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Ethiopia Diverts Nile for Huge $4.7 Billion Hydro Dam
By Aaron MaashoADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia began diverting a stretch of the Nile on Tuesday to make way for a $4.7 billion hydroelectric dam that is worrying downstream countries dependent on the world''s longest river for water.The Horn of Africa country has laid out plans to invest more than ...
BP Announces $8B Share Buyback
LONDON (AP) -- Oil company BP says it will buy back $8 billion in shares after completing a complex deal for TNK-BP.Friday''s announcement comes after BP completed the sale of its 50 percent interest in Russia''s third-largest oil producer, TNK-BP.BP invested $8 billion in cash, shares and assets wh...
Microsoft Might Invest In Dell Buyout
Microsoft is considering investing $1 billion to $3 billion to help Michael Dell take his company private, according to a report issued Tuesday.
4 Ways Microsoft-Dell Deal Could Benefit IT
What''s in it for business customers if Microsoft invests $1 billion or more in Dell''s buyout deal?
GM Plans $600M Upgrade At Kansas City Plant
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- General Motors is investing in a $600 million upgrade at its assembly plant in Kansas City, Kan.The automaker said Monday it will start construction this year on a 450,000-square-foot paint shop, a new stamping press and other improvements at the Fairfax Assembly Plant.GM C...