Wednesday's Top News Headlines


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Oil Rises on European Optimism, Drop in U.S. Supplies

Government to Sell Off GM Stake; GM to Buy Back $5.5 Billion

Republic Services Hires New CFO Away From Summit

Dillard's Pays $2 Million to Settle EEOC Complaints

Nielsen Buys Arbitron for $1.26 Billion

Homebuilder Confidence Rises for 8th Straight Month

Gap Plans to Open Stores in Brazil and 3 Execs Settle SEC Fraud Charges

S&P Raises Greek Credit Rating

Ireland Rejects Latest Ryanair Bid for Aer Lingus

Oracle Boosts Profit, Beats Expectations for Q2

KBR Lifts Dividend by 60%

iSuppli: Nokia to Cede Top Market Spot for Full-Year 2012

JPMorgan Chase Names New Mortgage Chief

Breakup Fee Outlined for Sprint, Clearwire Deal

Sirius XM Radio Names James E. Meyer Interim CEO

Housing Starts Fall 3% in November

Zuckerberg Donates Facebook Stock Worth Nearly $500 Million

World Bank Releases New Asia Estimates

Jefferies Posts Strong Q4, Full-Year Results

Air Canada Discount Carrier Taking Off in July

Martha Stewart Living CEO to Step Down

Obama: He and Boehner "Pretty Close" to a Deal

Brazil Company Sells Cell Phones With iPhone Brand

Hyundai Recalls 18,000 Velosters

Boehner: Obama Should Support Fiscal Cliff Plan

U.S. Seeks "Balanced" Trade Relationship With China

Kodak to Sell Digital Imaging Patents for $525 Million

Gasoline Drops to $3.23 a Gallon

Cyprus' Parliament Approves Bailout-Driven Budget

Gold, Corn Fall in Trading

Amgen to Pay $762 Million to Settle Marketing Investigations

Euro Jumps to Eight-Month High Against Dollar

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