Thursday, 02 July 2015  
Shell offers 50 percent premium to buy BG for $70 billion

(Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell agreed to buy smaller rival BG Group for $70 billion in the first oil super-merger in more than a decade to close the gap with the world's largest oil firm U.S. ExxonMobil .

Ferguson voters make history and increase turnout

Ferguson, Mo., residents changed history in Tuesday's elections.


Today in History for April 8th

Highlights of this day in history: Pope John Paul II's funeral held at the Vatican; Artist Pablo Picasso and teen AIDS patient Ryan White die; Hank Aaron becomes baseball's career home run king; Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain found dead. (April 8)


Repair Fair offers free fixes for gadgets
California proposes desert water-use cuts of up to 35%
Request to lift hold of Obama immigration action denied
Detroit churches, schools sued over unpaid light bills
6 factions Rand Paul must court in Iowa, activists say
Lacey Spears to be sentenced today in son's death
Fatal shooting by S.C. cop caught on video
S.C. police officer charged in fatal shooting
Teachers turn to crowdfunding to meet classroom needs

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