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  • Jack Train, 1922-2014

    Jack Train, 1922-2014
    Jack Train, a managerial mastermind who ran one of Chicago's major architectural firms and had a hand in some of the most revered postwar buildings designed here, died Monday, March 17, at his home in Barrington. Mr. Train was 91. The cause of death was...
  • Julie A. Brady, Republican activist, 1962-2014

    Julie A. Brady, Republican activist, 1962-2014
    Julie A. Brady, a prominent figure in Illinois Republican politics, worked as a volunteer at the state level for several candidates and was an early supporter of the GOP's 2008 presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain. The wife of former Illinois...
  • AbbVie to Buy Shire for $54.8 billion in biggest inversion

    AbbVie to Buy Shire for $54.8 billion in biggest inversion
    AbbVie Inc. is buying Shire for nearly $55 billion, the largest deal in a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, and the latest example of companies taking foreign addresses to cut taxes. The deal will allow North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...
  • AbbVie to buy drugmaker Shire in nearly $55 billion deal

    AbbVie to buy drugmaker Shire in nearly $55 billion deal
    AbbVie Inc. has inked a nearly $55 billion deal to acquire drugmaker Shire PLC, the companies announced in a joint statement Friday morning. The deal, the largest of a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, will allow the North Chicago-...
  • Appeals court leaves intact major gay rights ruling

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Leaving intact a ruling that provides unprecedented legal protections for gays and lesbians, a federal appeals court on Tuesday refused to reconsider a case that found it unconstitutional to exclude jurors from civil trials based on their...
  • Chronic pain statistic called exaggerated, misleading

    MILWAUKEE When faced with intense criticism for her agency's approval of the powerful narcotic painkiller Zohydro, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg turned to a sobering statistic:100 million Americans are suffering from...
  • Baxter has no plans for inversion with spinoff

     Baxter has no plans for inversion with spinoff
    While its peers in the northern suburbs and around the pharmaceutical industry have been lining up foreign mergers to help sidestep U.S. taxes, Baxter International said Thursday it has no plans to jump on the bandwagon. The Deerfield-based health...
  • AbbVie to buy Shire in $55-billion deal that slashes tax rate

    AbbVie to buy Shire in $55-billion deal that slashes tax rate
    Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. said Friday it would buy European rival Shire for $55 billion and reincorporate in Britain, allowing the company to slash its tax rate in the latest move by an American firm to shelter its foreign earnings. The deal...
  • Obama takes aim at firms that shift profits overseas to avoid taxes

    Obama takes aim at firms that shift profits overseas to avoid taxes
    The Obama administration called out corporate America for its growing use of a tactic to avoid paying taxes and urged lawmakers to act quickly to put a halt to the maneuver. In a sharply worded letter to key congressional tax code writers, Treasury...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: June inducsrial proaction and capacity utilization, June PPI, NAHB housing market index for July, weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: Abbott Laboratories, Northern Trust Corp., RLI Corp. Other earnings: AMR Corp., Bank of America, eBay...
  • Abbott supera estimaciones de ganancias en segundo trimestre

    (Reuters) - Abbott Laboratories Inc reportó el miércoles ganancias trimestrales mejores a lo esperado por una recuperación en las ventas de sus productos nutricionales y mejores márgenes de utilidades en otras áreas de negocio. Las ventas de productos...
  • Abbott beats 2Q profit forecast

    Abbott beats 2Q profit forecast
    Abbott Laboratories Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday as demand for its recently-recalled infant formulas began to recover and profit margins improved for other business segments. Sales of nutritional products, the...