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Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries in rebuff to U.S. threat


MONTREAL/PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus SE agreed on Monday to buy a majority stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jetliner program, grabbing control of a struggling competitor at the second attempt and giving the Canadian plane-and-train-maker an unexpected boost in its costly trade dispute with Boeing Co . Read more

Major Sears investor Berkowitz departs board; stock plunges


(Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp on Monday said that Bruce Berkowitz, head of the company's second-biggest investor, resigned from the board of directors less than two years after he sought a seat to help turn the struggling department store chain around, sending Sears stock down as much as 15 percent. Read more

Striking Canadian autoworkers ratify GM deal


MONTREAL (Reuters) - Striking Canadian workers on Monday voted nearly 86 percent in favor of a new four-year agreement with General Motors Co in a deal that would make it more costly for the U.S. automaker to shut the Ontario plant. Read more