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R.J. Reynolds to fight widow's $23.6B legal win

Tobacco giant vows to appeal whopping wrongful death award, but widow Cynthia Robinson says "justice has been served"

Comcast's Profit Rises 15%

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Comcast's second-quarter profit rose 15%, as it reduced its rate of video-subscriber losses, posted an increase in high-speed Internet customers and boosted profit in its NBCUniversal entertainment arm.

United Technologies Profit Up 7.7%, Raises Lower End of Guidance

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United Technologies Corp. said its second-quarter earnings rose 7.7% as revenue improved in its aerospace systems and elevator businesses.

Britain to hold public inquiry into death of ex-KGB agent Litvinenko

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it will hold a public inquiry into the death of former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, who accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of ordering his murder from his deathbed after he was poisoned in London in 2006.

Travelers Operating Profit Falls

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Travelers said it posted an 18% decline in operating profit in its second quarter, falling short of Wall Street's expectations as claims from wind and hail storms drove catastrophe costs higher.