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Couche-Tard to chase other deals after Carrefour failure

Executives at Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. defended a failed bid for Carrefour SA and said they would still like to buy the French grocer some day, but will turn their focus to other potential deals. The Canadian convenience store operator made a $ 25-billion (Cdn) offer that was shot down by French Finance Minister Bruno Le…

Reports that Brazil rejected Russian Covid-19 vaccine are ‘inaccurate’, Sputnik V sponsor says, after approval hiccup

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine has hit a stumbling block in Brazil, where the regulator has demanded additional paperwork for its emergency use. Moscow has assured that the vaccine is still on course in the Latin American nation. The Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) announced on Saturday that it had returned a request for the emergency…

Dr. Dre back home after reported brain aneurysm treatment

LOS ANGELES – Dr. Dre was back at home Saturday after being treated at a Los Angeles hospital for a reported brain aneurysm. Peter Paterno, an attorney for the music mogul, said Dre was home but offered no other details in an email exchange Saturday. The rapper and producer reportedly was released Friday from Cedars-Sinai…

Alimentations Couche-Tard, Carrefour consider partnerships after takeover talks end

LAVAL, Que. – Alimentation Couche–Tard Inc. and the French grocer it was courting say they have abandoned takeover talks but will consider future operational partnerships. The Laval-based convenience store chain and Carrefour SA issued a joint statement saying they recently discussed a possible deal, but are no longer continuing with those conversations after recent events.…