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AP Top Business News at 11:54 a.m. EDT

Hershey stock soars after report of Mondelez takeover bid
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of Hershey are soaring after a report that it could be taken over by Oreo cookie maker Mondelez International....

Lions Gate to buy cable channel Starz in $4.4 billion deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Film and TV studio Lions Gate is buying cable channel operator Starz in a deal worth $4.4 billion....

Boris bows out: UK in shock as Johnson avoids leadership bid
LONDON (AP) -- The race to become Britain's next prime minister took a dramatic, unexpected turn Thursday as former London Mayor Boris Johnson - popular with the public and widely considered to be a front-runner - ruled himself out of contention after the defection of a key ally....

The Latest: Bank of England head 'can't protect from pain'
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on Britain's vote to leave the European Union (all times local):...

Moviegoers to Hollywood: It better be good
NEW YORK (AP) -- As Hollywood girds for a low-key Fourth of July box office weekend and watches its summer season dip 15 percent below last year's, an even more worrisome trend has taken shape: Moviegoers are growing pickier....

US stock indexes move higher in morning trading
U.S. stock indexes moved higher in morning trading Thursday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings news. The market was coming off a two-day rally as investors' anxiety about Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union eased. Consumer and industrial companies were among the biggest risers....

Claims for unemployment aid rise but remain at low level
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, but the level of jobless claims remains low enough to suggest that most workers enjoy job security....

Average US 30-year mortgage falls to 3.48 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slid to new lows for the year this week amid market upheaval stoked by Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Rates are at three-year lows at the height of the spring home buying season....

Here come the virtual reality Olympics ... for Samsung users
NEW YORK (AP) -- Athletes in Rio will compete to be the fastest sprinter and highest jumper at the Olympics this August. But there's another test underway as well: How well can virtual reality capture sporting events?...

Eurozone inflation back above zero in June, but still low
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The annual rate of inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro rose to 0.1 percent in June from below zero, but is still far short of official targets....

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US stock indexes move higher in morning trading

Hershey stock soars after report of Mondelez takeover bid

Claims for unemployment aid rise but remain at low level

Italian bank UniCredit taps Mustier as CEO to boost profits

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EU opens probe of global beer giant AB InBev

Eurozone inflation back above zero in June, but still low

German jobless rate edges below 6 percent in June

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