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Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- “Guardians of the Galaxy,” the hit movie about a group of misfit superheroes from Walt Disney Co.’s Marvel studio, stayed atop U.S. and Canadian theaters as Hollywood finished the worst summer for ticket sales since 2006.

Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- European money markets that are at record lows are pricing in around a 50 percent probability the European Central Bank will cut its refinancing and deposit rates by 10 basis points this week, BNP Paribas SA said.

Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Romain Stephan is leaving his role as Citigroup Inc.’s head of equities for France to join Silver Time Partners SAS, a Paris-based asset-management company.

Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Novartis AG gained the most in almost three years after a study showed that an experimental heart failure drug kept more patients from dying or being hospitalized than the standard therapy, a result that may transform treatment of the disease that afflicts 26 million people worldwide.

Sept. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Billionaire Xavier Niel’s Iliad SA is talking to private-equity firms about teaming up to make an improved offer for Deutsche Telekom AG’s T-Mobile US Inc. unit, according to people familiar with the matter.

The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling began to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel emptied its hotel.

The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine.

North Carolina business recruiters offered Toyota more than $100 million in incentives for the world's largest carmaker to move its North American headquarters to Charlotte rather than a Dallas suburb, but still lost out to a Texas offer half that size.

Ahead of a raft of economic developments this week, financial markets started the week on a lackluster note Monday as Wall Street was closed for the Labor Day holiday.

Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security cooperation as visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy.

The Dutch government says it plans to send 100 troops to northern Afghanistan as part of a NATO mission due to start in 2015, when the alliance's combat mission in the war-weary nation ends.

Human Rights Watch said Monday one of the witnesses for its investigation into mass killings in Egypt last summer was detained, calling for his release.

The U.N.'s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government's request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and parts of Iraq.

A government official says a Yemen presidential envoy has arrived in the northern stronghold of a Shiite rebel group for a last-minute effort to end a standoff with the government.

Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.

As states liberalize their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths. Researchers, though, are divided on the question.

Senegalese authorities on Monday were monitoring everyone who was in contact with a student infected with Ebola who crossed into the country, and who has lost three family members to the disease.


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