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Belgium's InBev offers $46 billion for maker of Bud - Los Angeles Times

June 12th, 2008, 11:28

By @ June 12th, 2008, 11:28 in General

On Wednesday, giant Belgium-based brewer InBev made an unsolicited offer worth roughly $46 billion for the American brewing icon Anheuser-Busch Cos.. Such a combination would create the world's largest brew meister, with brands that would reach from Brussels to Beijing to Buffalo. But no matter who more info

The parade of iPhone lookalikes continues. Soon after Apple announced the first iPhone a year ago, factories in Asia, at the behest of U.S. phone carriers, were asked to respond to the sleek, touch-screen device. Some already have reached America; more are coming. The latest to arrive is the Samsung more info

Oil prices fell in Asian trading Thursday as the dollar climbed, but traders said the outlook was for further gains amid worries about global supplies. Midday in Singapore, light, sweet crude for July delivery was down 91 cents at $135.47 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile more info

BLENCOE, Iowa - Four people were killed and 40 more injured after a tornado razed a Boy Scout camp in western Iowa , swooping down on frightened scouts who likely had little warning the twister was upon them until it was too late. Tornadoes also touched down in Kansas , Minnesota and Nebraska on more info

Wall Street tumbled Wednesday as oil prices rebounded, fanning concerns that inflation will further pinch consumers and lead central banks to raise interest rates. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 205.99, or 1.68 percent, to 12,083.77. Investors are uneasy about oil prices, which on Wednesday more info

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