Daily business briefing: FCC looking to revise Internet rules

May 13, 2014 

The Federal Communications Commission wants tougher standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes. Learn more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Although an energy savings bill and the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline have been defeated in the Senate, supporters say they will keep trying to force Senate action. Read more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals says it will upgrade its bid to buy drugmaker Allergan for about $46 billion. The Canadian drugmaker will host a webcast later this month to explain why the offer is better than Allergan's plan to continue running as a stand-alone company. Find out more at http://www.bnd.com/business. ...

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Orders for Airbus Group dropped by more than 100 in the first quarter, but profits rose. The European plane maker predicts a stable year compared to 2013. For more information, go to http://www.bnd.com/business.

-- Will Buss, BND business writer

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