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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 28, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, March 28, 2013.
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Legal group notes absurd lawsuits of 2012

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- A suit filed against the victim by a Florida driver who admitted to vehicular manslaughter after driving drunk topped a list of most ridiculous U.S. lawsuits.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
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Anheuser-Busch loses name in Europe

Anheuser-Busch loses name in Europe

BRUSSELS, March 26 (UPI) -- The European Court of First Instances upheld a trademark ruling against U.S. brewer Anheuser-Busch Thursday, saying the name "Budweiser" was already taken.

Anheuser-Busch wants its roof back

CHICAGO, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Anheuser-Busch alleges in a lawsuit against the owner of a Chicago building that the beer company should be able to advertise on the site's roof.
More cuts likely at Anheuser-Busch InBev

More cuts likely at Anheuser-Busch InBev

ST. LOUIS, July 23 (UPI) -- Belgian beer giant InBev has targeted $500 million in operating cost cuts for its new U.S. franchise Anheuser-Busch, executive Carlos Brito said.

Report: Anheuser-Busch accepts InBev deal

ST. LOUIS, July 13 (UPI) -- Anheuser-Busch Cos., based in St. Louis, agreed Sunday to be acquired by the Belgian firm InBev NV, The Wall Street Journal said.
Anheuser-Busch, InBev begin friendly talks

Anheuser-Busch, InBev begin friendly talks

ST. LOUIS, July 12 (UPI) -- St. Louis-based brewer Anheuser-Busch Cos. has contacted the Belgian firm InBev to discuss a possible friendly takeover, analysts say.
InBev files notice to fire A-B board

InBev files notice to fire A-B board

BRUSSELS, July 7 (UPI) -- Belgian brewer InBev said Monday it would remove the entire Anheuser-Busch board as part of its $46 billion hostile takeover bid for the U.S. brewing giant.

Higher prices due from Anheuser-Busch

ST. LOUIS, June 28 (UPI) -- Anheuser-Busch Cos. plans to hike the cost of its beers as part of an attempt to bolster the company, a source close to the St. Louis brewery says.

Battle of brewers starts in Delaware

DOVER, Del., June 26 (UPI) -- The world's largest brewer, InBev, launched a legal salvo in Delaware Thursday in an attempt to take over U.S. beer giant Anheuser-Busch, court papers said.

McCain's wife said pressured in beer deal

PHOENIX, June 25 (UPI) -- Cindy McCain, wife of the likely GOP U.S. presidential nominee, is facing some pressure over a possible sale of Anheuser-Busch, politicians' comments suggest.

InBev reportedly mulling Anheuser takeover

ST. LOUIS, May 24 (UPI) -- InBev, the Belgian maker of Beck's and Stella Artois, is considering a takeover bid for the U.S. company Anheuser-Busch.

Anheuser-Busch champ of Super Bowl ads

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Focus groups chose Anheuser-Busch's hardworking Clydesdale trying to make the team as the best of the 54 ads shown during the Super Bowl.

Miller, Anheuser-Busch renew ad gibes

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- No. 2 U.S. beer maker Miller Brewing Co. attacked No. 1 Anheuser-Busch Cos. with a TV commercial spoofing A-B's Clydesdale horses and Dalmatian dog.

Report: Anheuser-Busch, InBev merger talks

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Anheuser-Busch Cos. is in merger talks with the world's largest beer producer, Belgium's InBev SA, a published report said Thursday.

Anheuser-Busch names a Busch as new CEO

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. of St. Louis named August A. Busch IV as its new chief executive, the fifth generation of the family to run the beer company.

Anheuser-Busch buys Rolling Rock beer

ST. LOUIS, May 19 (UPI) -- Anheuser-Busch Cos. of St. Louis, the world's biggest brewer, is paying $82 million for the Rolling Rock beer brand and recipes.

Anheuser-Busch in Bud battle in Europe

PARIS, March 3 (UPI) -- St. Louis-based brewer Anheuser-Busch Friday appealed a European court ruling keeping it from marketing its Budweiser beer name in Portugal.

Anheuser-Busch taps into Tsingtao

BEIJING, April 13 (UPI) -- Anheuser-Busch increased its stake in China's biggest beer maker, Tsingtao Brewery, from 9.9 to 27 percent Wednesday.

Anheuser-Busch acquires China's Harbin

HONG KONG, June 4 (UPI) -- Anheuser-Busch has acquired China's publicly traded Harbin Brewery Group, the fourth-largest brewery in the world's largest beer market by volume.

Anheuser-Busch may have gotten Harbin

ST. LOUIS, June 1 (UPI) -- St. Louis' Anheuser-Busch, the world's biggest brewer, has outbid a European rival for China's Harbin brewery, the Financial Times reported Tuesday.

Anheuser-Busch sparks beer war in China

ST. LOUIS, May 4 (UPI) -- St. Louis, Mo.-based beermaker Anheuser-Busch's stake in a Chinese brewery has sparked a beer war with SABMiller PLC, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reportd.
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