BBC: Irish fruit firm Fyffes and U.S. brand Chiquita will merge to create the world's largest banana company, worth about $1 billion.
CNN: Researchers have developed a blood test that will predict whether a healthy person will develop the disease.
Reuters: Cerberus Capital Management will acquire the second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator for about $9.4 billion.
WSJ: The U.S. labor force grew as people joined the workforce, but so did the number of unemployed.
Newsweek: The creator of the virtual currency is 64-year-old Satoshi Nakamoto from Los Angeles, CA.
Forbes: The office-supplies retailer released disappointing fourth quarter earning results.
WSJ: The European Union would make at least $15.12 billion in grants and loans available for Ukraine.
BBC: The World Health Organization advises people to halve the amount of sugar in their diet.
WSJ: President Obama proposed a $3.9 trillion budget package.
Bloomberg: The electronics chain's shares slumped the most in more than four months.
BBC: The Microsoft founder's total net worth was estimated at $76 billion.
New York Times: Western nations sought a political and economic response to the crisis in Ukraine.
Reuters: The world's largest bitcoin exchange filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan.