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- The United Auto Workers union said on Thursdaythat 77 percent of voting members have ratified a four-yearlabor contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV .

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WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental ProtectionAgency will formally issue carbon regulations for power plantson Friday, opening the door to a wave of lawsuits from statesand industry groups.

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NEW YORK/SAN JUAN - U.S. Treasury Secretarycounselor Antonio Weiss warned that Puerto Rico faces ahumanitarian crisis without federal action, as he appealed toCongress to help the debt-ridden U.S. territory, in comments toa Senate committee hearing on Thursday.

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LONDON - The U.S. request to extraditeLondon-based trader Navinder Sarao, accused of helping to sparkthe 2010 Wall Street "flash crash", is "false and misleading"because it misrepresented the way markets work, his lawyer saidon Thursday.

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WASHINGTON - U.S. banking regulators plan to adoptlong-awaited rules on Thursday requiring big U.S. banks to postmore collateral when they trade in riskier derivatives.

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SAN JUAN/NEW YORK - The Obama administration isturning up the heat on U.S. lawmakers to help Puerto Rico out ofits worsening debt crisis, but it is likely to face heavyresistance from the Republican-controlled Congress.

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SAN JUAN/NEW YORK - The U.S. Treasury on Wednesdayurged Congress to help embattled Puerto Rico, saying the U.S.commonwealth needs the ability to file for bankruptcyprotection, have independent fiscal oversight, changes toMedicaid funding and access to the Earned Income Tax Credit.

21 Oct 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Guidelines to decide whethertransgender prison inmates in California can undergo sexreassignment surgery took effect Tuesday, making it the firstU.S. state to offer a regular path to such treatment.



21 Oct 2015

WILMINGTON, Del - A Delaware judge on Wednesdayrejected hedge fund Merion Capital's attempt to wring an extra$150 million from the 2013 sale of BMC Software Inc bygoing to court and arguing that a fair deal price should havebeen much higher.

21 Oct 2015

- Hard-disk drive maker Western Digital Corp agreed to buy SanDisk Corp in a $19 billiondeal that will increase its ability to make flash memory storagechips used in smartphones and tablets.

21 Oct 2015

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