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NEW YORK - JPMorgan Chase & Co on Fridaywon the dismissal of a U.S. whistleblower lawsuit filed by aformer vice president who claimed the bank ignored red flagsabout a client's potential fraud, even after authorities exposedthe massive Ponzi scheme operated by longtime JPMorgan clientBernard Madoff.

09 Oct 2015

Sacramento, Calif., and Los Angeles - CaliforniaGovernor Jerry Brown on Friday signed into law the state's firstcomprehensive regulations of medical marijuana, two decadesafter legalization fueled a wild west of disparate local rules,a gray market in cultivation and concerns about the ease ofobtaining the drug.

09 Oct 2015

- PetSmart Inc's talks to acquire Petco HoldingsInc have stalled over disagreements about sharing the risk ofgetting the deal approved by U.S. antitrust authorities, peoplefamiliar with the matter said on Friday.

09 Oct 2015

- Dell Inc is planning to use equity in cloudsoftware company VMware Inc to help pay for itsacquisition of EMC Corp in a deal valuing the datastorage company at more than $55 billion, according to peoplefamiliar with the matter.

09 Oct 2015

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A Florida judge seeking toresolve a long-running legal dispute over the state'scongressional districts on Friday sent the state Supreme Court anew map that breaks up the constituency of U.S. RepresentativeDaniel Webster, a Republican vying to become speaker of theHouse.

09 Oct 2015

- Breast implant maker Sientra Inc saidit has placed a temporary hold on sales of medical implants madeby a Brazilian contract manufacturer, sending its shares down 11percent in extended trading.

09 Oct 2015

- General Electric Co is in advanced talksto sell a specialty finance portfolio, worth more than $30billion, to Wells Fargo & Co, according to a personfamiliar with the matter, as the industrial conglomerate returnsto its roots.

09 Oct 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - An Arkansas judge issued anorder on Friday that temporarily blocked the scheduledexecutions of eight convicted murderers after lawyers for thedeath row inmates challenged secrecy provisions in the state'slethal injection procedures.

09 Oct 2015

NEW YORK - A deputy United Nations ambassador fromthe Dominican Republic facing U.S. charges over a bribery schemehad his bail set at $2 million on Friday, despite a prosecutor'swarnings that he poses a flight risk.

09 Oct 2015

Oct 9 - Health insurer Cigna Corp on Fridayagreed to drop its requirement that patients with HIV/AIDS getsome of their medications exclusively through its mail-orderpharmacy, settling a consumer lawsuit.

09 Oct 2015

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