Lions Gate's Latest Deal May Be Starz-Crossed

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Lions Gate’s deal for Starz comes with financial benefits, but it may not solve either company’s strategic challenges.

Birmingham Fast-Food Workers Expand Civil Rights Wage Suit

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Fast-food workers and civil rights groups in Birmingham, Ala., are expanding their constitutional challenge to a recent state law that prohibits cities from setting their own higher minimum wages by adding more participants and a voting-rights claim to bolster their original lawsuit.

U.K.'s EU Exit Poses Data-Protection Dilemma

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Brexit risks stripping companies of their ability to freely store information about EU residents on British soil, potentially creating a new barrier to trade in the region.

Hertz Offering Special Rental Rates to Uber Drivers

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Hertz said it will provide special rental rates to drivers working for Uber and Lyft, a move designed to bolster its presence in the ride-sharing industry.

Lions Gate Agrees to Buy Starz in $4.4 Billion Deal

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With its agreement to acquire Starz for $4.4 billion including debt, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is poised to become a bigger player in media mogul John Malone’s plan to consolidate the content business.

UPS, Pilots Agree to New Tentative Five-Year Labor Contract

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United Parcel Service and its pilots have agreed to a new tentative five-year labor contract, ending nearly five years of negotiations.

Exxon Touts Carbon Tax to Oil Industry

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Exxon is ramping up its lobbying of other energy firms to support a carbon tax, marking a shift in the oil giant’s approach to climate change.

California Attorney General Investigating Major Oil Refiners

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California’s attorney general has issued subpoenas to major oil refiners as part of an investigation into whether the companies artificially raised retail gasoline prices in the state, according to people familiar with the matter

IMF Urges Policy Makers to Prepare Brexit Contingency Plans

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Brexit-fueled uncertainty is the biggest risk to the global economy as financial market tremors from the U.K.’s decision to exit the EU could further shake the world, the International Monetary Fund warned.

Puerto Rico's Population Loss Deepens Economic Crisis

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Puerto Rico has suffered a 9% population decline in the past decade, worsening the island’s debt crisis and challenging the survival of its hospitals and health-care system.

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