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Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late on Wednesday to avert a potential rail shutdown that could disrupt cargo shipments and impede food and fuel supplies, but one small union rejected a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger trips.Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKa.N) BNSF …

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Newly-launched U.S. drugs head toward record-high prices in 2022

Median annual price for new U.S. drugs this year is $257,000Eight of 13 drugs launched in 2022 priced over $200,000 per yearSome drugmakers disclose less information on pricingAug 15 (Reuters) – Drugmakers are launching new medicines at record-high prices this year, a Reuters analysis has found, highlighting their pricing power even as Congress moves to …

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Large U.S. law firms mostly quiet on abortion ruling, are walking a ‘tightrope’

June 26 (Reuters) – The largest U.S. law firms did not take a public stance following the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade on Friday, diverging from the approach of some major companies that have made statements on the closely watched abortion case.The high court’s 6-3 Dobbs decision upheld a Republican-backed Mississippi law …

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