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  • *Platinum vs palladium graphic: http://link.reuters.com/nav65w. Platinum prices dropped 3.6 percent on Tuesday, their biggest one-day fall in more than two years, "whacked" by concerns that the German carmaker's years-long effort to dupe U.S. regulators on diesel emissions will hurt sales of diesel engines, said Ed Meir, metals analyst at INTL FCStone.

  • Sept 22- Cision, a provider of public relations software and intelligence, is working on a bid to acquire press release distributor PR Newswire Association LLC, according to people familiar with the matter. Cision, owned by private equity firm GTCR LLC, is participating in an auction run by British communications and events company UBM Plc, which owns PR Newswire,...

  • Sept 22- Turing Pharmaceuticals, a small company that generated outrage over raising the cost of an old anti-infective drug by more than 5,000 percent, said on Tuesday it would roll back that increase to make sure it remains affordable. Turing and its Chief Executive Officer Martin Shkreli became the new face of the U.S. drug pricing controversy this week, after...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Nissan Motor Co CEO Carlos Ghosn said it would be difficult for an automaker to conceal internally an effort to falsify vehicle emissions data, such as has happened at Volkswagen AG. "I don't think you can do something like this hiding in the bushes," said Ghosn, who is also CEO of Nissan's alliance partner, Renault SA, as well as chairman of their...

  • EXCLUSIVE-CISION PREPARES BID TO ACQUIRE PR NEWSWIRE ASSOCIATION LLC-SOURCES.

  • SEATTLE, Sept 22- The head of Boeing Co's largest union said on Tuesday that his members fear a Boeing factory in China will cause job losses in the Seattle area, and he said the union would use legal and legislative means to try to stem losses. Boeing said Tuesday it is negotiating to put a 737 finishing factory in China, to gain airplane orders. "We'll do everything we...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 22- The overall amount of frozen turkeys in U.S. warehouses last month declined from July and August 2014, after an outbreak of bird flu killed over nine million turkeys, experts said after Tuesday's government monthly cold storage report. Hens are a Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday staple. Turkey inventories tend to increase 11 million lbs...

  • Sept 22- The chief U.S. drug industry lobby on Tuesday sought to distance itself from the actions of Turing Pharmaceuticals, a small company that has sparked outrage by raising the cost of an old anti-infective drug by more than 5,000 percent. Turing and its Chief Executive Officer Martin Shkreli became the new face of the U.S. drug pricing controversy this week,...

  • Senator Ted Cruz said on Tuesday Congress should use the threat of a government shutdown to force President Barack Obama's administration to hand over more information about the nuclear agreement with Iran. Days after a deadline passed for Congress to vote on the nuclear pact, the 2016 presidential hopeful said any legislation to fund the government after...

  • OAKLAND, California, Sept 22- At the Volkswagen of Oakland dealership in California, the German company's "clean diesel-" powered cars were a big hit with eco-friendly customers. The world's biggest carmaker by sales told the Environmental Protection Agency that it used special software to lower emissions during vehicle inspections by U.S. regulators. 1/ 8.

  • U.S., CUBA TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL FOR CODE-SHARE AGREEMENT BETWEEN AIRLINES OF THE TWO COUNTRIES- STATE DEPT OFFICIAL.

  • AIRLINE SERVICE TO CUBA AS SOON AS POSSIBLE- STATE DEPT OFFICIAL.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Less than four days after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that Volkswagen had designed some of its diesel models to cheat emissions tests, lawyers have brought at least 25 class actions on behalf of scores of car owners in all 50 U.S. states. The lead plaintiff in the first case filed was David Fiol a personal injury attorney...

  • BOSTON, Sept 22- Harvard University's endowment posted a 5.8 percent return in fiscal year 2015 to hit a record $37.6 billion, the elite school's in-house fund management company said. The returns for the 12 months ended June 30 were driven by outsized profits in stocks, venture capital investments in technology and biotech, and real estate holdings, Harvard...

  • *Poland, Britain have shown support. LUXEMBOURG, Sept 23- Creating European hubs to capture and store carbon dioxide would be the cheapest route to low-carbon energy and the only way for some industries to cut their emissions, industry and government officials say. Carbon capture and storage technology has failed so far in Europe to draw enough investment.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 22- Invention start-up company Quirky Inc, backed by a string of venture capital funds, has filed for Chapter 11 relief and put its smart home platform Wink up for sale, court filings showed on Tuesday. Quirky raised $175 million in equity from investors including RRE Ventures, Northwest Venture Partners, Andreessen Horowitz and affiliates of...

  • SEATTLE, Sept 22- Boeing Co Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said on Tuesday he sees scope for additional 737 work going to China as the company continues to increase production rates of the single-aisle jetliner, though any changes would not come at the expense of U.S. jobs. "As we ramp up capabilities in China, including additional 737- related work, the actions...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- A legislative holding action to avert a U.S. government shutdown began taking shape in the Senate on Tuesday, but it was still far from certain whether a dispute over funding for women's healthcare group Planned Parenthood could be overcome. With only days remaining before an Oct. 1 deadline for action, Senate leaders said they were pursuing a...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 22- Chicago's budget woes have handed rideshare companies like Uber Technologies and Lyft a major victory- long-sought-after access to pick up passengers at the city's busy airports, O'Hare International and Midway. Chicago faces a $745 million budget shortfall and has $20 billion in unfunded pension liabilities. At least one ridesharing...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Brent settled up on Tuesday, while U.S. crude finished down 2 percent but off its lows after a partial pipeline outage and bets of positive U.S. inventory data helped oil offset skittish sentiment in financial markets. Oil saw more support in post-settlement trade after industry group the American Petroleum Institute reported that U.S. crude...