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  • The FDA increased authorized use of the pill to 70 days of gestation from the current 49 days, cut the recommended dose of the drug and reduced the number of required visits to a doctor. The changes are expected to allow greater access to medication abortions, particularly in Texas, North Dakota and Ohio, which have laws that require providers to prescribe the drug...

  • WASHINGTON, March 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday appeared likely to rule that property owners can challenge the federal government in court over the need for permits under a national water protection law in a case involving a company's plans for a Minnesota peat mine. A majority of the eight justices appeared sympathetic toward North Dakota- based...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- As Wall Street remakes itself on a former rail yard in the far west of Midtown Manhattan, one surprising name is leading the way. Wells Fargo& Co, the San Francisco- based lender known for its retail banking business, has picked out space for a trading operation to use as a base for a stealth attack on the investment banking world.

  • March 29- A Wells Fargo& Co unit will pay $8.5 million to California and five of the state's counties to settle charges that it violated customers' privacy due to not disclosing in a timely fashion that it was recording their calls. Wells Fargo Bank broke California's privacy laws, which require notifying customers at the start of a phone call that they are being...

  • WELLS FARGO DID NOT NOTIFY CUSTOMERS IN TIMELY FASHION THAT IT WAS RECORDING THEIR PHONE CALLS- CALIFORNIA AG.

  • WELLS FARGO'S CONDUCT VIOLATED CALIFORNIA LAW WHICH REQUIRES DISCLOSURE AT START OF PHONE CALLS.

  • WELLS FARGO NEITHER ADMITTED NOR DENIED LIABILITY- CALIFORNIA AG.

  • WELLS FARGO BANK TO PAY $8.5 MLN TO CALIFORNIA, COUNTIES FOR PRIVACY VIOLATIONS- CALIFORNIA ATTORNEY GENERAL.

  • March 28- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its ownership stake in Wells Fargo& Co to 10 percent, a level that could mean increased federal scrutiny over the investment. Berkshire owns 506.3 million shares of Wells Fargo, worth about $24.7 billion, mainly through subsidiaries, according to filings with the U.S. Securities...

  • March 28- Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Monday said it has increased its ownership stake in Wells Fargo& Co to 10 percent, a level that could mean increased federal scrutiny over the investment. Berkshire owns 506.3 million shares of Wells Fargo, worth about $24.7 billion, mainly through subsidiaries, according to filings with the U.S. Securities...

  • *Crude prices fall on strong dollar, stockpile build. NEW YORK, March 24- U.S. stocks broke a five-week winning streak on Thursday with a strengthening dollar weighing on commodity-related shares. I think it's natural for folks to take a deep breath and take some chips off the table, "said Jeff Buetow, president of BFRC Services in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • NEW YORK, March 24- Wall Street stocks were mostly slightly lower on Thursday as dollar strength damaged oil and commodity share prices and financials weakened, threatening to end the S&P 500' s five-week winning streak. I think it's natural for folks to take a deep breath and take some chips off the table, "said Jeff Buetow, President and BFRC Services in...

  • March 24- Wall Street was lower on Thursday ahead of the long Easter weekend, as Wells Fargo led declines in financial stocks and gains in the dollar hurt commodities. Wells Fargo's 2.2 percent drop was the biggest drag on the S&P 500. Louis Fed President James Bullard, a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee, became the latest official to take a hawkish...

  • *Crude prices fall below $40 a barrel. Louis Fed President James Bullard, a voting member of the Federal Open Market Committee, became the latest official to take a hawkish stance after he said on Thursday that another hike "may not be far off." "The outlook for most investors is caution," said Amir Madden, portfolio manager at asset management firm GAM in New York.

  • *Crude prices fall below $40 a barrel. March 24- Wall Street was lower on Thursday morning, ahead of the long Easter weekend, as a stronger dollar weighed on crude oil. "You've had a pretty good recovery here now, and it seems like risk-reward certainly isn't as attractive," said Aaron Clark, a portfolio manager at GW&K Investment Management in Boston.

  • LONDON, March 24- The political economy of oil prices in the United States is complicated. The United States is the world's largest oil consumer and one of its biggest importers. And its oil is medium-cost, more expensive to produce than the large fields in the Middle East but cheaper than frontier areas like the Arctic.

  • CHICAGO, March 23- Archer Daniels Midland Co has filed a lawsuit against Canadian Pacific over service disruptions in 2013 and 2014 at crop-processing plants in North Dakota and Minnesota, alleging they stemmed partly from cost-cutting and the Canadian railroad's pursuit of merger partners. Chicago- based ADM, one of the world's largest grain traders and...

  • CHICAGO, March 23- Archer Daniels Midland Co has filed a lawsuit against Canadian Pacific over service disruptions in 2013 and 2014 at crop-processing plants in North Dakota and Minnesota, alleging they stemmed in part from cost-cutting and the Canadian railroad's pursuit of merger partners. Chicago- based ADM, one of the world's largest grain traders and...

  • CHICAGO, March 23- Archer Daniels Midland Co has filed a lawsuit against Canadian Pacific over service disruptions in 2013 and 2014 at crop-processing plants in North Dakota and Minnesota, alleging they stemmed in part from cost-cutting and the Canadian railroad's pursuit of merger partners.

  • HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, March 21- A dreaded scenario for U.S. oil bulls might just be becoming a reality. In key shale areas such as Eagle Ford or Wolfcamp and Bone Spring in Texas such backlog has fallen by as much as a third over the past six months, according to data compiled by Alex Beeker, a researcher at Wood Mackenzie. About 660 wells could be the equivalent of between...