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UPDATE 1-Lawsuit accuses Wells Fargo of biased lending in Chicago area

Nov 28 - Wells Fargo & Co was sued on Friday by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of targeting black, Hispanic and female borrowers with predatory and discriminatory lending in the Chicago area.

Lawsuit accuses Wells Fargo of biased lending in Chicago area

Nov 28 - Wells Fargo & Co was sued on Friday by Cook County, Illinois, which accused the largest U.S. mortgage lender of targeting black, Hispanic and female borrowers with predatory and discriminatory lending in the Chicago area.

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Pursuit and restraint raise police officers’ risk of sudden death

(Reuters Health) – Police officers are at increased risk for sudden cardiac death when performing stressful duties like chasing, restraining or fighting with suspects, researchers say.

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Kenya's mega-port plan faces another delay over lawsuit

NAIROBI, Nov 28 - Kenya's high court on Friday ordered a halt to the long-delayed development of a mega-port on the country's northern coast for at least two weeks to allow a lawsuit lodged by local landowners over compensation to move forward.

28 Nov 2014

France to rank cars for pollution, wants to phase out diesel fuel

PARIS - France wants to gradually phase out the use of diesel fuel for private passenger transport and will put in place a system to identify the most polluting vehicles, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Friday.

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France to rank cars for pollution, wants to phase out diesel fuel

PARIS, Nov 28 - France wants to gradually phase out the use of diesel fuel for private passenger transport and will put in place a system to identify the most polluting vehicles, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Friday.

28 Nov 2014

German retail sales bounce back strongly in October

BERLIN - German retail sales bounced back strongly in October after a steep drop in September as the private consumption that has become vital for growth in Europe's biggest economy showed signs of renewed strength. | Video

28 Nov 2014

Switzerland moves to boost number of women executives

ZURICH, Nov 28 - Switzerland's government released an early draft of a law on Friday recommending that women occupy at least 30 percent of management and board posts at top listed companies, in a tentative move to use legislation to boost numbers.

28 Nov 2014

Fitch Affirms Pernod Ricard SA at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) MILAN/LONDON, November 28 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Pernod Ricard SA's (Pernod) Long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured rating at 'BBB-' and Short-term IDR at 'F3'. The Outlook is Stable. Pernod's ratings continue to be supported by the group's industry-leading position in the cash generative global spirits industry and its stable business profile, which includes a large diversified portf

28 Nov 2014

UPDATE 1-Barclays' banking and mortgage complaints rise in third quarter

* Mortgage complaints up 18 percent to 2,700 (Adds banking and mortgage complaints, comment)

28 Nov 2014