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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - March 31
March 31, 2017 / 4:18 AM / 8 months ago

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - March 31

March 31 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric's chief executive, says climate change is real, a position at odds with the Trump administration.

- Volkswagen took another step to move past its emissions-cheating scandal by agreeing to pay $157 million to 10 states in the United States to settle environmental lawsuits.

- By a single vote, the Senate gave final approval on Thursday to a measure to block cities and counties from organizing retirement savings accounts for workers who have no access to employer-sponsored plans.

- Palmer Luckey, a founder of the virtual-reality technology company Oculus, has left Facebook three years after the social network acquired his company for close to $3 billion.

Compiled by Parikshit Mishra in Bengaluru

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