The two firms, which have reportedly been discussing a merger, are now sharing office space in at least one city. Two sources say the firms have agreed to combine operations.
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Hillary Clinton still faces scrutiny over her email practices as secretary of state, but a federal court ruling on Friday cleared the Democratic presidential nominee from facing an in-person deposition by a government watchdog group’s lawyers. Although she will have to submit to answering questions in writing.
Federal regulators on Friday recommended "universal testing" of donated blood for the Zika virus at centers in the United States, which could stress blood centers and testing facilities, not all of which have access to the new tests.
Several industry groups and state regulators this week urged a federal appeals court in Washington to leave untouched a judge's ruling against designation of MetLife Inc. as a "systemically important financial institution."
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Weeks before the U.S. Justice Department sued to block Aetna's multibillion-dollar acquisition of Humana, Aetna's chief executive had a stern warning to regulators: The company would leave Affordable Care Act exchanges if the deal is blocked. That happened this week. But the insurance giant's move might not help its defense in the blockbuster antitrust case in Washington, antitrust lawyers say.