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A historic autoworkers strike

US auto workers are striking to protect workers against the move to electric vehicles, and UK prime minister Rishi Sunak won’t attend the climate ambition summit at the UN General Assembly this week. Plus, Instacart has raised the price range for its initial public offering following the success of Arm’s blockbuster debut. 


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Strike pits US auto union in existential struggle over shift to electric vehicles

Rishi Sunak decides against attending UN General Assembly

Instacart raises IPO price range after success of Arm listing

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