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Saturday, June 25, 2005

News in brief

Canada's Telus has rejected a new contract proposal from the Telecommunications Workers Union, saying it reflects outdated notions about the changing industry.

U.S. Unwired is seeking to block the pending Nextel-Sprint merger, claiming it will violate U.S. Unwired's contract with Sprint.

Claiming that the South African Rugby Union is breaching his contract by interfering with his team selection, Springbok coach Jake White says he'll resign if things don't improve.

The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation, which lost more than $200 million in the collapse of a hedge fund, says the fund violated its contract by using too much leverage.

A Fluor Corp. subsidiary has been hit with a breach of contract judgment that could total $60 million.

Iran has let the first contract for exploratory oil drilling in the Caspian Sea.

Ukraine says it will sign a 25-year deal with Turkmenistan for delivery of natural gas, which will cut prices from $58 to $44 per thousand cubic meters.

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