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Uber says it will pull out of Quebec

Uber Technologies said that it will stop operating in the Canadian province of Quebec next month, pulling out to avoid following tough new regulations announced last week.

California considers its own ban on combustion-engine cars

The internal combustion engine's days could be numbered in California, where officials are mulling whether a ban on sales of polluting autos is needed to achieve long-term targets for cleaner air. Such a ban would replicate moves by China, France and the U.K.