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MINEOLA, N.Y.–The former COO at Winthrop University Hospital Employees Federal Credit Union has pleaded guilty in federal court to embezzling more than $465,000 to fund what prosecutors had called an "extravagant lifestyle.”

PURCHASE, N.Y.—After years of unsuccessful efforts to enter the Chinese market, Mastercard is trying again by joining with a Chinese company close to the regulator in charge of approving credit card businesses.