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French-owned STAR group commits to maize audit in Madagascar

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ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) – French-owned beverage company STAR said on Tuesday it has requested an independent audit of its supply chain in Madagascar following media reports linking maize production to deforestation in the west of the country. Slash and burn agriculture was the biggest driver of tree loss in Madagascar last year, causing the world’s fourth Read More

UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to

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British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK. Their intervention comes at a time when the number of migrant crossings has been increasing, partly because of camps being cleared. There was another clearance on Tuesday, when almost a Read More

U.S. agency says Walmart likely discriminated against female workers: WSJ

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) likely discriminated against 178 female workers by paying less or denying promotions or both because of their gender, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said in memos reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, the newspaper said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Read More

Girl, 10, dies from brain-eating amoeba she caught while swimming

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By Emily Mee, news reporter A 10-year-old girl has died after being infected with a brain-eating amoeba while swimming in a river. Lily Mae Avant, from Texas, started suffering from a headache and fever after swimming in the Brazos River and Lake Whitney. She died in hospital following a week-long battle with the rare amoeba. Read More

Oil shock unites China with Asia rivals worried about supply

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By Iain Marlow, Dandan Li and Archana Chaudhary on 9/17/2019 HONG KONG (Bloomberg) – If anything could distract Asia’s top powers from sparring over disputed territory and crimes committed during World War II, it’s the need for cheap oil. Asia accounts for more than 70% of Saudi Arabia’s crude exports, with the four biggest economies Read More

Hong Kong metro train derails during rush hour, disrupting service on 2 lines (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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A Hong Kong metro train derailed at Hung Hom station in the middle of rush hour, injuring at least one person and causing commuter chaos as service on two lines was disrupted in a rare accident for the rail system. ​The MTR commuter train suddenly swayed and lost a door before coming to a stop Read More

Oil rally holds as traders weigh Saudi supply loss, geopolitical risks

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Highlights Market awaits updates from Saudi Arabia Houthis take credit for attack; US blames Iran Global crude stocks tighten New York — Petroleum futures remained bullish Monday as traders evaluated the fallout from the Saturday’s attacks on key Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Read More

Targa Resources Partners LP Announces Monthly Distribution on Preferred Units

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HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Targa Resources Partners LP (“Targa Resources Partners” or the “Partnership”) (NYSE: NGLS PR A) announced its monthly distribution on the Partnership’s 9.00% Series A Fixed-to-Floating Rate Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Units (“Series A Preferred Units”) for September 2019. Targa Resources Partners LP announced today that the board of Read More

Par Pacific Holdings Reports Third Quarter 2019 Operational and Financial Updates

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HOUSTON, Sept. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Par Pacific Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PARR) (“Par Pacific”) today announced the completion of several projects at its Hawaii refining operations as well as the grant of small refinery exemptions for the 2018 compliance year. Hawaii Refining Operations UpdateAs previously announced, Par Pacific’s Hawaii refining operations had significant planned activity Read More