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Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn granted $4.5 million bail, with curbs on contacting wife

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn was set to walk out of a Japanese jail for a second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges, after posting $4.5 million bail on Thursday and agreeing to curbs on contacting his wife. A Tokyo court set a new condition for bail that Read More

26yo man arrested with maps of Sri Lankan Parliament, assault rifle ammo

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A 26-year-old man in possession of improvised maps of and six passes to parliament and assault rifle ammunition was arrested by Sri Lankan authorities overnight. Local reports say police were responding to a tip-off when they found the 26-year-old carrying several parliamentary passes and a rough map marking out the road route to the parliament. Read More

Trudeau’s government to decide on Trans Mountain pipeline by June

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The federal government of Canada will announce its final decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in mid-June, Finance Minister Marc Garneau told media. Interestingly, the decision may be to drop the project altogether, which was in the cards when the government bought the project from exasperated Kinder Morgan. When Ottawa bought the Trans Read More

Blast heard behind court outside Colombo, Sri Lanka

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An explosion took place behind a court not far from Sri Lanka’s largest city, Colombo, four days after the deadly Easter Sunday attacks. No casualties have been reported, a police spokesman told local media. The blast occurred on empty land behind the magistrate court in the town of Pugoda, 40km east of Colombo. Police say Read More

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn to walk free again after posting $4.5 million bail

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn was set to walk out of a Japanese detention center for a second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges, after posting the $4.5 million bail set by a Tokyo court on Thursday. FILE PHOTO : Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn sits Read More

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn to walk free, again, after court sets bail at $4.5 million

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FILE PHOTO : Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn sits inside a car as he leaves his lawyer’s office after being released on bail from Tokyo Detention House, in Tokyo, Japan, March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn looked set to walk out of a Japanese detention Read More

U.S. biofuel trade group asks judge to halt new EPA small refinery waivers: documents

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. biofuels trade group asked a federal court on Wednesday to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from giving refiners new waivers from the country’s biofuels law until the agency reverts to the tougher criteria it used to assess applications before Donald Trump’s presidency, according to court papers. The waivers can Read More

Jailed British mother could be freed by Iran in ‘prisoner swap’

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe could be released from jail as part of a prisoner swap, Iran’s foreign minister has suggested. The charity worker has been held in the country since being arrested at Tehran airport in 2016 over allegations she was involved in plans for “regime change”. Efforts to secure her freedom by her husband Richard and Read More

U.S. judge suspends Blackstone lawsuit against Italy’s RCS over Milan HQ

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MILAN (Reuters) – A New York judge has put on hold a lawsuit by U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group LP against Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over the disputed sale of real estate assets, pending the outcome of an arbitration in Italy. FILE PHOTO: The ticker and trading information for Blackstone Group is displayed at Read More

U.S. judge suspends Blackstone’s lawsuit against Italian media group: sources

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MILAN (Reuters) – A New York judge has suspended a lawsuit brought by U.S. private equity fund Blackstone against Italian publisher RCS Mediagroup over the disputed sale of real estate assets, two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: The ticker and trading information for Blackstone Group is displayed at the post Read More