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Bayer confident of appeals of glyphosate weed killer court defeats: executive

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the facade of the historic headquarters of the German Pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Leverkusen, Germany, May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Bayer AG is confident its appeals of recent court rulings that its glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused cancer will Read More

Symbol of oppression? Austria bans headscarves in primary schools sparking criticism on social media

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The Austrian parliament has passed a law banning Muslim headscarves in primary schools. The legislation was met with skepticism on social media but drew support from European right-wing populists. The new ban prohibits primary school children from wearing “ideologically or religiously influenced clothing, which involves covering of the head.” The legislation specifically notes that the Read More

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic

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(Reuters) – Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation over a nationwide abuse epidemic. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg, 20mg and 15mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Read More

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel rules for refiners – documents

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation’s biofuel law at least four months before a 2017 court decision it often cites to justify the move to the corn lobby, and the move was motivated by a desire to save the oil industry money, Read More

Norsk Hydro eyes Brazil progress as court lifts one of two embargoes

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OSLO (Reuters) – A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, the company said on Thursday, raising hopes that full production can soon resume. FILE PHOTO: A view of alumina Refinery Alunorte, owned by Norwegian company Norsk Hydro ASA, in Barcarena, Read More

Brazil court lifts one of two embargoes on Norsk Hydro plant

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OSLO (Reuters) – A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, but output remains curtailed at 50% of capacity, the company said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A view of alumina Refinery Alunorte, owned by Norwegian company Norsk Hydro ASA, in Barcarena, Read More

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row

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FILE PHOTO: Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte attends the ASEAN Plus Three (APT) Summit in Singapore, November 15, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest move in a long-running row stoked by threats Read More

Bellatrix Announces Update on Debtholder Votes and Extension of the Early Consent Date in Connection with its Recapitalization Transaction

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (“Bellatrix” or the “Company”) (TSX: BXE) announced today that the Company’s previously announced recapitalization transaction (the “Recapitalization Transaction”) to be implemented pursuant to a corporate plan of arrangement (the “Plan of Arrangement”) under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the “CBCA”) has to date received Read More

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial and Operating Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (“Bellatrix”, “we”, “us”, “our” or the “Company”) (TSX: BXE) announces its financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2019. This press release contains forward-looking statements. Please refer to our cautionary language on forward-looking statements and the other matters set forth at Read More