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WaveTech Global Announces Filing of Lawsuit Against Wavetech GmbH in its merger with Spectrum Global Solutions, Inc.

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HOBOKEN, N.J., July 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WaveTech Global, Inc., a global next generation technology platform company that specializes in power management and efficiency, asset lifecycle extension, data-analytics, and intellectual property development, and its majority shareholder BV Advisory Partners, LLC announced today the filing of a lawsuit in the United States District Court for Read More

Syngenta CFO says it faces no glyphosate lawsuits

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FILE PHOTO: A young protestor with a bee mask takes part in “March against Bayer & Syngenta” demonstration in Basel, Switzerland May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Chinese-owned agricultural chemical maker Syngenta has not been named in litigation involving weed-killer ingredient glyphosate that has hit German rival Bayer (BAYGn.DE), the Swiss-based company’s Read More

Bayer welcomes judge’s call for new trial in $2 billion glyphosate case

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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 FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s Bayer AG on Friday welcomed a conditional ruling by a U.S. judge calling for a retrial of the case Read More

Minor earthquake hits Mexico City: Reuters witness

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, shaking tall buildings in the metropolis, though with no immediate reports of damages. The tremor was the latest in a series of at least 16 small quakes in Mexico City during the past week, according to a special report from the National Seismological Read More

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes. Ashley Avila, 11, plays with her nephew Alexander Avila, 3, outside of their home where Alexander was lead poisoned by lead-based Read More

US judge slashes Monsanto cancer victim’s payout by $55 million

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A US federal judge has reduced the $80 million punitive damages award a jury ordered Monsanto to pay to California cancer victim to $25 million. Judge Vince Chhabria said he was required to diminish the punitive damages because it went beyond constitutional limits set by the US Supreme Court. According to him, the higher award Read More

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal

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(Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company’s bid for a new trial. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the so called ‘Chempark’, the Read More

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million from $80.3 million

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FILE PHOTO: A logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the so called ‘Chempark’, the main plant and headquarters of German pharmaceutical and chemical maker Bayer AG in Leverkusen, Germany, July 3, 2019. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) owed a California man who Read More

Against the sanctions run of play: German investments in Russia set to smash 10-year record

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German businesses poured more than €1.7 billion into the Russian economy in the first three months of 2019, already exceeding half of last year’s highest-in-decade figures, the Russian-German Chamber of Commerce has revealed. The volume of German companies’ investment in Russia is up by 33 percent –or €400 million– compared to the same period last Read More

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7

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ATHENS (Reuters) – Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country. Such severe storms are unusual in Greece, where summers are usually hot and dry. Floods following the latest storm damaged roads Read More