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Fortress billionaire bets on “freedom gas” exports

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By Naureen S. Malik on 6/4/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Wes Edens is an unlikely evangelist for the benefits of U.S. natural gas exports — or “freedom gas,” as the Department of Energy likes to call it. The 57-year-old billionaire is a creature of Wall Street. After stints at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and BlackRock Read More

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico’s economy. Trump said he will introduce the tariffs on June 10 if Mexico does not Read More

Mexico urges Trump to back down on ‘unfair’ tariff threat

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico. Trump said he will introduce punitive tariffs on June 10 if Mexico Read More

Claus von Bulow, socialite accused of trying to murder wife, dies

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By Chris Robertson, news reporter Claus von Bulow, the Danish socialite convicted and later acquitted of trying to kill his wife, has died aged 92. Mr Von Bulow was convicted in 1982 of attempting to murder his rich American wife Sunny by injecting her with insulin at their estate in Newport, Rhode Island. The verdict Read More

Claus von Bulow, socialite accused of murdering wife, dies

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By Chris Robertson, news reporter Claus von Bulow, the Danish socialite convicted and later acquitted of killing his wife, has died aged 92. Mr Von Bulow was convicted in 1982 of attempting to murder his rich American wife Sunny by injecting her with insulin at their estate in Newport, Rhode Island. The verdict was overturned Read More

Los Angeles sues Germany’s Bayer for decades-old contamination by Monsanto chemicals

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Los Angeles, California has joined the parade of plaintiffs suing Bayer, holding the German company responsible for extensive environmental contamination caused by toxic chemicals its US subsidiary Monsanto sold decades ago. Claiming Monsanto hid its knowledge that the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) it manufactured for 42 years were harmful, Los Angeles County is demanding the company Read More

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam

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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deeper power cuts in the country. The southern African nation has endured its worst rolling power cuts in three years, Read More

Texas money reaches Canada’s oil patch as majors exit

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By Robert Tuttle on 5/28/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) –Texas money is flowing into a small corner of Canada’s oil sands at a time when big international companies are pulling out. Rangeland Energy, based in the Houston suburb of Sugar Land, is building a 50,000-bpd, 53-mi pipeline in the Marten Hills area of the Athabasca oil sands Read More