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Just Energy Group Inc. Announces Repurchase of US$60,200,000 of its 2019 Convertible Bonds

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TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just Energy Group Inc. (TSX:JE; NYSE:JE) (“Just Energy” or the “Company”), a leading consumer company focused on essential needs including electricity and natural gas commodities, Health and well-being products, and utility conservation, announced today that it has repurchased US$60,200,000 in aggregate principal amount of its 6.50 percent convertible Read More

Third Point claims 300 percent return on activism since 2011

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Pushing companies to perform better has earned Third Point a 300 percent return in the last eight years, the hedge fund told investors in a letter on Thursday, praising management at some of its targets for taking the right steps. FILE PHOTO: Daniel S. Loeb, founder of Third Point LLC, participates in Read More

API continues to promote safe U.S. energy development, enhances workplace safety with Recommended Practice 54

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2/21/2019 Photo: Halliburton. WASHINGTON — The American Petroleum Institute has released Recommended Practice 54 (RP 54), Occupational Safety and Health for Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing Operations, which provides procedures for promoting and maintaining safe and healthy working conditions for personnel in drilling and well servicing operations. “The safety of oil and natural Read More

Smallpox bioterrorist attack could devastate planet for 10 years

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In August 2018, Australian scientists launched a complex international simulation dubbed, ‘Exercise Mataika’, which investigated a ‘worst-case scenario’ for a smallpox bioterrorist attack and the results are horrifying. Smallpox, one of the most infectious diseases known to man, was officially eradicated in 1980, but two officially known samples of the disease are held in secure Read More

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend billions on climate

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union should spend hundreds of billions of euros combating climate change during the next decade, its chief executive said on Thursday, responding to a Swedish teen who has inspired a global movement of children against global warming. In a speech alongside 16-year-old Greta Thunberg in Brussels, European Commission President Jean-Claude Read More

Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in its signature Baby Powder product line. Bottles of Johnson’s baby powder are displayed in a store in New York City, U.S., January 22, 2019. Read More

CNL Announces Membership in Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council

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CHALK RIVER, Ontario, Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it has joined a growing list of Canadian organizations who are members of the Canadian Nuclear Isotope Council (CNIC). An independent body made up of representatives from the Canadian Health Read More

CVS 2019 profit forecast a wide miss, shares fall 9 percent

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(Reuters) – CVS Health Corp on Wednesday forecast 2019 profit well below Wall Street forecasts due to weakness in its pharmacy business that serves long-term care facilities and slower than anticipated growth in drug prices, sending shares down as much as 9 percent. FILE PHOTO: A logo of CVS Health is displayed on a monitor Read More

Wall St. edges higher ahead of Fed minutes

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose sluggishly on Wednesday, as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s minutes from its latest meeting, while assessing the latest developments in the U.S.-China trade talks. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Cautious signals from the Fed Read More