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Oklahoma top court clears way for Purdue, J&J, Teva to face opioid trial

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(Reuters) – Oklahoma’s top court on Monday declined to delay a landmark trial set for May in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit accusing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and two other drugmakers of helping fuel an opioid abuse and overdose epidemic in the state. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is seen during a news Read More

Texas refineries cut output as petrochemical spill curbs shipping

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – A petrochemical disaster outside Houston that has disrupted ship traffic for days at a major U.S. oil port led two major refineries on Monday to reduce fuel production, according to people familiar with the matter. Smoke covers the Houston area from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, Read More

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket attack

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Israel has begun striking Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack that injured a British-Israeli family. The military confirmed it had started a bombardment of the territory after an overnight blast in the Mishmeret farming community, north of the city of Kfar Saba, which left seven people wounded. An Israeli Read More

‘Hasn’t it gone too far now?’ TV ad in migrant’s native language enrages Swedish social media

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A Swedish TV commercial showing a man, presumed to be a migrant, reading his daughter a bedtime story in his native language instead of Swedish sparked social media uproar. Many Swedish TV viewers were left baffled last week after a local broadcaster ran a commercial in a language that most of the viewers could not Read More

Elexicon Energy Introduces New President and Chief Executive Officer

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ONTARIO, March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Elexicon Energy Inc. (“Elexicon Energy” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Lesley Gallinger has been appointed as its President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) effective May 21, 2019. Lesley is currently Chief Strategy and Financial Officer for the Electrical Safety Authority and earlier worked with Oakville Read More

British-Israeli family injured by rocket fired from Gaza Strip

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Benjamin Netanyahu has cut short a trip to Washington after members of a British-Israeli family were among seven people injured by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip. The strike destroyed a home in the Mishmeret farming community, north of the city of Kfar Saba. An Israeli government source confirmed to Sky News that six Read More

Ivory Coast to conclude licensing of six oil blocks by midyear

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By Leanne de Bassompierre and Paul Burkhardt on 3/25/2019 ABIDJAN and JOHANNESBURG (Bloomberg) — Ivory Coast plans to conclude the licensing of six oil blocks by June as the country seeks to increase crude output amid rising interest from supermajors to explore in West Africa. The government is in talks with French and Italian majors Read More

Sunrun CEO Issues Call To Energy Industry: Innovate and Decarbonize

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SAN FRANCISCO, March 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Speaking at the BNEF Summit in New York City, Sunrun’s Chief Executive, Lynn Jurich, today called upon energy industry leaders to take bold action to rapidly decarbonize the electric system, empower people to generate clean energy, and quickly scale deployment of local renewable technologies. “Our current energy Read More

Big trouble in little China: Elephant’s stroll through city streets captured in crazy drone VIDEO

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A young, wild male Asian elephant who became separated from his herd caused havoc by taking a detour through the city in southwestern China over the weekend. Local authorities managed to capture the peculiar scene using a drone. The young male elephant had been driven away by a larger male within the herd, according to Read More

Teacher who gives away 80% of his salary is named the world's best

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A maths and physics teacher from rural Kenya who donates most of his salary to help the poor has been named the best teacher in the world. Peter Tabichi received the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for his efforts in turning around the fortunes of Keriko secondary school, located in an impoverished village in the Read More