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Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

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ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE), facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer 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

Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing. Common sources of lead found in homes, including lead-based paint, are seen displayed at the Alameda County Healthy Homes Read More

U.S. offshore oil production remains cut by 58%: U.S. government

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FILE PHOTO: Crews clear debris from Highway 23 during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, U.S. July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman HOUSTON (Reuters) – More than half the daily crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico remained offline on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. drilling regulator said, as most oil Read More

Oil dips as US Gulf production, refining operations return to normal

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New York — Oil futures settled lower Monday, shedding risk premiums as Hurricane Barry continued to weaken far inland and Gulf Coast oil operations began to normalize. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX August WTI closed at $59.58/b, down 63 cents, while ICE September Brent fell Read More

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend. Crews clear debris from Highway 23 during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines Read More

Storm Barry’s threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

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NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday. A view of the Mississippi River as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Read More

Washington DC gears up to host Trump’s massive military parade

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter The US is preparing for an Independence Day parade that Donald Trump promises will be an “incredible” display from the “strongest military anywhere in the world”. The scale of the 4 July “Salute To America” event will be relatively new for a country that has traditionally not held such massive Read More

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts. The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Read More

Wall St. Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Read More