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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

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows

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FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin.com buttons are seen displayed on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York City, New York, U.S., May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting Read More

7 things to know before the bell

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Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. The race to driverless cars: SoftBank (SFTBF) and Toyota (TM) are forming a joint venture that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which food is prepared en route. SoftBank will own just over half of Monet, the Read More

GSK in talks to name HSBC’s Symonds as its next chairman: Bloomberg

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FILE PHOTO: The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) logo is seen on top of GSK Asia House in Singapore, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Loriene Perera/File Photo (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK.L) is in talks to name HSBC’s deputy chairman Jonathan Symonds as the next chairman of the British drugmaker, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing a person familiar with the Read More

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc (FB.O) this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. Small toy figures are seen in front of Facebook logo in this illustration picture, April Read More

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: WSJ

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Small toy figures are seen in front of Facebook logo in this illustration picture, April 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc (FB.O) this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, the Wall Street Journal reported Read More

Parkland Fuel Corporation Announces July 2019 Dividend

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI) announces that a dividend of $0.0995 per share will be paid on August 15, 2019 to shareholders of record on July 22, 2019. The dividend will be an ‘eligible dividend’ for Canadian income tax purposes. The ex-dividend date is July 19, 2019. Read More

Cuadrilla confirms return to UK frac operations

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7/11/2019 PRESTON — Cuadrilla today confirmed that it will return to hydraulic fracturing and flow testing of natural gas at its flagship Lancashire site in Preston New Road, near Blackpool. The company, which is based just outside Preston, will remobilize hydraulic fracturing and testing equipment in the third quarter of 2019 and, subject to all Read More

Wall Street banks bailing on troubled U.S. farm sector

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CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector. A dairy cow is seen grazing at the family farm, God Green Acres in Mayville, Wisconsin, U.S., June 24, 2019. Picture taken Read More