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China’s June exports, imports fall as trade war takes heavier toll

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s exports fell in June as the United States ramped up trade pressure, while imports shrank more than expected, pointing to further weakness in the world’s second-largest economy and slackening global growth. FILE PHOTO: Workers stand at the port of Qingdao, Shandong province, China June 10, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer The gloomy trade readings Read More

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end long-running Indivior probes

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(Reuters) – Britain’s Reckitt Benckiser (RB.L) has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior (INDV.L). FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain Read More

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe

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(Reuters) – Britain’s Reckitt Benckiser (RB.L) will pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former prescription pharmaceuticals business Indivior (INDV.L). FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain February 12, Read More

US sanctions Cuba’s state-owned oil company for continuing Venezuelan imports

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Highlights Treasury removes Italian shipper PB Tankers from sanctions Platts Analytics sees Venezuela’s Q3 output at 790,000 b/d Next US sanction deadline looms July 27 for US drillers Washington — The US Treasury Department said Wednesday it has sanctioned Cubametales, Cuba’s state-run oil import and export company, for continuing to import crude and other products Read More

Analysis: China eases foreign ownership rules in oil and gas upstream, city gas distribution

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Highlights Foreign companies no longer need JVs with Chinese firms China upstream sector to compete globally for capex Oil majors eye city gas deals as part of shift to natural gas China has lifted restrictions on foreign investment in its conventional oil and gas upstream and city gas distribution sectors, in an attempt to boost Read More

U.S. states sue EPA for stricter asbestos rules

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(Reuters) – Ten U.S. states and Washington, D.C. sued the Environmental Protection Agency to begin working on rules to tighten oversight of asbestos, and reduce the health risks that the substance poses to the public. FILE PHOTO: A “Danger Asbestos” sign is seen as a demolition crew removes the remains of a demolished home, next Read More

France removes heatwave alert for Paris

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The Eiffel Tower is seen in silhouette as hot summer temperatures continue, with heat wave alerts in parts of the country, in Paris, France, August 2, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier PARIS (Reuters) – Paris authorities said on Monday that they had removed the amber-level heatwave alert that had been declared for the French capital since June Read More

EarthRenew Restarts Electricity Generation

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Highlights: Phase 1 of Strathmore Plant redevelopment complete as electricity generation begins Strathmore Plant turbine can be run on opportunistic basis as peaking electricity supplier to the Alberta grid Over the last 30 days electricity prices have ranged from $8.77/MW to $969.14/MW with an average price of $79.84/MW TORONTO, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Read More

Kinder Morgan wins Texas court challenge, removing obstacle to $2 billion gas pipeline

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DENVER/HOUSTON (Reuters) – Kinder Morgan Inc can begin work on a $2 billion natural gas pipeline without having the Texas energy regulator approve its proposed route, a state judge ruled on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Helmets line a shelf in a control room at Kinder Morgan’s Westridge Terminal on Burrard Inlet in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada Read More

Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 9.) By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand with an indelicate name that the law violates Read More