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J&J moves to limit impact of Reuters report on asbestos in Baby Powder

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson on Monday scrambled to contain fallout from a Reuters report that the healthcare conglomerate knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder, taking out full-page newspaper ads defending its product and practices, and readying its chief executive for his first television interview since investors erased Read More

Capstone and Sawridge First Nation Awarded Contracts by the AESO in the Renewable Electricity Program in Alberta

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TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX: CSE.PR.A) (the “Corporation” or “Capstone”) and its partner Sawridge First Nation (“Sawridge”) are pleased to announce that their 48 megawatt Buffalo Atlee Wind Farm project located near Jenner, Alberta was selected by the Alberta Electricity System Operator (AESO) in a competitive bidding process for Read More

UK psyops bigwig pushed plan to 'mine Sevastopol Bay' during 2014 Crimea crisis – leaked documents

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In the midst of the Crimean crisis, a special adviser to the UK House of Commons Defence Committee had a suggestion for Kiev – to lay mines in Sevastopol Bay, leaked documents have revealed. “I am trying to get this message across” to Kiev, reads a leaked document purporting to show the strategy that Christopher Read More

J&J announces $5 billion share buyback after shares extend losses

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) announced a stock repurchase of up to $5 billion on Monday, following Friday’s Reuters report that the healthcare conglomerate knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained cancer-causing asbestos, which wiped off about $40 billion from the company’s market capitalization. Shares of the company closed down 3 percent on Read More

Nissan CEO calls on Renault to listen to detail of Ghosn allegations

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YOKOHAMA (Reuters) – Nissan Motor’s CEO called on directors at alliance partner Renault to heed its reasons for sacking former Chairman Carlos Ghosn over alleged financial misconduct amid tensions over how to handle the fallout from his arrest. Renault’s interim chairman Philippe Lagayette said on Friday that its board had not considered replacing Ghosn, who Read More

J&J shares extend losses; company defends Baby Powder as safe

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FILE PHOTO: A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York, February 24, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/Illustration/File Photo/File Photo (Reuters) – Shares of Johnson & Johnson slipped another 2 percent on Monday, extending losses following Friday’s Reuters report that the healthcare conglomerate knew for decades that cancer-causing Read More

Anglo African Oil and Gas reports well results offshore Congo

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12/17/2018 LONDON — AAOG, an independent oil and gas developer, has reported the following update in relation to its TLP-103C well at the Company’s Tilapia license. The Company intersected the R1, R2 and R3 horizons on Saturday, Dec. 15. Hydrocarbons were encountered in these horizons as prognosed and in line with the Company’s geological model. Read More

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Operational Update and 2019 Guidance: 12 to 18% Production Growth within Cash Flow

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CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“Gran Tierra” or the “Company”) (NYSE American:GTE) (NYSE MKT:GTE) (TSX:GTE) (LSE:GTE), is pleased to announce an operational update and its 2019 capital budget and production guidance. All dollar amounts are in United States dollars and all production volumes are on a working interest Read More

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD AND CROSSAMERICA ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT FOR SERIES OF ASSET EXCHANGES

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Laval, Québec, Canada and Allentown, PA, United States, December 17, 2018, Dec. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —                         ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD AND CROSSAMERICA ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT FOR SERIES OF ASSET EXCHANGES Alimentation Couche-Tard has agreed to sell to CrossAmerica 192 U.S. company-operated convenience and fuel retail stores (the “Circle K stores”) CrossAmerica has agreed to sell to Read More

German State Criminal Police probing Frankfurt’s law enforcement over right-wing extremism – reports

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The German State Criminal Police (LKA) has reportedly taken over a probe of five police officers suspected of sharing extremist content. The case is linked to threatening letters allegedly sent to a lawyer of Turkish descent. LKA is now leading the investigation into the respective officers, according to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Previous media reports said Read More