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Fire damages Tibet's hallowed temple

Fire appears to have engulfed the gilded roof of Tibetan Buddhism's holiest temple, though details on the extent of the damage are scarce even two days later.

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Oaxaca requests aid after strong Mexico quake damages 1,000 homes

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's southern state of Oaxaca requested federal emergency funds on Sunday to supply food, shelter and health services in more than 30 municipalities battered by last week's powerful quake in a region still reeling from temblors in September.

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Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

SANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) - At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damages from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.

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Big Mexico quake cuts power and damages homes; two dead in crash

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and south but the only reported deaths came when a military helicopter crashed after surveying the aftermath.

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Russian gets 12 years in U.S. prison for role in hacking scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Russian citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Wednesday for his role in a computer hacking scheme that compromised more than 160 million credit card numbers and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

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Tokyo court orders Tepco to pay $10 million in damages over 2011 disaster: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Tokyo court on Wednesday ordered Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) to pay around 1.1 billion yen ($10 million) to a group of Fukushima residents, local media reported, nearly seven years after the company's reactor meltdowns in northeastern Japan.

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Truck damages Peru's 2,000-year-old archeological site

Peru's world renowned Nazca Lines were damaged when a rig plowed into the ancient site on Saturday, the country's ministry of culture said.

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Ninth U.S. city sues big oil firms over climate change

NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A California city has filed a lawsuit against 29 oil companies seeking damages to pay for the costs of rising sea levels it blames on climate change, the ninth U.S. community to take the fossil fuel industry to court.

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U.S. appeals court upholds ruling invalidating J&J patent on Remicade

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that invalidated a crucial Johnson & Johnson patent on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade, limiting J&J’s ability to seek damages from Pfizer Inc over its launch of a lower-cost version of the drug.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. appeals court upholds ruling invalidating J&J patent on Remicade

Jan 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that invalidated a crucial Johnson & Johnson patent on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade, limiting J&J’s ability to seek damages from Pfizer Inc over its launch of a lower-cost version of the drug.

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U.S. top court backs police over arrests at racy Washington party

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out almost $1 million in damages won by a group of partygoers in a civil rights lawsuit against Washington police stemming from a 2008 gathering in a vacant house featuring scantily clad women with money tucked in their garter belts.

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UPDATE 1-Home Capital faces C$4 million lawsuit from short seller Cohodes

TORONTO, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Home Capital Group Inc, Canada's biggest alternative lender, said on Wednesday it had received a statement of claim from short seller Marc Cohodes, who is seeking C$4 million ($3.2 million) in damages.

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Brazilian miner Vale ordered to repair environmental damage

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A Brazilian court on Monday ordered the world's largest iron ore miner Vale SA to repair environmental damages its operations caused in land belonging to a community of descendants of escaped slaves in northern Brazil.

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How a Team of New York City Inspectors Helped Puerto Rico After Maria

Almost 300 city workers have been deployed to the island since the hurricane, including a team of inspectors that helped San Juan map damages to thousands of buildings.

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France's Lactalis will pay damages in salmonella scare: report

PARIS (Reuters) - French dairy group Lactalis will pay damages to families affected by a Salmonella contamination at one of its plants producing baby milk, the company's Chief Executive Emmanuel Besnier told the weekly Journal du Dimanche.

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CanniMed files $725 mln lawsuit related to Aurora takeover bid

Jan 12 (Reuters) - Canadian medical marijuana company CanniMed Therapeutics Inc said on Friday it filed a lawsuit alleging multiple claims of wrongdoing and seeking $725 million in damages related to Aurora Cannabis Inc's hostile takeover bid.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court to hear Schlumberger fight over patent damages

Jan 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review a bid by Schlumberger NV, the world's largest oilfield services provider, to allow companies to recoup profits lost due to patent infringement when patented technology is used overseas.

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How alcohol damages stem cell DNA and increases cancer risk

LONDON (Reuters) - Drinking alcohol produces a harmful chemical in the body which can lead to permanent genetic damage in the DNA of stem cells, increasing the risk of cancer developing, according to research published on Wednesday.

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Around 6,000 Swiss VW owners seek damages in emissions scandal

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss consumer protection organization SKS has filed a claim on behalf of some 6,000 car owners seeking damages from Volkswagen AG and Swiss car dealer AMAG related to the "Dieselgate" emissions scandal.

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Cambodia's Sam Rainsy found guilty of defamation, ordered to pay $1 million

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - A Phnom Penh court on Friday found veteran opposition chief Sam Rainsy guilty of defaming Prime Minister Hun Sen and ordered him to pay damages of $1 million, the latest blow to an opposition crippled by legal cases this year.

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Oregon appeals court upholds damages in gay wedding cake case

(Reuters) - An Oregon state appeals court on Thursday let stand $135,000 in damages levied against the owners of a Portland-area bakery for discrimination after they refused on religious grounds to prepare a wedding cake for a local lesbian couple.

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BRIEF-Sistema says it Received Legal Claim Filed By Rosneft, Pjsoc Bashneft Seeking Damages From Co, Units for Rub 131.64 Bln‍​

* SISTEMA -RECEIVED LEGAL CLAIM FILED BY ROSNEFT AND PJSOC BASHNEFT SEEKING DAMAGES FROM CO, UNITS JSC SISTEMA-INVEST IN THE AMOUNT OF RUB 131.64 BLN‍​

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Exclusive: Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world's biggest cyber-heists, several sources said.

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India's Wipro faces lawsuit from National Grid US

(Reuters) - Wipro Ltd , India's No.3 software exporter, said on Friday that it would challenge a lawsuit filed by National Grid US seeking damages of over $140 million related to a project that dates back to 2009.

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Weinstein accuser seeks to set legal precedent with sex trafficking law

(Reuters) - The lawyer representing Harvey Weinstein's latest accuser is attempting to set legal precedent by contending Weinstein's actions overseas make him liable for civil damages under a criminal law against sex trafficking, five legal experts said.

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Tornado in Indonesia injures 35, damages hundreds of homes

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A tornado ripped through a densely populated area in Indonesia's East Java province on Wednesday, injuring 35 people and damaging more than 600 homes, the head of the local disaster mitigation official said.

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Rafael Nadal wins defamation case over doping claims

A French tribunal on Thursday ordered a former minister of health and sports to pay tennis star Rafael Nadal $11,800 in damages for accusing him of doping.

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Nadal wins damages of 12,000 euros over doping slur

LONDON (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal was awarded 12,000 euros ($14,000) damages on Thursday after a French court found in his favor over comments made by the country's former Sports Minister.

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German court rules independent auditor should investigate VW scandal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Investors seeking billions of dollars in damages from Volkswagen were given a boost on Wednesday when a German court ruled an independent auditor should be appointed to investigate the carmaker's emissions scandal.

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BRIEF-Gilead sciences says post-trial motions judge denied Idenix’S motion for enhanced damages

* Gilead Sciences says in Sept 2017, post-trial motions judge denied Idenix’s motion for enhanced damages and attorney’s fees - SEC filing

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U.S. judge deals setback to Waymo damage claim in Uber lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal judge in San Francisco made it more difficult for Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit to prove it suffered financially from the alleged theft of autonomous car trade secrets by Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], ruling to exclude testimony from Waymo's damages expert.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. judge deals setback to Waymo damage claim in Uber lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 3 (Reuters) - A federal judge in San Francisco made it more difficult for Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit to prove it suffered financially from the alleged theft of autonomous car trade secrets by Uber Technologies Inc , ruling to exclude testimony from Waymo's damages expert.

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Court orders Nigeria to pay $288 million to 1967 war victims

ABUJA (Reuters) - A court on Monday ordered Nigeria to pay 88 billion naira ($288 million) in damages to victims of the 1967 civil war for failure to fully de-mine and clear the land of other weaponry after the end of hostilities.

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BRIEF-Tel-Instrument Electronics announces pending $3 mln financing

* Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. Responds to recent court ruling on punitive damages in the Aeroflex case and announces a pending $3M financing

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CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Damages for Grenfell fire victims may total just $5 mln - Reuters analysis

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The bill for compensating families of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire in London may be as low as 4 million pounds ($5 million), according to several lawyers and a Reuters analysis of how damages laws apply in England.

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Apple, Samsung face new iPhone damages trial: U.S. judge

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics Co should pay Apple Inc for copying the look of the iPhone.

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Apple, Samsung face new iPhone damages trial - U.S. judge

Oct 23 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has ordered a new trial to determine how much Samsung Electronics Co should pay Apple Inc for copying the look of the iPhone.

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RPT-CORRECTED-INSIGHT-Damages for Grenfell fire victims may total just $5 mln - Reuters analysis

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The bill for compensating families of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire in London may be as low as 4 million pounds ($5 million), according to several lawyers and a Reuters analysis of how damages laws apply in England.

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Explosion damages Swedish police station, none injured

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An explosion overnight in the southern Swedish town of Helsingborg caused extensive damage to the entrance of a police station, authorities said on Wednesday.

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Las Vegas gunman's estate could offer rare redress for victims

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Victims of mass shootings in the United States often win little or no damages from perpetrators but the Las Vegas massacre may be different because the shooter is thought to have been a wealthy man, lawyers said.

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Zambian villagers can sue Vedanta in the UK: London's Court of Appeal

LONDON (Reuters) - Nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers can pursue a claim for damages in English courts for environmental pollution after London's Court of Appeal on Friday rejected an appeal by diversified miner Vedanta.

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Exclusive: Alphabet's Waymo demanded $1 billion in settlement talks with Uber - sources

SAN FRANCISCO(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo sought at least $1 billion in damages and a public apology from Uber Technologies Inc as conditions for settling its high-profile trade secret lawsuit against the ride-services company, sources familiar with the proposal told Reuters.

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Lawsuits After Las Vegas Shooting May Be Uphill Battles

With Stephen Paddock dead, who is left to blame? If history is any guide, seeking damages will be a difficult task.

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Fukushima court rules Tepco, government liable over 2011 disaster: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A district court in Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday ruled that Tokyo Electric Power and the Japanese government were liable for damages totaling about 500 million yen ($4.44 million) in the largest class action lawsuit brought over the 2011 nuclear disaster, Kyodo news agency said.

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Fukushima court rules Tepco, government liable over 2011 nuclear disaster: media

TOKYO (Reuters) - A district court in Fukushima prefecture on Tuesday ruled that Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and the Japanese government are liable for damages in the largest class action lawsuit brought over the 2011 nuclear disaster in the region, Kyodo news agency reported.

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Weakening Nate brings rain, tornado warnings to U.S. South

BILOXI/PASCAGOULA, Miss. (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

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UPDATE 9-Weakening Nate brings rain, tornado warnings to U.S. South

BILOXI/PASCAGOULA, Miss., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

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UPDATE 8-Weakening Nate brings rain, tornado warnings to U.S. South

BILOXI/PASCAGOULA, Miss., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

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UPDATE 7-Hurricane Nate weakens as it soaks Mississippi, Alabama

BILOXI, Miss., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

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Hurricane Nate weakens as it soaks Mississippi, Alabama

BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi as the fourth hurricane to hit the United States this year, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

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UPDATE 6-Hurricane Nate weakens as it soaks Mississippi, Alabama

BILOXI, Miss., Oct 8 (Reuters) - Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi as the fourth hurricane to hit the United States this year, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages.

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Porsche seeks 200 million euro damages from Audi over dieselgate: Bild

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen's Porsche brand is seeking 200 million euros ($234 million) in damages from its luxury stablemate Audi over costs related to manipulated diesel engines, Bild newspaper reported on Friday.

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British actor Coogan wins damages over phone-hacking

LONDON (Reuters) - British actor Steve Coogan won damages on Tuesday from Mirror Group Newspapers whose reporters illegally listened to his voicemail messages to get scoops, the latest chapter in a long-running saga that has damaged the reputation of the British press.

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U.S. jury cuts damages in TCS-Epic trade secrets lawsuit

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's top software services exporter Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) said on Sunday a U.S. jury had more than halved to $420 million the damages it has to pay to medical software company Epic Systems in a trade secrets lawsuit.

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Psoriasis patients face increased risk of heart attacks and death

(Reuters Health) - People with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease, may be more likely than others to experience heart attacks and strokes at least in part because inflammation damages their vascular system, a recent study suggests.

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Hurricanes will cost $100 billion

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria have left devastation in their wakes, racking up more than $100 billion in damages, according to Moody's Analytics and Enki Research.

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BRIEF-Goldgroup provides a legal update

* Provides update in regards to Dynaresource Inc.'s award in excess of $48 million in damages against company

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BTG ordered to pay damages of $55.8 mln to Wellstat

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - British drugs company BTG has been ordered to pay damages of $55.8 million plus interest and costs to Wellstat Therapeutics in a dispute over the distribution of Vistogard, an antidote to the overdose of two chemotherapy drugs.

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BRIEF-BTG ordered to pay damages of $55.8 mln to Wellstat Therapeutics

* ‍a memorandum opinion has been issued against btg in its previously announced litigation with wellstat therapeutics corporation​

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Russia to pay damages for Beslan school siege after European court ruling, Ifax reports

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will abide by a European Court of Human Rights ruling requiring it to pay nearly 3 million euros ($3.6 million) in damages for the 2004 Beslan school siege, Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing the Russian justice ministry.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso's loss grows on reports of building fires, damages

Sept 19 (Reuters) - A selloff in the Mexican peso accelerated on Tuesday following reports of fires and major damages to buildings in Mexico City in the aftermath of a strong earthquake detected in the southern part of the country.

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Australian comedian Rebel Wilson wins record $3.7 million in damages for defamation

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian comedian Rebel Wilson won A$4.6 million ($3.7 million) in damages on Wednesday after a global magazine publisher was found to have defamed her in a string of articles which led to her losing out on Hollywood movie roles.

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Harvey storm-water releases were unlawful government takings: lawsuits

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Owners of homes flooded during Hurricane Harvey are claiming billions of dollars in damages by federal and state water releases from storm-swollen reservoirs, using a legal tack pursued without success in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina.

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Australian comedian Rebel Wilson wins A$4.6 million in damages for defamation

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian comedian Rebel Wilson on Wednesday won A$4.6 million ($3.7million) in damages after a global magazine publisher was found to have defamed her in a string of articles which led to her losing out on Hollywood movie roles.

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Irma and Harvey together will be as expensive as Hurricane Katrina

Moody's Analytics expects the two storms to inflict between $150 billion and $200 billion worth of damages.

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Norfolk Southern says rail traffic closed to ports in U.S. Southeast

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Norfolk Southern Corp said on Monday it was inspecting track for damages and removing fallen trees along rail lines leading to ports in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina due to the impact of the weakened Hurricane Irma.

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Mexico's Mexichem says several units declare force majeure due to Harvey impact

MEXICO CITY, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Mexican chemicals and plastic pipe maker Mexichem said on Friday that several of its units have declared force majeure due to interruptions of supply of PVC resins following damages provoked by Hurricane Harvey.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Wyoming's environmental lawsuit against VW

Aug 31 (Reuters) - A federal judge in California on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environmental damages linked by the state to Volkswagen AG's excess diesel emissions scandal.

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U.S. judge rejects Wyoming VW environmental claims lawsuit

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge in California on Thursday rejected a lawsuit by the state of Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environment damages in the German automaker's excess diesel emissions scandal.

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Congressional act threatens US security

On August 1, 2017, Saudi Arabia filed, in the US District Court in Manhattan, for the dismissal of 25 lawsuits that claimed it helped plan the 9/11 attacks and should therefore pay damages to victims. The request was in response to a lawsuit filed on March 20, 2017, by the families of 850 9/11 victims.

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RPT-Insurers count cost of Harvey and growing risk from climate change

FRANKFURT, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Damages from Hurricane Harvey's ravaging of Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast are estimated to be well below those from the major storms that hit New Orleans and New York in recent years, insurance executives have said.

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Insurers count cost of Harvey and growing risk from climate change

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Damages from Hurricane Harvey's ravaging of Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast are estimated to be well below those from the major storms that hit New Orleans and New York in recent years, insurance executives have said.

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Hurricane Harvey much less damaging than Katrina, Sandy: Hannover Re

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Damages from Harvey, the hurricane and tropical storm ravaging Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast, are estimated to be well below those from major storms that have hit New Orleans and New York, according to Hannover Re on Monday.

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Hurricane Harvey damages well below those of Katrina, Sandy - Hannover Re says

FRANKFURT, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Damages from Harvey, the hurricane and tropical storm ravaging Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast, are estimated to be well below those from major storms that have hit New Orleans and New York, according to Hannover Re on Monday.

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Harvey brings 'life-threatening' flooding

Hurricane Harvey ripped through Texas, leaving behind devastating damages and flooding. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam reports.

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UPDATE 1-Russian court orders Sistema to pay Rosneft $2.3 bln in damages

MOSCOW, Aug 23 (Reuters) - A Russian court ruled on Wednesday that the Sistema conglomerate should pay more than 136 billion roubles ($2.3 billion) to oil major Rosneft over the acquisition of the Bashneft oil producer, Sistema said.

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Contaminated eggs cost Dutch chicken farmers 33 million euros

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch chicken farmers have suffered around 33 million euros ($39 million) in damages as a direct result of culls and other measures carried out after their eggs were found this month to be tainted with a toxic chemical.

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BRIEF-U.S. files lawsuit against US Bioservices related to kickbacks, Novartis' Exjade

Aug 22 (Reuters) - U.S. SAYS U.S. BIOSERVICES ARRANGED TO RECEIVE MORE PATIENT REFERRALS AND RELATED BENEFITS IN RETURN FOR ACHIEVING HIGHER PRESCRIPTION REFILL RATE FOR EXJADE U.S. SEEKS TRIPLE DAMAGES AND CIVIL PENALTIES FROM U.S. BIOSERVICES, IN LAWSUIT FILED IN MANHATTAN FEDERAL COURT U.S. SAYS ACCREDO HEALTH, BIOSCRIP HAVE ALSO SETTLED RELATED CASES U.S. FILES FALSE CLAIMS ACT LAWSUIT AGAINST U.S. BIOSERVICES CORP OVER ALLEGED KICKBACK RELATIONSHIP WITH NOVARTIS, WHICH PREVIOUSLY SETTLED RE

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$417 Million Awarded in Suit Tying Johnson’s Baby Powder to Cancer

A Los Angeles jury voted the damages for a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s talc for decades.

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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case

On Monday, a jury awarded a California woman $417 million because she developed ovarian cancer and had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for decades. The award includes $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages.

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Belgium to seek damages over contaminated egg scandal

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgium will seek damages over a contamination scandal that saw millions of chicken eggs pulled from supermarket shelves there and in other countries, authorities said on Wednesday.

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China says it will defend interests if U.S. harms trade ties

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will take action to defend its interests if the United States damages trade ties, the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump authorized an inquiry into China's alleged theft of intellectual property.

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Taylor Swift wins groping trial against DJ, awarded symbolic $1

DENVER (Reuters) - Taylor Swift won her trial against a Colorado radio personality on Monday after a jury found that the former DJ assaulted and battered the pop star by groping her bare bottom, and awarded her the symbolic $1 in damages she had sought.

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Costco owes Tiffany $19.4 million for fake Tiffany rings: U.S. judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday said Tiffany & Co may recover at least $19.4 million in damages from Costco Wholesale Corp over the warehouse club chain's illegal sale of counterfeit diamond engagement rings bearing the "Tiffany" name.

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Wildfire near Athens damages homes and forces residents to flee

Athens (Reuters) - A wildfire close to a village near Athens has damaged dozens of houses and caused people to flee their homes, officials said on Monday.

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IBM to appeal judge's order to pay $78 million to Indiana

(Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp said on Monday it will appeal an Indiana judge's ruling that calls for the technology company to pay more than $78 million in damages to the state for failing to modernize the government's welfare system.

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Brush fire south of Athens injures firemen, damages homes

ATHENS (Reuters) - A brush fire south of the Greek capital injured three firefighters and damaged homes and cars on Thursday but has now been contained, authorities said.

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Volkswagen asks U.S. judge to toss Wyoming environmental lawsuit

(Reuters) - Volkswagen AG , trying to put a massive emissions-cheating scandal behind it, has asked a U.S. judge to reject a lawsuit by Wyoming potentially seeking more than $1 billion in additional penalties for environment damages.

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Saudi Arabia seeks to end U.S. lawsuits over Sept. 11 attacks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia on Tuesday asked a U.S. judge to dismiss 25 lawsuits claiming that it helped plan the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and should pay damages to victims.

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Russia says Greenpeace boat seizure ruling encourages illegal action

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia rejected a ruling by an international arbitration court which said Moscow must pay damages for seizing a Dutch-flagged Greenpeace vessel, saying on Thursday that the decision would only encourage illegal protests.

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Mexican oil regulator approves force majeure for Renaissance field

MEXICO CITY, July 13 (Reuters) - Mexico's oil regulator approved on Thursday a force majeure request from Canada's Renaissance Oil Corp that will allow the firm to suspend operations at its onshore Ponton area while a dispute over environmental damages at the site plays out.

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BRIEF-Halcon Resources to pay $42 mln if deal terminated

* Halcon Resources-if co terminate deal under certain conditions, co to pay Bruin Williston 3 percent of purchase price as liquidated damages, or $42 million Source text: (http://bit.ly/2t9F2S4) Further company coverage:

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London court hears Vedanta's challenge to Zambian villagers' pollution claim

LONDON (Reuters) - London's Court of Appeal began hearing legal arguments on Wednesday into whether Zambian villagers have the right to make a claim for damages for environmental pollution in the English courts against miners Vedanta Resources  and its Zambian subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines (KCM).

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BRIEF-ICL Israel Chemicals says continuing efforts to remedy immediate environmental effect, damages from phosphogypsum water spill

* ICL Israel Chemicals - continuing efforts to remedy immediate environmental effect, damages from phosphogypsum water spill from Rotem facility on June 30​

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Hague arbitration court will hear case on Ukrainian companies vs. Russia

AMSTERDAM, July 4 (Reuters) - The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague said on Tuesday it has jurisdiction and will hear the case of a Ukrainian company seeking to recover damages for property lost when Russia annexed Crimea in 2014.

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AirAsia flight grounded after apparent bird strike damages engine

(Reuters) - Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia X said on Tuesday a flight from Australia to Malaysia was diverted and forced to land in Brisbane because an engine was damaged during take-off by what was thought to be a bird strike.

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Blast damages wall next to NATO military area in Turkey: CNN Turk

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - An explosion damaged a wall next to a military area belonging to NATO in the western Turkish province of Izmir on Thursday, CNN Turk reported, but there were no reports of any casualties.

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Turkey says Gulf Arab rift damages Muslim world

ANKARA/DOHA (Reuters) - Turkey said on Wednesday Qatar's rift with fellow Gulf Arab states and Egypt was damaging the Islamic world and it would do all it could by diplomatic channels to prevent any escalation.

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Australia to Pay $53 Million Settlement to Detainees Held Offshore

The 1,905 current and former asylum seekers housed on Manus Island, a contentious site, sought damages for physical and psychological injuries and for false imprisonment.

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Toshiba faces fresh lawsuit, plans provision for year ended March

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp on Tuesday said it was being sued by another group of foreign investors for 43.9 billion yen ($399 million) in damages over a $1.3 billion accounting scandal uncovered two years ago.