November 14, 2019

Olwomen story of week

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10 Weird Ways To Lower Blood Pressure – Its Just “Being Yourself” ! Submitted By Jenny Smith from Olwomen People usually get tensed and stressed when they come across their medical reports which state positive for high blood pressure. High blood pressure is one issue that can be pointed out in every household i.e. at […]

BP’s Deepwater Toll: $55B and Counting

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By Sue Reisinger, From Corporate Counsel The Deepwater Horizon oil spill has already cost BP $54.6 billion in legal and other costs, and that number is expected to rise over the next few years. And in its most recent quarterly report, BP took a $10.8 billion charge related to its Gulf oil spill “response” in […]

More conflict than resolution

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From The National Law Journal 2014 has been a year of disruption and division, public protests and congressional sparring, notable deaths and departures, and an insistent warning light of more conflict ahead. Discord culminated in the wake of a ­federal grand jury’s decision not to indict a white policeman for the death of Michael Brown […]

Deep-sea asphalt mounds found off West African coast

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From Planet Earth Scientists have discovered a large area of the deep seabed strewn with mounds of asphalt off the coast of Angola, hosting rich animal life. This is the first such discovery in the Atlantic proper or in the Southern Hemisphere, and the first time the creatures living around them have been studied in […]

Supreme Court rejects BP’s appeal of oil spill settlement

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By Marcia Coyle, Supreme Court Brief The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday eliminated what could have been a major roadblock in the multibillion-dollar settlement reached in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill four years ago. In BP Production & Development v. Lake Eugenie Land & Development, the justices, without comment, declined to review BP PLC’s claims […]