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SEATTLE-- An official with the Army Corps of Engineers told a Congressional committee Tuesday that the agency doesn't plan a broad environmental study on exporting coal from the Western United States.
Orascom Telecom, an Egyptian company that initially bankrolled Wind Mobile's operations in Canada and was later bought by Vimpelcom, said it withdrew the bid after a review process and discussions with the Canadian government.
TORONTO, June 19- Imperial Oil Ltd said on Wednesday that it was unable to find a buyer for its refinery in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and will instead convert the facility into a terminal operation. Canada's largest oil refiner will take a non-cash charge of C $260 million to C $280 million in the second quarter related to closing the refinery.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland-- Well, that was close. Northern Ireland police mounted a massive security operation to protect the Loch Erne resort west of Enniskillen involving thousands of officers, restricted airspace and contingencies for protesters.
June 18- Netflix Inc will launch its TV and movie streaming service in The Netherlands later this year, expanding its reach further into Europe, the company said on Tuesday.
CHICAGO, June 18- A swine virus deadly to young pigs, one never before seen in North America, is spreading rapidly across the United States and proving harder to control than previously believed.
Hong Kong's central bank said on Tuesday that its investigation into possible benchmark rate manipulation has been extended to include HSBC and a number of other banks.
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 18- Brazil, a major producer of iron ore, gold, copper and other metals, unveiled a long-awaited bill to reform its 46- year-old mining code on Tuesday, proposing a doubling of the current top royalty rate and stricter rules for opening new mines.
TORONTO, June 18- Canada's Tim Hortons Inc is under mounting pressure from activist investors to boost shareholder value a few weeks before a new CEO takes over after a second hedge fund said it had amassed a big stake in the coffee and doughnut chain.
*New limit C $1 bln, up from C $30- 40 mln. CALGARY, Alberta, June 18- The Canadian government said on Tuesday it will raise the liability for oil spill cleanups off the country's east and Arctic coasts to C $1 billion, a more than twenty-five fold increase from its prior limit.
RIO DE JANEIRO, June 18- Brazil, the world's second-largest producer of iron ore, unveiled a long-awaited bill to reform the country's 46- year-old mining code on Tuesday, proposing new royalties of up to 4 percent, double the current rate. President Dilma Rousseff said royalties would be calculated on gross income, rather than net earnings.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 18- U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday it was important to build a strong opposition in Syria that could function after Bashar al-Assad loses power.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 18- Following is the section of a communique agreed by the leaders of the G8 powers at a two-day summit on the global economy.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 18- Following are the opening sections of a communique agreed by the leaders of the G8 powers at a two-day summit in Northern Ireland. To read the full text, click: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachmenttdata/file/207583/ L o u g h t E r n e t 2 0 1 3 t G 8 t L e a d e r s t C o m m u n i q u e t t 2 t. p d f.
*Obama, Putin disagreed over Syria. Isolated at the G8, Russia's Vladimir Putin had clashed with other leaders over the conflict and resisted their attempts to get him to agree to anything that would imply Assad should step down or that Russia should tone down its support for Assad.
*Obama, Putin disagreed over Syria. ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 18- Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed with other world leaders over the civil war in Syria at a tense G8 summit, blocking any mention of the fate of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad from a final communique to be issued on Tuesday.
*Pentagon sees estimates coming down after fall review. Lockheed is developing three models of the F-35 for the U.S. military and eight countries that are helping fund its development: Britain, Australia, Canada, Norway, Italy, Turkey, Denmark and the Netherlands.
MONTREAL-- Montreal's interim mayor, who vowed to clean up the corruption scandals rocking the city, now faces fraud charges himself. Applebaum took over as interim mayor of Canada's second-largest city last November, after former mayor Gerald Tremblay resigned amid corruption allegations.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland, June 18- An international peace conference aimed at ending the conflict in Syria is unlikely to take place before August after G8 leaders clashed with Russia over the nature of a transitional government, a source familiar with the talks said on Tuesday.
June 18- Hong Kong's de facto central bank said on Tuesday that its investigation into possible benchmark rate manipulation has been extended to include HSBC and a number of other banks.