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Venezuelan Opposition Seeks U.S. Court"s Help Protecting Citgo

Venezuela’s U.S.-backed opposition leaders asked a federal appeals court to refrain from carving up the country’s foreign assets, saying their loss would hurt the chances of political change in Caracas......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 7th, 2019

U.S. court rules against Maduro bid to oust opposition-backed Citgo board

The board of Citgo Petroleum [PDVSAC.UL] appointed by Venezuela's congress chief was properly seated, a U.S. court ruled, dealing a blow to contested Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to retake control of the Texas-based refiner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 3rd, 2019

U.S. judge confirms Citgo directors appointed by Venezuelan congress

The Citgo Petroleum board of directors appointed by Venezuela's opposition congress chief was confirmed by a U.S. judge on Wednesday, ending a challenge by former directors loyal to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 21st, 2019

Spain"s Opposition Seeks to Oust Rajoy in Confidence Vote

Spain’s main opposition party called a parliamentary vote in an effort to oust Prime Minister Rajoy, after a court ruled that the premier’s party benefited financially from an illegal kickback scheme......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 25th, 2018

Creditor alleges fraud, seeks to wrest control of St. Louis hospital

New filings seek to have a city court appoint a receiver to take control of the hospital and accuses its new owner of diverting state Medicaid payments "for purposes other than" health care......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 27th, 2019

With stores burned and looted, Walmart seeks police protection in riot-hit Chile

Walmart has sought court orders for police protection in protest-wracked Chile after more than 120 of its supermarkets were looted or burned......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 18th, 2019

Keystone pipeline spill hardens landowner opposition to proposed expansion

A big oil spill from the Keystone Pipeline in North Dakota last week has hardened opposition to the controversial Keystone XL expansion among landowners along its route, who say they hope to use the incident to help block or stall the project in court......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 6th, 2019

BREAKING: ESOP trustee seeks to replace Ferrellgas board "before it"s too late"

The trustee for Ferrellgas’ ESOP is asking a federal court for permission to replace the company’s board of directors and take control of the propane company “before it’s too late.” The request is part of a countersuit filed Friday by Grea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 3rd, 2019

Johnson Seeks Approval For "Whirlwind" Votes On Brexit Plan

Johnson Seeks Approval For "Whirlwind" Votes On Brexit Plan After being twice stymied by the opposition during Saturday's historic session and again o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 22nd, 2019

The week in bankruptcies: Nightclub owner seeks relief

Austin area bankruptcy courts recorded one filing during the week. Year to date through Sept. 27, the court recorded 35 Chapter 7, Chapter 9 and Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings. Caye South Management Group Inc. filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2019

Key Words: Apple’s Tim Cook urges Supreme Court to preserve DACA

In a friend-of-the-court brief filed Wednesday, top executives at Apple Inc. urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold DACA, the Obama-era law protecting the immigration status of those who came to America as the children of undocumented immigrants......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 2nd, 2019

As UK Election Looms, Corbyn Is The Most Unpopular Opposition Leader Since 1977

As UK Election Looms, Corbyn Is The Most Unpopular Opposition Leader Since 1977 Even before the hammer blow of yesterday's Supreme Court ruling, it was for many a damning indictment on Jeremy Corbyn and Labour, t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 25th, 2019

Strand Bookstore owner says landmark status will be challenged in court

The owner of the Strand Bookstore plans to sue the city to fight a landmark designation applied to the property over the owner's opposition.  An attorney for store owner Nancy Bass Wyden told... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2019

Exclusive: Venezuela opposition eyes U.N. asset protection as option to save Citgo

Venezuela's opposition is preparing to seek an asset protection program from the United Nations to prevent creditors from seizing the country's crown jewel overseas asset, U.S. refiner Citgo, a lawmaker and two opposition sources told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2019

Purdue Pharma seeks to halt opioid suits against company, Sacklers

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Wednesday asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge to halt for roughly nine months more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company and its controlling Sackler family helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis, according to court documents......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 18th, 2019

U.S. seeks U.N. action on Saudi attacks despite likely Russian opposition

A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran, but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 17th, 2019

Tenant groups seek to join court fight over rent regulation

Tenant advocates want to be heard in the lawsuit that seeks to overturn the state’s rent-regulation system by having it declared unconstitutional. The Legal Aid Society, Legal Services NYC and law... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 16th, 2019

Garner"s family seeks mayor"s testimony on chokehold death

Members of Eric Garner's family want a court to force New York City's mayor and police commissioner to answer questions under oath about their relative's 2014 chokehold death. A petition being filed... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 29th, 2019

Arepa’s Place, Orangetheory Fitness open at Brookfield Square

A new food vendor and boutique gym are now open at Brookfield Square mall. Arepa’s Place opened in late June at the mall’s food court, serving traditional Venezuelan cuisine. Example menu items include arepas, empanadas and Venezuelan drinks. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 31st, 2019

CIA Finances Another Group Of Fraudsters: The Venezuelan "Opposition"

Authored by Wayne Madsen via The Strategic Cult.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 27th, 2019

Did Venezuelan Coup Leaders Pocket $70 Million From Citgo"s Stolen US Assets?

Authored by Anya Parampil via TheGrayZone.com, Venezuela’s government has claimed the Department of Justice will investigate Ci.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 22nd, 2019