Goldsmith argued that the case involves Shell's Nigerian subsidiary SPDC, which runs a joint venture with the Nigerian government. The law suit was brought by more than 2,000 fishermen and their families in the Bille kingdom, and another by about 40,000 people in the Ogale community in Ogoniland, in the oil-rich Niger delta.
But according to the SEC, only a small portion of the $81 million raised from at least 125 investors in 13 US states went toward the ticket resale business. The alleged scammers also face civil charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Instead, nearly $2 million of the investors' funds were allegedly diverted by Meli and Harriton for such personal expenses as jewelry purchases, private school and camp tuition, and casino payments.
In a statement, GM said "General Motors Canada provided Unifor advanced notification of labour impacts related to product changeovers and transition at its CAMI facility". U.S. President Donald Trump met with the chief executives of the Big Three U.S. automakers earlier this week, urging them to build more cars in the United States while investing less in Mexico.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis stressed America's "enduring commitment" to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on Thursday, the Pentagon said. Former President Barack Obama outlawed enhanced interrogation techniques such as waterboarding via an executive order in 2009.
Alphabet bested that with revenue of just over $26 billion, up 22 percent over the same period past year. Fourth quarter revenue rose 22% to $26.06 billion, easily topping Street forecast of $25.23 billion. A JMP securities analyst told the Journal that YouTube could be the "heir apparent" to Google's search business. In addition to the hard numbers, investors had their eyes on Alphabet's "Other Bets" - the separate companies focused on ambitious new projects from self-driving cars to ...
Shaking the United Kingdom retail industry, Tesco (OTCPK:TSCDY) has agreed to buy the country's largest food wholesaler Booker (OTCPK:BOKGY) for £3.7B. The market supplies pubs, restaurants and caterers and is growing at 3% a year. The deal is subject to approval by the Competition and Markets Authority.