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Venezuela Supreme Court orders prosecution of new oil boards

Venezuela Supreme Court orders prosecution of new oil boardsVenezuela’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered that executives appointed to boards affiliated with state oil firm PDVSA — in a bid for control by opposition leader Juan Guaido — face criminal prosecution. The court — packed with Maduro loyalists — ordered legal action against 15 executives that the National Assembly, headed by Guaido, named on Wednesday to form four new executive boards for PDVSA and its US-based affiliate Citgo.



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California becomes first state to require women on corporate boards

California becomes first state to require women on corporate boardsCalifornia has become the first state in the US to require publicly traded companies to include women on their board of directors. Governor Jerry Brown signed the new measure – which necessitates at least one female director on the board of each California-based public operation by the end of 2019 – into law on Sunday. A fourth of publicly held corporations with headquarters in California do not have any women on their boards of directors.



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Are Plastic Cutting Boards Better Than Wood?

Are Plastic Cutting Boards Better Than Wood?Years ago, the government advised against using wooden cutting boards, saying they were more difficult to keep hygienically clean than plastic cutting boards. Recent research, however, shows that…



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Scott Pruitt Just Cleared The Way For Industry Control Of EPA's Science Advisory Boards

Scott Pruitt Just Cleared The Way For Industry Control Of EPA's Science Advisory BoardsThe Environmental Protection Agency has banned scientists who receive funding from the agency from serving on its scientific advisory boards, in an unprecedented move critics say gives favor to industry-friendly advisers.



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Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel cars

Greenpeace boards ship in bid to halt delivery of UK-bound VW diesel carsBy Costas Pitas LONDON (Reuters) – Greenpeace activists boarded a ship arriving in Britain on Thursday to stop the delivery of more than 1,000 Volkswagen cars from Germany while others sought to immobilise vehicles at a port in anti-diesel protests. VW admitted cheating diesel emissions tests in 2015, triggering political and consumer pressure that has caused a slump in sales of diesel cars in major markets, with governments announcing plans to ban vehicles powered by conventional combustion engines. Greenpeace said its volunteers had boarded the ship in the Thames Estuary in an attempt to stop it unloading at the port of Sheerness in the southeast of England.



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‘I am all in’: Lindsey Graham boards Trump train after lengthy feud

‘I am all in’: Lindsey Graham boards Trump train after lengthy feudSen. Graham was once one of Donald Trump’s harshest Republican critics. Now he has the president he’s “been dreaming of for eight years.”



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