Amazonian tribe in Ecuador fends off Big Oil in court

Business Apr 27, 2019

Amazonian tribe in Ecuador fends off Big Oil in court

Ecuador's indigenous Waorani tribe won its first victory Friday against Big Oil in a ruling that blocks the companies from entering ancestral Amazonian lands for oil-exploration activities. After two weeks of deliberations, a criminal court in Puyo accepted a Waorani bid for court protection in ...

National Enquirer reportedly sold to Hudson News heir

Business Apr 19, 2019

National Enquirer reportedly sold to Hudson News heir

American Media Inc. is selling the National Enquirer to Hudson News Deputy Chairman James Cohen, according to the Washington Post, letting the embattled publisher jettison the tabloid after being accused of trying to blackmail the world's richest man. Cohen will pay $100 million for the ...

Italy targets Amazon in market dominance probe

Business Apr 17, 2019

Italy targets Amazon in market dominance probe

Italy's competition authority said Tuesday it had opened an investigation into Amazon for possible abuse of its dominant position in online commerce and logistics. The authority said it suspected that the retail giant had been giving preferential exposure to third-party vendors on its platform only ...