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UPDATE 2-U.S. court upholds cement plant emissions standards

WASHINGTON, April 18 - In a loss for environmental groups, a U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld new air pollution emissions standards for cement plants that the industry supports.

18 Apr 2014

U.S. appeals court largely upholds cement plant emissions rule

WASHINGTON, April 18 - A U.S. appeals court on Friday largely upheld new emissions standards aimed at curbing pollution from the nation's cement plants.

18 Apr 2014

UPDATE 1-Belarus signals interest in resolving row with Uralkali

MINSK/MOSCOW, April 18 - Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko signalled to Russian potash producer Uralkali on Friday that he was interested in ending a nine-month dispute that has hurt both sides.

18 Apr 2014

INSIGHT-Compensation battle rages four years after BP's U.S. oil spill

* BP pays billions in compensation but some claims still unpaid

18 Apr 2014

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-South African platinum firms lift wage offer to 10 pct

(Clarifies respective positions of companies, union in paragraph 3)

18 Apr 2014
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