US prepared to authorize Chevron to boost Venezuela’s oil output

US ready to allow oil giant to produce, sell Venezuelan oil Chevron is owed billions in unpaid debts by state-run PDVSA US aims to shift Venezuelan oil sales from shadow firms HOUSTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Chevron Corp could soon win US approval to expand operations in Venezuela and resume trading its oil once the … Read more

US Supreme Court mulls the line between art and theft in the Warhol case

Court hears arguments in Warhol estate appeal on Wednesday At issue is “fair use” of another’s work in copyright law WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) – The US Supreme Court is set to ponder in a case centering on paintings by the late artist Andy Warhol a question as philosophical as it is legal: what is … Read more

Sanctions-hit Kremlin stages ‘Russian Davos’ bereft of elite, Putin speaks Friday

Flags with the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) logo fly near the St. Petersburg Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia June 14, 2022. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register International economic forum June 15-18 in St Petersburg No Western bigwigs at ‘Russian Davos’ due to sanctions Putin … Read more