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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An arbitration court in the Netherlands on Monday ruled in favour of shareholders in defunct Russian oil giant Yukos, ordering Moscow to pay roughly $50 billion in damages. The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague issued rulings in three separate cases which had sought a total of $100 billion from Russia for expropriating Yukos, formerly controlled by Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man. (Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Alison Williams)
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy — and pollution.
BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" for its many houses of worship amid a crackdown on church buildings in a coastal region where thousands of people are embracing Christianity.