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L.A. Court Can Hear Peruvian Case Against Oil Giant

LOS ANGELES - (AP) An appeals court ruled Monday that a case filed by indigenous plaintiffs from the Peruvian Amazon against Occidental Petroleum Corp. should be heard in Los Angeles. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling overturns an earlier district decision that the case should be litigated in Peru. The lawsuit. . . . Full version available to subscribers.