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New York judge lets Talisman Energy genocide case proceed despite warnings from Canada, U.S.

A judge on Tuesday allowed a church's lawsuit alleging that a Canadian energy company aided genocide in its pursuit of oil in Sudan to proceed despite efforts by the United States and Canada to have it dismissed...U.S. District Judge Denise Cote noted...that documents from the U.S. and Canadian governments did not suggest that the civil case against Talisman and the Republic of the Sudan would hinder U.S. relations with Canada or the Sudan.

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