- 2017-12-10 03:12:37Z
Donald Trump agreed to record a campaign robocall supporting GOP Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore that will be dialed into homes the day before the special election, Politico reported.
By Joe Bavier BOBO-DIOULASSO, Burkina Faso (Reuters) - In 2000, farmers in Burkina Faso, Africa's top cotton grower, were desperate. U.S. seeds and pesticide company Monsanto proposed an answer: a genetically modified strain of cotton called Bollgard II, which it had already introduced in America and was marketing worldwide. GM was established in large-scale farming in South Africa, but not among the smallholders who produce most African cotton.
ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. (AP) - An 84-year-old Pennsylvania man fatally shot a home intruder and successfully fought off another early Friday, police said.
WASHINGTON - Wonder about the health of a president capable of scarfing two Big Macs, two Filet-o-Fish sandwiches and a chocolate shake in a single sitting?
By Ed Cropley HARARE (Reuters) - A white Zimbabwean farmer kicked off his property at gunpoint in June has been told he will be going home within days, the first signs of the post-Robert Mugabe government making good on promises to respect agricultural property rights. Rob Smart, a 71-year-old farmer from the eastern district of Rusape, said he understood his case had been taken up by new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who heard of Smart's violent eviction while at an investment conference in Johannesburg. "Apparently Mnangagwa saw that and flipped his lid," Smart told Reuters by telephone, saying new provincial minister of state Monica Mutsvangwa had assured him the eviction would be...
Since Tesla began selling electric cars directly to customers throughout the U.S., the electric-vehicle maker has had to play franchise-law whack-a-mole in multiple state courts. On Tuesday, Tesla scored a decisive victory when the Missouri Court of Appeals reversed a lower court's ruling that would have left Tesla without a state dealer license. In the court's ruling, the judge criticized the tactics of the Missouri Auto Dealers Association, Tesla's opponent.
MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) - An apparent explosion occurred near the time and place an Argentine submarine went missing, the country's navy reported Thursday, prompting relatives of the vessel's 44 crew members to burst into tears and some to say they had lost hope of a rescue.
Lebanon's prime minister Saad Hariri, back in Beirut for the first time since his shock resignation, was expected Wednesday to explain his surprise decision and his extended stay in Saudi Arabia. Hariri resigned in a televised address on November 4 from Saudi Arabia and then remained in Riyadh, where he spent two weeks before leaving for Paris.