Friday, March 20, 2015
Monsanto said Wednesday it will pay about US$350,000 to settle class action lawsuits brought by farmers in seven states over genetically modified wheat.
In America, businessmen shake hands. In Japan, they bow. But all over the world airline executives engage in a greeting that is all their own: the exchange of model airplanes.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is visiting Japan and Cambodia, who are among Asia's richest and poorest nations, to highlight cooperation on helping girls finish their educations.
Global celebrations of the Emerald Isle's patron saint culminated in parades and celebrations in Dublin, New York and scores of other cities Tuesday.
Missouri's oldest death row inmate was executed for the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy, after the U.S. Supreme Court and the state's governor declined to spare the 74-year-old who attorneys said had a diminished mental capacity because of a brain injury.
An envelope addressed to the White House has tentatively tested positive for cyanide after two rounds of analysis, the U.S. Secret Service said Tuesday. Additional testing will be necessary to confirm the finding.
The UK's Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, arrived in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday for a three-day visit, during which they plan to visit cultural andt educational sites before heading to Kentucky.
Authorities carried away two boxes after searching the Houston home of real estate millionaire Robert Durst following his weekend arrest in New Orleans on a murder warrant.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
An eccentric U.S. tycoon was charged Monday over the execution-style killing of a mobster's daughter and could face death if found guilty, in the latest installment of a TV murder mystery which has captivated America.