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Monsanto Roundup Appeal Has Uphill Climb On Junk Science Grounds Legal Experts

NEW YORK – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) unit Monsanto faces long odds on an appeal blaming an “inflamed” jury and “junk science” for a verdict of...

Cubans Cheer As Internet Goes Nationwide For A Day

HAVANA – Cuba’s government said it provided free internet to the Communist-run island’s more than 5 million cellphone users on Tuesday, in an...

Chile Asks Vatican For Information On Sex Abuse Cases

SANTIAGO – The Chilean government asked the Vatican on Tuesday for documents related to sex abuse accusations against clergy in Chile, as local prosecutors raided...

Chile Asks Vatican For Info On Sex Abuse Cases Steps Up Raids

SANTIAGO – The Chilean government asked the Vatican on Tuesday to hand over documents related to accusations of sex abuse committed by clergy in Chile against...

Uber Names Matt Olsen As Chief Security Officer

– Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] named Matt Olsen as its chief security officer, the ride hailing company’s Chief Executive Officer Dara Khosrowshahi said...

Venezuela Says Two Military Officials Arrested Over Drone Blasts

CARACAS – Venezuela chief prosecutor, Tarek Saab, said on Tuesday two high-ranking military officers were arrested for their alleged involvement in drone...

Turkey Says Lira Will Strengthen Dollar Has Lost Credibility

ANKARA – Turkey’s finance minister promised to protect the lira on Tuesday, after it fell to a record low against the dollar this week, and said the U.S....

Ecuador Bus Crash On Curve Of Death Kills 24 Mostly Colombians

QUITO – At least 24 people died and another 19 were injured when a bus from Colombia overturned on a stretch of road into Ecuador’s capital Quito known as...

Venezuela Says Two Military Officials Linked To Drone Blasts

CARACAS – Venezuela chief prosecutor Tarek Saab said on Tuesday that two high-ranking military officers were linked to drone explosions during a speech by...

Amazon To Open Colombia Service Center Employ 600 Workers

BOGOTA – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Tuesday said it will open its first customer service center in Colombia in October and employ 600 people.    The center,...