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Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed

Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its Bollgard II RR Flex ...

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed

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Bayer building Latin America's largest seed factory in Chile Bayer's subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide....
19:51, 05/28/2019

Manufacturers run out of cotton harvesters for Brazil for 2019 It is only May, but if a Brazilian cotton grower orders a new harvester now to cope with an expected larger crop this year, he will not get it in 2019. The industry has run out of them....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Sen. Tom Cotton says US could win war against Iran in ‘two strikes’ GOP Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas predicted in a recent interview that the US would easily win a war against Iran in “two strikes.” Cotton’s comments came during an interview with PBS as tensions between the Islamic regime and the US were escalating, w...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Tom Cotton on Tariffs: Hey, At Least You're Not a Dead Soldier As the stock market nosedives amidst President Donald Trump’s escalating trade war with China—to which China has responded in kind—Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton has some words of comfort for the farmers watching their financial futures swirl do...
20:51, 05/13/2019

Tom Cotton hits Steven Mnuchin over Huawei Sen. Tom Cotton dinged Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday, urging U.S. companies to disregard his advice and shun the Chinese tech firm loathed by conservatives.The Arkansas Republican launched his shot at Mnuchin in response to a report f...
17:00, 07/11/2019

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing with Tehran.“Obviously I think retaliatory strikes were warranted,” the Arkansas Republican, a member ...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Louisville enters ACC Tournament as No. 1 seed DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — For everything Louisville’s baseball program has done in its short time in the Atlantic Coast Conference, there’s one achievement that has eluded the Cardinals — winning the league tournament. Louisville (43-13) holds ...
20:17, 05/20/2019

BC upsets top-seed Louisville at ACC Tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dan Metzdorf threw a three-hitter, Jake Alu drove in three runs and Boston College beat top-seeded Louisville 5-1 on Wednesday to earn a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals. The 12th-seeded Eagles (31-26) w...
21:51, 05/22/2019

CDO knocks off #2 seed in softball playoffs PHOENIX – Coach Fowler and the Canyon Del Oro High School softball team knocked off the state’s #2 seed in blowout fashion!  CDO beat Glendale’s Cactus High 15-2. Here are highlights from Tuesday night’s sportscast on News 4 T...
19:51, 05/08/2019

Trump Bolsters Biotech Seed Makers President Trump has provided a boost to biotech seed companies, instructing federal agencies to streamline regulation and promote the safety of genetically engineered crops....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Hawkeyes upset No. 1 seed Indiana 4-2 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cole McDonald allowed five hits and struck out nine in eight innings, and bottom seed Iowa knocked off regular-season champion Indiana 4-2 in the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night. The Hawkeyes (31-22), swept by Indiana in a th...
05:17, 05/23/2019

Second seed Pliskova slides to defeat by Martic Karolina Pliskova's quest for a maiden Grand Slam title at the French Open came to an end on Friday as the second seed lost 6-3 6-3 to Croatia's Petra Martic....
17:17, 05/31/2019

Cotton Futures Had 400 Million Reasons to Rally in 2018 ... So Why Did They Crash Instead? Cotton rallied in the first half of 2018: So, conventional wisdom called for even higher prices. Yet cotton did the opposite, spiraling lower into 2019. Now see what a contrarian voice said in the face of bullish sentiment....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Fire chief Dany Cotton: Response to Grenfell has been horrifying London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton said she is "absolutely horrified" that building safety is "not being taken seriously" two years after the Grenfell Tower fire....
11:34, 07/04/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 23: Deep Cotton 'We're Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out' Have you ever heard a song that totally had you at hello? Well, for me, one of those songs would be Deep Cotton’s “We’re Far Enough From Heaven Now We Can Freak Out.” Deep Cotton is the duo of Nate Wonder and Chuck Lightning, Janelle Monae’s longtim...
20:17, 06/23/2019

UNLV: Rebels assistant Cotton waiting for heart transplant UNLV offensive coordinator Barney Cotton awaiting heart transplant, won't coach this on the field this season       ...
00:34, 07/19/2019

Kentucky Earns No. 13 Seed, To Host NCAA Regional LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the fourth-consecutive season, the Kentucky softball team has been selected as a host site for the NCAA Softball Regionals. The Wildcats earned the No. 13 national seed and will host Atlantic Coast Conference champions, Virginia ...
06:34, 05/13/2019

Ohio State beats No. 2 seed Michigan 2-1 in Big Ten tourney OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dillon Dingler broke open a tie game with an RBI single in the eighth inning and Ohio State beat Michigan 2-1 on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament. Three pitchers combined to toss a one-hitter for the Buckeyes (32-24). Michigan (...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Austrian fifth seed Thiem suffers Querrey defeat The exodus of men's seeds continued at Wimbledon on Tuesday as Austrian Dominic Thiem exited in the first round for the third time in six visits, beaten by American Sam Querrey....
19:34, 07/02/2019

Brown dumps top seed Zverev out of Stuttgart second round "Top seed Alexander Zverev crashed out in the second round of the Stuttgart Open on Thursday, losing 6-4 6-7(3) 6-3 to world number 170 Dustin Brown."...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Sen. Cotton tells story of serving with ‘The Old Guard’ at Arlington National Cemetery Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Monday one of his biggest honors in life was serving in the Army with “The Old Guard” as a funeral escort at Arlington National Cemetery....
18:17, 05/13/2019

Monsoon covers most parts of cane, cotton, soybean fields in India Monsoon rains have covered most parts of cane, cotton, and soybean fields in western India and some parts of rice-sowing areas in central and northern India, the country's weather office said on Tuesday....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect the environment....
10:00, 05/22/2019

School aide resigns after telling noisy students they could be ‘picking cotton’ instead An Oregon school district employee has resigned after reprimanding a noisy group of students, telling them they were lucky they weren’t “picking cotton,” officials said. The unidentified North Clackamas School District instructional assistant made t...
23:17, 06/12/2019

Fifth-seed Zverev advances in French Open despite destroying racket Emotions got the better of fifth-seed Alexander Zverev Tuesday during his French Open victory over John Millman, with Zverev's racket paying the price....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Ocado sows $22 million 'vertical farming' seed to diversify Britain's Ocado is plowing 17 million pounds ($22 million) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology group's business....
11:51, 06/10/2019

Corteva Debut Caps Years of Seed Company Consolidation Corteva Agriscience’s first day as a stand-alone company is a milestone in an agricultural deal making spree that has left the farm sector more consolidated than ever....
12:34, 06/03/2019

UCLA earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion UCLA won each of its series for the first time in program history, didn’t lose a midweek game and ended the regular season on a 10-game winning streak. The Bruins (47-8) were rewarded for their remarkable cons...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Alabama beats No. 1 seed Oklahoma to stay alive in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Pinch-hitter Caroline Hardy singled to score Kloyee Anderson in the bottom of the eighth and Alabama beat Oklahoma 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series semifinal Sunday. Because Oklahoma was undefeated in the double-elimin...
03:17, 06/03/2019

Cucumber Seeds: Another Nutritious Seed To Add To Your Bevy Of Healthy Snacks Cucumber seeds can also be consumed in the similar way that seeds of its close cousins, melons and pumpkins are consumed. Here's all you need to know about these lesser known edible seeds!...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Greaves Cotton Launches High-Speed Electric Scooter Ampere Zeal The Ampere Zeal has been launched with Rs. 18,000 subsidy under the Indian government's FAME II policy for electric vehicles. The Ampere Zeal has been priced at Rs. 66,950 (ex-showroom) after subsidy....
11:34, 05/29/2019

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trump is making the right moves to deter Tehran from taking direct military action against the United Sta...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton: NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuits over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Dominant Karl Kauffman leads Michigan past top seed UCLA 3-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Karl Kauffman and Jeff Criswell combined on a four-hitter, helping Michigan beat No. 1 national seed UCLA 3-2 Friday night in the opening game of the Los Angeles super regional. Kauffman (10-6), a junior right-hander who was select...
10:00, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Walmart, Target, Bed Bath must face lawsuit over fake 'Egyptian' cotton -NY judge A federal judge said Walmart Inc, Target Corp and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc must face a lawsuit claiming they sold linens that were falsely labeled "100% Egyptian Cotton" or "100% Long-Staple Egyptian cotton" despite being suspicious of their origin....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Argentina's Bioceres eyes 2020 approval of drought-resistant seed in China Argentine biotechnology firm Bioceres SA hopes a soybean seed it is developing with drought-resistant proprieties receives approval within the next month in the United States and by the end of 2020 in China, its chief executive said on Thursday....
18:51, 06/13/2019

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play        ...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Pregnant mother tests positive for opiates after eating poppy seed bagel A New York state mom was separated from her newborn baby — because, just like in the classic “Seinfeld” episode, she failed a drug test from eating a baked good with poppy seeds, she said in a new interview. Elizabeth Dominguez, 29, innoc...
17:51, 05/14/2019

Cotton mocks Iran official's sanctions complaint: Won't be able to spend Iranians' money in '5-star restaurants' Sen. Tom Cotton mocked Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for lashing out against the “hard-hitting” sanctions against the regime, saying he will no longer be able to spend “his people's money in five star restaurants.”...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Grenfell fire chief Dany Cotton: I was sent death threats after gender equality bid to rename Fireman Sam London's first female fire chief Dany Cotton says some men still feel threatened by women in power and that when she joined up several officers refused to work with her....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Woman claims she was separated from newborn after testing positive for opiates because of poppy-seed bagel Less than 24 hours after a mother in New York gave birth, her baby was taken from her after she tested positive for opiates — despite claiming she did not taking any drugs....
18:00, 05/14/2019

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Dominic Thiem upsets top-seed Novak Djokovic to reach second consecutive French Open final No. 1 Novak Djokovic fell in five sets to Dominic Thiem, who will play in the French Open final for the second consecutive year.       ...
17:51, 06/08/2019

It's Not Too Late for Bayer to Heal Shares of chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer have been laid low by legal liabilities from its deal for Monsanto, but the situation is likely to improve....
19:51, 06/22/2019

Bayer to Seek Help With Weedkiller Litigation Bayer said it would seek outside help and review its approach in the company’s legal battle with thousands of cancer patients who blame the herbicide Roundup for their illness....
22:34, 06/26/2019

Opinion: Will Monsanto be Bayer's undoing? Another heavy blow has been dealt to German company Bayer. The firm was ordered by a US court to pay compensation in yet another glyphosate-related case. Bayer needs to act swiftly, say DW's Henrik Böhme....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Shareholders say Bayer bosses need more time after AGM rebuke Two of Bayer's largest German investors said the drugmaker's embattled management needed to stay at the helm for now to avoid further upheaval, despite a share price slump in the wake of the $63 billion Monsanto takeover....
09:50, 04/29/2019

Bayer shares up 1.8% trade after U.S. Roundup rule Shares in German chemicals company Bayer rose 1.8% in early trade on Tuesday after a U.S. judge slashed a damages award Bayer owes a California man who blamed its Roundup weed killer for his cancer....
10:17, 07/16/2019

Bayer says to invest 5 bln euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it seeks to address the fallout from U.S. class-action litigation over glyphosate....
08:34, 06/14/2019

Microsoft has a patent to help you keep track of your adventures When you're traveling on an exciting new adventure, sitting down to write about everything that happened each day may be the last thing you feel like doing. Microsoft appears to be taking aim at this hurdle with an AI-powered system for automati...
23:17, 05/20/2019

CBOE Wins in ISE Patent Suit CHICAGO, IL - March 14, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the federal court in Chicago ended the trial on the International Securities Exchange's (ISE) patent suit. ISE had sued CBOE for alleged infringement of I...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Bayer says Monsanto likely kept files on influential people across Europe Bayer said on Monday its Monsanto unit, which is being investigated by French prosecutors for compiling files of influential people such as journalists in France, likely did the same across Europe, suggesting a potentially wider problem....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Bayer's Monsanto investigated in France over illegal data French daily 'Le Monde' complained to police when it found the newspaper among hundreds of high-profile figures and media outlets listed. The charge is that information was collected illegally....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in developing “additional methods to combat weeds.” Friday’s announcement came as Bayer ...
12:34, 06/14/2019

Bayer's Roundup Woes Send Investors Fleeing Investors are worried that Bayer’s liabilities from Monsanto’s allegedly carcinogenic weedkiller Roundup are only going to rise, pushing shares into a downward spiral....
19:17, 05/19/2019

Bayer Monsanto damages reduced to $25.27 million by US judge The US judge said the punitive damages component of the original $80 million award was too high. The German company is still facing lawsuits from more than 13,400 plaintiffs over glyphosate-based weed-killer Roundup....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Bayer's MRI contrast agent gets FDA approval for use in cardiac disease Bayer AG on Monday said U.S. regulators approved its contrast agent for use in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, saying it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in weedkiller research....
16:17, 06/14/2019

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.64 billion) in weedkiller research....
09:51, 06/14/2019

Huawei patent points to under-display cameras We’re only just starting to get used to punch-hole cameras but it seems their days are numbered, as several companies are already working on under-display cameras, including – most recently – Huawei.Or at least, the company has p...
12:51, 07/05/2019

Kawasaki Files Patent For Hybrid Motorcycle Electric motorcycles may be the future, but Kawasaki seems to be playing with the idea of a different kind of clean technology. Patent images have emerged which show a hybrid motorcycle, with both an......
04:51, 07/06/2019

PS5 could mark the end of loading screens after Sony patent Picture the scene. You're walking through a massive enchanted forest. Lines of trees run on seemingly for miles, birds in the distance cross impossible distances, and there seems to be no end to your adventure in sight – that is, until yo...
19:51, 06/24/2019

Samsung patent reveals a radical new look that could be used for the Galaxy S11 Based on a patent filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (via LetsGo Digital), it would appear that Samsung is thinking about making a radical change to the design of its smartphones. The patent, filed late last year and published la...
22:51, 06/13/2019

Patent shows Sony’s PSVR 2 could have eye-tracking  Leaks and patents have strongly hinted that Sony’s PS5 may be accompanied by an improved PSVR 2 headset, either at launch or later - and a new patent just made public suggest it could track eye movement and head motion. Image credit: Son...
01:34, 07/19/2019

CBOE Wins ISE Patent Infringement Lawsuit CHICAGO, March 3, 2011 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois found that CBOE does not infringe a patent entitled "Automated Exchange for Trading Derivat...
18:51, 05/02/2019

Apple Wins Patent for a Foldable Screen Moving ahead with its foldable smartphone ambition, Apple has managed to win a patent for a foldable screen which could be used on iPhones and other devices....
17:17, 05/29/2019

Bayer's Legal Woes Escalate With Probe Into Monsanto File Bayer is seeking to limit the damage after French prosecutors said they had opened an investigation into potentially illegal practices by Monsanto before it was acquired by the German chemicals and drugs giant....
21:17, 05/13/2019

US jury orders Bayer to pay $2 billion in Roundup cancer case Bayer-owned Monsanto has been hit with its third jury verdict in California tying its Roundup weed killer to cancer. Bayer faces more than 13,400 Roundup-related lawsuits in the United States....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
21:17, 06/14/2019

Bayer supervisory board to meet to discuss crisis: report The supervisory board of Bayer is planning an extraordinary meeting to discuss a crisis of confidence in its leadership after an investor rebuke at the German drugmaker's annual meeting, a magazine reported on Wednesday....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Australian gardener sues Bayer's Monsanto over cancer link Lawyers of an Australian gardener on Tuesday said they had filed a lawsuit against Bayer AG agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto for severe harm caused by an ingredient used in its weed killer Roundup, the first such case in the country....
13:51, 06/04/2019

Bayer must pay $2bn to couple in Monsanto cancer trial, jury rules San Francisco jury holds makers of Roundup weedkiller responsible for couple contracting non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2bn to a couple who claimed Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their ca...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Bayer hires law firm to probe Monsanto data collection Bayer on Tuesday hired law firm Sidley Austin to investigate a Europe-wide data collection scheme run by its Monsanto unit, which targeted journalists, politicians and other stakeholders to influence the debate on pesticides....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
14:34, 05/29/2019

Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
18:51, 05/14/2019

Bayer nears 7-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
18:34, 05/14/2019

Microsoft files patent for controller with Braille readout Microsoft has apparently applied for a patent for a new Xbox controller with the ability to show visually-impaired gamers what’s on screen via a haptic Braille readout. If we ever see this controller, it could open up gaming for a whole new group of ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook was granted a patent to silo group posts Moderators of Facebook Groups could soon get more leeway in controlling who sees the comments made on their forums. The US Patent Office today granted Facebook a patent for content moderation that would let moderators limit viewership of posts by "pr...
01:00, 07/17/2019

Samsung receives a patent for a phone that expands to become a tablet With the Samsung Galaxy Fold in limbo at the moment, the foldable handset is far from the most ambitious smartphone design that Samsung has been thinking about creating. Last month, a patent received by the South Korean manufacturer revealed a phone ...
04:51, 07/02/2019

Novartis defeats challenge to validity of Afinitor patent Novartis scored a win in litigation over one of the patents underlying its cancer treatment Afinitor, as a federal appeals court on Monday rejected arguments by the would-be maker of a generic version that the patent is invalid....
05:34, 05/15/2019

Trump-Xi Deal May Founder on a Patent Lack of Trust Intellectual property is an area where U.S. and Chinese interests are aligned. It should be an easy win, if both sides can overcome mutual suspicions....
01:51, 06/29/2019

Amazon Gets US Patent To Use Delivery Drones For Surveillance Service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and......
06:34, 06/22/2019

This Patent Sketch of the Dyson Car Has Three Rows and a Lot of Ride Height Dyson, the design-heavy upmarket appliance brand best known for its high-performance vacuums, has been working on an electric car concept (actually a few cars) for some time. This week, patent drawings came out that reveal some ideas the company’s ki...
06:17, 05/09/2019

Yamaha Patent Images Reveal Electric Motorcycle Patent images reveal that Yamaha may be exploring different places for positioning the charging socket in the company's under-production range of electric bikes....
12:51, 06/05/2019

New Microsoft patent teases Surface Pro 7 with USB Type-C – finally Microsoft's presumed Surface Pro 7 could take the product line's accolades to the new level with the long-awaited inclusion of a USB Type-C port, based on details in a patent discovered by Windows United and shared by HotHardware.Microsoft&...
20:51, 05/24/2019

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech firms and carmakers on a collision course....
20:34, 06/12/2019

Dr. Patricia Bath, 76, Who Took On Blindness and Earned a Patent, Dies An ophthalmologist, she was the first black woman doctor to patent a medical device, one used in cataract surgery. And she promoted eye care for those in need....
01:51, 06/05/2019

UK's Vectura wins patent infringement case against GlaxoSmithKline in U.S. British drugmaker Vectura Group Plc said on Saturday that it won a patent infringement litigation case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc in the United States and has been awarded $89.7 million in damages for the period from August 2016 through December 201...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Amazon gets U.S. patent to use delivery drones for surveillance service Amazon.com Inc is exploring using drones not just to deliver packages but also to provide surveillance as a service to its customers, according to a patent granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office....
00:34, 06/22/2019

UK's Vectura wins patent infringement case against GlaxoSmithKline in U.S British drugmaker Vectura Group Plc said on Saturday that it won a patent infringement litigation case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc in the United States and has been awarded $89.7 million in damages for the period from August 2016 through December 201...
00:51, 05/05/2019

Samsung's latest foldable display patent is its weirdest yet Foldable smartphones cost a fortune and aren’t widely available yet. According to Google, they also don’t have a clear use case in their current form. But none of this is stopping companies such as Samsung from going all-in with development. Use it a...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Bayer says won't tolerate unethical behavior as France probes Monsanto file Bayer said on Saturday it did not accept "unethical behavior" following a French investigation into a suspected file assembled by the German company's seed making unit Monsanto to influence various personalities in France....
15:51, 05/11/2019

Bayer welcomes judge's call for new trial in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG on Friday welcomed a conditional ruling by a U.S. judge calling for a retrial of the case of a couple awarded $2 billion in damages by a jury who found that its glyphosate-based weedkiller caused their cancer....
09:00, 07/19/2019

Bayer lifted by new plan to tackle glyphosate lawsuits, Elliott approval Bayer shares jumped on Thursday after it revealed plans aimed at resolving multi-billion dollar lawsuits linked to glyphosate, a move welcomed by activist shareholder Elliott, which has taken a sizeable stake in the chemicals company....
23:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Bayer stock continues rout after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
12:34, 05/14/2019

Vanessa Bayer is Pikachu, and other lessons from this effort to fit 151 Pokémon to SNL's entire cast If you’re a particular sort of Nerd Of A Certain Age, the number 151 carries a special totemic significance: Counting the enigmatic, buggy Mew, it’s the number of mostly-ferocious cartoon cockfight beasties populating the original Pokémon Red and Pok...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Bayer hires law firm to investigate Monsanto stakeholder file issue Bayer said on Sunday it was hiring an external law firm to investigate French media complaints that Monsanto, the U.S. seed maker it took over last year, had compiled a file of influential personalities....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Bayer stock at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Shares in Bayer were down 5.9 percent in early trade on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer....
09:51, 05/14/2019

Bayer to pay $2 billion after losing suit that claims weedkiller Roundup causes cancer Bayer AG on Monday was ordered by a California jury to pay $2 billion to a couple who say they were diagnosed with cancer after using the company's weedkiller Roundup....
01:17, 05/14/2019

In Latest Roundup Defeat for Bayer, Jury Awards Couple $2 Billion Bayer faced a significant courtroom defeat from a lawsuit alleging Roundup weedkiller led to cancer, with a California jury awarding a couple $2.055 billion in damages....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Factbox: More Roundup trials, appeals in store for Bayer after $2 billion verdict Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused their cancers....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Bayer teams up with biotech firm Arvinas in deal worth up to $750 million German drugmaker Bayer has signed an alliance with Arvinas Inc to gain access to the U.S. biotech firm's experimental protein drugs and crop protection technology in a deal worth up to $750 million....
16:51, 06/04/2019

Bayer seeks approval to treat children with blockbuster drug Xarelto Bayer will apply for approval to make its blockbuster blood thinner Xarelto available for treating children, the German company said on Monday, after a study showed strong efficacy and safety in children with thromboembolism....
17:34, 07/08/2019

Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 million Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused a man's cancer has urged the presiding judge to uphold the decision....
20:51, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Juror urges U.S. judge to uphold $80 mln Roundup verdict against Bayer A juror who was part of a panel that delivered an $80 million award against Bayer AG after finding that its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused a man's cancer has urged the presiding judge to uphold the decision....
01:34, 07/09/2019

U.S. patent agency to review Harvard, MIT's claim to CRISPR technology The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Monday said it would review whether Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can claim rights to a gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, adding fuel to a rivalry between those institu...
01:34, 06/26/2019

Samsung's rollable display phone takes shape in a patent If you thought that Samsung will be done and dusted with wacky designs when it finally releases the Galaxy Fold to the general public, you'd be sorely mistaken. A new patent filing has been discovered by LetsGoDigital, and a few renders based on it a...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Explainer: Why is Huawei seeking $1 billion patent deal with Verizon? Huawei is demanding Verizon Communications Inc pay $1 billion to license the rights to patented technology, signaling a potential shift in the embattled Chinese company's strategy for the U.S. market....
13:51, 06/14/2019

Samsung's latest patent shows phone with wraparound display According to a new patent spotted by Dutch technology site LetsGoDigital, Samsung could be working on a smartphone with a wraparound display that continues over the phone's edge and onto the rear of the device.The patent, titled 'Electronic...
04:34, 04/30/2019

Freshly Published Patent Keeps the Dream of an Apple Self-Driving Car Alive Bumpy car rides suck and a newly published patent reveals Apple has fairly recently been exploring a “fully-actuated suspension system” using variable pressure air springs and a haptic-feedback system to create a smoother ride.Read more......
04:51, 06/01/2019

Apple Sued for Patent Violation Over 'Low Power Mode' on iOS Devices Apple is being sued by Location Based Technologies (LBT) for an alleged patent infringement tied to the 'low-power mode' and 'facedown detection' features in iOS devices....
15:17, 07/03/2019

Screenshots from patent filing could show Huawei's Android replacement As you probably already know, Huawei is going to have to replace the Android operating system with its own OS for future handsets. That is because the company was placed on the U.S. Commerce Department's Entity List for security reasons, and this pre...
02:51, 06/07/2019

Microsoft filed a patent for dual-screen dawn simulation Redmond's 2017 patent describes a first screen, a second screen, and a controller that activates the screens based on when 'dawn' is determined by the user or their device's geographical location....
06:34, 07/05/2019

AbbVie, Boehringer Settle U.S. Patent Dispute Over Drug Humira AbbVie and Boehringer Ingelheim said they have resolved their U.S. patent dispute over a biosimilar to Abbvie’s Humira, the world’s biggest-selling drug....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Japan sending patent officials to U.S. over Kim Kardashian "Kimono" flap Japan is to send patent officials to the United States to discuss the flap over Kim Kardashian’s Kimono brand underwear, the trade minister said on Tuesday....
09:34, 07/02/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws - Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
17:51, 06/18/2019

No provisions in USMCA to change U.S. pharmaceutical patent laws: Lighthizer The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Tuesday....
18:34, 06/18/2019

Huawei shrugs off Verizon patent talks as 'common' business Huawei said its patent talks with U.S. carrier Verizon is "common" business activity and such negotiations should not be politicized, days after a senator filed legislation to prevent the Chinese firm from seeking damages in American courts....
08:51, 06/27/2019

Huawei Warns US Patent Curbs Would Hurt Global Tech Huawei warned Thursday a US senator's proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in patent courts would be a "catastrophe for global innovation."...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Apple Watches could have onboard cameras in the future, according to new patent filing Apple submitted a patent to the US Patent and Trademark Office suggesting it's looking into allowing future Apple Watches to see the world around you.       ...
19:17, 06/26/2019

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-property theft but says it has done nothing wrong....
06:51, 06/17/2019

Another patent teases some kind of foldable device coming from Microsoft It's been quite the year for foldable devices, though actually getting them on sale has proved a struggle for companies dealing with the cutting-edge tech. Now a newly published patent teases another folding gadget on the way from Microsoft.On t...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple's cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence....
17:51, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: Germany's Bayer seeks animal health merger with Elanco - sources Bayer has approached U.S. drug firm Elanco Animal Health to discuss a possible combination of their pet-health businesses to create an industry giant, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
22:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator in mandated Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge has appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
20:17, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 mln; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
23:51, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer....
02:34, 05/23/2019

U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Bayer bets on 'silver bullet' defense in Roundup litigation; experts see hurdles Bayer AG plans to argue that a $2 billion jury award and thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup causes cancer should be tossed because a U.S. regulatory agency said the herbicide is not a public health risk....
01:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 mln; Bayer still plans to appeal A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
04:51, 07/16/2019

Bayer confident of appeals of glyphosate weed killer court defeats: executive Bayer AG is confident its appeals of recent court rulings that its glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused cancer will be successful, a senior executive said on Thursday, amid a steep selloff of the company's shares this week....
20:34, 05/16/2019

California jury hits Bayer with $2 billion award in Roundup cancer trial A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date against the company in litigation over the chemical....
02:00, 05/14/2019

Bayer welcomes judge's call for reduced damages in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its glyphosate-based weed killer had caused their cancer....
16:34, 07/19/2019

Qualcomm and Nokia-branded smartphone maker sign 5G patent agreement Chipset maker Qualcomm has just announced it has reached an agreement with HMD Global, the Finnish company behind the Nokia-branded smartphones, concerning 5G patents. Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm has granted HMD Global royalty-bearing ...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Sanofi loses German patent case against Amgen over cholesterol drug Germany's highest civil court on Tuesday rejected French drugmaker Sanofi's bid to fend off a legal challenge by U.S. rival Amgen against Sanofi's cholesterol drug Praluent....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Apple's new patent for a foldable iPhone shows something in common with the Galaxy Fold A timeline of foldable devices that was released last December by CGS-CIMB Group was interesting. It had Samsung and Huawei as the first two major phone manufacturers expected to release a foldable phone months before this was set to become true. The...
05:17, 05/31/2019

Huawei's $1 billion patent demand from Verizon is not ransom money (results) image: XinhuaIn light of the revelations that Huawei's patent licensing chief has sent a letter to Verizon asking for a cool $1 billion in exchange for granting access to the company's 4G/5G network and other patents, we asked you who's in the right....
19:17, 06/14/2019

Apple seeks AR glasses patent for hiding secret documents at work Apple hasn't announced AR glasses yet, but it's patenting technologies that might make them compelling, including a private document viewing mode for work.Read More...
22:34, 06/06/2019

Gilead CEO insists government patent for HIV prevention pill Truvada is invalid Daniel O’Day testified before the House Oversight Committee, which called a hearing after The Washington Post reported that the government had opted against filing a patent infringement case on the drug’s use....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Patent shows how Microsoft’s dual-screen laptop might improve its displays A new patent from Microsoft appears to show that the company is further exploring how to make it so that a dual-screen laptop – like its rumored Surface Centaurus – doesn’t have any inconsistencies between its twin separate displ...
14:51, 07/10/2019

Apple Patent Tips Plans for an iPhone In-Display Fingerprint Sensor Apple has been granted a patent that describes a new technology, which could allow the iPhone maker to include an in-display fingerprint sensor on its smartphones....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Samsung seeks patent on folding AR glasses with frame-activated screen Better known for its VR hardware than anything in augmented reality, Samsung is working on foldable AR glasses that automatically turn on as they're opened.Read More...
22:51, 07/12/2019

Ex-‘SNL’ star and leukemia survivor Vanessa Bayer wrote a book to comfort sick kids When someone is very sick, it can be difficult to know what to say. Sometimes people get so uncomfortable, they don’t say anything at all. It’s even more confusing when the person who’s sick is a child. It’s something actress Vanessa Bayer experience...
21:34, 07/13/2019

Amazon patent filing for new Alexa feature could leave users concerned about their privacy Anyone with an Alexa-enabled device knows that to summon the virtual assistant, you need to call out her name first followed by the task you wish her to handle. For example, if you want to know what T-Mobile's shares are trading for, you would say "A...
06:17, 05/28/2019

Microsoft Patent Imagines an Xbox Controller Customized for Gamers With Visual Impairment Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller was a big leap towards making gaming accessible to all players—not just those who can hold and manipulate the console’s standard controllers. Now it looks like the company is planning to expand its accessibility e...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Amazon granted patent for Bitcoin-style system to fight DDoS attacks Cryptocurrency rumor mongers are likely to be dancing today as Amazon has successfully filed a patent for a Bitcoin-styled Proof-of-Work system. But don’t get ahead of yourself, it doesn’t look like the Seattle-based ecommerce giant will be accepting...
18:34, 05/17/2019

Patent application filed by Microsoft takes a popular Surface Pro accessory to the next level The Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets both are compatible with the company's Surface Pen stylus. A patent application filed by Microsoft with the USPTO (via Windows Latest) reveals that the company has plans to add new capabilities to a fu...
00:34, 06/17/2019

Amazon Patent Tips Plans to Record Users Even Before 'Alexa' Wake Word A newly-published patent application from Amazon shows that the e-commerce giant is planning to let Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices to record what is said even before a wake word, like "Alexa"....
03:00, 05/26/2019

Huawei foldable phone patent reveals a Samsung Galaxy Fold-like rival Usually when we see a patent we know immediately if it's for a futuristic new phone, or a different design to an existing phone that never saw the light of day – but with a newly-released patent for a device similar to the Huawei Mate X, ...
14:17, 06/21/2019

Trump says he doesn't want war, but Sen. Cotton called for 'retaliatory strikes' on Iran “These unprovoked attacks on commercial shipping warrant a retaliatory military strike,” Sen. Tom Cotton said in a television interview.        ...
21:34, 06/16/2019

Monsanto parent company Bayer faces thousands of Roundup-cancer cases after $2 billion verdict Annually, for weeks at a time over his more than 30 years of farming, John Barton would spray a thousand gallons of Roundup every day to kill the weeds springing up among his cotton crop outside Bakersfield, California. Tugging a 200-foot hose when h...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
07:51, 07/05/2019

Chinese Tech Giant Huawei Warns That U.S. Patent Curbs Would Hurt ‘Global Innovation’ (SHENZHEN, China) — Chinese tech giant Huawei warned Thursday a U.S. senator’s proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in patent courts would be a “catastrophe for global innovation.” The proposal comes amid mounti...
13:00, 06/28/2019

FOCUS-As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products and avoiding the cost of maintaining a large sales...
01:51, 07/17/2019

Flash Electronics Files Suit Against Royal Enfield For Patent Infringement; RE Refutes Claims Domestic electronic and electric component maker Flash Electronics India Ltd has filed a law suit against motorcycle maker Royal Enfield in the US. The suit has been filed for patent infringement of......
15:00, 05/21/2019

Rafael Nadal: Seed compared to Roger Federer at Wimbledon 'doesn't seem right' Rafael Nadal is ranked No. 2 in the world and Roger Federer is No. 3. But at Wimbledon, the seeding is switched.       ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Trayvon Martin's mom says Hillary Clinton 'planted the seed' for her to run for office in Florida Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, is running for local office in Florida after being inspired by Hillary Clinton's campaign.        ...
20:51, 06/15/2019

'If I was black I'd be picking cotton': Ohio teen's racist prom proposal sparks backlash In the post, a poster reads, "If I was black I'd be picking cotton, but I'm white so I'm picking U for prom?"        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

The five: robot farmers Will robots be the answer to labour shortages on farms? Our pick of the best planting, weeding and harvesting machinesLast week a startup based at Plymouth University unveiled the world’s first raspberry-picking robot. The machine can pick about 25,0...
09:17, 06/02/2019

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
19:51, 06/20/2019

Midwest farmers under the gun to plant corn A markedly wet spring means the majority of America's cornfields still are not planted. After Friday, farmers begin losing yield size every day those seeds are not in the ground....
13:34, 05/10/2019

Indian farmers are using the sun to water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
08:00, 07/04/2019

PepsiCo Withdraws Two More Lawsuits Against Farmers The US-based firm had filed the suits against potato farmers for allegedly growing FC-5 variety of potato for which the company had claimed to have obtained Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights....
22:34, 05/10/2019

Farmers Welcome Trade Truce, Hope for More Farmers and agricultural groups welcomed the U.S.-China trade truce but are still looking for a comprehensive agreement to restore large-scale exports of U.S. crops and meat and lift the fragile farm economy....
02:51, 07/01/2019

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
23:00, 05/30/2019

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
20:34, 06/20/2019

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
08:34, 05/24/2019

Trump eyes up to $15B in more aid for farmers hurt by tariffs The Trump administration was expected to announce up to $15 billion in aid to farmers hurt by his trade war with China as soon as Thursday, people familiar with the plan said, Bloomberg reported. The plan would be similar to a program the administrat...
02:00, 05/23/2019

What Is the Greatest Farmers' Market Stand in Your City? It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite greenmarket stand is the one that sells lamb meat and wool. (It took me a little while to make the c...
15:51, 07/08/2019

Drought-Hit Maharashtra Farmers Given Rs 4,461 Crore: Government The Maharashtra government today expressed solidarity with farmers reeling under the impact of severe drought in large parts of the state and said a sum of Rs 4,461 crore has been credited in bank......
18:17, 06/18/2019

Nigeria: The politicized herders and farmers conflict Special grazing zones and settlements for pastoralist Fulani groups were supposed to be the answer to the heated farmers and herders conflict. It has instead become a highly politicized debate....
06:34, 07/17/2019

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," specifically the tariffs on Chinese goods. (May 23)        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

U.S. farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says The U.S. Department of Agriculture has to date paid out $8.52 billion in direct payments to American farmers as part of the 2018 aid program, designed to offset losses from trade tariffs by China and other trading partners, a spokesman for the agency...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Why America’s tariff-hit farmers still support Trump EASTON, NY — Most mornings, Paul Molesky begins his workday at 5 a.m. — not on his family’s small beef farm — but as the operations manager for Allenwaite, a seventh-generation dairy operation nearby. “I essentially farm twice a day, all day, sometim...
21:34, 07/13/2019

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
12:34, 05/24/2019

Australian farmers face more hot, dry weather: forecast Hot, dry weather will persist across Australia's east coast for at least another three months, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, in a forecast that threatens to severely crimp agricultural production....
06:17, 05/30/2019

Calamity-Hit Farmers In Madhya Pradesh To Get Rs 5,000 As Minimum Aid The Congress-led government in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday announced to provide Rs 5,000 in minimum compensation to small and marginal farmers in the event of crop loss due to natural calamities....
16:00, 06/19/2019

Trump's vow to buy crops unlikely to help farmers hurt by trade war As America's agricultural commodity prices crashed following Friday's tariff escalation on $200 billion of Chinese products, President Donald Trump vowed to buy more domestic farm products for international aid....
20:34, 05/10/2019

CBOE Statement On Today's Court Ruling In Favor Of CBOE In ISE Patent Litigation CHICAGO, IL - April 7, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in its favor in a seven-year-old patent litigation with the International Securi...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Patent received by Apple could lead to a cool new feature for the Apple Watch The Apple Watch can do many things. It can monitor your physical activities, track your heart rate and even make sure that your heart is beating normally. But one thing it can not do is take pictures; after all, the device does not have a camera. But...
22:51, 06/25/2019

Check Out Apple's Ridiculous Patent for Adding a Camera to the Apple Watch Since its launch back in 2015, Apple has been steadily adding new sensors and features to the Apple Watch. The first model had a built-in heart rate sensor, the Apple Watch Series 2 tacked on GPS, while the Series 3 was the first version to feature t...
22:00, 06/25/2019

No fresh aid package for U.S. farmers planned for now: agriculture secretary The Trump administration does not have any active plans to provide more aid to farmers at the moment but can consider the option if the trade negotiations and weak commodity prices linger, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said on Tuesday....
00:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agriculture....
10:34, 05/11/2019

Trump lifts curbs on E15 gasoline to help farmers, angering Big Oil The Trump administration on Friday lifted restrictions on the sale of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, keeping a campaign promise to farmers suffering from the trade war with China but drawing a legal threat from the oil industry....
00:34, 06/01/2019

Colombia, Nespresso to help farmers swap coca for coffee A charitable initiative will help farmers in Colombia's southwestern mountains trade nearly 400 hectares (1,000 acres) of coca, the base ingredient in cocaine, for coffee, the growers' federation said on Tuesday, part of an effort to fight drug produ...
23:17, 05/28/2019

Farmers To Contribute Rs 100 Per Month Under PM-Kisan Pension Yojana Discussing the new scheme with state agriculture ministers through a video conference, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar urged all states and union territories to roll out the programme......
10:34, 06/14/2019

How eminent domain is blighting farmers in path of gas pipeline Compulsory purchase – or the threat of it – of property on the route of a pipeline for fracked natural gas has left a slew of grievances and lawsuits in West Virginia and VirginiaIn July 2015, Neal Laferriere and his wife, Beth, purchased a home in S...
09:51, 05/28/2019

With Trade Deal in Jeopardy, Trump Pledges Aid to Farmers With a U.S.-China trade deal in danger of collapse, the Trump administration said it will begin work on a new program to provide aid to farmers, signaling to Beijing that Washington is preparing for a prolonged conflict....
22:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp....
17:17, 06/14/2019

U.S. Farmers See More Trouble in Fresh Mexico Tariff Threat Farm groups warned the White House against proposed new tariffs on Mexico, predicting they could trigger retaliatory trade actions from Mexico and again impede exports to one of the top markets for U.S. crops and meat....
02:34, 06/01/2019

Some Kenyan farmers turn to silk production for cash A growing number of Kenyan farmers are turning to silk production, in a move away from traditional cash crops such as coffee, maize, sugarcane and cotton....
17:17, 05/27/2019

U.S. Farmers Brace for Aid Package Some Fear Will Fall Short Stalled trade talks between Beijing and Washington are exacerbating a slump in the U.S. Farm Belt, and many farmers don’t believe an aid package being assembled by the Trump administration will be enough....
17:00, 05/17/2019

Trump’s ‘great patriot’ farmers follow him into a trade war _____ MADRID, Iowa (AP) — Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing broken-down equipment rather than buying new. When President Donald Trump’s trade war with Ch...
23:17, 05/19/2019

Uneven US free trade deal would 'betray' UK farmers Farmers have given a stark warning that any uneven free trade agreement between the UK and US would amount to "a betrayal" of British farmers and consumers....
20:00, 06/03/2019

US farmers experimenting with hemp as China trade war drags on HAYSVILLE, Kansas – A growing number of U.S. farmers battered by low grain prices and the threat of a prolonged trade war with China are seeking salvation in a plant that until recently was illegal: hemp. A cousin of cannabis plants that produc...
00:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. to allow September 1 grazing on unplantable acres to help farmers after floods The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a new measure to help farmers who were unable to plant corn and soybeans due to widespread flooding across the U.S. Midwest....
16:00, 06/21/2019

The ‘Pocket-Sized Monster’ Terrifying Farmers the World Over The fall armyworm is hungry, on the move and scaring farmers the world over. The crop-devouring pest has spread from the Americas to Africa and Asia, gorging on rice, corn, vegetables, cotton and more. Europe, Australia and Southeast Asia could be ne...
01:51, 06/03/2019

New York Farmers Bruised by Increased Labor Costs New York farmers say they are straining under increased costs as a worker shortage has forced them to use a federal visa program to bring in temporary agricultural workers from other countries....
09:51, 06/24/2019

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
00:00, 06/13/2019

Pork farmers in China hit hard by swine fever Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped up to 40 percent as African swine fever in China's vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets. (May 20)        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Modern farmers work harder than cavemen did: study Most would consider themselves lucky to have been born in the modern age — unthreatened by food scarcity and saber-toothed tigers. But a new anthropological study based in the Philippines suggests that hunter-gatherers get about 10 hours more l...
03:17, 05/21/2019

Farmers still support Trump despite costly trade war with China A March CNN/Des Moines Register poll of registered Republicans in Iowa found 81 per cent approved of how Trump is handling his job, and 82 per cent had a favourable view of the president, an increase of five points since December....
23:51, 05/19/2019

Rain gives Canadian farmers relief for now from three-year drought With drought turning Chad Ross's pastures brown, the Saskatchewan rancher sent 140 head of cattle to slaughter earlier than usual this spring, as the Canadian Prairies' three-year drought made them too expensive to feed....
17:34, 06/25/2019

Farmers Anxious After Late Start to Growing Season LEXINGTON, KY (Lex 18) – Wet weather has a number of Kentucky farmers feeling anxious about their corn crops this spring. Experts say some farmers may make it out of the summer ok, but others could see major losses at the fall harvest. By now, ...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Germany eases curbs on shooting wolves, in nod to farmers Germany's cabinet agreed on Wednesday to loosen tight restrictions on shooting wolves to help tackle the growing threat they pose to livestock after a year-long row within Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition....
20:34, 05/22/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war....
23:34, 05/13/2019

India's rural pain goes beyond farmers, and it may be a problem for Modi Three years ago, brick mason Pundlik Bhandekar was always busy as farmers in his tiny hamlet in western India commissioned new houses and nearby towns were undergoing rapid urbanization. Now, as the rural economy sinks and the pace of construction sl...
12:51, 05/03/2019

Yogi Adityanath Assures Farmers Of Right Price Of Their Produce Acknowledging farmers' contribution in achieving country's self-sufficiency in food grains, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday sought to assure peasants that they would get the right......
02:51, 06/10/2019

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farming interests before deciding whether to list threatened species, according to a long-delayed governme...
17:00, 06/27/2019

New tariff relief for farmers could increase backup of unsellable soy Agricultural economists fear the Trump administration's new tariff relief program will encourage farmers to plant more soybeans this spring that cannot be sold....
03:51, 05/25/2019

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water or still saturated from record spring rains....
05:00, 07/05/2019

U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
08:00, 05/21/2019

China’s retaliation against new Trump tariffs will send U.S. hog farmers into a tailspin Chinese buyers canceled a major order for American pork, heightening fears that the trade dispute was set to inflict even more pain on American farmers who have taken a series of hits in Trump’s trade wars....
06:00, 05/18/2019

Farmers on Drenched Land Confront Tough Choice on Planting Millions of farm acres are set to go unplanted with corn this spring as persistent wet weather leaves U.S. farmers facing an agonizing choice: Whether or not to risk trying to raise a crop....
12:51, 06/05/2019

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
10:34, 06/07/2019

Fin24.com | WATCH: Small farmers put Zimbabwe's coffee back on the map With companies like Nestle's Nespresso arm willing to pay a premium for Zimbabwe's Arabica coffee, small-scale farmers are returning to a sector that was all-but destroyed under former President Robert Mugabe....
12:17, 07/04/2019

John Deere predicts battered US farmers will cut purchases by $464 million American farmers grappling with low crop prices and the loss of Chinese markets due to President Trump's trade struggle with Beijing are likely to purchase $464 million less in tractors and harvesters from Deere & Co. this year than the manufacturer ...
23:51, 05/17/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian potato farmers after backlash Farmers sued for allegedly growing potatoes used in Lay’s crisps without permissionPepsiCo has faced a backlash after suing four Indian farmers who allegedly grew a patented strain of potatoes used in its Lay’s crisps without the company’s permission...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, affected farmers in Ethiopia, victims' relatives and the Kenyan and Ethiopian governments say...
04:34, 07/12/2019

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the money....
11:51, 06/05/2019

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Pepsi withdraws lawsuit against 4 Indian potato farmers- spokesman PepsiCo Inc said on Thursday it will withdraw its lawsuit against four Indian potato farmers accused of infringing its patent, a PepsiCo India spokesman said....
15:34, 05/02/2019

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily battle....
12:51, 06/12/2019

Rajasthan Budget: Rs 1,000 Crore Farmers' Welfare Fund Announced Rajasthan Budget: From farming, irrigation, renewable energy and health sectors, the budget presented by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot came with many offerings for the people of the state....
15:51, 07/10/2019

Farmers Stockpiling Corn in Response to Tough Growing Conditions Following a spring planting season of relentless rain, some farmers are opting to sit on their unsold grain, banking it against a potentially diminished harvest this fall—and the possibility of still-higher prices ahead....
21:00, 07/11/2019

A roller-coaster ride ahead for U.S. farmers thanks to extreme weather U.S. farmers already dealing with a difficult growing season will feel like they're on a roller-coaster ride in the days ahead as the up-and-down weather goes to two extremes....
14:17, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. garlic growers profit from trade war as most farmers struggle Unlike millions of other U.S. farmers, garlic growers are profiting from the trade war with China and have cheered President Donald Trump's latest economic attack accordingly....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers welcome rains amid concern over mid-crop Rains remained below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa-growing regions but were more abundant compared to previous weeks, which could boost the April to September mid-crop, farmers said on Monday....
16:34, 06/03/2019

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of no return, where the cost of planting outweighs pote......
07:17, 06/19/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
20:51, 05/23/2019

Funds Transfer To Over 1.5 Lakh UP Farmers Stalled Due To Data Mismatch Transfer of funds under the PM Kisan Samriddhi Yojana to more than 1.5 lakh farmers was stalled after problems arose in the data base of the Uttar Pradesh government....
17:51, 05/30/2019

Trump offers $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade war with China The financial assistance is designed to help farmers offset losses triggered by the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China.        ...
00:51, 05/24/2019

Ivorian cocoa farmers hope for more rain to boost mid-crop Ivory Coast's cocoa mid-crop could be reduced in quality and length if abundant rain fails to arrive this month, farmers said on Monday, as cocoa regions continue to experience atypically dry weather....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Farmers could take more blows in latest round of tariff escalation with China Though the $60 billion of retaliatory tariffs China announced Monday includes a long list of foods produced in the United States, industry experts say the impact on U.S. agriculture is difficult to predict....
01:51, 05/14/2019

Book donations needed for Kids Day at Franklin Co. Farmers Market FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Frankfort school plans to hand out hundreds of books this summer and they’re looking for donations to keep their bins full. Once a month, the Franklin County Farmers Market hosts a Kids Day and Capital Day Schoo...
00:34, 06/27/2019

US farmers who sell to China feel pain of Beijing’s tariffs DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — China’s announcement Monday of higher tariffs on $60 billion of American exports — retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese goods — hit a particular nerve here in the farm belt. China...
00:51, 05/14/2019

‘We’ve got five farmers’ – Cardiff Metropolitan University prepares for the Europa League Cardiff Met will make history when they take on Progrès Niederkorn on Thursday and coach Christian Edwards is hoping the Luxembourgers will underestimate his studentsWith an important training session soon due to get underway at Cardiff Metropolitan ...
16:51, 06/26/2019

China's new tariffs are hitting US farmers at 'every single angle,' economist says China's retaliatory tariff hike on U.S. goods hits American farmers at "every single angle," Michael Nepveux, an economist at American Farm Bureau Federation, told CNBC Tuesday....
10:51, 05/14/2019

Indonesian seaweed farmers seek $140 million over oil spill in Australia Indonesian seaweed farmers were set to seek more than A$200 million ($137 million) from Thailand's PTT Exploration and Production in a trial starting on Monday, to cover damage they say they suffered after Australia's worst oil spill....
04:00, 06/17/2019

Farmers celebrate proposed changes to nation's migrant farmworker program American farmers might be able to import labor from other countries more efficiently under a new proposal to change the U.S. Department of Labor's controversial migrant farmworker program....
12:51, 07/19/2019

Frustration Mounts Among Farmers as China Trade Talks Break Down The rural Midwest has been a place of strong support for President Trump. But as farmers’ struggles grow, some sound impatient: “Get something done, move ahead.”...
00:51, 05/11/2019

Soggy fields leave Midwestern farmers with few good answers Between the country's trade dispute with China and the seemingly endless storms that have drenched the central U.S., Iowa farmer Robb Ewoldt has had plenty of time to think about whether it's too late to plant this season, how much federal aid he mig...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Stocks to Watch: UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, and More Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include UnitedHealth, PayPal, Sprouts Farmers Market, Walmart, and LSC Communications....
18:34, 06/21/2019

Trump administration eyes more aid to farmers if necessary: White House aide The Trump administration is ready to provide more federal aid to farmers if required, a White House adviser said on Monday, after rolling out up to $12 billion since last year to offset agricultural losses from the trade dispute with China....
00:00, 04/30/2019

Rahul Gandhi's Tractor Photo Op In Punjab Comes With Message For Farmers Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, a fierce critic of the government on farmers' issues, drove a tractor after a public meeting in Punjab's Ludhiana today. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh,......
03:34, 05/16/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle with Indian farmers it sued over potatoes PepsiCo is suing four farmers in India for copyright infringement, claiming they were growing a variety of potatoes trademarked by the company for exclusive use in its Lays potato chips....
08:00, 04/29/2019

Chinese farmers gear up for armyworm as government says situation severe China's agriculture ministry said on Wednesday it had now found fall armyworm in 19 provinces, across 5 million mu or about 333,000 hectares of crops....
16:17, 06/26/2019

U.S. manufacturers, farmers fret over Trump's Mexico tariff plan Mexico's president on Friday urged his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, to back down from threats to slap tariffs on Mexican goods entering the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Columbia's Jeffrey Sachs Proposes Coffee Fund to Help Poor Farmers The world’s coffee farmers are suffering because of low prices, but a fund investing $10 billion a year in helping the poorest improve efficiency and increasing their access to health care and education would boost their standard of living, Columbia ...
11:17, 07/11/2019

Farmers Built a Soybean Export Empire Around China. Now They're Fighting to Save It. Trade tensions have hammered sales of soybeans to the Chinese, a major export market it took U.S. agriculture decades to create. Growers are traveling to Beijing and Washington to plead their case. “Farmers can’t say, I’ll just grow broccoli this yea...
18:51, 07/05/2019

Storm-battered Indiana farmers fear new Trump tariff tempest Tornadoes and worse hit the state’s corn belt recently but trade wars with China and Mexico threaten ‘a very big impact’The sun is finally shining in Indiana and the farming community is frantic. The ground is sodden. Storms and worse have swept the ...
13:00, 06/07/2019

World's Coffee Growers Seek to Set Minimum Price to Help Poor Farmers Growers from Brazil, Colombia and more than two dozen other countries will meet in Brazil to talk about how to get more money to farmers suffering from the lowest prices on world markets in more than a decade....
20:51, 07/09/2019

The Saturday Profile: Hashim Aslami Has Just One Word for Afghan Farmers: Saffron For two decades, he preached the virtues of the spice as an alternative to traditional crops and opium poppies. Today, it is a rare success story for his country....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Trump's new plan to aid American farmers faces many hurdles, says ex-USDA chief Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told CNBC that the Trump administration has "very limited options" for a new trade relief program for U.S. farmers and may require congressional authorization....
23:17, 05/10/2019

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidatesAaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap his window pane in the machine shed for two weeks,...
20:17, 05/30/2019

Agriculture Secretary Perdue vows aid to farmers as China tariffs increase Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Friday that the Trump administration would provide additional aid to farmers to make up for the current escalation in the trade war with China. Beijing, one of the largest purchasers of U.S. farm exports, has w...
21:34, 05/10/2019

Hell Yeah, Bernie Sanders Just Endorsed a National Right-to-Repair Law for Farmers Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has officially thrown his weight behind a national right-to-repair law, adding momentum to the issue as he and the other 400 trillion Democratic presidential candidates ramp-up their White House ambitions.Read more......
23:34, 05/06/2019

Dairy Farmers Are Closing Up Shop. A Rite of Summer That Celebrates Them Lives On. Thousands of people in Wisconsin visit farms each June for a tradition known as the dairy breakfast. In one county where the industry struggles, two families kept the breakfast going....
11:34, 06/21/2019

Irish farmers warned not to cut grass, spread fertilizer during Trump’s visit Farmers in the tiny Irish village of Doonbeg have been told to not cut the grass or spread manure-based fertilizer while President Trump is in town. The edict came from the Irish police force Garda Síochána ahead of Trump’s two-day stopover in County...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Where it all begins: Colombia's peasant farmers fuel Pacific drug trade The wave of drugs arriving in countries like Fiji starts in the jungles of South America where ‘coca is everything’The cocaine market is booming in Australia and New Zealand, causing ripples throughout the Pacific region. But long before it is snorte...
07:51, 06/26/2019

Trade war and sagging prices push U.S. family farmers to leave the field Shuffling across his frozen fields, farmer Jim Taphorn hunched his shoulders against the wind and squinted at the auctioneer standing next to his tractors.After a fifth harvest with low grain prices, made worse last fall by the U.S.-China trade war, ...
14:51, 04/30/2019

Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky muck that set him back nearly a month in planting his crops. Unlike other farmers, though, Dunham wo...
12:17, 06/17/2019

How Will PM Modi Double Farmers' Income? European Union Asks India At WTO Massive farm-support plans in the United States and India are being scrutinised by other World Trade Organization members, questions submitted to the WTO's quarterly agriculture committee meeting......
22:51, 06/17/2019

Gujarat Government Backs Potato Farmers In Legal Battle With PepsiCo The Gujarat government has decided to back the nine potato farmers locked in a legal battle with food and beverages giant PepsiCo after the latter dragged them to court for growing a potato variety......
06:34, 04/29/2019

Kentucky farmers say federally protecting vultures are terrorizing livestock: report Kentucky farmers say they have little recourse against federally-protected vultures, which have increasingly been terrorizing their livestock to death....
06:51, 07/01/2019

California farmers increasingly turning to mechanization due to labor shortages, says survey Farmers in the nation's top agriculture state are increasingly moving to different forms of mechanization to get around the farm labor crunch, according to a survey....
14:34, 05/01/2019

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're finding alternatives to the destructive practice....
17:17, 07/04/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after the mid-crop suffered from atypically dry weather last month....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Prince William Broke With Royal Tradition to Ask Sheep Farmers About Brexit The Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge broke with longstanding royal tradition to talk about politics when they visited a rural community in England on Tuesday. Members of the royal family don’t usually discuss politics in order to remain politi...
22:34, 06/12/2019

California sunflower farmers ask visitors to stop trampling fields for selfies ‘Selfie seekers’ are causing ‘noticeable concern and damage’ to several properties, according to sheriff’s departmentFarmers in one California county are asking visitors to stop taking selfies in their scenic sunflower fields and be more respectful o...
02:51, 07/04/2019

RPT-China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
13:34, 06/19/2019

China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China have weakened their bottom lines....
07:51, 06/19/2019

Punjab Chief Minister Vows To Compensate Farmers, Hits Out At PM Modi With farmers in Punjab reeling under losses caused by unseasonal rains, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today announced that his government will compensate them should the centre fail to......
21:17, 05/08/2019

US Plans To Give $15 Billion Aid To Farmers Amid Trade War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help US farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening......
13:00, 05/14/2019

Death and broken livelihoods: farmers and wildfires in British Columbia | Joanna Chiu As wildfires increase in intensity, how can farmers safeguard their animals – and their way of life? Two years after wildfires killed the pigs on his family farms in British Columbia, Scott Kellington is still coming to terms with the destruction.Thi...
13:17, 07/20/2019

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitive duties on U.S. agricultural products....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Partisan Bickering Over Puerto Rico Aid Strands Farmers Devastated by Extreme Weather As Washington wrestles with President Trump’s refusal to grant more disaster relief to Puerto Rico, farmers affected by disaster elsewhere have been left in limbo....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Farmers eagerly await Trump's trade aid plan but concern grows that it may disappoint American farmers are eagerly awaiting the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest trade aid plan, but there are concerns that producers of corn and wheat could lose out with the package that could top $15 billion....
18:51, 05/22/2019

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war The Trump administration announced a $16 billion aid program for American farmers that includes a three-pronged package of aid for American farmers who have been hurt by the U.S. trade war with China....
18:34, 05/23/2019

Trump-China trade war assistance package includes $14.5B in 'direct payments' to farmers The Trump administration said Thursday that it would provide $14.5 billion in "direct payments" to farmers as part of an aid package to offset the damage caused by the trade war with China. Another $1.4 billion would be allocated to purchase surplus ...
04:00, 05/24/2019

PepsiCo offers to settle lawsuit with Indian farmers over their use of patented Lays potatoes PepsiCo offered to settle its lawsuit against four Indian farmers over their cultivation of patented potato varieties.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Democratic committee chairman accuses Trump of using farmers as 'pawns' in China talks Democratic Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson accused President Trump of putting farmers in the crossfire of his administration's trade war with China....
21:34, 05/10/2019

Hackers, farmers, and doctors unite! Support for Right to Repair laws slowly grows Enlarge / Manufacturers would prefer it if iFixit guides (like the one pictured on a Motorola Xoom from 2011) didn't exist. (credit: iFixit) Kelsea Weber is apologetic for being hard to get ahold of. “We were all busy tearing down the iPhone XS,” s...
20:17, 06/20/2019

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September mid-crop is tailing off, farmers said on Monday....
19:51, 06/17/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Will Buy American Farmers’ Crops to Offset China Trade Losses President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will boost its purchases of domestic farm products for humanitarian aid in an effort to offset lost demand from China as trade tensions flare between the nations. Trump said on Twitter on Friday that the U.S...
21:17, 05/10/2019

RPT-INSIGHT- Trade war and sagging prices push U.S. family farmers to leave the field Shuffling across his frozen fields, farmer Jim Taphorn hunched his shoulders against the wind and squinted at the auctioneer standing next to his tractors....
03:34, 05/01/2019

Midwest farmers continue to struggle as bankers tighten credit standards, report says The slump in the farm economy continued to cause financial stress in the first quarter, resulting in a further deterioration of agricultural credit conditions, according to a report released Thursday....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Norquist on Trump's trade agenda: 'Tariffs are damaging' to American farmers, consumers Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist criticized tariffs on Wednesday, indicating that President Trump's trade agenda could hurt American consumers and businesses....
02:17, 05/16/2019

Who gets hurt by China's new tariffs on American goods? Farmers and chemical makers China's announcement that it's raising a tariffs on US imports to up to 25% poses a further threat to farmers, manufacturers and other businesses        ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Farmers feel the pain as lawmakers haggle over delayed disaster relief plan Lawmakers in both parties typically work together to send help quickly following a natural disaster. But this time, aid for farmers like Greg Mims has gotten tangled up inside a massive $17 billion disaster relief bill....
19:17, 05/07/2019

Goose lovers, farmers face off at City Hall foie gras ban hearing Dozens of goose boosters rallied at City Hall Tuesday in support of a bill that would ban foie gras — as upstate farmers squawked that they stand to lose the big bucks if the measure passes. Supporters of the bill told City Council members during a h...
02:17, 06/19/2019

Hundreds of loggers, farmers, ranchers circle Oregon Capitol to protest climate bill Hundreds of loggers and farmers rallied at the Capitol Thursday against a greenhouse gas emissions bill and in support of 11 absent Republican senators.        ...
06:17, 06/28/2019

Kate and Wills visit Cumbrian countryside where they shear sheep... and talk Brexit with farmers William and Kate went on a tour of Cumbria today where they were greeted by hundreds of adoring fans, took part in sheep shearing and had a passionate discussion about Brexit with a group of farmers....
20:34, 06/11/2019

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial policy....
16:34, 05/24/2019

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the trade war with China. President Trump is scheduled to formally unveil the program later this afternoo...
18:51, 05/23/2019

Trump defends China tariffs and claims 'great patriot farmers' will reap benefits Trump promises new deal with China can be reached soonChinese retaliation prompted huge stock market sell-offDonald Trump continued to defend his trade war with China on Tuesday, claiming “great patriot farmers” in the US would benefit from tariff in...
23:51, 05/14/2019

Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
12:51, 06/06/2019

Darling river farmers celebrate first real rain in a year as 28mm falls at Menindee Darling and Warrego rivers flowing upstream after small falls on multiple daysFarmers along the Darling river are celebrating their first real rain in a year after they received a small fall on Tuesday and more on Wednesday and Thursday.As of 9am on ...
07:17, 05/02/2019

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
19:17, 07/11/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian product....
17:34, 05/01/2019

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. “Corn’s not supposed to be this tall&rdq...
23:34, 06/14/2019

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday....
07:51, 07/09/2019

America's corn belt farmers face uncertainty after rain … and more rain Cold, rainy weather has meant severe planting delays for farmers from Ohio to Nebraska – and next week’s acreage report takes on heightened importanceIn his 32 years of farming, Steve Fourez says he’s almost never been so late planting corn and soybe...
07:51, 06/23/2019

Businesses, farmers tell Trump China tariffs would backfire: 'We are shooting ourselves in the foot' Farmers and small businesses urge President Donald Trump not to follow through on his threat to place new tariffs on Chinese imports.        ...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Deadly Germs, Lost Cures: Citrus Farmers Facing Deadly Bacteria Turn to Antibiotics, Alarming Health Officials In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans....
03:51, 05/18/2019

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, whose eight-year tenure through 2010 coincided with a global commoditie...
22:34, 06/07/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explains such a disparity?...
11:00, 06/11/2019

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel to South America's largest country....
11:00, 05/29/2019

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players over the last two decades, but age and an inability to adapt to the rapidly evolving game could see the ...
01:34, 06/07/2019

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just follow the music....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football federation (CBF) has said....
16:51, 05/28/2019

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Petrobras says it has been contacted by U.S. CFTC Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras has received a request for information from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission regarding the firm's trading activities, the company said in a filing on Thursday....
15:34, 05/30/2019

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina captain for a minute in their semi-final on Tuesday....
04:34, 06/30/2019

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative president Jair Bolsonaro’s cuts to education, including moves to dramatically reduce funding for federa...
07:34, 05/31/2019

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their prices....
19:51, 06/25/2019

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished as one of the best third-placed sides....
01:00, 06/19/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
12:34, 05/27/2019

Blasts Probed in Brazil Dam Burst Brazil’s chief police officer looking into the collapse of Vale’s dam in January said he was investigating whether detonations carried out by the mining company that day could have triggered the disaster, which killed about 270 people....
05:17, 06/26/2019

Brazil's Golden Generation Won Nothing But Changed Everything Heading into this tournament, one of the few things that felt certain was that this was to be the last hurrah at a World Cup for Brazil’s feared foursome of Marta, the G.O.A.T. of women’s soccer; Cristiane, her long-serving battering ram of a strike ...
20:00, 06/24/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in August, reaffirming its lack of interest in participating in international efforts to fight global wa...
08:51, 05/15/2019

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
17:34, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building A police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death at her office at the municipal education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself Monday, authorities said....
00:00, 05/21/2019

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristiane 38\u0027)"...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Brazil's BB Seguridade reports Q1 profit up 11.7 pct Brazil insurance holding company BB Seguridade Participações SA on Monday posted a 11.7 percent rise in first-quarter net income year-on-year, as the firm sold more insurance policies and pension contributions rose....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has ...
12:34, 06/12/2019

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn....
11:17, 07/20/2019

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the rape accusations against the Paris St Germain player affect their preparations for the tournament....
23:17, 06/02/2019

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place game with a 2-1 victory to take home bronze in the tournament. However, the Argentinian superstar was no...
18:34, 07/07/2019

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to a statement of the company's investor relations department....
01:34, 06/20/2019

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any different from all the others....
07:51, 06/05/2019

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
13:51, 06/19/2019

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and dangerous prison system....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
00:00, 07/21/2019

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly guided prosecutors in the 2017 conviction of former P...
07:17, 06/11/2019

Another Brazil justice OKs privatizations without congressional approval Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Carmen Lucia voted on Thursday to allow the divestment of state-run firms and subsidiaries without congressional approval, but added that all divestments, including of minority stakes, should be done through auction....
22:34, 06/06/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepotism and that he would not make the appointment if it were....
19:34, 07/12/2019

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authorities reported, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisoners at a fourth prison in the sam...
10:51, 05/28/2019

Rnext 2019: Join TNW and Adyen in Brazil The retail industry has been flipped on its head since the rise of the internet. In our current age of technology, changing consumer behavior, and fierce competition, companies have to take bold risks to stay ahead. In order to make those innovative ...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
09:00, 06/08/2019

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge....
00:17, 06/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to meet China's Xi for first time at G20 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time on the sidelines of this week's G20 meeting in Japan, his office said on Monday....
23:00, 06/24/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
02:34, 06/05/2019

Fans can help Brazil at home of 7-1 embarrassment, says coach Brazilian fans will be vital to lifting the team when they return to the site of their worst defeat in this week's Copa America semi-final against Argentina, coach Tite said on Monday....
02:17, 07/02/2019

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack of atmosphere as the lackluster display."...
13:17, 06/15/2019

Brazil's Patria to inject $126 mln into gym operator Smartfit Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos will inject roughly 500 million reais ($126 million) into Smartfit Escola de Ginastica e Danca SA by purchasing new and existing shares in the gym operator....
15:34, 05/31/2019

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino."...
13:34, 07/03/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for developm...
05:34, 07/04/2019

Brazil carving up Amazon at staggering rate Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro are starting to take effect....
04:34, 07/03/2019

Host Brazil still looking for right balance in Copa América PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América at home. Brazil has been playing solidly on defense from the start, but has struggled in attack agains...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
05:34, 07/04/2019

Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last year. The ministry said in a note Monday that heavier rains and higher temperatures have been contribu...
02:00, 06/25/2019

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Montpellier, France....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
00:00, 06/28/2019

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s n...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielnik’s legs and ran right past her, I thought to myself, Oooo that was sick, and if it ends with a goal....
19:51, 06/13/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market -CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
21:34, 06/04/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says “99% chance” Rio will host Formula 1 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a “99% chance” Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One’s Brazilian Grand Prix starting in 2021 — the latest in a battle with Sao Paulo, the current host city....
00:00, 06/25/2019

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset and unsure if it will face the six-time FIFA Player of the Year....
18:17, 06/13/2019

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the company...
01:17, 06/18/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights....
07:34, 05/22/2019

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar structure owned by the company killed hundreds of people in the town of Brumadinho....
03:17, 05/17/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing that, it risks slipping deeper into junk-level credit ratings and sub-par growth. Much depends on th...
08:34, 05/01/2019

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important role in the transformation of local capital market...
15:34, 05/01/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safety department of northern Para state said....
03:17, 05/20/2019

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil has now canceled a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
05:34, 05/09/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environmental protections...
01:51, 05/09/2019

Brazil’s president: Rio to host Formula One again in 2020 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president says Rio de Janeiro will host the country’s Formula One race in 2020, once the city’s new autodrome is ready. President Jair Bolsonaro said Wednesday that the new race track will be built in ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the world as well while he remains leader....
16:17, 05/19/2019

11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil Brazilian news media say a gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, according to local media reports....
05:00, 05/20/2019

11 people killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil: reports Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
09:51, 05/20/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he opted to stay home....
05:17, 05/05/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for the first time since 2017, the national statistics bureau reported Friday. Exports to Argentina also d...
19:51, 05/03/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police. He allegedly arrived at the...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings five months into his term...
20:51, 05/26/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
23:51, 05/15/2019

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban from the sport, the global soccer body said on Monday....
21:51, 05/27/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
22:17, 05/15/2019

Brazil's state-run Eletrobras Q1 profit soars Brazilian state-controlled power utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA on Tuesday posted a first-quarter profit almost three times the size of its earnings a year earlier....
14:00, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said....
00:00, 05/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Brazil 3-0 Jamaica: Women's World Cup 2019 - as it happened A brilliant hat-trick from Cristiane gave Brazil a convincing 3-0 victory in their first World Cup game against Jamaica 4.37pm BST And with that, goodbye. Thanks for reading everyone, and there will be a full report on site soon. Cheers! 4.32pm BST B...
18:34, 06/09/2019

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
03:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil manager Vadao has announced that Marta will miss Sunday’s tie with Jamaica as she recovers from a left ...
01:17, 06/09/2019

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approve pension reform that is President Jair Bolsonaro's main economic reform plan....
18:34, 06/28/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil’s strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition. The far right president signed the decree in a...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Brazil routs Honduras 7-0 ahead of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil routed 10-man Honduras 7-0 Sunday in a show of strength in its last warmup match ahead of the Copa America tournament. There was little Honduras could do in Porto Alegre on Sunday against a confident Brazilian team, led b...
03:17, 06/10/2019

Brazil frustrated by VAR in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballBrazil had three goals disallowed by VARBrazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were held by Venezuela to a goalless draw in Group A of the Copa América. The hosts thought Philippe Coutin...
11:00, 06/19/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic airport, saying they are too concentrated among two main airlines....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will by the third quarter launch an instant payments platform that uses QR codes and an in-house messaging service, the bank said on Monday....
17:34, 05/13/2019

Brazil Bar Shooting Leaves 11 Dead and 1 Wounded, Reports Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men Sunday afternoon, media reports said. State officials would confirm only that R...
08:17, 05/20/2019

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
17:34, 07/08/2019

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup....
18:00, 06/10/2019

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
17:17, 06/10/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Brazil seeks foreign capital to update transportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil says it will seek to raise at least $45 billion in investments over the next four years for an ambitious plan to improve transportation in South America’s biggest nation. Infrastructure minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freita...
23:34, 06/27/2019

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the Maracana since losing the 2014 World Cup final....
01:17, 06/29/2019

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday."...
17:17, 06/08/2019

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals SAO PAULO (AP) — After producing some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, the Copa América reaches the last four with a blockbuster matchup between host Brazil and Lionel Messi’s Argentina. The other semifinal will feature ...
16:17, 06/30/2019

Petrobras plan to end refining monopoly in Brazil comes with caveats Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA drew plaudits from investors last month for announcing a plan to sell off eight of its refineries in a process the company says could fetch some $15 billion....
12:34, 05/07/2019

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating a deadly dam collapse in late January, recommended on Tuesday....
19:00, 07/02/2019

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
15:34, 05/22/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first quarter....
02:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
00:51, 07/03/2019

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Brasilia....
08:00, 06/06/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
17:34, 07/03/2019

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
22:51, 07/03/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster, a lawsuit alleges....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s recovery....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the criticisms it faced, the president's spokesman said on Tuesday, without giving more details....
02:51, 05/22/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
21:34, 05/21/2019

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try....
06:34, 07/01/2019

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São Paulo. Marcelo says he was struggling to keep up with demand while manning the chips and white meat ...
22:34, 05/21/2019

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
13:34, 06/07/2019

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricardo Alves stands to the right of your average Brazi...
10:51, 06/18/2019

Brazil's Usiminas renegotiates bank debts -filing Brazilian steelmaker Usiminas has signed a debt restructuring agreement with several banks including Brazil's Itau Unibanco SA, Banco Bradesco SA and Banco do Brasil SA, it said in a filing on Monday....
15:34, 07/01/2019