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Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Syngenta vowed to appeal the verdict favoring four Kansas farmers...

No job? Tips for teens to fill idle summer time

AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger NEW YORK (AP) — With the number of teenagers working summer jobs in decline since the 1980s, students and their parents have found creative ways to fill summer months. Some still find traditional summer work, while others spend their summers doing...

Lionel Richie: Tour with Mariah Carey will be 'camp city'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lionel Richie is welcoming full diva behavior from Mariah Carey when she joins his “All the Hits ” tour next month. Richie jokes that he expects Carey to bring along a massive entourage and might need a “dressing room larger than the...

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., during a press conference where he announced he will vote no on the proposed GOP healthcare bill at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

Bowyer hopes to take Lightning McQueen to victory lane again

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Lightning McQueen went to NASCAR’s victory lane last week when Kyle Larson drove the “Cars 3” vehicle to a win. The McQueen paint scheme has shifted to Clint Bowyer’s car this week, and he’s looking to keep the winning...

Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

FILE – In this Sept. 27, 2014, file photo, the parents of Michael Brown, Lezley McSpadden, left, and Michael Brown Sr., sit for an interview with The Associated Press in Washington. The city attorney in Ferguson, Missouri, said Friday, June 23, 2017, that the city’s...

Trump labors to make Mueller-Comey tie a key talking point

FILE – In this Sept. 4, 2013, file photo, then-incoming FBI Director James Comey talks with outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller before Comey was officially sworn in at the Justice Department in Washington. Mueller, the somber-faced and demanding FBI director who led the...

London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

The burnt Grenfell Tower apartment building standing testament to the recent fire in London, Friday, June 23, 2017. British officials have ordered an immediate examination Friday, into a fridge-freezer that is deemed to have started the fire in the 24-storey high-rise apartment...

Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr smiles while speaking at a news conference in Oakland, Calif., Friday, June 23, 2017. Carr finalized a five-year contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) —...

Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

AP Photo/Morry Gash MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” was improperly obtained and he should be retried or released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled. Brendan Dassey...