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Clinton, back on trail, looks to break Trump momentum

Washington, United States | AFP | Hillary Clinton returned to the White House campaign trail Thursday seeking to regain the momentum lost to Donald Trump, especially in the country’s key battleground states, during her battle with pneumonia. The former secretary of state, 68, signaled she was raring to go, quickly …

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World’s oldest man turns 113, readies for Bar Mitzvah

Jerusalem, Undefined | AFP | The world’s oldest man turned 113 on Thursday and the Holocaust survivor living in Israel readied for the Bar Mitzvah he was denied a century ago, his family said. Yisrael Kristal, an observant Jew from Zarnow in what is now Poland and currently living in …

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With Clinton grounded, Trump under harsh spotlight

Washington, United States | AFP | With Hillary Clinton out of action, her White House rival Donald Trump was squarely in the spotlight Wednesday — but for the wrong reasons, facing scrutiny over his foundation and branded a “disgrace” by the former top diplomat Colin Powell. The Democratic nominee is …

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Bayer buys controversial Monsanto for $66 bn 

Frankfurt, Germany | AFP | German chemicals giant Bayer said Wednesday it had agreed to buy the controversial US seeds and pesticides firm Monsanto for $66 billion, in a deal that triggered immediate criticism from environmentalists. After a months-long pursuit, Bayer said its US peer had accepted an improved offer …

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Facebook, Twitter join coalition to improve online news

Washington, United States | AFP |  Facebook, Twitter and news organizations including Agence France-Presse have joined a coalition of media and technology groups seeking to filter out online misinformation and improve news quality on social networks. First Draft News, which is backed by Google, announced Tuesday that some 20 news …

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