2 die in capsizing at Alaska's Glacier Bay National Park

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A father and son on an Alaska fishing trip died when their boat overturned in Glacier Bay National Park.
Monsanto deal will take time, says Bayer CEO

Bayer, a household name thanks to its painkiller Aspirin, said this week that it is offering $122 per share in cash for Monsanto -- $62 billion (55 billion euros) in totalTaking over US agrochemicals giant Monsanto will take time, the head of German chemicals and pharmaceuticals group Bayer said in a magazine interview Wednesday. "Our planned takeover of Monsanto will be a marathon rather than a sprint," chief executive Werner Baumann told the weekly WirtschaftsWoche in an interview to be published on Friday. In particular, getting the deal past the cartel authorities could be a long haul, Baumann said.



Outrage after Duterte justifies Philippine journalists' murders

Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte was voted in on an anti-crime agenda, pledging to kill tens of thousands of criminalsMedia groups expressed outrage Wednesday at Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte's endorsement of killing corrupt journalists, warning his comments could incite more murders in a nation already one of the world's most dangerous for reporters. Duterte, who won last month's elections in a landslide after pledging to kill tens of thousands of criminals, told reporters on Tuesday that there was justification for killing journalists who took bribes or engaged in other corrupt activities. "Just because you're a journalist you are not exempted from assassination, if you're a son of a bitch," Duterte said when asked how he would address the problem of media killings in the Philippines after a reporter was shot dead in Manila last week.



French Open Lookahead: Frenchman Gasquet faces Murray in QF

France's Richard Gasquet returns the ball to Japan's Kei Nishikori during their fourth round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)PARIS (AP) — The wait had better be worth it for tennis fans when Richard Gasquet finally takes on Andy Murray in the French Open quarterfinals — weather allowing on Wednesday.



Kenya prosecutor says no crime found in use of eurobond funds

Kenya's Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko smiles inside the High Court in NairobiThe Kenyan prosecutor's office said on Tuesday it had found no evidence that proceeds of 250 billion shillings ($2.48 billion) raised from a eurobond had been stolen or misused and will not pursue criminal charges against any government officials. In January, Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko ordered the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) to probe the use of the funds after opposition leader Raila Odinga said the government could not account for 140 billion shillings from the sovereign bond. "Further, I have found no evidence disclosing any criminality of any government officials.





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