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EU officials to decide on Roundup herbicide after political impasse

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An impasse between EU nations on whether to allow Monsanto's Roundup and similar weed-killers to continue to be sold means that the European Commission, rather than national politicians, will decide the issue next week.

Roundup: Christo's new floating walkways, national parks vandal sentenced, poop sculptures in Europe

A woman who vandalized rock formations at Western national parks is sentenced. Frank Gehry’s Los Angeles River plans are revealed — sort of. A symbol of innovative architecture for a poor community in Africa collapses. Plus: Checking out the new wing at London’s Tate Modern, trying to save an important...

Comments of the Week: Reading Between the Lines

last weekNews : Truthdig

A photo from one of the many vigils held across the nation in the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub killings. (John Locher / AP) We detected a pattern in this week’s roundup of noteworthy comments. Namely, we noticed that you all were noticing patterns. Show More Summary

Happy Hour Roundup

Katy Tur and Hallie Jackson have the latest on the relationship of mutual respect and common purpose between the Trump campaign and the RNC: Tensions are growing between Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee as the presumptive GOP nominee’s operation proves sluggish to adopt suggestions from party leaders, NBC News has learned. […]

EU nations fail to approve glyphosate weed-killer

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU nations refused to back a limited extension of the pesticide glyphosate's use on Monday, threatening withdrawal of Monsanto's Roundup and other weed-killers from shelves if no decision is reached by the end of the month.

Sunday Roundup

This week the nation looked on, horrified, as a silverback gorilla threatened a captive who looked unable to escape. I'm talking, of course, about Donald Trump, who is turning out to be every bit as dangerous and unstable as predicted. Show More Summary

Happy Hour Roundup

Game on: Hillary Clinton presented a stark contrast Thursday between what she said are her own extensive qualifications to command American foreign policy and Donald Trump’s reckless ignorance about national security. In an afternoon speech here in which she described Trump’s ideas as “dangerously incoherent,” Clinton offered a sharply worded preview of a general […]

Sunday Roundup

This week Donald Trump crossed the delegate threshold he needs to secure the Republican nomination. And the nation crossed the danger threshold of electing the most unstable, unready and extreme president in U.S. history. But not to worry, says Paul Manafort. Show More Summary

Sunday Roundup

This week the nation watched as the #NeverTrump movement folded faster than one of the presumptive nominee's beachfront developments. As many tried to explain away Trump's reckless, racist extremism, a few put principle over party. The...Show More Summary

Happy Hour Roundup

Donald Trump didn’t hold a rifle triumphantly over his head today, but just about: Donald Trump on Friday told the National Rifle Association that Hillary Clinton would take away the right to bear arms, moments after the gun group endorsed the presumptive GOP nominee at its annual meeting here. Calling the endorsement a “fantastic […]

Tim Howard bids farewell to Everton: Americans abroad weekend roundup

A wrap-up of weekend performances by Americans playing in foreign leagues. Of note: Several players competing in lesser leagues or with reserve squads are not listed. Americans with dual nationalities representing other national teams have also been omitted. Named to 40-man Copa America preliminary roster ENGLAND Premier League Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard: In his final […]

Sunday Roundup

This week, the nation watched as the Republican Party continued its awkward attempt to pretend Donald Trump is something other than a dangerous buffoon. On Thursday, Trump met with Paul Ryan, with the two calling the talk a "positive...Show More Summary

Weekend Roundup: Where the UN Can Succeed Instead of Fail

The Paris climate accord, signed by 175 countries in April, was a high point of success for the United Nations. And the U.N. has also managed to focus governments around the world on sustainable development goals. Yet, on the security side of the equation, for which the U.N. Show More Summary

Injury Roundup: Anderson Silva Out of UFC 198, Dennis Siver Pulled From BJ Penn Fight

UFC 198 has just taken a HUGE hit, Nation. Following his "controversial" decision loss to Michael Bisping at Fight Night 84 in February, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva was booked in a quick turnaround match against Uriah Hall at UFC 198 this weekend. Show More Summary

Sunday Roundup

This week the nation entered terra incognita, as Indiana GOP voters handed Donald Trump a big victory, giving us -- with Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropping out -- the most unqualified, unstable, and dangerous nominee in U.S. history. The events immediately provided a test for Republicans, some of whom rose to the occasion and refused to endorse Trump. Show More Summary

Roundup: Nationals’ Hot Bats Wallop Slumping Royals

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Starter Kris Medlen was pounded off the mound in the third inning. First baseman Eric Hosmer was tossed in the sixth.

Sunday Roundup

This week the nation got a glimpse of the future, as the frontrunners tipped their hands about what lies in store for us. After big wins in several states, Donald Trump proclaimed, to a sideways glance from Mary Pat Christie, that "the...Show More Summary

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