Jailed American scholar can appeal his verdict, Iran’s judiciary says

Washington PostISTANBUL — An American scholar jailed in Iran can appeal a verdict sentencing him to 10 years in prison for espionage, Iranian judicial authorities said, after an apparently secret trial in which he was accused of using his status as a student to send …Iranian president’s brother hospitalized on second day of detention ..

Syngenta Loses $218 Million Verdict in First GMO Trial Test

Washington PostSyngenta AG was ordered to pay $217.7 million to a group of Kansas farmers who claimed the company carelessly marketed its genetically modified corn seed, causing contamination of U.S. crops and a rejection of export sales to China by officials there.Syngenta must pay $217.7 million to Kansas farmers in GMO corn case: jury ..

Academic Adviser Of US Student Jailed In Iran: ‘Everything He Did Was Normal’

Washington PostIran says it has sentenced an American graduate student to 10 years in prison for spying for U.S. and British intelligence agencies. The Princeton University student was in Iran doing research when he was arrested. Xiyue Wang, 37, is pursuing a Ph.D American scholar convicted in Iran known for his ‘intellectual curiosity,’ professor says ..

American scholar jailed in Iran is innocent, professor says

Washington PostDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Chinese-American graduate student at Princeton sentenced to 10 years in prison in Iran for allegedly “infiltrating” the country and sending confidential material abroad is innocent of all charges against him, his Academic Adviser Of US Student Jailed In Iran: ‘Everything He Did Was Normal’ ..

The Latest: Syngenta to appeal $218M verdict in seed case

Washington PostKANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Latest on a Kansas jury’s award of nearly $218 million to Kansas farmers who sued Syngenta over genetically modified corn seed. (all times local):. 11:25 a.m.. Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta says it will appeal a Kansas Syngenta must pay $217.7 million to Kansas farmers in GMO corn case: jury ..