Monsanto Comes Out Swinging on $289M Roundup Cancer Verdict

In a pair of documents filed late Tuesday, Bayer subsidiary Monsanto asked a California judge to overturn a $289 million jury award to a San Francisco Bay Area man because there is not enough evidence to support the man’s claims its Roundup weed killer caused his terminal lymphoma and his lawyers manipulated the jury.

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High-Stakes Trial of Paul Manafort Gets Underway in Virginia

As the trial of Paul Manafort on tax-evasion and bank-fraud charges gets underway at the federal courthouse in Alexandria on Tuesday, the questions hanging in the air are whether Trump’s onetime campaign chieftain will be found guilty and likely spend the rest of his life in prison, or whether he’ll somehow “flip” and provide Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team with information that incriminates the president of the United States.

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Prospective Manafort Jurors Receive Instructions From Judge

In a brief hearing at a federal court in Virginia Tuesday morning, Judge T.S. Ellis III emphasized the role jurors will play in the case, explaining that ahead of actual jury selection, completed jury questionnaires  can give  prosecutors and defense attorneys a clearer idea of the jury pool’s composition.

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