May 19th, 2016
Episode 726 of 1091 episodes
We hear the latest on the EgyptAir plane crash. Search teams are scouring the eastern Mediterranean after an Egyptian airliner disappears with sixty-six people on board, reports say the aircraft made two sharp turns and then plunged in altitude. Egypt's aviation minister says terrorism was a more likely cause than technical failure - we have the latest. Talks are underway to create what would be the world's biggest agricultural supplier.The German drug and pesticides giant Bayer has made a takeover bid for Monsanto of the US, which produces genetically modified or GM crop seeds. It's a controversial area - some believe GM technology is unproven, and could be a threat to human health. Plus, the King of Swaziland - grounded - in a dispute over his alleged debts.
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