AP, Mike Rossier, Warren Levinson discussed on 24 Hour News


You're listening to the AP digital news network. A towering bronze statue of a key independence leader in. India is one of the tallest statues in the world. The bronze statue have started valuable high Patel is five hundred ninety seven feet high in a village in Gujarat. It's nearly twice as tall as the statue of liberty Patel was known as the iron man of India for integrating various states in the post independence era when the creation of Pakistan led to massive bloodshed between Hindus and Muslims. It took forty two months for two hundred fifty engineers and three thousand workers to build the statue. And it cost nearly four hundred three million dollars. The monument will have a museum with forty thousand documents two thousand photographs and a research center dedicated to Patel's life and work foodmakers, are clamoring to get their products declared healthy as the federal government seeks to redefine the term. AP? Correspondent Warren Levinson reports. What does the word healthy mean on a food label hundred ninety four when the food and Drug administration I established rules. It meant limited fat and cholesterol content. But nutrition science is a moving target and since the FDA announced three years ago that it was updating the term foodmakers of lined up to claim the word healthy for their own makers of pizza bagels and dumplings say they should qualify as part of a healthy diet. So do producers of chewing gum and bottled water. The FDA says it's looking for a definition that consumers can trust is based in science. Warren Levinson, New York, a probe into a US coal company's been reopened in Columbia AP's. Mike Rossier reports the country's looking for possible militia and American coal company is under investigation by Colombian. Authorities looking into whether it financed a paramilitary group during Columbia's bloody civil conflict. Alabama based Drummond company Inc has operated in Columbia for decades. The chief prosecutor's office is focusing on irregular payments allegedly made by Drummond to a. Contractor who was convicted in two thousand thirteen in the killing of two union leaders who worked at the company for decades Drummond has been dogged by accusations of financing an umbrella paramilitary group, but US courts have repeatedly ruled against families of Colombian victims. I'm Mike Rossier? Trump rally, I'm Tim Maguire, the AP news minute, President Trump hits on some of his favourite themes during a political rally this evening near Fort Myers, Florida, including the media three percent of the people in this country. Believe the fake news. Is it fact, and I hate to say this. In fact, the enemy of the people. He also warned of what he sees as happening should Democrats win Tuesday's elections you on high taxes.

Coming up next