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Food makers 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 in one thousand nine hundred four when the food and Drug administration I established rules. It meant limited fat and cholesterol content. But nutrition sciences 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 Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy in Pakistan has been released by its top court. The chief jus-. Justice order the release of Asia, Bibi who has been on death row since two thousand ten the Catholic mother of five is expected to leave the country for her safety. The verdict could set up a showdown between authorities and religious extremists who held protests in several cities and blocked roads to Pakistani officials have already been assassinated in connection with the case and hardliners had threatened to target judges in case of acquittal the charges against BB date back to a hot day in two thousand nine when she went to get water for her and her fellow farmworkers to Muslim women refused to drink water from a container used by a Christian and a few days later, a mob accused driven salting slums prophet. Muhammad. A probe into a US coal company's been reopened in Columbia AP's. Mike Rossier reports the country's looking for possible militia ta 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 and umbrella paramilitary group, but US courts have repeatedly ruled against families of Colombian victims. I 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.

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