LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla and Google Ventures have invested $42 million in a start-up run by former Google employees, which helps insure farmers against losses from increasingly volatile global weather.
MADISON, Wisc. (Reuters) – Republican Gov. Scott Walker on Monday gave absent Democratic lawmakers an ultimatum to return to Wisconsin within 24 hours and vote on a proposal to reduce the power of public sector unions or the state would miss out on a debt restructuring.
TRIPOLI (Reuters) – Foreign powers talked openly on Monday of imposing a “no-fly” zone or making other military moves against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, as rebels fought government forces trying to take back strategic coastal cities.