A moth caterpillar commonly bred to provide fish bait feasts on a notoriously resistant plastic, scientists reported Monday, raising hopes the creature can help manage the global problem of plastic-bag pollution.
Pro-Europe maverick Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Monday threw themselves into campaigning for France's presidential run-off, with Le Pen styling herself the true candidate of change in a race stacked in Macron's favour.
The chief of Qatar Airways on Monday accused American carriers complaining over alleged subsidies to Gulf airlines of "bullying", as he announced new US routes in defiance of mounting airport restrictions.
The lawyer representing Dr David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines plane, said he will also represent a woman whose clash with an American Airlines flight attendant went viral over the weekend.
Suspected Taliban terrorists on Monday attacked a US-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by US Secretary of Defense James Mattis.