Insulted by $2 Million; Not So Sick of E-Mails: Saturday Wrap

  • Opera star wants to become prime minister of native Georgia
  • Egypt hires outside help to look for missing jetliner

Here are highlights of Saturday’s top breaking news from around the world:

Bernie Sanders, who once said he was sick and tired of people making a big deal about Hillary Clinton’s e-mails, may join the echo chamber as he tries to keep his quixotic quest for the U.S. Democratic presidential nomination alive for one more week.

FIFA’s new president-elect considers the soccer governing body’s board’s offer to pay him a starting salary of $2 million “insulting.”

The U.S. unit of Sun Pharma, India’s largest drugmaker, is the latest generic producer to get a subpoena from the Justice Department for information on pricing and communications with competitors.

Egypt hired a deep-ocean surveying contractor to help it hunt for the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that went down in the Mediterranean.

Bayer’s CEO told a German newspaper that its bid for Monsanto is “very attractive” and that it wouldn’t need to sell assets to finance it.

Intercept Pharmaceuticals got regulatory approval to sell a product in the U.S. for the first time -- a treatment for a rare liver disease that mainly affects middle-aged women.

Venezuela’s ruling government and opposition leaders met in the Dominican Republic to see if they can start talks aimed at finding a way out of the Latin American oil producer’s political and economic crises.

Opera star Paata Burchuladze, who’s performed at the Met and La Scala among other places, announced he’s forming a political party with the intent of running for prime minister of his native Georgia.

A judge reopened an almost two-decade-old bankruptcy case involving a unit of billionaire Carl Icahn’s holding company, saying it unilaterally raised charges and changed conditions for residents of a Cape Cod golf course community in violation of a court order.

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