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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California almonds are becoming one of the world's favorite snacks and creating a multibillion-dollar bonanza for agricultural investors. But the crop extracts a staggering price from the land, consuming more water than all the showering, dish-washing and other indoor household water use of California's 39 million people.
Bangladesh won their first ever one-day series against Pakistan with a seven-wicket victory in Dhaka on Sunday that gave the hosts a 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Chasing Pakistan's 239 for six, Bangladesh rode on Tamim Iqbal's unbeaten 116 to cruise home in the 39th over at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium. Bangladesh had won the first match by 79 runs at the same venue on Friday.