Richard Gasquet handed the Rotterdam World Tennis tournament another box office body blow as the top seed quit on Tuesday a day before his opening match with a groin strain. The pullout came a week after Roger Federer was unable to play after undergoing knee surgery which will keep him off the ATP for at least a month. Frenchman Gasquet said that he felt his pain the day before winning the Montpellier tournament for the third time at the weekend.
German automaker Daimler AG announced Tuesday the recall of some 840,000 Mercedes Benz and Daimler vehicles in the United States equipped with potentially defective Takata airbags. Daimler said the recall included about 705,000 Mercedes-Benz cars and 136,000 Daimler vans. It was the latest recall involving Takata airbags, which can rupture and send shrapnel into occupants of a car.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died.