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Trump's New Tariff Target List: Flags In, Bibles Out, Frog Meat Delayed

By Alina Selyukh
Frog meat is among the many items imported from China that had been facing tariffs in a few weeks, but now the tariffs are delayed until December.

The Trump administration tweaked its list of Chinese imports subject to a 10% tariff this fall. We found some surprises buried in the thousands of tariff line items.

(Image credit: Getty Images)

  • August 14th 2019 at 00:41

Paul Sexton-Chadwick joins DAZN from Sky Deutschland

By JΓΆrn Krieger

Sports streaming service DAZN has appointed Paul Sexton-Chadwick as SVP Commercial Propositions, helping to drive its strategy and execution for commercial premises and other B2B commercial enterprise opportunities.

Reporting directly to Chief Business Development Officer John Gleasure, Sexton-Chadwick will focus on enhancing the distribution of DAZN, working with commercial premises in existing markets, whilst also identifying additional commercial opportunities using emerging technology solutions to drive subscriber growth.

Sexton-Chadwick joins DAZN from Sky Deutschland, where in his most recent role he was responsible for the German pay-TV broadcaster’s newly formed OTT business Sky Ticket.

Highlights in his 20+ year career include being part of the market execution team for ‘go to market’ strategies for services such as Sky+, HD, 3D, Sky Go, Ultra HD and digital innovations in Germany and Austria.

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks

By Somini Sengupta

The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint.

Trump Administration Postpones Tariffs On Some Popular Chinese Imports

By Scott Horsley

The Trump administration is postponing tariffs on some popular Chinese imports from Sept. 1 until Dec. 15. The move is a significant retreat in the trade war. Stocks rose on the news.

  • August 13th 2019 at 23:13

Why Utility Companies Are Key To Slowing Climate Change

By Dan Charles

Some of the oldest companies in America are in the climate change debate. Utilities are supposed to deliver electricity cheaply and reliably. Now, regulators are trying to make them go green.

  • August 13th 2019 at 23:13

Newark's Drinking Water Problem: Lead And Unreliable Filters

By Sasha Ingber
A Newark, N.J., resident carries a case of bottled water distributed Monday at a recreation center. The Environmental Protection Agency said residents shouldn

Officials in the New Jersey city began to hand out water bottles this week after the Environmental Protection Agency said filtered drinking water samples exceeded government thresholds on lead levels.

(Image credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

  • August 13th 2019 at 21:21

Newark's Drinking Water Problem: Lead And Unreliable Filters

By Sasha Ingber
A Newark, N.J., resident carries a case of bottled water distributed Monday at a recreation center. The Environmental Protection Agency said residents shouldn

Officials in the New Jersey city began to hand out water bottles this week after the Environmental Protection Agency said filtered drinking water samples exceeded government thresholds on lead levels.

(Image credit: Kathy Willens/AP)

  • August 13th 2019 at 21:21

Routine football collisions could damage players' brains, researchers say

By Christopher Carbone

Routine, smaller head hits could be damaging football players' brains even when they don't cause concussions, according to a new study.

Heat Wave Sweeps Through Southern United States

By Jacey Fortin

Millions of people across Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee faced excessive heat warnings and high humidity.

60 old TVs dumped outside homes... by man dressed as an old TV

Old television sets have been dumped outside the homes of dozens of people in the US... by a man wearing an old TV on his head.

  • August 13th 2019 at 17:03

Norwegian Air to end flights between Ireland and US

Low-cost carrier says grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max makes routes no longer viable

  • August 13th 2019 at 19:23

Norwegian Air to end flights between Ireland and US

Low-cost carrier says grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max makes routes no longer viable

  • August 13th 2019 at 19:23

Aston Martin: driving a hard bargain

If another cash outflow occurs, market doubts about its future will strengthen

  • August 13th 2019 at 19:14

How Bad Is Pakistan's Plastic Bag Problem? See For Yourself

By Diaa Hadid
The river that once snaked through the village is now a large trash heap.

Prime Minister Imran Khan's ban on plastic bags in the Islamabad area goes into effect on Aug. 14. Environmentalists say it's a good idea — but argue that the plan is flawed.

(Image credit: Diaa Hadid/NPR)

  • August 13th 2019 at 18:38
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