Tuesday, September 18, 2018

National Business

Greenpeace links forest destruction for palm oil to brands

Greenpeace says global consumer brands continue to buy palm oil from companies that are cutting down Indonesia's rainforests despite repeated pledges to clean up their supply chains
Updated: 4 hours ago
Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

Cybersecurity firm: More Iran hacks as US sanctions loomed

Cybersecurity firm warns Iran government-backed hackers stepped up efforts after Trump pulled America from nuclear deal
Updated: 4 hours ago
SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

SpaceX's 1st traveler is moonstruck Japanese fashion tycoon

SpaceX's 1st passenger is a moonstruck Japanese fashion and shopping executive and art collector who wants to take artists with him on trip into space
Updated: 6 hours ago
Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

The Trump administration has rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution caused by huge volumes of natural gas that escapes during drilling
Updated: 6 hours ago
Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

Los Angeles, one of the world's major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking steps to ban the sale of fur products, a move that would make it the largest city in the U.S. to do so
Updated: 9 hours ago
Back to its roots: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

Back to its roots: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

Sportscar maker Ferrari is betting on limited edition cars based on iconic models of the past as part of a new five-year plan.
Published: 09/18/18
The Latest: US markets shrug at US-China trade war

The Latest: US markets shrug at US-China trade war

Wall Street is taking the latest escalation in the US-China trade war in stride, as gains in technology, energy and consumer-focused companies outweighed losses in utilities and elsewhere.
Published: 09/18/18
ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

ACLU: Facebook allows gender-biased job ads on its platform

ACLU accuses Facebook of allowing job ads on the platform that discriminate against women
Published: 09/18/18
China vows 'counter-measures' to US tariff hike

China vows 'counter-measures' to US tariff hike

China says it will take 'counter-measures' to Trump's tariff hike; American business group warns 'downward spiral' in their trade battle appears certain
Published: 09/18/18
US-China tariffs: What's behind them, who stands to be hurt?

US-China tariffs: What's behind them, who stands to be hurt?

US and China on collision course on trade: What's going on and why, and what it's likely to mean?
Published: 09/18/18