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US exports to lobster-loving China go off cliff amid tariffs

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — U.S. lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift the seafood business farther north.China, a huge and growing customer for lobster, placed heavy tariffs on U.S. lobsters — and many other food products — in July 2018 amid rising trade hostilities between the…

G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight fires, repair damage

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said Sunday they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage as tens of thousands of soldiers got ready to join the fight against blazes that have caused global alarm.French President Emmanuel Macron said the…

Hawaii or Spain? Telescope experts say it may not matter

HONOLULU (AP) — When starlight from billions of years ago zips across the universe and finally comes into focus on Earth, astronomers want their telescopes to be in the best locations possible to see what’s out there.Despite years of legal battles and months of protests by Native Hawaiian opponents, the international coalition that wants to…

Employees of Big Tech are speaking out like never before

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Liz O’Sullivan was hired at the New York City-based artificial intelligence company Clarifai in 2017, she felt lucky to find work at the intersection of two of her main interests: technology and ethics. Two years later, she found herself facing a moral dilemma.Clarifai was developing aerial photography and object detection…

Drone war takes flight, raising stakes in Iran, US tensions

From the vast deserts of Saudi Arabia to the crowded neighborhoods of Beirut, a drone war has taken flight across the wider Middle East, raising the stakes in the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran.Since the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year, there has been an increasing tempo of attacks and…

High-stakes gamble: Iranian envoy gets surprise G-7 invite

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — A top Iranian official paid an unannounced visit Sunday to the G-7 summit and headed straight toward the heart of the city where leaders of the world’s major democracies have been debating how to handle the country’s nuclear ambitions.France’s surprise invitation of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was a high-stakes…

Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit pushed the unpredictable American president to ease frictions over tariffs and cooperate on other geopolitical challenges.Trump’s head-snapping comments at the Group of Seven…

Plácido Domingo gets standing ovation at Salzburg

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Plácido Domingo received a standing ovation as he took to the stage at the Salzburg Festival on Sunday, a concerted show of support at his first performance since nine women accused him of sexual harassment in a report by The Associated Press.Domingo and his co-stars in a concert of Verdi’s tragic…

Scott Disick Gifts Sofia Richie $200K Luxury Car for 21st Birthday

She’s Richie, Sofia Richie. Scott Disick’s girlfriend shows off her James Bond luxury car gifted from her man in honor of her turning the big 2-1. Watch!#ScottDisick #ENews #CelebrityNews #SofiaRichieWatch Live from E! here: http://bit.ly/2vGuD5gSubscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssubAbout E! News:Giuliana Rancic, Jason Kennedy and the rest of the E! News team bring you the latest breaking entertainment,…

Marvel Studios Disney+ Panel Reveal Highlights

Here are a series of highlights from Marvel Studios’ reveals at the Disney+ panel during D23 Expo 2019, including the announcement of Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk and Moon Knight series.Subscribe to IGN for more!http://www.youtube.com/user/IGNentert…———————————Watch more on IGN here!———————————DAILY FIX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_e1a…GAME REVIEWS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCJme…MOVIE REVIEWS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCJme…TRAILERS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hr1df…NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ctgzg…t#ign