Bombs were found in mail that was sent to former President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, The Washington Post reports. “The packages were immediately identified during routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such,” the Secret Service said. “The protectees did not receive the packages

A Greenpeace Philippines representation of a dead whale from ingestion of plastic. The representation is increasingly becoming a reality. A sperm whale was found washed ashore dead after swallowing 64 pounds of plastic debris. The male sperm whale was found on the Murcian coast in southern Spain in late February, reminding us how critical plastic

The US-China trade spat could wipe 0.5% off Chinese gross domestic product – if the US carries out its latest threats and Beijing responds. That is an estimate from economists at Capital Economics, who were predicting the row would cost China 0.1% in GDP before the latest escalation. They suggest that if the US does

China announced additional tariffs on 106 U.S. products on Wednesday, in a move likely to heighten global concerns of a tit-for-tat trade war between the world’s biggest economies.The effective start date for the new charges was not announced, though China’s Ministry of Commerce said the tariffs are designed to target up to $50 billion of