Recycle Crisis Sweeps Across America After China Halts Plastic Waste Imports 

March 19, 2019@5:05 PM TFP Editor 0

The green movement of the 1970s formed the modern American recycling industry, although there is some concern today that it could be collapsing in many parts of the country, The New York Times warned. “The sooner we accept the economic impracticality of recycling, the sooner we can make serious progress on addressing the plastic pollution problem,” said Jan Dell, an engineer who leads Last Beach Cleanup. The report cited Philadelphia, Memphis, and Sunrise and Deltona, […]

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Trump taps former Delta executive to head aviation regulator

March 19, 2019@4:59 PM TFP Editor 0

U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate former Delta Air Lines executive Steve Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the White House said on Tuesday, as the aviation agency grapples with fallout from two fatal crashes in Boeing airplanes. Read on Reuters

US Government Canceled 362,000 Passports Last Year Over Back-Taxes

March 19, 2019@4:45 PM TFP Editor 0

Authored by Simon Black via, Starting in 2021, Americans will require permission to visit Europe… technically the 26 borderless countries within Europe’s Schengen area. The process will start out simple enough, taking about ten minutes to complete and costing around $8. The EU estimates it will grant about 95% of the Americans who apply three years of access to the region. But what if you are part of that unlucky 5%? Over 12 million Americans travel […]

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FedEx cuts 2019 forecast again, shares drop 5 percent

March 19, 2019@4:32 PM TFP Editor 0

FedEx Corp on Tuesday cut its 2019 profit forecast for the second time in three months, sending its shares down 5 percent and fueling fresh worries it is losing ground in Europe to delivery rivals United Parcel Service Inc and Deutsche Post DHL Group. Read on Reuters

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Wall Street gives up gains on news of troubled trade talks

March 19, 2019@4:21 PM TFP Editor 0

The benchmark S&P 500 index ended little changed on Tuesday as investor optimism regarding the Federal Reserve’s expected affirmation of its dovish policy stance was offset by reports of fault lines emerging in ongoing U.S.-China trade negotiations. Read on Reuters