Burrow sets voting records in winning Heisman Trophy

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow won the 85th Heisman Trophy in record-setting fashion on Saturday night. Dec 14, 2019; New York, NY, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow kisses the trophy during a post ceremony press conference at the New York Marriott Marquis. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The redshirt senior, …

China suspends planned tariffs scheduled for Dec. 15 on some U.S. goods

China has suspended the planned additional tariffs on some U.S. goods that were meant to be implemented on Dec. 15, the State Council’s customs tariff commission said on Sunday, after the two countries agreed a “phase one” trade deal on Friday. The statement was issued on the websites of government departments including China’s finance ministry …

Deadly eruption hits New Zealand volcano tourist town hard

Helicopter pilot Mark Law did not hesitate to fly out to New Zealand’s White Island volcano immediately after it erupted to carry survivors to hospital, but after a harrowing week he knows his town’s adventure tourism industry faces an uncertain future. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at a memorial at the harbour in Whakatane, following …

New Zealand recovery teams return to volcanic island, two remain missing; death toll rises to 16

New Zealand recovery teams returned to the volcanic White Island on Sunday but were unable to locate two remaining bodies in their search, as the death toll from Monday’s eruption rose to 16, police said. New Zealand Police Search and Rescue and Disaster Victim Identification staff return to Whakatane Airport after conducting a search for …