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Now, this is some piping hot tea. Two of Britain’s biggest tea makers have denounced racism and declared their support for the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of George Floyd and speculation regarding the brands' respective stances on social media. Far-right video blogger Laura Towler caused a commotion over the weekend when she tweeted her approval that Yorkshire Tea had not voiced support for Black Lives Matter, the BBC reported.

A General Motors Co <GM.N> operation set up in a shuttered transmission factory in Warren, Michigan to assemble face masks provides a glimpse of what manufacturing will look like for the foreseeable future. A surgical face mask and safety glasses are required equipment. GM's face mask factory sits in a sprawling maze of abandoned transmission gear machining stations.

A General Motors Co <GM.N> operation set up in a shuttered transmission factory in Warren, Michigan to assemble face masks provides a glimpse of what manufacturing will look like for the foreseeable future. A surgical face mask and safety glasses are required equipment. GM's face mask factory sits in a sprawling maze of abandoned transmission gear machining stations.

As the son, and grandson of New York Giants fans, who adored the overt Irish-ness of the late John McGraw, I was doomed to a lifetime spent in support of my city's National League offering, leaving me some what defenseless as a fan. The U.S. Treasury Department is preparing new rules that would be designed to prevent Chinese (25% plus) owned firms from purchases of U.S. (high end) technology type entities. According to the Wall Street Journal, the administration may, at the same time, block the export of high-end technology in any way to China -- a double whammy, so to speak.

Jacksonville can beat New England because it’s built just like the team that stymied Tom Brady twice in the Super Bowl: The New York Giants.

(The Detroit Lions and New York Giants faced off on Monday Night Football in week two.Al Bello/Getty) The NFL's TV ratings were down again in week two, and a Jefferies analyst has projected that its TV partners could lose out on $200 million or more,

Patriots QB Tom Brady during the 2017 NFL opener against the Chiefs on Sept. 7. (AP) Nielsen had to delay its release of the television ratings for Week 1 of the new NFL season due to Hurricane Irma. Now the Week 1 ratings are out—and they aren’t good

Since Entercom Communications Corp. (ETM) signed a deal in February to acquire CBS Radio Inc. for roughly $1 billion from CBS Corp. (CBS) , shares of the radio station operator have fallen 29% amid a sluggish advertising market. The arrest on Wednesday, Sept. 6, of WFAN sports talk show host Craig Carton on charges of securities fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit those offenses adds another challenge for chief executive David Field, who back in the winter trumpeted the CBS Radio acquisition as "enabling us to deliver local connection on a national scale and drive accelerated growth." For the moment, Carton's arrest has forced New York's WFAN to scramble to replace the high-profile co-host

Amazon is planning to run traditional, national TV ads during NFL streams this year. The company has been touting its unique measurement capabilities in its pitches to advertisers. Down the road, Amazon, YouTube and others will have an opportunity to reinvent TV advertising.

With football season less than a month away, one former Big Law partner who represented the National Football League's New York Giants and New York Jets on the construction of MetLife Stadium is getting ready for a new season of her own. A construction law expert who in 2010 was named the firm's first female managing partner in New York, Augustine is now a co-principal at Simply Sustainable LLC, a startup company that provides green and highly sustainable building materials and interior finish products.

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