News Briefs May 8

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According to the U.S Food and Drug Administration, the chemicals from sunscreen absorbs into your blood stream. In a study published Monday in the peer-reviewed medical journal found several active ingredients in different sunscreens enter the bloodstream at levels that exceed the FDA’s recommended threshold without a government safety inspection. (USAtoday)

The biggest stock markets in America (Dow Jones, NASDAQ, and the S&P 500) are rapidly falling the last couple of days due to the tariffs recently placed on the Chinese. The Dow Jones fell 400 pints, the NASDAQ 1.9 percent, and the S&P 500 1.6 percent. With the current hit to the economy, the GDP is said to fall about 1.2 to 1.5 percent. (NBCnews)

Scientists and environmental groups warn that the retreat of Arctic sea ice threatens polar bears and marine species, but also contributes to rising sea levels, adding to the risk of coastal flooding. However, it does add other routes for trade that are safer than other routes previously taken by merchant and oil shipments.(BBCnews)