Myanmar coup to dampen U.S. trade, impact footwear and apparel companies, experts warn

Total trade in goods between Myanmar and the United States amounted to nearly $1.3 billion in the first 11 months of 2020, up from $1.2 billion in all of 2019, according to U.S. Census Bureau data.Apparel and footwear accounted for 41.4% of total U.S. goods imports, followed by luggage, which accounted for nearly 30%, and fish, which accounted for just over 4%, said Panjiva, the supply chain research unit of S&P Global Market Intelligence.

Luggage maker Samsonite and privately owned apparel maker LL Bean are among big importers, along with retailer H&M and Adidas, Panjiva said.U.S. direct investment data is unavailable, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said.Myanmar’s army on Monday handed power to military chief General Min Aung Hlaing and imposed a year-long state of em…

Brooke Shields Reveals How Bradley Cooper Came to Her Rescue After She Had a Seizure

Brooke Shields Reveals She Had a Grand Mal Seizure

Bradley Cooper's superhero compatibilities extend beyond the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In fact, Brooke Shields shared that he rushed to her aid when she suffered a grand mal seizure while out to dinner before a performance of her Previously Owned by Brooke Shields one-woman show. 

"I was preparing for the show, and I was drinking so much water, and I didn't know I was low in sodium," Shields recalled in a Glamour interview posted Nov. 1. "Everything starts to go black. Then my hands drop to my side and I go headfirst into the wall. I start having a grand mal seizure."

Noting that it involves "frothing at the mouth, totally …