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In Trade War With China, White House Says Beijing Has More to Lose

In Trade War With China, White House Says Beijing Has More to Lose ImagePresident Trump is threatening to impose tariffs on $450 billion of Chinese goods in order to force Beijing to change what Mr. Trump has called “unacceptable” trade practices. Markets fell in response.CreditVisual China Group, via Getty Images By Ana Swanson June 19, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump’s ...

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Report For Defense Department Ranks Top Threats From 'Synthetic Biology'

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Hamas' 'terror kites' and 'arson balloons' latest destructive weapons in war against Israel

May 11, 2018: Palestinian demonstrators fly a flaming kite to be thrown at the Israeli side during a protest demanding the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip.  (Reuters) A children’s plaything found in the aisles of toy stores around the world is emerging as the Palestinians’ latest weapon of “terror” in ...

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China slams US 'blackmailing' as Trump issues new trade threat

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China accused the United States on Tuesday of “extreme pressure and blackmailing” and vowed to retaliate after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods in an escalation of the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. Trump’s move on Monday, as Washington fights trade battles on ...

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Fewer American Adults Are Smoking Than Ever Before

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Merkel calls out Trump over Paris accord, renews commitment to fight climate change

“The German government stands fully behind the Paris climate accord, because ambitious climate policies don’t just help limit the worst consequences of climate change , they also offer chances for innovation and therefore growth and prosperity worldwide,” she said. Germany, the strongest economy in the 28-nation European Union, was once a leader in the fight against climate change but has ...

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Trade Fight With US Complicates China's Campaign to Contain Debt

Reducing debt and fending off financial risks have been a priority for Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: greg baker/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By Lingling Wei Lingling Wei The Wall Street Journal Biography Lingling.Wei@wsj.com June 19, 2018 10:57 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS BEIJING—A bruising trade fight with the U.S. lands at a difficult time for China as its economy contends with rising ...

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16:8 Fasting Diet Linked to Weight Loss and Health Benefits in Study

Fasting diets have gained popularity in the past few years, but the scientific evidence to prove they keep us healthy while they help us lose weight is sparse. Now, researchers have shed light on what one type of time-restricted eating does to the body. In a small, preliminary study, researchers assigned 23 obese volunteers the 16:8 diet: a form of intermittent fasting. Followers of ...

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