Kim Jong Un surprises with savvy power plays

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s maneuvers on the international stage over the last few months have shocked some for their savviness. Kim sent his sister on a charm offensive during the Winter Olympics, cracked jokes when meeting with South Korea’s president and knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS ends aid for northwest Syria: report FBI informant met with three Trump ...

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Does a vegetarian diet automatically help you lose weight?

Ask the doctors Image: © Lauri Patterson/Getty Images Q. My sister insists that I will automatically lose weight if I become a vegetarian. Is this true? A. While switching to a vegetarian diet can bring health benefits, including weight loss, it doesn’t always. After all, cupcakes, cookies, and candy are technically vegetarian foods — but not necessarily ones that will ...

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Adult entertainment industry group trolls Trump with letter explaining difference between HIV and HPV

The top trade association for the adult entertainment industry is trolling President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS ends aid for northwest Syria: report FBI informant met with three Trump campaign advisers: report McCabe lawyer fires back at Trump: ‘You need to stop lying’ MORE with an open letter explaining the difference between HIV and human papillomavirus (HPV). The letter from the Free Speech ...

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Congo Says 3 New Ebola Cases Confirmed in Large City

Congo Says 3 New Ebola Cases Confirmed in Large City ImageHealth care workers wearing protective gear at a treatment center in Bikoro, Congo. The country’s latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than one million people.CreditJohn Bompengo/Associated Press By The Associated Press May 19, 2018 KINSHASA, Congo — Three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus ...

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Top Asian News 2:03 pm GMT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping is increasingly turning to friend and trusted confidant Wang Qishan to help guide the country’s foreign relations as he prepares for a potentially bruising trade fight with the U.S. and competition for leadership in Asia. The 69-year-old Wang was appointed vice president in March, but exercises outsized influence in the historically symbolic position ...

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China Lands Nuclear Bombers on Disputed South China Sea Islands In Warning to American Rivals

China has flown nuclear bombers to several of its artificial islands in the South China Sea for the first time in an apparent warning to regional rivals—and the U.S. in particular—that its control over the area is non-negotiable. A Chinese air force press release said H-6K nuclear-capable bombers had landed on several islands and reefs as part of a training ...

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CDC: Stop Going Into Hotel Pools And Hot Tubs With Diarrhea

ATLANTA, GA (CBS Local) – It’s almost summer and many people will be looking to jump into the nearest swimming pool, however the CDC is warning Americans that the water they’re diving into may not be so clean. In the agency’s latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), CDC officials say that over 27,000 people have gotten sick because of water-related pathogens since ...

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Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for 3 weeks

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Teen develops ‘wet lung’ after vaping for 3 weeks  WLTX.com Report: Teen develops ‘wet lung’ after vaping for just 3 weeks  WCVB Boston State health officials say vaping can be dangerous  WILX-TV Youth & Tobacco > Youth Tobacco Use: Results from the 2016 National Youth Tobacco Survey – FDA  FDA Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome From E-Cigarette ...

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