Merkel-Macron meeting is 'moment of truth' for Europe: French minister

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) – France said an investment budget for the euro zone and a backstop for European banks demanded by President Emmanuel Macron are non-negotiable, raising pressure on Chancellor Angela Merkel before talks on Tuesday on reforming the bloc. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said failure to reach an agreement on reforming the euro zone during talks between the ...

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US Smoking Rate Hits All-Time Low

TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Fewer than 14 percent of American adults smoked cigarettes in 2017, the lowest level seen since data collection started in 1965, government health officials reported Tuesday. “Certainly, it is fantastic that the U.S. smoking rates continue to drop,” said Dr. Adam Lackey, chief of thoracic surgery at Staten Island University Hospital. “I suspect ...

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Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

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After Opioid Overdose, Only 30 Percent Get Medicine To Treat Addiction

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Dogs versus cats: Scientists reveal which one is smarter

Scientists finally reveal who’s smarter: dogs or cats. (Credit: iStock)  (This content is subject to copyright.) A dog’s bark is only a ruff means of communication. Instead, we should be looking at its wiggles and squirms. Jumping up. Rolling over. Lifting paws. It’s all doggie behavior that makes them so endearing. But they’re actually trying to talk to us. Researchers ...

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Markets Begin to Take Threat of Trade War Seriously

Chinese shares were hit hardest by the latest escalation in trade tensions, falling to their lowest level in nearly two years Photo: anthony wallace/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By Shen Hong and Shen Hong The Wall Street Journal Biography @shenhongdjn Mike Bird Mike Bird The Wall Street Journal Biography @birdyword mike.bird@wsj.com June 19, 2018 8:32 a.m. ET 0 COMMENTS Chinese stocks on Tuesday logged their steepest declines ...

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Video shows ER doctor mock man during anxiety attack: 'He must be dead!'

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Video shows ER doctor mock man during anxiety attack: ‘He must be dead!’  fox13now.com VIDEO: ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspended  WTVD-TV Doctor who asked patient ‘are you dead?’ suspended after viral video  9news.com.au ‘Are you dead, sir?’ doctor asks patient in video that led to her removal from Los Gatos hospital  The Mercury News Full coverage ...

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What can Beijing do if China-US trade row worsens?

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States sank into a deepening trade conflict that roiled financial markets Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese products, prompting Beijing to accuse Washington of starting a trade war. FILE PHOTO: Staff members set up Chinese and U.S. flags for a meeting between ...

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The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

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