A new round of talks between the United States and China to resolve their trade war will take place in Washington on Tuesday, with follow-up sessions at a higher level later in the week, the White House said on Monday. The talks are aimed at "achieving needed structural changes in China that affect
China's first space-age blockbuster is on a trajectory to become the country's highest-grossing movie ever and is being held up as evidence that big-budget home-grown films can now hold their own with Hollywood on pure spectacle. "The Wandering Earth" has made more than 3.9 billion
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just issued a new update to its ongoing investigation of a months-long Salmonella outbreak linked to turkey products. The update, which is the first since mid December of last year, adds over 60 new confirmed cases of Salmonella infection to the 200+ cases
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Brent crude oil prices eased away from 2019 highs on Tuesday on caution that economic growth may dent fuel demand this year, although supply cuts led by producer cartel OPEC still meant markets were relatively tight. International Brent crude oil futures were at $66.08 per barrel at 0220 GMT, down 42
China started the year off strong by landing a lunar probe on the Moon's surface and deploying a tiny rover to do a bit of exploring. The country's space agency is the first to land such machines on the far side of the Moon that we Earthlings never get to see with our own eyes.NASA recently published
For Yaya Niass, who cuts hair in a roadside shack on the outskirts of Dakar, the time for political change in Senegal - and in Africa as a whole - is well overdue. "We are late in terms of development compared to other continents ...so I expect from the next president, from the next African presidents
NEW YORK (AP) — A scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87.
Albert Einstein was inspired to propose his Theory of Relativity after reading the works of a 18th century Scottish philosopher, it has emerged. A new letter, discovered at the University of Edinburgh shows that the German-born theoretical physicist had studied David Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature
Gerald Butts, Trudeau's principal private secretary and a key architect of the Liberals' 2015 election victory, said in a statement he did not pressure then-Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould over SNC-Lavalin. Trudeau, who faces a re-election bid in October, has faced criticism since Wilson-Raybould
RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) — A nonprofit Israeli consortium said Monday that it hopes to make history this week by launching the first private aircraft to land on the moon.
Scientists on Monday said they have decoded the genome of Earth's largest predatory fish, detecting numerous genetic traits that help explain its remarkable evolutionary success, including molecular adaptations to enhance wound healing as well as genomic stability such as DNA repair and DNA damage
Japanese have easy access to new medicines, whose prices are decided by the government and subsidized by the country's public health insurance system. Japan, confronted with the ballooning cost of caring for an aging population, is introducing a cost-effectiveness test for drugs as a means of capping
MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned members of Venezuela's military who are helping President Nicolas Maduro to stay in power that they are risking their future and their lives and urged them to allow humanitarian aid into the country. Speaking to a cheering crowd mostly
When this young, healthy woman developed symptoms that progressed from cramped fingers to hallucinations and seizures, her doctors thought she was losing her mind. Actually, she was losing her brain.
"If we Europeans don't want to have other Brexits and become trapped in a naive defense of status quo, we have to wake up." Macron's speech coincides with rising tensions in the West, which has been shaken by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policies and
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An Israeli space project backed by American billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is set to make history by launching the first ever private spacecraft to the moon this week. The private aircraft will be launched on Thursday from Florida, propelled by a Falcon rocket from Elon Musk's space company
Our Sun is the most readily available source of energy we have available to us, but harnessing its incredible power is something humanity is still a challenge. Solar farms placed in sunny areas of the Earth do a good job of converting sunlight into usable energy, but major drawbacks remain.For one, solar
Immune cells which could fight all kinds of influenza virus have been discovered by scientists, raising hope for a universal vaccine which does not need to be update annually. Researchers from the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity and Monash University found that some killer T cells