Trump attacks WTO after it says US tariffs on China broke global trade rules

President says he has to ‘do something’ about the body after it rules that duties on $200bn worth of Chinese goods breached regulations The United States has described the World Trade Organization as “completely inadequate” after it criticised the Trump administration’s tariffs on China. The WTO said on Tuesday that the US breached global trading […]

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Between the Links: Episode 16: UFC vs. Bellator winner, Dustin Poirier takes a stand, Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley

Check out episode 16 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and martial arts personality Phoenix Carnevale as they discuss who had the better weekend between the UFC and Bellator—along with takes on the UFC Vegas 10 main event between Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill, and the […]

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Immune cell-related genetic variants that may impact autoimmune conditions isolated

A team of researchers from Italy, the U.K. and the U.S. has isolated a number of immune cell-related genetic variants that may impact autoimmune conditions. In their paper published in the journal Nature Genetics, the group describes the host of tools and techniques they used to uncover previously unknown immune-cell variants that might be associated […]

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Square creates crypto consortium to keep patent trolls at bay

Banding together to advance cryptocurrency technology Bottom line: Financial services company Square has created a non-profit organization designed to help members of the cryptocurrency community collectively ward off patent trolls. Similar patent alliances for other technologies have proven effective at deterring trolls and spurring innovation over the years, so there’s little reason to think the […]

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Middle-aged adults with healthy heart habits may lower high blood pressure risk years later

Better heart health, as measured by the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 (LS7) scale, was associated with a significantly lower risk of developing high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) in middle-aged, Black and white adults, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal […]

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