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Trump’s China tariffs could drive up the price of the Apple Watch and Fitbit trackers

A new $ 200 billion round of tariffs on Chinese goods could have some broader implications for U.S.-based hardware companies. New government rulings on the Trump-imposed tariffs single out a couple of key devices buy name, including the Apple Watch, Fitbit trackers and Sonos speakers. Products like smartphones have thus far been unimpacted by fees leading to product price spikes, ...

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Trump: ‘Reckless’ media pushing for ‘major confrontation with Russia that could lead to war’

Donald Trump says that recent hysteria whipped up by the “Fake News Media” about his summit with Vladimir Putin shows that the US press is eager for a “major confrontation” with Russia, one that could even lead to war. “The Fake News Media wants so badly to see a major confrontation with Russia, even a confrontation that could lead to ...

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'Frankenfish' sighting in Pennsylvania could spell disaster for local ecology

News of a particularly unfriendly species of fish – known colloquially as “frankenfish” – being spotted in a Pennsylvania county has sparked concern among officials that the voracious predators could disrupt the local ecology. The northern snakehead is an aggressive species that typically eats other fish. Nicknamed the “frankenfish,” the invasive species could wreak havoc on the environment if it’s ...

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Net loss? Rising sea levels could wipe out web within 15yrs, study finds

The internet we know and love is at risk of extinction thanks to the threat of climate change. Rising sea levels could wipe out thousands of miles of fiber optic cables buried in densely-populated coastal areas of the US. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon produced a peer-reviewed study that warns the key internet infrastructure ...

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US trade war could cost global economy $430 billion, IMF warns

The risk of current trade tensions escalating further is the greatest near-term threat to global growth, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest World Economic Outlook report. “Our modeling suggests that if current trade policy threats are realized and business confidence falls as a result, global output could be about 0.5 percent below current projections by 2020,” the ...

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Parents could get mobile location data of missing kids under new Russian bill

The search for missing children in Russia could be sped up if a new draft bill, which allows for location data from mobile phones to be given to parents and rescue services, passes in the State Duma. Deputy Duma Speaker and MP Irina Yarovaya, representing the majority party United Russia, has drafted a bill allowing rescue services to receive mobile ...

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Illegal immigrant could not be Messiah, Trump's religious adviser says

A US televangelist and spiritual adviser to the US president has defended the Trump administration’s immigration clampdown, arguing that baby Jesus’ stay in Egypt was legal, otherwise he wouldn’t have been the savior of humanity. Pastor Paula White, a Pentecostal evangelist who has been credited with converting President Trump to Christianity, made the eyebrow-raising argument in an interview with CBN ...

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US sanctions on Iran could add $50 to global oil prices

The oil industry might not be able to produce enough oil to meet global demand in a few years’ time, setting markets up for a serious price spike. To be sure, much of the oil world is focused on the supply fears in the near-term. The outages in several OPEC nations, plus the tightening noose on Iran from the US ...

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Think yourself smart: Seeing yourself as Einstein could alter your mind

People who played Albert Einstein in a virtual reality game actually experienced a change in the way they think and choices they made – with some even reaching a higher IQ, a new study has shown. “Virtual reality can create the illusion of a virtual body to substitute your own, which is called virtual embodiment,”said Professor Mel Slater of the ...

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Groundbreaking genetic research could help diagnose and cure cancer in children

Scientists are one step closer to diagnosing and treating aggressive childhood cancer, as researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified genetic changes that fuel its growth. According to their study, published in Cell Reports, the researchers managed to identify changes in genes responsible for the growth of the aggressive rhabdomyosarcoma. It is an aggressive childhood cancer of developing skeletal ...

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