BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
March 22, 2019 Updated: March 22, 2019
WASHINGTON—The top U.S. military officer will meet with Google representatives next week amid growing concerns that American companies doing business in China are helping its military gain ground on the United States.
Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on March 20 that efforts like Google’s artificial intelligence venture in China allow the Chinese military to access and take advantage of U.S.-developed technology.
“This is not about me and Google,” Dunford told an audience at the Atlantic Council. “This is about us looking at the second and third order of effects of our business ventures in China, Chinese form of government, and the impact it’s going to have on the United States’ ability to maintain a competitive military advantage.”
Google says its AI activities in China are focused on “education, research on natural language understanding and market algorithms, and development of globally available tools.”
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Dr Jingduan Yang is a neurologist, psychiatrist, and expert Chinese medicine and integrative medicine. (Courtesy of Dr. Yang)
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BY JINGDUAN YANG
January 18, 2019 Updated: January 18, 2019
The U.S. health care system is in crisis, with Americans at the bottom of 18 developed countries in health rankings. Unless we start conversations about the health and well-being of our country, we will never find a solution. That’s the goal of the column “ Health Talk of America.”
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An Unprecedented Crime: State-Directed Mass Killing of Prisoners of Conscience in China for Their Organs
BY OMID GHOREISHI, EPOCH TIMES
March 1, 2019 Updated: March 1, 2019
Editor’s note: The Epoch Times is publishing a number of articles on torture and abuse meted out against innocent prisoners of conscience in China.
A bill to curb international organ trafficking has received unanimous support from a parliamentary committee in Canada.
Parliamentarians on the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development passed bill S-240 with amendments on Feb. 27. It will now go before MPs for final reading in the House of Commons.
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BY RUBY MEY
January 22, 2019 Updated: January 22, 2019
If you’ve experienced even a few sleepless nights, then you know just how much of an impact lack of sleep can have on your life. There’s nothing worse than the tossing and turning throughout the night, just to wake up feeling like you only had two hours of sleep. You wake up feeling drowsy and unmotivated, and you are more likely to make poor choices throughout the day, such as overeating. Lack of sleep has a negative effect on your mood, energy, health, productivity, and overall day-to-day quality of life.… READ MORE...