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U.S. ready to strike back against Chinese cyber-attacks

As public evidence mounts that the Chinese military is responsible for stealing massive amounts of U.S. government data and corporate trade secrets, the Obama administration is poised to spell out specific trade actions it may take against Beijing or any other country guilty of cyber-espionage. According to officials familiar with the plans, the White House is eyeing fines, penalties and other trade restrictions as initial, more-aggressive steps the U.S. would take in […]

Smoking ban 'cuts premature births.

The theory that public smoking bans cut the number of children born prematurely has been strengthened by new research. The study of 600,000 births found three successive drops in babies born before 37 weeks – each occurring after a phase of a public smoking ban was introduced. There was no such trend in the period before the bans were put in place, the British Medical Journal reported. The study, by […]