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Why are US cranberries repeatedly threatened with tariffs?

When the European Union was trying earlier this year to avoid US tariffs, its leaders threatened to strike back by targeting American products including cranberries, orange juice, whiskey and tobacco.<p>The same four products -- cranberries, orange juice, whiskey and tobacco -- were included on a list …

Globalization

The General Data Protection Regulation

<b>The GDPR – an evolution of the 1995 Data Protection Directive</b><p>Organizations are scrambling to understand the impact of the new European Union General …

GDPR

Who Do You Think You Are? USA review – the one where Monica goes in search of her ancestors

Courteney Cox hoped her forebears hadn’t murdered anyone, but found that real life is often more gruesome than Game of Thrones<p>The one where Monica goes to England and finds she’s related to the Queen. Or should be the Queen, maybe. Courteney Cox would take either. At home in California, she jokes: …

Buckingham Palace

Meet the 'happiness professor': This man's 20 tips to everyday happiness could change your life

<i>From a cheerful commute to grins at the gym, Tom Ough spends a fun-filled day with the ‘professor of happiness’</i><p>How happy were you yesterday? Six out of 10? Seven? Eight? Put a number to it and keep that number in mind. We’ll come back to it…<p>“Good to meet you!” says Paul Dolan as he barrels into the …

Alex Garland's latest is a chilling vision of human consciousness under threat – Annihilation, review

"Straight to Netflix” were beginning to feel like dread words for fans of speculative cinema, or at least those who had persevered through David Ayer’s Bright, or worse still, Duncan Jones’s Mute lately. Annihilation blows them sky-high. Exhilarating and terrifying in equal measure, it’s an …

8 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Sugar

We all know to go easy on the sweet stuff, but what actually happens to your system when you indulge? Here, eight ways sugar affects your body.<p><b>Your</b> …

Diabetes

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Nutrition

Robotina ICO: A game-changer in energy management

<b>Robotina, an innovation and control technology company is launching an ICO campaign raising $28,5M for further developing and spreading the usage of</b> …

Easy as pie: 7 recipes for British Pie Week

What is a pie? Do shepherd’s, cottage, fish and even pecan pies merit their descriptor? Absolutely not, say the organisers of the British Pie Awards, which take place on March 7 in Melton Mowbray, home of the world-famous pork pie.<p>Only those with “a filling totally and wholly encased in pastry” …

The director of Moon and Source Code unveils a new sci-fi mind-bender on Netflix

<i>Here’s what’s up in the world of television for Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24. All times are Eastern.</i><p>Top pick<p><b>Mute (Netflix, Friday):</b> …

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

Workouts

The Toronto Motorcycle Show

It’s winter. It’s cold, it’s snowy and there's still plenty of winter left. What better time to whet your appetite for the riding …

GDPR will hand a huge advantage to big American tech companies by making the web unsurfable in Europe

New online privacy laws going into effect in Europe this spring will hand a huge advantage to large American tech companies like Apple, Facebook, Google and Amazon, at the expense of smaller European publishers and advertising companies, according to research from five different investment …

Privacy

India cheapest country to live in after South Africa: Survey

India is ranked second only to South Africa as the cheapest country to live or retire, according to a recent survey of 112 countries.<p>The survey by …

New York City

Wife buys dying husband a Leicester City duvet cover and is left amazed at what happens next

A wife who bought her terminally ill husband a Leicester City duvet cover is seemingly behind the team's lucky streak.<p>Leicester have not lost a …

What to know about iliopsoas bursitis

Iliopsoas bursitis can cause pain and limited range of motion in the hip joint. The condition often develops from overuse in athletes or other people …

Pain

New Procedure May Replace Traditional Hip Replacement Surgery

Dr. Kelton Vasileff reviews images of a damaged hip with a patient. (Courtesy: Wexner Medical Center)<p>Hip replacement surgery has come a long way in …

Physiology

How Stock Trading Saved My Life and Made Me Grateful to Be Alive

<i>"Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it's all an experience." -- Roy T. Bennett</i><p>Every year at Thanksgiving, I write a column about …

The 8 Best No-Equipment Moves to Get Stronger

When it comes to no-equipment exercises, it’s best to subscribe to the Navy’s KISS principle—Keep it simple, stupid. Straightforward, compound moves …

Five Books You Should Read Before Opening a Coffee Shop

Five Books You Should Read Before Opening a Coffee Shop by MichaelIt’s a common dream: walk away from that monotonous, soul-crushing nine-to-five and …

Coffee

This 9-Minute Yoga Routine Will Help You Ditch Lower-Back Pain

<i>By Jessica Migala; Photographs by Freepik</i><p><b>It’s referred to as “black magic” by devotees</b>.<p>If there’s one thing that can make you uncomfortable all day, …

Shoulder Workouts: 3 Moves That Will Make Them Bigger​ | Men’s Health

<b>Chest-supported reverse flys</b> (using dumbbells like these) and <b>band pull-aparts</b> will strengthen your rear delts and your upper-back, which are often weakened due to desk jobs that have us sitting around hunched over for much of the day. (To help undo a day's worth of sitting, try doing this stretch a …

This 8-Move, Total-Body Workout From Kayla Itsines Looks Intense!

When it comes to weight loss and toning muscles, thousands upon thousands of women are all about Kayla Itsines and her BBG program. If you've never seen the amazing before-and-after transformations, they're so inspiring, you just might want to hop on the BBG boat immediately.<p>You can! Kayla recently …

Workouts

Keep your knees strong with this simple workout - Health - ABC News

Whether you're an athlete or a desk jockey, you need to look after your knees.<p>They're among the most complex joints in the body and we rely on our …

Exercise

All Your Questions About Painting Kitchen Cabinets, Answered

Painting kitchen cabinets is a big job (even if you have a tiny kitchen!), so it makes sense that you'd have a lot of questions about the process. …

Home Improvement

Photo Basics: Here Are the Best Camera Settings for Capturing Just About Any Scene Imaginable (VIDEO)

Today’s modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are truly wonders of technology, offering all the creative control necessary for handling just about any …

This 4-Exercise Circuit Will Set Your Abs on Fire

Learn SWEAT trainer Kelsey Wells's simple but OMG-so-effective ab workout. It's just four moves! But each move will focus on the abs and core in a unique way. Also, be sure to check out Kelsey Wells's Post-Pregnancy Program in the SWEAT App.<p><b>Directions</b><br>Set your timer for seven minutes and aim to …

Tip: The Easiest Hip Flexor Stretch

Sit on your butt a lot? Have low back issues? You need this simple stretch.<p>If you're like the average American, you sit 7.7 hours per day. This …

Yoga

The Best Primer for Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Painting your kitchen cabinets is easy — it's all the prep that goes into it that's hard. Removing the doors (and getting everything labeled so you …

Home Improvement