Vitamin D lowers risk of cancer death, fish oil reduces odds of heart attack, study suggests

A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the omega-3 oil can dramatically reduce the odds of a heart attack while vitamin D’s benefits seem to come from lowering the risk of death from cancer.

Media more to blame for dividing US than Trump, new poll suggests

Since he became president, many in the media have blamed Donald Trump for stoking division in the United States, but a new poll shows that while many agree that Trump deserves blame, more point the finger at the media itself. The Politico/Morning Consult poll, released on Thursday, showed that 56 percent of Americans felt Trump […]

China suggests Trump should ditch ‘tapped’ iPhones for Huawei

China is trolling Trump. In an official response to the allegations that it and Russia are spying on the President’s trio of iPhones, a top-ranking Chinese official said: “If they are very worried about iPhones being tapped, they can use Huawei.” The snarky reply signals to the ban on the use of Huawei devices by […]

Rand Paul suggests cutting off military aid to Saudi Arabia until missing journalist is found

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish […]

‘They’ve got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he was murdered by Saudi agents

Chris McGrath/Getty Images The case surrounding Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Washington Post columnist who disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Istanbul, raised more concerns after mounting evidence suggested he was murdered. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, published write-ups that were critical of the Saudi government. He had been living in the US state of Virginia. […]