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China says it is 'ready to work with US'

China says it is 'ready to work with US'

Business
China has said it is "ready to work" with the US, suggesting progress in trade talks between the two countries.It said it would be willing to work with the US to "implement the important consensus" reached at December's G20.At the Buenos Aires summit the two countries agreed to suspend new trade tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks.China's statement comes after President Donald Trump tweeted "big progress" was being made in relations after a call with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Skip Twitter post by @realDonaldTrump Just had a long and very good call with President Xi of China. Deal is moving along very well. If made, it will be very comprehensive, covering all subjects,...
'All of Us' biobank to store 34 million samples for medical research

'All of Us' biobank to store 34 million samples for medical research

Health
July 11 (UPI) -- On the sprawling Mayo Clinic campus in Minnesota, a 60,000-square foot-building houses one of the most important projects of the esteemed 154-year-old medical institution. Eventually, the climate-controlled, highly secured building in Rochester will hold 34 million samples -- blood, urine and saliva -- collected from 1 million people. The National Institute of Health's All of Us project is collecting those samples from volunteers around the nation in a quest for detailed health profiles to advance medical care worldwide. "If we take a look at medical research, drug discoveries, diagnostic discoveries, how to detect disease, all of this is research," Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, program director for the Mayo Clinic Biobank, told UPI. "All of the researchers use repositories. Yo...
Emmy nod for NBC's 'This Is Us' revoked

Emmy nod for NBC's 'This Is Us' revoked

Entertainment
Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The Television Academy said it has revoked an Emmy nomination for the NBC drama This Is Us in the contemporary costume category because the episode submitted did not meet the criteria for the category.In order to qualify for consideration in the "outstanding contemporary costume" category, a show must spend at least 51 percent of screen time set in modern times, defined as the last 25 years. This Is Us relies heavily on flashbacks to tell the story of an ensemble cast that all share the same birthday.The academy said the episode submitted for consideration, "Moonshadow" was "predominantly period" and set in the 1970s, thus making it ineligible, Variety reported.This Is Us received 10 other Emmy nominations. Costume designer Hala Bahmet, assistant costume designer Marina Ray...

NBC announces return dates for 'This is Us,' 'Will & Grace'

Entertainment
June 19 (UPI) -- Season 2 of the celebrated, family drama This is Us is to premiere on NBC Sept. 26.Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders will begin airing that evening, as well.The network announced the debuts along with the rest of its fall schedule Monday.The new edition of The Voice will begin Sept. 25, the same night the Anne Heche-Mike Vogel thriller The Brave starts.Sept. 27 will see the returns of Law & Order: SVU and Chicago P.D.Will & Grace is back after an 11-year hiatus, joining the sitcom lineup of Superstore, The Good Place and Great News, on Sept. 28.The Blacklist will kick off its new season on Oct. 4 and Blindspot will resume Oct. 27.Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com