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World News China seems to confirm scientist's gene-edited babies claim
Author: 0 China seems to confirm scientist's gene-edited babies claim

He Jiankui made headlines last November after claiming he altered human embryos with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life - resulting in the birth of genetically edited twin girls. He was an associate professor at SUSTech, one of the top-ranked research universities in China . Neither He nor a representative could be reached for comment on Monday.

World News Researchers find 20 secret missile sites in North Korea
Author: 0 Researchers find 20 secret missile sites in North Korea

President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's right-hand man at the White House for an hour and a half on Friday. -North Korea summit. -North Korea summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. On the other hand, Harry Kazianis of the Center for the National Interest suggested the second Trump-Kim summit could present an opportunity to "flesh out a comprehensive, integrated agreement" on denuclearization, as opposed to the vague promises that ...

World News Death toll in ship fire near Kerch Strait rises to 14
Author: 0 Death toll in ship fire near Kerch Strait rises to 14

Rescuers rushed to the scene and have picked up more than three dozen sailors, mainly nationals from Turkey and India . The ministry added that both ships had a total of 31 crew members, including Indian and Turkish citizens. The accident struck close to the Kerch Strait, which has become a new flashpoint in tensions between Russian Federation and Ukraine. The Kerch Strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia controls access from the Black Sea to the Azov Sea, where ...

World News Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Hudson Valley, May feel -40
Author: 0 Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Hudson Valley, May feel -40

With the wind chill factored in, it will feel like -15 to -30 degrees. A milder air mass is expected to move in Tuesday , when the high will be -1C during the day. Day but high temps only reach as high as the low to mid teens with lighter winds NW 5-12 miles per hour. With winds and cloud cover gradually diminishing Tuesday night we'll have mostly sunny skies on Wednesday and highs in the upper 30s-low 40s with winds less than 15 miles per hour.

World News Democrat Kamala Harris announces presidential run
Author: 0 Democrat Kamala Harris announces presidential run

She portrayed herself as a fighter for justice, decency and equality in a video distributed by her campaign as she announced her bid. Said Harris in the clip: "The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values".

World News Pence Cites MLK In Promoting Trump's Plan to End Shutdown
Author: 0 Pence Cites MLK In Promoting Trump's Plan to End Shutdown

Great day. lovely day. "This is an insult to the American people that the president of the United States does not officially recognize or give any ceremony for Dr. from the National Action Network's annual MLK Day breakfast. Trump's tweet also included a Presidential Proclamation noting the Trump Administration's progress towards job creation and criminal justice reform-efforts for the "advancement of equality and justice for all Americans".

World News Caught on camera: Toddler walks over to police with hands up
Author: 0 Caught on camera: Toddler walks over to police with hands up

The initial clip racked up over 100,000 views over the weekend, forcing Tallahassee Police to release bodycam footage, following an internal investigation, to assuage public fears that police brutality had reached a new low. Chad M Bom and James W McMullen were taken into custody on shoplifting charges and police said a pellet gun was found in the back seat during a search of the truck.

World News Giuliani tries to clean up comments about Trump Tower Moscow
Author: 0 Giuliani tries to clean up comments about Trump Tower Moscow

MSNBC and CNN reported extensively on a "bombshell" report from BuzzFeed News that President Donald Trump directed his attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress, before shifting gears to a more defensive tone following the report's disputing by special counsel Robert Mueller's office .

World News Body of slain Israeli woman released by Australian coroner
Author: 0 Body of slain Israeli woman released by Australian coroner

Codey Herrmann was charged with one count of murder and one count of rape. A man accused of killing global student Aiia Maasarwe in Melbourne has returned to court for a brief hearing. Hundreds of people dressed in black held several vigils in Melbourne for Maasarwe on Friday, including filling the 86 tram, which she was believed to have ridden on her way home, with flowers.

World News Trump to hold second summit with Kim Jong Un in February
Author: 0 Trump to hold second summit with Kim Jong Un in February

Meanwhile, North Korea has quietly continuedbuilding up its ballistic missile bases and boasted of testing "ultramodern tactical weapons"-stark reminders that negotiations with Kim aren't as straightforward or simple as Trump may have initially hoped".

Author: 0 Fox News Puts Up Graphic Showing Ruth Bader Ginsburg Died

We believe she is still at home recovering from surgery. Mediaite's source tells us "The Technical Director dialed up that existing number expecting it to be the Fox & Friends animation and when he triggered it, the wrong animation ran on air".

World News Militants attack security base in Maidan Wardak province
Author: 0 Militants attack security base in Maidan Wardak province

An official said that two gunmen who tried to enter the compound were shot dead. Two senior interior ministry officials said precise casualty figures were not being released to prevent unrest within the armed forces. The provincial governor and spy chief traveling in the convoy were unharmed. That confrontation killed 150 Afghan security forces and 95 civilians dead, as well as hundreds of Taliban fighters, said officials then.

World News MLK Day 2019: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
Author: 0 MLK Day 2019: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Most sites of the park, including the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and King's birth home, have been closed since the partial government shutdown began on December 22. "This is yet another example of private organizations stepping up to ensure that our visitors from across the nation and around the world are able to have a meaningful experience at national parks".

Author: 0 World's richest people made $2.5 billion a day in 2018

The report also found that between 2017 and 2018 a new billionaire was created every two days. The research also includes that the number of billionaires has almost doubled since the financial crisis, yet wealthy individuals and corporations are paying lower rates of tax than they have in decades, thanks in part to the new tax law championed by President Trump.

World News U.S. Democratic Senator Kamala Harris enters presidential race
Author: 0 U.S. Democratic Senator Kamala Harris enters presidential race

The theme of Harris' campaign will be "For the People", and she is expected to formally announce her candidacy in a speech on January 27 in Oakland, California. Her team clearly sees her strongest potential for an early state victory in SC, where African-Americans made up 61 percent of the Democratic primary electorate in 2016.

World News Pipeline explosion in Mexico leaves 66 dead and 76 injured
Author: 0 Pipeline explosion in Mexico leaves 66 dead and 76 injured

Omar Fayad, governor of the state of Hidalgo, expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and hurt in the blast in Tlahuelilpan. "A lot of innocent people came here, perhaps their vehicle didn't have enough gasoline for tomorrow, and they said: 'I'm just going to go for a few liters, '" said farmer Isidoro Velasco, 51, who believed his nephew Mario Hidalgo was likely killed.

World News Russian Federation warns against U.S. 'arms race in space'
Author: 0 Russian Federation warns against U.S. 'arms race in space'

The release of the strategy was postponed previous year for unexplained reasons, though it came as Trump was trying to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. They're increasing their lethal strike capabilities and they're focused on building long-range missiles that can reach targets within the United States.

World News Theresa May unwilling to give ground on Brexit plan
Author: 0 Theresa May unwilling to give ground on Brexit plan

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator told RTE: "It's now for the United Kingdom leaders to build this stable and political majority for a deal". Tory MPs appear to be in agreement that if Mrs May adopts the same approach of trying to win around Labour MPs again then there is a serious risk of alienating her party and making "Plan B" even less likely to get through the Commons.

World News Winter Storm Warning extended until 7:00 pm
Author: 0 Winter Storm Warning extended until 7:00 pm

The snowfall is part of a wall of hazardous weather that trekked from the Dakotas and across the Great Lakes states, headed toward New England. The storm prompted the cancellation of a Special Olympics competition in upstate NY. Almost 200 athletes from around NY state were expected to compete in snowshoeing, snowboarding, cross country, and Nordic and Alpine skiing at West Mountain, just outside Glens Falls.

World News Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast
Author: 0 Extreme cold warning in effect for North Bay, northeast

That means afternoon hours won't be as cold and breezy and the advisory will be lifted, but it's still dangerously cold out. The weather service's State College office said as much as a foot of snow was reported in Wellsboro in Tioga County and 10 1/2 inches in Brookland in Potter County.

World News Yellow Vest protests hit Paris for 10th week in a row
Author: 0 Yellow Vest protests hit Paris for 10th week in a row

Around 7,000 demonstrators were registered in Paris and 27,000 across France, according to the French Ministry of Interior, while 84,000 people participated in the Yellow Vest protests last week. 30 people were arrested in Paris , police said. Many 'yellow vests see the debates as an attempt to drain support from their movement, which erupted in mid-November over fuel taxes but quickly grew into a broader anti-Macron and anti-globalisation revolt.

World News Some 60,000 Rally Against Macedonia Name Change Deal in Athens (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Author: 0 Some 60,000 Rally Against Macedonia Name Change Deal in Athens (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

In Athens , protests have taken place outside parliament over last year's deal between Greece and Macedonia. The move was made as on June 17 the agreement between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) was signed in the bordering town of Prespa in an attempt to solve their decades-long dispute over the name "Macedonia", with Greece objecting to its use because it was also the name of one of its regions.

World News May considering amending Good Friday deal to break Brexit impasse
Author: 0 May considering amending Good Friday deal to break Brexit impasse

May spoke to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday, and to European Union leaders Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk by telephone Friday to discuss where to go next on Brexit. 'Parliament has not got the right to hijack the Brexit process because Parliament said to the people of this country "We make a contract with you, you will make the decision and we will honour it "'.

World News Trump plans to make Dems an offer to end shutdown
Author: 0 Trump plans to make Dems an offer to end shutdown

The Transportation Security Administration reports that many of its staff have been calling out of work because they can't afford to get there. "Well, let's start off with, my reaction is, I don't know if the president is completely ignorant to history or if he has gone delusional to what happened a year ago when he ended the program himself", she said.

World News Attack on United Nations base in Mali kills 8 peacekeepers — United Nations source
Author: 0 Attack on United Nations base in Mali kills 8 peacekeepers — United Nations source

Netanyahu flew to Chad for a single-day visit Sunday, re-establishing ties with the Muslim-majority country after 47 years. The UN spokesman in Mali condemned what he described as a "cowardly" attack and called for a "robust" response. In November 2017, four peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed in attacks. In October 2014, nine troops of a Nigerian contingent were killed in the northeast.

World News UK's May 'looking at amending' Ireland peace deal
Author: 0 UK's May 'looking at amending' Ireland peace deal

Labour MP Hilary Benn, who chairs the Commons Brexit committee and is backing the same amendment , also rejected claims MPs were behaving unconstitutionally. "If she doesn't budge from that, we are at a position where we are facing a possible no-deal and therefore a public vote - it was the whole reason we moved our conference policy onto a public vote was to deal with that situation".

World News Judge finds Chicago policemen not guilty in conspiracy trial
Author: 0 Judge finds Chicago policemen not guilty in conspiracy trial

Prosecutors said that the fact all three officers seemed to tell the same story suggested that the three officers had conspired to weave together an account that might justify the 17-year-old's death and spare Van Dyke, who is white, from facing the scrutiny of a criminal investigation.

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