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In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

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Scientists in China have published similar studies with mixed results. A person familiar with the research says " many tens" of human IVF embryos were created for the experiment using the donated sperm of men carrying inherited disease mutations. Read More »

Charlie Gard: Great Ormond Street staff report suffering 'shocking and disgraceful abuse'

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Charlie suffers from a rare genetic condition called mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome that causes progressive muscle weakness and has left him with brain damage and unable to breathe without a ventilator. As The Guardian reports, the Great Ormond Street Hospital has now received thousands of abusive messages from those opposed to removing Charlie Gard from life support. Read More »

Community Gathers to Honor Life of Justine Damond

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The department had only had the body cameras for eight months, so it was "not second nature" for them, she said. The chief had been out of town on a personal trip and faced questions about her absence since the shooting. "I would prefer that Officer Noor would speak - whether it be to our internal process or to the BCA". Noor shot her once through the window. "An officer should have them on and that is what we are trying to identify", Chief Harteau said. Read More »

19,5 million people on life-saving HIV/Aids treatment - UNAIDS

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However, progress towards the 90-90-90 targets has been inadequate in the Middle East and North Africa and Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Meanwhile, the gains made with the Ante Retro Viral (ARV) drugs which is used to manage persons living with HIV may be lost, if nothing was done urgently to address the rising resistance of the virus to available medications. Read More »

Trillion-ton iceberg breaks off from Antarctic ice shelf

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The 2,200-square-mile (5,800-square-kilometer) iceberg, which weighs more than 1 trillion tons, is one of the largest ever recorded. Luckman said more icebergs might break off, or the ice shelf could regrow. National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ), which images in the thermal infrared at a resolution of 1 kilometer, and confirmed by another instrument. Read More »

SECMD17 Notebook: Orgeron's experience key to success at LSU

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Saban would go on to win sole national championships at Alabama in 2009, '11, '12 and '15. "I'm very grateful for my time at Ole Miss". He came back. I've been given the opportunity to represent right down the street from LSU. He may have been ready to be a head coach. Two days after the regular season, LSU announced he had earned the full-time job. Read More »

Indian forces martyr two Civilians along LoC: ISPR

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The army men effectively and strongly retaliated, Mehta said. A police official said some mortar shells fired by Pakistani troops in Gulpur sector landed in civilian areas. They said the army men returned the fire and in the brief exchange of gunfire, three army men including a Captain-rank officer were injured. The latest incident happened as escalation along the LoC has been seen since a militant attack on an army center in the Indian-controlled Kashmir killed 19 soldiers on September 18 ... Read More »

Dawson in Lord's Test XI

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Joe Root expects England's Test team to put right the wrongs of a year ago and has tipped the recalled Gary Ballance - the first big decision of his fledgling captaincy tenure - to demonstrate he is different player to the one dropped from the side in the winter. Read More »

Can't have single or two GST rates immediately, says Jaitley

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The controversy has been simmering in Kashmir since New Delhi's announcement that it was going to roll out the new tax regime. The strike comes two days after the government once again failed to break the ice on implementation of GST in the state as the All Party Consultative Group (APCG) meeting called to build consensus on the tax regime was inconclusive on Thursday. Read More »

Walk and Concert to Support Yingying Zhang taking place tomorrow night

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Yingying Zhang was last seen on June 9 getting into a black Saturn Astra in Urbana. Yingying Zhang, a Chinese scholar studying at the University of IL, disappeared a few weeks after arriving at the university. Zhang was last seen wearing a pink and white shirt, jeans, charcoal baseball cap, and white tennis shoes. Before she got into the vehicle, she spoke to the driver of the auto. Read More »

Does Driving While High Create More Crashes?

Additionally, researchers found when comparing these states to immediate surrounding states with similar crash frequency patterns, claims were 14 percent higher in Colorado, 6.2 percent higher in Washington and 4.5 percent higher in Oregon. Read More »

Best airline staff in Africa

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In addition, since the airspace closures began, the airline has been providing regular communications through its increased global call centre capacity and new, flexible call-back function on its Facebook page. Qatar Airways has flown into first place at the "Oscars of aviation", taking home the Airline of the Year award. The award comes as the Doha-based airline struggles to deal with an attempt by Qatar's neighbors to isolate the country. Read More »

Half support Trump travel ban

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Kellyanne Conway's husband, George Conway, sent out a critical tweet of President Donald Trump after the president reiterated his commitment to his "original travel ban". The lawyer then launched into a tweetstorm explaining his views and clarifying that he "VERY, VERY STRONGLY" supports Trump, his administration, policies, the executive order itself, "and of course, my wonderful wife". Read More »

Cloudy skies, rain expected into the midweek

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On Tuesday night , rain showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then a chance of rain showers. Monday's thermometer should hit the mark around 92 degrees. Showers & storms will be likely on and off through the day. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Wednesday night , there will be a low of 60 with mostly clear skies, according to the weather service. Read More »

Trudeau, Sophie meet Pope Francis briefly at Vatican

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau meet with Pope Francis for a private audience at the Vatican on Monday, May 29, 2017. Fontaine said. In its report, the commission recommended the Catholic Church issue a formal apology for its part in the residential school system. Read More »

CBSE Class 12 Results: Topper Raksha Gopal scored 99.6 per cent

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An overwhelmed Ranjani Gopal, Raksha's mother, while speaking about her Chairperson's Appreciation Award-winning daughter said, she was a diligent student who never postponed her studies to the last minute. Students can access the result from www.gseb.orgfrom 8am onwards. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar congratulated all successful students after the results were declared. Read More »

Federal judge orders re-sentencing of Lee Boyd Malvo, second DC sniper

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US District Judge Raymond A. Jackson yesterday overturned those four sentences and ordered the courts that imposed them to consider new sentences. "The Supreme Court has decided that the Miller rule is a substantive rule of constitutional law that is so fundamental that it requires retroactive application", Jackson concluded. Read More »

Cosatu: Zuma is no longer welcome

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The congress comes after a Cosatu resolution that President Jacob Zuma should step down , but Dlamini has been under pressure, criticised for seemingly taking a soft stance against Zuma. However the federation said its president Sdumo Dlamini was not asked to apologise for attending Zuma's birthday bash in Soweto on April 21. "The issue of discomfort around the president attending - the ANC said it is them that shall decide who attends the May Day rally", Losi said. Read More »

State AGs Announce $33M Deal With J&J Over OTC Drugs

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The recalls came amid reports of product oddities, including strange odors and particles found in liquid medicines that the company produced. Joseph Aspirin, Sudafed, Pepcid, Mylanta, Rolaids, Zyrtec and Zyrtec Eye Drops, all manufactured and distributed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division. Read More »

Study finds chocolate may decrease risk of irregular heartbeat

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With as many as 6.1 million Americans estimated to be suffering from AFib, according to the Centers for Disease Control , the study's lead author, Elizabeth Mostofsky of Harvard's T.H. However, doctors from the Duke Centre for Atrial Fibrillation in North Carolina have urged caution, highlighting that the chocolate eaters in the study were healthier and more highly educated - factors associated with better general health - which might have influenced the findings . Read More »

USA sues Fiat Chrysler for cheating on emissions tests

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' proposed fix for Ram and Jeep vehicles equipped with the company's 3.0-liter diesel V-6 is not enough to satisfy the U.S. " Fiat Chrysler joins the long list of automakers who have put our clean air and health of our families in the back seat by cheating on emissions tests", he said in the statement. Read More »

Poor and disabled big losers in Trump budget; military wins

And let's be clear about this: These cuts would deeply affect poor white Americans, who were instrumental in voting Trump into office. "In these risky times, this public safety and national security budget blueprint is a message to the world - a message of American strength, security and resolve", Trump said . Read More »