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Chinese University 'Shocked' By Researcher’s Report of First CRISPR Gene-Edited Human Babies

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:37

After a scientist claimed that he had produced the first human babies born after editing their genomes with a new technique called CRISPR, his university is investigating his report


Best Cyber Monday Deals on Instant Pot and Other Small Appliances

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:34

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Congress Preparing Itself For New Influx of Mothers

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:09

The election of 2018, in addition to putting the Democrats in power in the House of Representatives, has put a large group of new lawmakers in power in Washington. Among that delegation is more than 100 women, including the first two Muslim women in Congress, while Nancy Pelosi, who was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House, is expected to return to that office. Among the women taking seats in Congress in 2019 are several – more than ever before, in fact- who are the mothers of young children.


Gwyneth Paltrow Has Peaceful Thanksgiving With Ex Chris Martin And His Current Girlfriend, Dakota Johnson

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 14:05

There’s no bad blood in Gwyneth Paltrow’s family, People is reporting. Paltrow recently reunited with her ex-husband, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, to have a Thanksgiving meal with their kids — Apple, age 14, and Moses, age 12. Also in attendance was Martin’s current girlfriend, Dakota Johnson.


Romaine lettuce still causing major e coli outbreaks across US and now spreading to Canada

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 13:55

Investigators are still working to identify the source of batches of romaine lettuce believed to be linked to multiple outbreaks of E. coli spreading across the United States and Canada. The Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has not yet released updates regarding the total number of people taken ill during the major outbreaks since it issued a warning last week that identified at least 32 cases across 11 states. The outbreak now appears to have spread to Canada, with health officials and investigators believing more than 20 cases of E. coli in Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick were linked to the spread in the US.


On solo Zambia trip, Prince Harry offers help to boost elephant numbers

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 13:51

Britain's Prince Harry on Monday offered Zambia support with boosting the country's dwindling elephant population, as he began a two-day working visit without his pregnant wife Meghan. The Duke of Sussex, 34, was received at Lusaka airport by dignitaries and colorfully-dressed traditional dancers, later holding a closed-door meeting with Zambian President Edgar Lungu and his ministers. As president of animal conservation charity African Parks, Harry offered to bring elephants from neighboring Botswana.


Early US data show big jump in online holiday shopping

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 13:04

Early sales data released Monday and over the weekend suggested a strong start to the US holiday shopping season but analysts said it was too soon to declare victory overall. As of 1500 GMT, US shoppers had already doled out $531 million in online sales on "Cyber Monday," according to Adobe Analytics. Cyber Monday, the retail industry's big e-commerce push that comes just days after "Black Friday" opens the holiday shopping season, was expected to yield a total of $7.8 billion, up 18.3 percent from last year and in line to become the biggest e-commerce day in US history.


Tunisians protest planned visit by Saudi crown prince

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:46

Tunisia's presidency has said the de facto Saudi ruler would visit the North African nation for several hours on Tuesday as part of a regional tour, without providing details on the programme. Saudi Arabia has faced intense global criticism over the killing of insider-turned-critic Khashoggi in its Istanbul consulate on October 2. "No to the desecration of Tunisia, country of the revolution" read a large banner displayed at the National Union of Tunisian Journalists, depicting a man in traditional Saudi dress holding a chainsaw with his back to the camera.


The Internet Was Happy to Help Reunite These Long-Lost Childhood BFFs

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:40

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The Coming War over Ukraine?

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:29

The danger of escalation is real and must be treated as such.


Yahoo News Explains: What’s next for Brexit?

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 12:03

The United Kingdom has taken another step towards securing a Brexit deal with the European Union. “This deal delivers what people voted for and it is in the national interest,” U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said.


Macron's government stands tough against violent protesters

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:56

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's government vowed Monday an "uncompromising" stance toward troublemakers who use protests over rising fuel taxes to damage businesses and clash with police — including in the heart of Paris, on the glittering Champs-Elysees.


NASA InSight spacecraft set to touch down on Mars on Monday

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:56

This will be the first Mars landing attempted by NASA in six years.


Trump asks why Mueller hasn't interviewed 'hundreds' of campaign staffers without Russian contacts

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:43

The president expressed fresh frustration with the special counsel's investigation into his campaign’s contacts with Russia.


Liz Weston: 5 guidelines for holiday tipping

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:47

Holiday tips are a way to thank the people who make your life easier. So why is it so hard to figure out whom to tip and how much?


Fox News Guest Defends Tear Gas Use On Migrants: You Can 'Put It On Your Nachos'

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:24

A “Fox & Friends” guest on Monday downplayed the controversy surrounding U.S. Border Patrol’s use of tear gas against migrants in Mexico.


The 2019 Bentley Continental GT Convertible Carries On a Grand Touring Tradition

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:20

Bentley carries elegance into the third generation.


Watchdog mulls sending team to Syria after gas attack

Top Stories - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:19

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog is considering sending inspectors to investigate an alleged poison gas attack by rebels in Syria that wounded dozens, its director-general said Monday.


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