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Scientists edit human embryo genes in US first

Added: 28.07.2017 1:29 | 13 views | 0 comments

For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping babies avoid inherited diseases. (July 27)


US orders diplomats' families to leave Venezuelan capital

Added: 28.07.2017 1:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States is ordering relatives of American diplomats to leave the Venezuelan capital ahead of a polarizing vote planned for Sunday to start rewriting the country's constitution


Americans are quitting smoking in higher numbers

Added: 28.07.2017 1:13 | 3 views | 0 comments

In the United States, the smoking cessation rate increased for the first time in 15 years, found a population-level analysis of national surveys conducted from 2001 to 2015. The study suggests e-cigarettes helped users of the electronic devices to quit smoking traditional cigarettes.

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Top U.S. general says no changes yet to transgender policy

Added: 27.07.2017 23:39 | 13 views | 0 comments

The United States' top general told the military on Thursday there had been no change yet to Pentagon policy on transgender personnel, after President Donald Trump's announcement of his plans to ban them appeared to catch senior officers by surprise.


Senate to vote on Russia sanctions bill; Putin threatens retaliation

Added: 27.07.2017 22:16 | 14 views | 0 comments

The United States Senate will vote on Thursday on a bill that would impose new sanctions on Russia, a U.S. senator said, legislation that has angered Moscow who have threatened to retaliate against the measure.


Shelby: Trump’s criticism of Sessions is ‘not productive at all’

Added: 27.07.2017 21:30 | 12 views | 0 comments

Sen. Richard C. Shelby (R-Ala.) on July 27 said Attorney General “Jeff Sessions, like all Cabinet members, work for the United States of America, they don’t work for the president.” Trump has criticized Sessions repeatedly in recent days.

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Trump awards Medal of Valor to baseball shooting first responders

Added: 27.07.2017 21:10 | 10 views | 0 comments

President Trump recognized David Bailey and Crystal Griner, members of the United States Capitol Police who responded to a shooting at a congressional baseball practice.

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Trump honors baseball shooting first responders

Added: 27.07.2017 21:10 | 9 views | 0 comments

President Trump recognized the first responders to the June 14 shooting involving Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.). Members of the United States Capitol Police and the Alexandria Police Department attended.

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Los Angeles FC hire Bob Bradley for inaugural MLS season

Added: 27.07.2017 20:46 | 9 views | 0 comments

Former United States national Team coach Bob Bradley will lead Los Angeles FC in its inaugural MLS season in 2018, the team announced on Thursday. Bradley, 59, most recently coached Swansea City in the Premier League but was fired only 11 games into his tenure at the Liberty Stadium. He returns to MLS for the first time since 2006, ...]


What are urban heat islands?

Added: 27.07.2017 20:26 | 4 views | 0 comments

Mirroring their increasing populations, the United States’ current 10 largest cities have gradually become warmer over the past century.


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