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First safe repair of disease-causing human embryo gene

New laboratory research suggests scientists have made a big step towards preventing a list of inherited diseases.

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Donald Trump signs 'flawed' Russia sanctions bill

US president grudgingly approves new sanctions in a move Russia says amounts to a full-scale trade war.

Donald Trump

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US senate confirms Christopher Wray as new FBI director

Christopher Wray inherits the job at a challenging time given Trump's ousting of Comey, who was admired within the FBI.

Christopher Wray

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Tillerson: US not seeking regime change in North Korea

US secretary of state asks Pyongyang to halt its nuclear programme, telling North Koreans, "we are not your enemy".

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E-voting firm: Venezuela turnout figures 'manipulated'

Provider of voting machines says turnout of July 30 election for National Constituent Assembly was 'manipulated'.

Smartmatic

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Opposition leaders Lopez and Ledezma sent to jail

Opposition figures critical of vote sent to jail as court says they were planning to flee, drawing criticism from UN.

Lopez (L) and Ledezma (R)

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Nicolas Maduro defiant as US slaps him with sanctions

Washington directly hit Nicolas Maduro with punishing measures after controversial vote to create constituent assembly.

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Hacked emails reveal UAE influence on US think tanks

UAE envoy to United States wielded considerable clout over think tanks run by senior officials under Barack Obama.

Yousef al-Otaiba

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Venezuela faces more isolation after controversial vote

Mexico, Colombia and Peru join US rejecting Venezuela's election results as Washington imposes sanctions on Maduro.

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Scaramucci ousted as White House communications chief

Removal after just 11 days in the role comes hours after President Trump's new chief of staff John Kelly was sworn in.

Anthony Scaramucci

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Actors, writers quit White House committee over Trump

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Steve Bannon out as Trump's top strategist: White House

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Global warming: July continues the upward trend

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Venezuela: New prosecutor vows to jail protest leaders

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US judge orders deportation of Palestinian activist

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Charlottesville: Heyer's mother address mourners

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