The discovery comes just days after President Donald Trump said he was looking forward to another summit with Kim Jong Un to discuss denuclearization. [...]
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The world's billionaires became 12 percent more wealthy last year, while wealth for the poor half of the world's population declined by 11 percent, according to a new Oxfam study. Paul O'Brien, vice president of campaigns at Oxfam, joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero with more details. [...]
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Sen. Kamala Harris announces 2020 bid; Democratic field grows for 2020 presidential race [...]
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He Jiankui evaded supervision of his work and violated research norms because he wanted to be famous — and could face prosecution for using CRISPR technology, authorities said [...]
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On-demand food delivery startup Munchery is ceasing operations effective immediately, the startup announced in an e-mail to customers on Monday. Founded in 2010, the San Francisco-based business had raised a total of $125 million in venture capital funding, reaching a valuation of $300 million with an $87 million round in 2015, according to PitchBook. Munchery was backed by Greycroft, ACME Ventures (formerly known as Sherpa Capital), Menlo Ventures, e.Ventures, Cota Capital, M13 and [...]
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Helicopters and lifeboats battle worsening weather to find plane believed to be a Piper Malibu bound for Cardiff from FranceAn air and sea search has been launched after a plane disappeared from radar over the English Channel. Rescue teams were scrambled to waters north of Alderney in the Channel Islands after the light aircraft vanished on Monday evening, Guernsey police said. Continue reading... [...]
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The Trump Offer
President Trump offered Democrats an immigration deal over the weekend to end the government shutdown. It was a reasonable proposal to exchange a temporary amnesty for beneficiaries of DACA (the so-called Dreamers) and TPS (illegal immigrants who supposedly couldn't go home because of war or natural disasters) for $5.7 billion for border barriers, $800 million for humanitarian programs at the border, some changes in asylum rules, and more border agents and immigration judges. [...]
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Ivanka Trump's company received preliminary approval from the Chinese government for another five trademarks this month, as her father's administration pushes ahead on trade negotiations with China. [...]
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Company's acting CEO says staff are ‘heartbroken' following loss of founder, which comes months after he was removed from his roleBrandon Truaxe, the founder and former CEO of cosmetic skincare company Deciem, which is behind the cult brand The Ordinary, has died at 40.The cause of death has not yet been released. Truaxe was best known for setting up Canada-based skincare brand The Ordinary, which sells “luxury” products at affordable prices and has been endorsed [...]
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Police to investigate He Jiankui after last year's claim to have altered the DNA of twin girlsA second woman fell pregnant during the experiment to create the world's first genetically edited babies, Chinese authorities have confirmed, as the researcher behind the claim faces a police investigation.He Jiankui shocked the scientific community last year after announcing he had successfully altered the genes of twin girls born in November to prevent them contracting HIV. Continue reading... [...]
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