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HONG KONG  | US biologist: Gene-editing work a failure of self-regulation

HONG KONG  — A leader of an international conference on gene editing said Wednesday that the work of a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies showed a failure of self-regulation among scientists. Nobel laureate David Baltimore said the work of the scientist who made the claim would “be … Continue reading HONG KONG  | US biologist: Gene-editing work a failure of self-regulation

LONDON | Bank of England preparing Brexit deal verdict next week

LONDON — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney gave a guarded welcome to Prime Minister Theresa May‘s Brexit deal as he confirmed the bank would deliver its verdict on the agreement next week. Addressing lawmakers Tuesday, Carney said the withdrawal agreement would eliminate some of the uncertainty that has surrounded the British economy since the … Continue reading LONDON | Bank of England preparing Brexit deal verdict next week

LONDON | Bank of England to publish Brexit deal analysis next week

LONDON— The Bank of England will publish its economic analysis of Prime Minister Theresa May‘s Brexit deal next week as well as an assessment of what would happen if Britain crashes out of the European Union with no deal. The assessments will be sent to lawmakers on the Treasury Select Committee on Nov. 29 “in … Continue reading LONDON | Bank of England to publish Brexit deal analysis next week

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Judge orders White House to return Acosta pass

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on the legal challenge to the White House’s decision to strip CNN reporter Jim Acosta of his White House press credentials (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A federal judge in Washington is ordering the Trump administration to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. U.S. District … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Judge orders White House to return Acosta pass

LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Gio and the bullpen as NLCS begins

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: STARTING OFF Clayton Kershaw starts for the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series against Brewers left-hander Gio Gonzalez and — more notably — Milwaukee‘s deep bullpen. Josh Hader and the rest of the club’s lights-out relievers have helped the Brewers win 11 straight … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs Gio and the bullpen as NLCS begins

LYON, France | Wife says Interpol officer sent knife image as danger signal

LYON, France — The wife of the missing president of Interpol says her husband sent her an image of a knife before he disappeared during a trip to their native China. Making her first public comments on the mystery surrounding Meng Hongwei’s whereabouts, Grace Meng told reporters in Lyon, France on Sunday she thinks the … Continue reading LYON, France | Wife says Interpol officer sent knife image as danger signal

LOS ANGELES | Kershaw: No gut punch in not starting Game 1 of NLDS

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw says he accepts the reasons he was given for not starting Game 1 of the National League Division Series. Whether the three-time NL Cy Young Award winner agrees with them may be altogether different. The Los Angeles Dodgers chose to go with Hyun-Jin Ryu in their series opener against the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Kershaw: No gut punch in not starting Game 1 of NLDS

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Eric Reid undecided on protests, won’t drop grievance vs NFL

CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Eric Reid says he has not made up his mind how he’ll protest racial injustices in the future and that he is not dropping his collusion grievance against the NFL. Reid signed a one-year contract with the Carolina Panthers on Thursday and in his first public comments since rejoining the NFL, he said … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Eric Reid undecided on protests, won’t drop grievance vs NFL