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HONG KONG | The Latest: China halts work by team on gene-edited babies

HONG KONG— The Latest on a Chinese scientist’s claim to have made the world’s first gene-edited babies (all times local): 7:30 p.m. China’s government has ordered a halt to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies. Vice Minister of Science and Technology Xu Nanping told state … Continue reading HONG KONG | The Latest: China halts work by team on gene-edited babies

LONDON | Court throws out extradition request for Turkish critic

LONDON — A British judge on Wednesday rejected the Turkish government’s request to extradite a prominent critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, calling the case “politically motivated.” Judge John Zani refused to extradite Hamdi Akin Ipek, 54, a media tycoon whose newspapers and television stations were seized by the Turkish leadership after the attempted coup … Continue reading LONDON | Court throws out extradition request for Turkish critic

BRUSSELS | The Latest: N Ireland party leader rejects Brexit deal

BRUSSELS  — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 5 p.m. The leader of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party has used her keynote speech at the annual conference to reject the British government’s planned Brexit deal. Arlene Foster said in Belfast on Saturday that the deal agreed by Prime Minister Theresa May is unacceptable … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: N Ireland party leader rejects Brexit deal

LONDON | The Latest: France’s Le Pen blames EU for Brexit

LONDON — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 1:50 p.m. French far-right leader Marine Le Pen is blaming the policies of the European Union for Britain’s exit from the bloc. “If the EU wasn’t what it is now, the United Kingdom would still have been a member of a structure that respects … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: France’s Le Pen blames EU for Brexit

ELKO, Nevada | No unified backing in Congress to Trump’s arms treaty move

ELKO, Nevada — President Donald Trump says his intention to scrap a landmark arms control agreement Russia follows years of violations by Moscow in developing prohibited weapons, and “we’re not going to be the only one to adhere to it.” The Kremlin said the pullout “would be a very dangerous step.” Members of Congress offered … Continue reading ELKO, Nevada | No unified backing in Congress to Trump’s arms treaty move

PARIS | Student threatens teacher with fake gun outside Paris

PARIS  — France’s president has called for stronger punishments for students who threaten teachers after a pupil brandished a fake gun in a classroom. A video that went viral earlier this week showed the student standing in a classroom outside Paris threatening his teacher with the fake gun as he tried to force her to … Continue reading PARIS | Student threatens teacher with fake gun outside Paris

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Turkish police arrive at Saudi consul residence

ANKARA, Turkey— The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 5:30 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says America takes the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi “seriously.” Pompeo made the comments … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Turkish police arrive at Saudi consul residence

LOS ANGELES | Hernandez apologizes after criticizing quiet Dodgers fans

LOS ANGELES — Dodgers infielder Enrique Hernandez apologized Tuesday after complaining “the fans had no energy” during Los Angeles‘ Game 3 loss in the NL Championship Series. Hernandez tweeted a statement claiming his comments were taken out of context. He said he was “really frustrated” following a 4-0 loss to the Brewers on Monday night … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Hernandez apologizes after criticizing quiet Dodgers fans