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‘It is time to make’ three-person babies

NOVEMBER 30, 2016

It is time to start making babies from three people, according to scientists advising the UK’s fertility regulator.

The move has been described as “historic”, and the regulator will make its decision next month.

Doctors want to make babies from three people to prevent diseases that starve the body of energy, leading to brain damage, muscle wasting and heart failure.

However, fresh evidence suggests it will fail in one in eight pregnancies.
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Dylann Roof to Represent Himself at Trial in Charleston Church Shootings

By Kevin Sack NOVEMBER 28, 2016

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ATLANTA — A federal judge on Monday granted Dylann S. Roof’s request to represent himself in his hate crimes trial on charges of killing nine African-American parishioners at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., raising the possibility that the avowed white supremacist could cross-examine survivors and family members of the deceased.
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Donald Trump alleges widespread voter fraud in California. There’s no evidence to back it up

President-elect Donald Trump not only alleged widespread national voter fraud in a series of messages posted on Twitter on Sunday, but took the time in one tweet to target the ballots cast in California as an example of the problem. Trump called the fraud “serious” in the state, along with Virginia and New Hampshire, and blamed media “bias” for the lack of coverage the allegations have received.
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