The UK Government Wants to Sequence Your Baby’s Genome

The UK Government Wants to Sequence Your Baby’s Genome
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Genomics England plans to test out a program that will offer whole genome sequencing to newborns—opening up a Pandora’s box of ethical concerns.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 12:20:01 | News

At least two people are reported to have died as Britain was battered by severe weather with winds reaching speeds of over 90 mph (144 km/h) in some areas.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 12:19:46 | News

Countries around the world imposed travel restrictions after the discovery of a new Covid-19 variant in South Africa, more than 2.3 million Americans traveled by air for Thanksgiving, and in Asia-Pacific, New Zealand and the Philippines revealed new reopening plans.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 11:49:51 | News

The romance of rail travel has seduced many travelers over the years. Sitting in a train as it slips quietly out of a city, along tunnels and viaducts, sneaking glimpses of people's backyards before rolling into open countryside is one of life's true pleasures.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 10:37:46 | News

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai "is not free from censorship or coercion."

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 10:15:26 | News

The press conference in Dubai ahead of the World Chess Championship is running 30 minutes late. However, that hasn't quelled the feverish anticipation of the crowd of journalists clambering for a good spot to photograph Magnus Carlsen, the world's best chess player.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 10:15:04 | News

Most college students can't wait for their 21st birthdays. But Lakshmi Parvathinathan is terrified.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 09:35:10 | News

A new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant first identified in South Africa has prompted a fresh round of travel restrictions across the world and raised concern about what may be next in the pandemic.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 07:04:17 | News

One person was shot at the Tacoma Mall in Washington state on Friday night, sending shoppers scrambling for safety, officials said.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 06:39:10 | News

Three charred bodies have been found in a burned out building in the Chinatown district of the Solomon Islands' capital, Honiara -- the first reported fatalities after three days of violent protests that saw more than 100 people arrested.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 05:50:53 | News

At least 19 people were killed and 20 more injured on Friday when a passenger bus traveling on a highway in central Mexico crashed into a house, authorities said.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 05:19:44 | News

As China cracked down on the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, the Taiwanese public watched on anxiously. Some fear they could be next to see harsher clampdowns as China steps up pressure on the democratic island of 24 million to "unify" with the mainland. CNN's Will Ripley reports.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 04:43:41 | News

Environment Canada has issued its first "red alert" for British Columbia ahead of what officials are characterizing as a dangerous weather system expected to push more atmospheric rivers into the province.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 02:35:03 | News

One person was shot and killed at the entrance of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego Friday, authorities have confirmed to CNN.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 01:40:13 | News

In just five years, Lin Fei-fan went from charging into Taiwan's legislature and occupying the building with hundreds of students to a senior job for the island's ruling party.

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CNN.com | 27. 11. 2021 00:40:06 | News

Stephen Sondheim, the renowned composer of "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd," "Gypsy," "Sunday in the Park with George" and other essential works of musical theater, died early Friday morning at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut, according to the New York Times. He was 91.

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Vice.com | 26. 11. 2021 23:14:29 | News

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Wired.com | 26. 11. 2021 21:54:42 | News

Keep your belly full, your kids busy, and your digital life secure with these Black Friday deals on subscription services.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 21:32:00 | News

President Joe Biden will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other countries starting Monday as a new coronavirus variant has emerged, administration officials told CNN.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 21:31:14 | News

The government of Malawi has defended its decision to invite the former heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson to become the country's official cannabis ambassador following a backlash over his conviction for rape in the 1990s.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 21:31:11 | News

The Department of the Interior on Friday released a long-awaited review of oil and gas drilling on federal lands and oceans that recommends an increase in leasing fees and consideration of environmental concerns in leasing decisions. But the report largely sidesteps climate change issues, and does not recommend a halt to new oil and gas leasing -- ...

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 21:31:05 | News

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) says that House minority leader Kevin McCarthy does not have the votes to be House speaker if the Republicans take back the House in the midterms.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 21:31:03 | News

Brian Laundrie's parents discovered a handgun was missing when they voluntarily surrendered their firearms to law enforcement the same day they informed authorities that their son was missing, according to the family's attorney, Steven Bertolino.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 20:56:11 | News

Salim Abdool Karim, an epidemiologist and former head of South Africa's Ministerial Advisory Committee on Covid-19, tells CNN's Becky Anderson why he's worried about the new Omicron Covid variant.

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Vice.com | 26. 11. 2021 20:53:10 | News

The bans will impact foreign nationals coming from seven southern African countries.

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Wired.com | 26. 11. 2021 18:43:56 | News

Treat yourself or someone else to WIRED-recommended deals that won't break the bank.

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Revamp an office or refresh a living room with discounted LED bulbs, smart displays, and more.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 18:05:53 | News

Police in Liverpool, northwest England, have launched a murder inquiry after a 12-year-old girl was killed in an assault in the city center Thursday evening.

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Kyle, Stan, Kenny, and Cartman navigate life after the pandemic in "South Park: Post Covid," streaming now on Paramount+.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:18:02 | News

The discovery of a new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant by South African health authorities has sparked a forceful reaction across the world with a number of countries banning travelers from several southern African countries.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:45 | News

France's Burgundy winemakers agree on one thing: 2021 was about as catastrophic a year as any of them can remember.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:24 | News

Dayana Vera de Aponte had locked in her holiday plans after nearly two years of uncertainty fueled by the coronavirus pandemic, but then the unexpected happen: she lost her job because of an unprecedented US government backlog.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:21 | News

The Milwaukee County district attorney whose office sought low bail leading to the release of the man accused of running over holiday paradegoers in a nearby suburb has been a longtime champion of efforts to reduce mass incarceration by using the discretion afforded prosecutors.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:20 | News

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:17 | News

Procter & Gamble Co. issued a recall for more than a dozen Old Spice and Secret-branded aerosol deodorants and sprays, warning that the products could contain benzene, a cancer-causing agent.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:16 | News

Zak Khogyani has seen sights and wonders that would fill you with awe.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:14 | News

World Athletics has found that female athletes were the target of 87 percent of all online abuse at this year's Tokyo Olympics.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:11 | News

CNN's Miguel Marquez reports on the mysterious case of Jimmy Hoffa as the FBI conducted another search for the remains of the one-time Teamsters boss who was last seen alive in 1975.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:09 | News

When it comes to overpopulation as the cause of wildlife loss in Africa, Prince William just won't let it go.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:17:02 | News

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday that a group of Ukrainians and Russians are planning a coup against him at the beginning of December. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:16:57 | News

Pierre-Henri Dumont, Member of the French National Assembly representing the port city of Calais, France, speaks with CNN's Bianca Nobilo about the death of 27 people who were trying to cross the English Channel.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:16:54 | News

The phone connection between a Venezuelan prison cell and Houston, Texas, crackles and fades.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:16:49 | News

Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses the discovery of the new B.1.1.529 Covid-19 variant that appears to be spreading rapidly in parts of South Africa and what it may mean for the efficacy of the coronavirus vaccines.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 17:16:47 | News

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Leaping into an airborne cargo plane might not be impossible, but the numbers have to work out just right.

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Our favorite Pixel phone is $50 off, plus there are discounts on Nest security cameras and smart speakers.

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Snag any Amazon gadgets on your wish list with discounts on Echo speakers, Fire tablets, and Kindles.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 14:26:43 | News

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Friday that a group of Ukrainians and Russians was planning a coup against him at the beginning of December.

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Wired.com | 26. 11. 2021 14:21:14 | News

The retailer's holiday sale event is in full swing, with discounts on smart speakers, watches, headphones, Chromebooks, and more.

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People—and groups—who are suffering are often dismissed. Scarry’s axiom might help us understand why.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:51 | News

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:46 | News

The European Union and other major destinations have moved to block flights from African countries following the discovery of an aggressive mutation of the Covid-19 virus, echoing previous emergency responses that triggered a global freeze on travel.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:42 | News

Fast bowler Pat Cummins was confirmed as Australia's 47th test captain on Friday, tasked with galvanising the team at short order before the Ashes amid the fall-out from Tim Paine's resignation and decision to take a break from cricket.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:40 | News

Comedies, romances, family films -- Rick Damigella makes our new Christmas movies list and checks it twice.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:39 | News

Daniel Carlson kicked a 29-yard field goal in overtime to condemn the Dallas Cowboys to a heartbreaking home 36-33 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Thanksgiving.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:36 | News

Madonna has hit out at Instagram for removing photos from her page because part of her nipple was showing.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:33 | News

Belgium obliterated Armenia 19-0 on Thursday night in their Women's World Cup qualifying clash.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:26 | News

Ralf Rangnick is set to be been named as Manchester United's interim manager, the Athletic and other media outlets reported on Thursday.

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CNN.com | 26. 11. 2021 13:58:22 | News

A restored road connecting two ancient Egyptian temple complexes in Karnak and Luxor was unveiled on Thursday in a lavish ceremony aimed at raising the profile of one of Egypt's top tourist spots.

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