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But markets have met the Chinese currency's recent fall to six-year lows against the dollar with a shrug. The onshore spot yuan fell below 6.77 per dollar, following another weak midpoint fixing set by the People's Bank of China. The dollar may ascend to even higher levels amid mounting speculation that the Federal Reserve would raise the interest rate by the end of the year, analysts said.
  • First Baby Born with 3 Parents

    First Baby Born with 3 Parents

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    Speaking to the New Scientist , lead doctor John Zang, of the New Hope Fertility Clinic in NY, said that in order to do the ethical thing and "save lives" the team had travelled to Mexico where "there are no rules". "Some of the babies went on to develop genetic disorders, and the technique was banned", said the New Scientist report . The child is not the first to inherit DNA from three people.
  • Five More Homegrown Zika Cases in Florida

    Five More Homegrown Zika Cases in Florida

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    Florida health officials' response this summer to the first identified cases of local transmission and the first identified outbreak of Zika virus infection in the continental United States, including aggressive mosquito control efforts, helped to interrupt local transmission and reduce the effect on the community, including pregnant women.
  • Vikings stop Newton, snap Panthers' home win streak 22-10

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    Scott's family claimed that he did not have a weapon, and was unfairly targeted by law enforcement. Added Zimmer: "Defensively, they believe they can win in any situation". That would be the lightest home-game crowd in about two years. Newton was referring to the 2013 fatal shooting of Jonathan Ferrell by Charlotte officer Randall Kerrick.
  • Coli outbreak sickens Seven

    Coli outbreak sickens Seven

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    He said farmers bring their livestock to his business where the animals are slaughtered, butchered and packaged. The products were shipped to various locations, including farmers markets, retail locations and restaurants in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and eastern NY, according to the USDA .
  • Five bombs found at New Jersey train station, manhunt underway

    Five bombs found at New Jersey train station, manhunt underway

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    The suspicious item was found in the area of North Broad and Westfield Avenue by two men who were sifting through rubbish. Early Monday morning, reporters on the scene said they heard and felt a large explosion. When they saw wires and pipes, they dropped the backpack and immediately went to police headquarters, he said. Investigators believe the blast was caused by an explosive device in or near a dumpster, a law enforcement source told CNN .
  • Spurned man stabs Delhi schoolteacher 22 times

    Spurned man stabs Delhi schoolteacher 22 times

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    A woman in Delhi was brutally attacked and killed by her stalker when on September 20 a man attacked a school teacher in Delhi's Burari area. Both were on way to work when they were waylaid at 9 am at Burari's Labour Chowk. During questioning, Surender told police that he proposed to Karuna to marry him but she turned down the proposal. The incident prompted the Centre to seek a report from Delhi Police.
  • Mark Cuban Rips Donald Trump, Offers $10 Million To Interview Him

    Mark Cuban Rips Donald Trump, Offers $10 Million To Interview Him

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    In an interview with Business Insider this week, Cuban, the owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks and star of ABC's " Shark Tank ", said he couldn't think of "anybody more risky as president than Donald Trump". "He's really not smart enough in my opinion to really understand what's going on". Trump, who has tweeted out more than 33,000 messages, had not responded to Cuban's deal more than an hour after the offer was made.
  • New case of mosquito-borne Zika virus reported in Israel

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    Laurie Forlano, an epidemiologist with the Virginia Department of Health . Researchers looked at 48 affected babies in Brazil in the first eight months of their lives. "Our findings suggests that Zika virus should be officially added to the list of congenital infections alongside toxoplasmosis, syphilis, varicella-zoster, parvovirus B19, rubella, cytomegalovirus, and herpes".
  • With his wife sidelined, Bill Clinton steps in to fill void

    With his wife sidelined, Bill Clinton steps in to fill void

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    During an August rally in North Carolina, Trump slammed reports that his wife entered the country illegally, and said she would hold a press conference on her immigration status. On the flip side, 67% of Democrats said it would not affect her ability to serve, while 39% of independents and 18% of Republicans said it would not.
  • Courtesy of New Orleans Saints and NFL

    Courtesy of New Orleans Saints and NFL

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    On Thursday, there's a rematch of the Jets and Bills Thursday Night Football matchup that seared everybody's retinas a year ago with red and green Color Rush uniforms. Rather than go a dominant gold or black, the Saints color rush unis will be white, with gold stripes and gold numerals with a black trim. Pick up a jersey, a T-shirt or hat of your favorite team to commemorate the limited edition release.
  • Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat

    Years Ago, Sugar Industry Quietly Paid Scientists To Point Blame At Fat

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    By combing through archival documents from the 1950s and 1960s, researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), report that the sugar industry sponsored research that turned attention away from the sweetener's link to heart disease and toward fat and cholesterol as the bigger culprits.