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US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US approves second gene therapy against cancer

US regulators have approved a second form of gene therapy to fight cancer. The treatment, called Yescarta, is the first immunotherapy on the US market for certain kinds of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) ...

Trump blasts ex-FBI chief over alleged Clinton 'fix'

Trump blasts ex-FBI chief over alleged Clinton 'fix'

President Donald Trump accused James Comey Wednesday of fixing a probe into Hillary Clinton's email last year, pointing to a heavily censored email released by the FBI as evidence.

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

US moves closer to EU position on taxing tech giants

Washington is softening its position on European plans to impose taxes on US tech giants such as Apple and Google, officials said this week.

23 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

23 dead in 'catastrophic' California wildfires

More than 200 fire engines and firefighting crews from around the country were being rushed to California on Wednesday to help battle infernos which have left at least 23 people dead and thousands homeless.

Iran foreign minister tells lawmakers of plans to respond to Trump moves

Iran foreign minister tells lawmakers of plans to respond to Trump moves

Iran will react sharply to any US move against the nuclear deal with global powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Iranian parliament Wednesday, according to a parliamentarian who attended the session quoted by state media.

‘N.Korea hackers stole S.Korea-US military plans’

‘N.Korea hackers stole S.Korea-US military plans’

North Korean hackers stole a large amount of classified military documents, including South Korea-US wartime operational plans to wipe out the North Korean leadership, a South Korean ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday.

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California north country

11 dead, thousands homeless as wildfires torch California north country

Firefighters battled wind-whipped wildfires Tuesday in California which have left at least 11 people dead, thousands homeless and ravaged the state's famed north country.

Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal

Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday that he feared US President Donald Trump would quit the Iran nuclear deal next week.

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

Future of news: bracing for next wave of technology

If you think technology has shaken up the news media -- just wait, you haven't seen anything yet.

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowledge of planned carnage

Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend denies knowledge of planned carnage

The girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter said Wednesday she had no idea he was planning the attack, describing her boyfriend as a ‘quiet, caring man’ as President Donald Trump ...

US Supreme Court to examine lengthy immigrant detentions

US Supreme Court to examine lengthy immigrant detentions

The US Supreme Court is set to examine Tuesday whether thousands of migrants subjected to lengthy detentions in immigration centers should have a right to a bond hearing.

At least 50 dead, more than 200 wounded in Las Vegas shooting

At least 50 dead, more than 200 wounded in Las Vegas shooting

A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police.