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China gene-edits cloned monkeys to have mental illnesses

China gene-edits cloned monkeys to have mental illnessesChina has gene-edited cloned monkeys to show symptoms of mental illness including schizophrenia and depression.

Date for Trump’s delayed State of the Union speech confirmed

Date for Trump’s delayed State of the Union speech confirmedDonald Trump will make the annual State of the Union speech in Congress on 5 February after accepting an invitation from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

US charges Huawei with fraud and stealing trade secrets

US charges Huawei with fraud and stealing trade secretsUS authorities have charged Huawei with fraud – and have accused the Chinese tech giant of stealing trade secrets from T-Mobile.

US and Taliban reach ‘agreement in principle’ on Afghan peace deal

US and Taliban reach ‘agreement in principle’ on Afghan peace dealThe US and the Taliban have reached “agreements in principle” on a peace deal – igniting hopes of ending more than 17 years of war in Afghanistan.

Venezuela’s self-declared leader calls for European support

Venezuela’s self-declared leader calls for European supportVenezuela’s self-declared president Juan Guaido has told Sky News his country needs the help of European countries to rebuild his country.

United Arab Emirates scores own goal with ‘gender balance’ awards

United Arab Emirates scores own goal with ‘gender balance’ awardsIt was meant to be an awards ceremony celebrating “significant progress” in gender equality.

Denmark builds wall to keep German pigs out

Denmark builds wall to keep German pigs outDenmark has started building a 44-mile (70-km) fence along its border with Germany in an effort to keep out wild boar.

Venezuela will only get worse as war of words intensifies

Venezuela will only get worse as war of words intensifiesIn one of the smartest districts in Caracas, high in the hills overlooking the city, the purpose-built US embassy compound commands incredible views and provides a fortress of protection for its American staff who remain inside, despite the Venezuelan government’s demand that they all leave.

Toddler lost in the woods ‘hung out with bear’ for two days

Toddler lost in the woods ‘hung out with bear’ for two daysA three-year-old boy who went missing for two days has told his family he “hung out with a bear” in the woods.