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Scientist reports 2nd gene-edited pregnancy

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Hong kong (AP) - The Latest on a scientist's claim to have made the world's first gene-edited babies (all times local):
A Chinese researcher who claims to have helped make the world's first genetically edited babies says a second pregnancy may be underway.
The researcher, He Jiankui (HEH JEE-ahn-qway) of Shenzhen, revealed the possible pregnancy Wednesday while making his first public comments about his controversial work at an international conference in Hong Kong.
He claims to have altered...
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Mexico accepts housing migrants, seeks US development aid

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Tijuana, Nov 28 (AP) - As Mexico wrestles with what to do with more than 5,000 Central American migrants camped out at a sports complex in the border city of Tijuana, President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's government signaled Tuesday that it would be willing to house the migrants on...
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North Korea criticizes US for seeking UN meeting on rights

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United Nations, Nov 28 (AP) - North Korea is accusing the Trump administration and some supporters of trying to "stoke confrontation" instead of promoting peace efforts by calling for a U.N. Security Council meet-ing to discuss human rights in the country.
North Korea's U.N. Ambassador Kim Song...
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Trump strongly defends use of tear gas on caravan migrants

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San Diego, Nov 27 (AP) - President Donald Trump is strongly defending the U.S. use of tear gas at the Mexican border to repel a crowd of migrants that included angry rock-throwers but also barefoot, crying chil-dren.
Critics denounced the border agents' action as overkill, but Trump kept to a...
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88 killed, 203 still missing after fire

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Paradise, Nov 27 (AP) -A Northern California sheriff says no additional remains were found Monday, but the wildfire's death toll rose to 88 after investigators determined human remains that had been assigned to two people actually belong to three.
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said Monday that...
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