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‘Coffee With a Cop’ Goes Virtual at NE Fresno Starbucks

Mandi Abrams was in a line of cars in the drive-thru at the Starbucks on Nees Avenue in northeast Fresno when she noticed a white Suburban police vehicle ahead of her. Mandi Abrams was told that not only had the officer not accepted a free coffee from her —...
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Twitter Removes 5,929 Saudi Accounts It Deems State Backed

NEW YORK — Twitter says it has removed nearly 6,000 accounts it deemed tied to a state-backed information operation in Saudi Arabia. The 5,929 accounts removed are part of a larger group of 88,000 accounts engaged in “spammy behavior” across a wide range of...

Gene-Edited Baby Claim by Chinese Scientist Sparks Outrage

HONG KONG — Scientists and bioethics experts reacted with shock, anger and alarm Monday to a Chinese researcher's claim that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies. He Jiankui of Southern University of Science and Technology of China sai...