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Har Gobind Khorana: Why Google honours him today

Hailed for constructing the first synthetic gene, Har Gobind Khorana would have been 96 on January 9.

Har Gobind Khorana

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US: Climate disasters set new record at $306bn in 2017

Sixteen extreme weather events in the US last year 'shattered' the 2005 record of $215bn, American weather agency says.

Wildfires in California

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Golden Globes 2018: 'Time's up' on sexual harassment

Women from service and other industries attend awards show to shed light on systemic sexual abuse in the workplace.

Oprah Winfrey

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Fire and Fury: Bannon tries to make amends with Trump

Steve Bannon, the main source for the bombshell behind-the-scenes book on Donald Trump's White House, is trying to make amends with the US president.

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US working 'to fix' Iran nuclear deal: Tillerson

Secretary of state says officials and US legislators are in talks to save the landmark nuclear agreement with Tehran.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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US astronaut John Young dies aged 87

Young landed on the moon in 1972 and was the commander of the first space shuttle flight.

US astronaut John Young

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'We put our man on top', Trump said on MBS, book claims

Controversial book about the US president suggests close ties between Trump administration and Saudi crown prince.

Trump has been openly supportive of Mohammed bin Salman

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Turkey slams US verdict convicting banker in Iran sanctions case

Turkish banker Hakan Atilla was found guilty in a US court of violating Washington's sanctions against Iran.

Mehmet Hakan Atilla

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'Bomb cyclone' smashes eastern US

A rare winter storm brings Florida's state capital its first snow in decades.

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US: Muslims to become second-largest religious group

By 2050 the number of Muslims is projected to reach 8.1 million, or 2.1 percent, of the total US population.

Muslims

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Partial closure expected to end as Republicans and Democrats in the Senate vote to approve a temporary funding bill.

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