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Scientists successfully transfer 1st test tube rhino embryo

Scientists in Europe say they've successfully transferred a test tube rhino embryo back into a female whose eggs were fertilized in vitro, as part of an effort to save another nearly extinct sub-species of the giant horned mammal

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

A few Hong Kong protesters apologize for disrupting lives

A small group of Hong Kong protesters has handed out flyers and bowed to passers-by to apologize for a demonstration that jammed the entrance of a government tax office

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Top Austrian court says Ukrainian oligarch can be sent to US

Austria's Supreme Court of Justice has ruled that a Ukrainian oligarch who prosecutors say had business ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager, Paul Manafort, can be extradited to the United States in a bribery case

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

After loss, Erdogan vows to listen to people's 'messages'

In his first public appearance since a crushing defeat in a rerun election for mayor of Istanbul, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to draw lessons in line with "the messages given by the people."

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation

An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of human rights that implicates both the rebels and state institutions

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Wladimir Klitschko rescued at sea after yacht fire off Spain

Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko says his boat trip off Spain with family and friends was cut short after a fire broke out on board

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Report: Hackers using telecoms like 'global spy system'

Boston-based cybersecurity firm Cybereason says in a report that hackers are breaking into telecoms firms to gain sweeping access to VIPs' call records, location data and device information

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Orangutans make a splash at Vienna zoo as Europe swelters

Orangutans at Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo are keeping cool with buckets of water as much of Europe swelters in a summer heat wave

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

China criticizes possible US penalties against banks

China has criticized Washington's efforts to enforce US law abroad following a report three Chinese banks might be penalized in a case over dealings with North Korea

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Hong Kong protests signal alarm special freedoms fading

China promised that for 50 years after Britain gave up control of its last colony in 1997, this shimmering financial enclave would get to keep freedoms absent in the communist-ruled mainland that many here don't want to live without

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: White House threatens to veto aid bill for migrant families; Iran calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic'; Police release more than 1,000 files from Jussie Smollett probe

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Boris Johnson again dodges questions over police visit

Conservative leadership candidate Boris Johnson has again refused to address questions on his private life, despite an ongoing clamor to face public scrutiny amid the fallout from a reported quarrel with his girlfriend that prompted a police visit

DATE: June 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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