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Trial for Sioux Falls Woman Charged in Cold Case Moved to September

The trial for a Sioux Falls woman charged in a nearly 40 year cold case that was scheduled to begin today, has been postponed to September 3, 2019. 57-year-old Theresa Bentaas faces murder and manslaughter charges after allegedly leaving her baby outside to die in 1981. Back in March, Bentaas pleaded “not guilty” to those charges and a judge set…

China Halts Work By Team On Gene-Edited Babies

HONG KONG – China’s government has ordered a halt to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies. Vice Minister of Science and Technology Xu Nanping told state broadcaster CCTV Thursday that his ministry is strongly opposed to the efforts that reportedly produced twin girls born earlier this month. Xu called the…