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A full schedule of George H.W. Bush’s memorial events, funeral

As George H.W. Bush lies in state at the U.S. Capitol - giving the public a chance to mourn - a special friend came to pay his respects to the 41st president. "And I would want to encourage moms to look at what good leaders are and to never lose hope that they can't raise their children with good morals and integrity".

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World AIDS Day 2018, "Know your status", celebrates 30th anniversary

Sady, Ukraine remains one of the leaders for the number of people with "positive" AIDS status in Europe. In 2017, 9.4 million people were simply unaware that they are living with a potentially deadly, but treatable, disease. More people living with HIV are now receiving treatment that is allowing them to live longer, healthier lives. This starts with the provision of testing services, particularly for those at-risk of HIV infection.

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Scientist Who Gene-Edited Babies Speaks at Conference, Addresses Controversial Research

However, his work has not been verified. Its risks are unknown, and leading scientists have called for a moratorium on its use except in lab studies until more is learned. Why is it this controversial? Shenzhen Harmonicare Medical Holdings Limited, named as being involved in He's project in China's clinical trial registry, sought to distance itself by stating the hospital never participated in any operations relating to the gene-edited babies and no related delivery had taken place.

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Ebola outbreak in DR Congo now second worst in history

World Health Organization said there was a high risk of the outbreak spreading to other provinces in the DRC and other countries. Dr Peter Salama, WHO's emergencies chief, called it a "sad toll" as DR Congo's health ministry announced the number of cases has reached 426.

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Leo Varadkar becomes first Irish PM to publicly take HIV test

Earlier this week, health experts said more men could be dying because fewer are tested and men, generally, are poorer at seeking health services. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said in a tweeted video: "A future with no HIV infections is a real possibility".

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AWS Announces 13 New ML Services and Capabilities, Including a Custom Chip

With NeoPulse, organizations can build sophisticated and accurate AI models with as little as 14 lines of code. Ultrain proclaimed that its smart contract developer framework is now available open-sourced. Amazon SageMaker RL addresses the complexity of reinforcement learning , which uses an algorithm achieve a complex goal that learns from right and wrong decisions as it explores its environment, usually in a simulator.