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Trump administration 'disappointed' with UK's decision to grant Huawei access to 5G networks

  • WASHINGTON — The Trump administration expressed disappointment in the U.K.'s decision to allow Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei limited access to some British 5G mobile networks.
  • U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions of dollars in revenue and thousands of jobs and that it threatens national security.
  • What's more, the Director of National Intelligence, alongside the heads of the FBI, CIA, NSA, Defense Intelligence Agency, and National Geospatial Intelligence Agency testified before lawmakers in 2018 on potential security risks posed by Huawei and ZTE.
  • The 2012 report and subsequent intelligence briefings on Huawei do not outline specific proof of Huawei's ties to Beijing, but assert the risk of allowing Huawei to supply this critical equipment is too great.
  • Huawei officials have said they have repeatedly asked the Department of Defense to allow the company to submit to a risk mitigation process, but no agreement has ever been discussed.

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Trump says the Fed should cut rates so the US could then 'focus on paying off & refinancing debt'

  • President Donald Trump made another pitch to the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, this time saying that doing so could help the U.S. pay down its burgeoning national debt.
  • In a tweet Tuesday morning, the president said again said the central bank should cut its key lending rate so it's more in line with that of its global peers.
  • Trump has hectored the Fed on multiple occasions to lower its benchmark overnight borrowing rate, which is currently targeted in a range between 1.5%-1.75%.
  • He complained bitterly when the central bank hiked rates, and has not offered much support for the policymakers even as they reduced the funds rate three times last year.
  • The national debt has swelled during the Trump administration to $23.2 trillion, an increase of 16.4%.
  • The Federal Open Market Committee concludes its two-day meeting Wednesday and is not expected to move on rates.

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How to Perform Sequence Alignment on 2019-nCoV with MAFFT

  • Therefore, I decided to share a tutorial on how to obtain genetic sequence data of 2019-nCoV and perform a Sequence Alignment on it with MAFFT.
  • Sequence Alignment is a way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein to identify regions of similarity that may reveal functional, structural or evolutionary relationships between the sequences.
  • A recent publication suggested cross-species transmission from snake to human with the help of sequence alignment through MAFFT.
  • In this tutorial, we will analyze the 2019-nCoV virus and the SARS-CoV virus found inside the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) data bank.
  • We can save the above Python code into a file called “preprocess.py”, inside the same folder as my virus RNA data.
  • After we hit enter, we just need to wait for MAFFT to align our RNA codes.
  • Congratulations, you have just learned how to perform Sequence Alignment with MAFFT!

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges while in Washington for the unveiling of Trump's Mideast peace plan

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu withdrew his request Tuesday for immunity from prosecution on corruption charges, according to The Washington Post.
  • Only hours later, Israel's attorney general  Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit filed criminal indictments in Jerusalem's District Court.
  • In the last month, Netanyahu asked the Knesset, the national legislature, to grant him immunity from prosecution on multiple counts of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
  • Netanyahu then gave a fiery national address condemning the investigation against him as a "witch hunt," according to the Post.
  • Mandelblit announced the Prime Minister's indictment at the end of November, but he couldn't file it until his immunity request process was concluded, according to the Associated Press.
  • Netanyahu withdrew his request for immunity hours before the Knesset was scheduled to hold a vote on it.

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How to Perform Sequence Alignment on 2019-nCoV with MAFFT

  • Therefore, I decided to share a tutorial on how to obtain genetic sequence data of 2019-nCoV and perform a Sequence Alignment on it with MAFFT.
  • Sequence Alignment is a way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein to identify regions of similarity that may reveal functional, structural or evolutionary relationships between the sequences.
  • A recent publication suggested cross-species transmission from snake to human with the help of sequence alignment through MAFFT.
  • In this tutorial, we will analyze the 2019-nCoV virus and the SARS-CoV virus found inside the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) data bank.
  • We can save the above Python code into a file called “preprocess.py”, inside the same folder as my virus RNA data.
  • After we hit enter, we just need to wait for MAFFT to align our RNA codes.
  • Congratulations, you have just learned how to perform Sequence Alignment with MAFFT!

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How to Perform Sequence Alignment on 2019-nCoV with MAFFT

  • Therefore, I decided to share a tutorial on how to obtain genetic sequence data of 2019-nCoV and perform a Sequence Alignment on it with MAFFT.
  • Sequence Alignment is a way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein to identify regions of similarity that may reveal functional, structural or evolutionary relationships between the sequences.
  • A recent publication suggested cross-species transmission from snake to human with the help of sequence alignment through MAFFT.
  • In this tutorial, we will analyze the 2019-nCoV virus and the SARS-CoV virus found inside the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) data bank.
  • We can save the above Python code into a file called “preprocess.py”, inside the same folder as my virus RNA data.
  • After we hit enter, we just need to wait for MAFFT to align our RNA codes.
  • Congratulations, you have just learned how to perform Sequence Alignment with MAFFT!

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McDonald's is fighting the breakfast war with chicken sandwiches

  • Starting this week, the fast food giant is selling its Chicken McGriddles and McChicken Biscuit sandwiches nationally for a limited time.
  • The board of the National Owners Association, a group of McDonald's franchisees, lamented in July that "unfortunately, [customers] have to go to Chick-fil-A" for the chicken sandwich they crave.
  • VanGosen added that in the markets where they are available, the sandwiches "have been enthusiastically welcomed by customers." Though the national test is running for a limited time, restaurants can decide to to keep the items on their menu for longer, she added.
  • The test could also help McDonald's compete in another competitive category: breakfast.
  • Wendy's announced in September that it will start serving breakfast nationally, a $20 million investment that requires the chain to hire about 20,000 new employees.

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Manchester United May Just Fix Alarming Transfer Record With This Key Signing

  • Manchester United may have finally seen the light and decided to ramp up their efforts to find a transfer expert.
  • The figure at the center of current rumors is former Porto and PSG transfer head, Antero Henrique.
  • The discussion about who Ed Woodward would finally bring in to head up the club’s transfers has dragged on for some time.
  • We’ve seen former players mentioned, including Rio Ferdinand and Edwin Van Der Sar. Van Der Sar has done some wonderful things at Ajax and has claimed he wants to remain with the Dutch club.
  • Bringing in someone as well-regarded as Henrique would be a significant move for United, and possibly would be their best move in years.
  • He’s going to want control over transfer matters, and United fans should hope that he’s given full reign to do what he does best.

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How to Perform Sequence Alignment on 2019-nCoV with MAFFT

  • Therefore, I decided to share a tutorial on how to obtain genetic sequence data of 2019-nCoV and perform a Sequence Alignment on it with MAFFT.
  • Sequence Alignment is a way of arranging DNA, RNA or protein to identify regions of similarity that may reveal functional, structural or evolutionary relationships between the sequences.
  • A recent publication suggested cross-species transmission from snake to human with the help of sequence alignment through MAFFT.
  • In this tutorial, we will analyze the 2019-nCoV virus and the SARS-CoV virus found inside the NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) data bank.
  • We can save the above Python code into a file called “preprocess.py”, inside the same folder as my virus RNA data.
  • After we hit enter, we just need to wait for MAFFT to align our RNA codes.
  • Congratulations, you have just learned how to perform Sequence Alignment with MAFFT!

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Sport Australia complained about political interference

  • Sport Australia complained to the office of Bridget McKenzie that its independence was being compromised by the minister ignoring its recommendations for funding community organisations, according to emails obtained by the ABC.
  • The emails will intensify pressure on the Prime Minister to sack Senator McKenzie, with Liberals believing the political cost of keeping her in cabinet will be higher than any short-term disruption created by dumping her over the sports rorts affair.
  • The Australian National Audit Office has slammed Senator McKenzie over her handling of the $100 million Community Sport Infrastructure grants program when she was sports minster before the last election.
  • Mr Littleproud made a pointed reference to the use of taxpayers funds as he and Mr Morrison announced extra drought assistance in regional NSW on Tuesday, an event from which Senator McKenzie, now the Agriculture Minister, was conspicuously absent.

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