News archive from 7 December 2016, page 17

EU clears Bristol-Myers immunotherapy drug for blood cancer

EU clears Bristol-Myers immunotherapy drug for blood cancer

LONDON –  Bristol-Myers Squibb's immunotherapy drug Opdivo has been approved in Europe for the treatment of classical Hodgkin lymphoma, a rare blood cancer, the U.S. company said on Wednesday. More on this... Bristol-Myers to test Opdivo with Nektar...

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Skin-to-skin contact after birth good for mom and baby

Skin-to-skin contact after birth good for mom and baby

Skin-to-skin contact between mothers and newborns immediately after birth can be used to promote breastfeeding and may give babies a better start in life, according to a new review of existing evidence. Women who had skin-to-skin contact with their...

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Attorney: Victim will take fight against her rapist’s visitation bid to high court

A 22-year-old woman is reeling in fear after a state appeals court ordered that the man convicted of raping her seven years ago can press his claim in family court for the right to visit the child conceived during the sex assault. “It makes me very...

 

Kid Rock's Donald Trump-themed merchandise causes stir on social media

Kid Rock is taking this year's historic election straight to the bank. The "All Summer Long" singer has released a line of current events merchandise on his website after a Photoshopped picture of the singer donning Pro-Trump gear went...

 
AZ Memo: Pearl Harbor anniversary; Trump Time's 'Person of Year'; school district backs 'dreamers'; grading Arizona schools; Tucson guns update; weather, and more

AZ Memo: Pearl Harbor anniversary; Trump Time's 'Person of Year'; school district backs 'dreamers'; grading...

Good morning, Arizona. Here's what you need to know to start the day. Today will be the coolest of the week in the Phoenix area, according to the National Weather Service. Expect a high in the low 60s and low in the mid-40s. Thursday is expected to...

 
Beyond the mailbox: A glimpse into Postal Service holiday operations in Arizona

Beyond the mailbox: A glimpse into Postal Service holiday operations in Arizona

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare The U.S. Postal Service West Valley Processing and Distribution Center in Phoenix is gearing up for the annual rush of holiday packages. Julie Utley, customer relations coordinator, talks about the extra workload. Tom...

 

Irish court orders Russian oligarch's assets unfrozen

DUBLIN –  A Dublin judge has ordered authorities to unfreeze 100 million euros ($107 million) in cash belonging to an exiled Russian oligarch, ruling that police had provided no evidence that the funds were illegally gained as Russia contends. Mikhail...

 
The Latest: Hungary slams US for unease over migrant ruling

The Latest: Hungary slams US for unease over migrant ruling

RABAT, Morocco –  The Latest on the migrant situation in Europe (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The Hungarian government says it is "outrageous and unacceptable" that the U.S. has expressed concerns about a court ruling which sentenced a native...

 
US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire

US, Western leaders calling for immediate Aleppo cease-fire

WASHINGTON –  The leaders of the United States and five other Western powers are calling for an immediate cease-fire in the Syrian city of Aleppo. President Barack Obama is joining with the leaders of Britain, Germany, Italy, France and Canada in a...

 
5 Stocks every retiree should know

5 Stocks every retiree should know

Story provided and presented by Motley FoolI just read that billionaire Warren Buffett made 99% of his current wealth after his 50th birthday. Imagine! At an age when most Americans give up hope, Buffett was just getting started on the fortune he...

 
ECB seen expanding stimulus amid Trump, Italy uncertainties

ECB seen expanding stimulus amid Trump, Italy uncertainties

FRANKFURT, Germany –  Faced with weak growth and inflation across the 19-country eurozone, the European Central Bank is expected to extend its stimulus program for at least another six months when it concludes its latest policy meeting on Thursday....

 

Kenya president: Nearly 20 dead as medical workers strike

NAIROBI, Kenya –  Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging striking medical workers from public hospitals to return to work, saying nearly 20 people have died three days into the strike because of lack of care. Kenyatta said Wednesday the government...

 
This adorable jumping robot is totally off the wall

This adorable jumping robot is totally off the wall

There’s a new robot on the block, and it’s a cute, frog-like creation that’s an amazing jumper. Named SALTO and developed in California, the machine stands just about 10 inches tall, but can jump straight up from a crouch to over three feet high. Not...

 

Germany divided again as Leipzig gets emotions running high

LEIPZIG, Germany –  Love or hate, it seems there's nothing in between. Leipzig's rapid ascent through the ranks of German soccer is stoking heated debate on the roles of tradition, pride and commercialism in the nation's favorite sport. Founded in...

 
Pakistan passenger jet crashes after takeoff with 48 people on board

Pakistan passenger jet crashes after takeoff with 48 people on board

DEVELOPING –  A Pakistan International Airlines flight carrying 47 passengers and crew crashed soon after takeoff on Wednesday while en route to Islamabad from the northern city of Chitral, a spokesman and police officials said. According to senior...

 

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