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Poland approves child benefits to aid families, boost births

Thursday, 6:14 AM

Mothers push their children in strollers in the park Ujazdowski in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Polish lawmakers passed a new child benefit scheme Thursday under which the government will make monthly payments of 500 zlotys ($125) for all second and subsequent children in a family. The law fulfils a key campaign promise of the populist, conservative Law and Justice party, which swept to power last fall vowing to help families and encourage more births in a country with one of the world’s lowest birthrates. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish lawmakers passed a new child benefit scheme Thursday which will give monthly payments of 500 zlotys ($125) for all second and subsequent children in a family.


USOC to hire infectious disease specialists for Zika

Thursday, 6:14 AM

Young revelers joke with each other as they lay on the shade during the "Burial of the Mosquito" carnival block parade in Olinda, Pernambuco state, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016. The parade that happens every year during carnival informs residents and tourists about the dangers of the Aedes aegypti and teaches them how to combat the mosquito. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)The U.S. Olympic Committee will hire two infectious disease specialists to advise potential Olympians who are worried about the Zika outbreak in Brazil.


Russia has made 'quite specific' proposal on Syria ceasefire: Lavrov 

Thursday, 6:24 AM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says his country has a peace proposal for SyriaMunich (Germany) (AFP) - Russia has made a "quite specific" proposal for a ceasefire in Syria and is awaiting a US response, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.


Six dead in 'criminal' attack on Saudi education office

Thursday, 6:15 AM

Criminal mass shootings are rare in Saudi ArabiaA man killed six employees at an education department office in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, the interior ministry said, describing it as a "criminal" attack. The incident, in which two others were injured, occurred in the southern province of Jazan at about 2:00 pm (1100 GMT), ministry spokesman General Mansour al-Turki told AFP. "This is a criminal act," said Turki, adding that one suspect had been arrested.


No mercy for Kobe in Cleveland farewell

Wednesday, 11:13 PM

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers try to stop Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half on February 10, 2016 in Cleveland, OhioLeBron James spoiled Kobe Bryant's Cleveland finale as the Cavaliers cruised past the Los Angeles Lakers in a victory overshadowed by an injury to Kevin Love. Kyrie Irving scored 35 points and James added 29 as the Cavs romped home 120-111 against the Lakers, before the Cleveland fans bade a fond farewell to the retiring Bryant.


Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

Wednesday, 11:09 PM

NBA: Golden State Warriors at Phoenix Suns(Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. A heated conversation turned physical between the two players during a first-quarter timeout as Morris stood over a seated Goodwin who then leapt up from the bench. The huddled Phoenix bench quickly broke up the dust-up, but they could do little to halt their freefall.


Police: 3 knives, other blades used in Chicago family deaths

Thursday, 6:27 AM

Crime scene tape surrounds a home on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Chicago. Police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a "targeted incident," though they're still trying to determine a possible motive. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police believe three knives or other weapons with blades were used to kill five of six family members whose bodies were found last week in their home on the city's Southwest Side.


Sea lion found starving in San Diego restaurant on the mend

Thursday, 6:23 AM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veterinarians say a starving sea lion rescued last week after finding its way into a fancy San Diego restaurant is on the mend.

Morgan Stanley to pay $3.2 billion to settle financial crisis-era charges

Thursday, 6:26 AM

The corporate logo of financial firm Morgan Stanley is pictured on company's world headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York CityWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Morgan Stanley is poised to pay $3.2 billion to settle federal and state charges that it misled investors in residential mortgage-backed securities that later soured during the financial crisis, the New York Attorney General's office said on Thursday.


IMF nominates Lagarde to second term leading agency

Thursday, 6:24 AM

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks during a roundtable with CEMAC Ministers of Finance at the Hilton Hotel in YaoundeWASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been nominated to second term as the agency's managing director, the IMF said in a statement on Thursday. Largarde, the first woman to lead the IMF, took the helm as its 11th director in 2011, according to the agency, which said it aims to complete the process as soon as possible. (Reporting by David Lawder; Writing by Susan Heavey)


Incyte to discontinue testing Jakafi in solid tumor cancers

Thursday, 6:20 AM

Incyte Corp said it would stop testing its best-selling blood cancer drug, Jakafi, in solid tumor cancers after the treatment's effectiveness was found to be insufficient in a late-stage study, sending its shares down 16 percent premarket. The company said it would discontinue a late-stage study testing the drug in pancreatic cancer and mid-stage studies in breast and lung cancers, two weeks after pulling the plug on another mid-stage trial in colorectal cancer. Treating solid tumors was viewed as an important pillar of future growth for the company in 2016, J.P. Morgan Securities analysts said, adding the move may not be a major surprise.

Brazil says expects to develop Zika vaccine in a year

Thursday, 6:19 AM

Brazil expects to develop a vaccine for the Zika virus in about a year, Health Minister Marcelo Castro and Pedro Vasconcelos, a doctor at the Evandro Chagas Institute of Infectious diseases, told a press conference on Thursday. Castro said the vaccine could be developed in a year or so, more quickly than originally expected, though that did not mean it would be ready at that time for widespread application.