MIAMI | FIFA boss says he doesn’t know why prosecutor was suspended

MIAMI — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he doesn’t know why the lead investigator into corruption within the organization was suspended from that role. Infantino was a childhood friend of the prosecutor, Olivier Thormann. The FIFA president said he had no contact with Thormann that might have led to the suspension by the Swiss prosecutor’s … Continue reading MIAMI | FIFA boss says he doesn’t know why prosecutor was suspended

Missouri News: St. Louis County snow operations ready to go

ST LOUIS, MO – St. Louis County’s Department of Transportation – with 230 plow drivers, 115 plows and 35,000 tons of rock salt at its disposal – is a formidable snow-fighting force.  And it’s poised 24-hours a day to quiet any icy outbursts from Old Man Winter. “Our winter operations team is outstanding,” said St. … Continue reading Missouri News: St. Louis County snow operations ready to go

WASHINGTON | Pelosi unfazed as unhappy Dems claim votes to block her rise

WASHINGTON — As a steadfast Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but dared potential rivals for the gavel to come forward, a group of restive House Democrats vowed Wednesday to produce enough votes to block her from becoming the House’s new speaker. For two days now, disgruntled Democrats have claimed they have 17 names on a letter … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Pelosi unfazed as unhappy Dems claim votes to block her rise

Sugarfire’s 2018 World Championship Sandwich Available at 2019 NASCAR, INDYCAR Events

MADISON, IL — It seems just about every speedway in America has its own signature sandwich or specialty dish – but ours is the best.  And that’s not just our opinion. Chef David Molina of Sugarfire Smoke House in St. Louis won the top prize of $10,000 at the Sandwich World Championship last week.  The … Continue reading Sugarfire’s 2018 World Championship Sandwich Available at 2019 NASCAR, INDYCAR Events

WASHINGTON | Powell sees potential threats from global slowdown

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the U.S. economy is performing well but he’s eyeing potential risks ahead. Those include a slowdown in global growth, the fading impact from tax cuts and the cumulative weight of the Fed’s own interest rate hikes. Speaking Wednesday to an audience at the Federal Reserve Bank of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Powell sees potential threats from global slowdown

RICHMOND, Va | A look at what’s in Amazon’s new deal with Virginia

RICHMOND, Va.  — Virginia regularly awards grants, tax breaks and other goodies to businesses that move to the state or expand their operations, sometimes even for small projects that produce just a dozen or so jobs. But Amazon’s announcement Tuesday that it plans to put at least 25,000 highly paid new workers in a new … Continue reading RICHMOND, Va | A look at what’s in Amazon’s new deal with Virginia

USVI News: St. Croix, Sergio Quinones-Davila, Organizer of Cocaine Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 23 Years for Conspiracy and Possession of Cocaine

St. Croix, USVI – District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis, on November 13, 2018, sentenced Sergio Quinones-Davila, age 44, of Orlando, Florida, to 276 months (23 yrs) in prison for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced. Judge Lewis … Continue reading USVI News: St. Croix, Sergio Quinones-Davila, Organizer of Cocaine Trafficking Organization Sentenced to 23 Years for Conspiracy and Possession of Cocaine

FDA News: FDA alerts doctors, patients about risk of complications when certain implanted pumps are used to deliver pain medications not approved for use with the devices

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today alerted health care providers and patients about the serious complications that can occur when using medications not approved for use with implanted pumps that deliver medication into the spinal fluid to treat or manage pain.  Complications may include dosing errors, pump failure, opioid withdrawal, infection and … Continue reading FDA News: FDA alerts doctors, patients about risk of complications when certain implanted pumps are used to deliver pain medications not approved for use with the devices