MISHAWAKA, Ind | Indiana teen arrested in death of pregnant schoolmate

MISHAWAKA, Ind.  — A 16-year-old northern Indiana boy has been arrested in the killing of a 17-year-old pregnant schoolmate whose body was found in a restaurant dumpster, authorities said. Lt. Alex Arendt of the St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit said the teen, who is on the Mishawaka High School football team, was arrested Sunday. … Continue reading MISHAWAKA, Ind | Indiana teen arrested in death of pregnant schoolmate

BRUSSELS | The Latest: Belgian official rules out big Brexit changes

BRUSSELS — The Latest on the debate over Britain’s impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 4:35 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed Parliament’s vote on her European Union divorce deal to avoid a shattering defeat — a decision that throws her Brexit plans into chaos. All signs had pointed to … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Belgian official rules out big Brexit changes

WASHINGTON | US job openings in October rise to 2nd-highest on record

WASHINGTON — The number of open jobs rose in October to the second-highest on record, evidence that U.S. employers remain determined to hire, despite ongoing trade disputes and rocky financial markets. The Labor Department says the number of job openings increased 1.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted 7.1 million. That is not far from the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US job openings in October rise to 2nd-highest on record

Hughes Launches High-Speed Satellite Internet Service in Ecuador

  QUITO, Ecuador/ Dec. 10, 2018 (STL.News) Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the launch of HughesNet®, its high-speed satellite Internet service for consumers and businesses, in Ecuador. Operating over the Hughes 63 West High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) payload, its broadband coverage reaches more than 90 … Continue reading Hughes Launches High-Speed Satellite Internet Service in Ecuador

AMMAN, Jordan  | UN Syria envoy: Work ongoing for constitutional committee

AMMAN, Jordan  — The U.N. Special envoy for Syria said Monday work is still ongoing to form a committee meant to draft a new constitution before the end of the year, adding that hurdles remain in place. Staffan de Mistura made his comments in Jordan after meeting Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi who said … Continue reading AMMAN, Jordan  | UN Syria envoy: Work ongoing for constitutional committee

NEW YORK | Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts

NEW YORK— Many companies including McDonald’s and Kellogg are purging artificial colors from their foods, but don’t expect your cheeseburgers or cereal to look much different. Colors send important signals about food, and companies aren’t going to stop playing into those perceptions. What’s accepted as normal can change, too, and vary by region. Up until … Continue reading NEW YORK | Artificial dyes fading, but food will still get color boosts

Launched at Times Square, Suzhou IFS to attract global investors

  NEW YORK/ Dec. 10, 2018 (STL.News) Developed by The Wharf (Holdings) Limited, Suzhou IFS, the tallest building in China’s Jiangsu Province, recently launched itself onto the global stage at New York’s Times Square, the “Crossroads of the World.” As one of the few top assets available for sale globally, the building has attracted the … Continue reading Launched at Times Square, Suzhou IFS to attract global investors

BERLIN  | Commuter chaos in Germany due to rail strike over pay

BERLIN  — A short-term strike by train workers Monday led to commuter chaos in Germany, with hundreds of delays and cancellations. Rail operator Deutsche Bahn said the four-hour strike that began at 5 a.m. affected more than 1,400 trains nationwide, hitting long-distance traffic and also metro rail systems in Berlin, Munich, Hannover and Frankfurt. The … Continue reading BERLIN  | Commuter chaos in Germany due to rail strike over pay