Missouri Senator Paul Wieland’s Health Insurance Protection Bill Approved by the Missouri Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — On Monday, April 23, the Missouri Senate approved Senate Bill 982.  The legislation, sponsored by Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, is one of the first bills in the nation addressing issues surrounding insurance companies denying payment for an emergency room visit.  Senate Bill 982 also solves surprise insurance billing which occurs when … Continue reading Missouri Senator Paul Wieland’s Health Insurance Protection Bill Approved by the Missouri Senate

Germany trims 2018 growth forecast, but outlook still strong

BERLIN —The German government trimmed its economic growth forecast for this year to 2.3 percent on Wednesday, though it said the outlook remains good and is predicting that growth next year will be almost as strong. The new forecast is slightly lower than the government’s prediction in January of 2.4 percent growth in 2018. For … Continue reading Germany trims 2018 growth forecast, but outlook still strong

Liverpool’s unfashionable midfield the support act for Salah

LIVERPOOL, England — When Liverpool was last making a charge at the Champions League title, its midfield had legitimate claims at being among the best in the world. It was 2008 and Steven Gerrard, Xabi Alonso and Javier Mascherano made up an engine room that had a bit of everything: Energy, vision, work rate, goals. … Continue reading Liverpool’s unfashionable midfield the support act for Salah

BEIJING | Chinese automaker plans electric car production in SAfrica

BEIJING — A state-owned Chinese automaker announced plans Wednesday to produce electric vehicles in South Africa, highlighting the growing role of the world’s largest auto market in a technology seen as the global industry’s future. BAIC Group’s announcement at the Beijing auto show, the industry’s biggest sales event of the year, came as Nissan unveiled … Continue reading BEIJING | Chinese automaker plans electric car production in SAfrica

Springfield, Missouri Man, Anthony Edward Donovan Sentenced to 35 Years for Drug Trafficking Murder

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A Springfield, Mo., man and a Seymour, Mo., man were sentenced in federal court Monday for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that resulted in the murder of a co-conspirator. Anthony Edward Donovan, 21, of Springfield, and Nathaniel Austin Lee, 20, of Seymour, were sentenced in separate hearings before U.S. District Judge … Continue reading Springfield, Missouri Man, Anthony Edward Donovan Sentenced to 35 Years for Drug Trafficking Murder

NEW DELHI | Indian court jails spiritual guru for life in rape case

NEW DELHI — An Indian court on Wednesday found a high-profile spiritual guru guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013 and sentenced him to life in prison. The verdict against 77-year-old Asaram Bapu was read out inside the prison where he is being held in Jodhpur in Rajasthan state because of fears that … Continue reading NEW DELHI | Indian court jails spiritual guru for life in rape case