Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Michael King Sentenced to 20 Months’ Incarceration for Cocaine Conspiracy

PITTSBURGH – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court for violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge David Stewart Cercone sentenced Michael King, 37, to serve 20 months in prison following his guilty plea on March 23, 2018, to one count of conspiracy. … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Michael King Sentenced to 20 Months’ Incarceration for Cocaine Conspiracy

Romanians, royals turn out in big numbers for king’s funeral

BUCHAREST, Romania / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Tens of thousands of Romanians joined European royals on Saturday to pay their respects to late King Michael as a state funeral got underway. Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died at age 96 in Switzerland this month. … Continue reading Romanians, royals turn out in big numbers for king’s funeral

Exiled Italian king’s remains repatriated after 70 years

ROME  / December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  The remains of Italy’s King Victor Emmanuel III were repatriated from Egypt and interred in a family mausoleum Sunday, 71 years after Italians rejected the monarchy in a referendum and the country’s royals went into exile. Draped in a flag with the House of Savoy crest, a coffin … Continue reading Exiled Italian king’s remains repatriated after 70 years

5 things to know about King Michael’s funeral in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania / December 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — King Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to abdicate by the communists in 1947, died at age 96 in Switzerland this month. The late monarch’s remains were flown by military plane to Romania this week and received with great fanfare. Romanian politicians, diplomats and tens … Continue reading 5 things to know about King Michael’s funeral in Romania

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

United States – The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan in Washington, DC. During the meeting, Secretary Pompeo conveyed his condolences for the victims of the recent flooding in Jordan and reaffirmed the United States’ steadfast support for Jordan. Secretary … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi King Salman

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Saudi King Salman in Riyadh. The Secretary thanked the King for Saudi Arabia’s strong partnership with the United States. The Secretary and the King discussed a number of regional and bilateral issues. The Secretary also … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Saudi King Salman

Audiobook of actors reading Martin Luther King out April 3

NEW YORK/February 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Wanda Sykes, Gabourey (GAB-or-ay) Sidibe (SIH-dih-bay) and Danny Glover will be among the readers for an audio edition of speeches and essays by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. “The Radical King” is a collection of 23 works by King that go beyond civil rights and emphasize his belief in the … Continue reading Audiobook of actors reading Martin Luther King out April 3

INDIANAPOLIS | Power turns fastest lap, becomes IndyCar GP pole favorite

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-time race winner Will Power heads into qualifying as the favorite to win the pole after turning the fastest lap of the day on Indy’s 2.439-mile, 14-turn road course. The Australian’s time of 1 minute, 9.8759 seconds was just a smidge better than rookie Jordan King of England. King completed his best … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Power turns fastest lap, becomes IndyCar GP pole favorite