AP Was There: The 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center

/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — EDITOR’S NOTE — On Feb. 26, 1993, a group of Islamic terrorists drove a rented van into the underground parking garage at the World Trade Center and set off a 1,200 pound bomb in a failed attempt to collapse the twin towers. The blast didn’t cause the destruction its planners … Continue reading AP Was There: The 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center

Ground zero ceremony set to commemorate 1993 terror bombing

EW YORK /February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Survivors and others are set to gather at ground zero for a solemn tribute to victims of the first terror attack on the World Trade Center, the deadly bombing 25 years ago. Monday is the anniversary of the blast, which killed six people, one of them pregnant. The … Continue reading Ground zero ceremony set to commemorate 1993 terror bombing

AP source: Twins agree to $6.5M contract with Logan Morrison

/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Minnesota Twins are adding some pop to their playoff team from last year, landing free agent slugger Logan Morrison for the lineup. Morrison and the Twins have agreed to a $6.5 million, one-year contract, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to The Associated … Continue reading AP source: Twins agree to $6.5M contract with Logan Morrison

Harvick adds Cup win to dominant weekend at Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga./February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Kevin Harvick had to wait 17 years for a second Atlanta salute to Dale Earnhardt. The memory brought tears to his eyes. In a reprise of the celebration of his first win in Atlanta in 2001, Harvick raised his three-finger salute to Earnhardt following his dominant victory Sunday in … Continue reading Harvick adds Cup win to dominant weekend at Atlanta

Months after exodus began, Rohingya see no end to suffering

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Their houses are often made of plastic sheets. Much of their food comes from aid agencies. Jobs are few, and there is painfully little to do. The nightmares are relentless. But six months after their horrors began, the Rohingya Muslims who fled army attacks in Myanmar for refuge … Continue reading Months after exodus began, Rohingya see no end to suffering

Trump to discuss Florida school shooting with governors

WASHINGTON/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school is the top issue he wants to discuss with the nation’s governors. Under pressure to act to stem gun violence on school grounds, Trump planned to solicit input from the state chief executives during meetings … Continue reading Trump to discuss Florida school shooting with governors

Thomas delivers clutch moments to win Honda in playoff

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla./February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Justin Thomas nearly holed a wedge that got him into a playoff, and then hit 5-wood over the water and onto the 18th green for a two-putt birdie to beat Luke List on the first extra hole Sunday to win the Honda Classic. Thomas closed with a … Continue reading Thomas delivers clutch moments to win Honda in playoff

4 critically injured by explosion and fire in UK’s Leicester

LONDON/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Four people were hospitalized in critical condition following an explosion that left a building in the English city of Leicester in flames Sunday, local emergency agencies said. Leicestershire Police initially asked the public to stay away from the road where the explosion happened just after 7 p.m. while first responders … Continue reading 4 critically injured by explosion and fire in UK’s Leicester