Billy Graham played complicated role in US race relations

BIRMINGHAM, Ala./February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Rev. Billy Graham was single-minded when he preached about God, prefacing sermon points with the phrase “The Bible says …” Yet he had a complicated role in race relations, particularly when confronting segregation in his native South. In Alabama for one of his evangelistic crusades in 1965, just … Continue reading Billy Graham played complicated role in US race relations

2 lions saved from Mideast wars head to South Africa refuge

SOUF, Jordan/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Two African lions rescued from war zones in Iraq and Syria are heading to a permanent home in South Africa, after resting in Jordan where they recuperated from physical and psychological trauma. The lions were coaxed with mouthfuls of meat into metal crates Sunday before being loaded into a … Continue reading 2 lions saved from Mideast wars head to South Africa refuge

St Louis Weather Conditions & Forecast, February 25, 2018

St Louis Weather Conditions, Forecast & Air Quality Index readings published by STL.News ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) St Louis weather conditions & forecast readings from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport at 4:51 a.m at Latitude: 38.75°N, Longitude: 90.37°W – Elevation 604 feet.  Forecast is provided by the National Weather Service (N.W.S.). Current Conditions Sky: … Continue reading St Louis Weather Conditions & Forecast, February 25, 2018

2 lions saved from Mideast wars head to South Africa refuge

SOUF, Jordan/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Two African lions rescued from war zones in Iraq and Syria are heading to a permanent home in South Africa, after resting in Jordan where they recuperated from physical and psychological trauma. The lions were coaxed with mouthfuls of meat into metal crates Sunday before being loaded into a cargo … Continue reading 2 lions saved from Mideast wars head to South Africa refuge

The Latest: Bach hails Koreas cooperation at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10 p.m. The IOC president, Thomas Bach, says that by marching together at the Winter Games, athletes from South and North Korea showed they both believe in “a peaceful future.” In his wrap-up speech at the closing ceremony of the … Continue reading The Latest: Bach hails Koreas cooperation at Olympics

Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus

WASHINGTON/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —After a 10-day break, members of Congress are returning to work under hefty pressure to respond to the outcry over gun violence. But no plan appears ready to take off despite a long list of proposals, including many from President Donald Trump. Republican leaders have kept quiet for days as Trump … Continue reading Congress has ideas on gun violence, but no consensus

The Latest: Bach declares Pyeongchang Winter Games closed

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The president of the International Olympic Committee has declared the Pyeongchang Games closed, marking the end of this year’s Winter Olympics. Thomas Bach made the declaration during closing ceremonies held before tens of thousands on the eastern … Continue reading The Latest: Bach declares Pyeongchang Winter Games closed

North Korean envoy, in South, opens door to US talks

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A North Korean envoy making a rare visit to South Korea said Sunday that his country was willing to open talks with the United States, a rare step toward diplomacy between enemies after a year of North Korean missile and nuclear tests and direct threats of war from … Continue reading North Korean envoy, in South, opens door to US talks