PALM BEACH, Florida | Trump passes up chance to say if he’ll fire Mueller

PALM BEACH, Florida | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday passed up a chance to say whether he plans to fire special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Speaking at a joint press conference in Florida with the prime minister of Japan, Trump said months of speculation that he would … Continue reading PALM BEACH, Florida | Trump passes up chance to say if he’ll fire Mueller

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A New Mexico bank executive who died on a Southwest Airlines flight was remembered Wednesday as a dedicated mother of two who helped others find jobs, volunteered around Albuquerque and brought often fractious sides together. Jennifer Riordan’s family said in a statement that the 43-year-old community leader died Tuesday … Continue reading ALBUQUERQUE, N.M | Bank executive killed in jet tragedy remembered as selfless

COLUMBIA, S.C | Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen entering NBA draft

COLUMBIA, S.C | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen is entering the NBA draft. Bowen, who transferred to South Carolina after being suspended by Louisville amid a federal investigation into college basketball, won’t hire an agent, according to a school spokeswoman and Bowen’s attorney Jason Setchen. He has not played … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C | Former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen entering NBA draft

Professional wrestling great Bruno Sammartino dies at 82

April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —He was professional wrestling’s ultimate good guy. The son of Italian immigrants, Bruno Sammartino fled the Nazis as a child and built a career beating a string of bad guys that thrilled fans and made him reign as the conscientious champ for more than a decade. Before the flash of The Hulkster, … Continue reading Professional wrestling great Bruno Sammartino dies at 82

Frigid March Temperatures Fail to Cool Hot Seller’s Market

St. Louis/ April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) – The March 2018 figures for new home listings are in and not surprisingly, the year-overyear figures are down considerably from 2017. For March 2018, 2,632 new listings hit the market, which was 14% below March 2017, possibly due to a spring’s late arrival compared to the relatively early … Continue reading Frigid March Temperatures Fail to Cool Hot Seller’s Market

WASHINGTON | Trump says Pompeo “got along really well” with Kim Jong Un

WASHINGTON | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his CIA chief “got along really well” with Kim Jong Un during a secret meeting in North Korea, holding up the highly unusual talks as a reason to confirm Mike Pompeo as secretary of state. Republican lawmakers also supported the visit, as the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says Pompeo “got along really well” with Kim Jong Un

Stocks end modestly higher as earnings come in; oil surges

April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — US stocks finished broadly higher Wednesday, giving the S&P 500 its third gain in as many days. Energy companies rose more than the rest of the market, riding a big upturn in crude oil prices. Solid gains in industrial stocks and retailers outweighed losses among food and beverage companies, technology stocks … Continue reading Stocks end modestly higher as earnings come in; oil surges