Malala Yousafzai ending 1st visit to Pakistan since shooting,

ISLAMABAD/April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)—Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Monday was ending her first visit to Pakistan since being shot in 2012 by Taliban militants who tried to kill her for promoting girls’ education in the country’s northwestern. A smiling Yousafzai was seen with her parents at Benazir Bhutto International Airport before they boarded … Continue reading Malala Yousafzai ending 1st visit to Pakistan since shooting,

CHP: Deadly SUV cliff crash may have been intentional

MENDOCINO, Calif./April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— The cliff-side plunge that killed a Washington state family riding in an SUV may have been intentional, California Highway Patrol officials said Sunday night. Information pulled from the SUV’s software shows the vehicle was stopped at a flat, dirt pull-off area before it accelerated straight off the cliff, said Capt. … Continue reading CHP: Deadly SUV cliff crash may have been intentional

Asian markets mostly higher in muted Easter holiday trading

TOKYO /April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— Asian markets were mostly higher in muted trading Monday, as Hong Kong and Australian markets were closed for Easter, and Wall Street and other global markets have been closed for a long weekend after Good Friday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent to 21,562.01 in morning trading, … Continue reading Asian markets mostly higher in muted Easter holiday trading

China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

BEIJING /April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— China’s defunct Tiangong 1 space station mostly burned up on re-entry Monday into the atmosphere over the central South Pacific, Chinese space authorities said. The experimental space laboratory re-entered around 8:15 a.m., the China Manned Space Engineering Office said. Scientists monitoring the craft’s disintegrating orbit had forecast the craft would … Continue reading China space lab mostly burns up on re-entry in south Pacific

The Latest: Space station re-entry called mostly successful

BEIJING /April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the defunct Chinese space station re-entering Earth’s atmosphere (all times local): 10:30 a.m. An Australian astrophysicist says the defunct Chinese space station had a “mostly successful” re-entry but would have been better if it hadn’t been spinning in its final descent. China said the experimental Tiangong 1 … Continue reading The Latest: Space station re-entry called mostly successful

Park, Lindberg to return Monday for 5th playoff hole in ANA

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif./April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)—Inbee Park and Pernilla Lindberg played until it was too dark to see Sunday night — and still couldn’t decide the ANA Inspiration. They’ll return to Mission Hills on Monday morning for the fifth extra hole in the LPGA Tour’s first major championship of the season. Jennifer Song dropped out … Continue reading Park, Lindberg to return Monday for 5th playoff hole in ANA

Ruling party candidate easily wins Costa Rica presidency

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica/April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— Costa Rica’s governing party won a big presidential election victory Sunday as many voters rejected an evangelical pastor who had jumped into political prominence by campaigning against same-sex marriage. The head of the Supreme Electoral Council, Luis Antonio Sobrado, said that with 90.6 percent of ballots counted Sunday … Continue reading Ruling party candidate easily wins Costa Rica presidency

The Latest: Park, Lindberg to finish ANA playoff Monday

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. /April 1, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the LPGA Tour ANA Inspiration, the major golf championship of the season (all times local): 7:27 p.m. Inbee Park and Pernilla Lindberg will return to Mission Hills on Monday morning to decide the ANA Inspiration. They played the par-5 18th four extra times before it … Continue reading The Latest: Park, Lindberg to finish ANA playoff Monday