Police interview friends of quarterback who killed himself

January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Police on Wednesday were interviewing Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski’s friends and people who knew him to try to learn why he apparently took his life. Police Chief Gary Jenkins said officers have no apparent motive for the death of the 21-year-old athlete, who was found dead in his Pullman, Washington, apartment on … Continue reading Police interview friends of quarterback who killed himself

Ryan presses Dems to back bill keeping government open

WASHINGTON/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— House Speaker Paul Ryan tried pressuring Democrats on Wednesday to back legislation preventing a weekend federal shutdown. But he gave little ground on the partisan battle over immigration, an issue many Democrats say must be resolved before they’ll vote to keep agencies functioning. A day after conservatives expressed opposition to the short-term … Continue reading Ryan presses Dems to back bill keeping government open

Humans will review video from most popular YouTube creators

NEW YORK/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Google says humans will now review video from its most popular YouTube creators after recent complaints. The videos being targeted are ones Google packages to advertisers as “preferred” content. While Google has had human reviewers before, it relies heavily on software to flag potential problems. YouTube was criticized for moving too … Continue reading Humans will review video from most popular YouTube creators

China, Europe jointly test technology for storm satellite

BERLIN/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— China and Europe are jointly testing new technology that could help satellites peer through clouds and analyze storms. The European Space Agency says it has teamed up with China’s National Space Center to conduct ground tests on two complementary devices designed to deliver high-resolution images from an orbit of 36,000 kilometers (22,370 … Continue reading China, Europe jointly test technology for storm satellite

Threat of e-school closure adds to adversity for students

COLUMBUS, Ohio/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— As one of the nation’s largest online charter schools faces the possibility that it could abruptly close after this week, students like Isabella Aquino who have found a haven in the Ohio e-school face uncertainty about how they would continue their education. “I have no idea,” said the 16-year-old junior, who … Continue reading Threat of e-school closure adds to adversity for students

Women march in Polish cities to demand abortion rights

WARSAW, Poland/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Polish abortion rights proponents, most of them women, are marching in Warsaw and elsewhere in Poland to express their opposition to a proposal in parliament to further tighten the country’s already restrictive abortion law. Hundreds took part in a march in Warsaw on Wednesday but it wasn’t immediately clear how many … Continue reading Women march in Polish cities to demand abortion rights

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Represents Seller in Sale of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Trinity

TAMPA, Fla./ Jan. 17, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group announces the sale of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Trinity, a three-story, 87-room property located at 2125 Corporate Center Drive in the North Tampa Bay community of Trinity. The $12.2 million sales price equates to more than $142,000 per room. This transaction … Continue reading Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Represents Seller in Sale of Holiday Inn Express & Suites Trinity

Dole to receive congressional gold medal, Trump to speak

WASHINGTON/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole is getting Congress’ highest civilian honor on Wednesday. The Kansas Republican, a decorated World War II veteran and his party’s 1996 presidential candidate, will receive the Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. President Donald Trump is expected to attend. Some of the … Continue reading Dole to receive congressional gold medal, Trump to speak