FRONTSTEPS Launches New Platform

DENVER/ Jan. 17, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — FRONTSTEPS announced today a formidable new solution for property management companies (PMCs), homeowner associations (HOAs), and condo high-rise managers who are seeking to power safe, informed, and efficient communities. The enterprise software solution positions community leaders so they can facilitate open communication, strengthen relationships, and provide an avenue for safeguarding … Continue reading FRONTSTEPS Launches New Platform

Lebanon reverses move to ban Spielberg’s ‘The Post’

BEIRUT/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Lebanese authorities have reversed a decision to ban Steven Spielberg’s newspaper drama “The Post” ahead of its opening in theaters across the country, a local cinema manager said Wednesday. Lebanese censorship authorities had recommended the ban because the director is blacklisted by the Arab League over his support for Israel. After two … Continue reading Lebanon reverses move to ban Spielberg’s ‘The Post’

The Latest: Pope hosts fancy lunch for Mapuche

SANTIAGO, Chile/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Latin America (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Pope Francis is treating a few members of Chile’s Mapuche indigenous peoples to a fancy lunch, featuring octopus carpaccio, osso bucco and flan. The Vatican released the menu of the luncheon Francis hosted after celebrating Mass in Aracaunia, … Continue reading The Latest: Pope hosts fancy lunch for Mapuche

Florida Realtors® 2018 Real Estate Trends: What’s Ahead for Fla. Real Estate?

ORLANDO, Fla./ Jan. 17, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Real estate helps to fuel Florida’s growth, and figuring out what lies ahead in 2018 is a key question for policymakers, residents and Realtors®. Several highly respected economists and business data experts will share their insights at Florida Realtors® 2017 Florida Real Estate Trends on Jan. 25, 2018, from … Continue reading Florida Realtors® 2018 Real Estate Trends: What’s Ahead for Fla. Real Estate?

Curry says she wasn’t surprised by Lauer allegations

NEW YORK/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)—Former “Today” show anchor Ann Curry says she’s not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired and that there was an atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment at the NBC show when she worked there. Curry lost her job after less than two years as Lauer’s co-anchor in 2012 … Continue reading Curry says she wasn’t surprised by Lauer allegations

The Latest: Ryan pressures Dems on spending bill

WASHINGTON/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on Congress and legislation to avert a government shutdown (all times local): 10:49 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is pressuring Democrats to back a bill preventing a weekend government shutdown and says “cool heads hopefully will prevail.” The Wisconsin Republican is also declining to say if there are enough GOP … Continue reading The Latest: Ryan pressures Dems on spending bill

US homebuilder sentiment slips; outlook remains positive

/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News) U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less optimistic about their sales prospects, even as their overall outlook remains favorable ahead of the spring homebuying season. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday slipped this month to 72. That’s down two points from December’s reading, which marked an 18-year … Continue reading US homebuilder sentiment slips; outlook remains positive

German, Austrian chancellors stress need to secure EU border

BERLIN/January 17, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The chancellors of Germany and Austria glossed over differences on migration Wednesday, seeking instead to focus on the need to secure the European Union’s external borders and fight the reasons why people flee their homes. Germany was the largest European destination for refugees fleeing the Syrian civil war and other conflicts in … Continue reading German, Austrian chancellors stress need to secure EU border