Hall scores again, Devils end Penguins’ home winning streak

PITTSBURGH /February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Taylor Hall equaled the Devils’ franchise record with points in 15 straight games, Stefan Noesen scored the only goal of the third period and New Jersey beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Tuesday. Noesen, playing in his 100th NHL game, broke a 2-2 tie with his ninth of the … Continue reading Hall scores again, Devils end Penguins’ home winning streak

Suit: Colorado sheriff’s policy violates immigrant rights

DENVER /February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A Colorado sheriff’s department is improperly holding people suspected of being in the country illegally on behalf of federal authorities, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Colorado American Civil Liberties Union. The complaint in Colorado District Court alleges that El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder “holds prisoners in … Continue reading Suit: Colorado sheriff’s policy violates immigrant rights

Trump campaign chief lends name to penny stock tied to felon

WASHINGTON /February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The political strategist and online guru who was named President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign manager Tuesday has a close financial relationship with a penny-stock firm with a questionable history that includes longstanding ties to a convicted fraudster, according to an Associated Press investigation. Brad Parscale, who played a key role … Continue reading Trump campaign chief lends name to penny stock tied to felon

Kushner security status reduced, cutting access to secrets

WASHINGTON/February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The security clearance of White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner has been downgraded, significantly reducing his access to classified information, according to two people informed of the decision. Kushner had been operating with an interim clearance at the “top secret/sensitive compartmented information” level for more than a year. … Continue reading Kushner security status reduced, cutting access to secrets

Thirteen Fifty-Six Public House Goes Nitro with Cold Brew Coffee

Nitro Iced Coffee Soon Straight from the Tap at Thirteen Fifty-Six Public House Microbrewery Twin Oaks, MO (STL.News) There’s a lot of exciting changes coming down the road for thirteenfifty·six Public House, but none causing quite the “BUZZ” as the future plans to offer Nitro Iced Coffee.  The once relatively unknown item, mostly popular with … Continue reading Thirteen Fifty-Six Public House Goes Nitro with Cold Brew Coffee

HBCU leaders meeting with business leaders at GOP event

WASHINGTON/February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The leaders of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities got major face time in front of some of America’s top companies, like Google, Starbucks and Walmart, on Tuesday at this year’s HBCU Fly-In, sponsored by congressional Republicans. They didn’t, however, go back to the Oval Office for a photo op … Continue reading HBCU leaders meeting with business leaders at GOP event

Manafort’s case saddled by side issues, disputes with judge

WASHINGTON/February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson was not amused. A lawyer for Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, was trying to justify the multimillion-dollar value of his client’s home as part of a bail package. Rather than producing tax assessment or property records, the lawyer submitted to … Continue reading Manafort’s case saddled by side issues, disputes with judge

Asian shares fall after US slide following Fed testimony

TOKYO  /February 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Asian shares slid in subdued trading Wednesday after the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve said that he’s feeling more optimistic about the economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.5 percent in morning trading to 22,287.97. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was down 0.4 percent at 6,030.00. South Korea’s Kospi … Continue reading Asian shares fall after US slide following Fed testimony