Trump warns he’s ready to “send in the Feds’ to Chicago

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) Trump warns — President Donald Trump is serving notice he’s ready to “send in the Feds” if Chicago can’t reduce its homicide figures. Trump tweeted Tuesday night, “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds!” … Continue reading Trump warns he’s ready to “send in the Feds’ to Chicago

Asian markets spurred by Wall Street rally

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP)(STL.News) — Asian markets gained Wednesday, building on Wall Street’s overnight rally. Shares in Japan rose on stronger-than-expected trade data and a weaker yen. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 surged 1.4 percent to 19,041.19 points while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng rose 0.4 percent to 23,028.69. Sydney’s S&P ASX 200 gained 0.4 percent … Continue reading Asian markets spurred by Wall Street rally

Trump moving forward with border wall, weighs refugee cuts

WASHINGTON/January 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to build his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to two administration officials. He’s also expected to target so-called sanctuary cities and is reviewing proposals that would restrict the flow of refugees to the … Continue reading Trump moving forward with border wall, weighs refugee cuts

Oscars change their tune with ‘La La Land,’ diverse nominees

(STL.News) History was made across Tuesday’s 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical “La La Land” reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait “Moonlight,” resoundingly toppled two straight years of “so white” Oscars. The twin forces — Damien Chazelle’s candy-colored love letter to … Continue reading Oscars change their tune with ‘La La Land,’ diverse nominees

Yahoo’s 4Q shows modest strides amid security breach fallout

SAN FRANCISCO (AP)(STL.News) — Yahoo’s financial performance improved slightly during the fourth quarter while the company dealt with the fallout from massive security breaches that have jeopardized the $4.8 billion sale of its internet operations to Verizon Communications. The fourth-quarter report released Monday provided the latest snapshot of a shrinking company that has been steadily … Continue reading Yahoo’s 4Q shows modest strides amid security breach fallout

Venus Williams, Federer back in the thick of a Grand Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)(STL.News) — For all their Grand Slam successes, Venus Williams and Roger Federer still find themselves surprised to be in the semifinals at the Australian Open. Injuries, illness and advancing age can do that to the best of athletes, even 17-time major champion Federer and seven-time Grand Slam singles winner Williams, who has … Continue reading Venus Williams, Federer back in the thick of a Grand Slam

ANY LAB TEST NOW, Direct-to-Consumer Laboratory Testing

An Affordable Way to Take Charge of Your Health and Wellness – Any Lab Test Now® CHESTERFIELD, MO/January 24, 2016 (STL.News) Lab Test – Today, more consumers feel a need to become more educated and proactive about their own health.  For this reason Direct-to-consumer laboratory testing is on the rise.  According to a new report … Continue reading ANY LAB TEST NOW, Direct-to-Consumer Laboratory Testing

Crews hard at work preparing stadium for Super Bowl

HOUSTON/January 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A crew of four men worked on the painstaking process of painting the New England Patriots logo on one end zone on Tuesday afternoon at NRG Stadium for the Super Bowl. The group provided a small glimpse into the hundreds of hours of preparation that will go into getting the … Continue reading Crews hard at work preparing stadium for Super Bowl