NEW YORK | For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

NEW YORK | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)If you’ve ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you’re in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn’t belong on its service — 27 pages worth of them, in … Continue reading NEW YORK | For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

Richmond man, Roger James Newman sentenced to 8 years in prison for possession of child pornography

RICHMOND, VA – Roger James Newman, 36, of Richmond yesterday pled guilty to ten counts of possession of child pornography and was sentenced to eight years of active imprisonment, with an additional fifty-two years suspended.  Upon his release, Newman will be placed on supervised release and will be required to register as a sex offender … Continue reading Richmond man, Roger James Newman sentenced to 8 years in prison for possession of child pornography

NEW YORK | A tale of 2 bats, and Babe Ruth’s 60th home run in 1927

NEW YORK | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927. A private collector also claims to own the bat, and he’s selling it at auction. PSA/DNA, one … Continue reading NEW YORK | A tale of 2 bats, and Babe Ruth’s 60th home run in 1927

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The discovery in Iran of a mummified body near the site of a former royal mausoleum has raised speculation it could be the remains of the late Reza Shah Pahlavi, founder of the Pahlavi dynasty. Hassan Khalilabadi, the head of Tehran City Council’s cultural heritage and … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Corrupt Indonesia politician gets 15 years prison

JAKARTA, Indonesia  | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) An Indonesian court sentenced a senior politician to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country’s rampant graft. Setya Novanto, the former speaker of parliament and former chairman of the Golkar party, … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Corrupt Indonesia politician gets 15 years prison

COLUMBUS, Ohio | Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh

COLUMBUS, Ohio | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) After dropping the first two playoff games at home in overtime, the Washington Capitals picked up momentum that only got stronger as they took down the Columbus Blue Jackets in four straight. Now they’ll strive to keep the intensity high as they advance to a second-round rematch with … Continue reading COLUMBUS, Ohio | Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh

WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at home

WELLINGTON, New Zealand  | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) As citizens of a small and isolated nation, New Zealanders often seek validation from abroad. By that measure, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned triumphant this week from a trip to Europe. Ardern met with the leaders of Germany and France and got support for a free trade … Continue reading WELLINGTON, New Zealand | New Zealand leader triumphs abroad, faces pressures at home

KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 9 soldiers, policemen

KABUL, Afghanistan | April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) A new wave of Taliban attacks killed at least nine Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults by militants. At least five soldiers were killed when their checkpoint was attacked by the Taliban in western Farah province, according … Continue reading KABUL, Afghanistan | Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 9 soldiers, policemen