The Latest: Artists remember Tom Petty on Grammys red carpet

NEW YORK /January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the 60th annual Grammy Awards being presented Sunday night in New York (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Tom Petty is on the minds of many entering the Grammy Awards. Singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb calls Petty’s music “the soundtrack of my life.” She says she was at his final … Continue reading The Latest: Artists remember Tom Petty on Grammys red carpet

Brunson, No. 1 Villanova hold on, beat Marquette 85-82

MILWAUKEE /January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Jalen Brunson scored 31 points despite leaving the game briefly with a left ankle injury, Donte DiVincenzo added 23 and top-ranked Villanova avoided another upset in Milwaukee with an 85-82 win Sunday over Marquette. Four players scored in double figures for the Wildcats (20-1, 7-1 Big East), who turned away surge … Continue reading Brunson, No. 1 Villanova hold on, beat Marquette 85-82

The Latest: Finland’s president wins landslide re-election

HELSINKI /January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the presidential election in Finland (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Finnish President Sauli Niinisto has been re-elected in a landslide victory that saw him receiving 62.7 percent of the vote. With all the ballots from Sunday’s presidential election tallied, Niinisto‘s closest competitor, Pekka Haavisto of the Greens, had … Continue reading The Latest: Finland’s president wins landslide re-election

Sen. Marco Rubio fires chief of staff for “improper conduct”

WASHINGTON /January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced that he fired his chief of staff after getting reports of “improper conduct” with subordinate staffers. The statement from Rubio’s office was released Saturday evening. His office did not respond to requests for details on Sunday. The statement said Rubio had been made aware of “allegations … Continue reading Sen. Marco Rubio fires chief of staff for “improper conduct”

Menendez to face challenger for Democratic Senate nomination

TRENTON, N.J./January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A Democratic political pundit and attorney is challenging New Jersey’s U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez for their party’s nomination. Michael Starr Hopkins has filed paperwork to run in the June primary against the two-term incumbent, who’s facing a retrial on federal corruption charges after his first trial ended in a hung jury … Continue reading Menendez to face challenger for Democratic Senate nomination

White roses top fashion statement on Grammys red carpet

NEW YORK /January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Stars turned out on the Grammys red carpet Sunday displaying white roses in solidarity with the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements against sexual misconduct ahead of music’s biggest night and what is usually the wildest display of fashion during awards season. Rapper K. Flay, in a black tuxedo jacket, chose … Continue reading White roses top fashion statement on Grammys red carpet

AP sources: Flames put Jaromir Jagr on waivers

January 28, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— In what could spell the end of his illustrious NHL career, Jaromir Jagr has been placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames. Two people with direct knowledge of the move confirmed it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not announced the transaction. The second-leading scorer … Continue reading AP sources: Flames put Jaromir Jagr on waivers