STOCKHOLM | Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

STOCKHOLM | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland, officials said Wednesday. Swedish police spokesman Stefan Dangardt says no arrest has been made in Sweden but Icelandic … Continue reading STOCKHOLM | Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump to host Merkel with Iran nuclear deal a pressing issue

PALM BEACH, Fla. | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)President Donald Trump will host German Chancellor Angela Merkel, one of two European leaders heading to Washington as he mulls the fate of the nuclear deal with Iran. Their April 27 meeting follows French President Emmanuel Macron’s stop in the U.S. capital. The agreement’s future may depend on … Continue reading PALM BEACH, Fla. | Trump to host Merkel with Iran nuclear deal a pressing issue

HAVANA | Cuban state media say new president to be elected Wednesday

HAVANA| April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Cuba’s National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday and announce the replacement for Raul Castro the next day, an unusual two-day process that will install someone from outside the Castro family in the country’s highest government office for the first time in nearly six decades. The Cuban National Assembly … Continue reading HAVANA | Cuban state media say new president to be elected Wednesday

LOS ANGELES | Pink, and her children, grace cover of People beauty issue

LOS ANGELES | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Pink is on the cover of People magazine’s beauty issue, and she’s got some adorable company — her young children. The magazine has rebranded its “Most Beautiful” issue as “The Beautiful Issue” and features dozens of celebrities, including some posing with their best friends, their rescue pets and without … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Pink, and her children, grace cover of People beauty issue

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump confirms Pompeo talks in North Korea

WASHINGTON | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local): 6:55 a.m. President Donald Trump is confirming that his CIA director met with Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) in North Korea “last week” in anticipation of their potential summit. Trump tweets that Mike Pompeo’s (pahm-PAY’-oh’s) meeting “went … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump confirms Pompeo talks in North Korea

Missouri News: UMSL’s annual economic impact in Missouri tops $363 million

ST. LOUIS, MO – The University of Missouri–St. Louis has an annual economic impact exceeding $363 million and is responsible for supporting 4,635 jobs primarily in the St. Louis area, according to a report released yesterday in Jefferson City, Missouri. “This report affirms UMSL is a vital contributor to the economic vitality of Missouri in … Continue reading Missouri News: UMSL’s annual economic impact in Missouri tops $363 million

PALM BEACH, Fla.| Trump calls sketch released by Daniels ‘a total con job’

PALM BEACH, Fla.| April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) President Donald Trump says a porn actress is pulling “a total con job” by promoting an artist’s sketch of a man she says threatened her to keep silent about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump years ago. The sketch depicts a white male in his 30s or 40s … Continue reading PALM BEACH, Fla.| Trump calls sketch released by Daniels ‘a total con job’

Lexington Business Owner, Randy K. Small Sentenced for Failing to Pay $1.7 Million in Payroll Taxes

KANSAS CITY, MO – A Lexington, Missouri, business owner was sentenced in federal court yesterday for failing to pay over to the IRS nearly $1.7 million in payroll taxes. Randy K. Small, 51, of Lexington, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to three years in federal prison without parole.  The court also … Continue reading Lexington Business Owner, Randy K. Small Sentenced for Failing to Pay $1.7 Million in Payroll Taxes