ATHENS, Greece | New Greek port owners face repair cost setback

ATHENS, Greece  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Owners of the newly-privatized port of Thessaloniki, in Greece’s second-largest city, say they will need to spend an additional 27 million euros ($33.4 million) on unforeseen equipment repairs and upgrades, arguing that facilities were in far worse condition than described by the previous, state-appointed management. The port’s sale … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | New Greek port owners face repair cost setback

PATTAYA, Thailand | Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

PATTAYA, Thailand  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, were acquitted Tuesday by a court in Thailand on charges of violating labor laws but still face other charges which could land them in prison … Continue reading PATTAYA, Thailand | Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

PORTLAND, Maine | Trump administration defends Obama’s Atlantic monument

PORTLAND, Maine  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Trump administration on Tuesday defended an underwater monument established by former President Barack Obama to protect marine life in the Atlantic Ocean and asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit from fishermen trying to eliminate it. The fishing groups sued in federal court in Washington, challenging the … Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Trump administration defends Obama’s Atlantic monument

PHILADELPHIA | Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Philly

PHILADELPHIA  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  A Southwest Airlines flight from New York’s La Guardia Airport to Dallas made an emergency landing at Philadelphia’s airport Tuesday with part of the covering from its left engine ripped off. Passengers walked off the plane on the tarmac at the airport. It wasn’t immediately known if anyone on … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing in Philly

NORRISTOWN, Pa | The Latest: Police sergeant says DA shut down Cosby probe

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on the Bill Cosby’s sexual-assault retrial (all times local): 12:05 p.m. A police sergeant has told jurors that a suburban Philadelphia prosecutor abruptly shut down an initial investigation into allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a woman. Cheltenham Township Police Sgt. Richard Schaffer testified Tuesday that then-Montgomery … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | The Latest: Police sergeant says DA shut down Cosby probe

BOSTON | Determined cancer survivor completes Boston Marathon

BOSTON  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Cancer survivor Mary Shertenlieb wasn’t about to let rain, wind or cold stop her. Shertenlieb crossed the Boston Marathon finish line at 12:18 a.m. Tuesday, about 13 hours after she started the race. The leukemia survivor was at mile 15 on Monday when she went to a medical tent, … Continue reading BOSTON | Determined cancer survivor completes Boston Marathon

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

WASHINGTON  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on President Donald Trump and adult film star Stormy Daniels (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The porn actress alleging a sexual affair with President Donald Trump has released a composite sketch of the man she says threatened her in a Las Vegas parking lot to stay quiet about … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Daniels releases sketch of man in parking lot

99,000 Investors and $5.8B in Commercial Properties Now on CrowdStreet, Which Is Emerging as Powerhouse in Online Real Estate Investing

PORTLAND, Ore./ April 17, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — With a steady focus and at an accelerated pace, CrowdStreet is moving the fundraising component of the $15-trillion commercial and multifamily real estate business online, helping real estate developers and operators raise capital and acquire new investors online, and helping high-net-worth investors build wealth through online real estate … Continue reading 99,000 Investors and $5.8B in Commercial Properties Now on CrowdStreet, Which Is Emerging as Powerhouse in Online Real Estate Investing