Asian stock markets mixed on final trading day of 2016

Asian stock markets mixed SEOUL, South Korea (AP)(STL.News) — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday with little economic news to move the markets on the final trading day of 2016. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.2 percent to 19,114.37 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index rose 1.1 percent to 22,029.80. China’s Shanghai Composite Index … Continue reading Asian stock markets mixed on final trading day of 2016

Sugarfire Smoke House Owners to Open burger joint Hi-Pointe Drive-In

Sugarfire Smoke House Owners to Open burger joint Hi-Pointe Drive-In St. Louis, MO/December 29, 2016 (STLRestaurant.News) – Hi-Pointe Drive-In is being built at the old location of Del Taco on McCausland and Ethel Avenues in St. Louis. They could be finished with the build in three to four weeks as of November 1st, 2016. The … Continue reading Sugarfire Smoke House Owners to Open burger joint Hi-Pointe Drive-In

AP Explains: Did Trump just create 8,000 jobs?

Did Trump just create 8,000 jobs? WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump gave himself kudos for the creation of 8,000 new U.S. jobs by a Japanese tech mogul, saying it was proof of “the spirit and the hope” stirred by his presidential win. But for those particular jobs, Trump was basically taking a bow for the … Continue reading AP Explains: Did Trump just create 8,000 jobs?

Officers killed in the line of duty rose in 2016

Police officers killed rose in 2016 (AP)(STL.News) The number of police killed in the line of duty rose sharply in 2016, driven by shootings of police around the country, most notably ambushes in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. From Jan. 1 through Wednesday, 135 officers lost their lives. Some died in traffic accidents, but nearly … Continue reading Officers killed in the line of duty rose in 2016

Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking

Obama retaliates against Russia HONOLULU (AP)(STL.News) — In a sweeping response to election hacking and other meddlesome behavior, President Barack Obama on Thursday sanctioned Russian intelligence services and their top officials, kicked out 35 Russian officials and closed down two Russian-owned compounds in the U.S. It was the strongest action the Obama administration has taken … Continue reading Obama retaliates against Russia for election hacking

Pay to rise for millions as 19 states increase minimum wage

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)(STL.News) — It will be a happy New Year indeed for millions of the lowest-paid U.S. workers. Nineteen states, including New York and California, will ring in the year with an increase in the minimum wage. Massachusetts and Washington state will have the highest new minimum wages in the country, at $11 per … Continue reading Pay to rise for millions as 19 states increase minimum wage

US stocks drift lower in afternoon trading; oil price slips

US stocks drift lower in afternoon trading (AP)(STL.News) U.S. stock indexes drifted lower in late-afternoon trading Thursday, on course for their second loss in two days. Financial stocks fell the most. Energy companies also declined as the price of U.S. crude oil closed lower. Utilities, real estate stocks and phone companies, all known for paying … Continue reading US stocks drift lower in afternoon trading; oil price slips

Bring in the New Year All Week Long – Candicci’s Restaurant

Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar Celebration BALLWIN, MO/December 29, 2016 (STL.News) Most restaurants offer some kind of specials for New Year’s Eve…the one night out of the year when you definitely don’t want to be at home slaving over a hot stove. But this year, Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar is giving you the opportunity to enjoy … Continue reading Bring in the New Year All Week Long – Candicci’s Restaurant