French candidate uses hologram to travel campaign trail

PARIS (AP)(STL.News) — French presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon can’t be in two places at once. But the 65-year-old hard-left hopeful is trying his hardest thanks to advances in technology. As Melenchon held a rally in Lyon on Sunday, a hologram of him was projected by satellite to crowds in Paris. Critics called it a headline-grabbing … Continue reading French candidate uses hologram to travel campaign trail

Blues’ Fabbri out for rest of season with ACL injury in knee

ST. LOUIS (AP)(STL.News) — St. Louis Blues forward Robby Fabbri will miss the rest of the season because of left knee injury. The team announced Sunday that Fabbri is out with an ACL injury and will be back for 2017-18 training camp. In corresponding roster moves, St. Louis recalled Magnus Paajarvi and Kenny Agostino from … Continue reading Blues’ Fabbri out for rest of season with ACL injury in knee

Despite White House warning, Israel pushes settlement bill

JERUSALEM/February 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Israel’s prime minister is moving ahead with a contentious law that would legalize dozens of settlement outposts in the West Bank, despite claims by experts that the bill itself is illegal and a warning from the White House that settlement construction “may not be helpful.” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is … Continue reading Despite White House warning, Israel pushes settlement bill

Pope records video message for fans attending Super Bowl

VATICAN CITY/February 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Look out, Lady Gaga. The pope is joining the Super Bowl frenzy. In a papal first, Pope Francis has recorded a video message that will be shown to tens of thousands of fans during Sunday’s Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons. A Vatican spokesman … Continue reading Pope records video message for fans attending Super Bowl

Court denies Trump request to immediately restore travel ban

WASHINGTON/February 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Rebuffed in its bid for a quick reversal, the White House said Sunday it expected the courts to reaffirm President Donald Trump’s executive power and reinstate a ban on refugees and travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. The case promised to extend into Monday at … Continue reading Court denies Trump request to immediately restore travel ban

Lucas Park Grille Launching Pad for Mardi Gras Pub Crawl

One Option for St. Louis Mardi Gras 2017 – Lucas Park Grille ST. LOUIS, MO/February 5, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) Lucas Park Grille – Mardi Gras is a grand time in the city of St. Louis.  We throw one of the biggest Mardi Gras parties in the country.  City officials say it’s the biggest outside of New … Continue reading Lucas Park Grille Launching Pad for Mardi Gras Pub Crawl

Asked about Putin, Trump says US isn’t ‘so innocent’

WASHINGTON/February 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump said he respects Vladimir Putin, and when an interviewer called the Russian leader “a killer,” Trump said the United States has many of them. “What do you think? Our country’s so innocent?” he told Fox’s Bill O’Reilly in an excerpt released by the network. The president’s interview … Continue reading Asked about Putin, Trump says US isn’t ‘so innocent’

The Latest: Pence calls federal judge’s order ‘frustrating’

WASHINGTON/February 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries (all times Eastern): 12:30 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is calling a federal court order declining to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban as “frustrating,” describing it as inconsistent and unconstitutional. … Continue reading The Latest: Pence calls federal judge’s order ‘frustrating’