Pro-Russia incumbent wins Czech presidential election

PRAGUE/January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Czech Republic’s pro-Russia president won a second five-year term Saturday after beating a political newcomer viewed as more Western-oriented in a runoff vote. With ballots from almost 99 percent of polling stations counted, the Czech Statistics Office said President Milos Zeman had received 51.6 percent of the vote during the two-day … Continue reading Pro-Russia incumbent wins Czech presidential election

Egypt’s former top auditor injured in brawl outside his home

CAIRO/January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Egypt’s former top auditor on Saturday suffered injuries to his face and leg during a brawl with unidentified men outside his suburban Cairo home, according to security officials. Hisham Genena was earlier this month named as one of two top aides to would-be presidential candidate Sami Annan, a former military chief of … Continue reading Egypt’s former top auditor injured in brawl outside his home

Cash For Houses SWFL Offers Homeowners Essential Tips For Best Returns On Quick, All-Cash Deals

NAPLES, Fla. & The Southwest Florida Area/January 27, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –There are many cash, quick close options available to Southwest Florida property owners. Although many such deals offer lucrative terms and benefits, not all are actually profitable or even ethical. According to Cash For Houses SWFL, Florida’s trusted property purchaser that buys Southwest Florida houses … Continue reading Cash For Houses SWFL Offers Homeowners Essential Tips For Best Returns On Quick, All-Cash Deals

Iheanacho brace as Leicester thrashes Peterborough in FA Cup

LONDON/January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Kelechi Iheanacho grabbed a first-half double as Premier League team Leicester beat third-tier Peterborough 5-1 Saturday in the FA Cup fourth round. Fousseni Diabate also scored twice on a promising debut, with Wilfred Ndidi completing the scoresheet. Andrew Hughes got a consolation goal for Peterborough at London Road. Fourth-tier Newport hosts Tottenham … Continue reading Iheanacho brace as Leicester thrashes Peterborough in FA Cup

AuctionTime.com Launches Online Equipment Auction Website for United Country Real Estate

LINCOLN, Neb./ Jan. 27, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — United Country Real Estate has launched an online equipment auction website—www.UCEquipmentAuctions.com—hosted by AuctionTime.com, the leader in online only auctions for agriculture and construction equipment, commercial trucks and trailers. The website pulls auction listings (primarily farm and ag equipment) from hundreds of UCRE branch locations across the U.S. into … Continue reading AuctionTime.com Launches Online Equipment Auction Website for United Country Real Estate

Officials say 95 killed, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing

KABUL, Afghanistan/January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul, authorities said. The bombing Saturday came just a week after Taliban militants killed 22 at an international hotel in the city. The attacker used … Continue reading Officials say 95 killed, 158 wounded in Afghan car bombing

Halep proud of her new mentality despite Aussie Open defeat

MELBOURNE, Australia/January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Simona Halep saved three match points in her exhausting, nearly four-hour match against Lauren Davis in the third round and then another two match points in her gutsy, come-from-behind semifinal win over Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open. When it came time to do the same against Caroline Wozniacki in the … Continue reading Halep proud of her new mentality despite Aussie Open defeat

AP FACT CHECK: Trump oversells economic performance

WASHINGTON/January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Just last month, President Donald Trump was crowing about his chances for seeing the U.S. post 3 percent economic growth in 2017 and scoffing at the skeptics who predicted much less. Turns out the skeptics — actually, mainstream economists — were right and he was wrong. This became clear Friday just as … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: Trump oversells economic performance