Official: Man had explosive device strapped on before blast

NEW YORK/December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A pipe bomb that was strapped to a man went off in the New York City subway near the Times Square area of Manhattan on Monday, injuring the suspect and another person on the platform at the height of the morning rush hour, law enforcement officials said. The person on … Continue reading Official: Man had explosive device strapped on before blast

Russia’s Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties

CAIRO / December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Russian President Vladimir Putin, making his second visit to Egypt in as many years, held talks Monday with his Egyptian counterpart on their countries’ rapidly expanding ties. Egypt’s general-turned-president, Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, has visited Russia three times since the ouster of his Islamist predecessor in 2013. After taking office, … Continue reading Russia’s Putin lands in Egypt in sign of growing ties

Steelers lock up AFC North with 39-38 win over Ravens

PITTSBURGH/December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Ryan Shazier was everywhere. His helmet rested on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ bench. His jersey too. His face and #Shalieve stitched on specially-designed cleats. His familiar No. 50 printed in white in the middle of a gold circle on T-shirts worn by teammates searching for a way to let Shazier know … Continue reading Steelers lock up AFC North with 39-38 win over Ravens

Russia’s Putin makes stop at Russian military base in Syria

MOSCOW / December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Declaring a victory in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited a Russian military air base in the country and announced a partial pullout of Russian forces from the Mideast nation. Putin’s surprise visit marked his first trip to Syria, drawing a symbolic line under the campaign … Continue reading Russia’s Putin makes stop at Russian military base in Syria

The Latest: Kristen Bell stays warm before Globes noms

LOS ANGELES / December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local): 5 a.m. Decked in a large cozy sweater, actress Kristen Bell is sipping coffee and staying warm before she takes the stage to announce the nominees for the 75th Golden Globe Awards. Journalists … Continue reading The Latest: Kristen Bell stays warm before Globes noms

Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia / December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative kingdom next year, for the first time in more than 35 years, in the latest social push by the country’s young crown prince. It’s a stark reversal in a county where … Continue reading Saudi Arabia to allow movie theaters after decades of ban

Steelers wrap up AFC North title, set up showdown with Pats

PITTSBURGH /December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Ben Roethlisberger’s record-setting day finished with a carry just as valuable as any of the franchise-record 66 passes he threw. As the Pittsburgh Steelers poured onto the Heinz Field turf to celebrate a frantic 39-38 victory over Baltimore that wrapped up their third AFC North title in four years, … Continue reading Steelers wrap up AFC North title, set up showdown with Pats

St Louis Weather Conditions and Forecast, December 11, 2017

St Louis Weather Conditions, Forecast & Air Quality Index readings published by STL.News ST LOUIS, MO/December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) St Louis weather conditions & forecast readings from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport at 3:51 a.m at Latitude: 38.75°N, Longitude: 90.37°W – Elevation 604 feet.  Forecast is provided by the National Weather Service (N.W.S.). WARNING: … Continue reading St Louis Weather Conditions and Forecast, December 11, 2017