Report: Owners eye sale of C&A fashion chain to Chinese firm

BERLIN/January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— German weekly news magazine Der Spiegel reported Sunday that the owners of European fashion chain C&A are considering selling the company to a Chinese investor. Der Spiegel published a report online that cited unnamed company sources saying a deal was close to completion. C&A operates hundreds of retail stores across Europe, Latin … Continue reading Report: Owners eye sale of C&A fashion chain to Chinese firm

Body found, increasing California mudslides death toll to 20

MONTECITO, Calif/January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The death toll at the scene of devastating mudslides in a Southern California community rose to 20 Sunday as the list of those still missing shrunk to four. Santa Barbara County spokesman Justin Cooper said authorities located a body but did not give any other information, only saying the coroner’s office … Continue reading Body found, increasing California mudslides death toll to 20

City’s unbeaten run in EPL ends with 4-3 loss at Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, England/January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Manchester City’s 22-match unbeaten run in the Premier League came to a crashing halt with a 4-3 loss to Liverpool in a wild and thrilling game at Anfield on Sunday. City finally stumbled at a ground where the team has a long history of struggles — with just one league win … Continue reading City’s unbeaten run in EPL ends with 4-3 loss at Liverpool

King’s words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

ATLANTA/January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Though his voice was silenced nearly 50 years ago, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of nonviolence still resonates and inspires. Decades ago, the famed civil rights leader – also regarded as one of America’s greatest orators – recalled driving one night from Atlanta to Chattanooga, Tennessee, with his brother A.D. … Continue reading King’s words still inspire nearly 50 years after his death

Jane Lee is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

LAKE BLUFF, Ill./ Jan. 14, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Jane Lee is recognized by Continental Who’s Who as 2017-2018 Realtor of the Year for her excellence in the Real Estate field. Lee’s professional title is President of the Jane Lee Team at RE/MAX, which specializes in Residential Real Estate. She has spent 26 years in the … Continue reading Jane Lee is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile’s restive Mapuche region

TEMUCO, Chile/January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— When Pope Francis visits the de facto capital of Chile’s Mapuche people, he will be inserting himself into one of Latin America’s longest-running conflicts involving indigenous populations, and one that periodically erupts in violence. Leaders of both the Mapuches and the Chilean government have said in recent weeks they hope Francis … Continue reading Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile’s restive Mapuche region

NATO chief: UN convention won’t rid world of nuclear arms

STOCKHOLM/January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— NATO’s secretary general says the military alliance supports the idea of a world without nuclear weapons, but doesn’t believe it can be achieved by imposing a ban through the United Nations convention on nuclear weapons. Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said during a speech at a security conference in Sweden on Sunday that … Continue reading NATO chief: UN convention won’t rid world of nuclear arms

Jags-Steelers, Vikings-Saints playoff ready

January 14, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-The NFL divisional playoffs wrap up with a doubleheader Sunday starting in Pittsburgh where the AFC North champion Steelers (13-3) host the upstart Jacksonville Jaguars. The winner earns a trip to New England to face the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots in next week’s AFC title game. The third-seeded Jaguars (11-6) drilled the … Continue reading Jags-Steelers, Vikings-Saints playoff ready