Trump says he will dissolve foundation amid NY investigation

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday he will dissolve his charitable foundation amid efforts to eliminate any conflicts of interest before he takes office next month. The revelation comes as the New York attorney general’s office investigates the foundation following media reports that foundation spending went to benefit Trump’s campaign. … Continue reading Trump says he will dissolve foundation amid NY investigation

The Latest: Democrats say closing Trump charity not enough

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest news from President-elect Donald Trump (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The Democratic National Committee is criticizing President-elect Donald Trump for not doing more to address potential conflicts of interest as he prepares to assume the presidency. Trump said Saturday that he will dissolve the Donald J. Trump … Continue reading The Latest: Democrats say closing Trump charity not enough

The Comfortable Elegance of Frank Papa’s Ristorante

A Little Taste of Italy in Brentwood – Frank Papa’s Ristorante Brentwood, MO/December 24, 2016 (STLRestaurant.News) – Every community has that one terrific restaurant that’s the “go to” place for a special night out.  It’s that place with the linen tablecloths, elegant ambiance, good service, good wine, and terrific food.  For Brentwood residents, that’s Frank Papa’s … Continue reading The Comfortable Elegance of Frank Papa’s Ristorante

Israel’s Netanyahu lashes out at Obama over UN vote

JERUSALEM (AP)(STL.News) — Israel’s prime minister lashed out at President Barack Obama on Saturday, accusing him of a “shameful ambush” at the United Nations over West Bank settlements and saying he is looking forward to working with his “friend” President-elect Donald Trump. Benjamin Netanyahu’s comments came a day after the United States broke with past … Continue reading Israel’s Netanyahu lashes out at Obama over UN vote

The Latest: Titans QB Mariota out with broken right fibula

(STL.News) – The Latest on week 16 of the NFL season on Saturday (all times local): ___ 5 p.m. Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is out for the season with a broken right leg. Coach Mike Mularkey says Mariota will need a minimum of six weeks to recover from a fractured fibula. Mariota left the … Continue reading The Latest: Titans QB Mariota out with broken right fibula

As Obama accomplished policy goals, his party floundered

WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — In boasting about his tenure in the White House, President Barack Obama often cites numbers like these: 15 million new jobs, a 4.9 percent unemployment rate and 74 months of consecutive job growth. There’s one number you will almost never hear: More than 1,030 seats. That’s the number of spots in state … Continue reading As Obama accomplished policy goals, his party floundered

The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

The holiday shopping season losing power NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power in the year’s sales. November and December now account for less than 21 percent of annual retail sales at physical stores, down from a peak of over 25 percent, and experts believe it’ll keep dropping. … Continue reading The holiday shopping season is losing some of its power

GOP on taxes: Cut rates, brackets but what about the deficit

GOP on taxes WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — Congressional Republicans are planning a massive overhaul of the nation’s tax system next year, a heavy political lift that could ultimately affect families at every income level and businesses of every size. Their goal is to simplify a complicated tax code that rewards wealthy people with smart accountants, and … Continue reading GOP on taxes: Cut rates, brackets but what about the deficit