Trump defends Russia outreach amid US intel criticism

Trump defends Russia NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. intelligence officials are convinced that Russia meddled in the presidential race. But that hasn’t changed President-elect Donald Trump’s call for warmer relations with Moscow. Trump declared in a series of tweets on Saturday that “only ‘stupid’ people or fools” would come to a different conclusion. “Having a … Continue reading Trump defends Russia outreach amid US intel criticism

US seeks death penalty in Florida airport shooting case

Death penalty is goal FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — While investigators try to figure out the motive of an Iraq war veteran accused of killing five travelers and wounding six others at a busy international airport in Florida, the suspected gunman was charged and could face the death penalty if convicted. Esteban Santiago, 26, was … Continue reading US seeks death penalty in Florida airport shooting case

Blast in Syrian town on Turkish border kills nearly 50

Blast in Syrian town BEIRUT (AP)(STL.News) — A car bomb ripped through a busy commercial district in a rebel-held Syrian town along the Turkish border Saturday, killing nearly 50 in a huge explosion that damaged buildings and left rescuers scrambling to find survivors amid the wreckage, opposition activists said. Rescuers and doctors said the explosion … Continue reading Blast in Syrian town on Turkish border kills nearly 50

Russia role in Syria undiminished despite latest withdrawal

Russia role in Syria undiminished BEIRUT (AP)(STL.News) — Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to cast himself as a peacemaker in Syria, after his military proved to be the difference in the battle for Aleppo. The Russian military announced Friday it was withdrawing its flagship vessels from the Syrian coast, and Putin has sent his envoys … Continue reading Russia role in Syria undiminished despite latest withdrawal

The Latest: 1 airport victim to be released from hospital

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on Airport Shooting-Florida (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Florida hospital officials say one of the airport shooting victims is expected to be released. Six gunshot victims were brought to Broward Health Medical Center after Friday’s shooting in which five others died. Officials said Saturday at a news conference … Continue reading The Latest: 1 airport victim to be released from hospital

Hendricks BBQ & Moonshine Blues Bar

BBQ, Flying Pigs, Blues & Moonshine @ Hendricks BBQ ST CHARLES, MO/January 7, 2016 (STLRestaurant.News) Located on Main Street In the Historic French Town’s 1920 St. Charles Waterworks building, is home to the flourishing Hendricks BBQ and Moonshine Blues Bar.  Co-Owners/Developers Dr. Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes love old buildings.  In fact they consider themselves … Continue reading Hendricks BBQ & Moonshine Blues Bar

Mardi Gras season kicks off with cakes, street car rides

NEW ORLEANS (AP)(STL.News) — People in greater New Orleans braved the cold and rain Friday to mark the start of the Mardi Gras Season, standing in pre-dawn, windy lines to buy celebratory cakes and closing the evening on a rainy night with costumed street car rides. The holiday season begins on Epiphany, commemorating the day … Continue reading Mardi Gras season kicks off with cakes, street car rides

Sarkisian: Time away showed me I loved coaching football

TAMPA, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — Steve Sarkisian has been cramming for a final exam he didn’t know he’d have to take. The newly elevated Alabama offensive coordinator had all of a week after his earlier-than-expected promotion to prepare and implement the game plan for Monday night’s national championship game with No. 3 Clemson. Not to mention … Continue reading Sarkisian: Time away showed me I loved coaching football