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South Carolina News: Lancaster Resident, Brandon Shane Polston Pleads to Federal Firearm Charges Relating to Firearms Stolen From National Guard Armory

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Brandon Shane Polston, age 32, of Lancaster, plead guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of firearms, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), 924(a)(2), and 924(e), and to possession of machineguns and a destructive device not … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lancaster Resident, Brandon Shane Polston Pleads to Federal Firearm Charges Relating to Firearms Stolen From National Guard Armory

Jackson: I’m not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

MINNEAPOLIS /February 03, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Janet Jackson wants to make it crystal clear: She will not be joining Justin Timberlake during this year’s Super Bowl halftime show. The pop icon says in a statement “to put to rest any speculation or rumors” as to whether she will be performing at the Super Bowl between the Philadelphia … Continue reading Jackson: I’m not performing at Super Bowl with Timberlake

Kenyan opposition leader ‘sworn in’ as event called treason

NAIROBI, Kenya/January 30, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— In a ceremony that Kenya’s government warned would be treason, opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday was sworn in as “the people’s president” during a mock inauguration protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta’s new term after months of deadly election turmoil. The government cut live transmission of the country’s top three TV channels … Continue reading Kenyan opposition leader ‘sworn in’ as event called treason

Howie Kendrick and National agree to $7M, 2-year contract

WASHINGTON/January 15, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Nationals have agreed to a $7 million, two-year contract with outfielder Howie Kendrick, a deal subject to a successful physical. Agent Pat Murphy confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Monday. USA Today was first to report the deal. Kendrick, 34, hit .293 with seven home runs and RBIs in … Continue reading Howie Kendrick and National agree to $7M, 2-year contract

Vegas bookies cheering national title game wagers

LAS VEGAS/January 06, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— It’s not exactly the Super Bowl — that will have to wait another month — but Las Vegas bookies are looking to cash in on college football’s national championship game. Bettors, too, are hoping to make a score on the last college football game of the season. “I’m expecting a monster … Continue reading Vegas bookies cheering national title game wagers

UConn still unanimous No. 1 in AP women’s hoops poll

NEW YORK / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — UConn remains the unanimous No. 1 team in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll. There wasn’t much movement in the Top 25 this week with most schools in exam break. The Huskies (8-0), who received all 32 votes from the national media panel on Monday, had the … Continue reading UConn still unanimous No. 1 in AP women’s hoops poll

Firefighters had to step aside as winds powered infernos

FALLBROOK, Calif. /December 9,2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Firefighters in Southern California were on high alert for dangerous fire potential even before the first blazes broke out. But once flames met ferocious winds, fire crews were mostly powerless to stop infernos that destroyed more than 500 buildings, killed dozens of horses and forced hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading Firefighters had to step aside as winds powered infernos

St. Louis Fed’s Bullard Discusses Future of U.S. Monetary Policy Path in a Global Context

LONDON, ENGLAND July, 1, 2017 (STL.NEWS)  Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard addressed “The Path Forward for U.S. Monetary Policy in a Global Context” on Thursday during the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum’s City Lecture. Given that the U.S. economy remains in a low-growth, low-inflation, low-interest-rate regime, the current level of the policy … Continue reading St. Louis Fed’s Bullard Discusses Future of U.S. Monetary Policy Path in a Global Context