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Malaysia searches for 4 N. Korean suspects who left country

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http://www.stl.news - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP)(STL.News) — Investigators are looking for four North Korean men who flew out of Malaysia the same day Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean ruler’s outcast half brother, apparently was poisoned at an airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian police said Sunday. Since Kim’s death last week, authorities have been trying to piece […]The post Malaysia searches for 4 N. Korean suspects who left country appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

2 dead, torrents of rain slam Southern California

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http://www.stl.news - LOS ANGELES/February 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A huge Pacific storm parked itself over Southern California and unloaded, ravaging roads, opening sinkholes and leading to the deaths of at least two people. The storm feeding on an atmospheric river of moisture stretching far out into the ocean was at its most fierce late Friday afternoon, dropping […]The post 2 dead, torrents of rain slam Southern California appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

Assessor Expects Property Values To Rise In North County

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http://www.stl.news - February 17, 2017 (STL.News) Early signs indicate that property values are increasing once again in Florissant, Ferguson, and other parts of North St. Louis County for the first time in four years. That’s according to St. Louis County Assessor Jake Zimmerman.  While he doesn’t indicate by how much property values in North County communities are anticipated […]The post Assessor Expects Property Values To Rise In North County appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

Global stocks mixed on upbeat US data, rate hike prospects

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http://www.stl.news - SEOUL, South Korea/February 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks were mixed Thursday as investors took profit amid expectations that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates more aggressively than expected following upbeat U.S. economic data. KEEPING SCORE: European markets got off to a weak start with Britain’s FTSE 100 down 0.4 percent to 7,272.37. France’s […]The post Global stocks mixed on upbeat US data, rate hike prospects appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

Pope Francis: Native people have rights over their lands

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http://www.stl.news - VATICAN CITY/February 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump administration, which is pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American Indians. Francis met with representatives of indigenous peoples […]The post Pope Francis: Native people have rights over their lands appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

Global stocks mostly lower as investors await Yellen remarks

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http://www.stl.news - TOKYO/February 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Stock markets in Europe and Asia were subdued Tuesday as investors awaited comments by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen for signs on the pace of interest rate increases in the world’s largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX was flat at 11,774 and the CAC40 of France was up 0.1 percent […]The post Global stocks mostly lower as investors await Yellen remarks appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

Trudeau visits Trump in crucial meeting for Canada

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http://www.stl.news - OTTAWA, Ontario/February 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump will participate in a roundtable discussion about women in the work force Monday, an early sign of cooperation as Trudeau seeks to have good relations so Canada is not targeted in trade talks. In his first face-to-face meeting with […]The post Trudeau visits Trump in crucial meeting for Canada appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

North Korea test-fires missile, apparently challenging Trump

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http://www.stl.news - PYONGYANG, North Korea/February 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — In an implicit challenge to President Donald Trump, North Korea appeared to fire a ballistic missile early Sunday in what would be its first such test of the year. After receiving word of the launch, Trump stood at his south Florida estate with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, […]The post North Korea test-fires missile, apparently challenging Trump appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

The Latest: Patriots owner joins Trump, Abe for dinner

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/February 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Robert Kraft, the owner of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots, is joining President Donald Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and their wives for dinner at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. Trump began the dinner at Mar-a-Lago’s crowded […]The post The Latest: Patriots owner joins Trump, Abe for dinner appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Palestinian writer afraid to go home amid uproar over novel

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http://www.stl.news - RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP)(STL.News) — A young Palestinian author is stranded in Qatar after Palestinian authorities in the West Bank confiscated all copies of his latest novel and issued an arrest warrant for him — accusing him of including “sexual terms” in a provocative work that takes aim at taboo issues such as fanaticism, religious […]The post Palestinian writer afraid to go home amid uproar over novel appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Murphy-led Minnesota outlasts Iowa 101-89 in 2OT

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http://www.stl.news - MINNEAPOLIS (AP)(STL.News) — The Minnesota Gophers were overdue for a tight-game victory like this. The Iowa Hawkeyes made them work extra for it. Jordan Murphy scored a career-high 25 points with 19 rebounds and four blocks, Nate Mason had 25 points and seven assists with only one turnover and Minnesota outlasted Iowa 101-89 in double […]The post Murphy-led Minnesota outlasts Iowa 101-89 in 2OT appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Dow, DuPont try more divestments in seeking merger approval

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http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK/February 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Dow Chemical and DuPont say they’re willing to make more business divestments as a way to nudge European regulators who remain wary of their proposed merger. The companies plan to join in a $62 billion deal and then break apart into three separate, publicly traded companies. The companies would […]The post Dow, DuPont try more divestments in seeking merger approval appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.