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A Look Back at the Best of the Best – STL Restaurant News

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http://www.stl.news - Best of the Best – STL Restaurant News St. Louis, MO/December 25, 2016 (STL.News) STL Restaurant News – St. Louis is no doubt the culinary capital of the mid-west. With its many awarding winning, nationally recognized restaurants, top chefs, noteworthy breweries, wineries and more, there’s much to write about. We try to keep our readers […]The post A Look Back at the Best of the Best – STL Restaurant News appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

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

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http://www.stl.news - 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 […]The post GOP on taxes: Cut rates, brackets but what about the deficit appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Continuing battle with media, Trump avoids news conference

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http://www.stl.news - WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — Less than a month from taking office, President-elect Donald Trump has yet to hold the traditional news conference that most incoming presidents have held within days of their victory. As of Thursday, it had been 147 days since Trump held his last formal news conference as a candidate. Trump, […]The post Continuing battle with media, Trump avoids news conference appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Trump: Deadly violence in Germany is ‘attack on humanity’

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http://www.stl.news - Deadly violence in Germany PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the deadly truck attack on a Christmas market in Germany was “an attack on humanity and it’s got to be stopped.” He also suggested he might go forward with his campaign pledge to temporarily ban Muslim immigrants from coming to […]The post Trump: Deadly violence in Germany is ‘attack on humanity’ appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains

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http://www.stl.news - Global stocks mixed – Wall Street gains BEIJING (AP)(STL.News) — Global stock markets were mixed in a narrow range Wednesday after U.S. stocks hit record levels despite attacks in Germany and Turkey. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, France’s CAC-40 was off 0.1 percent at 4,846.69 and Germany’s DAX was unchanged at 11,468.44. Britain’s FTSE 100 […]The post Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Report: DEA records show W. Va. flooded with painkillers

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http://www.stl.news - CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP)(STL.News) — Drug wholesalers shipped 780 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to West Virginia in just six years, a period when 1,728 people fatally overdosed on these two painkillers, according to an investigation by the Charleston Gazette-Mail. That amounts to 433 of the frequently abused opioid pills for every man, woman and child […]The post Report: DEA records show W. Va. flooded with painkillers appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency

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http://www.stl.news - Electoral College WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — And you thought Election Day was in November. Electors are set to gather in every state on Monday to formally elect Donald Trump president even as anti-Trump forces try one last time to deny him the White House. Protests are planned for state capitals, but they are unlikely to persuade […]The post Electoral College meets amid effort to deny Trump presidency appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Trump says Michelle Obama’s ‘no hope’ comment about the past

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http://www.stl.news - MOBILE, Ala. (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump said first lady Michelle Obama “must have been talking about the past” when she said there’s no sense of hope after his election. Trump, speaking Saturday at the final rally of his postelection “thank you” tour, then resisted escalating the spat further, suggesting “she made that statement not […]The post Trump says Michelle Obama’s ‘no hope’ comment about the past appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

China says ‘appropriately handling’ US Navy drone issue

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http://www.stl.news - US Navy drone issue BEIJING (AP)(STL.News) — China said Saturday that its military was in contact with its American counterparts on “appropriately handling” the Chinese navy’s seizure of a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider, one of the most serious incidents between the two militaries in years. The one-sentence comment by the foreign ministry offered no […]The post China says ‘appropriately handling’ US Navy drone issue appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Venezuelans scramble as most-used banknote becomes void

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http://www.stl.news - CARACAS, Venezuela (AP)(STL.News) — Venezuela became a country without cash Friday. As the country’s most widely used banknote went out of circulation, the higher-denomination bills that were supposed to replace the 100-bolivar note had not yet arrived at banks or ATMs. In the capital, people were relying on credit cards and bank transfers, or avoiding […]The post Venezuelans scramble as most-used banknote becomes void appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Border cities worry that ending NAFTA would hurt economies

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http://www.stl.news - NAFTA LAREDO, Texas (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump’s only visit to the U.S.-Mexico border while running for president was a stop in Laredo that lasted less than three hours. On some days, that’s not long enough for 18-wheelers hauling foreign-made dishwashers and car batteries to lurch through the gridlocked crossing. Trump’s campaign promise to tear apart […]The post Border cities worry that ending NAFTA would hurt economies appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

The Latest: Dems say GSA says Trump must divest from hotel

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http://www.stl.news - Trump must divest from hotel according to GSA WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on Donald Trump’s transition to the presidency. (All times EST): 8:10 a.m. Democrats on the House oversight committee say a government administrator told them that Donald Trump must divest himself of all financial interests in his Washington hotel or be in breach […]The post The Latest: Dems say GSA says Trump must divest from hotel appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.