http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink. She had voted for the president-elect on the belief that he would knock the moneyed elites from their perch in Washington, D.C. And she knew Trump’s pick for Treasury_Steven Mnuchin_all too well. OneWest, a bank formerly owned by a […]The post Trump voter lost her home to new Treasury secretary appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.
http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump is poised to take a victory lap on Thursday, appearing first in Indiana to salute workers at a factory that he made a campaign promise to save and then in Ohio on the first stop of a “Thank You Tour” to honor the supporters in states that gave […]The post Trump to take victory lap at factory, rally appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.
http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers put in a strong showing on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. Holiday spending rose 9 percent Thursday and Friday combined, compared with the same two-day period last year, according to First Data. The bump was fueled by shoppers turning to online deals. E-commerce sales rose 10.8 percent for the two-day […]The post First Data: Thanksgiving, Black Friday sales up 9 percent appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.
http://www.stl.news - MIAMI (AP)(STL.News) — Isabella Prio was born in Miami, is 20 now and a junior at Boston College who fully expects to return to Cuba someday and help shape the island’s future. But she’s never been to the country where her grandfather was once president and refuses to visit until it’s a democracy. Cherie Cancio, […]The post Cuban-American millennials anticipate role in evolving Cuba appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.
http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump’s transition (all times EST): 4:55 p.m. Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has filed a request for a recount with Wisconsin election officials. State Elections Commission Administrator Mike Haas said Stein filed the request around mid-afternoon Friday, about an hour and a half ahead of a […]The post The Latest: Green Party’s Stein files for Wisconsin recount appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.
http://www.stl.news - MIAMI (AP)(STL.News) — Within half an hour of the Cuban government’s official announcement that former President Fidel Castro had died, Miami’s Little Havana teemed with life — and cheers. Thousands of people banged pots with spoons, waved Cuban flags in the air and whooped in jubilation on Calle Ocho — 8th Street, and the heart […]The post Cubans in Miami: Revelry and reflection after Castro’s death appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.
http://www.stl.news - COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Steady chants of: “Keep coach O” streamed out of LSU’s locker room after the 25th-ranked Tigers got a 54-39 win over No. 22 Texas A&M on Thursday night. It’s clear the LSU’s players want interim coach Ed Orgeron to remain in charge. The question is what the school’s administration plans […]The post Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.
http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — The military parade for Donald Trump has come early. Two months before Inauguration Day festivities, an extraordinary number of recently retired generals, including some who clashed with President Barack Obama’s administration, are marching to the president-elect’s doorstep for job interviews. It’s not unusual for an incoming administration to consider a retired general […]The post Trump’s parade of retired generals raises questions appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.
http://hishamwyne.com - Brexit is taking up all the headlines. But what does it mean for Dubai, and Brits in the sandlands? Fret not — these 7 quick points have you covered.
http://www.backlakefishing.com - It’s only a matter of days before the excitement of smelt fishing season becomes a buzz. A tradition that has been going on for years and has remained strong deep within the roots of most Northern Ontario families and Native cultures. This will be my second season of smelt fishing, inspired by my younger cousin […]
http://www.backlakefishing.com - I had the pleasure of joining some of the boys over at TRUE NORTH ANGLER this past weekend as we journeyed into the Temagami area. We first started on Net Lake. The average depth ranged from 10 to 40 feet. We were told deeper locations did exist in the lake but we couldn’t find a […]
http://blog.webhose.io - In the spring of 2015, as Israel prepared for general elections, virtually all of the mainstream media analysts believed that change was in the air.Conventional wisdom at that time had it that the Israeli populace was ready to turn its back on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the government led by his Likud Party since 2009.