Published Blogs News

Snow storm blankets parts of North Carolina, Virginia

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - DURHAM, N.C. (AP)(STL.News) — A winter storm blanketed parts of North Carolina and Virginia with snow early Saturday as its slow march across the Southeast left grocery store shelves empty and roads icy and impassible. The National Weather Service said North Carolina cities including Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Roxboro had received six inches or more of […]The post Snow storm blankets parts of North Carolina, Virginia appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Winter storm: South braces for snow, sleet and freezing rain

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)(STL.News) — Panicked shoppers emptied shelves of bread and milk, road workers began working 12-hour shifts, and governors in Alabama and Georgia declared states of emergencies ahead of a winter storm stalking the South. In Cary, North Carolina, Stuart Hall’s regular run for groceries looked like something out of the just concluded holiday […]The post Winter storm: South braces for snow, sleet and freezing rain appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Trump’s deportation vow spurs California farmers into action

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - FRESNO, Calif. (AP)(STL.News) — Days after Donald Trump won the White House vowing to deport millions of people in the country illegally and fortify the Mexican border, California farmer Kevin Herman ordered nearly $600,000 in new equipment, cutting the number of workers he’ll need starting with the next harvest. Herman, who grows figs, persimmons and […]The post Trump’s deportation vow spurs California farmers into action appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Events set this week to celebrate Elvis’ birthday in Memphis

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - Elvis’ birthday MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)(STL.News) Elvis’ birthday — Events begin Thursday in Memphis to mark what would have been Elvis Presley’s 82nd birthday, with a cake-cutting ceremony on the front lawn of his home at Graceland. A total of 164 pieces have been consigned for an auction to be held Saturday at The Guest House […]The post Events set this week to celebrate Elvis’ birthday in Memphis appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Chinese data gives stock markets early year shot in the arm

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - Chinese data fuels the market LONDON (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks advanced Tuesday, with U.S. markets set to ring in 2017 with gains, after upbeat Chinese and British manufacturing data bolstered investor sentiment. The dollar and oil prices started the new year as they closed out the last — pushing higher. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 […]The post Chinese data gives stock markets early year shot in the arm appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Under 3 weeks left: Obama in closing stretch of presidency

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - HONOLULU (AP)(STL.News) — His last presidential vacation behind him, Barack Obama is entering the closing stretch of his presidency, an eleventh-hour push to tie up loose ends and put finishing touches on his legacy before handing the reins to President-elect Donald Trump. Obama returns to Washington midday Monday from Hawaii with just two-and-a-half weeks left. […]The post Under 3 weeks left: Obama in closing stretch of presidency appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

The Latest: Israel identifies victim of Istanbul shooting

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - Istanbul shooting ISTANBUL (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on a deadly attack on an Istanbul nightclub. (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Israeli woman has been identified as one of the 39 victims of the shooting attack in an Istanbul nightclub. Israel’s foreign ministry confirms that 18-year-old Leanne Nasser from the Israeli-Arab town of Tira was […]The post The Latest: Israel identifies victim of Istanbul shooting appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

IS claims Baghdad blasts that killed at least 28

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - BAGHDAD (AP)(STL.News) — A pair of bomb blasts targeting a market in central Baghdad Saturday killed at least 28 people and wounded at least 54, according to police and medical officials. The attacks took place early Saturday morning in al-Sinak, a busy market selling car accessories, food and clothes as well as agricultural seeds and […]The post IS claims Baghdad blasts that killed at least 28 appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

The Latest: Putin says Russia will not expel US diplomats

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - Putin says Russia will not expel diplomats WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Russia over hacking attacks in the US elections (all times EST): 7:45 a.m. President Vladimir Putin has condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia but says Moscow will not retaliate by expelling American […]The post The Latest: Putin says Russia will not expel US diplomats appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Germany: Tunisian picked up in Berlin attack probe freed

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - BERLIN (AP)(STL.News) — German prosecutors say they’ve released a Tunisian man who was detained on Wednesday after determining that he wasn’t in contact with the main suspect in last week’s Berlin truck attack. The 40-year-old was detained in Berlin on Wednesday. Federal prosecutors said at the time that his telephone number was saved in suspect […]The post Germany: Tunisian picked up in Berlin attack probe freed appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

‘Rogue One’ tops holiday weekend box office with $96.1M

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - ‘Rogue One’ tops holiday weekend box office LOS ANGELES (AP)(STL.News) — “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” continues to soar at the box office, adding $96.1 million in ticket sales and beating a spate of new releases to remain No. 1 over the holiday weekend. The animated animal tale “Sing” won the battle for second […]The post ‘Rogue One’ tops holiday weekend box office with $96.1M appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

‘Sherlock’ returns with murder, mystery – and a baby

Posted By stlnews on News

http://www.stl.news - LONDON (AP)(STL.News) — There’s something rotten in Baker Street. It may just be the diaper of baby Rosamund Watson, whose arrival at the start of the fourth season of “Sherlock” disrupts the relationship between brilliant, demanding detective Sherlock Holmes and his long-suffering friend Dr. John Watson. The offspring of John and his enigmatic wife Mary […]The post ‘Sherlock’ returns with murder, mystery – and a baby appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.