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Conway suggests surveillance of Trump went beyond phones

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/March 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway is suggesting that alleged government surveillance of Donald Trump during his campaign may have gone beyond the president’s accusation that former President Barack Obama had his phones tapped. Conway tells New Jersey’s Bergen County Record (http://usat.ly/2midV4y) “there are many ways to surveil each other.” […]The post Conway suggests surveillance of Trump went beyond phones appeared first on STL.News.

UK minister tells lawmakers not to delay Brexit

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http://www.stl.news - LONDON/March 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Britain’s top minister for leaving the European Union said Sunday that lawmakers should let Prime Minister Theresa May “get on with the job” of quitting the bloc, and the main opposition Brexit spokesman said he expects the divorce papers to be filed this week. Brexit Secretary David Davis said lawmakers […]The post UK minister tells lawmakers not to delay Brexit appeared first on STL.News.

Upcoming events in St. Louis

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http://www.stl.news - Upcoming events in St. Louis & surrounding areas ST. LOUIS, MO/March 11, 2017 (STL.News) There are always a lot of events going on in the St. Louis metro and surrounding areas.  Below is a list that might be helpful to you when deciding what to do with your personal time. Saturday, March 11, 2017 Drew […]The post Upcoming events in St. Louis appeared first on STL.News.

Court unanimously ousts South Korea’s leader for corruption

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http://www.stl.news - SEOUL, South Korea/March 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — South Korea’s Constitutional Court removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office in a unanimous ruling Friday over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide. The decision capped a stunning fall for the country’s first female leader, who rode […]The post Court unanimously ousts South Korea’s leader for corruption appeared first on STL.News.

CIA won’t discuss breach; Will WikiLeaks help tech firms?

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — The CIA has gone dark about the WikiLeaks dump of nearly 9,000 pages of purported U.S. intelligence files, even as the anti-secrecy group raised the prospect of providing technology companies additional sensitive details it says it has about the agency’s hacking tools. The CIA wouldn’t confirm Wednesday that the material came from […]The post CIA won’t discuss breach; Will WikiLeaks help tech firms? appeared first on STL.News.

Global stocks waver after Wall Street losses

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http://www.stl.news - LONDON/March 8, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stock markets traded on a soft note Wednesday after Wall Street fell for a second day following U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments about reducing drug prices. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down 0.2 percent at 7,325 while the CAC 40 in […]The post Global stocks waver after Wall Street losses appeared first on STL.News.

Global stocks mostly lower after NKorea launches missiles

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http://www.stl.news - TOKYO/March 6, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks mostly fell Monday following North Korea’s launch of missiles into seas near Japan, although Chinese share benchmarks rose on optimism about the economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 slipped 0.4 percent to 4,973 while Britain’s FTSE 100 lost 0.3 percent to 7,350. Germany’s DAX fell 0.4 percent […]The post Global stocks mostly lower after NKorea launches missiles appeared first on STL.News.

Deadly floods hit southern Zimbabwe, destroying many homes

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http://www.stl.news - TSHOLOTSHO, Zimbabwe/March 5, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — From kitchen items to livestock and even her house, Assa Mkwananzi says she has “lost it all” to floods that have hit southern Zimbabwe. “We lost all our blankets, pots and cooking utensils, our goats and chickens as well because of the heavy rains,” Mkwananzi told The Associated Press […]The post Deadly floods hit southern Zimbabwe, destroying many homes appeared first on STL.News.

Trump alleges Obama had Trump phones wiretapped during race

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http://www.stl.news - PALM BEACH, FL/March 4, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) (phones wiretapped) — President Donald Trump is accusing former President Barack Obama of having Trump’s telephones “wire tapped” during last year’s election, but Trump isn’t offering any evidence or saying what prompted the allegation. Trump says in a series of tweets that he “just found out that Obama had […]The post Trump alleges Obama had Trump phones wiretapped during race appeared first on STL.News.

Red Sox’s Price consulting specialists for elbow soreness

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http://www.stl.news - (STL.News) Red Sox left-hander David Price was scratched from his first spring training start and will consult with specialists after experiencing soreness in his left forearm and elbow. Price, who is scheduled to make his first spring start this weekend, underwent an MRI on Wednesday but results of the test are not yet available. Still, […]The post Red Sox’s Price consulting specialists for elbow soreness appeared first on STL.News.

Fukushima cleanup chief urges better use of probe robot

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http://www.stl.news - TOKYO (AP)(STL.News) — The head of decommissioning for the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant said Thursday that more creativity is needed in developing robots to locate and assess the condition of melted fuel rods. A robot sent inside the Unit 2 containment vessel last month could not reach as close to the core area as was […]The post Fukushima cleanup chief urges better use of probe robot appeared first on STL.News.

Early bird special: Spring pops up super early in much of US

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — Spring has sprung early — potentially record early — in much of the United States, bringing celebrations of shorts weather mixed with unease about a climate gone askew. Crocuses, tulips and other plants are popping up earlier than usual from Arizona to New Jersey and down to Florida. Washington is dotted with […]The post Early bird special: Spring pops up super early in much of US appeared first on STL.News.