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Senator: Army Corps told to approve Dakota pipeline easement

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http://www.stl.news - BISMARCK, N.D./February 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The acting secretary of the Army has ordered the Army Corps of Engineers to allow construction of the Dakota Access pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir, a North Dakota senator said, the latest twist in the months-long legal battle over the $3.8 billion project. The Standing Rock Sioux, whose […]The post Senator: Army Corps told to approve Dakota pipeline easement appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Pfizer misses 4Q profit forecasts

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http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK/January 31, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Pfizer Inc. (PFE) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $775 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of 13 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 47 cents per share. The […]The post Pfizer misses 4Q profit forecasts appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Google launches fund that could donate $4M to ACLU, others

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http://www.stl.news - MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA/January 30, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) Google launches — Google has created a crisis fund that could raise up to $4 million for four immigrant rights organizations. Google has confirmed a USA Today report that it is funding an initial $2 million for the fund that can be matched with up to $2 million in […]The post Google launches fund that could donate $4M to ACLU, others appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

23: Serena Williams sets major record with win over Venus

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http://www.stl.news - MELBOURNE, Australia (AP)(STL.News) — Serena Williams held up a Grand Slam winner’s trophy for the 23rd time, celebrating her unrivaled place in history, and received a congratulatory letter and a pair of custom-made shoes from Michael Jordan, the name most synonymous with No. 23. Venus Williams got to watch from close range again, and shed […]The post 23: Serena Williams sets major record with win over Venus appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

John Hurt, Oscar nominated for “The Elephant Man” dies at 77

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http://www.stl.news - LOS ANGELES (AP)(STL.News) — The versatile actor Sir John Hurt, who could move audiences to tears in “The Elephant Man,” terrify them in “Alien,” and spoof that very same scene in “Spaceballs,” has died. He was 77. Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, died Friday in London according to his agent Charles McDonald. Twice nominated for […]The post John Hurt, Oscar nominated for “The Elephant Man” dies at 77 appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Rogue tweeters in government could be prosecuted as hackers

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — Who are the federal government’s rogue tweeters, using official agency social media accounts to poke President Donald Trump? Are these acts of civil disobedience, or federal crimes? The online campaign began with unauthorized tweets — on subjects such as climate change inconsistent with Trump’s campaign statements and policies — that have been […]The post Rogue tweeters in government could be prosecuted as hackers appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Dow 20,000: What does it mean and where does it go?

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http://www.stl.news - January 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) Dow 20,000 -With the Dow Jones industrials above 20,000, it’s natural to ask what’s going on and what, if anything, investors should do. Here are some answers to common questions that people have about the stock market. Q. Can the stock market keep going higher? A. The Dow has more than […]The post Dow 20,000: What does it mean and where does it go? appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Trump warns he’s ready to “send in the Feds’ to Chicago

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) Trump warns — President Donald Trump is serving notice he’s ready to “send in the Feds” if Chicago can’t reduce its homicide figures. Trump tweeted Tuesday night, “If Chicago doesn’t fix the horrible ‘carnage’ going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings (up 24% from 2016), I will send in the Feds!” […]The post Trump warns he’s ready to “send in the Feds’ to Chicago appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Global stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mount

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http://www.stl.news - TOKYO/January 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global financial markets were mixed Tuesday as uncertainty mounted over President Donald Trump’s trade and regulatory policies. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 4,832.31 in early trading, while Germany’s DAX inched up nearly 0.1 percent to 11,555.60. Britain’s FTSE 100 edged up 0.5 percent to 7,186.68. Dow […]The post Global stock indexes mixed as Trump uncertainties mount appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Trump begins first week in office with outreach

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How Trump’s executive order impacts future of ‘Obamacare’

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/January 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump’s first executive order targets the sweeping “Obamacare” law by giving federal agencies broad leeway to chip away at the measure. But Trump still needs Congress to do away with the law for good. Trump signed the executive order in the Oval Office Friday, hours after being sworn […]The post How Trump’s executive order impacts future of ‘Obamacare’ appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Chinese express doubts about US relations under Trump

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http://www.stl.news - BEIJING/January 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — People in Beijing expressed doubts Saturday about President Donald Trump’s ability to steer the U.S. economy and manage China-American relations, underscoring concerns over trade, Taiwan and other issues. While Trump didn’t mention China in his inaugural address Friday, he referred often to the country during the campaign and upended diplomatic […]The post Chinese express doubts about US relations under Trump appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.