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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.

Bright like a diamond: Harvard honors Rihanna’s philanthropy

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http://www.stl.news - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)(STL.News) — Harvard University thinks Rihanna shines bright like a diamond when it comes to philanthropy. The Grammy Award-winning singer is being honored Tuesday as Harvard’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year. The university says it chose Rihanna for her involvement in a number of charitable causes. She built a state-of-the-art center for oncology […]The post Bright like a diamond: Harvard honors Rihanna’s philanthropy appeared first on STL News, Local News, Events.

The Latest: Buffett says $143B Unilever talks soured quickly

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http://www.stl.news - OMAHA, Neb./February 27, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on investor Warren Buffett’s comments on a variety of topics (all times local): 6:40 a.m. Warren Buffett says the proposed $143 billion offer to acquire Unilever, a deal with links to his company, fell apart quickly because the European company wasn’t interested. Buffett said Monday on CNBC […]The post The Latest: Buffett says $143B Unilever talks soured quickly appeared first on STL News, Local News, Events.

Swedes puzzle over Fox News’ Swedish ‘security advisor’

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http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK/February 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program featured a “Swedish defense and national security advisor” who’s unknown to the country’s military and foreign-affairs officials. Swedes, and some Americans, have been wondering about representations of […]The post Swedes puzzle over Fox News’ Swedish ‘security advisor’ appeared first on STL News, Local News, Events.

Suspect in Kim Jong Nam attack says she got $90 for a prank

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http://www.stl.news - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia/February 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The Indonesian woman who is one of the suspects in the killing of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un’s half brother said she was paid $90 for what she believed was a prank, an Indonesian official said Saturday. Siti Aisyah also told authorities she did not want her […]The post Suspect in Kim Jong Nam attack says she got $90 for a prank appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

Global stocks fall amid Trump trade policy concerns

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http://www.stl.news - TOKYO/February 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks fell Friday amid worries about the potential impact of U.S. trade policies and as investors became more cautious about the market’s recent rally. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 slumped 1.4 percent to 4,822, while Germany’s DAX fell 1.5 percent to 11,770. Britain FTSE100 shed 0.7 percent to 7,218. […]The post Global stocks fall amid Trump trade policy concerns appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

US, Mexico at odds over deportation as top officials meet

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http://www.stl.news - MEXICO CITY/February 23, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Mexico’s mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown are looming over a gathering of U.S. and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors. There is no shortage of tension points as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson […]The post US, Mexico at odds over deportation as top officials meet appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

Deal to streamline world trade takes effect

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http://www.stl.news - GENEVA/February 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The first multilateral trade agreement reached under the World Trade Organization since it was created over a generation ago has taken force, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said Wednesday that the required two-thirds of member states have […]The post Deal to streamline world trade takes effect appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.

Global stocks turn higher on strong economic indicators

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http://www.stl.news - BEIJING/February 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Global stock markets mostly turned higher on Tuesday after surveys pointed to robust economic growth in Europe and Japan, regions that have stagnated in recent years. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX advanced 0.6 percent to 11,895 while France’s CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 4,880. London’s FTSE 100 retreated 0.2 percent […]The post Global stocks turn higher on strong economic indicators appeared first on St. Louis News & Events - STL.News.