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Pence hires outside legal counsel

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/June 15, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Vice President Mike Pence has hired outside legal counsel to oversee his response to investigations into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign. Pence’s office confirmed Thursday that he retained Richard Cullen, chairman of McGuireWoods LLP, to assist him in responding to inquiries by special counsel Robert […]The post Pence hires outside legal counsel appeared first on STL.News.

World stocks rise as Bank of Japan’s lax policy unchanged

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http://www.stl.news - HONG KONG/June 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — World stocks are mostly higher Friday after Japan’s central bank kept its ultra-lax monetary stance intact, lifting Asian sentiment and propping up the dollar. News of another Greek bailout shored up European shares. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France’s CAC 40 added 1 percent to 5,268.75 […]The post World stocks rise as Bank of Japan’s lax policy unchanged appeared first on STL.News.

Trump lashes out at ‘bad,’ ‘conflicted’ Russia investigators

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/June 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump has lashed out at the investigators driving the Russia investigation as “very bad and conflicted people,” responding angrily to reports that the special counsel is looking into whether Trump obstructed justice. In a series of statements on Twitter Thursday, Trump called special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into […]The post Trump lashes out at ‘bad,’ ‘conflicted’ Russia investigators appeared first on STL.News.

STL; High Tech Aerial Sculpture ‘Spectroplexus’ Takes Flight in T2

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http://www.stl.news - ST. Louis, MO June 15, 2017 (STL.NEWS) St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) has unveiled an expansive aerial sculpture that is both high tech and minimalistic. It captures the themes of flight, plays off moving rays of light and ultimately, gives passengers and visitors plenty of reasons to focus in on the beauty of art, […]The post STL; High Tech Aerial Sculpture ‘Spectroplexus’ Takes Flight in T2 appeared first on STL.News.

London fire may have destroyed DNA needed to ID victims

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http://www.stl.news - LONDON/June 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — The devastating London fire that struck a high-rise tower in London may have been so powerful that it destroyed much of the DNA evidence needed to identify its victims. As firefighters keep searching the charred ruins of the Grenfell Tower public housing complex with sniffer dogs and drones, Metropolitan Police […]The post London fire may have destroyed DNA needed to ID victims appeared first on STL.News.

Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar

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http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK/June 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion, a stunning move into brick-and-mortar retail that sets the stage for more radical store experimentation and intensified competition with grocery rivals. The deal unites the online juggernaut with the grocery store chain that fell behind as […]The post Amazon buying Whole Foods in bold move into brick and mortar appeared first on STL.News.

Bat-Signal lights up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West

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http://www.stl.news - LOS ANGELES/June 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Los Angeles became Gotham City Thursday night as the Bat-Signal glowed at City Hall in honor of late Batman actor Adam West. Hundreds of fans, some in costume, cheered as Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck switched on the iconic signal and splashed a yellow oval with […]The post Bat-Signal lights up Los Angeles in tribute to Adam West appeared first on STL.News.

McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow

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http://www.stl.news - SINGAPORE/June 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Conor McGregor’s fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26 has been described by critics as a novelty and a sideshow, among other things. McGregor’s camp doesn’t care what it’s called, promising only that it’ll be a contest. “Keep doubting us. We love it,” McGregor’s agent, Audie Attar, said in […]The post McGregor backers: Mayweather fight is no sideshow appeared first on STL.News.

MDC continues work on flood-damaged river accesses

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http://www.stl.news - JEFFERSON CITY, MO/June 16, 2017 (STL.News) – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) continues work on evaluating and repairing river and stream accesses damaged by flooding earlier this spring. Most flood damage occurred to MDC accesses in the Ozarks on the Current River, North Fork of the White River, and the Gasconade River. MDC reports […]The post MDC continues work on flood-damaged river accesses appeared first on STL.News.

MDC & Metro West Fire Protection bring Smokey Bear back to Rockwoods Reservation

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http://www.stl.news - WILDWOOD, MO/June 16, 2017 (STL.News) – A missing icon recognizable to generations of Americans has been restored to the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Rockwoods Reservation in Wildwood. Smokey Bear is back, thanks to a partnership between MDC and the Metro West Fire Protection District of St. Louis County. For years, passersby travelling on Route […]The post MDC & Metro West Fire Protection bring Smokey Bear back to Rockwoods Reservation appeared first on STL.News.

Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stores; Dow ticks up

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http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK/June 16, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Amazon’s $13.4 billion deal for Whole Foods sent grocery stores, big retailers, and food makers and distributors plunging Friday. Energy companies rose while other stocks were little changed. It’s rare for a single deal to have a big effect on the broader stock market, but Amazon’s agreement to buy […]The post Amazon-Whole Foods deal hammers grocery stores; Dow ticks up appeared first on STL.News.

60,000 Older Missourians will Lose Their Prescription Drug Coverage

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http://www.stl.news - KANSAS CITY, MO/June 16, 2017 (STL.News) – Effective July 1, 60,000 older Missourians will lose their prescription drug coverage through the state provided plan, MO Rx.  This program pays 50 percent of out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for seniors who are on Medicare Part D.  This group of seniors earn up to about $20,000 a year […]The post 60,000 Older Missourians will Lose Their Prescription Drug Coverage appeared first on STL.News.