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Rescued from Korean War by US ship, now Olympic volunteers


GANGNEUNG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Their nicknames, bestowed upon them long ago: “Kimchi 1” and “Kimchi 5,” babies born aboard a ship that was helping them flee a war and a regime

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List takes 1-shot lead at Honda Classic with Woods 7 back


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Luke List made birdie from the bunker on the final hole Saturday for a 4-under 66 and a one-shot lead in the Honda Classic as he

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Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo


WASHINGTON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A redacted, declassified memo released by Democrats on the House intelligence committee Saturday aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have pushed for months — that

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Admirers line streets as Graham’s body arrives in Charlotte


CHARLOTTE, N.C. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Well-wishers lined freeway overpasses and small-town streets to honor the late Rev. Billy Graham as his motorcade crossed his beloved home state of North Carolina for four hours on

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California Democrats look to narrow crowded US House races


SAN DIEGO /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Winning seven U.S. House seats currently held by California Republicans is critical to Democrats’ hopes of taking back Congress in the midterm elections. But first, they’ve got to narrow

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Miles Bridges cleared by NCAA to play for No. 2 Michigan St


February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Miles Bridges has been cleared to play by the NCAA, allowing him to help No. 2 Michigan State chase championships. Documents in a report showed the star forward may have improperly

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Creighton beats highest-ranked foe ever in No. 3 Villanova


OMAHA, Neb/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Marcus Foster scored 28 points, Davion Mintz gave Creighton the lead for good early in overtime, and the Bluejays defeated the highest-ranked opponent in program history with an 89-83 upset

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At Flag Day ceremony, Mexico’s ‘tri-color’ flies upside down


MEXICO CITY /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A Flag Day ceremony in Mexico has gone awry, with troops flying the country’s red, white and green “tri-color” upside down. Local media show images of the giant

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No. 17 Michigan beats Maryland 85-61 for 5th straight win


COLLEGE PARK, Md./February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — It was a first half so pristine, so darn near perfect, that Michigan didn’t know what was more impressive — its uncanny shooting ability or unrelenting defense. Muhammad-Ali

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Ohtani struggles in first pitching start with Angels


TEMPE, Ariz. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Star two-way player Shohei Ohtani struggled in his spring pitching debut with the Los Angeles Angels, allowing a home run and lasting a few batters less than scheduled.

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Judge dismisses coal company suit against HBO’s John Oliver


MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va./February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A West Virginia judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by coal company Murray Energy against HBO host John Oliver. A segment of Oliver’s Sunday show “Last Week Tonight” in June

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The procession carrying the body of the Rev. Billy Graham has reached the grounds of the library bearing his name


CHARLOTTE, N.C/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The procession carrying the body of the Rev. Billy Graham has reached the grounds of the library bearing his name. By Associated Press – published on STL.News by St. Louis Media, LLC (US)

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Clark: Players still concerned about unsigned free agents


FORT MYERS, Fla./February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Nearly two full weeks into spring training, dozens of accomplished free agents around the major leagues are still unsigned. There’s a new rule limiting visits to the mound,

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Watford beats Everton 1-0, pulls clear of EPL drop zone


WATFORD, England /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Watford opened up a six-point gap to the English Premier League relegation zone by beating Everton 1-0 thanks to Troy Deeney’s late goal on Saturday. The striker scored from

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IOC decision on Russians to come day of closing ceremony


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The International Olympic Committee has left a decision on whether to reinstate Russia to the Pyeongchang Olympics until the day of the closing ceremony. The IOC must announce by

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NRA, Florida faces backlash after latest school shooting


By KEN SWEET, DAMIAN TROISE and ALEXANDRA OLSON, Associated Press NEW YORK /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash as companies cut ties to

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Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex cases


LONDON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff. ICRC Director-General Yves Daccord says 21 staff members

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After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope


By MATT SEDENSKY and TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press PARKLAND, Fla. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The progression has become numbingly repetitive — mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the

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College basketball darkened again by new allegations


/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The first blow to college basketball came in September, when a federal investigation revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks being funneled to influence recruits. The games went

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Trump processes Fla. students’ grief as president, parent


WASHINGTON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Once again, it was the images of children that propelled President Donald Trump to act. Trump spent the first days after the Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida fixated

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Graham’s body begins journey from mountains to Charlotte


ASHEVILLE, N.C. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Freeway motorists pulled aside to watch the Rev. Billy Graham’s motorcade as the religious leader’s body moved across his home state of North Carolina on Saturday. Well-wishers came

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Liverpool passes century of goals with 4-1 win over West Ham


LIVERPOOL, England/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Liverpool passed a century of goals in all competitions this season in beating West Ham 4-1 to move into second place in the English Premier League on Saturday. Of

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Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage


PANAMA CITY PANAMA CITY (AP) — One of President Donald Trump’s family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and

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Senators Masto, Rubio, HUD Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude Headline NAHREP’s 2018 Housing Policy & Hispanic Lending Conference


WASHINGTON/ February 24, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP®) announced today that Latino U.S. Senators—Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nevada), and Marco Rubio (R-Florida)—will offer keynote remarks at its 2018 Housing

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Australia leader urges US to maintain global leadership role


WASHINGTON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Australia’s prime minister on Saturday urged the United States to maintain its global leadership role and spoke out against a growing sentiment of isolation in America and elsewhere while

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United and Delta join growing list of companies in backlash against NRA


NEW YORK /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — United and Delta join growing list of companies in backlash against NRA.   By Associated Press – published on STL.News by St. Louis Media, LLC  (R.A)

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Manhunt for suspect after 2 found dead at house in Austria


BERLIN/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Police say two people have been found dead at a house in a small town in southeastern Austria and another person is injured. There were no immediate details on what

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Armani rejects overdone emotion, Ferragamo relaunches brand


MILAN /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Fashion and politics clashed Saturday in Milan’s main squares and runways, as protesters rallied ahead of Italy’s divisive national election and designers at Milan Fashion Week showed off their

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Thirsty goalkeeper gifts opponents equalizer in Germany


DUISBURG, Germany /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A thirsty goalkeeper chose the wrong time to have a drink during a second-tier soccer game in Germany on Saturday. Duisburg’s Dutch goalkeeper Mark Flekken had picked up

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump sees himself outperforming history


WASHINGTON /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — On the offensive about his record and the defensive about the Russia investigation, President Donald Trump sought in a week’s worth of rhetoric to show that he is outdoing

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The Latest: Warren Buffett compares CEOs to oversexed teens


OMAHA, Neb. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on investor Warren Buffett’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Billionaire Warren Buffett says encouraging CEOs to pursue acquisitions is a

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Taylor Homes Celebrates 60 Years of Quality Custom Home Building


LOUISVILLE, Ky. /February 24, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Taylor Homes is announcing its celebration of 60 years of delivering quality, custom built homes for homeowners in Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee by sharing a

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The Latest: Canada wins hockey bronze with win over Czechs


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The Canadians made sure they aren’t going home from the Olympics empty-handed, even after missing out

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Technology Will Not Replace the Personal Touch and Experience of a Real Estate Agent


IRVINE, Calif. / February 24, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — On the heels of recent industry news that a private real estate company is switching its stance from real estate brokerage to technology company, Realty ONE Group

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Indictment of Missouri governor could have political ripples


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — It didn’t take long after Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted for alleged invasion of privacy for Missouri Democrats to tie him to Attorney General Josh Hawley,

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Italians march to protest fascism, racism, labor, vaccines


ROME/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend for political action

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Ledecka gets rare double Olympic gold; US men win curling


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —On a snowboard and skis, Ester Ledecka is a history-making Olympic gold medalist. One of the surprising breakout stars of the Winter Games, the Czech pulled double-duty on

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Some things aren’t better left unsaid at the Olympics


NEW YORK /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: LEFT UNSAID: NBC aired a touching tribute to the late American bobsledder Steve Holcomb, and the impact he had on his

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Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon


BEIRUT /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Lebanese security and judicial officials say authorities in Beirut are interrogating a man who is suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found stuffed in

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Armani denounces easy emotional appeals on and off runway


MILAN/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — As fashion and politics clashed in Milan’s main squares and runways on Saturday, Giorgio Armani offered his remedy for the increasingly violent tones surfacing in his native Italy’s divisive election

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European Central Bank says Latvia’s ABLV failing, to wind up


BERLIN /February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The European Central Bank said Saturday it has determined that Latvia’s crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and the bank will be wound up under its

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Missouri Governor Eric Greitens at Risk of Losing Republican Support


Indicted Missouri Governor Eric Greitens  Steps Down from GOP Governors Group Leadership Position (STL.News) Sounding somewhat like a TV Soap Opera, news on the unconventional drama surrounding Missouri Governor Eric Greitens continues to pour out. 

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The Latest: Takagi wins women’s mass-start speedskating


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Japan’s Nana Takagi blasted past opposition in the final straightaway to win the first women’s mass start ahead

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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement – Retirement of Deputy Secretary Elaine C. Duke


WASHINGTON (STL.News) Yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen released the following statement on the announcement that the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine C. Duke is retiring this spring: “Today, Deputy Secretary Duke

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Oklahoma Governor Fallin Leads Discussion on Disaster Response in Meeting with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary


WASHINGTON (STL.News) Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin yesterday led discussion on disaster response in a meeting of the Council of Governors with U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen at the Pentagon. “In Oklahoma, we

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This week in odd news: Skunk fire, sleepwalker, T-Rex walk


BARE SCARE: NAKED MAN FIRES GUN, FLEES AFTER CRASH WILMINGTON, N.C./February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Authorities say a man crashed his vehicle into another car, got out, stripped naked, fired a gun into the air

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Politician: Ex-Austrian chancellor part of Manafort lobbying


MINSK, Belarus/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to

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IOC leaves decision on Russians at Olympics until Sunday


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The International Olympic Committee has left a decision whether to reinstate Russia to the Pyeongchang Olympics until the day of the closing ceremony. The IOC must announce by

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St Louis Weather Conditions & Forecast, February 24, 2018


St Louis Weather Conditions, Forecast & Air Quality Index readings published by STL.News ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) St Louis weather conditions & forecast readings from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport at 4:51 a.m at

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