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The Latest: Canadian ice dancers vie for more medals


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 10 a.m. Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are aiming to become the most accomplished figure

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Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban


PITTSBURGH /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  In the year’s first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh said Monday they oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic rifle used in Florida last week to

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Man City’s quadruple bid ends in shock FA Cup loss to Wigan


MANCHESTER, England  /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Manchester City’s pursuit of a quadruple ended on Monday when it was surprisingly eliminated from the FA Cup by losing at third-division Wigan 1-0. Wigan beat City in

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MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks


NEW YORK/February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Major League Baseball has imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018. After more than

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BlumShapiro Releases Top 10 Tax Tips of GOP Tax Reform Bill


BOSTON/ February 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –BlumShapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England, has released a summary of the top ten key points Massachusetts businesses and individuals should be aware of regarding

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Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —From the confines of his golf club, President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely

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Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced


/February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. “The concept that mental illness is a

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Native images in exhibit questions how America is defined


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Bold. Visionary. A spectacular success. The words in an online promotion for a new museum exhibit in Washington, D.C., describe an 1830 U.S. law that forced thousands of

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Trump revives push for limits on immigrants bringing family


NEW YORK/February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  When the U.S. government approved Ricardo Magpantay, his wife and young children to immigrate to America from the Philippines, it was 1991. By the time a visa was available,

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Colombia Tops Countries Looking for Miami Homes


MIAMI/ February 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)–Colombian consumers posted the most web searches among foreign countries for Miami homes in December, according to a new report by the MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI). South Florida finished as

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Former AP photographer Max Desfor dies at 104


WASHINGTON /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday.

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Gorsuch deciding vote in key labor union funding case


WASHINGTON /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — America’s union leaders are about to find out if they were right to fiercely oppose Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court as a pivotal, potentially devastating vote against

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Latvian central bank chief suspected of taking bribes


HELSINKI /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Latvia’s anti-corruption agency says it suspects the nation’s central bank chief of demanding and receiving bribes of at least 100,000 euros ($125,000) and has started a criminal investigation against

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The Latest: Turkey warns Syria troops it will fight in Afrin


BEIRUT/February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 1:20 p.m. The Turkish foreign minister says his country is ready to battle Syrian government troops if they enter an

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Philippine forces arrest alleged ex-Islamic State commander


MANILA, Philippines /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Philippine police say authorities have arrested an Arab man who they believe is a former commander of the Islamic State group. Police Director General Ronald dela Rosa said

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The Latest: Curler: Russian facing charge should lose medal


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 6:20 p.m. U.S. Olympic curler Matt Hamilton says a Russian bronze medalist who is facing a doping charge

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Global shares advance as investors’ jitters ease


SEOUL, South Korea /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Shares were higher in Europe and Asia on Monday following last week’s gains on Wall Street. Investors’ jitters appear to be subsiding after recent wild swings, eased

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Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano unleashes towering ash column


JAKARTA, Indonesia /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  Rumbling Mount Sinabung on the Indonesian island of Sumatra shot billowing columns of ash more than 5,000 meters (16,400 feet) into the atmosphere and hot clouds down its

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Lindsey Vonn tells her Twitter critics: ‘I won’t back down’


JEONGSEON, South Korea  /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Lindsey Vonn is not planning to change her mind or stop saying what she thinks, no matter what attacks folks might send her way via social media.

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The Latest: Vonn 3rd in downhill training, behind Venier


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:15 p.m. American Lindsey Vonn was third-fastest on the second day of Olympic downhill training, despite easing up

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Team LeBron edges Team Stephen 148-145 in All-Star Game


LOS ANGELES /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game. James scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play, winning his third All-Star

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The Latest: Curry, Team Stephen lead Team LeBron 112-109


LOS ANGELES/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest from Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game and events around the league’s annual showcase (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Stephen Curry hit one of his signature 3-point shots with 27.7

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The Latest: US Olympic hockey player says dad has norovirus


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Amid precautions to prevent infection at the Pyeongchang Olympics, U.S. hockey defenseman James Wisniewski says his father

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Rippon changes mind and won’t accept NBC job


NEW YORK/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Highlights from media coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics: NO RIPPON: American figure skater Adam Rippon agreed to become an NBC correspondent for the duration of the Olympic games, but

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Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla./February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won

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Francona rejoins Indians in camp after death of his father


GOODYEAR, Ariz. /February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — On his first day back at spring training after his dad’s funeral, Terry Francona seemed to exhale when the questions eventually turned to baseball. “Thanks, I made it,”

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Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors


PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla./February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Tim Tebow arrived at the New York Mets spring training camp on Sunday, and the attention immediately turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder could make

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For school shooting suspect, main question is life or death


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla/February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced

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Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling


MENLO PARK, Calif./February 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office. Baffled in 2016 by Russian agents who bought ads to

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Southern California 55 Plus Manufactured Home Community – Fixer Uppers From $100!


JOSHUA TREE, Calif./ Feb. 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Lazy H Mobile Home and RV Park, a 67 space 55 age plus community located in Joshua Tree, California, is providing fixer-upper manufactured homes to buyers who

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Rochdale scores late vs Spurs to set up Wembley replay


ROCHDALE, England /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A stoppage-time equalizer earned Rochdale a surprise 2-2 home draw with Tottenham in the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday, setting up a lucrative Wembley replay for

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Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect


MOSCOW/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others. Police

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The Latest: Star-studded lineup of celebs on hand at Daytona


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Daytona 500 (all times local): ___ 10:45 a.m. The Daytona 500 has a star-studded lineup of celebrities on hand for “The Great American

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Kosovo celebrates 10 years of independence, Serbs boycott


PRISTINA, Kosovo /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Kosovo Assembly, or Parliament, convened in a special session Sunday to celebrate the country’s 10 years of independence — a ceremony boycotted by the country’s ethnic Serb lawmakers.

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Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp


AZRAQ REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A job center has opened in Jordan’s second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of an EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in

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The Latest: Japan’s Nao Kodaira wins speed skating gold


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Nao Kodaira of Japan has won the women’s 500-meter speed skating gold medal in 36.94 seconds, an

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The Latest: Fourcade wins biathlon gold in a photo finish


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea/February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Martin Fourcade beat Germany’s Simon Schempp in a dramatic photo finish in the 15-kilometer mass start Sunday

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The Latest: Netanyahu to Poland: Don’t rewrite Holocaust


MUNICH /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest from the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 11:25 a.m. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel “will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth” about

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Goepper’s journey back from depression ends with 2nd medal


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Nick Goepper wasn’t ready four years ago. He can admit that now. A bronze medal in Sochi when slopestyle skiing made its Olympic debut gave the 19-year-old

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LeBron, Steph lead hand-picked teams into NBA All-Star Game


LOS ANGELES /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The NBA’s All-Star version of a pickup game is taking center stage in Hollywood. The 67th version of the All-Star Game on Sunday night features teams picked by

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The Latest: Defending Olympic gold, Ted Ligety finishes 15th


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea   /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 4 p.m. Ted Ligety’s defense of his Olympic giant slalom gold medal has ended with a 15th-place finish

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Ted Ligety finishes 15th in Olympic GS title defense


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Ted Ligety knew he hadn’t turned in the best opening run in defense of his Olympic giant slalom title. What he couldn’t tell as he was heading

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The Latest: Ticket sales top 1 million at Pyeongchang Games


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea  /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Ticket sales for the Pyeongchang Olympics have exceeded 1 million. Local organizing committee spokesman Sung Baik-you

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Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting


PARKLAND, Fla. /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a Florida high school shooting that killed 17 people. Thousands of angry protesters in Fort Lauderdale and St. Petersburg gathered Saturday

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Ligety’s slow 1st run likely ends medal hopes in GS defense


PYEONGCHANG, South Korea /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Ted Ligety knew he hadn’t turned in the best opening run in defense of his Olympic giant slalom title. What he couldn’t tell as he was heading down

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NBA commissioner lauds refs, players for airing differences


LOS ANGELES/February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver believes the league’s players and referees are on their way to forging an improved relationship. In his state-of-the-league news conference before the All-Star Saturday festivities

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The Latest: Commissioner praises refs, players for meeting


LOS ANGELES /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on NBA All-Star Saturday (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Commissioner Adam Silver lauded the National Basketball Players Association and the National Basketball Referees Association for meeting to

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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets


PARKLAND, Fla. /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded on Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control

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A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?


February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. Two boys with stolen guns

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Nash, Kidd, Hill among finalists for basketball Hall of Fame


LOS ANGELES /February 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Point guards could run the show in the next Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, with Jason Kidd and two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash among the 13

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