TECHS-NEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Day 19:45, 2019-07-11

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings

The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings

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Minnesota city council reinstates Pledge of Allegiance after widespread backlash A Minnesota city council on Monday reportedly agreed to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings, weeks after the group sparked a widespread -- and high-reaching -- backlash by removing the pledge's recital....
20:30, 2019-07-16

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
18:45, 2019-06-28

Decision to nix Pledge of Allegiance spurs 'USA!' chant at Minnesota city council meeting Protesters were out in force in a Minnesota city this week, upset over the city council's decision to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of meetings. ...
14:30, 2019-07-10

Joe Pags on Minnesota city council nixing Pledge of Allegiance: Why is loving the flag an issue? Syndicated radio host Joe "Pags" Pagliarulo expressed his amazement Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" over a Minnesota city council voting to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before their meetings. ...
17:15, 2019-07-10

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones....
05:45, 2019-07-11

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key parts of her agenda. The aldermen also approved n...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Is This Gay, Sober, Poem-Writing City Council Leader the Mayor New Yorkers Want? Corey Johnson, the Council speaker, is using his personality to draw attention to issues as Mayor Bill de Blasio traverses the country to pursue a long-shot presidential bid....
15:00, 2019-06-06

The ‘modern Pompeii’: Mayor wants Italian-Americans to help restore ruined village An Italian politician wants Italian Americans to help him raise the funds to build a new village of Poggioreale, which was virtually destroyed by an earthquake a half-century ago. It’s now a ghost town after most of its residents left for good. The local school was half-destroyed, and a calendar on ...
07:30, 2019-07-07

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
07:15, 2019-07-14

'Sanctuary city for the unborn': All-male city council in Texas town bans most abortions Waskom, Texas, has no abortion services available, but supporters of the measure wanted to prevent a clinic from being able to open in the city.        ...
22:15, 2019-06-13

2 dead after tornado rips through mobile home park, motel in Oklahoma: Mayor El Reno Mayor Matt White said during a news conference that “there have been two fatalities at this point in time,” adding that officials are currently working to notify relatives....
16:45, 2019-05-26

City Council Member Dies In Motorcycle Crash CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18/WLWT) – A northern Kentucky city council member has died following a crash. Councilman Rob Honaker of Wilder died on Saturday morning in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident. WLWT reports that he had recently purchased the bike he was riding and died within blocks ...
07:15, 2019-06-10

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial to taxpayers. Hotel Arizona sits in the heart of do...
09:45, 2019-07-11

Wu-Tang rapper RZA backs fur ban in letter to City Council The city’s proposed fur ban got a high profile backer Wednesday — legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper RZA. The New York native collaborated with animal rights group PETA to write an email pushing city council members to “help NYC move into the future of fashion” by supporting Johns...
14:15, 2019-05-30

‘Project Runway’ host Tim Gunn backs City Council fur ban A prominent fashionista and television personality will testify in support of a fur ban proposed by City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, The Post has learned. Tim Gunn, who hosted the hit reality TV show “Project Runway” for 16 years, will throw his weight behind Johnson’s anti-fur bill at a City Hal...
21:15, 2019-05-21

City council member asks AG for Grubhub antitrust investigation A New York City council member has asked New York Attorney General Letitia James to open an antitrust investigation into Grubhub, The Post has learned. Mark Gjonaj, the head of the council’s Committee on Small Business, said that the “time may have come” for the AG to revisit the terms of a 2013 set...
06:15, 2019-07-12

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council members to take matters into their own hands. “City regulators were asleep at the switch on this issue,” said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. “It’s clear that...
02:30, 2019-06-13

Memphis City Council postpones Graceland expansion vote MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — City Council members in Memphis, Tennessee, have again postponed a vote on an expansion project at Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Council members on Tuesday agreed for the fifth time to delay a vote related to a plan to provide tax incentives for a $100 million expansion of t...
03:45, 2019-06-19

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learned....
07:15, 2019-06-10

City Council announces two Brooklyn community center renovations The city will finally breathe life into a pair of long-neglected community centers that are supposed to serve the residents of two struggling Brooklyn public-housing complexes, officials announced Thursday. The Gowanus Houses Community Center, which has been shuttered for 14 years, will undergo a $4...
06:15, 2019-07-12

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
04:15, 2019-07-15

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement in canal death OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a $175,000 settlement for the estate of a man who died after being electrocuted in an entertainment district canal. The Oklahoman reports that the council voted Tuesday to settle a claim filed on behalf of the estate of 23-year-old Wesley W...
05:45, 2019-05-23

Was this cough at Tampa City Council meeting really a vulgar insult? What we do know for sure: There was a cough. What we don’t know for sure is whether there was a little something extra at the end of it. A routine Tampa City Council meeting last Thursday has become a topic of debate. Not about policy, but whether legislative aide Carrie Henriquez said a vulga...
20:30, 2019-05-30

What's the Best Park in Your City? When my friends from the country visit New York, I try to take them to the park. They live ten minutes from real forest hikes, but I still drag them to Prospect Park like “Look, from this path you can barely see the cars!” The parks, these democratizing free public resources, are a major part of mak...
07:15, 2019-05-28

St. Louis Officials Encourage Celebrating Blues Fans To Just Burn City Down And Finally End This ST. LOUIS—Saying that the city has had this coming for a long time and this moment was as good a time as any, St. Louis officials encouraged fans celebrating the Blues Stanley Cup victory Wednesday to just burn the city down and finally end everyone’s suffering. “To all the Blues fans out there who ...
07:30, 2019-06-13

Watch: St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals split double-header The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals split a day-night double-header, with each team pocketing lopsided victories in the two-game series impacted by severe weather....
16:45, 2019-05-23

Dane becomes 1st foreign mayor of a large German city BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman has been elected mayor of Rostock, becoming the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. Officials announced late Sunday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 57.1% in a runoff vote against Left party candidate Steffen Bockhahn. Ruhe Madsen i...
11:15, 2019-06-17

City council appoints women to parks committee after sex harassment scandal A City Council committee overseeing the Big Apple’s parkland is finally getting female representation — but only after a Queens legislator resigned as chairman last month while admitting to sexually harassing a Council female staffer. Councilwoman Carlina Rivera (D-Manhattan) and Councilman Ad...
20:30, 2019-06-13

City Council pledges overhaul of public cemetery on Hart Island Often abandoned by their families and disdained by society, scores of New Yorkers stricken with HIV/AIDS found their final resting place in mass graves on a barren dot in the middle of Pelham Bay — Hart Island. They’re buried in a city public cemetery — known as Potter’s Field — and mana...
03:30, 2019-05-31

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
01:15, 2019-06-04

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of behind-the-scenes arm twisting, council members overw...
03:30, 2019-06-14

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
06:45, 2019-05-23

FCA land swap deal, incentives approved by Detroit City Council The city's blessing paves the way for FCA to invest $2.5 billion in the existing Jefferson North plant and the idled Mack Avenue engine plant and bring an expected 4,950 new jobs to the city....
21:30, 2019-05-21

Dane in lead to become mayor of German port city of Rostock BERLIN (AP) — A Danish businessman is in the lead to become mayor of Rostock and become the first non-German citizen to head a large city in Germany. The German news agency dpa reported Monday that 46-year-old Claus Ruhe Madsen received 34.6% in the first round of voting for the mayor’s post i...
11:45, 2019-05-27

The Latest: Lucas defeats Justus to become Kansas City mayor KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on the election to choose next mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A 34-year-old black man whose family was occasionally homeless during his childhood in Kansas City, Missouri, will become the city’s 55th mayor. Unofficial results sho...
04:30, 2019-06-19

Birmingham City Council wins injunction against parents protesting over LGBT lessons Protesters who have been gathering outside a school to demonstrate against the teaching of same-sex relationships have been banned from the area following a court order....
12:30, 2019-06-01

De Blasio seeks City Council support for Carranza amid racial divide Mayor Bill de Blasio’s staffers scrambled this week to drum up support for his embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza in response to several Big Apple lawmakers signing on to a letter calling the DOE boss divisive. Two council members told The Post they received calls from both the Mayor’s Of...
15:30, 2019-06-19

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal side streets that make up Amsterdam’s famed re...
20:00, 2019-07-03

City Council members call for pulling license of trash hauler linked to murder Two top city councilmen are demanding the agency that regulates the private trash hauling business to shut down the operation owned by William Formica, the Staten Island power player implicated in the cover-up of a murder. The letter from Councilmen Antonio Reynoso and Ritchie Torres — who chair the...
03:30, 2019-05-31

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
11:45, 2019-05-30

Indiana city where Buttigieg is mayor weighs buying more body cameras for police Lawmakers in the city where Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg precedes as mayor will consider purchasing 75 additional body cameras for its police force, weeks the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer led to civil unrest. ...
04:00, 2019-07-06

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
05:00, 2019-05-24

DC mayor says July 4, Trump inauguration helped drain city's security budget Washington, D.C.'s Emergency Planning and Security Fund is bankrupt from unpaid expenses for President Donald Trump's July 4 celebration, his inauguration, and other large events, as well as funding shortages....
02:45, 2019-07-11

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Italy’s transport minister for failing to endorse a plan to divert cruise ships from the busy Giudecca c...
16:45, 2019-06-20

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his presidential ambitions....
01:00, 2019-06-24

Mississippi Mayor Offers Drug Dealers and Gang Members $10,000 to Get the Hell Out of His City If you’re a drug dealer, “wannabe criminal” (apparently the pros are exempt) or gang member in Clarksdale, Miss., now’s your time to cash out because Mayor Chuck Espy has $10,000 with your name on it....
21:15, 2019-05-21

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
07:45, 2019-07-05

California city council woman led officers on high-speed chase with juvenile in backseat: police A city councilwoman in California Wednesday drove through a police parking lot at a high speed then led officers on a high-speed chase while a juvenile sat in the back seat, police said....
15:45, 2019-06-07

'Inspired by Central Park': the new city for a million outside Karachi Bahria Town promises Pakistan’s middle classes respite from traffic, terror attacks and blackouts – local villagers are fighting to be heard by developersFronted by a dramatic gated arch, its roads fringed with neatly trimmed hedges, palm trees and lush grass, Bahria Town bears little resemblance to...
16:45, 2019-07-08

City Releases New Design For Shillito Park Playground LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – City officials have released the new playground design for Shillito Park and it looks like kids will have a lot to enjoy. After 25 years, the city decided that the equipment desperately needed to be replaced. Element Design, PLLC created the new design, which they cal...
17:45, 2019-06-14

El Reno, Oklahoma, tornado leaves at least 2 dead, dozens hurt as city in 'very trying time,' mayor says At least two people were killed and nearly 30 people were injured Saturday night when a tornado roared through a city in the Oklahoma City area nearly six years to the date another violent twister tore a path of destruction through the same town....
20:45, 2019-05-26

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
05:45, 2019-06-20

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off just minutes before the ceremony because, he says, it's a political movement....
03:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
08:45, 2019-07-05

The True Story of How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five “When They See Us” revisits the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys. A writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
05:15, 2019-06-02

Chicago police confirm an alligator is living in a city park An alligator swimming in the water at Humboldt Park Lagoon. Photo courtesy of Ren’s View Photography. CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city’s most popular parks. Chicago police spokesman Anthony G...
07:00, 2019-07-10

NYC considers plan to turn island of graves into city park NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials are considering a plan to turn an island where poor and homeless people have been buried for 150 years into a park. The City Council held a hearing Thursday on a proposal to turn Hart Island over to the Parks Department to be run as a park that would be reache...
15:30, 2019-05-31

All hail London’s urban jungle as it becomes first national park city With impressive biodiversity and ecosystems, London should set a trend for metropolises everywhere as it becomes the first National Park City in the world...
16:00, 2019-07-18

DC Mayor Says Trump's Self-Serving Fourth of July Bash Bankrupted the City's Anti-Terrorism Fund President Donald Trump’s recent Fourth of July extravaganza had everything: unnecessary tanks, big loud airplanes, proud boys, and a price-tag so hefty, Washington DC Mayor Muriel Bowser says it helped bankrupt her city’s special fund dedicated to fighting terrorism and keeping its citizens safe....
20:15, 2019-07-10

Utah city will replace ‘dummy’ cameras at park where Mackenzie Lueck was last seen A Utah municipal council's members voted 4-3 on Tuesday to replace "dummy" cameras in the park where University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was last seen alive. ...
08:30, 2019-07-20

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
23:15, 2019-06-13

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition because those drivers are more loosely regulated and don’t have to pay licensing fees. Cabbies dro...
01:01, 2019-06-04

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
21:30, 2019-07-10

'Dead infant' found outside New York City park turns out to be life-like doll The horrifying discovery of what authorities believed to be a dead baby outside a park in New York City on Tuesday morning -- sparking a massive police response -- turned out to just be a realistic-looking doll....
19:15, 2019-06-19

St. Louis hosts first Stanley Cup Final game in 49 years: 'City has gone crazy' For the first time since 1970, a Stanley Cup Final game will be played in St. Louis – and the city is more than ready for it.        ...
16:30, 2019-06-01

The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building The Park Slope, Brooklyn resident who started a petition to stop the city of New York from building two homeless shelters in her neighborhood is the founder of a women’s rights group who “sees no conflict in advocating against the shelters, despite its intended purpose of serving mostly women and ch...
08:00, 2019-05-29

Oakland City Council looks to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' after Denver vote The Oakland City Council will vote June 4, possibly setting a psilocybin ruling precedent that activists feel could echo nationwide.        ...
17:45, 2019-06-02

Houston Rap Legend Scarface Running for Houston City Council After spending the past 30-plus years as your favorite rapper’s favorite rapper, rap legend Scarface is putting down the mic to run for Houston city council....
10:45, 2019-06-11

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
12:15, 2019-06-28

Blackout gives New York's governor opportunity to blast New York City's absentee mayor One consequence of New York City's Saturday night blackout: It shined a bright spotlight on the long-running feud between two prominent Democrats, the city's mayor and the state's governor....
15:00, 2019-07-14

Tweet by Oklahoma City's mayor about Russell Westbrook and Paul George didn't age well Oklahoma City mayor David Holt tweeted on June 30 about how great it was to have Russell Westbrook and Paul George on the Thunder.       ...
14:15, 2019-07-12

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

Boston mayor: city can't stop 'Straight Pride Parade' over its values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" from taking place just because people disagree with the organizers' cause, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says.        ...
02:00, 2019-06-07

Boston mayor: City can't stop 'Straight Pride' parade over values Boston can't stop a "Straight Pride Parade" just because people disagree with it, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says. Organizers are trying for a permit.        ...
15:45, 2019-06-07

Virginia Beach mayor chokes up over city's 'darkest hour' Mayor Bobby Dyer and Governor Ralph Northam express their heartache over the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.        ...
21:15, 2019-06-01

Lyon bomb suspect 'pledged allegiance to IS' The 24-year-old could be charged with attempted murder over the 14 people injured in the attack. He reportedly overstayed a tourist visa in 2017 and does not have a French criminal record....
18:15, 2019-05-31

Lyon bomb suspect had pledged allegiance to ISIS PARIS — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. Remy Heitz said in a statement Friday that the 24-year-old man has admitted making the bomb and will be pr...
18:15, 2019-05-31

Tariffs are bad for business. Now, longtime GOP allies are questioning their party allegiance Trump's enthusiasm for tariffs has upended decades of Republican trade policy that favored free trade, cutting off traditional party allies.       ...
17:30, 2019-06-12

Lyon Bombing Suspect Had Pledged Allegiance to the Islamic State, Prosecutor Says (PARIS) — France’s counter-terrorism prosecutor says the main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. Remy Heitz said in a statement on Friday that the 24-year-old man has admitted making the bomb and...
21:30, 2019-05-31

Boy with autism breaks down at Orlando theme park, park employee saves the day https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/09/boy-autism-theme-park-employee-vpx.hln_2640954_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ (CNN) – While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman’s son. She and her husband, Steve, took Ralph, 9, to Universa...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Wear Your Hogwarts House Allegiance on Your Feet With Vans' New Harry Potter Collection Wands—and wallets—at the ready: Vans has teamed up with everyone’s favorite Boy Who Lived, Harry Potter, to conjure up a collection of sneakers, apparel, and accessories for witches and wizards interested in putting their Hogwarts pride on full display....
02:00, 2019-06-12

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
01:01, 2019-06-04

Sunday Comics: I Hate Meetings... Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
00:15, 2019-06-10

Minneapolis cancels meetings segregated by race MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis officials have canceled meetings of city employees segregated by race to mark the 400th anniversary of slavery in North America. Fliers promoting three sessions through July have been taken down at City Hall. The lunch-hour meetings were to be segregated by race for bl...
22:30, 2019-06-05

Best calendar app 2019: top apps for scheduling meetings Having the best calendar app installed on your smartphone, tablet or PC can make a world of difference to your time management. Not only do the best calendar apps tell you the date, but they can keep you posted about upcoming events and meetings.They can also give you directions to where the meeting...
21:30, 2019-06-09

A Look At Habitat For Humanity’s ReStore LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– The house that LEX 18 is working on with Habitat for Humanity is closer to looking like a home. While building houses is a big part of the organization, building homes isn’t the only thing Habitat does. “They are donation centers and home improvement stores...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Musk wants regular internal meetings on Tesla deliveries Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote that, starting Thursday, he will hold calls with teams in America, Asia and Europe every two days to “understand what’s needed to accelerate” Tesla’s rate of deliveries....
01:15, 2019-05-30

Stocks Climb Ahead of Central-Bank Meetings U.S. indexes edged higher ahead of central bank policy meetings around the world as investors continue to bet the Federal Reserve will slash interest rates this year....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Trump Fed Pick Missed Bank Board Meetings One of President Trump’s latest Federal Reserve picks has amassed an attendance record that is worse than all but two of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s 23 directors....
01:00, 2019-07-16

PM Modi's Packed Visit To G20 Summit Ends With 6 Meetings On Last Day Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held separate bilateral meetings with leaders of Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey, Australia, Singapore and Chile, and discussed a host of key issues including trade,......
19:00, 2019-06-29

FT: Huawei cuts meetings with US, sends US workers home The Financial Times is reporting that tech giant Huawei has ordered its employees to cancel technical meetings with American contacts and has sent home numerous U.S. employees working at its Chinese headquarters...
14:00, 2019-05-31

Trump faces trade war negotiations during consequential G20 meetings Trade wars -- and the prospect of actual war -- will dominate President Donald Trump's agenda when he touches down here in Osaka, Japan, Thursday for a highly consequential meeting of world leaders....
02:00, 2019-06-28

Meetings Give U.S. and India a Chance to Get Past Irritants After more than a decade of growing ties, the U.S. and India have suddenly hit a rough patch, a challenge for Washington’s efforts to cultivate the world’s largest democracy as a critical counterweight to China....
15:15, 2019-06-18

My husband and I want to restore our sex life but I don’t want more children After having two children, we’re exhausted all the time and postnatal depression has left me with zero sex driveMy husband and I are really struggling to get our sex life back on track after having two children. We’re both exhausted all the time and, after a period of postnatal depression, I have ze...
13:30, 2019-06-04

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business groups....
08:00, 2019-07-12

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to prevent conflict - even though Ankara has backed rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Rahul Gandhi, In Mood To Quit, Has Series Of Meetings In Delhi Rahul Gandhi broke a self-imposed "ban" and met with leaders like Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, Nationalist Congress Party leader Sharad Pawar and former prime minister Manmohan Singh in......
17:15, 2019-05-30

Trudeau plans USMCA meetings with Pelosi, McConnell this week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to meet with the top-ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate during a trip to Washington this week to get a read on prospects for bringing the new North American trade deal up for a vote in Congress.Trudeau's office announced late last week that he w...
02:45, 2019-06-18

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
01:45, 2019-07-16

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
06:15, 2019-06-20

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
18:30, 2019-06-14

They used to be Beto O’Rourke fans. But Texans’ allegiance to him has vanished as quickly as ‘Beto-mania.’ The former congressman energized thousands of Democrats in Texas during his Senate run in 2018 — particularly young voters — but now many wonder where the magic went....
12:15, 2019-07-13

Sharad Pawar Holds Meetings To Prepare For Maharashtra Assembly Polls Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar and other senior leaders are holding meetings to identify candidates for the Maharashtra Assembly polls slated for later this year, a party functionary......
19:45, 2019-06-21

As meetings begin and U.S. tariffs loom, Mexico hopes for migration deal Mexico can reach an agreement with the United States to resolve a dispute over migration that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to threaten punitive tariffs, Mexican officials said on Monday as high-level talks were set to begin in Washington....
17:15, 2019-06-03

Amit Shah To Stay BJP Chief? Decision Likely In Mega Meetings Over 3 Days Whether Amit Shah, India's Home Minister, will continue to lead the ruling BJP as its president is among the questions before the party as its top leaders began three-day meetings today to discuss......
10:45, 2019-06-13

SEC spring meetings: Alcohol, gambling, transfer waivers headline key topics Alcohol, gambling and transfers are among the topics to likely come up when the members of SEC get together at their spring meetings.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Juggling High-Stakes Meetings Abroad, Trump Keeps an Eye on Rivals at Home President Trump offered his analysis of the Democratic presidential debates, and lashed out at a former president, at a news conference at the end of the Group of 20 summit....
17:30, 2019-06-29

Declining monarch-butterfly populations may be hard to restore Enlarge (credit: Beth Waterbury) Monarch butterflies engage in a spectacular migration that encompasses multiple generations. They surf the green wave of spring as it spreads north, producing new generations on the way. Then, as autumn sets in, that generation of butterflies shuts down reproductio...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Cardiologist Eric Topol: 'AI can restore the care in healthcare' The doctor, geneticist and author talks about his new book on the future of our relationship with medicineEric Topol is an American cardiologist and geneticist – among his many roles he is founder and director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute in California. He has previously published...
14:15, 2019-07-07

Lebanon vows to restore security after deadly shootout The Lebanese government vowed on Monday to restore security to an area of a deadly shooting that has stirred fear of renewed strife in the Chouf Mountains, one of the bloodiest theaters of the 1975-90 civil war....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
07:45, 2019-07-05

Luka Jovic: The man to restore faith at Real Madrid Luka Jovic enjoyed two defining years in a blossoming career with Eintracht Frankfurt. Having opted to take his talents to Spain, the Serbian now has the chance to be a defining figure in Real Madrid's rebuild....
01:00, 2019-06-05

Trump’s hard line approach appears to soften in meetings with world leaders President Trump has dismissed criticism that he is failing to make big deals, arguing his patience and relationship building will pay off for the country....
05:45, 2019-07-02

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
00:00, 2019-06-10

The Zoom bug that could've let hackers spy on video meetings tapped into people's deepest tech fears A big, public reaction to what should have been a minor fix in the Zoom collaboration tool says more about consumers' growing discomfort about the realities of the video and audio tools that now surround us....
16:15, 2019-07-14

Argentina, Uruguay work to restore power after major failure Argentina's main energy company said it was "slowly beginning to restore" electricity after a massive power failure left large swathes of the country and neighboring Uruguay without power....
19:45, 2019-06-16

Renault chairman pledges to restore 'damaged' Nissan partnership Even though trust between Renault and Nissan have deteriorated, nothing was beyond repair, Senard told Renault shareholders. Time, patience and effort from both Renault and Nissan will be needed, he said. Senard on Wednesday faced investors for the first time since taking the helm at Renault....
22:45, 2019-06-12

Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium to restore turf field Officials at Mexico's famed Azteca Stadium say they will convert the field back to natural turf after a failed attempt at a hybrid playing surface led to the cancellation of a scheduled NFL game there last year....
08:15, 2019-05-28

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Centre There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think-tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today....
16:30, 2019-07-18

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworthy moment of the press conference he held at the Wo...
00:15, 2019-07-01

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site The three churches in charge of Jerusalem's holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher....
20:45, 2019-05-27

CBOE CHAIRMAN AND CEO WILLIAM J. BRODSKY TO PARTICIPATE IN SEC-CFTC JOINT MEETINGS ON REGULATION HARMONIZATION CHICAGO, September 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during August 2009 was 5,025 contracts, exceeding 4,084 contracts per day during July 2009 by 23 percent.When compared to a year ago, th...
01:45, 2019-05-23

Keanu Stories: fans share unexpected meetings with 'sweet, quiet, nervous' Reeves Outpouring was sparked by a profile of the actor that declared he was ‘too good for this world’ Hands brushing as he picks up a water bottle. A casual chat about motorbikes at the end of night of bartending. A wink in a Sydney cinema. Fans of Keanu Reeves have been sharing stories of unexpected, fle...
09:01, 2019-06-04

To Restore Internet Access After a Massive Quake, Peru Turned to Balloons Loon - an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google's parent company - is providing Peru's people with wireless broadband communication....
08:30, 2019-06-01

Democratic presidential candidate Moulton: restore benefits of military discharged for being gay Democratic U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, a 2020 presidential candidate, on Thursday said if elected he would seek to retroactively upgrade the discharge status of military members dismissed on the basis of their sexual orientation....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Argentina and Uruguay Work to Restore Power After Major Electrical Failure (BUENOS AIRES, Argentina) — A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, but...
22:15, 2019-06-16

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Uruguay, Argentina work to restore power after massive system failure It was unclear how many people had been affected by the blackout, but the South American countries have a combined population of more than 45 million....
16:45, 2019-06-16

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
03:30, 2019-06-01

Watching Someone Restore a Filthy Game Boy to Its Original Pristine Condition Is Soothing For the Soul It was a tragic day when, after being dropped on the floor, my original Game Boy was left with a bunch of dead lines on its screen. But it lived a good life, and has the scars, knicks, and scratches to prove it. However, it wasn’t quite as abused as this Game Boy that YouTube’s Odd Tinkering purchas...
21:30, 2019-05-31

France moves forward with bill to restore Notre Dame to original glory The roof of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral may not be converted into a swimming pool or a greenhouse after all: Government officials this week okayed a bill mandating that the landmark house of worship be restored precisely as it was, according to a new report. The French Senate on Monday app...
20:30, 2019-05-30

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplomatic efforts with North Korea....
14:45, 2019-06-02

Critics gear up for battle after Washington state lawmakers restore affirmative action On the last day of session, critics heckled state lawmakers who passed an affirmative action measure that would allow public colleges and other entities to consider race and ethnicity when making decisions on admissions....
23:00, 2019-06-10

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
12:45, 2019-07-03

Sen. Richard Blumenthal pushes AT&T and Nexstar to strike a deal, restore channels for DirecTV, U-verse Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is urging AT&T and Nexstar to restore access to 120-plus Nexstar stations that were blacked out July 3.       ...
07:45, 2019-07-09

All-England finals offer London clubs a golden chance to restore capital pride At San Siro, 15 European trophies have their place in the show cabinets. That leaves AC Milan and Inter with five more of the big prizes than London's four major teams combined....
22:15, 2019-05-23

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to set a balanc...
16:30, 2019-06-08

Trump stands by pledge that more to come in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made public, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement....
21:00, 2019-06-11

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
15:45, 2019-05-21

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
22:45, 2019-06-03

Jaguar gets $626M in U.K. loan guarantees after EV pledge The guarantee to JLR by the U.K. Export Finance agency was granted to support the design, manufacture and export of electric cars, British Prime Minister Theresa May said....
04:15, 2019-07-16

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
01:00, 2019-05-22

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
17:30, 2019-06-12

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Repub...
16:45, 2019-05-21

FCA-Renault deal would test pledge to keep all plants open A promise by Fiat Chrysler to deliver 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of savings in its merger with Renault without closing plants looks brave to some analysts, given the Italian automaker’s surplus capacity in Europe....
21:15, 2019-05-31

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half the amount the government says is needed....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Lithuania's Skvernelis to stay on as PM, going back on pledge to quit Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday he will remain in his post, going back on a pledge to quit following his defeat in the presidential election in mid-May....
15:45, 2019-07-09

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
18:45, 2019-05-21

Mesut Özil makes 'surgeries for children' wedding pledge The German World Cup winner is to wed the former Miss Turkey, Amina Gulse, at a plush ceremony in Istanbul on Friday. To mark the occasion, he promised to pay the medical costs of 1,000 children in need....
17:30, 2019-06-07

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian players to join a growing global movement in which footballers pledge 1% of their income to help tackle so...
23:45, 2019-05-29

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
03:45, 2019-07-04

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to start on Sunday. Related: Lunatic 19s: A Deportational...
03:30, 2019-07-13

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
17:30, 2019-06-21

Minnesota upsets top-seeded Indiana 9-4 OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Kozicky and Eli Wilson each drove in two runs and Minnesota upset top-seeded Indiana 9-4 on Thursday, knocking the Hoosiers out of the Big Ten Tournament with back-to-back losses. Kozicky and Wilson helped power Minnesota’s three-run fifth inning by driving in runs. W...
23:45, 2019-05-23

2 Minnesota wrestlers released without charges MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two University of Minnesota wrestlers who were arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct have been released from jail without charges. The Hennepin County attorney’s office said in a statement Tuesday that an investigation of Gable Steveson and Dylan Martinez continue...
20:30, 2019-06-18

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
21:00, 2019-07-13

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for the jurors to convict Matthew Naquin, 21, who now faces anywhere from probation to five years in pri...
04:15, 2019-07-18

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental hea...
16:00, 2019-06-05

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
16:45, 2019-06-18

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
06:30, 2019-07-16

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
00:30, 2019-05-23

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Moines, Iowa. Biden, the Democratic front-runner for...
07:01, 2019-07-16

Ahead of U.S. deadline, Mexico minister has fulfilled migration enforcement pledge Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to the United States to reduce migration from Central America, as a deadline in a bilateral pact approaches....
11:45, 2019-07-20

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
19:15, 2019-07-11

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors....
10:30, 2019-07-02

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic debate on Thursday....
16:15, 2019-06-28

Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un pledge 'peace and stability' during historic Pyongyang visit Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un have pledged to work towards "peace and stability" on the Korean peninsula during the Chinese president's historic visit to North Korea....
23:30, 2019-06-20

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
21:15, 2019-06-12

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:45, 2019-06-01

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally refer to the “manholes” as “mainte...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Twins vs. Royals: Minnesota and Jose Berrios will get it done The Mets, who made 82-year-old Phil Regan their pitching coach, are considering 103-year-old Julia Hawkins to be their base-running coach after she won gold in the National Senior Games. Hawkins, who calls Regan “Kid,” ran the 100 in 39.62, better than Robby Cano, who has never run 100 meters. In th...
21:30, 2019-06-22

Kamara leads Rapids over Minnesota United 1-0 COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Kei Kamara scored in the 29th minute and the Colorado Rapids beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night. Kamara headed a corner by Jack Price into the left corner. It was Kamara’s eighth goal of the season, the first since a two-goal game on May 3. Colorado (4-9-3)...
06:15, 2019-06-09

Minnesota beats Iowa 3-0 to reach Big Ten semifinals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eli Wilson had two hits and drove in two runs, helping Minnesota eliminate Iowa in the Big Ten tournament with a 3-0 victory on Friday night. Wilson had an RBI single in the third inning and an RBI double in the ninth inning for the fourth-seeded Gophers (28-26), who advanced to m...
14:45, 2019-05-25

LA and Minnesota are getting 'Call of Duty' esports teams Activision Blizzard has revealed the next two teams for its upcoming Call of Duty esports League, bringing the total franchises announced so far to seven. The latest squads will represent Los Angeles and Minnesota....
19:45, 2019-07-01

Handcuffed man beaten in Minnesota jail to receive $525,000 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota county has agreed to pay $525,000 to a handcuffed black man who was shown in a video being punched and kneed by a jailer. Ramsey County Board Chair Jim McDonough announced the settlement with Terrell Isaiah Wilson on Tuesday. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports th...
21:30, 2019-06-04

Minnesota runner who inspired many is in grave condition MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota championship runner who has inspired many during her long, public fight against cancer is in grave condition. Gabriele Grunewald’s husband says she was moved to comfort care at a Minneapolis hospital Sunday. The Star Tribune says Justin Grunewald urged his wife&#...
19:00, 2019-06-10

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force One described a restless president who spends a lot of time watching cable news and reviewing media co...
00:15, 2019-05-26

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
20:30, 2019-05-22

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit said the Nebraska City council had retaliated agains...
18:15, 2019-05-28

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Seguel proudly, as wet snowflakes tap against the kitc...
07:45, 2019-07-17

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant.Read more......
18:30, 2019-07-12

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
14:15, 2019-05-22

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
06:15, 2019-06-20

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous tax incentive there, Georgia is home to a thriving film industry, which stands to be impacted signific...
16:45, 2019-05-28

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. The post G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:15, 2019-06-09

Hunt promises fox hunting vote as Johnson makes police boost pledge Jeremy Hunt would move to see the ban on fox hunting reversed if he becomes prime minister - as his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson pledged to put 20,000 more police officers on the streets over three years....
11:00, 2019-07-04

Exclusive: Canada's Conservative leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly....
05:15, 2019-05-24

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
03:00, 2019-07-15

WCWS roundup: Minnesota blasted by UCLA in debut Second-seeded UCLA wasted little time welcoming Minnesota to the Women's College World Series on Thursday, as Bubba Nickles hit a leadoff home run and the Bruins used a four-run sixth inning to win 7-2 in the opener for both teams in the double-elimination tournament in Oklahoma City....
03:45, 2019-05-31

Ex-Minnesota cop who killed bride-to-be proposes ludicrous sentence The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be has proposed a bizarre sentence to “honor” her. Mohamed Noor, 33, filed a motion Wednesday asking a judge to lock him up for weeklong stints that overlap with 40-year-old Justine Ruszczyk Damond̵...
01:15, 2019-06-07

Golf: Young gun Wolff's 62 gives him share of lead in Minnesota Matthew Wolff shot the best round of his young career on the PGA Tour on Saturday, firing a nine-under-par 62 to move into a share of the lead with Collin Morikawa and Bryson DeChambeau at the inaugural 3M Open....
05:15, 2019-07-07

PGA Tour returns to Minnesota as Koepka headlines 3M Open The last gathering of the world's greatest golfers in Minnesota led to a truly seminal moment when the U.S. team recaptured the Ryder Cup for the first time in eight years in front of raucous galleries at Hazeltine National....
14:45, 2019-07-04

Minnesota lawyer sentenced to 14 years for porn scheme MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a Minneapolis lawyer to 14 years in prison for running a porn-related scheme. Paul Hansmeier was convicted of running the multi-million-dollar fraud scheme from 2011 to 2014. Prosecutors allege Hansmeier extracted settlements from hundreds of people w...
22:30, 2019-06-14

DeChambeau shoots career best 62 to grab lead in Minnesota Bryson DeChambeau fired a PGA Tour career best round of nine-under-par 62 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the inaugural 3M Open....
08:45, 2019-07-06

Amazon workers' Prime Day strike begins in Minnesota Amazon workers in Minnesota and Germany are striking as Prime Day kicks off, in a stand against working conditions and wage practices. The action in Minnesota represents the first major strike of Amazon workers in the U.S. during Prime Day....
22:15, 2019-07-15

For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest One-hundred employees, many of them East African Muslim immigrants, plan to walk off the job as part of one of the largest Amazon strikes among U.S. workers....
06:45, 2019-07-16

The Latest: Minnesota regulators defend key PolyMet permit MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on EPA criticism of a key permit for the planned PolyMet mine in Minnesota (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Minnesota regulators are defending their process for approving a key permit for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine. Newly released documents show that staffers wi...
00:15, 2019-06-14

Minnesota 21-year-old died from rationing insulin, family says RAMSEY, Minn. (KARE) — Advocates say it is a sign of the growing problem of rising prescription costs in America. Friday, friends and family said 21-year-old Jesimya David Scherer-Radcliff died as a result of rationing his insulin. His father, David Radcliff Jr. III, said everyone called his son Jes...
21:30, 2019-07-15

Minnesota, Oklahoma among teams vying for WCWS title OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two years ago, Minnesota was ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/NFCA softball poll heading into the NCAA Tournament. Somehow, the Golden Gophers weren’t even a national seed and got sent to Alabama for regional play. It was a harsh fate for a highly respected Minnesota team wit...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Former radio host engaged to Minnesota lieutenant governor MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan says she is engaged to a former Minnesota Public Radio host who lost his morning show in 2018 after he disclosed their relationship. Flanagan tweeted Sunday morning about her engagement to Tom Weber. She said that she is “so excited to spend...
19:45, 2019-06-30

Minnesota woman indicted in husband's fatal shooting A grand jury in Minnesota indicted a 57-year-old woman who authorities allege fatally shot her husband before fleeing to Florida and killing a woman there....
02:15, 2019-05-24

Minnesota-Ohio State rematch postponed at Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Minnesota’s rematch with Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Sunday because of the conference’s curfew and the threat of inclement weather. The Gophers beat the Buckeyes 9-6 on Saturday to force a second semifinal. The winner will play Nebrask...
09:15, 2019-05-26

The Latest: Minnesota wrestlers remain suspended from team MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the release from jail of two Minnesota wrestlers who had been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct (all times local): 5 p.m. Two University of Minnesota wrestlers who were arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct will remain suspended from team ac...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Victims of medical helicopter crash in Minnesota identified BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota have released the names of a pilot and a nurse who were killed and a paramedic who was injured when a medical helicopter crashed at a regional airport. North Memorial Health of Robbinsdale, the hospital that owns the helicopter, identifies the pilot as...
03:45, 2019-06-30

The Latest: Lawyer: Minnesota wrestler grateful to be free The Latest on the release from jail of two Minnesota wrestlers who had been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct (all times local): 2:20 p.m....
22:30, 2019-06-18

Minnesota United sets scoring mark in 7-1 win over Cincy ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ike Opara, Hassani Dotson and Ethan Finlay scored their second goals of the season in the first half and Minnesota United coasted to a 7-1 victory over expansion FC Cincinnati on Saturday, the most goals in a game for the third-year club. Opara opened the scoring in the 19th m...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Minnesota cop receives $585,000 after fellow officers spied on DMV data The city of Minneapolis is learning a hard lesson about the importance of placing checks on government data access. A court has awarded police officer Amy Krekelberg a total of $585,000 after she sued Minneapolis and two fellow officers for allegedl......
04:45, 2019-06-24

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures required was “calculated incorrectly” and “must be raise...
22:30, 2019-07-12

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
21:00, 2019-05-22

Google's plans for a mega-campus in San Jose lurk behind its recent $1 billion housing pledge For more than a year, local residents have expressed concern about rising rents and displacement as Google's plans for a massive expansion in San Jose continue....
00:30, 2019-07-12

Piercy storms home to grab two-shot lead in Minnesota Scott Piercy scorched his way through the back nine at TPC Twin Cities to grab a two-shot lead after the first round of the inaugural 3M Open in Blaine, Minnesota on Thursday....
06:15, 2019-07-05

Minnesota ex-policeman sentenced to more than 12 years for Australian woman's killing A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
19:15, 2019-06-07

Minnesota program pays homeowners to transform lawns into bee gardens A new program is offering to pay for Minnesota homeowners to convert their lawn into bee friendly areas.        ...
20:30, 2019-05-31

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
04:15, 2019-06-29

As the Twins Stay Hot, La Tortuga Earns a Warm Embrace in Minnesota Willians Astudillo, a.k.a. la Tortuga (or the Turtle), doesn’t look like most major leaguers. And with a rare ability to make contact, he doesn’t hit like them, either....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Minnesota Twins place Marwin Gonzalez on IL with hamstring strain The Minnesota Twins placed infielder Marwin Gonzalez on the 10-day injured list and put right-handed relief pitcher Blake Parker on the family medical emergency list....
05:15, 2019-06-20

Romain Métanire scores, Minnesota United beat Dynamo 1-0 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Romain Métanire scored in the 20th minute and Vito Mannone had his fifth shutout of the season to help Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night. Métanire scored on a strike from the right flank that deflected off midfielder Boniek García and looped into t...
09:15, 2019-05-26

Giant bullsnake found in Minnesota home’s bathtub, officials say A 6-foot bullsnake gave a Minnesota family a startling wake-up call when they discovered the slithering intruder in their bathtub early Monday, officials said....
17:30, 2019-07-10

Charges: Minnesota man sprays Somali children, yells slurs FARIBAULT, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man is accused of a bias crime for allegedly spraying a Somali American teenager and her siblings with a garden hose while he yelled racial slurs. Eighteen-year-old Zachariah Manahan of Faribault, Minnesota, was charged Monday with felony stalking committed becaus...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Polygamous sect leader ordered to stop Minnesota building GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — Officials in northern Minnesota have ordered a temporary halt to construction on land linked to a man who led a secretive polygamous sect’s compound in South Dakota. Cook County officials issued the cease-and-desist order Friday to a company tied to Seth Jeffs. KARE-...
01:45, 2019-05-30

Minnesota Vikings COO Kevin Warren replacing Jim Delany as Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren, the chief operating officer of the Minnesota Vikings, will become the Big Ten's new commissioner to replace Jim Delany.        ...
20:30, 2019-06-04

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President. The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and President Trump’s family....
20:15, 2019-06-27

Minnesota officer mows woman’s lawn after checking on her welfare A Minnesota police officer is showing that one of the varieties of ways officers assist those they serve is by grabbing a lawnmower. The Orono Police Department posted a photo on social media Thursday showing Officer Matt Siltala confronting knee-high weeds with a push mower at a home where he had j...
23:00, 2019-06-10

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
18:30, 2019-06-05

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press.” The statement came Wednesda...
17:00, 2019-05-21

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pledge to focus on climate change and reforming the political system....
01:30, 2019-07-10

Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns says Colin Kaepernick is 'the man' Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns was spotted in Southern California on Monday apparently doing shopping in Beverly Hills while sporting a Colin Kaepernick jersey....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Trusty scores late goal, lifts Union past Minnesota 3-2 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Auston Trusty scored in 86th minute and the Philadelphia Union moved to the top of the Eastern Conference with a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United on Sunday. Trusty beat defender Brent Kallman to Ilsinho’s volley, made a deft stop and then beat goalkeeper Vito Mannone to...
01:45, 2019-06-03

‘Welcome home!’ Ilhan Omar returns to Minnesota amid Trump smears Congresswoman greeted by chanting supporters at airport as president defended rallygoers, saying they are ‘incredible patriots’Follow the latest in US politics – liveRepresentative Ilhan Omar was greeted by a throng of supporters as she arrived home in Minnesota, fresh off attacks from Donald Trump ...
05:45, 2019-07-20

Minnesota ex-officer gets 12-1/2 years in prison for Australian woman's shooting death A former Minneapolis police officer was sentenced to 12-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the fatal shooting of an Australian woman nearly two years ago after she had called police to report a possible sexual assault....
21:30, 2019-06-07

Cows in Minnesota swept away during flash flood, dramatic video shows A herd of over 50 cows was swept away during a flash flood Friday as dramatic video shows the cattle being carried downstream after a night of heavy rains slammed southeastern Minnesota.  ...
04:30, 2019-06-30

Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court has ruled that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is inadequate, an Enbridge spokesman said on Monday....
20:15, 2019-06-03

Omar vows to continue being Trump's 'nightmare' as hundreds greet her in Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar promised to continue being President Trump’s "nightmare" as she received a warm welcome in her Minnesota district on Thursday, following a turbulent week in which she repeatedly clashed with the White House....
11:45, 2019-07-19

Minnesota’s Coffey to skip senior season, stay in draft pool MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota scoring leader Amir Coffey will skip his senior season and stay in the NBA draft pool. Coffey’s agent, Javon Phillips, confirmed the decision Wednesday night, the deadline for players to withdraw from the draft and return to their schools. The 6-foot-8 Coffey, who ...
10:30, 2019-05-30

Minnesota State Fair pulls offbeat menu item: doughnuts with syringes The Minnesota State Fair is dropping a new food item -- doughnut bits with a side of syringes -- a snack apparently too extreme even for an industry perpetually pushing culinary boundaries....
00:15, 2019-07-13

Minnesota Supreme Court tosses conviction of teen who insulted classmate on Twitter A Minnesota stalking law used to convict a high school student for insulting another teen on Twitter is overly broad and violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantee of free speech, the state Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday....
02:30, 2019-06-20

‘Ottawa stands between us,’ Pallister says after feds delay Manitoba-Minnesota hydro project Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government is standing in the way of a hydroelectric project that would help move states in the U.S. Midwest off of coal....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Amazon Prime Day strike: Minnesota workers are protesting on company's biggest day Amazon fulfillment center workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, along with some Seattle tech employees, plan to start walking out Monday afternoon.        ...
23:45, 2019-07-15

UPDATE 2-Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 replacement project is inadequate, raising the possibility the Canadian crude oil pipeline could face further delays....
20:15, 2019-06-03

Minnesota truck driver fatally struck highway worker while watching porn, police say A Minnesota truck driver allegedly sped through a construction zone and fatally struck a highway worker — with authorities claiming that he was distracted by his cellphone, which was playing videos from Pornhub....
23:15, 2019-07-17

Minnesota United FC Scored A Game-Winning Goal And Saved A Penalty All In Stoppage Time For the first 90 minutes of Minnesota United FC’s game against FC Dallas, pretty much nothing happened and the score was tied 0-0. But, as those in attendance at Allianz Field soon found out, that unremarkable hour and a half was anything but a precursor of things to come....
20:45, 2019-07-14

Possible mountain lion sighting in Minnesota yard prompts warning from officials: ​'Stay aware, everyone!' Officials in Elk River, Minn., issued a warning this week after one resident's home security camera captured an image of what is believed to be a cougar....
20:15, 2019-06-14

#TrumpRally Erupts in Raucous Chants of ‘Send Her Back’ as Trump Goes After Minnesota’s Ilhan Omar Donald Trump ramped up his efforts Wednesday night to demonize the four progressive, freshman congresswomen informally known as “the Squad,” reveling in a raucous crowd’s chants of “Send her back! Send her back!” in reference to his latest target, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)....
11:30, 2019-07-18

Minnesota Twins slug eight more home runs, on pace to shatter MLB single-season record Led by a pair of homers from Jonathan Schoop and Miguel Sano, the surprising slugging leaders crush Angels and now own MLB's best record.        ...
07:30, 2019-05-24

Somali teens cited for 'metal pipe' attack at University of Minnesota light-rail station University of Minnesota Police (UMPD) were dispatched to institution’s the East Bank light-rail station around 9.45pm on Friday night following a series of disturbing calls about juvenile males allegedly trying to attack passengers with metal pipes....
23:30, 2019-05-22

Louis Vuitton No. 1 with counterfeiters — again Louis Vuitton products held the top spot for the second straight year — in luxury goods being counterfeited. First, the good news. Entrupy, a company that authenticates handbags and accessories for high-end producers, says in its first-ever “State of the Fake” report that overall 90 percent of the g...
06:30, 2019-06-06

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

St. Louis fans celebrate first ever Stanley Cup Fans at a watch party at the Enterprise Center in downtown St. Louis celebrated Wednesday night after the NHL St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Boston to win the first Stanley Cup in franchise history. (June 13)       ...
12:15, 2019-06-13

Midwestern U.S. hit with another day of tornadoes, but St. Louis spared Dangerous storms left a string of more than 30 tornadoes across the central U.S., damaging homes in Oklahoma, demolishing a racetrack grandstand in Missouri and inundating the region with water over a short period....
15:30, 2019-05-22

Rep. Ilhan Omar Receives Hero’s Welcome at Minnesota Airport; Jealous Trump Says It Was Staged, Claims Media Has ‘Sick Partnership’ With the Squad After all of the threats and fighting with the president of the United States, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) arrived home and was greeted with a hero’s welcome at Minneapolis−Saint Paul International on Thursday....
11:45, 2019-07-20

Bruins vs. Blues: St. Louis will need to break this trend to win Nobody bounces back like the Blues and the Bruins! While that’s a natural part of survivorship bias — teams that don’t bounce back from losses don’t last very long in the playoffs — both the St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins truly have been very impressive immediately after a loss throughout the 201...
05:00, 2019-06-07

How will Kris Bryant be greeted in 'boring' St. Louis? The Cubs star fanned the Cubs-Cardinals flames with his winter comments about Chicago's rival city. Now he's making his first trip to town of the season....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Louis Vuitton invites you to go fly a kite with new men’s collection The Louis Vuitton Men’s Spring 2020 show was definitely one that every L.V. and Virgil Abloh (the designer behind the label) fan was waiting for this season — and like anything Abloh touches, this collection did not disappoint. His recipe for success is simple, yet complicated. First, there were the...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Mexico questions Louis Vuitton over possible appropriation NEW YORK (AP) — The French fashion house Louis Vuitton says it is in contact with Mexican artisans after the Mexican government questioned part of a new chair line over possible cultural appropriation. Louis Vuitton said Wednesday in a brief statement that it is “currently in a relationship wi...
02:45, 2019-07-11

Blues' Stanley Cup triumph a new dawn for St. Louis Few Stanley Cup trophies have ever been as heavy as the one earned Wednesday by the St. Louis Blues, who lifted the weight of a championship-starved city that had long been on the wrong side of history....
15:15, 2019-06-13

Albert Pujols' return to St. Louis: It was as if he never left With a standing ovation for every at-bat and an endless series of emotional moments, Albert Pujols' homecoming was all he and Cardinals fans could have hoped for....
09:45, 2019-06-24

Blues bring first Stanley Cup home to St. Louis As St. Louis Blues players arrived back in the team's hometown, each player, one-by-one, held the Stanley Cup trophy over their head and let out a cheer. (June 13)        ...
23:45, 2019-06-13

St. Louis Fed's Bullard Sees No Need for Larger Rate Cut Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said he would support a quarter-percentage-point cut in the central bank’s benchmark short-term rate at its July 30-31 meeting and doesn’t think a larger cut at that meeting is needed....
19:45, 2019-07-19

Man threatens to 'kill every gay person I can' at St. Louis PrideFest, report says A Missouri man has been arrested after threatening to "kill every gay person I can" at PrideFest in St. Louis, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, which cited court documents....
23:30, 2019-06-20

Woman trapped in St. Louis jail stairwell for 2.5 days ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a woman was trapped in a St. Louis jail stairwell for more than two days after not understanding how to get out of the building. St. Louis Corrections Commissioner Dale Glass said the woman didn’t appear to be suffering when she was found and refused to go to a...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Young St. Louis Blues fan, 11, gets her moment with Stanley Cup after team's win A young St. Louis Blues superfan, who was the team’s source of inspiration in their journey to the Stanley Cup trophy, joined the players on the ice during the championship celebration Wednesday....
22:00, 2019-06-13

Wounded 5-year-old is 6th child shot in St. Louis in a week ST. LOUIS (AP) — Violence in St. Louis has taken an even more disturbing turn in the past week with shootings involving six children, including four who died. The latest shooting Thursday night injured a 5-year-old girl who was in a car with another 5-year-old and three adults. The adults told polic...
17:45, 2019-06-14

Édouard Louis: ‘We didn’t reject literature – it rejected us’ The enfant terrible of French writing talks about the violence perpetrated by the political system on the working classÉdouard Louis became an international literary sensation aged 21, when The End of Eddy, his debut autobiographical novel about growing up poor, gay and bullied in northern France, w...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Missouri will not renew license of St. Louis Planned Parenthood Missouri's health department will not renew the license of Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, a clinic spokesman told Reuters and CBS News on Friday ahead of a court hearing.        ...
19:30, 2019-06-21

Mexico calls out Louis Vuitton for using traditional pattern The Mexican government has questioned Louis Vuitton's use of a traditional Mexican pattern in the design of a chair, less than a month after it sent a similar letter to another prominent fashion house....
02:01, 2019-07-10

2 St. Louis officers hurt in motorcade for fallen officer ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two Missouri police officers are hospitalized in serious condition following an accident involving a motorcade escorting the body of a fallen police officer to a funeral home. Officer Michael Langsdorf of the North County Police Cooperative was killed Sunday after responding to a ba...
00:45, 2019-06-28

Overtime goal gives St Louis Blues their first-ever win in Stanley Cup finals Carl Gunnarsson scores game-clinching goal for BluesVictory over Boston Bruins levels series at 1-1Carl Gunnarsson scored on a delayed penalty in overtime, Jordan Binnington made 21 saves and the St Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday night to tie the Stanley Cup Final at one game ap...
06:45, 2019-05-30

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortion provider remain unanswered. Circuit Court Judge Michael Stelzer decided Tuesday that five doctors who provide care at Planned Parenthood’s St. ...
20:45, 2019-06-05

1 child dead, 1 critical after St. Louis drive-by shooting ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 3-year-old girl is dead and another child is critically wounded after a drive-by shooting in St. Louis. The shooting happened Sunday night outside a home on the city’s south side. The child killed was identified Monday as 3-year-old Kenndei Powell. Police called to the home ...
19:00, 2019-06-10

Former F.B.I. Agent Is Indicted in a Case Involving St. Louis’s Prosecutor The agent was hired to help investigate accusations against the former governor of Missouri. He is charged with perjury and tampering with evidence in the case....
05:00, 2019-06-18

Mets vs. Cardinals: Skid won’t end vs. St. Louis’ Michael Wacha You read it here first. The Blues won the Stanley Cup in seven games over the Bruins. Warriors in six, however, proved to be our Achilles’ heel. The Raptors (1995) and Blues (1967) were crowned champions for the first time in their histories, setting off wild celebrations that haven’t been seen sinc...
02:15, 2019-06-16

Blue no more: Patrick Maroon’s perfect St. Louis homecoming ST. LOUIS (AP) — Each morning Anthony Maroon woke up during a visit to see his father, he’d ask his grandmother how many days he had left with him. Nine? All smiles. The goodbyes were brutal. Patti Maroon told her grandson she couldn’t guarantee she wouldn’t cry, but she’d tr...
11:15, 2019-06-03

The Latest: Blues hoist Stanley Cup as St. Louis celebrates ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the Stanley Cup celebration in St. Louis (all times local): 3:30 p.m. St. Louis Blues players have taken turns hoisting the Stanley Cup to the cheers of a massive crowd beneath the Gateway Arch. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out Saturday for a parade and rally...
22:30, 2019-06-15

MLB roundup: Cards spoil Pujols' return to St. Louis Marcell Ozuna had three hits and three RBIs for the St. Louis Cardinals, helping them spoil the long-awaited return of Albert Pujols in a 5-1 win against the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Friday night....
09:15, 2019-06-22

Louis van Gaal: ‘I thought Manchester United could buy every player’ United’s former manager on Rooney, tactics, why the club is too commercial and being ‘very surprised’ at Solskjær’s appointmentThe Guardian sat down with Louis van Gaal at Noordwijk’s Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, three years since his dismissal by Manchester United.Jamie Jackson: Did you feel betrayed...
11:45, 2019-06-03

Louis Scarcella’s partner admits they used ‘questionable tactics’ It was all legal-ish. The partner of embattled former NYPD Det. Louis Scarcella admitted in court Wednesday that the men may have blurred the lines on proper police work sometimes — but maintained they never did anything illegal. “We used some questionable tactics,” retired NYPD of...
11:00, 2019-07-11

Disgraced detective Louis Scarcella lashes out in court Scandal-scarred former NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella got feisty Wednesday when he was questioned in Brooklyn Supreme Court as part of a convicted murderer’s bid to receive a new trial for a 1996 conviction. Lawyers for state inmate Eliseo DeLeon tried to tie the shady cop to their client̵...
14:30, 2019-06-20

Julia Louis-Dreyfus could be on her way to making more Emmy history Julia Louis-Dreyfus is nominated for an Emmy...again. Except this time, the beloved comedy legend is not just going for Emmy gold, she's looking to secure her place in the history books once again....
22:30, 2019-07-16

'Captain America' Patrick Reed returns to Minnesota for first time since Ryder Cup heroics Patrick Reed, hero of the 2016 Ryder Cup at nearby Hazeltine National Golf Club, headlines a field that includes Brooks Koepka and Phil Mickelson.        ...
07:15, 2019-07-04

'There will be serious consequences': ministers' pledge after Iran seizes British oil tankers in Persian Gulf Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions are "nothing but trouble"...
09:15, 2019-07-20

Hong Kong chief's 'bill is dead' pledge fails to satisfy protest leaders Protest leaders have vowed to keep up pressure on Hong Kong's administration despite its leader today declaring that a highly contentious extradition bill is "dead"....
15:00, 2019-07-09

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
20:30, 2019-05-29

Louis Tomlinson claims he was not contacted about graphic sex scene in HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ "I can categorically say that I was not contacted nor did I approve it," wrote the 27-year-old singer of the animated depiction of a graphic sex scene using his likeness....
23:30, 2019-07-02

St. Louis judge hears Planned Parenthood's lawsuit A judge in St. Louis will determine whether to grant a request from Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order that would stop the state from allowing the license for Missouri's only abortion clinic to lapse. (May 30)        ...
02:15, 2019-05-31

St. Louis newspaper accidentally runs ads congratulating Blues for Stanley Cup win A St. Louis newspaper erroneously published a series of advertisements congratulating the St. Louis Blues for winning their first Stanley Cup in franchise history Sunday....
09:15, 2019-06-10

Boston Bruins beat St. Louis Blues, force Game 7 The Boston Bruins forced a seventh game after defeating the St. Louis Blues 5-1 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night at the Enterprise Center....
09:15, 2019-06-10

LEADING OFF: Pujols in St Louis, Judge back, Keuchel debut LEADING OFF: Albert Pujols back in St. Louis, Aaron Judge returns to Yankees lineup, Dallas Keuchel makes season debut for Braves, Rays get go-ahead to explore playing games in Montreal       ...
09:15, 2019-06-21

St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins, capture first Stanley Cup The St. Louis Blues defeated the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night to claim their first NHL championship in franchise history....
07:00, 2019-06-13

Spring flowers inspire Louis Vuitton menswear collection Louis Vuitton unveiled its latest menswear collection on Thursday, using a picture-postcard scene of Paris as the backdrop for models parading in pastel colors and flowery statement pieces that......
21:00, 2019-06-20

St. Louis Blues Claim the Stanley Cup, Ending a 52-Year Wait St. Louis sat in last place in the N.H.L. standings on Jan. 3 and then beat the Boston Bruins in the Cup finals, soaring to the first championship in the franchise’s history....
12:15, 2019-06-13

As Albert Pujols shines in St. Louis return, you can't help but wonder: What if he never left? "We learned it's sure hard to replace a man like that," Adam Wainwright said, pondering what might have been if Albert Pujols had stayed in St. Louis.       ...
21:30, 2019-06-23

St. Louis Fed Chief Says Interest Rate May Be Cut to Meet Inflation Target Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said the U.S. central bank may need to lower its short-term interest-rate target if inflation doesn’t appear on track to rise back to desired levels....
13:30, 2019-05-22

Man threatened to ‘kill every gay person’ at St. Louis pride parade: cops A Missouri man was busted by cops for threatening to shoot up a gay pride parade next weekend in St. Louis, according to court documents. Edward Terry of the St. Louis suburb of Overland created a fake email account to threaten one of the parade planners, prosecutors alleged in charging documents Tu...
01:30, 2019-06-22

St Louis Blues make Stanley Cup final for first time in 49 years St Louis will face Boston Bruins for shot at NHL titleBlues were worst team in the league at start of the yearThe St Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup final for the first time in decades. David Perron had a goal and an assist, Jordan Binnington picked up his franchise-record 12th playoff...
14:15, 2019-05-22

Blue no more: Patrick Maroon's perfect St. Louis homecoming Blue no more: Patrick Maroon's perfect homecoming to St. Louis to be with his son and Blues' journey to Stanley Cup Final        ...
13:30, 2019-06-03

One Direction's Louis Tomlinson is not happy about that Euphoria fanfic sex scene On the most recent episode of HBO’s Euphoria, which features the dark and sexy stories of various troubled teens, Zendaya’s Rue told the tale of a classmate who is a master of erotic fanfic—specifically one story she wrote about “Larry Stylinson,” the ‘shipping name used for One Direction members Lo...
09:15, 2019-07-03

Police officer injured, suspect killed in St. Louis shooting ST. LOUIS (AP) — A man being sought on a federal weapons charge is dead and a police officer critically injured after a shootout in St. Louis. The shooting happened just before noon Thursday. Names of the officer and the 26-year-old suspect have not been released. Police Chief John Hayden says the U...
22:15, 2019-06-06

St. Louis Blues' team puppy gets his turn with the Stanley Cup Barclay, adopted by the St. Louis Blues to socialize him so he can become a service dog, chows down from the Stanley Cup.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-27

St. Louis Blues celebrate Stanley Cup: A parade 52 years in the making The St. Louis Blues won the first Stanley Cup in the franchise's 52-year history and celebrated with fans at a parade and rally.       ...
09:30, 2019-06-16

St. Louis Blues take Game 4 to tie up Stanley Cup Final with Boston Bruins The St. Louis Blues rebounded from a disastrous Game 3 to beat the Bruins 4-2 and send the series back to Boston tied 2-2.        ...
05:45, 2019-06-04

Louis Garrel is still handsome, and still stuck in his dad’s shadow, in the frivolous A Faithful Man Children of celebrities often strive to dissociate themselves from Mom and/or Dad, sometimes even going so far as to take on a different name (as, say, Joe Hill did). They want to feel confident that any professional success they may achieve was fully earned rather than merely inherited. Not so with...
00:15, 2019-07-17

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
06:45, 2019-06-19

St. Louis Blues Give Long-Suffering Fans Reason to Believe After a double-overtime victory on Tuesday night in a Game 7, the Blues are in the conference finals, with the elusive Stanley Cup Finals within reach....
16:15, 2019-05-21

St. Louis Blues celebrate Stanley Cup win with Cardinals at Busch Stadium The St. Louis Cardinals welcomed the Stanley Cup champion Blues to Busch Stadium on Wednesday in celebration of the team's win over the Boston Bruins....
20:01, 2019-06-27

Fans pack downtown St. Louis to cheer on the champion Blues After a half-century of disappointment, even Mother Nature didn't dare spoil the celebration of St. Louis' first-ever Stanley Cup championship       ...
00:45, 2019-06-16

This all-male council in Texas just voted to ban abortion Five men vote to make Waskom ‘sanctuary city for the unborn’Unconstitutional vote comes after series of bans nationwideThe entirely white male council of Waskom in Texas has voted to make the small town a “sanctuary city for the unborn”.The five men on the town’s council voted this week to pass legi...
01:00, 2019-06-15

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
19:45, 2019-06-27

Jews are at risk in Germany, says Jewish Council Germany's central Jewish council has weighed in on the anti-Semitism debate, saying the security situation for Jews has "deteriorated" in major cities. Israeli President Rivlin has expressed concern over the situation....
14:45, 2019-05-26

Rajyavardhan Rathore Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Olympian Rajyavardhan Rathore is one of the most prominent exclusions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, which has a mix of old and new faces....
17:15, 2019-05-30

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.'s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam....
22:30, 2019-06-07

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
22:45, 2019-05-28

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect. The council announced Monday that Ould Ghazouania had been elected to a five-year term. He is to be inaugurated on August 1. Ould Ghazouani, 62, a re...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on a migrant detention center near Tripoli....
04:30, 2019-07-06

St. Louis Blues beat San Jose Sharks 5-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Blues beat San Jose Sharks 5-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final. The post St. Louis Blues beat San Jose Sharks 5-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:30, 2019-05-22

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins to move to brink of first Stanley Cup Jordan Binnington makes 38 saves as Blues take 3-2 series leadSt Louis move within one win of franchise’s first Stanley CupJordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron scored for St Louis on Thursday night to give the Blues a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins and a 3-2 lea...
06:45, 2019-06-07

Hannah Gadsby calls Louis CK a "joke" who "still honestly thinks he’s the victim” Louis CK’s contemporaries in the stand-up scene have had some harsh words for the disgraced comedian, who returned to the stage last year after admitting to allegations of exposing himself to female employees and other comedians without their consent. Sasheer Zamata and Pete Davidson have taken publ...
18:15, 2019-06-12

Louis Vuitton sees demand in mainland China picking up steam Louis Vuitton, LVMH's biggest sales driver, has beefed up stocks of its handbags and other luxury wares to feed its growing online business in mainland China, as Chinese consumers spend more at home, its management told analysts....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Five wild stats from the St. Louis Blues' incredible Stanley Cup Finals run Led by Ryan O'Reilly and Jordan Binnington, the Blues stormed past the Boston Bruins to win their first Stanley Cup in franchise history.       ...
07:45, 2019-06-13

Opinion: Cardinals celebrate Albert Pujols in emotional return to St. Louis Albert Pujols returned to St. Louis as a visitor for the first time since leaving the Cardinals in 2011, and fans welcomed him back with open arms.       ...
04:45, 2019-06-22

Former Quarterback Kurt Warner donates fully furnished home in St. Louis Hall of Fame Quarterback Kurt Warner and his wife Brenda donated a fully furnished Habitat for Humanity home to a single mother and her four daughters Saturday....
03:15, 2019-07-07

Opinion: Boston Bruins' sputtering No. 1 line must be better against St. Louis Blues Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy predicts Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak will play best game of the Stanley Cup Final in Game 3.        ...
06:45, 2019-06-01

Stanley Cup final Game 7: St Louis Blues v Boston Bruins – live! NHL champion will be decided at TD Garden after bruising seriesEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 12.27am BST The Blues’ pathIn October, the Blues were well of the pace. And November. And December. 12.21am BST The Bruins’ path The first game of Boston’s season was inauspicious. They ...
01:45, 2019-06-13

St. Louis Blues sell out arena for Stanley Cup Final watch party St. Louis Blues fans filled the team's home arena just to watch Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on the jumbotron.        ...
05:30, 2019-05-28

St. Louis, Philadelphia police involved in review of social media posts Police departments in Philadelphia and St. Louis are investigating more than 100 officers over complaints about social media posts that critics say is insensitive at best, and bigoted at worst....
05:30, 2019-06-21

St. Louis Blues surprise team employees with trip to Stanley Cup Final St. Louis Blues line up charter to take front office staffers and players' families to first two games of Stanley Cup Final vs. Boston.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-28

St Louis Blues silence Boston Bruins in Game 7 to win first Stanley Cup title Blues win 5-1 in Game 7 for first title in team’s 52-year historySt Louis center Ryan O’Reilly awarded Conn Smythe trophyGame 7: St Louis Blues 4-1 Boston Bruins – as it happenedRyan O’Reilly scored for the fourth straight game and rookie Jordan Binnington stopped 32 shots in Game 7 of the Stanley C...
05:15, 2019-06-13

St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 for their first Stanley Cup title BOSTON (AP) — St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 for their first Stanley Cup title. The post St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 for their first Stanley Cup title appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:30, 2019-06-13

Louis Vuitton's show stages brand's love affair with Paris Monogrammed Eiffel towers and crepe stands framed Virgil Abloh’s flowery collectionWith Karl Lagerfeld’s death in February, there is a vacancy in Parisian fashion for a designer to turn fashion shows into a spectacle. Virgil Abloh, in his role as artistic director of Louis Vuitton, has made his case...
20:30, 2019-06-20

Every Time Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson Shot Down Fan Theories About Their Relationship HBO's Euphoria is shining light on a conspiracy that has been brewing for many years. It's unclear how exactly the "Larry Stylinson" rumor got its start, but some One......
11:00, 2019-07-03

St. Louis newspaper mistakenly runs ads commemorating Blues' first-ever Stanley Cup title A St. Louis newspaper jumped the gun Sunday and ran ads commemorating the St. Louis Blues’ Stanley Cup title win with one major issue – the Blues haven’t won anything just yet....
19:15, 2019-06-10

St. Louis Blues' Zach Sanford appears to puke on himself during victory parade Partying hard after winning the Stanley Cup can take a toll on the average human let alone and athlete and that notion stayed true during the St. Louis Blues’ victory parade Sunday....
22:01, 2019-06-18

Tuukka Rask And The Bruins Spoil St. Louis's Party, Force Game 7 It certainly feels fitting that the first two of the Bruins’ goals in Game 6 came via some very visible influence from the referees. Not in any controversial way, for the record, but every Boston fan who believes in karma must surely feel that their 5-1 victory on Sunday night was preordained, afte...
10:15, 2019-06-10

Watch: Eleven-year-old superfan celebrates Stanley Cup win with St. Louis Blues Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old superfan of the Blues who is fighting a life-threatening autoimmune disease, celebrated with St. Louis and kissed the Stanley Cup....
01:00, 2019-06-14

St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Bob Gibson battling pancreatic cancer Bob Gibson, the legendary St. Louis Cardinals pitcher, is battling pancreatic cancer, his agent confirmed on Saturday.       ...
06:15, 2019-07-14

NHL suspends St. Louis Blues' Ivan Barbashev for illegal check in Game 5 St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev was suspended one game for an illegal hit on Boston Bruins forward Marcus Johansson in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
10:01, 2019-06-08

Trooping the Colour 2019: Duchess Meghan, Prince Louis and more of the best photos The annual Trooping the Colour parade took place June 8, 2019 in London to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's birthday.        ...
23:30, 2019-06-08

St. Louis Blues beat San Jose Sharks, march on to Stanley Cup Final St. Louis won three consecutive games to advance to the franchise's first Cup Final since 1970. That series also pitted the Blues against the Bruins....
04:30, 2019-05-23

Jury rejects St. Louis police officer’s gender bias lawsuit ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jurors have rejected a high-ranking St. Louis police officer’s claim that her colleague was promoted to deputy chief instead of her because of gender bias. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the jury ruled against Lt. Col. Rochelle Jones on Thursday. Her lawsuit alleged ...
17:45, 2019-06-14

St. Louis Blues superfan Laila Anderson joins Stanley Cup celebrations The St. Louis Blues gave their fans, especially 11-year-old Laila Anderson, a fairy tale finish on Wednesday night. After winning their first-ever Stanley Cup championship, topping the Bruins, 4-1, in Game 7, the Blues celebrated inside Boston’s TD Garden with Anderson, who got to kiss the Sta...
17:30, 2019-06-13

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of challenges, as Buttigieg is quickly finding out....
20:45, 2019-06-20

Pledge who chugged liquor at frat 'Bible study' event was 'dead man walking', toxicologist says A toxicologist has testified that a fraternity pledge was a "dead man walking" after chugging liquor during a hazing event.        ...
16:30, 2019-07-17

UN Security Council delays response to Libya air strike The United Nations Security Council has failed to deliver a joint statement on the bombing of a migrant detention center in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Diplomatic sources said US officials delayed agreement on a text....
06:15, 2019-07-04

Zionism row council worker was unfairly fired, says tribunal A council worker filmed at a pro-Jeremy Corbyn demonstration saying that Zionists "collaborated" with the Nazis was wrongly sacked, an employment tribunal has ruled....
19:00, 2019-07-12

Algerian council concludes not possible to hold July 4 poll: TV Algeria's constitutional council has concluded it will not be possible to hold presidential elections on July 4 as planned, state TV reported on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the group if it were not reinstated....
21:00, 2019-06-27

UN council adopts 1st measure on people missing in conflict The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved its first-ever resolution focused on the countless thousands of people missing in conflict, including over 45,000 registered in 2018 alone by the International Committee of the Red Cross....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Spanish judge blocks Madrid council bid to lift car ban A judge on Tuesday blocked an attempt by Madrid's new conservative council to lift restrictions on cars entering the city center, saying the measure should be maintained for now....
17:15, 2019-07-16

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
14:30, 2019-07-19

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
16:00, 2019-06-02

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violent acts....
19:45, 2019-05-22

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
18:15, 2019-05-30

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security Council heads to the South American nation to assess progress toward peace...
21:30, 2019-07-11

Sudan opposition says to nominate members for transitional council Sudan's opposition plans to nominate eight members of a transitional council and name a prominent economist to head a government, a leader in the alliance of protesters and opposition groups said on Monday....
05:45, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Kuwait: All UN council members condemn attacks Kuwait’s U.N. ambassador says he is pleased that all Security Council members condemn the latest attacks on two tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, and want to see a thorough investigation...
01:15, 2019-06-14

EU Council should condemn Turkish actions off Cyprus: Greek PM Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday the European Council should 'unreservedly condemn the illegal actions of Turkey' which has launched an offshore drill for gas in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone....
13:30, 2019-06-18

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him from a witness into a suspect....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Radha Mohan Singh Not In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Bihar leader Radha Mohan Singh, who handled the crucial agriculture portfolio, has not figured in new council of ministers that took oath along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday evening......
05:15, 2019-05-31

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
19:45, 2019-06-27

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Acting Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers Is Named Health economist Tomas Philipson has been named acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, a White House spokesman said Monday....
03:45, 2019-07-16

FADA Requests GST Council To Charge Interest On Gross Value Instead Of ITC The Federation Of Automobile Dealers Association or FADA, has requested the GST Council of India to charge interest on the Gross Value instead of the net Input Tax Credit Value....
20:30, 2019-06-20

Watch: St. Louis Blues' Jake Allen gives puck to fan after gloving rocket shot St. Louis Blues backup goalie Jake Allen flashed the leather with a glove save while sitting on the bench in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins....
16:15, 2019-05-30

In Paris, Héctor Bellerín Swaps The Football Pitch For The Louis Vuitton Catwalk "Playing a game is the best thing ever and you cannot compare the two things but [walking in the show] was something that I really, really enjoyed and I was very happy to be able to do it," the Arsenal defender told Vogue post-show...
19:15, 2019-06-20

Moonday Mornings: Microsoft helped Louis Vuitton put overpriced rags on the blockchain You know what time it is: we’re back for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain stories. Here are some of the hottest stories you might’ve missed over the weekend. 1. Louis Vuitton, the favorite luxury fashion brand of people without any sense of sty...
11:30, 2019-05-27

St. Louis sports super-fan Jon Hamm reveling in Blues' Stanley Cup Final run Jon Hamm, a. St. Louis native known for his award-winning run on "Mad Men," has been loving the Blues' run to the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
11:15, 2019-06-02

Prince Louis Makes Trooping the Colour Balcony Debut: See All the Adorable Photos Kate Middleton and Prince William's youngest son Prince Louis stole the show at the 2019 Trooping the Colour parade in London, which marked his Buckingham Palace balcony debut. The......
01:15, 2019-06-09

Designer Virgil Abloh on Kanye West, Louis Vuitton and Other Career Milestones For his career retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, designer, DJ and creative director Virgil Abloh assembled a massive catalogue of his work for Louis Vuitton, Kanye West and others....
17:15, 2019-06-02

The perfect player: Albert Pujols' return to St. Louis a time for celebration Albert Pujols, who led the Cardinals to two World Series titles, returns to St. Louis for the first time since signing a $240 million deal in 2011.       ...
22:00, 2019-06-20

Stanley Cup Final: TV, fast facts for Boston Bruins-St. Louis Blues in Game 5 The St. Louis Blues tied up the Stanley Cup Final with the Boston Bruins in Game 4. Game 5 is headed to Boston. Here's what you need to know.        ...
14:15, 2019-06-06

St. Louis Blues Win Stanley Cup In Game 7 By Humiliating Some Losers Who Can't Handle Jordan Binnington The Blues frickin’ did it. After sloppily face-planting in a Game 6 clinch opportunity at home, the St. Louis Blues bounced back and won Game 7 in enemy territory on Wednesday night by a score of 4-1. In doing so, captain Alex Pietrangelo hoisted his franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup since the Blue...
07:30, 2019-06-13

Brett Hull Drunkenly Encourages St. Louis Crowd To Start A "We Went Blues" Chant The annual tradition of hockey players attempting to stretch the physical limits of their livers continued today in St. Louis with the Blues parading the Stanley Cup throughout the city amongst a raucous fan base. While there were plenty of clips of hockey players drinking the way hockey players ten...
22:15, 2019-06-16

St. Louis Blues star Ryan O’Reilly takes out tooth during ESPYs speech Ryan O’Reilly certainly made the 2019 ESPYs an award show the Twitterverse won’t soon forget. While accepting the prize for Best Comeback on Wednesday, the St. Louis Blues center, who helped lead the franchise to its first-ever Stanley Cup win in June, had to first tend to a personal mat...
16:00, 2019-07-11

Stanley Cup Final: St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins in Game 4 to tie series Ryan O'Reilly scored two goals as the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final to tie the series at two games apiece....
08:30, 2019-06-04

Fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic at stake as St. Louis judge holds hearing The fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic will be at stake on Tuesday when a St. Louis judge hears arguments in Planned Parenthood's lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
14:30, 2019-06-04

St. Louis Blues fend off Boston Bruins in Game 5, grab 3-2 series lead The St. Louis Blues are one win away from the franchise's first NHL championship after a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final....
07:15, 2019-06-07

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals....
00:45, 2019-05-23

Stanley Cup Final: Boston Bruins roar back to win Game 1 vs. St. Louis Blues The Bruins responded to a slow start and a 2-0 deficit with a dominant final two periods to beat the Blues in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
05:30, 2019-05-28

St Louis prosecutor refuses to accept cases from police officers accused of racism Attorney refuses to advance investigations of officers who have allegedly posted racist and violent comments on social mediaThe top prosecutor in St Louis has compiled an “exclusion list” of dozens of police officers whose investigations she will not advance by bringing charges or processing warrant...
10:15, 2019-06-20

St Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins to clinch maiden NHL's Stanley Cup title The St. Louis Blues won the National Hockey League's Stanley Cup for the first time with a 4-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the decisive seventh game of the championship series on Wednesday....
06:30, 2019-06-13

Prince Louis to make Buckingham Palace balcony debut at Trooping the Colour Prince Louis will be stepping into the royal spotlight on Saturday, as the youngest child of Prince William and Kate Middleton will attend his first Trooping the Colour festivities, People confirmed Monday....
00:45, 2019-06-05

Ricky Gervais review – anti-woke tittering over Liam Neeson and Louis CK Bournemouth International CentreCasting himself as a taboo breaker for his Netflix show Supernature, the cacklesome comic delivers a squarely liberal-baiting set‘That’s not going in … That won’t make it in ... ” Ricky Gervais’s new standup set Supernature has already been bought by Netflix, we’re to...
17:00, 2019-05-30

St. Louis Blues score after uncalled tripping penalty, win Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final St. Louis' Tyler Bozak took out the legs of Boston's Noel Acciari, and the Blues' David Perron scored while the Bruins player was dazed on the ice.        ...
15:15, 2019-06-07

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
09:00, 2019-06-11

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor. Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected mayor of...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
23:45, 2019-07-04

Mayor says no threat to NYC, after chopper crash NYPD said the helicopter that struck a New York City skyscraper took off from a Manhattan helipad and was in the air for about 11 minutes before it crashed. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' it was an act of terror. (June 10)        ...
15:45, 2019-06-11

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
23:45, 2019-06-16

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making another run for City Hall after losing in the 2013 p...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
23:45, 2019-06-16

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
07:45, 2019-06-04

Louisville Council Considers Disbanding Youth Detention Services LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s top justice official says the state is ready to take charge of Jefferson County juveniles charged with crimes if local officials decide to stop running Louisville Metro Youth Detention Services. State Justice Secretary John Tilley tells news outlets that the s...
17:15, 2019-06-22

Dutch council forces playground to close over noise complaints More than 4,000 sign petition to overturn decision, which aimed to appease neighboursA national debate has been sparked in the Netherlands after a council ordered a primary school playground to be shut for being too noisy.Questions have been raised in the Dutch parliament and a campaign has been lau...
09:00, 2019-07-10

"10 Years Of Debate, No Result": India, G4 On UN Security Council Reform India along with the other G-4 nations today strongly criticised the "very frustrating" developments in the UN Security Council reform process this year, expressing their displeasure and......
10:30, 2019-06-28

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria’s Idlib A diplomat at the U.N. says Russia has blocked the Security Council from issuing a statement sounding alarm about fighting in and around Syria’s Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster...
07:30, 2019-06-04

'Giant wombat' fossil discovered by council workers in Australia Fossilised jaw of baby diprotodon, a type of megafauna extinct for millennia, extracted in NSW by Australian MuseumA “giant wombat” fossil has been discovered by local council workers in the Monaro region of southern New South Wales.Two Snowy Monaro regional council employees found the fossilised ja...
05:30, 2019-06-28

Sydney's Inner West council fully divests from fossil fuels Council wants NSW government to work with banks on financial products to make divestment easierSydney’s Inner West council says it has 100% divested from fossil fuels after a three-year process that began before the amalgamation of Leichhardt, Marrickville and Ashfield councils.The council is now ca...
09:45, 2019-06-06

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, accusing Beijing of depriving them of their rights, diplomats said....
03:15, 2019-07-03

DC council might not like Trump's tanks, but Capitol Hill politicians love them Washington's city council might not be thrilled about President Trump's decision to bring tanks to the district for the Fourth of July, but the 80-ton vehicles have long been a favorite of legislators on Capitol Hill....
12:30, 2019-07-04

American Chemistry Council lobbyist’s parting warning for Trump The chemical industry’s top lobbyist in Washington said his industry has the ill-fated honor of being one of two most affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs....
03:00, 2019-07-06

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
02:45, 2019-07-06

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX -spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
16:45, 2019-05-23

Jamie Murray blames ‘vendettas’ for resignation from ATP Player Council • Elder Murray brother attacks ‘people out for their own gains’ • Andy’s Wimbledon opener with Serena Williams postponedJamie Murray said “vendettas” and “people out for their own gains” prompted him to resign from the ATP Player Council. Murray was one of four people, along with the players Robin H...
02:45, 2019-07-06

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
18:45, 2019-05-23

UP Lawmaker Niranjan Jyoti Retained In PM Modi's Council Of Ministers Saffron-robe clad Niranjan Jyoti was a minister in the first Narendra Modi government in 2014. She is back in the House after winning from Fatehpur parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh,......
04:00, 2019-05-31

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after more than 500 workers walked off the job due to concerns over the use of the glyphosate-based Roundup.The union which represents council workers said...
13:45, 2019-07-04

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having his way with her in a Manhattan hotel, according to a new lawsuit. The then-21-year-old accuser says she was working as a summer intern for the UN when...
05:45, 2019-06-15

Berlin Wall remnants divide council in Christchurch, New Zealand Two Berlin Wall slabs gifted to Christchurch, New Zealand have sparked division. Some city councilors don't want them sited on Victoria Square, a multicultural riverside oasis next to the South Pacific hub's Town Hall....
23:15, 2019-06-14

Watch: St. Louis Blues' Ryan O'Reilly scores 43 seconds into Game 4 against Boston Bruins St. Louis Blues forward Ryan O'Reilly notched a goal 43 seconds into the first period during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Boston Bruins....
08:30, 2019-06-04

Prince William posts a Father's Day photo with Louis. But, oops, where are George and Charlotte? Some fans criticized Prince William for being too exclusive when it came to his Father's Day photo choices: Not all of his kids were pictured.        ...
04:15, 2019-06-17

Laila Anderson, 11-year-old St. Louis Blues superfan, joins team in Stanley Cup celebration Anderson, 11, who suffers from a rare, life-threatening disease that results in the body making too many immune cells, had adopted the Blues.       ...
07:45, 2019-06-13

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
17:30, 2019-06-03

Prosecutor refuses to work with St. Louis cops over alleged racist social media posts Nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers have been added to a list of officers banned from bringing cases to the city circuit attorney’s office — after a national research project accused them of making racist and anti-Muslim social media posts. Twenty-two officers were flagged during the pr...
17:00, 2019-06-19

Watch: St. Louis Blues' Jordan Binnington steals show with flurry of saves in first period St. Louis Blues goalie Jordan Binnington kept the Boston Bruins off the scoreboard with a series of remarkable saves in the first period of Game 7 on Wednesday night....
07:00, 2019-06-13

St. Louis Blues Fans Yelled, Did Cartwheels, And Lost A Wedding Ring After Their First Stanley Cup Victory After the St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup on Wednesday night, fans celebrated on streets and in bars until the wee hours of the morning. The local news caught up with some of the yelling, cartwheeling, and sweaty revelers. One poor soul said he lost his wedding ring while high-fiving peo...
07:15, 2019-06-15

Watch: Angels' Albert Pujols earns curtain call after homering against Cardinals in St. Louis Los Angeles Angels first baseman and former St. Louis Cardinals great Albert Pujols takes a curtain call after hitting his first home run in St. Louis since 2011 on Saturday....
01:30, 2019-06-23

Julia Louis-Dreyfus could break Emmy record she shares with Cloris Leachman in September Julia Louis-Dreyfus has a chance to make history at the Emmy Awards in September. The actress, who has won six Emmys already for her role as Selina Meyer on HBO's "Veep," secured another nomination for her portrayal of the character on Tuesday....
23:45, 2019-07-16

E3 boss interview — Stanley Pierre-Louis says show floor is sold out, 65,000 people expected Stanley Pierre-Louis, CEO of the Entertainment Software Association, says that the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game show is sold out.Read More...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Louis Tomlinson Breaks Silence Over Sexually Explicit Harry Styles Scene on HBO's Euphoria Louis Tomlinson is speaking out. The former One Direction member took to Twitter on Monday morning to share his thoughts on HBO's buzzed about show, Euphoria. During the series'......
05:45, 2019-07-02