RICHMOND, Va. | The Latest: Kyle Busch pulls away to win at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Latest on NASCAR Cup Series race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Kyle Busch pulled away on a restart in a two-lap overtime sprint The post RICHMOND, Va. | The Latest: Kyle Busch pulls away to win at Richmond…

TOKYO | World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117

TOKYO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The world’s oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman, has died. Nabi Tajima died of old age in a hospital Saturday evening in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town The post TOKYO | World’s oldest person dies in Japan at age of 117 appeared…

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah | The Latest: Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Latest on Mitt Romney’s bid to win the GOP nomination for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah at the party’s state convention. (all times local): 7:30 The post WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah | The Latest: Romney must compete in primary for…

SEOUL, South Korea| Road to N. Korea’s denuclearization is littered with failure

SEOUL, South Korea| April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch. While Seoul and Washington welcomed Pyongyang’s declaration on The post SEOUL, South Korea| Road to N. Korea’s denuclearization is littered with failure appeared…

MANAGUA, Nicaragua | Nicaragua’s Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on

MANAGUA, Nicaragua | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said Saturday that his government is willing to enter into talks over social security reforms that have sparked four days of protests and clashes The post MANAGUA, Nicaragua | Nicaragua’s Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on…

LOS ANGELES | Jutanugarn, Ko share 2-shot lead in LPGA Tour’s LA tourney

LOS ANGELES | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Moriya Jutanugarn overcame a poor start and birdied the 18th for a hard-earned 1-under 70 to tie Jin Young Ko at 9 under going into the final round The post LOS ANGELES | Jutanugarn, Ko share 2-shot lead in LPGA Tour’s LA tourney…

WASHINGTON| Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief, despite denials

WASHINGTON| April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living. Both Pruitt and lobbyist Steven The post WASHINGTON| Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief, despite denials appeared first…

WASHINGTON| Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief, despite denials

WASHINGTON| April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living. Both Pruitt and lobbyist Steven The post WASHINGTON| Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief, despite denials appeared first…

ANAHEIM, Calif | Angels’ Ohtani set for ‘full gorilla’ bullpen Sunday

ANAHEIM, Calif | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Shohei Ohtani is scheduled to throw a “full gorilla” bullpen session on Sunday that will give the Los Angeles Angels a better idea if the blister that The post ANAHEIM, Calif | Angels’ Ohtani set for ‘full gorilla’ bullpen Sunday appeared first…

HOUSTON | Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered

HOUSTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Barbara Bush was remembered as the “first lady of the Greatest Generation” during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who The post HOUSTON | Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered appeared first…

BERLIN | Sancho nets 1st Dortmund goal; Hamburg boosts Bundesliga bid

BERLIN | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Jadon Sancho scored his first Borussia Dortmund goal and set up two others in a 4-0 victory over top-four rival Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday that pushed his team closer The post BERLIN | Sancho nets 1st Dortmund goal; Hamburg boosts Bundesliga bid appeared first…

NEW ORLEANS | Davis’ 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

NEW ORLEANS | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail The post NEW ORLEANS | Davis’ 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers…

LOS ANGELES | Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse

LOS ANGELES | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A homeless man who randomly stabbed a patron in a crowded Southern California restaurant to death as he was holding his daughter was reported just a few The post LOS ANGELES | Man killed in random knife attack at California steakhouse appeared…

SAN ANTONIO | Zach Johnson, Andrew Landry share Texas Open lead

SAN ANTONIO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Zach Johnson birdied the par-5 18th Saturday at the Valero Texas Open for a share of the third-round lead with Andrew Landry, a stroke ahead of record-setting The post SAN ANTONIO | Zach Johnson, Andrew Landry share Texas Open lead appeared first…

WASHINGTON | Lobbying firm contradicts denials in EPA chief’s condo deal

WASHINGTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A new federal disclosure shows a Washington lobbyist tied to a bargain-priced condo leased by Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt sought to influence the agency on behalf The post WASHINGTON | Lobbying firm contradicts denials in EPA chief’s condo deal appeared first…

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla | Trump says he doesn’t think personal lawyer will ‘flip’

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesn’t expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and fixer, to “flip” as the government investigates Cohen’s business dealings. The post WEST PALM BEACH, Fla | Trump says he doesn’t think personal lawyer will…

WASHINGTON | Barcelona easily wins historic 4th straight Copa del Rey

WASHINGTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Now it’s President Donald Trump’s turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive. Wined and dined on multiple state visits during his tour of Asia last year, Trump is The post WASHINGTON | Barcelona easily wins historic 4th straight Copa del Rey appeared first…

WASHINGTON | Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fights

WASHINGTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Saturday over efforts to resolve trade tensions that have rattled financial markets and clouded the global economic outlook. Mnuchin held a The post WASHINGTON | Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fights appeared first on…

NEW YORK | Roberta Flack leaves Harlem awards show after feeling ill

NEW YORK | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Roberta Flack is under observation at a Manhattan hospital after cutting short her appearance at Harlem’s Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well. TMZ reports the The post NEW YORK | Roberta Flack leaves Harlem awards show after feeling ill appeared…

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida | Trump considering full pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump says he’s considering “a Full Pardon!” for boxing’s first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white The post WEST PALM BEACH, Florida | Trump considering full pardon for late boxer Jack…

CHICAGO | White Sox reliever suffers brain hemorrhage during game

CHICAGO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage during a game and is in stable but critical condition. Farquhar passed out in the dugout in the sixth inning The post CHICAGO | White Sox reliever suffers brain hemorrhage during game appeared first on…

WASHINGTON | Rep. Scalise out of hospital after surgery tied to shooting

WASHINGTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The No. 3 House Republican leader has been released from a hospital after follow-up surgery related to the wounds he received from a shooting at a GOP baseball The post WASHINGTON | Rep. Scalise out of hospital after surgery tied to shooting appeared…

SAN ANTONIO | Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

SAN ANTONIO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery. The post SAN ANTONIO | Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery appeared first…

HOUSTON | Barbara Bush was ‘first lady of the greatest generation’

HOUSTON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Barbara Bush was the “first lady of the greatest generation.” Historian Jon Meacham bestowed the title on Barbara Bush while speaking to former presidents, ambassadors and hundreds of The post HOUSTON | Barbara Bush was ‘first lady of the greatest generation’ appeared first…

LONDON | Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final

LONDON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More FA Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham. While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of football, the The post LONDON | Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final…

BERLIN | Sancho stars for Dortmund, Hamburg gains hope in Bundesliga

BERLIN | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Jadon Sancho starred as Borussia Dortmund took a great stride toward Champions League qualification by thrashing Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 on Saturday. The English forward scored one goal – The post BERLIN | Sancho stars for Dortmund, Hamburg gains hope in Bundesliga appeared first…

NEW YORK | Roberta Flack cuts short her appearance at Apollo Theater

NEW YORK | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Roberta Flack has been rushed to a hospital after cutting short her appearance at Harlem’s Apollo Theater because she was not feeling well. TMZ reports the 81-year-old singer The post NEW YORK | Roberta Flack cuts short her appearance at Apollo Theater appeared…

MONACO | Nadal wants extra practice after reaching Monte Carlo final

MONACO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Rafael Nadal’s priority after reaching his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final was to whip out his phone and frantically text coach Carlos Moya. Despite a comfortable 6-4, 6-1 win The post MONACO | Nadal wants extra practice after reaching Monte Carlo final appeared first…

LONDON | Herrera sends Man United into FA Cup final with win vs Spurs

LONDON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Ander Herrera kept Manchester United in with a shot of silverware this season by securing a place in the FA Cup final after beating Tottenham 2-1 on Saturday. Herrera The post LONDON | Herrera sends Man United into FA Cup final with win vs…

Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors

TRENTON, Fla./April 21, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — A man who investigators say killed two sheriff’s deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting. John Hubert Highnote, The post Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors appeared first…