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Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/January 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, putting Republicans in control of the White House for the first time in eight years. “It all […]The post Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON/January 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course. In the 10 weeks since his surprise election as the nation’s 45th president, Trump has violated decades of established diplomatic protocol, sent […]The post Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

California finishes safety review of wells after blowout

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http://www.stl.news - LOS ANGELES (AP)(STL.News) — A California natural gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months has completed a safety review required to resume operations, though it might never return to full capacity, state officials said Tuesday. The Southern California Gas Co. facility at Aliso Canyon has been crippled more than a […]The post California finishes safety review of wells after blowout appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

‘Momentous changes’ push back release for Ivanka Trump book

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http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — Citing “momentous changes” in her life, like her father being elected president, Ivanka Trump and her publisher are pushing back the release of her book “Women Who Work” from early March to early May. Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, has now scheduled a May 2 sale date. Trump began […]The post ‘Momentous changes’ push back release for Ivanka Trump book appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly Americans

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http://www.stl.news - DAVOS, Switzerland (AP)(STL.News) — The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology.  Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix.  Several have pledged to give it all to charity. The eight tycoons’ net […]The post Who are the 8 richest people? All men, mostly Americans appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Kidman says comments about Trump support weren’t endorsement

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http://www.stl.news - LOS ANGELES (AP)(STL.News) — Nicole Kidman (NK) says her comments that Americans should support President-elect Donald Trump were merely a statement of her belief in democracy, not an endorsement of the incoming president. The Oscar-winning actress’s earlier remarks sparked both criticism and praise online after they were aired by the BBC earlier this week. NK […]The post Kidman says comments about Trump support weren’t endorsement appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

St. Louis based Panera Bread Co menu is free of unnaturals

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http://www.stl.news - Panera Bread Co menu is 100% free of preservatives, artificial flavors and coloring ST LOUIS, MO/January 14, 2017 (STL.News) In a press release published yesterday, Friday, January 13, 2017, Panera Bread Co (TICKER: PNRA) announced that their menu is 100% free of preservatives, artificial flavoring and colors. For years Panera has been thought of by […]The post St. Louis based Panera Bread Co menu is free of unnaturals appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Congress to complete first step to repealing health law

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http://www.stl.news - WASHINGTON (AP)(STL.News) — Congress is on the cusp of completing the first — and by far the easiest — step toward gutting President Barack Obama’s divisive health care law. Friday’s vote in the House would adopt a House-Senate measure to make it easier for a subsequent “Obamacare” repeal bill to advance through the Senate without […]The post Congress to complete first step to repealing health law appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Global stocks lower after Trump offers scant policy details

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http://www.stl.news - KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks mostly fell Thursday after President-elect Donald Trump offered scant details on policies during his news conference. Investors had been hoping for a clearer sense of his plans for trade and economic stimulus. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX was down 0.6 percent at 11,582 while France’s CAC 40 shed 0.1 […]The post Global stocks lower after Trump offers scant policy details appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Global stocks edge up as investors look to Trump remarks

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http://www.stl.news - TOKYO (AP)(STL.News) — Global stocks rose modestly on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a press conference by President-elect Donald Trump for details on trade and clarifications about Russia’s role in the election. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX was up 0.3 percent at 11,618 while France’s CAC 40 gained 0.1 percent to 4,894. Britain’s FTSE 100 […]The post Global stocks edge up as investors look to Trump remarks appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Valeant sells $2B in assets to begin paying down debt

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http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — Valeant will sell just over $2 billion in assets as it pays down debts after a year and a half of bruising backlash against some of its drug prices and government probes into the way it does business. Shares of the Canadian pharmaceutical company, down 80 percent in the past year, […]The post Valeant sells $2B in assets to begin paying down debt appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.

Trump and his cabinet picks prepare for grilling

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http://www.stl.news - NEW YORK (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are preparing to face public questioning over their business conflicts, their approach to Russia and other issues during a crucial week that will including a slew of confirmation hearings and Trump’s first news conference in nearly three months. Trump is less than two weeks […]The post Trump and his cabinet picks prepare for grilling appeared first on STL.News - St. Louis News & Events.