stjamesnews.com http://www.stjamesnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/section stjamesnews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 12:49:02 +0000 Morning Jolt: New lead about missing airplane http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319688?rssfeed=true Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:48:46 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140314/NEWS/140319688 In the news

Officials are now looking into the possibility that the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 did fly for hours after it dropped off radar, as U.S. officials have said, and that it was headed toward the Andaman Islands, CNN reported. Officials think the plane might have been hijacked and that whoever was flying the plane was following [...]]]> Today in the News: Judge says dads don't have legal right to be at their child's birth http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319725?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319725 News to know

In a groundbreaking case, a New Jersey judge ruled today that fathers don't have a legal right to be in the delivery room at the birth of their child. The ruling stemmed from a case in which a couple broke up, and the mom-to-be didn't want the dad in the delivery room. He sued, and the case wound up before Superior Court Judge Sohail Mohammed. [...]]]> Morning Jolt: 2 killed by drunken driver at SXSW http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319771?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:04:59 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140313/NEWS/140319771 In the news

Austin, Texas, police said a drunken driver who was fleeing from police plowed his car into a crowd at the South by Southwest festival, killing two people and injuring 23. The driver had been driving the wrong direction on a one-way street when police attempted to pull him over. The driver fled and eventually drove into the crowd at SXSW. [...]]]> Today in the News: Teen who sued parents is now back at home http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319787?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319787 Quote of note

"This is a private matter. It should never have been brought to the court's attention. It should have never been brought to the public." - Lawyer Angelo Sarno. Sarno is the new lawyer of the parents of an 18-year-old girl who sued her parents, seeking $654 a week for living and schooling costs. Rachel Canning, however, is now [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Jerry Sandusky's wife says he's innocent of child molesting http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319865?rssfeed=true Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:55:24 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140312/NEWS/140319865 In the news

The wife of former Penn State assistant football coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky spoke out on her husband's conviction today on "Today Show." Dottie Sandusky said, "He is innocent" and claimed money convinced people to lie against Jerry Sandusky. The 70-year-old is serving a 30- to 60-year prison [...]]]> Today in the News: New clues about missing Malaysia Airlines plane http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319872?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319872 News to know

A Malaysian Air Force official told CNN today that the missing airplane was hundreds of miles off course and flying in the wrong direction when it dropped off the radar. The plane was flying west instead of northeast, officials said, and it had stopped sending information. Officials now are looking into the possibility of a power failure or [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Missing flight 'not a terrorist incident' http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319911?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 09:04:11 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319911 In the news

The head of Interpol said today that the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight "was not a terrorist incident," according to CNN.Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble said that the two passengers who were traveling with stolen passports do not appear to be linked to any terrorists organizations, and that one of the men was trying to [...]]]> Today in the News: Officials ID man who bought tickets with stolen passports for Malaysian flight http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319925?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319925 News to know

According to a report from USA Today, officials have identified a man who bought two tickets on the missing Malaysian flight using stolen passports. Thai police said Kazem Ali of Iran bought the tickets for two friends who were trying to get home to Europe. The final destination on the tickets itinerary were for Europe, officials said. [...]]]> On Technology: Crummy cell pictures http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319948?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:46:50 +0000 By Jim Hillibish More Content Now http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319948 Downside: Tablet and cell cams still produce lower-quality images than stand-alone cameras. It's all in the sensor that records the shot. There's not a lot of room or power in a handheld. For sharpness and depth of color, they cannot beat the competition.
I spent a Saturday trying to improve my Samsung tablet photos. Here's what [...]]]>
Morning Jolt: Search continues for missing flight http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319975?rssfeed=true Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:29:35 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140310/NEWS/140319975 In the news

There's still no sign of the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing Saturday. Dozens of planes and ships from eight nations are combing the seas for signs of the airplane, but officials have yet to come up with anything. "For the aircraft to go missing just like that ... as far as we are concerned, we are equally puzzled as well," said Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Malaysian civil aviation department, CNN reported.

Quote [...]]]> Morning Jolt: U.S. adds 175,000 jobs in February http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309695?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:00:01 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309695 In the news

The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, more than was expected, according to the Department of Labor. The numbers top January's as well. The unemployment rate in February was 6.7 percent.

Happening today

The big movies opening this weekend are "300: Rise of an Empire," an R action movie that is a sequel [...]]]> Today in the News: House approves $1B in aid for Ukraine http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309698?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309698 Quote of note

"We must remember that the purpose of our pressure on Russia is not simply to punish aggression — and certainly it is not to escalate the confrontation — but instead to move (President Vladimir) Putin toward a resolution that protects the territorial integrity of Ukraine." - Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., who co-sponsored a resolution [...]]]> Greg Zyla: Designer and performance cars, and cartoon characters http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309729?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:16:16 +0000 By Greg Zyla More Content Now http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309729 Varvatos, by the way, is the noted menswear American contemporary fashion designer who not only lends his name to the 300H, he OKs and designs the numerous style accompaniments and special touches. The result is hands down one of the best-looking cars on the road today.
As for using designer names for cars, [...]]]>
Silvio Calabi: Toyota 4Runner is the world’s 44 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309732?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:13:37 +0000 By Silvio Calabi More Content Now http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309732 It was sometimes true too, mostly because a lot of cars weren't that sophisticated back then either. Now, though, as far as cars have come in 25 [...]]]> Greg Zyla: The AMC French connection http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309942?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 10:09:10 +0000 By Greg Zyla More Content Now http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309942 I want to also say that AMC was once a partner with Renault before it was sold to Chrysler. Some of the Renault cars were good, others not so good. Just wanted to write you a letter letting [...]]]> Today in the News: Man comes back to life in body bag http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229472?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:36:08 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229472 Quote of note

"It [his pacemaker] could've kicked in, started his heart back. The bottom line is it's a miracle." - Coroner Dexter Howard of Holmes County, Miss., talking about an 78-year-old who was declared dead and then woke up in a body bag. Workers at a funeral home saw that the body bag was moving and found the man alive.

News to [...]]]> Today in the News: Other states pushing 'beliefs' bill like Arizona's http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229528?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229528 News to know

The bill that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed last night is about to come up in several other states, in different forms. The Arizona bill would let businesses deny service to gays and lesbians because of their religious beliefs. Similar bills are moving through the system in Georgia, Missouri, Idaho, Mississippi and other states. [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Armed men seize government building in Ukraine http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229589?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:57:14 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229589 In the news

Armed men stormed the regional government administration building and parliament in Ukraine's southern Crimea region today, and they raised a Russian flag. The move comes about a week after the ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych, who was in favor of siding with Russia over the European Union. Yesterday Russia conducted military exercises near [...]]]> Today in the News: Federal judge strikes down Texas gay marriage ban http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229616?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229616 Quote of note

"One of the court's main responsibilities is to ensure that individuals are treated equally under the law. Equal treatment of all individuals under the law is not merely an aspiration it is a constitutional mandate." - Judge Orlando Garcia, ruling today that Texas' ban on gay marriage isn't legal. Same-sex couples in Texas won't be able to get married just yet, [...]]]> Obama seeking $300 billion for roads, railways http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229669?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:53:46 +0000 By Nedra Pickler The Associated Press http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229669 Obama plans to make the proposal today at the Union Depot rail and bus station in St. Paul, Minn.
The Highway Trust Fund finances federal highway and transit programs but is forecast to go broke as early as August.
The fund needs $100 billion over the next six years just to maintain current spending levels. But Obama and Congress don't want to raise gas taxes to make up [...]]]>
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