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. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 23:45:26 +0000 Today in the News: Could be years before answers in Flight 370 crash http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140324/NEWS/140329807?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140324/NEWS/140329807 Quote of note

"We don't know how many debris fields there are." - Former National Transportation Safety Board chairman Jim Hall, commenting today after Malaysian officials said the missing Flight 370 crashed in the Indian Ocean, and there is no hope of survivors. Officials say it could be years before we get any answers into the [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Malaysian PM: Missing flight crashed in Indian Ocean http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140324/NEWS/140329869?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:59:10 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140324/NEWS/140329869 In the news

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said this morning. Razak said that data from a British satellite and British accident investigators concluded definitively that the plane crashed. A relative of one of the missing passengers told CNN, "They have told us all lives are lost. [...]]]> Today in the News: LGBT group says Fred Phelps 'will not be missed' http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140320/NEWS/140329924?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140320/NEWS/140329924 Quote of note

"Fred Phelps will not be missed by the LGBT community, people with HIV/AIDS and the millions of decent people across the world who found what he and his followers do deeply hurtful and offensive. While it is hard to find anything good to say about his views or actions, we do give our condolences to his family members at what must be a painful [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Malaysia Airlines debris found? http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140320/NEWS/140329979?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:54:56 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140320/NEWS/140329979 In the news

Australian officials reported that debris was spotted by satellite in the southern Indian Ocean, and Australian, U.S. and Norwegian planes and ships are searching the area for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Nothing has been found by the searchers so far, but bad weather in the area is hampering the search. It's not certain if the debris [...]]]> Today in the News: Sleep deprivation could hurt brain, study says http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319491?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319491 News to know

According to a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, when you lose sleep, no matter if you "make it up" later, you may be damaging your brain. Scientists studying mice found that when sleep deprivation occurs, it damages their brains, and they believe the same thing may be happening with humans.

Quote of [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Data deleted from simulator, Malaysian officials say http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319540?rssfeed=true Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:01:51 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140319/NEWS/140319540 In the news

Malaysian officials reported today that data had been deleted from a flight simulator found in the home of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, CNN reported. Officials didn't say who had deleted the files or what had been deleted, but the missing information is a new key in the missing flight. CNN reported that experts said [...]]]> Today in the News: 24 minority soldiers awarded Medal of Honor http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140318/NEWS/140319551?rssfeed=true Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140318/NEWS/140319551 News to know

President Barack Obama today honored 24 Army soldiers with the Medal of Honor for their heroic actions in World War II, Vietnam and Korea. The soldiers would have received the medals earlier if not for the color of their skin, Obama said. Only three of the soldiers are still alive.

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"I talked personally to [...]]]> Morning Jolt: Putin: Crimea is part of Russia now http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140318/NEWS/140319609?rssfeed=true Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:58:31 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140318/NEWS/140319609 In the news

Crimea is now part of Russia, President Vladimir Putin said today at a signing ceremony that involved him, the prime minister of Crimea and the mayor of the city of Sevastopol. Despite protests from the U.S. and the European Union that Russia's actions in Crimea are illegal, Putin went forward with plans to annex the peninsula. Crimea was an [...]]]> Today in the News: Mick Jagger's girlfriend found dead http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140317/NEWS/140319620?rssfeed=true Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 http://www.stjamesnews.com/article/20140317/NEWS/140319620 Hot video: L'Wren Scott found dead in her apartment

Fashion designer and stylist L'Wren Scott was found dead in her Manhattan apartment on Monday. Police are investigating the death of Mick Jagger's longtime girlfriend as a possible suicide.