Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

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For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was...


From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

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LONDON (AP) — Lisa Meyer’s hair salon is a cozy place where her mother serves homemade macaroons, children climb on chairs and customers chat above the whirr of hairdryers. Most of the time Meyer is focused on hairstyles, color trends and keeping up with appointments. But now she’s worried about...


US demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face “the strongest sanctions in history,” as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal....


Utah a haven for a dazzling variety of birds, even in the backyard

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For 20 years, bird lovers from all corners have flocked to Northern Utah for the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival. And for 20 years, Arnold Smith has shown visitors the bounty of birds that live beyond the lake — over the Wasatch Mountains, high in Morgan County.


McDonald's workers block headquarters and chant, 'We can see your greedy side'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. About 150 cooks and cashiers blocked the entrance Monday to McDonald’s headquarters in Chicago, protesting what they call unfairly low pay at one of the world’s largest fast-food chains. “McDonald’s, McDonald’s - you can’t hide,” they chanted. “We can see your greedy...


Mnuchin urges antitrust probe of tech after Google report

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin urged the Justice Department to review the power that large technology firms such as Google have over the American economy, the latest U.S. official to back antitrust scrutiny of the industry. A “60 Minutes” segment on Sunday devoted to...


Stocks jump as US and China announce progress in trade talks

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising Monday after the U.S. and China appeared to make major progress in trade talks. The Chinese government says it will buy more U.S. goods, including energy and agricultural products, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. postponed tariffs on up to $150...


Bannon condemns Mnuchin's trade truce as China giveaway

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Former Trump political strategist Steve Bannon condemned a weekend truce in the U.S. trade dispute with China as a capitulation, signaling dissatisfaction among the president’s allies. Bannon targeted Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs banker, for his...


Jordan LDS temple rededicated after 2 years of renovations

Jordan Temple rededication

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has rededicated a temple south of Salt Lake City after completing extensive renovations.


Divided Supreme Court sides with businesses over workers

Supreme Court Arbitration

The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.


Trump's next round of trade limits could hurt the US tech industry he wants to help

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Housed in a former 19th century meatpacking plant, Formlabs boasts all the accoutrements of American high-tech success: exposed brick walls and ductwork; a morale-boosting pool table, and plenty of young employees hammering away at laptops. The...

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