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

MH 051918 Ogden Marathon Overall First Place 05-4

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

Government

South Korea's Moon opens talks with Trump on US-NKorea summit, says 'fate and future' of

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea’s Moon opens talks with Trump on US-NKorea summit, says ‘fate and future’ of Korean Peninsula hinge on it.


Government

US clings to health coverage gains despite political drama

Uninsured

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans kept up their health insurance last year despite President Donald Trump’s all-out push to dismantle the Obama-era coverage expansion. That’s the counter-intuitive conclusion from a major government survey Tuesday. After nearly a full year of Trump, the uninsured rate was...


Business

Trump is 'very weak' on this one popular way to curb illegal immigration

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. In President Donald Trump’s many vocal pronouncements about stopping illegal immigration, one solution he promoted during the campaign has been conspicuously missing: a requirement that employers check whether workers are legal. Eight states require nearly all...


Business

Gains for banks and energy companies take US stocks higher

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mostly higher Tuesday as gains for banks and energy companies mostly cancel out losses for industrial companies and retailers. Automakers are climbing after China said it will reduce auto import duties, another sign the two powers are resolving some of their...


Government

The Latest: House speaker calls for GOP unity on immigration

Congress Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the dispute over immigration in the Housel (all times local): 12:05 p.m. House Republicans leaving a private meeting say a frustrated Speaker Paul Ryan wants them to band together and act more like a majority party. Nevada GOP Rep. Mark Amodei says Ryan expressed...


Government

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

Trump Dealmaking

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seeking to coordinate strategy with South Korea’s president Tuesday as concerns mount over ensuring a successful outcome for his upcoming North Korea summit. Moon Jae-in is visiting the White House three weeks before the planned historic meeting in...


Business

Ditching J.C. Penney for Lowe's is a no-brainer

(c) 2018, Bloomberg Opinion. The prospects for a turnaround at J.C. Penney Co. just got bleaker. Marvin Ellison, the CEO who helped pull the department-store operator out of the crater dug by previous CEO Ron Johnson, has been poached by a retail rival. Lowe’s Cos., the home-improvement giant,...


Business

J.C. Penney slumps after CEO Ellison leaves for Lowe's

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. J.C. Penney Co. slumped after Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison abruptly resigned to take the top job at home-improvement retailer Lowe’s Cos. Ellison, 53, will step down on June 1 and four top executives will share the day-to-day operations until a new chief executive is...


Business

Kushner's Cadre said to seek Saudi-backed Softbank funds

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Cadre, a real estate technology startup co-founded and partly owned by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, is seeking an investment of at least $100 million from a private fund that receives much of its capital from the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab...


Government

Congressional leaders to review information on Russia probe

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and “review” highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe. The...


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