Business

Clearfield isn't the only city hoping to lure Stadler train manufacturing plant

Stadler Rail plant

Ogden hoped to formulate a plan to lure the firm and Salt Lake City is another potential location...

Business

Asian shares meander as ECB, BOJ hold monetary policy steady

Japan Financial Markets

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Friday in muted trading after the European Central Bank announced no changes to its stimulus policies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slipped 0.2 percent to 20,109.57 while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.2 percent to 5,750.70. South Korea’s Kospi...


Business

GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

Congress Health Overhaul-11

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. Their uphill drive was further complicated by the ailing GOP Sen. John McCain’s potential absence and a dreary report envisioning that the number of uninsured...


Business

The Latest: Health care bill set for vote faces uphill climb

Congress Health Overhaul-8

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to repeal the Obama health law (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Republican leaders say they’re pushing toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their troubled health care bill. But they still face an uphill battle for their top-flight...


Business

Coffee with Viagra-like ingredient recalled after FDA discovery

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Albert Yee said the coffee was everywhere you looked in the densely packed vendor stalls along avenues in Malaysian cities: an instant mix with a natural ingredient similar to what’s found in Viagra that helps men with erectile dysfunction. And he wanted a piece of...


Business

Trump DOJ gives Harley-Davidson $3 million discount on Obama-era pollution fine

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The Department of Justice announced on Thursday it had dropped a requirement that Harley-Davidson spend $3 million to fight air pollution as part of a settlement reached with the Obama Administration. The Milwaukee-based company will remain responsible for $12 million...


Business

Cops wage psychological warfare against online drug bazaars

Sessions Cybercrime

HOUSTON (AP) — In an innovative blow to illicit internet commerce, cyberpolice shut down the world’s leading “darknet” marketplace — then quietly seized a second bazaar to amass intelligence on illicit drug merchants and buyers. AlphaBay, formerly the internet’s largest darknet site, had already...


Business

Microsoft's profits grow as company pushes cloud computing

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Microsoft’s efforts to build its Internet cloud business seem to paying off as a healthy boost in sales helped push up profits for the quarter ending in June. The technology company, which grew to prominence for selling software that powers personal computers, has...


Business

Trump DOJ gives Harley-Davidson $3 million discount on Obama-era pollution fine

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The Department of Justice announced on Thursday it had dropped a requirement that Harley-Davidson spend $3 million to fight air pollution as part of a settlement reached with the Obama Administration. The Milwaukee-based company will remain responsible for $12 million...


National

US buildings, NFL stadium check panels amid fears of fire

London Fire US Buildings

In promotional brochures, a U.S. company boasted of the “stunning visual effect” its shimmering aluminum panels created in an NFL stadium, an Alaskan high school and a luxury hotel along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor that “soars 33 stories into the air.” Those same panels — Reynobond composite material...


Business

Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal with Amazon

Sears Amazon

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears will begin selling its appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa. The announcement Thursday sent shares of Sears soaring almost 11 percent. The tie-up with the internet behemoth could give shares...


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