Business

London hammock-tent maker Tentsile chooses Ogden for first-ever store

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Tentsile, a London company, chose Ogden as the location for its very first store. The company makes...

Government

Clinton email use broke federal rules: inspector's report

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, a department audit has found. Her aides twice brushed aside concerns, in one case telling technical...


World

The Latest: China's state media concerned about G-7 agenda

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ISE, Japan (AP) — The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days (all times local): China isn’t a G-7 nation, but its official media is concerned about the agenda of the summit. Maritime security and freedom of...


World

G-7 in sync with Japanese Prime Minister Abe's own agenda

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ISE, Japan (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and fellow leaders of the Group of Seven advanced economies began their summit Thursday by visiting Ise Shrine, the most hallowed site for Japan’s indigenous Shinto religion — one of many aspects of the gathering that dovetail with Abe’s long...


Business

Highlights of some perimeter breaches at major US airports

Airport Intruders

An Associated Press investigation has documented 345 instances in which people hopped over, crawled under, drove cars through or otherwise breached the fences and gates protecting the perimeters of 31 of the nation’s busiest airports between January 2004 and mid-February. The first installment,...


Business

AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days

Airport Intruders

Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down — not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches. A year after an Associated Press...


National

AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days

Airport Intruders

Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down — not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches. A year after an Associated Press...


Business

Asian stocks mixed amid concerns oil rally unsustainable

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday amid worries about a U.S. rate hike and that a rally in oil prices may not be sustainable. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index was up 0.3 percent to 16,811.88, but China’s Shanghai Composite lost 0.8 percent to 2,791.52, and...


Business

Microsoft's move away from making smartphones actually makes a lot of sense

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Microsoft on Wednesday announced that it was further “streamlining” its mobile phone business. The firm will lay off more than 1,800 workers and “will focus its phone efforts where they have differentiation,” according to Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella. So...


Business

A wrestler, a website and maybe a billionaire go to the mat

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Is Hulk Hogan’s courtroom cage match with Gawker being bankrolled by a high-tech billionaire with a grudge against the news-and-gossip site? Two months after Hogan won a $140 million invasion-of-privacy verdict against Gawker for posting a sex tape of him, news reports...


Business

Housing crunch ensnares minimum-wage workers

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. A decent two-bedroom rental today will cost you on average more than you could afford working full time earning the local minimum wage everywhere in the United States - in every state, every county, every metropolitan area. No matter how you draw the geography....


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