Business

10 Northern Utah, Salt Lake City food trucks you need to try this summer

waffle love

Food trucks typically serve quality food at a decent price — with the added bonus that...

Business

Border wall, health care jeopardize bill days from shutdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Partisan disputes over health care and President Donald Trump’s border wall threw must-pass spending legislation into jeopardy Monday days ahead of a government shutdown deadline. The border wall money is fiercely opposed by Democrats, whose votes are needed to pass the...


Business

Fresenius buys Akorn for $4.3 billion in US expansion

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. In just 10 months at the head of Germany’s Fresenius, Chief Executive Officer Stephan Sturm has now inked the health-care provider’s two biggest-ever deals. With the $4.3 billion acquisition of Illinois-based generic drugmaker Akorn, announced late Monday, Fresenius will get a...


Business

Passengers in viral airline videos have same lawyer

United Passenger Removed

DALLAS (AP) — The woman seen sobbing in a viral video after an American Airlines flight attendant took away her stroller now has a lawyer — the same attorney representing a man dragged off a United Express flight earlier this month. The Chicago lawyer, Thomas Demetrio, says the American flight...


Business

Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Trump Agriculture Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump’s administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the market. Perdue won confirmation on a strong bipartisan vote of 87-11,...


Business

A shortage of women in technology? Not in Russia.

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. If you’re part of the technology industry in the United States, then you’ll no doubt agree it’s a man’s world. TechCrunch reported last year on the “pipeline problem” created because a mere 18 percent of undergraduate computer science degrees and 26 percent of...


Business

Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 20,792.20 Low: 20,723.59 Close: 20,763.89 Change: +216.13 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2374.15 +25.46 NYSE Index: 11,531.80 +142.67 Nasdaq Composite Index: 5983.82 +73.30 NYSE MKT Composite: 2559.05 +45.40 Russell 2000 Index: 1397.94 +18.09 Wilshire 5000...


Business

Risk on as French vote ripples around the world

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Relief spread through the global financial markets Monday after France’s election left a centrist on track for the presidency, easing concerns that the country will leave the euro currency bloc. U.S. stocks rose while Treasuries and gold fell and volatility gauges plunged....


Business

Trump seeks 15 percent corporate tax rate, even if it swells the national debt

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has instructed advisers to drastically cut the corporate tax rate even though doing so will expand the deficit and grow the national debt, sticking to one of his campaign pledges but shattering another. Trump instructed advisers...


Business

Magnifique: Investors applaud French vote with stock rally

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Vive le rally. U.S. stocks joined a worldwide surge higher Monday after the first round of France’s presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to win...


State

Animal rights group criticizes slaughterhouse inspections

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An animal welfare organization criticized Utah state officials in a report for not doing enough in six cases of inhumane treatment at slaughterhouses. The Animal Welfare Institute in Washington, D.C., gave Utah a failing “D‘‘ grade in its report issued this month, saying Utah...


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