News

Homeless shelter for single men coming to South Salt Lake

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The director of the nonprofit that's leading homeless-reform in Utah's Salt Lake County has...

Government

Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigators

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his attorney said. The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued Thursday amid reports that the FBI was...


State

Utah school districts looking to end 'lunch shaming'

Ending Lunch Shaming

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Nearly half of the nation’s school districts have resorted to some form of “lunch shaming” of students to compel their parents to pay overdue school lunch bills, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Some districts throw away students’ meals, provide less desirable...


World

Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

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TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. President Donald Trump cast as the spoiler-in-chief. But it may not play out exactly that way, according...


Business

Asian shares mixed as oil's fall counters Wall St gains

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets are mixed Friday as investors weighed Wall Street’s latest gains on strong earnings reports against the latest oil production cut, which dragged down crude prices and commodity shares. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.3 percent to 19,...


Government

FBI probes Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, his attorney said Thursday. The statement from attorney Jamie Gorelick was issued amid reports that the FBI was...


State

Utah law that could send online bullies to jail criticized

Cyberbullying Personal Information

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah lawmakers hope a new, unusual law cuts down on increasingly troubling forms of cyber harassment by giving authorities the ability to send online bullies to jail for a year. Law enforcement, school officials and support groups back the effort, but some lawyers and a...


Business

Pottery Barn's big problem: Your tiny apartment

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The retail world is in a state of upheaval. And for a while, Pottery Barn’s emporiums of tufted armchairs and dentil-molded sleigh beds were largely immune from the trouble. Since the home furnishings chain was acquired by Williams-Sonoma in 1985, the only time it had...


Business

GOP backs petition allowing robo-callers to leave direct-to-voice-mail messages

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Dinner is set, but the phone rings, and when you pick up it isn’t a friend, or someone you know, sometimes it’s not even a person. It’s a robo-call. Robo-calls for years have managed to catch people at the most inopportune moments, and the shift from landlines to...


Business

Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

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NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it’s up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community. “Change starts local. Even global changes start small — with people...


Local

Try some of Ogden's best restaurants on new 25th Street food tours

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Food tours on Ogden’s Historic 25 Street will provide people with a chance to sample a variety of foods from local restaurants. 


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