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

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

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Vegas workers' vote to authorize strike pressures casinos

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city’s world-famous resorts. About 25,000 members...


Government

Seething over Russia probe, Trump tears into 'spygate'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has branded his latest attempt to discredit the special counsel’s Russia investigation as “spygate,” part of a newly invigorated strategy embraced by his Republican colleagues to raise suspicions about the probe that has dogged his presidency almost since...


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On Long Island, Trump to speak on immigration, gang violence

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will hold a roundtable discussion on Long Island on illegal immigration and gang violence that the White House is calling a “national call to action for legislative policy changes.” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley says the discussion with law enforcement...


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The Latest: Trump defends 'animal' remark on MS-13 members

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to New York (all times local): 2:23 p.m. President Donald Trump is defending his description of MS-13 gang members as “animals.” Trump says he was met with “rebuke” from Democrats when he described the gang members as animals last week....


Government

Pompeo: Fate of US-NKorea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he’s “very hopeful” that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong Un, who won’t be reassured by U.S. demands for “rapid denuclearization.” The decision about...


Government

US disinvites China from multinational military exercise

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Wednesday it has withdrawn an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise the U.S. is hosting this summer, a sign of fresh tension between Pacific powers. The move comes amid high-stakes maneuvering over North Korea’s nuclear program,...


Business

Comcast v. Disney: a fight for Twenty-First Century Fox

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NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast and Disney are on the verge of a head-to-head bidding war for Fox’s entertainment properties. The potential battle for Twenty-First Century Fox comes as traditional entertainment companies try to amass more properties to compete better with technology companies such as...


Government

FBI overstated encryption problem with cell phones

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A programming error led the FBI to vastly overstate the number of cell phones that investigators could not access because of encryption, officials said Wednesday. Director Chris Wray has repeatedly said in speeches that nearly 7,800 mobile devices seized during investigations...


Business

Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he’s eager to sign a bill that would dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lots jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted 258-159 on...


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