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Ogden Nature Center, Bicycle Collective, YCC looking for volunteers

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Weber Human Services is looking for people who can help Northern Utah nonprofits. For more...

Business

Brands say Alibaba punished them for refusing exclusivity

China Cat and Dog War

SHANGHAI (AP) — It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba’s Tmall, thanks to the e-commerce giant’s massive reach. But executives soon learned that what Alibaba gives, it can also take away. The...


Business

In Denver, trying to put a price on the value of a newspaper

Two Newspapers Two Fates

DENVER (AP) — Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11-story building emblazoned with The Denver Post’s logo. No reporters work out of the building any more, only executives of Digital First Media, whose cuts at the Post triggered an unusual plea from the paper’s own editorial page...


Government

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

Pompeo Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they...


Government

It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

White House Doctor VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson was tending to grievously injured military personnel in Iraq when he was summoned to Washington to interview for a job he barely knew existed. He didn’t see a way to get there. “I thought this was it — this is where the road stops,” he told the Lubbock...


Government

Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

Supreme Court Travel Ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump’s time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That’s about to change. The justices’ first deep dive into a Trump administration policy comes in a dispute over the third and...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts NKorea aim to 'denuclearize'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his aides are leaving a false impression about the extent of North Korea’s plans to give up its nuclear weapons. They say North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has basically agreed to “denuclearization.” In fact, Kim’s announcement Friday before summits with...


Business

Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months, with a survey finding that more of their companies foresee rising sales and expect to continue hiring and raising pay. At the same time, nearly two-thirds of respondents in the latest survey by the...


Business

10 years later, thousands of risky air bags are still on the road

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Alexander Brangman finds comfort in remembering how long his daughter lived - 26 years, 11 months, 9 hours and 15 minutes - rather than the horrible and needless way she died. Jewel Brangman, an academic all-American in high school, about to pursue a doctorate at...


Politics

Davis Co. review of Ogden PD probe not over, lawyer says Gibson not a target

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Prosecutors reviewing the inquiry into the Weber County official say they will seek “additional investigations” by police into the matter, though Gibson has apparently been cleared.


Government

1st District U.S. House race between Democrats Weiland, Castillo getting testy

Weiland Castillo

Most notably, an exchange between the two at the Davis County Democratic Party convention drew police attention. But it’s not the only thing.


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