Government

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

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President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space...

Local

Weber County Commission candidates get $105,000 in donations, spend $96,000

Campaign finance

The race has generated the most in contributions and spending among the varied contests on the June 26 primary ballot.


Politics

District 8 Utah House hopefuls Kyle, Waldrip focused on taxes, education

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The two face off in the June 26 GOP primary, with the winner moving on to the Nov. 6 general election.


Government

Trump declares NKorea still poses "extraordinary threat"

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that North Korea still poses an “extraordinary threat” to the United States. In an executive order, the president extended for one year the so-called “national emergency” with respect to the nuclear-armed nation, re-authorizing economic...


Government

Trump pushes back against border separation uproar

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tried to cast doubt Friday on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their families at the border, dismissing “phony stories of sadness and grief” while asserting the real victims of the nation’s immigration crisis are Americans killed by those...


World

US officials say girl on Time cover isn't separated from mom

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol officials said Friday that a girl who is pictured on the cover of this week’s Time magazine was not separated from her mother, despite the poignant image of the child standing alone, weeping. Time attached a correction to the story, saying “The original version...


Business

The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on America’s disputes with its trading partners (all times local): 3:05 p.m. A trade association representing a dozen automakers doing business in the United States says President Donald Trump’s threat to slap 20 percent tariffs on vehicles imported from Europe is “not...


Government

Mueller seeks sentencing for former Trump adviser in Sept.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is asking a federal judge to set a sentencing date for former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos. Prosecutors say in a new court filing that Papadopoulos (pah-puh-DAHP‘-uh-luhs) could be sentenced as early as Sept. 7. The move suggests...


Business

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Supreme Court Cellphone Tracking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. The justices’ 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police may obtain information that phone...


Government

Trump sabotages GOP plans in Congress. Again.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when House Republicans needed Donald Trump’s backing the most — on their big immigration overhaul — he dashed off a presidential tweet on Friday saying they should quit wasting their time on it. It’s hardly the first time the president has abandoned his allies in a moment of...


Local

Ogden's proposed airport name change creates a stir in Salt Lake City

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Ogden Chief Administrative Officer Mark Johnson said the name change resolution was cut after Salt Lake City officials expressed unease with the idea in a Salt Lake Tribune story that published Friday.


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