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Prosecutors: Phony letter to judge sought leniency for Bountiful fraud convict

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A fired Bountiful bank manager who stole $565,000 and bought a house with the loot is now charged...

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Storm-ravaged aquarium opens splashy new shark exhibit

US Superstorm Sandy-Sharks Return

NEW YORK (AP) — Cue the “Jaws” music. Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit hall at the New York Aquarium that marks a major step in the beachfront facility’s recovery from the devastating impact of 2012’s Superstorm Sandy. Set in a shiny new building just behind the famed Coney Island...


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State has new regulations for credit reporting agencies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators are requiring credit reporting agencies to register with the state in the wake of last year’s Equifax security breach that exposed the personal information of about 148 million Americans. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that the state Department of...


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Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China move

China Financial Market

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.2 percent to 2,883.20 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost 0.5...


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In Texas, Trump's steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern

Trump Steel Tariffs

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Joel Johnson examines the shipping labels on 35-ton coils of American-made steel that will be unspooled, bent and welded into rounded sections of pipe. One’s from Nucor, a mill in Arkansas. Another’s from Steel Dynamics in Mississippi. But much harder to spot in the sprawling...


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China regulators free up extra $100B for bank lending

China Bank Reserve Ratio

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have freed up an extra $100 billion for bank lending in a move financial analysts said could help to reassure investors amid trade tensions with Washington. The reduction on Sunday in reserves banks are required to hold was part of a series of such cuts economists...


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US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year ‘Jurassic World’ sequel stomps its way to $150 million debut Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China move Corporate America increasingly avoids gun-industry business In Texas, Trump’s steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern...


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Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China move

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.5 percent to 22,404.53 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.5 percent...


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In Texas, Trump's steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern

Trump Steel Tariffs

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Joel Johnson is fighting an uphill battle to keep his pipe factory in this refinery suburb east of Houston from becoming a casualty in President Donald Trump’s bitter trade dispute with America’s allies and adversaries. He’s the CEO of Borusan Mannesmann Pipe US, a company...


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Minnesota regulators to decide this week on Enbridge Line 3

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State regulators reconvene this week to decide whether to approve or reject Enbridge Energy’s proposal for replacing its Line 3 oil pipeline across northern Minnesota. The Public Utilities Commission meets Tuesday so its members can resume questioning Enbridge officials as...


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'Jurassic World' sequel stomps its way to $150 million debut

Film Box Office

NEW YORK (AP) — The dinosaurs still rule the box office. “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” surpassed expectations to open with $150 million in ticket sales in U.S. and Canada theaters over the weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday. While that total didn’t approach the record-breaking $208.8...


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