Government

Layton consultant hired to help craft Weber County anti-poverty plan

Marlin Jensen

The development — amid heightened scrutiny of the county’s use of outside contractors...

Government

Guilty plea in USS McCain collision court-martial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy says the officer in command of the USS John S. McCain when it collided with an oil tanker near Singapore in August 2017, killing 10 sailors, has pleaded guilty to dereliction of duty. Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez entered his plea during court-martial proceedings Friday at...


Business

Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China's ZTE

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has told Congress that it’s reached a deal that would allow Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. to stay in business, a source familiar with the talks who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a confidential matter said Friday. A resolution of...


Business

Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Federal Reserve Powell

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned Friday that the Fed’s independence from political pressure must be respected if it is to succeed in controlling inflation, maximizing employment and regulating the financial system. His remarks Friday came after Kevin Warsh, a former Fed official who...


Business

US durable goods orders drop but key category shows strength

Durable Goods

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April amid weaker demand for aircraft. But a key category that tracks business investment rose after sliding in March — a sign of health for American industry. The Commerce Department says U.S. orders for durable goods —...


Government

Trump to sign measures to help terminal patients, veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intends to sign separate measures in the coming weeks to give people with deadly diseases access to experimental treatments and to provide veterans greater access to private medical care at taxpayer expense, the president’s liaison to Congress said Friday....


Government

The Latest: Putin says NKorea sovereignty should be ensured

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Vladimir Putin says finding a solution to the North Korea nuclear tensions is of great importance to Russia and says North Korea’s sovereignty should be guaranteed. The Russian president said Friday...


Government

AP Source: Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch at Trump Tower

Russia Economic Forum

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, met with a Russian oligarch and discussed U.S.-Russia relations just 11 days before Trump was inaugurated as president, according to a person familiar with the meeting. A firm connected to the oligarch, billionaire Viktor Vekselberg,...


Government

The Latest: Putin says NKorea sovereignty should be ensured

Trump North Korea Tick Tock

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Vladimir Putin says finding a solution to the North Korea nuclear tensions is of great importance to Russia and says North Korea’s sovereignty should be guaranteed. The Russian president said Friday...


Government

Judge delays Manafort trial due to family medical procedure

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Virginia has delayed the trial of President Donald Trump’s campaign chairman, Paul Manafort. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III says in an order Friday that he’s pushing back Manafort’s trial on tax evasion and bank fraud charges because of a medical procedure...


Legal

Weber Co. sues opioid makers, distributors, accuses them of 'corporate greed'

Weber opioid

The suit in 2nd District Court in Ogden seeks unspecified damages and comes on top of similar claims filed around Utah and the rest of the country.


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