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

MH 051918 Ogden Marathon Overall First Place 05-4

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

Government

US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

United States Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department unit overseeing the fight against the Islamic State group will stay in business for at least six more months, reversing an administration plan for the unit’s imminent downgrade even as President Donald Trump presses ahead with a speedy U.S. exit from Syria. A...


Business

Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training. Arthur Rathburn is returning to Detroit federal court on Monday, four months after he was convicted of fraud and shipping hazardous material. The...


Business

Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training. Arthur Rathburn is returning to Detroit federal court on Monday, four months after he was convicted of fraud and shipping hazardous material. The...


Government

Trump to attend swearing-in of CIA's 1st female director

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending the swearing-in of the CIA’s first female director. The ceremony for Gina Haspel is taking place Monday morning at agency headquarters in Langley, Virginia. A veteran spy, Haspel won Senate confirmation last week after overcoming concerns about...


Business

Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

US China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America’s massive trade deficit with Beijing. “We are putting the trade war on hold,” Treasury Secretary Steven...


Government

Trump vs 'the resistance' plays out in Washington courtroom

Inauguration Trials

WASHINGTON (AP) — When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. On one side: a Justice Department that has sought to incarcerate scores of people over a violent protest that smashed downtown storefront windows...


Business

This Week: Fed minutes, home sales, durable goods orders

This Week in Business

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: READING BETWEEN THE LINES The Federal Reserve releases minutes from its most recent policymakers’ meeting on Wednesday. At the meeting earlier this month, the panel left the central bank’s key policy rate...


Business

AP Top Business News at 1:08 a.m. EDT

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019...


Business

Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

South Korea Financial Markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 23,042.54. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Russia probe, border; Pruitt claims

Trump-Fact Check

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts involving the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In a series of tweets Sunday, he repeatedly assails special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe as hopelessly biased, insisting that it is effectively controlled...


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