Government

Weber Co. Commission hopeful Froerer rebuffs questions, criticism in campaign

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Some have privately wondered about the real estate broker’s dealings with the county as he...

Government

AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

WASHINGTON (AP) — On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be the world’s hottest year on record, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels that released heat-trapping gases. The Associated...


Business

In DC primary, minimum wage is the main topic of discussion

DC Primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mayor and congressional delegate may top the ballot in Washington, D.C.‘s primary on Tuesday, but the real drama for voters has to do with waiters, waitresses, bartenders and busboys. Incumbent Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to glide through to the nomination with no...


Government

Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

Immigration Separating Families

WASHINGTON (AP) — The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure. Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy “cruel” and “immoral” while GOP Sen. Susan Collins expressed concern about it...


Government

Trump adviser Roger Stone reveals new meeting with Russian

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Donald Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. The meeting between Stone and a man who identified himself as Henry...


Government

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

Immigration Melania Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump “hates” to see families separated at the border and hopes “both sides of the aisle” can reform the nation’s immigration laws, according to a statement from her office. Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump, said Sunday: “She believes we need to...


Government

Giuliani says Trump may consider pardons after Russia probe

Russia Probe Giuliani

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller’s work wraps up, if he believed they were treated “unfairly.” Until then,...


Government

First lady Melania Trump "hates" to see families separated

Immigration Melania Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump “hates” to see families separated at the border and hopes “both sides of the aisle” can reform the nation’s immigration laws, according to a statement from her office Sunday about the controversy. Stephanie Grisham, a spokeswoman for Mrs. Trump, said: “She...


Police & Fire

Weber Co. sheriff hopefuls cite turnover, morale, trust as key concerns

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David MacInnes, Ryan Arbon and Kevin Burns are the three candidates to replace Sheriff Terry Thompson, who’s not seeking re-election.


Government

Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

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A top White House adviser is distancing the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. But it's the administration that's put in place and could end the policy.


Government

The Latest: Laura Bush says immigration policy 'cruel'

Immigration Separated Families

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and its policy to separate migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Former first lady Laura Bush says the policy of separating immigrant parents and children along the nation’s southern...


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