Government

Ogden library upgrade taking longer than expected, March re-opening still eyed

BZ 110717 Library Tour 04-2

The delay in substantial completion stems from difficulties by the contractor in finding...

Local

Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


Business

Panama Hotel votes to drop Trump _ but his company won't go

Trump Panama Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempt to oust President Donald Trump’s hotel business from managing a luxury hotel in Panama has turned bitter, with accusations of financial misconduct. Trump Hotels is contesting its firing, and its staff ran off a team of Marriott executives invited last month to visit the...


Government

AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

Congress Budget Battle News Guide

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and an agreement on other immigration...


Government

In Wisconsin, Hopes Rise For Production Of A Lifesaving Radioactive Isotope

JANESVILLE, Wis. — In a cornfield here, past the shuttered General Motors plant and the Janesville Terrace trailer home park, a facility not seen in the United States in three decades could soon rise: a manufacturing plant that will make a vital radioactive isotope used to detect cancer and other...


Government

Trump aides debate which version of vulgarity Trump uttered

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the fallout over President Donald Trump’s use of a vulgarity bleeds into a second week, aides to the president are locked in an internal debate over which version of the word the president used to describe certain countries during immigration talks with senators. Trump was said...


Government

The Latest: White House says Trump won't apologize

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:15 a.m. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says President Donald Trump is “not going to apologize for trying to fix our immigration system,” as the fall-out continues from Trump’s reported use of a vulgarity to...


Government

House panel interviewing Bannon after his fall from power

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the onetime close confidant to President Donald Trump, arrived early Tuesday for his interview before the House Intelligence Committee. His interview follows his spectacular fall from power after being quoted in a book that he sees the president’s son and others as...


Government

US wants to cut money for Palestinian refugees

United States Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year’s first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization,...


Government

Trump has kept many promises during his first year in office

Trump One Year Promises

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump often brags that he’s done more in his first year in office than any other president. That’s a spectacular stretch. But while he’s fallen short on many measures and has a strikingly thin legislative record, Trump has followed through on dozens of his...


Government

Dems aim for, and GOP worries about, midterm election wave

House Battle for Control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buoyed by a string of Republican retirements and President Donald Trump’s persistently low approval rating, Democrats are increasingly hopeful about their chances for a midterm election wave that would give them control of the House and deliver a blow to the president. The number...


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