Government

Government

House Republicans turn up the heat in standoff with DOJ

Watchdog Report Clinton Email

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans escalated their monthslong standoff with the Justice Department, saying the FBI hasn’t adequately addressed bias within the agency and threatening to hold top department officials in contempt — or even impeach them. The stepped-up criticism followed the...


Government

Trump stands firm on immigration policy, sees it as a winner

Trump Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling the shots as his West Wing clears out, President Donald Trump sees his hard-line immigration stance as a winning issue heading into a midterm election he views as a referendum on his protectionist policies. “You have to stand for something,” Trump declared Tuesday, as he...


Government

Trump takes swipe at South Carolina's Sanford in GOP meeting

Trump Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a sarcastic dig at Rep. Mark Sanford, a South Carolina Republican who has been critical of the president, during a meeting on immigration with House Republicans Tuesday night. Sanford fired back later, telling The Associated Press that he found it...


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Utah House of Representatives District 20

House 20 candidates, web only

The Republican primary candidates for Utah House District 20 are Melissa Garff Ballard, Matt Jensen and Glen Jenkins.


Politics

Republican Primary Candidates for Utah House of Representatives District 19

House 19 candidates web only

Read more about the Republican primary candidates for Utah House District 19. 


Politics

North Ogden hopefuls for Utah House seat focus on tax stewardship, spending

Utah House 7

Kyle Andersen and Lisa Roskelley face off in the June 26 Republican primary for the District 7 seat, held by Justin Fawson before he stepped down.


Local

Roy leaders mull proposed $537K ice rink near Christmas light display

Print Secondary BZ 122314 Roy Christmas Lights 03-2

The idea is part of the 2019 budget proposal, which city officials take up for adoption on Tuesday.


Government

Allergies, glaciers, and pikas: climate change in action

30 Years Of Warming Examples

WASHINGTON (AP) — You don’t just feel the heat of global warming, you can see it in action all around. Some examples of where climate change’s effects have been measured: —Glaciers across the globe are melting and retreating, with 279 billion tons of ice lost since 2002, according to NASA’s GRACE...


Government

Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

United States Human Rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution. Haley,...


Business

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China edged closer Tuesday to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world’s two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing and Washington and crimp global growth. The collateral damage could be widespread. If...


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