Stocks tumble on trade fears; S&P has worst week in 2 years

Financial Markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China, the biggest economies in the world, would escalate. A second day of big losses pushed U.S. stocks to their worst week in two years. Investors fear that if China responds in...


Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80

Obit Wayne Huizenga

MIAMI (AP) — H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died. He was 80. Huizenga (HY‘-zing-ah) died Thursday night at his home, said Valerie Hinkell, a longtime assistant. The...


US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

Iranian Hackers

The Justice Department has charged 9 Iranians in government-sponsored hacking that pilfered sensitive information from hundreds of American universities, private companies and government agencies


Ogden man sentenced on rape charge after victim asks judge for prison sentence

Brady Clair Lee

Brady Clair Lee, a 34-year-old Ogden resident, will spend at least the next five years in the state prison.


2nd alleged sexual assault victim of ex-Mormon leader

Mormon Church Sexual Assault

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church said Friday it is investigating a second accusation of sexual assault against a former missionary leader dating back to the 1980s and vowed to “bring accountability” for what has occurred. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints didn’t say in its...


Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget after threatening veto

APTOPIX Budget Battle-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown — but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a mini-panic with a last-minute veto threat. The episode further eroded the already...


White House staffers on edge as Trump eyes another shake-up


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is tired of being told “no.” Six weeks of staff churn and pronouncement shocks reflect a president who has grown increasingly confident on the job and more trusting of his instincts. After 14 months in the Oval Office, Trump is more comfortable bucking the...

Police & Fire

Police: North Dakota man nearly runs over deputies before being caught by K-9

ONLINE ONLY Robert Morris Carter

The two deputies jumped out of the way and were nearly hit by an older Honda Civic and the driver hit the front of a sheriff’s truck before driving away.


Indictment: Waterslide in fatal accident was 'deadly weapon'

Water Park Fatality Charge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas waterslide hyped as the world’s highest was a “deadly weapon” that had already injured more than a dozen people before a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on it in 2016, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday that charges the water park operator and an...


Herbert OKs medical marijuana for research, terminally ill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert has signed 57 more bills, including a measure that allows medical marijuana to be grown in the state and sets up state-run dispensary for the drug to be handed out for research purposes or use by people who are terminally ill. Herbert’s office announced...

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