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Weber County Commission candidates get $105,000 in donations, spend $96,000

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The race has generated the most in contributions and spending among the varied contests on the June...

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Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6.1 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong would value the Beijing-based company at as much as $70.3...


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Xiaomi seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO OPEC agrees to pump more oil but crude prices jump anyway Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was distracted Car dealers gear up for Saudi women to hit the roads The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump’s tariff threat Airbus...


Government

Trump tries to change focus of border debate

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to cast doubt on wrenching tales of migrant children separated from their families at the border. He’s dismissing “phony stories of sadness and grief” while asserting the real victims of the nation’s immigration crisis are Americans killed by those...


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Trump advises GOP: Quit wasting time on immigration.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when House Republicans needed Donald Trump’s backing the most — on their big immigration overhaul — he dashed off a presidential tweet saying they should quit wasting their time on it. The Friday tweet is hardly the first time the president has abandoned his allies in a...


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Facebook's battle against fake news now extends to Mexico

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. MEXICO CITY - This spring, a doctored image claiming that the wife of the leading Mexican presidential candidate was the granddaughter of a Nazi ricocheted across Facebook and its messaging service, WhatsApp. The post, shared 8,000 times before it was disproved, was...


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BLM agrees to pay energy company $1.5M for canceled leases

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has agreed to pay SG Interests $1.5 million after the energy company sued over the cancellation of 18 oil and gas leases covering more than 30 square miles (78 square kilometers) in the Thompson Divide area in western Colorado. The...


Government

Reports: HUD failed to track lead paint cases, ensure fixes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two federal reports released this month blast the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to have procedures to adequately protect children in subsidized housing against lead paint exposure. The reports, from the Government Accountability Office and HUD’s Office of...


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81-year-old Layton pilot flies into Hill AFB for weekend air show

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On Thursday, more than a decade and a half after he retired from Hill Air Force Base, Gerald Lautenschlager returned to the base’s runway — this time as a pilot, flying his restored 1946 Ercoupe.


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Bigger, better farmers market kicks off this weekend in downtown Ogden

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The inaugural 2018 Farmers Market Ogden begins at 9 a.m. Saturday on Historic 25th Street between Washington Boulevard and Wall Avenue. The day’s events will continue until 2 p.m.


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Weber County Commission candidates get $105,000 in donations, spend $96,000

Campaign finance

The race has generated the most in contributions and spending among the varied contests on the June 26 primary ballot.


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