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Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

MH 051918 Ogden Marathon Overall First Place 05-4

For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was...

Business

Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

MOSCOW (AP) — Many wondered why Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich wasn’t in the stands to see his Chelsea soccer club win England’s FA Cup this weekend, and an associate confirmed Monday that his British visa hasn’t been renewed. An associate of Abramovich, who spoke only on condition that he...


Business

Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

US China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America’s massive trade deficit with Beijing. “We are putting the trade war on hold,” Treasury Secretary Steven...


Business

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a spiraling dispute was “on hold.” A foreign ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, said Monday that Mnuchin’s comments showed both sides hope to...


Business

AP Top Business News at 6:43 a.m. EDT

Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war China says it can’t guarantee no more trade tension with US Global markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon...


World

Global markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

South Korea Financial Markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty. KEEPING SCORE: European markets opened higher. Britain’s FTSE 100 jumped 0.8 percent in early...


Business

Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

Facebook Privacy Scandal

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have his meeting Tuesday with the leaders of the European parliament about data privacy be broadcast publicly through web streaming. The evening meeting with leaders of the political groups and a justice and civil rights expert was long...


Business

From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

Britain Europe Data Privacy Small Biz

LONDON (AP) — Lisa Meyer’s hair salon is a cozy place where her mother serves homemade macaroons, children climb on chairs and customers chat above the whirr of hairdryers. Most of the time Meyer is focused on hairstyles, color trends and keeping up with appointments. But now she’s worried about...


Government

When Is Insurance Not Really Insurance? When You Need Pricey Dental Care.

I’m 61 years old and a San Francisco homeowner with an academic position at the University of California-Berkeley, which provides me with comprehensive health insurance. Yet, to afford the more than $50,000 in out-of-pocket expenses required for the restorative dental work I’ve needed in the past...


Government

Trump to DOJ: Investigate whether FBI infiltrated campaign

Trump-Russia-Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he will “demand” that the Justice Department investigate whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated the investigation into the president could be...


Business

Europe wary as Italy moves toward populist government

Italy Politics

ROME (AP) — Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the president convened the leaders of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League in what could be a final consultations, 11 weeks after elections left the country with a hung parliament. The prospect of a 5-...


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