Business

Ogden woman's Lane and Mae blankets are knitted without needles

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Jodi Horton, of Ogden, uses her fingers, wrists and forearms to “arm-knit” soft,...

Business

AP FACT CHECK: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

Trump Tax Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — An AP Fact Check finds that some of the White House claims about President Donald Trump’s tax plan don’t hold water. For example, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says it will be the biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in U.S. history. Yet early appraisals indicate the...


Business

Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer

Calories on Menus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again. New government rules to help people find out how many calories are in their restaurant meals are set to go into effect next week after years of delays. But they could...


Business

Thai police begin pursuing arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

Thailand Red Bull

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand on Friday began the process of requesting an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident almost five years ago but never charged. “He will turn into an individual who is evading an arrest warrant like in...


World

Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods

Indonesia Trump Bali

TANAH LOT, Indonesia (AP) — Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean. An island at high tide and flanked by sheer cliffs, it’s among Bali’s most photographed sites, particularly for the mesmerizing...


Business

Asian stocks lower as North Korea jitters flare

Japan Financial Markets-1

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday amid renewed jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.3 percent to 3,143.81 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 retreated 0.2 percent to 19,210.49....


National

Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United

United Passenger Removed-2

CHICAGO (AP) — The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the airline to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible. David Dao’s legal team said the agreement includes a provision...


Business

The most important United Airlines policy change after its dragging fiasco

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. After United Airlines’ epic passenger-dragging debacle, many people saw a recipe for an easy fix: Common sense and a dose of judgment from workers on the front lines could have gone a long way to preventing the public relations disaster. Why couldn’t employees have...


Business

'Green cards for cash' face questionable future

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The original plan was to attract foreign investment to blighted neighborhoods. But instead, the controversial EB-5 investor visa enabled affluent Chinese to park their cash in high-end real estate in Beverly Hills and Manhattan - benefiting developers such as Donald...


Business

In Canada, real fears of a Trump trade war

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. QUESNEL, B.C. - Brett Gosselin, a lumberjack like his father before him, lives his life in solitary 12-hour shifts in the vast pine forests that stretch across the Canadian north, master of a gigantic whirling buzz saw that can fell several 100-foot trees in a single...


Business

Stadler Rail train plant boosters lobby for sale of UTA land to Clearfield

Caltrain

The boosters, and critics, too, addressed the UTA board at its monthly meeting in Salt Lake City.


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