Government

Trump tax cut: Huge, vague and likely mild boost for economy

Trump Tax Plan

President Donald Trump's team boasted Wednesday that its tax-cut plan would shrink Americans'...

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...


Government

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...


Government

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...


Government

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...


Government

Trump won't get House OK of health bill before his 100th day

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year. But at least the government probably won’t be shut down — for at least...


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...


Government

Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Trump US Argentina-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. “We know that China is in communications with the regime in Pyongyang,” Tillerson said on Fox News Channel. “They confirmed to us...


Government

GOP says it can pass short-term spending without Democrats

Senate Democrats-5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans said they would push a short-term spending bill — essential to keeping the government open — through the House Friday with only GOP votes, if necessary. The brinkmanship came less than 30 hours before a midnight Friday deadline for a shutdown. At the same time, a House...


Government

The Latest: No House vote on health care this week

Senate Democrats-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local): 10:25 p.m. A top House Republican says the chamber will not vote on GOP legislation replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law until...


Police & Fire

Saving money by calling Uber instead of 911 may cost lives, Utah paramedics say

Mark Becraft North Davis Fire District Chief 1

A veteran paramedic and fire chief says he worries that people with health emergencies might start calling for an Uber ride rather than an ambulance due to high costs.


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