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,...

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.


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Be wary of White House claims about tax plan

Trump Tax Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting to the bottom of President Donald Trump’s tax plan is difficult because it exists so far as bullet points on a single page, with no detail. Still, there are reasons to be wary about some of the claims coming out of the White House about it. CLAIM: TAX CUT IS BIGGEST EVER...


Government

Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

Trump Tax Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to overhaul the nation’s tax code could provide significant tax cuts for the working-class voters who elected him, but the unknowns could end up hurting many of these core supporters of the president. A look at how Trump’s tax plan could affect...


Business

Senate confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's secretary of labor

Labor Secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed Alex Acosta as Labor secretary, filling out President Donald Trump’s Cabinet as he approaches his 100th day in office. The 60-38 vote confirms Acosta to the post. Once sworn as the nation’s 27th Labor secretary, the son of Cuban immigrants will...


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