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Trump: North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that North Korea had “disrespected” China by attempting to launch another ballistic missile. Trump has said he is counting on Chinese President Xi Jinping to encourage North Korea to give up its pursuit of ballistic missile and nuclear weapons...


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Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stopgap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory. Lawmakers cleared the measure easily and Trump signed it...


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The Latest: Trump signs spending bill that prevents shutdown

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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): 8:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has signed a short-term, stopgap spending bill keeping the government functioning and avoiding a shutdown on...


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North West Weber Industrial development could usher in huge growth

12th Street widening paves way for industrial growth

If all proceeds as planned, vast acreage at the far west end of 12th Street could soon acquire accreditation as a “megasite” for use as a massive industrial park bordering the Great Salt Lake.


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California Proposes Stringent Cap On Toxic Chemical In Drinking Water

California regulators are proposing a strict limit on a toxic man-made chemical that has contaminated water supplies throughout the state, particularly in its vast agricultural heartland. California would be only the second state, after Hawaii, to establish a threshold for the former pesticide...


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Running Short On Time, Covered California And Insurers Seek Obamacare Answers

With a deadline looming, California’s health exchange and a major insurer pressed Republican leaders in Washington to clear up confusion over their commitment to key provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Health insurers participating in the Covered California exchange for individuals and families...


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Family still has questions about homeless man's December death in Weber jail

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Isaura Martinez wonders why her son didn’t call.


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Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

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ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that “the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end.” Trump, the first sitting president to address the group’s...


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First Lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Off in the distance, young patients can see the Washington Monument from the hospital’s new rooftop “healing” garden, dedicated Friday by first lady Melania Trump as a place children and their families can breathe fresh air, “relax and enjoy in peace.” Features of the Bunny Mellon...


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Appeals court upholds decision to block Anthem bid for Cigna

Anthem-Cigna Rejected

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday left in place a decision blocking Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem’s bid to buy rival Cigna, saying that a bigger company is not better for consumers. The 2-1 decision upholds a federal judge’s ruling in February that said the proposed $48...


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