Government

Layton consultant hired to help craft Weber County anti-poverty plan

Marlin Jensen

The development — amid heightened scrutiny of the county’s use of outside contractors...

Business

US durable goods orders fell 1.7 percent in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in April amid weaker demand for aircraft. But a key category that tracks business investment rose after sliding in March — a sign of health for American industry. The Commerce Department says U.S. orders for durable goods —...


Business

US durable goods orders down 1.7 percent in April on falling demand for aircraft

WASHINGTON (AP) — US durable goods orders down 1.7 percent in April on falling demand for aircraft.


Government

The Latest: Trump says NKorea statement on talks 'good news'

Trump North Korea Tick Tock

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 8:23 a.m. President Donald Trump says North Korea’s latest statement on nuclear talks is “good news” and that “we will soon see where it will lead.” The North Korean government on Friday said it is still...


Government

Trump says Dems are "rooting against" North Korea talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats of “rooting against us in our negotiations with North Korea.” Trump lashed out against Democrats on Twitter Friday, a day after he withdrew from a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The cancellation drew sharp...


Government

President Trump calls North Korea response to canceled summit 'warm and productive,'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump calls North Korea response to canceled summit ‘warm and productive,‘ expresses hope for peace .


Government

Trump to address US Naval Academy graduation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to address the 2018 graduates of the United States Naval Academy. Trump will give the commencement speech in Annapolis Friday, a day after highlighting American military preparedness as he canceled a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...


Government

Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers have gotten classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald Trump’s...


Politics

Weber Co. GOPers pick replacement to fill term of resigning Utah Rep. Fawson

District 7 candidates

Kyle Andersen beat out Lisa Roskelley to serve in the post through the end of 2018, but they’re still facing off in the GOP primary for the next two-year term in the seat.


Legal

Weber Co. sues opioid makers, distributors, accuses them of 'corporate greed'

Weber opioid

The suit in 2nd District Court in Ogden seeks unspecified damages and comes on top of similar claims filed around Utah and the rest of the country.


Government

Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later

Trump-Boxer Pardon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction. “I am taking this very righteous step, I believe, to correct a wrong...


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