Government

Weber Co. Commission hopeful Froerer rebuffs questions, criticism in campaign

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Some have privately wondered about the real estate broker’s dealings with the county as he...

Politics

Ogden lawyer, S. Ogden veterans advocate vie in GOP primary for Utah House post

Brown Schow

Lorraine Brown and Terry Schow finished close at the GOP convention in April and the winner in the June 26 primary advances to the November general election.


Government

AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

WASHINGTON (AP) — On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be the world’s hottest year on record, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels that released heat-trapping gases. The Associated...


Business

Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of the apps. The court said Monday that it will take a case from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which ruled in...


Government

Grassley: Justice Dept. has a 'serious credibility problem'

Watchdog Report Clinton Email

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says the Justice Department has a “serious credibility problem.” Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa made the comment during a hearing Monday on an inspector general report that criticizes the FBI and Justice Department for their...


Government

Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

Supreme Court Redistricting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed electoral maps that were challenged as excessively partisan to remain in place for now, declining to rule on the bigger issue of whether to put limits on redistricting for political gain. The court issued a pair of unanimous rulings in partisan...


Government

Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

Supreme Court Free Speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who has been an outspoken critic of the south Florida city where he lives is now 2-0 in disputes with the city before the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Fane Lozman in a lawsuit that began with his 2006 arrest at a City of Riviera Beach city council...


Business

NTSB sends specialist to look into California Tesla fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is sending an investigator look into a Tesla battery fire in Southern California. The specialist will observe Tesla’s examination of the Model S that caught fire Friday on a street in West Hollywood. The agency says the trip will allow it...


Government

The Latest: Immigrants in Texas ask judge about fate of kids

Immigration Holding Facility

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 1:43 p.m. About 80 immigrants who were arrested at the border in recent days appeared in court Monday to plead guilty to immigration charges. Lawyers say they brought about two dozen children with them. Some...


Government

US urges Russia to release political, religious prisoners

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it’s “deeply concerned” by a growing number of political and religious prisoners held by Russia. The State Department says the number exceeds 150 people. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the U.S. wants Russia to release them...


Government

Trump digs in on immigration amid family separation crisis

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing rising outrage from some Republicans as well as Democrats over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats and declaring he would keep the U.S. from becoming “a...


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