Business

European trade mission explores Ogden as potential outdoor business 'base camp'

BZ 091917 EU4Sports Trade Mission 03-2

Members of the EU4Sports Clusters Alliance Trade Mission spent several days in Junction City,...

Business

Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party’s last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the “Obamacare” repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of...


World

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

China North Korea Sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang’s last ally. Exports of refined petroleum to the North will be...


National

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Russia Hacking States

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly...


Government

GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal all but dead; McCain deals the blow

Congress Health Overhaul-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare,” dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party’s years of vows to kill the program. It was the second time in three months the 81-...


Government

The Latest: In AP tally, 21 states confirmed hacking targets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the federal government’s notification to 21 states about election hacking (all times local): 8:50 p.m. A 50-state tally by The Associated Press shows election officials in 21 states confirm their election systems were targeted by hackers last year. The states are...


National

Does NKorean H-bomb threat push US closer to war?

APTOPIX Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war? As with much that has transpired lately in the U.S.-North Korea nuclear crisis, no one can be sure where this would...


World

In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London

Britain Uber

LONDON (AP) — Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture. The company, which has been beset by a litany of scandals...


Business

Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge - even when you're not

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Delivery workers who drop off Walmart groceries may soon also bring them into your kitchen and unload them into your refrigerator, even if you’re not home. The world’s largest retailer announced Friday that it is testing a delivery program in Silicon Valley that would...


Business

Energy leads US stocks indexes to a mostly higher finish

Financial Markets Wall Street

A listless day on Wall Street finished with U.S. stocks eking out small gains Friday, as strength in energy, phone and industrial companies offset losses elsewhere. Some health insurers bounced back after Sen. John McCain said he wouldn’t support the latest Republican effort to roll back the...


Business

Marriott says it will not cancel conference hosted by anti-Muslim hate group

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The nation’s largest anti-Muslim hate group is scheduled to hold its annual conference at a Marriott International property four miles from the White House, despite pressure from advocacy groups that have been calling on the hotelier to cancel the event. ACT for...


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