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Police: Provo man found dead in home after shooting his wife

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — Police in Provo say a man is dead after allegedly shooting his wife three times. They say 48-year-old Michael Skinner was found dead inside the house early Sunday, but they didn’t immediately say how he died. The Deseret News reports officers responded to a home about 11...


Business

Insider Q&A: The inherent limits of temporary tax cuts

Insider Q A Tax Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tax overhaul that took effect Jan. 1 provides generous breaks for corporations and wealthy Americans and more modest relief for middle- and low-income households. In addition, the tax cuts for corporations are permanent; those for individuals and families are only temporary....


Business

Blockchain is about to revolutionize the shipping industry

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Globalization has brought the most advanced trading networks the world has seen, with the biggest, fastest vessels, robot-operated ports and vast computer databases tracking cargoes. But it all still relies on millions and millions of paper documents. That last throwback to...


Business

Four Harvard students jump into the crypto hedge-fund craze

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. In the 1970s, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer revolutionized operating system software. Thirty years later, Mark Zuckerberg helped pioneer social networking. So what’s the latest generation of Harvard tech entrepreneurs up to? Looking to cash in on cryptocurrency, of course. Sign...


Business

Airports are using 'smart glass' to make you spend more money

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. There are many depictions of a future in which we’ve mastered the art of manipulating the opacity of glass. Even in real life, sunglasses can adapt to the intensity of sunlight. So why, one might ask, can’t we have that in our homes, or at work? The wait may soon be over. The...


Business

The rich are betting they can buy their way to a longer life

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Money might not buy love, but it can buy better health. And, to live as long as possible, the world’s wealthy are willing to pay up. Over the past few decades, the average person’s lifespan has risen almost everywhere in the world. In China, the U.S. and most of Eastern Europe,...


Business

China auto show highlights industry's electric ambitions

China Auto Show

BEIJING (AP) — The biggest global auto show of the year showcases China’s ambitions to become a leader in electric cars and the industry’s multibillion-dollar scramble to roll out models that appeal to price-conscious but demanding Chinese drivers. Auto China 2018, which opens this week, follows...


Government

Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolved

Global Finance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank repeatedly warned at their meetings this week that intensifying trade tensions could jeopardize a healthy global economic expansion. But U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressed cautious optimism Saturday that countries...


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Rubio's triple-double leads Jazz past Thunder 115-102

Thunder Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Ricky Rubio waited seven years for a night like this. Rubio, who never reached the playoffs in his first six seasons with Minnesota, had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Utah’s first playoff triple-double in 17 years to help lead the Jazz to a 115-102 win over the...


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Thunder-Jazz, Box

OKLAHOMA CITY (102) George 7-16 6-6 23, Anthony 6-10 0-0 14, Adams 4-6 0-0 8, Westbrook 5-17 3-4 14, Brewer 3-6 2-2 9, Grant 2-6 3-7 7, Huestis 1-1 0-0 2, Patterson 3-3 0-0 8, Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Felton 5-10 0-0 14, Abrines 0-2 0-0 0, Ferguson 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 37-78 14-19 102. UTAH (115) Ingles 7-...


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