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Handshakes and kisses aside, some issues split Trump, Macron

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship, even as the two allies strained to bridge differences over the Iran nuclear agreement, Syria and more. Hosting Macron for the...


Business

EPA security chief also worked for owner of tabloid company

WASHINGTON (AP) — The security chief for the head of the Environmental Protection Agency worked on the side as a private investigator for the owner of a tabloid news company with close ties to President Donald Trump. EPA special agent Pasquale “Nino” Perrotta performed regular work for National...


Government

US Embassy move in Israel emblematic of broader policy shift

US Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Stars and Stripes is hoisted over the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem next month it will be a physical milestone in a broader, striking shift by the Trump administration away from a half-century of traditional U.S. policy toward Israel and the Palestinians. For decades,...


Government

Mixed signals from Trump on VA nominee as allegations build

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WASHINGTON (AP) — His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged, ranging from repeated drunkenness to a toxic work environment as he served as a top White House doctor....


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Iran cash story oft-told, still bogus

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump likes to tell a story about the U.S. paying out billions of dollars to Iran as part of the multinational deal freezing its nuclear program and easing sanctions against it. What he doesn’t say is that most of that money was Iran’s to begin with. The rest...


Government

Judge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

Homeland Security Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Tuesday against the Trump administration’s decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation, calling the Department of Homeland Security’s rationale against the program “arbitrary and capricious.” U.S. District Judge John D. Bates...


State

Thunder G Westbrook gets fine, tech for confronting Gobert

Thunder Jazz Basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 and assessed a postgame technical foul for initiating a confrontation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Monday. The league made the announcement Tuesday. The Oklahoma City Thunder guard came onto the court as a substitution following a...


Tech Matters

New internet security threat: Trustjacking

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The list of internet-related things not to trust is long — don’t trust links in emails, don’t trust “too good to be true” offers on Facebook, don’t trust public WiFi — and last week’s RSA security conference in San Francisco revealed a new threat...


Local

Advisory: Mercury levels elevated in brown trout at Causey Reservoir

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Be careful fishing at Causey Reservoir in Weber County — it’s been added to Utah’s Mercury Fish Consumption Advisory list.


Education

Ogden School District appoints principals, recruits Davis schools administrators

Ogden School Board Meeting

Rich Nye, Ogden School District superintendent, appointed Thursday, April 19, 11 new principals and assistant principals in eight elementary schools, two high schools and one junior high school.


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