News

Proposal to expand hunting, fishing at wildlife refuges includes Bear River

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A plan announced Monday by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke would increase access to...

Business

L'Oreal takes battle for China's online shoppers to Cannes

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Chinese actress and pop star Li Yuchun glides down the hallway of Cannes’ Hotel Martinez in a tuxedo-inspired Jean Paul Gaultier gown and blue-gray pixie haircut, with a pack of L’Oreal videographers trotting backward to stay out of the frame. After striking a few poses on the...


Business

As smart-beta spreads, former fan wonders if it's actually dumb

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. A few years ago Vincent Deluard was a huge cheerleader for smart-beta ETFs, which slice and dice the market using indexes tuned to classic investing factors like momentum and value. But times change and so has Deluard’s take on factor-based exchange-traded funds. With smart-...


Local

Portion of busy S.R. 108 in Syracuse to close for nearly 3 months this summer

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On June 1, State Road 108, or 2000 West, will be completely closed from Antelope Drive through 1275 South, said Utah Department of Transportation spokesman Vic Saunders.


Education

2018 free summer lunch program dates and locations

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Northern Utah kids don’t have to go hungry during the summer.


Education

Ogden schools score below average on graduation and third-grade literacy rates

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Schools that fall within Ogden City limits have a higher absenteeism rate than the average of the 500 largest U.S. cities and a third-grade reading proficiency and graduation rate lower than that average, the dashboard shows.


Business

EU budget chief warns new Italian government on debt

BERLIN (AP) — The European Union’s budget commissioner says he hopes Italy’s prospective new government will master a “big learning curve,” and cautions that the eurozone’s rescue fund wouldn’t be able to stabilize the country. Law professor Giuseppe Conte is trying to form a government of two...


Business

Turks feel pinch from currency slide ahead of polls

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YAVUZLAR, Turkey (AP) — Farmer Abdulkadir Cekic was already struggling to make a living, snowed under by a bank loan he took out for the purchase of a 130,000-euro harvesting machine. The tumbling of the Turkish currency, the lira, has hit him hard, considerably increasing the cost of his yearly...


Business

AP Top Business News at 4:41 a.m. EDT

Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes Court: Montana minimizes impact of mining near Yellowstone Emails...


Business

Emails show EPA working closely with climate-change deniers

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Environmental Protection Agency officials have been working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming. Recently released emails show they also recruited help to counter...


Government

Trump stays out of messy House immigration fight

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has long made immigration a top priority. He has spent recent weeks publicly hammering Congress to crack down on “legal loopholes” he says allow criminals to enter the country illegally. But behind the scenes, Trump has shown little interest in jumping into...


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