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Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case

Supreme Court Sales Tax

The Supreme Court is hearing a case this week that could affect how much customers pay for online...

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Men arrested at Starbucks say they feared for their lives

Starbucks Black Men Arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn’t use the restroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were asked if they needed...


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South Korea's Moon warns implementing Kim deal will be hard

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he saw no difference with North Korea on key concepts such as denuclearization, but cautioned that implementing any deal with Kim Jong Un would be difficult. “As everybody worries, what specifically needs to done to meet these goals is...


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Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

Trump US Japan

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He’s met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he’s Trump’s second-most frequent caller. Yet the...


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FAA orders fan blade inspections after jet engine explosion

Southwest Airlines Emergency Landing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window. The Federal Aviation Administration’s announcement late Wednesday comes nearly a...


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What's inside made-in-China electronics should worry federal customers, study says

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The U.S. government is dangerously vulnerable to Chinese espionage or cyberattack because of its dependence on electronics and software made in China, a risk that threatens to grow as Beijing seeks global technological dominance, according to a study for a...


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Time Warner CEO calls the government's case against AT&T 'ridiculous'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Time Warner chief executive Jeff Bewkes denied Wednesday that AT&T will raise the price of TV channels such as CNN and TBS as a result of the two companies’ $85 billion merger, calling the Justice Department’s landmark case to block the deal “ridiculous.”...


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GOP fears a vote to extend tax cuts would aid Democrats

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Heading into a contentious campaign for control of Congress, Republicans are increasingly divided over how to bolster their signature legislative achievement - a $1.5 trillion tax cut - amid signs it is not the political gift they had expected it to be...


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Air Force awards massive hypersonic weapon contract to Lockheed Martin

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. After repeated warnings that Russia and China have developed a hypersonic missile that could punch through U.S. missile defenses, the U.S. Air Force says it will spend an estimated $1 billion to develop one of its own. The service announced Wednesday that it has...


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GOP fears a vote to extend tax cuts would aid Democrats

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Heading into a contentious campaign for control of Congress, Republicans are increasingly divided over how to bolster their signature legislative achievement - a $1.5 trillion tax cut - amid signs it is not the political gift they had expected it to be...


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Weber Co. leaders unveil long-awaited plan, aiming to energize the economy

Weber County economic development

The economic development effort aims to bring in high-paying jobs, boost the median income and more.


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