News

Plane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale, no injuries reported

Plane emergency landing 2

Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash on Interstate 15 near Riverdale Road Saturday...

Business

Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain. In a break with Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated...


Business

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K

Vintage Denim

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A buyer with a penchant for vintage denim has plunked down nearly $100,000 for a pair of truly vintage jeans that come from the American Old West. The 125-year-old Levi Strauss & Co. blue jeans, which failed to sell at auction in 2016, now have a new owner somewhere in...


Business

AP Top Business News at 5:21 p.m. EDT

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE Court: Gov’t violated privacy law for defrauded students Stocks dip as oil prices and energy companies fall sharply Trump takes steps to ease firing of federal workers Emails show...


Business

Emails show cooperation among EPA, climate-change deniers

EPA Pruitt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials working closely with a conservative group that dismisses climate change to rally like-minded people for public hearings on science and global warming, counter negative news coverage and promote...


Government

American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years now on his way home

Venezuela Jailed American

A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after a U.S. senator pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with President Nicolas Maduro days after the embattled socialist leader expelled the top American diplomat in the South American country.


Business

Empty stores, shuttered gas posts in Brazil truckers' strike

Brazil Truckers Protest-1

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A truckers’ strike in Brazil left a patchwork of empty gas stations and barren supermarket shelves Saturday as drivers appeared unmoved by the government’s threats to use force or fine people who didn’t comply. Police forces conducted operations to clear blocked roads and...


Police & Fire

Plane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale, no injuries reported

Plane emergency landing 2

Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash on Interstate 15 near Riverdale Road Saturday morning.


State

The Latest: Senator claims small role in American's release

Venezuela US Senator's Visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local): 3:25 p.m. U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says he played a small role in bringing home a Utah man jailed in Venezuela for nearly two years. Corker on Saturday boarded a jet outside of...


Business

Oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia signals end to efforts to limit production

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, signaled on Friday that its 18-month-old quest to drive up crude prices and drain global inventories might be coming to an end. And according to the top official in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries,...


Business

Thousands across France protest Macron's 'brutal' policies

France Protests

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters marched under tight security in eastern Paris on Saturday after French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups called for “floods of people” to oppose the pro-business policies of President Emmanuel Macron. Marches and rallies were also...


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