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Backyard chicken debate returns to Ogden City Council meeting

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A pair of residents spoke out during the public comment section of Tuesday’s council meeting,...

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The Latest: Auto workers head cautious about tariff proposal

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s interest in putting tariffs on auto imports (all times local): 3:50 p.m. United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams cautiously backed the U.S. decision to explore raising tariffs on imported vehicles. He says Thursday that the nation...


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Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday signed into law a measure that loosens key restraints for banks imposed after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. Savoring the legislative triumph, he called it “the next step in America’s unprecedented economic comeback.” The...


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The Latest: Singapore regrets cancellation of US-NK summit

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Singapore says it regrets the cancellation of the summit that was to be held there next month between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump...


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Dem, GOP leaders get classified briefings on Russia probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers huddled Thursday in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied on Donald...


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'It's about time': Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson’s name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially-charged conviction. “I am taking this very righteous step, I believe, to correct a...


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Trump cancels summit with Kim; North Korea still wants talks

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, blaming “tremendous anger and open hostility” by Pyongyang — a decision North Korea called “regrettable” while still holding out hope for “peace and stability.” In a letter to Kim...


Government

Full text of the letter from President Trump to Kim Jong Un

WASHINGTON (AP) — Below is the full text of the letter President Donald Trump sent to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un: Dear Mr. Chairman: We greatly appreciate your time, patience, and effort with respect to our recent negotiations and discussions relative to a summit long sought by both parties, which...


Business

Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of automobiles into the United States, moving swiftly as talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled. President Donald Trump predicted earlier that U.S. automakers...


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North Korea says it is still willing to sit down for talks with the US 'at any time'

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea says it is still willing to sit down for talks with the US ‘at any time‘


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Democrat says Trump Jr. may have lied to Senate committee

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator said Thursday he’s concerned that President Donald Trump’s eldest son may have lied to Congress about his knowledge of foreign assistance offered to the Trump campaign. Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware cited Donald Trump Jr.‘s testimony on Sept. 7 to the Senate...


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