Government

Weber Co. Commission hopeful Froerer rebuffs questions, criticism in campaign

BZ 060518 GOP Primary Candidates 11-4

Some have privately wondered about the real estate broker’s dealings with the county as he...

Politics

Ogden lawyer, S. Ogden veterans advocate vie in GOP primary for Utah House post

Brown Schow

Lorraine Brown and Terry Schow finished close at the GOP convention in April and the winner in the June 26 primary advances to the November general election.


Government

AP Was There: The age of climate change begins

WASHINGTON (AP) — On June 23, 1988, a top NASA scientist told Congress and the world that global warming had arrived. NASA scientist James Hansen predicted that 1988 would be the world’s hottest year on record, thanks to the burning of fossil fuels that released heat-trapping gases. The Associated...


Business

Supreme Court to take up iPhone app lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider whether the purchasers of iPhone apps can sue Apple over allegations it has an illegal monopoly on the sale of the apps. The court said Monday that it will take a case from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, which ruled in...


Government

Trump admin. asks high court to halt sanctuary cities ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow it to largely implement a policy of withholding public safety grants from “sanctuary cities” that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s immigration enforcement policies. The Trump administration filed a...


Government

Director: FBI won't repeat errors noted in watchdog report

Watchdog Report Clinton Email

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is determined to not repeat any of the mistakes identified in a harshly critical watchdog report on the handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, Director Chris Wray said Monday at a congressional hearing. Wray said the FBI accepts the findings of the Justice...


Business

NTSB sends specialist to look into California Tesla fire

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is sending an investigator look into a Tesla battery fire in Southern California. The specialist will observe Tesla’s examination of the Model S that caught fire Friday on a street in West Hollywood. The agency says the trip will allow it...


Government

The Latest: Inspector general: FBI employees aren't perfect

Watchdog Report Clinton Email

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on an inspector general report that criticizes the FBI and Justice Department (all times local): 3 p.m. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz says the people working for the FBI cannot be perfect. Horowitz testified Monday at a Senate Judiciary Committee...


Government

The Latest: First ladies criticize border family separation

Immigration Holding Facility

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Former first lady Michelle Obama is adding her voice to the rising chorus of criticism of the Trump administration’s policy of family separation at the border. On Twitter Monday, Michelle Obama re-...


Government

Supreme Court leaves door open to curbing partisan districts

Supreme Court Redistricting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed electoral maps that were challenged as excessively partisan to remain in place for now, declining to rule on the bigger issue of whether to put limits on redistricting for political gain. The court issued a pair of unanimous rulings in partisan...


Government

Supreme Court sides with Florida man in free speech case

Supreme Court Free Speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who has been an outspoken critic of the south Florida city where he lives is now 2-0 in disputes with the city before the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court on Monday sided with Fane Lozman in a lawsuit that began with his 2006 arrest at a City of Riviera Beach city council...


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