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Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

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President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space...

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Brewvies serving up a 'different movie experience' for 21 and older crowd

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Catching dinner, drinks, and a movie is a little easier in downtown Ogden now that a new cinema pub is up and running.


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Saudi minister tweets barb at UEFA chief in TV rights row

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MOSCOW (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s sports minister has criticized the president of European soccer on Twitter in an escalating dispute over Qatar-owned sports broadcasting rights. World Cup and Champions League TV rights for the Middle East are a proxy battleground in a year-old, Saudi-led boycott of...


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Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products. Now, the world is punching back. The European Union is set Friday to slap tariffs on $3.4 billion in American...


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Puerto Rico defies board over law protecting workers

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Legislators in Puerto Rico are challenging a federal control board overseeing the island’s finances over a law that protects workers from unjust firings. Puerto Rico Senate President Thomas Rivera Schatz said Thursday that the majority of legislators will not repeal the...


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Fox News Channel chides rivals for not airing Trump speech

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NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is not content simply to televise President Donald Trump at a campaign-style rally. The network is compelled to point it out when its rivals don’t. Fox’s onscreen message during Trump’s speech on Wednesday night is the latest example of how formerly little-noticed...


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Suit: Offshore drilling done in absence of required report

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Three environmental groups have announced a federal lawsuit saying the government has failed to comply with environmental law governing drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The lawsuit filed Thursday in Florida says federal wildlife agencies have not completed a timely, formal...


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California utility expects to pay $2.5 billion for wildfires

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California utility said Thursday that it expects to pay at least $2.5 billion in connection with deadly wildfires that whipped through wine country last October — some of them ignited by its fallen power lines. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. also warned that its...


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OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

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Officials from major oil-producing nations are expected to agree this week to boost output, but just how much they will open the spigot — and the effect on oil prices — remain wild cards. Ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC nations led by Russia are...


National Business

Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Much of the rye whiskey aging in hundreds of barrels at Catoctin Creek Distillery in Virginia could end up being consumed in Europe, a market the 9-year-old distilling company has cultivated at considerable cost. But an escalating trade dispute has the distillery’s co-founder...


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What's that extra in my online cart? Soon, maybe a sales tax

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NEW YORK (AP) — Attention shoppers: You may soon be paying more taxes on what you put in your online cart. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases that come from states where they don’t have any shops, offices or warehouses. Before...


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