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Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

MH 051918 Ogden Marathon Overall First Place 05-4

For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was...

World

The Latest: Spain, too, denounces Venezuela election

Venezuela Presidential Election

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on Venezuela’s presidential election (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The government of Spain is adding its voice to a chorus of international condemnation of Venezuela’s presidential election. Officials in the European nation issued a statement on Monday promising...


Business

UK court drops charges against Barclays in Qatar fundraising

LONDON (AP) — A court has dismissed charges against Barclays relating to its emergency fundraising from Qatar at the height of the financial crisis. The Serious Fraud Office had accused Barclays over a 2008 deal to give to Qatar Holding LLC a $3 billion loan that was then used to invest in the bank,...


Business

Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

US China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration’s temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement. After high-level talks in Washington last week, Beijing has agreed to “substantially reduce”...


Business

UK committee says dirty Russian money threatens security

LONDON (AP) — The British Parliament’s foreign affairs committee slammed the government Monday for “turning a blind eye” to the role London’s financial center plays in laundering the proceeds of Russian corruption, saying it helps the Kremlin finance its aggressive foreign policy. Despite the...


World

Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

Ireland Abortion

DUBLIN (AP) — In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country’s decades-old ban on abortion. Pro-repeal banners declare: “Her choice: vote yes.” Anti-abortion placards warn against a “license to kill.” Online, the argument is just as...


Business

Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

Britain Abramovich

MOSCOW (AP) — An associate of Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich confirmed Monday that the Russian billionaire’s British visa has not been renewed. Abramovich was noticeably absent from the stands when Chelsea won England’s FA Cup final at Wembley this weekend. The associate told The...


State

Temple rededicated after 2 years of renovations

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has rededicated a temple south of Salt Lake City after completing extensive renovations. The Daily Herald reports the temple in South Jordan was rededicated Sunday after being closed for two years to update its furniture,...


Business

Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

Body Parts Probe

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training. Arthur Rathburn is returning to Detroit federal court on Monday, four months after he was convicted of fraud and shipping hazardous material. The...


Business

Stocks jump as US and China announce progress in trade talks

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are jumping Monday morning after the U.S. and China appeared to make major progress in trade talks. The Chinese government says it will buy more goods and services and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the U.S. postponed tariffs on up to $150 billion in goods from China...


Business

Markets Right Now: US stocks open higher on Wall Street

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening solidly higher on Wall Street after trade tensions between the U.S. and China dissipated. Investors were relieved Monday to hear that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the nations...


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