Business

European trade mission explores Ogden as potential outdoor business 'base camp'

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Members of the EU4Sports Clusters Alliance Trade Mission spent several days in Junction City,...

Business

The Latest: DOE assessing Puerto Rico's power grid damage

Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The latest on Hurricane Maria and its devastation of Puerto Rico (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The U.S. Department of Energy says initial damage assessments and power restoration efforts have begun on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The agency said Sunday that it is...


Business

Opposition from GOP senators grows, jeopardizes health bill

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican opposition to the last-ditch GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the teetering effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. Ted Cruz said that “right now” he doesn’t back it. White...


Business

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades

Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria’s destruction has set the island back decades, even as authorities worked to assess the extent of the damage. “The devastation in Puerto Rico has set us back nearly 20 to 30...


Business

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' dethrones 'It' with $39M debut

Film-Box Office

NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated spy comedy “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” displaced the horror sensation “It” as the No. 1 film in North America, while the second “Lego Movie” spinoff of the year didn’t assemble the expected audience. The 20th Century Fox release opened with a weekend-leading $39...


Business

Startup behind smart breast pump: mothers love it, VCs don't

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Before her first meetings with venture capitalists, Janica Alvarez thought she could have a professional discussion about breasts. Alvarez was trying to raise money for her startup Naya Health Inc., which makes a smart breast pump. Naya has secured approval from the Food and...


Business

Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party’s last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the “Obamacare” repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of...


Business

Consumers loved 'all-natural' - until Trix cereal lost its neon-bright glow

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The latest development in the Trix cereal saga conclusively proves at least one thing: Consumers remain deeply divided on the definition, and the importance, of eating healthfully. Cereal-maker General Mills announced this week that it would re-introduce a...


Business

New Ross Dress for Less opening soon in Ogden

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A new Ross Dress for Less is opening at the Commons, a shopping center at the intersection of 12th Street and Wall Avenue in Ogden. 


World

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

China North Korea Sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang’s last ally. Exports of refined petroleum to the North will be...


National

Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

Russia Hacking States

The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year’s presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly...


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