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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...

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The Latest: Trump to meet with House panel to talk taxes

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to overhaul the tax code (all times local): 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with Republicans and Democrats from the House tax-writing committee as he plans a “big announcement” on Wednesday on his tax overhaul proposal. The...


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Qatar Air eyes new 747 deal as embargo spurs cargo demand

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Qatar Airways is considering whether to order more Boeing 747 jumbo freighters as global air cargo rebounds and the Persian Gulf carrier responds to a blockade of its home country. The jets, featuring a hinged nose that flips open to load oversize equipment, would help the Doha-...


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The Latest: Trump disappointed in GOP health bill defectors

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to overhaul the Obama health law (all times local): 11 a.m. President Donald Trump says he’s “disappointed in certain so-called Republicans” who have opposed the latest GOP attempt to repeal former President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul....


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Biggest gem found in a century finally sells for $53 million

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Size isn’t everything in the diamond market, especially for the biggest gem found in more than a century and which took more than a year to sell. Lucara Diamond Corp. finally sold the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona diamond for $53 million, or $47,777 a carat, on Monday to Graff...


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McConnell: Debate over nation's health care will continue

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The partisan battle over the country’s health care system will “certainly continue,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. But he stopped short of saying whether the chamber will vote on the latest Republican plan repealing the Obama health care law, which seems...


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Equifax CEO Richard Smith steps down amid hacking scandal

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The chief executive of Equifax, the troubled credit reporting agency that suffered a massive data breach that affected as many as 143 million people, will retire, effective Tuesday, according to a statement by the company. The departure of Richard Smith comes as...


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Brexit no deterrent as Italians, Greeks still seek jobs in U.K.

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. No matter what Brexit might have in store for foreigners, the U.K. remains a powerful magnet for youth from Italy and Greece looking for a job and a better future. It’s less so for their peers in Spain and Portugal. That’s according to the latest data on the U.K. national...


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GOP, White House prepare to roll out tax cuts

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready to roll out the policy proposal at midweek. The grand plan to rewrite the...


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Demise of Obamacare repeal shows how far GOP remains from goal

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Senate Republicans spent the last few weeks making one last desperate push to repeal Obamacare. But as they neared a final deadline, it became clear: They were never really all that close. Sen. Susan Collins said Monday the bill would cause too many Americans to lose insurance,...


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Sacred Canadian dairy cows roam fringes of Trump's NAFTA fight

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Just before midnight one spring evening, Canada’s envoy in Washington got a call from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. Farmers in House Speaker Paul Ryan’s home state were up in arms over Canada’s rules and had gotten President Donald Trump’s ear. Ross was looking to David...


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