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Giuliani advises no Mueller interview without informant info

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team would advise that he refuse to submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller unless the team can review classified information shared with select lawmakers about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s election meddling,...


State

West Valley father charged after 2-year-old shoots himself

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A 2-year-old boy is expected to die after shooting himself at home in a Salt Lake City suburb.


Police & Fire

Review shows Davis Sheriff’s Office overtime spending booms

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Auditors are questioning the practice of 'voluntary' overtime in the Davis County Sheriff's Office.


Government

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk. After a brief...


Business

Auction of private lunch with Warren Buffett starts Sunday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The bidding for a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett begins at the relative bargain of $25,000, but by the end of the week the price is likely to top $2 million again. The high price people are willing to pay for time with Buffett benefits the Glide Foundation, which...


Business

WeddingWire cashes in with $350 million investment

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WeddingWire, a Chevy Chase, Maryland-based company that automates the wedding planning process, has taken on a $350 million investment designed to help it scale internationally, the firm has announced. The investment, from British private equity fund Permira, is...


Education

Community groups to host meet and greet event with Ogden school board candidates

Ogden School Board Meeting

Four northern Utah organizations —Ogden Education, Weber County League of Women Voters, ACTION and IMAGE de Northern Utah— have come together to host a meet and greet event for candidates running in districts 2, 4 and 7.


Government

Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela

Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...


Business

Ex-Arizona regulator charged with bribery heads to trial

Utility Regulator Bribery Trial

PHOENIX (AP) — About six years ago, an elected Arizona utility regulator who is now accused of accepting bribes had $31,000 funneled to him from a water company owner and tried to get the owner to buy him a $350,000 piece of land, authorities said. In exchange, then-Corporation Commissioner Gary...


Government

Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by Trump

APTOPIX Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, a Utah man who traveled to Venezuela in 2016 to marry a woman he met online but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA’s top spy in Latin America, has been welcomed home by his family and President Donald Trump. Holt, 26, says he was “overwhelmed with...


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