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Business

US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

China US Trade

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with China.


Government

The Latest: Trump orders FBI probe - and IG to widen query

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel’s probe into Russian election meddling (all times local): 7:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says that he will “demand” that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign. The extraordinary...


Government

As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will “demand” that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tweets on Russia probe short on facts

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is skimming over the facts involving the investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In a series of tweets Sunday, he repeatedly assails special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe as hopelessly biased, insisting that it is effectively controlled...


State

Academics skeptical of Utah Lake 'island city' proposal

Utah Lake Island City

An ambitious proposal to build an island city on Utah Lake to help stymie toxic algae blooms that plague the water got a boost from Utah lawmakers this year, but not everyone thinks it's a good idea.


State

Hopi Tribe ask governments for help in land exchange efforts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Hopi Tribe has reached out to local governments for help as it attempts to finalize a land transfer under an agreement between the tribe and the Navajo Nation. The Hopi Tribe was promised nearly 23 square miles (60 square kilometers) of state trust land south of...


State

Tanker rollover closed lane of Interstate 15 near Bountiful

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Utah Highway Patrol officials say a tanker rollover crash closed a portion of Interstate 15 near Bountiful for more than five hours.


Business

Detroit conference to focus on land policy, economic health

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit is hosting a global conference that aims to highlight economic challenges facing cities and examine ideas to boost their financial health. The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy on Monday kicks off its three-day International Conference on Municipal Fiscal Health at the Westin...


National

'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

Film Box Office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers. Fox’s “Deadpool 2” brought in $125 million this weekend, giving it the second-highest opening ever for an R-rated movie and ending the three-week reign of Disney’s “Avengers: Infinity War”...


National

Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought

Drought Bright Spot

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation’s most popular mountain rivers. Water from melting snow is rushing into the Arkansas River in central Colorado, thanks to a...


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