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Weber Co. sheriff hopefuls cite turnover, morale, trust as key concerns

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David MacInnes, Ryan Arbon and Kevin Burns are the three candidates to replace Sheriff Terry...

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House GOP immigration compromise teeters ahead of votes

Congress Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sweeping House GOP immigration overhaul teetered on the brink of collapse Thursday as lawmakers struggled to move past an issue that has become politically fraught amid the dire images of families being separated at the border. President Donald Trump’s sudden executive action...


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Young immigrants detained in Virginia center allege abuse

Immigration Abuse Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at a juvenile detention center in Virginia say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement, left nude and shivering in concrete cells. The abuse claims against the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile...


Business

Malaysia to go ahead with skyscraper despite stolen funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia says it will not cancel a skyscraper project billed as the tallest in the region even though 3 billion ringgit ($747 million) from the venture has been misappropriated by the 1MDB state fund linked to former premier Najib Razak. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng...


Business

Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

Canada Marijuana Legalization-Things to Know

Mail-order weed? You betcha! With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in nine U.S. states that have legalized adult recreational use of the drug. Age limits, government involvement in distribution and sales, and...


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Germany's Daimler lowers 2018 outlook, cites tariffs, diesel

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Daimler AG has lowered its 2018 earnings outlook, a change that it says is partly due to increased import tariffs for U.S. vehicles in China. The company said late Wednesday that it now sees fewer SUV sales and higher costs at its Mercedes-Benz Cars division than...


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AP Top Business News at 4:02 a.m. EDT

Asian stocks mixed amid underlying US-China tension Science Says: What makes something truly addictive Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US China says US swinging ‘big stick’ of unfair trade tactics Malaysia to go ahead with skyscraper despite stolen funds Instagram unveils new...


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China says US swinging 'big stick' of unfair trade tactics

China US Trade

BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday accused the United States of using bullying tactics and blackmail in threatening to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports, ramping up criticism that the measures levied in the name of balancing trade would harm both countries’...


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Asian stocks mixed amid underlying US-China tension

Japan Financial Markets

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday amid fading concern over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncertainty remains, but the original tariff threats made earlier in the week were not followed through. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index finished up 0.6...


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Science Says: What makes something truly addictive

Science Says Gaming Disorder Addiction

CHICAGO (AP) — Now that the world’s leading public health group says too much Minecraft can be an addiction, could overindulging in chocolate, exercise, even sex, be next? The short answer is probably not. The new “gaming disorder” classification from the World Health Organization revives a debate...


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Australian Senate delivers $106 billion in income tax cuts

Australia Tax

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister achieved an important political victory on Thursday when the Senate passed personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade. The tax cuts for most of Australia’s workforce were a centerpiece of Prime...


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