Government

Restaurants, diners and health inspectors struggle with bug reports

Bug in food

Katha Weisenberger of Ogden says she found a cockroach in her enchilada at an Ogden restaurant. She...

Government

In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been “very open” and “very honorable,” a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as “Little Rocket Man.” The...


Government

Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship Tuesday, even as the two allies strained to bridge differences over the Iran nuclear agreement, Syria and more. Hosting Macron...


Government

His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

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WASHINGTON (AP) — His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought Tuesday to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged, ranging from repeated drunkenness to a toxic work environment as he served as a top White House...


Government

The Latest: Trump urges VA nominee to keep fighting

White House Doctor VA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s pick to be secretary of Veterans Affairs (all times local): 7:05 p.m. A White House official says President Donald Trump is urging his nominee for Veterans Affairs secretary, Dr. Ronny Jackson, to keep fighting to win...


Business

Agency warns retailers not to sell Juul e-cigarette to kids

E Cigarette Crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials on Tuesday announced a nationwide crackdown on underage use of a popular e-cigarette brand following months of complaints from parents, politicians and school administrators. The Food and Drug Administration issued warnings to 40 retail and online stores...


Police & Fire

5 Davis sheriff's deputies disciplined after sexual harassment of jail workers

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Davis County Jail employees demanded action against four sexual harassers and the two supervisors who failed to act on the violations, according to a county human resources department investigation.


Government

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's oft-told tale of US payout to Iran

Trump US France

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump likes to tell a story about the U.S. paying out billions of dollars to Iran as part of the multinational deal freezing its nuclear program and easing sanctions against it. What he doesn’t say is that most of that money was Iran’s to begin with. The rest...


Government

Trump backtracks on Syria after talks with French leader

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WASHINGTON (AP) — So much for an abrupt U.S. pullout from Syria. One month ago President Donald Trump surprised many, including some in his own administration, by announcing, “We’ll be coming out of Syria, like, very soon. Let the other people take care of it now.” He insisted that the time had...


Government

APNewsBreak: 2012 inspector general report suggested removing VA nominee Ronny Jackson

WASHINGTON (AP) — APNewsBreak: 2012 inspector general report suggested removing VA nominee Ronny Jackson and rival from White House roles.


Government

APNewsBreak: Watchdog report: VA nominee, in power struggle with rival doctor, exhibited

WASHINGTON (AP) — APNewsBreak: Watchdog report: VA nominee, in power struggle with rival doctor, exhibited ‘unprofessional behaviors‘


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