News

Kier Family Pantry upgrades again, now offers choice to clients

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Clients of Kier Family Pantry used to get a pre-boxed supply of food — and not all of it...

Tech Matters

Tech Matters: Why system updates are critical

North Korea WannaCry Cyberattack

We haven’t seen the last of WannaCry, or some version of it. So keep your system updated, and run your antivirus software.


Business

Airlines do limit what you can photograph, video on flights

Airlines-Video Rules

DALLAS (AP) — Without the shocking video, it’s unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month. The outrage on social media, the mea culpa by an airline CEO, the promise to treat customers better — none of it would have...


National

United CEO likely to face investor questions about dragging

United-Annual Meeting

CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is likely to face questions from shareholders Wednesday about the rough removal of a passenger from a flight, an incident that sparked weeks of bad publicity. Shareholders also will vote whether to re-elect Munoz and 14 other board members and whether...


Business

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

Trump Budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet are heading to Capitol Hill to defend his plans to cut domestic programs and parry Democratic criticism of his tax proposals. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney appears Wednesday before the House Budget panel while Treasury Secretary...


Government

Hands off US election, ex-CIA director says he warned Russia

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in Donald Trump’s campaign that he convened top counterintelligence...


National

China stocks fall after rating cut, other Asian markets gain

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks sank Wednesday after Moody’s cut the country’s debt rating and other Asian markets rose following Wall Street’s advance. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.5 percent to 3,047.80 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was unchanged at 25,410.81. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225...


Government

The Latest: Ex-CIA head says he warned Russia about meddling

Trump Russia Probe-4

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10 p.m. Former CIA Director John Brennan says he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election. Brennan told Congress he was so...


Business

Google data mine digs into credit-card privacy

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. SAN FRANCISCO - Google has begun using billions of credit-card transaction records to prove that its online ads are prompting people to make purchases - even when they happen offline in brick-and-mortar stores, the company said Tuesday. The advance allows Google to...


State

Chaffetz formed new firm before saying he would leave House

Chaffetz Resigns

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, whose abrupt announcement last week that he was quitting Congress and his key role as chairman on the House Oversight Committee left a trail of questions, set up a new company in April just a day before announcing he wouldn’t run for re-election....


Government

Bob Hunter announces end of 17-year United Way career

Bob Hunter

Bob Hunter will leave United Way of Northern Utah next March. The nonprofit’s president and CEO, Hunter is not retiring. He plans to keep serving the area in some way. He has held many positions in Ogden, including Weber County Commissioner and Ogden city manager.


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