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Chicago Cubs owners in talks to purchase AC Milan

Soccer AC Milan Ownership

MILAN (AP) — The Ricketts family that owns the Chicago Cubs says it is negotiating to purchase the debt-ridden AC Milan soccer team. The Milan office of the Edelman public relations firm, which has been hired to represent the Ricketts, says the entire family is interested in Milan for “a medium- to...


Government

Trump advises GOP: Quit wasting time on immigration.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when House Republicans needed Donald Trump’s backing the most — on their big immigration overhaul — he dashed off a presidential tweet saying they should quit wasting their time on it. The Friday tweet is hardly the first time the president has abandoned his allies in a...


Business

2 years on, Brexit vote has taken a toll on UK economy

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LONDON (AP) — While it’s still unclear what Brexit will look like when it happens next year, the decision to leave has already had a clear effect on the economy: households are poorer, companies are more cautious about investing, and the property market has cooled. In the two years since the vote...


Business

Facebook's battle against fake news now extends to Mexico

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. MEXICO CITY - This spring, a doctored image claiming that the wife of the leading Mexican presidential candidate was the granddaughter of a Nazi ricocheted across Facebook and its messaging service, WhatsApp. The post, shared 8,000 times before it was disproved, was...


Business

BLM agrees to pay energy company $1.5M for canceled leases

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management has agreed to pay SG Interests $1.5 million after the energy company sued over the cancellation of 18 oil and gas leases covering more than 30 square miles (78 square kilometers) in the Thompson Divide area in western Colorado. The...


Government

Reports: HUD failed to track lead paint cases, ensure fixes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two federal reports released this month blast the Department of Housing and Urban Development for failing to have procedures to adequately protect children in subsidized housing against lead paint exposure. The reports, from the Government Accountability Office and HUD’s Office of...


Local

81-year-old Layton pilot flies into Hill AFB for weekend air show

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On Thursday, more than a decade and a half after he retired from Hill Air Force Base, Gerald Lautenschlager returned to the base’s runway — this time as a pilot, flying his restored 1946 Ercoupe.


Local

Bigger, better farmers market kicks off this weekend in downtown Ogden

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The inaugural 2018 Farmers Market Ogden begins at 9 a.m. Saturday on Historic 25th Street between Washington Boulevard and Wall Avenue. The day’s events will continue until 2 p.m.


Local

Weber County Commission candidates get $105,000 in donations, spend $96,000

Campaign finance

The race has generated the most in contributions and spending among the varied contests on the June 26 primary ballot.


Entertainment

10-Day Planner: City celebrations, live music, food, festivals and more

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Traditional summer city celebrations start this weekend, along with lots of live music, festivals, food, classes and more. 


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