Business

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Trump

President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space...

Entertainment

Brewvies serving up a 'different movie experience' for 21 and older crowd

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Catching dinner, drinks, and a movie is a little easier in downtown Ogden now that a new cinema pub is up and running.


Business

OPEC enters meeting that could set direction of oil prices

OPEC Meeting

Officials from major oil-producing nations are expected to agree this week to boost output, but just how much they will open the spigot — and the effect on oil prices — remain wild cards. Ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC nations led by Russia are...


National Business

Lawsuit challenges federal leases for planned Minnesota mine

Mining Lawsuit Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nine Minnesota businesses that rely on the Boundary Waters Canoe Area sued the Interior Department and its Bureau of Land Management on Thursday, challenging their decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely....


Auto

Saboteur or whistleblower? Battle between Elon Musk and former Tesla employee turns ugly,

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Hours after Tesla had sued its former employee on charges he had stolen company secrets, and days after chief Elon Musk had called him a saboteur, the Silicon Valley automaker made a startling claim. The company had received a call from a friend of the employee,...


Business

Authorities: Would-be robbers blow open ATM with explosive

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One woman is in custody for placing an explosive device into an ATM inside a Philadelphia business during an unsuccessful robbery attempt. Authorities say the explosion occurred around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday inside a beer distributorship. They say video shows a woman placing the...


Business

California utility takes $2.5 billion charge for wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California utility says it will take a $2.5 billion charge for expected losses in connection with deadly wildfires that whipped through the state’s wine country in October. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. also warned Thursday that its liability could be considerably...


Business

Women in the C-suite earn less than men, with one exception

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Even women who beat the odds and rise to the c-suite face a familiar foe in the corner office - the pay gap. Although female chief executive officers at the largest U.S. companies now earn as much or more than their male counterparts, women just one rung down on the corporate...


Business

BC-BOT Table,1st Ld

CHICAGO (AP) — Noon trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Thu.: OpenHighLowNoonChg. WHEAT 5,000 bu minimum; cents per bushel Jul 490¾ 498¼ 482¼ 495½ +7¼ Sep 500¾ 509½ 493 506¾ +7½ Dec 515 526½ 511 523 +6 Mar 536½ 543 528½ 539¾ +5¾ May 548½ 554½ 539½ 551 +5½ Jul 553½ 558¾ 544½ 554½ +4¼ Sep 561¾...


Auto

Americans with disabilities are finding new leverage in a tight job market

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Colton Channon needed just 90 minutes each day. Every morning for about a month, in training designed for him, the high school senior with an intellectual disability practiced making steel brackets for trucks at a Des Moines, Iowa factory. The skill took more than a...


Business

Gun control activism is risk to bottom line, gun maker says

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The maker of Smith & Wesson firearms said gun control activism poses a risk to its business, according to a company filing. American Outdoor Brand Corp., which on Wednesday reported a 25 percent decline in fiscal fourth-quarter revenue compared with last year, listed the...


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