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Republican Primary Candidates for Utah House of Representatives District 19

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Read more about the Republican primary candidates for Utah House District 19. 

Government

Courting Putin, Trump jolts the West with a nationalist bent

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Donald Trump presses ahead with plans for a summer summit with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, the U.S. president is jolting relationships with some of America’s longest and strongest allies. Amid concerns over Trump’s apparent desire to be cozy with the Russian leader, he is pursuing...


Government

The Latest: Trump invites Pelosi, Schumer to White House

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the immigration controversy (all times local): 1:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s “officially” inviting Democratic leaders to the White House to discuss immigration legislation. Speaking ahead of a Cabinet meeting, Trump says he was making the open invitation...


Government

The Latest: Trump proposing to reorganize federal government

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Trump administration’s proposal to reorganize the federal government. (All times local): 12:50 p.m. President Donald Trump’s budget director is presenting a plan to overhaul the federal government during a Trump Cabinet meeting. Mick Mulvaney, the director of the...


National

Trump tweet complicates House GOP efforts on immigration

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House plunged into its long-awaited immigration debate Thursday with divided Republicans facing an uphill fight to muscle anything through the chamber. President Donald Trump seemed to undermine the effort with a tweet suggesting any measure the House approved would be doomed...


Local

Roy officials pull $537K ice rink proposal from budget, may reconsider later

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Several questioned the project at a Roy City Council meeting, with some saying other pending projects should be completed first.


Business

The Latest: Wayfair: No big impact from Supreme Court case

Supreme Court Sales Tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Home goods seller Wayfair says it doesn’t expect the Supreme Court ruling that states can force shoppers to pay sales tax on online purchases to have a...


Business

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states. More than 40 states had asked the high court to overrule two, decades-old...


National Business

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 4.57 percent

Mortgage Rates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, marking their third decline in the past four weeks after increasing last week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.57 percent, down from 4.62 percent last week. By contrast,...


Government

Park Service gives initial OK to 'Unite the Right' rally

White Supremacist Rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — An organizer of last year’s deadly white supremacist rally in Virginia has been granted initial approval to host another rally in August, this time in the heart of the nation’s capital. The National Park Service says it has approved an application for a “Unite the Right”...


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First lady Melania Trump visits U.S.-Mexico border amid crisis over migrant children

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump visits U.S.-Mexico border amid crisis over migrant children separated from parents.


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