Lifestyle

DWR: Clean your boat often to keep invasive quagga mussels out of Utah

Quagga mussels Northern Utah DWR

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently stopped three boats infested with quagga mussels...

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Stars flock to the Dior debut of Kim Jones at Paris menswear

Paris Fashion Dior-23

PARIS (AP) — In a week marked by big debuts, it was designer Kim Jones’ turn at Dior Men on Saturday. The British designer drew stars from the worlds of film, music and fashion to Paris for his first collection at the storied powerhouse. Stars such as Bella Hadid, Victoria Beckham, Naomi Campbell,...


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Alaska city honors Guardsmen killed in crash after '64 quake

Alaska Earthquake Crash Memorial

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A month after the second most powerful earthquake ever was recorded, the Alaska port community of Valdez remained in ruins. A hulking Alaska National Guard cargo plane’s mission April 25, 1964, was to deliver Gov. William Egan to oversee efforts to rebuild the town on a new...


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Major New York-area traffic bottleneck about to get worse

New York Tunnel Bottleneck

NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — It is the bane of tourists and truckers, theatergoers and weekday 9-to-5ers: the congested, pothole-strewn roadway that bisects the teeming towns overlooking the Hudson River before descending into the Lincoln Tunnel to New York City. In a region known for its soul-...


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Kansas law protecting Good Samaritans takes effect July 1

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new Kansas law goes into effect on July 1 that legally protects Good Samaritans who break into vehicles to save overheating children, animals and vulnerable adults. Several groups are planning to get together at 11 a.m. Monday in Spring Hill to talk about the law and show...


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Trump's tariff threats suddenly look very real for Germany's car industry

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. STUTTGART, Germany - For as long as Donald Trump has been president, he has been threatening to slap tariffs on foreign carmakers to stop flashy German vehicles from “flooding” American streets. On Friday, he repeated the threat and attached a specific number,...


Auto

Trump's tariff threats suddenly look very real for Germany's car industry

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. STUTTGART, Germany - For as long as Donald Trump has been president, he has been threatening to slap tariffs on foreign carmakers to stop flashy German vehicles from “flooding” American streets. On Friday, he repeated the threat and attached a specific number,...


Business

The Latest: Auto trade group decries Trump's tariff threat

Tariffs Whiskey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on America’s disputes with its trading partners (all times local): 3:05 p.m. A trade association representing a dozen automakers doing business in the United States says President Donald Trump’s threat to slap 20 percent tariffs on vehicles imported from Europe is “not...


Business

US stocks finish mostly higher as energy companies climb

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While trade tensions remained in the headlines, U.S. stocks finished slightly higher at the end of a bumpy week. U.S. crude futures jumped 4.6 percent after...


Lifestyle

Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

Planned Parenthood-Lawsuits

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people. The lawsuits were filed in...


National

Democrats want US Interior Department staff moves explained

Interior Reassignments

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Democrats in Congress pressed U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday to explain the reassignments of dozens of senior agency officials, most recently Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent, who was offered an unwanted transfer and then told he’d be gone in August. A...


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