Government

Ogden library upgrade taking longer than expected, March re-opening still eyed

BZ 110717 Library Tour 04-2

The delay in substantial completion stems from difficulties by the contractor in finding...

Local

Roy's new mayor takes aim at business growth, trimming taxes, annexation

Roy Mayor Bob Dandoy

Bob Dandoy defeated Willard Cragun, the incumbent mayor, last year and took office in Roy in early January.


Government

Doctor: Trump is healthy, did very well on cognitive test

Trump Physical

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s overall health “is excellent” and he did “exceedingly well” on cognitive screening designed to detect early signs of memory loss and other neurologic functions, the Navy doctor who performed Trump’s medical checkup said Tuesday. Ronny Jackson had issued a...


Government

US withholds $65 million from Palestinian aid programs

United States Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut tens of millions of dollars in money for Palestinian refugees, demanding that the U.N. agency responsible for the programs undertake a “fundamental re-examination,” the State Department said. In a letter, the State Department notified the U....


Government

AP source: House panel wants Bannon to explain Comey firing

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel questioned Steve Bannon on Tuesday, aiming to find out President Donald Trump’s thinking when he fired FBI Director James Comey, according to a person familiar with what the panel was planning to ask the former White House chief strategist. The committee also planned...


Government

Watchdog says democratic freedoms waning in US under Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Basic rights and political freedoms in the United States are deteriorating at a faster pace under President Donald Trump, exacerbated by attacks on key institutions like the press and the courts, according to a new report released Tuesday by Freedom House. In its annual global...


Government

The Latest: Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

Trump Physical

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s health (all times local): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump asked that a cognitive test be included as part of his first physical exam. Trump’s physician — Navy doctor Ronny Jackson — says the president achieved a perfect score on the test,...


Government

The Latest: Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal

Trump-8

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Sen. Lindsey Graham is blaming President Donald Trump’s staff for the president’s about-face on immigration that appeared to scuttle a compromise deal to protect from deportation young people brought to the U.S. as...


Government

Trump vulgarity debate has become an 's-show,' senator says

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The clamor over President Donald Trump’s use of a vulgarity bled into a second week Tuesday as aides took issue with details in accounts of his comments and a Republican senator who was present for the original remark said the situation had become an “s-show.” Trump was said to...


Government

Official: US withholds $65M from Palestinian refugee programs, saying UN agency requires

WASHINGTON (AP) — Official: US withholds $65M from Palestinian refugee programs, saying UN agency requires ‘fundamental re-examination‘


Government

Trump ends 1st year with lowest average approval rating

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a record not to be coveted: Donald Trump is wrapping up a year in office with the lowest average approval rating of any elected president in his first year. That’s according to polling by Gallup, which shows that Trump has averaged just a 39 percent approval rating since...


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