Layton GOPer plans to challenge Rep. Rob Bishop in bid for U.S. House seat

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Meanwhile, another Democrat filed paperwork for the 1st District seat, Lee Castillo of Layton.


Utah House race in eastern Weber County draws 3 more hopefuls

Froerer Ehlers-Rhorer Kyle

Republicans Jason Kyle and Deone Ehlers-Rhorer and Democrat Deana Froerer filed to run for the post, bringing the number of hopefuls for the seat to five.


New Utah law likely to streamline study into Weber County government change

Rep. Kelly Miles

Proponents wanting to investigate change to the three-commissioner form of government here are petitioning to put the matter on the election ballot.


The Latest: Ex-CIA director accuses Trump of moral turpitude

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the dismissal of Andrew McCabe, a former FBI deputy director (all times local): 3 p.m. Former CIA Director John Brennan is accusing President Donald Trump of “venality, moral turpitude and political corruption” for rejoicing over the firing of the FBI’s deputy...


AP learns fired McCabe kept personal memos regarding Trump

Cllinton Emails Inspector General

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew McCabe, the onetime FBI deputy director long scorned by President Donald Trump and just fired by the attorney general, kept personal memos describing interactions with the president that are similar to the notes compiled by dismissed FBI chief James Comey, The Associated...


Talks on $1.3 trillion US spending bill hit critical stage

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level congressional talks on a $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill are reaching a critical stage as negotiators confront immigration, abortion-related issues and a battle over a massive rail project that pits President Donald Trump against his most powerful Democratic...


Bill Nye delivers facts and laughs in Jesse Auditorium

In a dark brown suit and his trademark bowtie, Bill Nye, or Bill Nye the Science Guy as most know him, spoke to a sold out crowd in Jesse Auditorium on Friday night and covered a wide range range of topics, from his father’s fixation with sun dials to his mother’s experience in the Navy. He talked...


AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the attack of the bowling balls

Fact Check Week

WASHINGTON (AP) — The suspense hung over the public square for hours. Were Japanese regulatory authorities really dropping bowling balls on American cars as part of a dark plot to keep the autos out of the Japanese market? No, the White House acknowledged. That story was just President Donald Trump...


Trump's possible China tariffs send opponents scrambling

Trump China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering broad tariffs on imports from China and an announcement could come as soon as next week. Industry groups and some lawmakers are scrambling to prevent a new front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy. Early...


White House pushes back against reports of tumult, purges


WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is pushing back against talk of a staffing purge, insisting that reports of tumult and imminent departures are overblown. Chief of staff John Kelly, himself the subject of rumors that his job may be in jeopardy, has assured some staffers that they’re safe, at least...


Sessions fires former FBI Deputy Director McCabe

Cllinton Emails Inspector General

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that he had fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, a regular target of President Donald Trump’s anger and criticism, just two days before his scheduled retirement date. McCabe immediately decried the move and suggested it was...

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