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Northern Utah theater: Last chance to see 'Willy Wonka Jr.' and '9 to 5'

Willy Wonka Jr at CenterPoint

CenterPoint Academy’s “Willy Wonka Jr.” and Terrace Plaza...

Business

Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

Britain Europe Data Privacy

LONDON (AP) — Lars Andersen’s business handles some of the most sensitive data there is — the names and phone numbers of children. The owner of London-based My Nametags, which makes personalized nametags to iron into children’s clothing, says protecting that information is fundamental to his...


Business

Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The International Maritime Organization has approved two-way shipping routes into the Arctic Ocean through the Bering Strait. The IMO accepted routes proposed by the United States and Russia for safe navigation between Alaska and Russia’s Chukotskiy Peninsula. The routes...


Government

'Everybody plays games': How Trump seesaws on major deals

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — From “Little Rocket Man” to the scheduling of a historic peace summit and back again, President Donald Trump’s dizzying back-and-forth on North Korea is par for the course for a president who likes to keep his audience guessing. As Trump himself said Friday, “Everybody plays games....


National

Weinstein faces sex charges in prosecution amid #MeToo

Sexual Misconduct-Weinstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Flinching when he heard himself described as a man who used power to prey on women, Harvey Weinstein was charged Friday with rape and another sex felony in the first prosecution to result from the wave of allegations against him that sparked a national reckoning over sexual...


Business

The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest

APTOPIX Sexual Miscconduct Weinstein-1

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sexual misconduct probe of film producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Harvey Weinstein was in and out of custody so quickly in his rape case, he probably didn’t have time to read the books he brought with him. The film mogul carried three books...


Business

Pinterest 2017 sales said to rise 58 percent to $473 million

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Pinterest sales jumped 58 percent to $473 million last year after marketers spent more on its digital ads, people familiar with the matter said. The online image search company missed internal revenue goals for the first half of 2017, but exceeded expectations in the second...


National

Oil prices fall sharply, pulling energy companies with them

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Energy companies and oil prices are falling sharply again Friday on reports OPEC countries plan to produce more oil soon. Airlines are climbing as investors anticipate lower fuel costs. Overall, major market indexes are mostly lower. Another decline in bond yields is hurting banks...


Business

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing

Tesla Crash Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked...


Business

AP Top Business News at 1:45 p.m. EDT

The Latest: Weinstein takes books on theater, film to arrest Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed Maritime organization approves Bering Strait shipping routes APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot mode sped up before crashing US durable goods orders drop but key category shows...


Business

Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Federal Reserve Powell

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned Friday that the Fed’s independence from political pressure must be respected if it is to succeed in controlling inflation, maximizing employment and regulating the financial system. His remarks Friday came after Kevin Warsh, a former Fed official who...


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