Business

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

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President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new “Space...

Entertainment

Brewvies serving up a 'different movie experience' for 21 and older crowd

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Catching dinner, drinks, and a movie is a little easier in downtown Ogden now that a new cinema pub is up and running.


Business

Thailand preparing total ban on import of electronic waste

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities, who began a series of raids last month on factories accused of illegally importing and processing electronic waste, say they may use special powers given to the military government to impose a total ban on the import of such potentially toxic materials. Minister of...


Business

These places will pay US workers thousands of dollars to move there

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. A Nebraska city with more job listings than applicants has extended a special offer to employers: It will match signing bonuses for out-of-town hires of up to $5,000. A county in Michigan is advertising $15,000 payouts to STEM graduates who decide to live in its rural...


Business

Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

Canada Marijuana Legalization-Things to Know

Mail-order weed? You betcha! With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in nine U.S. states that have legalized adult recreational use of the drug. Age limits, government involvement in distribution and sales, and...


National Business

Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Much of the rye whiskey aging in hundreds of barrels at Catoctin Creek Distillery in Virginia could end up being consumed in Europe, a market the 9-year-old distilling company has cultivated at considerable cost. But an escalating trade dispute has the distillery’s co-founder...


Business

AP Top Business News at 7:29 a.m. EDT

EU says tax on Harleys aimed to ‘make noise’ in trade debate Tariffs stir unrest among American whiskey producers Global stocks mixed, investors cautious of US-China tension Science Says: What makes something truly addictive Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US China says US...


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Treasury chief to outline UK plan to remain a finance hub

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation’s financial services industry can thrive after the U.K. leaves the European Union when he delivers a speech to top business executives Thursday night. Philip Hammond says in excerpts released ahead of his...


World

EU says tax on Harleys aimed to 'make noise' in trade debate

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Thursday that the grouping has targeted some iconic American imports like Harley-Davidson motorcycles and bourbon for tariffs in hopes that it will “make noise” and put pressure on U.S. leaders amid a trade...


Business

Malaysia to go ahead with skyscraper despite stolen funds

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said Thursday it will not cancel a skyscraper project billed as the tallest in Southeast Asia, even though 3 billion ringgit ($747 million) from the venture has been misappropriated by the 1MDB state fund linked to former premier Najib Razak. Finance Minister...


Business

Global stocks mixed, investors cautious of US-China tension

Japan Financial Markets

TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Thursday amid concern over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Uncertainty remains, but the original tariff threats made earlier in the week were not followed through. KEEPING SCORE: Frances CAC 40 was almost unchanged at percent at 5,372.70...


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