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Yahoo fined $35 million for failing to disclose cyber breach

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday announced a $35 million fine against the company formerly known as Yahoo for failing to tell investors about a massive cyber breach for two years, the first time the regulator has punished such conduct. The Web giant...


Government

In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been “very open” and “very honorable,” a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as “Little Rocket Man.” The...


Business

Agriculture secretary says he's telling Trump to consider rejoining TPP

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told senators Tuesday that he’s encouraging President Donald Trump to consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 11-nation trade deal the president pulled out of days after taking office. Perdue’s comment is...


Business

Austerity lingers as states remain debt averse despite low rates

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. States still have plenty of room to run up their debts. Or at least most of them do. States’ tax-supported debt rose just 1.2 percent to $522 billion in 2017, the fifth straight year of growth below 2 percent, according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service. The reticence to...


Business

TPP pullout spurred Harley's plans for Thailand plant

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Harley-Davidson’s chief executive officer said he made the decision to build a plant in Thailand when it was clear the U.S. would abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the free-trade agreement President Donald Trump withdrew from last year. The motorcycle maker’s decision was...


Business

Bezos faces Berlin protest on tax policy, worker treatment

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Amazon.com Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos faced protests against the company’s tax policy and its treatment of workers when he arrived in Berlin to collect an award Tuesday. Andrea Nahles, the newly elected leader of Germany’s Social Democratic Party, the junior...


Business

Trump says NAFTA talks doing nicely as Canada lauds progress

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. President Donald Trump said talks on a revised NAFTA are “doing very nicely” as ministers from the U.S., Mexico and Canada meet in Washington to try to push for an agreement by early May. “NAFTA as you know is moving along,” Trump said in a meeting with French President...


Business

Google aims at privacy law after Facebook lobbying failed

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Alphabet Inc. is pushing efforts to roll back the most comprehensive biometric privacy law in the U.S., even as the company and its peers face heightened scrutiny after the unauthorized sharing of data at Facebook Inc. While Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg were publicly...


Police & Fire

Layton man accused of driving drunk, hitting Davis County home while baby slept

Davis Drunk Driving crash

Police in North Salt Lake City saw the truck going north on Redwood Road and traveling at speeds over 100 mph, according to Detective Ty Berger, spokesman for the Davis County Sheriff’s Office.


Government

Trump warns: Iran will pay if it restarts nuclear program

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Weighing U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord, President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that if the Iranians “restart their nuclear program, they will have bigger problems than they’ve ever had before.” Trump issued his warning alongside French President Emmanuel Macron...


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