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Police: Bomb threat suspect was only person scheduled for hearings all 3 times

Updated Ogden courthouse bomb threat suspects mugs

Three bomb threats. Three Thursdays. Yup, it wasn’t too hard to figure out who did it. 


Government

The Latest: Sen. Rand Paul now ready to support Pompeo

Pompeo Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the nomination of Mike Pompeo as secretary of state (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Sen. Rand Paul says he now supports Mike Pompeo as secretary of state. The Kentucky Republican announced his position after talking with President Donald Trump moments before the Senate...


Business

Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 24,536.89 Low: 24,328.54 Close: 24,448.69 Change: —14.25 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2670.29 +0.15 NYSE Index: 12,610.77 +3.62 Nasdaq Composite Index: 7128.60 —17.53 NYSE Amer Composite: 2588.14 +5.72 Russell 2000 Index: 1562.12 —2.00 Wilshire 5000 TotalMkt:...


Business

Netflix selling $1.9 billion in junk debt to fund more shows

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Netflix is tapping the junk-bond market again to help finance its next wave of shows. The world’s largest online television network is selling $1.9 billion of senior bonds in its largest-ever dollar-denominated offering. That’s up from a planned $1.5 billion, according to a...


Business

Alphabet sales growth tops forecasts; spending surges

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Google’s digital advertising business generated robust growth in the first quarter while spending surged. Parent Alphabet Inc. reported first-quarter sales of $24.9 billion, excluding payments to partners that distribute Google services and ads. Analysts expected $24.3 billion,...


State

After brief relief, forecasts indicate drought will continue

Southern Plains Drought Wildfires

Dry weather will prolong the wildfire threat through summer in the southwestern United States, even though weekend showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the area, forecasters said Monday. The drought is rooted in a dry spell that began in October and is considered “extreme”...


Business

Stocks end mixed as tech slumps; dollar rallies

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. U.S. stocks ended mixed, with a slump in shares of technology companies weighing on major indexes. The dollar rallied to its highest level in more than three months as the prospect of yields on benchmark U.S. Treasuries reaching 3 percent reignites demand. The fluctuations in...


Local

Ogden newspaper to be sold to a family newspaper company

Standard Examiner entrance

Ogden Newspapers will acquire the Standard-Examiner and standard.net website as well as the newspaper’s office complex, state-of-the-art printing plant and related real estate at Business Depot Ogden from the Sandusky Newspaper Group, which has owned the Standard Examiner since 1993.


Government

US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday North Korea won’t get sanctions relief until it takes “concrete action” toward denuclearization, the goal of President Donald Trump’s planned summit with Kim Jong Un. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ comments appeared to leave open the...


Business

Amazon is reportedly building a home robot. An expert explains how close we are to 'The

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Robots are already being used to build cars, perform surgeries and look after the elderly, but domestic robots may be coming to a home near you faster than you imagined. That’s because Amazon has set in motion a “top-secret” plan to build a robot for the home,...


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