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Ogden Raptors: Grandson of former Dodgers draft pick takes next step in Ogden

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Jacob Amaya grew up a Dodgers fan, due to location and his grandfather, Frank Amaya. He’s one...

Government

Not just heat: Climate change signs can be seen all around

30 Years Of Warming Examples

WASHINGTON (AP) — You don’t just feel the heat of global warming, you can see it in action all around. Some examples of where climate change’s effects have been measured: —Glaciers across the globe are melting and retreating, with 279 billion tons of ice lost since 2002, according to NASA’s GRACE...


Business

Kasuo Kashio, co-founder of Casio of G-Shock fame, dies

TOKYO (AP) — Kazuo Kashio, one of four brothers who founded Casio Computer Co., the Japanese company behind G-Shock watches, has died, the company said Tuesday. He was 89. Kashio, who was chairman and served previously as president, died Monday of aspiration pneumonia, which is set off by breathing...


Business

US could back 1st pot-derived medicine, and some are worried

Marijuana Medicine

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A British pharmaceutical company is getting closer to a decision on whether the U.S government will approve the first prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant, but parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children...


World

Asian stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

South Korea Financial Markets

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 3.7 percent to 2,914.05 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 2.7...


Business

AP Top Business News at 2:34 a.m. EDT

IBM pits computer against human debaters In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China The Latest: China calls new Trump tariff threat ‘blackmail‘ Veteran journalist named top editor of Los Angeles Times China blasts new US tariff threat as ‘blackmail‘ Experts say auto tariffs would...


Business

IBM pits computer against human debaters

IBM Robot Debater

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — IBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it’s been working on for more than five years. The company unveiled its Project Debater in San Francisco on Monday, asking it to make a case for government-...


Business

China blasts new US tariff threat as 'blackmail'

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Tuesday denounced President Donald Trump’s threat of new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods as blackmail and warned it would respond with “strong countermeasures.” Trump ordered the U.S. Trade Representative on Monday to prepare new tariffs on Chinese...


Business

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports on Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10 percent rate, would be the latest round of...


Business

California lawmakers debate creating regional electric grid

Western Electric Grid

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A contentious proposal to link oversight of California’s electric grid with other western states faces a crucial test Tuesday in a state Senate committee. Supporters say regionalizing the grid would make it easier and cheaper to deploy renewable energy across the western...


Government

Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy

Congress Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calls are mounting on Capitol Hill for the Trump administration to end the separation of families at the southern border ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss legislation. Trump’s meeting late Tuesday afternoon with House Republicans comes at a time when...


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