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Housing project with hundreds of apartments, townhomes could come to N. Ogden

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A plan to build the highest-density housing project North Ogden has ever seen along Washington...

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AP FACT CHECK: How's Trump's border wall coming along?

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s less than meets the eye to President Donald Trump’s recent claims about his promised border wall. That’s what an AP Fact Check found when examining his comments at an Alabama rally Friday night. For example, he said prototypes of the wall have been built. Actually,...


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AP FACT CHECK: How's Trump's border wall coming along?

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s less than meets the eye to President Donald Trump’s recent claims about his promised border wall. That’s what an AP Fact Check found when examining his comments at an Alabama rally Friday night. For example, he said prototypes of the wall have been built. Actually,...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: How's Trump's border wall coming along?

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s less than meets the eye to President Donald Trump’s recent claims about his promised border wall. That’s what an AP Fact Check found when examining his comments at an Alabama rally Friday night. For example, he said prototypes of the wall have been built. Actually,...


Government

AP FACT CHECK: How's Trump's border wall coming along?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s latest account of the progress being made on his promised Mexico border wall pretty much defies comprehension. Parts of it were right, parts were wrong. He contradicted himself, and the overall sense he conveyed of construction steaming along was...


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As senators defect, GOP concedes health bill's fate bleak

Congress Health Overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins’ decision to oppose the GOP push to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul leaves the effort all but dead, with even party leaders conceding that their prospects are dismal. “It’s going to be a heavy lift,” South Dakota Sen. John Thune,...


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GOP, White House prepare to roll out tax cuts

Trump Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready to roll out the policy proposal at midweek. The grand plan to rewrite the...


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Feds rush aid to Puerto Rico, while Trump tweets about debt

Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria

The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico while the Trump administration sought to blunt criticism that its response to Hurricane Maria has fallen short of it efforts in Texas and Florida after the recent hurricanes there


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The Latest: Senate Republicans offer new health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican push on health care (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Senate Republicans are adding billions of dollars to their teetering health care bill, hoping to win support from GOP senators who may be opposing the legislation. According to documents obtained by The...


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The Latest: Trump administration announces new travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s travel ban (all times local): 7 p.m. Travelers from eight countries will face restrictions on entry to the U.S, ranging from a total ban to more targeted restrictions, under a new proclamation signed by President Donald Trump Sunday. The new...


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Contractors accuse Iraq of shake downs to force tax payments

US Iraq Contractors

WASHINGTON (AP) — American military contractors operating in Iraq are accusing Baghdad of employing strong-arm tactics to make them pay exorbitant income taxes, a practice they’ve warned the Trump administration is hampering the fight against Islamic State extremists. To force payment of the taxes,...


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