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Poland chases economic miracle with vision of `champions'

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Seeking a drastic change in Poland’s growth model, its new prime minister wants to reshape the European Union’s biggest eastern economy in the mold of South Korea or Japan, where governments and “national champions” drive expansion and rely less on foreign investment. “I’d...


Government

Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

Trump Foreign Payments Lawsuit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Friday expanded their lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of accepting gifts from foreign and state governments, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman. Legal experts say the...


Business

Latest Mueller indictment spells trouble for bankers, too

Trump Russia Probe Bankers

NEW YORK (AP) — Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that loaned him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years. The most serious exposure may be for a...


State

Bundy: Judge did US government a favor by throwing out case

Ranching Standoff Bundy Speech

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — Southern Nevada rancher and state’s rights activist Cliven Bundy said Friday a judge in Las Vegas did the U.S. government a favor last month when she threw out his criminal case stemming from an armed standoff with federal agents at his Bunkerville ranch in April 2014. Bundy, 71,...


Government

Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Gates’ guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel’s probe of President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia’s interference. The plea by Gates, a former senior adviser to...


State

McCollum scores 26, Blazers end Utah's 11-game win streak

APTOPIX Trail Blazers Jazz Basketball

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard believe the crucial stretch of the long NBA season starts now and the Portland Trail Blazers have laser-like focus. “We understand what’s at stake now,” McCollum said. “One game — a loss or a win — could sway the Western Conference playoff race.”...


State

The Latest: Bundy: judge who dismissed his case did US favor

Ranching Standoff Bundy Speech

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s speech to the state convention of the Independent American Party of Nevada (all times local, PST): 8:50 p.m. Southern Nevada rancher and state’s rights activist Cliven Bundy says a U.S. judge in Las Vegas did the federal...


State

The Latest: Plane crashed shortly after takeoff, killing 4

DOVE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal plane crash in southeast Utah (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Investigators say a plane that crashed in southeast Utah, killing all four people on board, went down half an hour after it took off from a western Colorado airport. Jen Knellinger, a...


State

Trail Blazers-Jazz, Box

PORTLAND (100) Harkless 2-4 2-2 6, Aminu 5-6 0-0 12, Nurkic 7-15 1-2 15, Lillard 7-18 8-8 24, McCollum 11-21 0-0 26, Davis 3-5 0-0 6, Collins 2-3 0-0 4, Napier 2-10 0-0 5, Turner 0-4 2-2 2, Connaughton 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 39-87 13-14 100. UTAH (81) Ingles 4-8 2-2 12, Favors 2-6 0-0 4, Gobert 6-9 3-4...


Business

Activists call for tech companies to drop NRA's digital TV channel

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Activists are calling for Apple, Amazon, Google and other streaming companies to drop the National Rifle Association’s digital TV channel in the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida school last week, putting the companies in the delicate position of policing content....


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