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Ogden Marathon 2018: South Weber’s Cook wins again; Ogden’s Blackham wins the half

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For the second year in a row, a course record was set for the Ogden Marathon, only this time it was...

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France's Total boosts Cypriot gas plan as it eyes Iran exit

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — French energy company Total says it is looking to expand its search for natural gas off Cyprus’ south coast and seeks to secure another exploratory drilling license, days after warning it could exit Iran over renewed U.S. sanctions there. Stephane Michel, Total’s Middle East...


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Fifth Third spends $4.7 billion for Chicago's MB Financial

NEW YORK (AP) — Fifth Third Bancorp is buying Chicago’s MB Financial for about $4.7 billion, mostly in stock. MB Financial Inc., the parent company of MB Financial Bank, has approximately $20 billion in assets. Greg Carmichael, the chairman and CEO of Fifth Third Bancorp, said Monday in prepared...


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General Electric cuts $11B deal with Wabtec

GE Wabtec

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric’s train engine division will tie up with railroad equipment maker Wabtec in deal worth about $11 billion as GE CEO John Flannery continues to break off parts of the conglomerate. Wabtec CEO Raymond Betler will lead the combined company and its chairman, Albert...


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Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

South Korea Financial Markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rose on Monday as the United States and China put a trade war on hold, clearing some uncertainty for investors. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 0.6 percent at 7,823 and France’s CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 5,642. The German market was closed...


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Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce China says it can’t guarantee no more trade tension with US Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold General Electric cuts $11B deal with Wabtec Fifth Third spends $4.7 billion for Chicago’s MB Financial Russian billionaire...


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China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

China US Trade

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government said Monday it cannot guarantee that renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a spiraling dispute that prompted worries of a chilling of global commerce. Mnuchin said Sunday the...


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Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce

US China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America’s massive trade deficit with Beijing. “We are putting the trade war on hold,” Treasury Secretary Steven...


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Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

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MOSCOW (AP) — Many wondered why Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich wasn’t in the stands to see his Chelsea soccer club win England’s FA Cup this weekend, and an associate confirmed Monday that his British visa hasn’t been renewed. An associate of Abramovich, who spoke only on condition that he...


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General Electric's train engine division will tie up with railroad equipment maker Wabtec

NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric’s train engine division will tie up with railroad equipment maker Wabtec in deal worth $11 billion.


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NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

US Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — One of NASA’s prime shippers, Orbital ATK, launched a fresh load of supplies to the International Space Station from Virginia on Monday. The Antares rocket blasted off from Wallops Island before dawn, treating early risers along the East Coast to a cosmic light show, at...


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