Apple opposes Trump's decision to rescind bathroom protections for transgender students

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday reaffirmed Chicago's commitment to protect the rights of transgender residents, following a decision by the Trump administration to rescind federal protections for transgender students. "I am obviously disappointed i... More..

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Bidding to start next month for border wall
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Bidding to start next month for border wall

The current friction follows increased cooperation between the two countries in recent years. Customs and Border Protection gave notice Friday that it will soon collect proposals to design and build "protot...More..

JCPenney closing up to 140 stores, cutting jobs
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

JCPenney closing up to 140 stores, cutting jobs

Utah County's local J.C. Penney store, located at Provo Towne Centre, is reportedly one of the highest performing locations. Thomas said the closings will allow the company to optimize retail operations and...More..

Several news organizations barred from White House press briefing
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Several news organizations barred from White House press briefing

Conservative outlets like Breitbart and One America News Network were admitted to the gaggle , along with more mainstream outlets like ABC and NBC . Bloomberg News only learned that some outlets ha...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Cruel to be kind on Medicaid expansion?

Half of voters are concerned the cost of their healthcare will rise with the repeal of ObamaCare, and 44 percent are concerned that quality of their healthcare will get worse if the law is repealed. The Afforda...More..

DNC Chair Debate Comes Down to Who Can Best Counter Trump
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

DNC Chair Debate Comes Down to Who Can Best Counter Trump

DNC members - including a few from Utah - will vote this weekend. Ellison , backed by Vermont Sen. The Wall Street Journal: Bernie Sanders Loyalists Are Taking Over the Democratic Party One County Office ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Barack Obama Spotted In New York City

Obama has always been popular in New York City, where he trounced Mitt Romney 81 percent to 18 percent in 2012 (Romney tied Mr. Obama in the district where President Trump and Trump Tower is located), accordi...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Democratic Sen. Gillibrand: Gorsuch Will Be Confirmed

Hatch is the senior senator for Utah and president pro tempore of the U.S. Senate. Last week, the Garfield County Board of Commissioners publicly endorsed President Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Republicans ...More..

New York Times, CNN blocked from attending White House briefing
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

New York Times, CNN blocked from attending White House briefing

CNN , The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times , Buzzfeed and Politico were all blocked from entering the meeting at the White House briefing room, according to posts by reporters from those outlets and...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Hillary Clinton releases video message to rally Democrats

Hillary Clinton has remained relatively quiet after conceding the presidential election in November 2016, but on February 24, she jumped back in with a video message promising to join Democrats and urging the...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Brewery teams up with Girl Scouts for pairing event

So it's basically what the girls want to do with their money. Do you know what is the language that all people understand? Girls age 13 and older can even design their site and business cards, offering more i...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Why Apple Won't Be Hurt by Denouncing Trump's Transgender Policy Rollback

Following a dispute between Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos , the Justice and Education departments issued the new guidance. Apple challenged the Trump administration's ...More..

JC Penney to close 130-140 stores in 2017
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

JC Penney to close 130-140 stores in 2017

Ellison, said in a released statement . Two distribution centers, in Florida and California, also will close or be sold, the company said Friday. But J.C. Penney, which brought in annual sales of $12.5 bil...More..

Muhammad Ali Jr. detained at airport, considering lawsuit
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Muhammad Ali Jr. detained at airport, considering lawsuit

Trump's efforts to ban Muslims from the United States", Mancini said, referring to President Trump's executive order signed January 27 that instituted a ban for citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries....More..

JCPenney To Close 130 to 140 Stores Over Next Few Months
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

JCPenney To Close 130 to 140 Stores Over Next Few Months

The retailer is also planning to shut down two distribution centers. Ellison said the company's plan to shutter doors coincides with its early retirement program, which will open up 6,000 jobs that displaced ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

JCP closing 130 to 140 stores

With more than 1,000 stores, J.C. Penney operates 22 in Arizona, including nine in metro Phoenix, according to the company's website. J.C. Penney, which has 1,020 stores nationwide, said the stores identifi...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Homeland Security report disputes danger of Trump's travel ban targets

The administration has been working on a new version that could withstand legal challenges. The report goes on to note that the countries singled out by Trump aren't where most people associated with USA te...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

SodaStream recalls bottles over explosion risk

SodaStream is recalling some 51,000 blue-tinted one-liter carbonating bottles, CBS New York reports . SodaStream, the company that popularized making your own soda at home, just issued a recall on roughly ...More..

US Customs and Border Protection to open bids for border wall
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

US Customs and Border Protection to open bids for border wall

But we will not lower standards, and we will not lower training. "I think we're all going to be sitting there wondering what might be said", Neal said. NAYLOR: Moran says the test is grueling, taking up to ei...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

President Trump Signs Executive Order In Effort To Slash Regulations

The order, signed by President Trump in the Oval Office with chief executives of major US corporations standing behind him, directs all federal agencies to seek out and eliminate regulations deemed unnecessary ...More..

Schools Stand By Transgender Policies After Trump Reverses Obama Rule
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Schools Stand By Transgender Policies After Trump Reverses Obama Rule

A report says that the Trump administration will pull back the Obama-era guidelines on transgender students. There was reported dissent with in administration, with new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos ...More..

Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case: Judge Will Allow Another Accuser to Testify
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Bill Cosby Sex Assault Case: Judge Will Allow Another Accuser to Testify

It will air on BBC Two as Cosby prepares to face trial in his home state of Pennsylvania on June 5, charged with sexual assault on Andrea Constand. A new BBC film will tell the extraordinary story of USA ente...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Custom Agents Search SFO Plane For Wanted Immigration Fugitive

Garrett said that shortly after the plane landed, a member of the flight crew told passengers they would have to show their "documents" to CBP officers in order to be allowed to leave the aircraft. And if t...More..

Seattle pot shop 'not losing sleep' over White House warning
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Seattle pot shop 'not losing sleep' over White House warning

All of these things show us that President Trump's administration may take a tougher approach than the Obama administration did in states that have legalized the use of recreational cannabis. Marijuana is sti...More..

Obamacare repeal and replace won't happen: Boehner
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Obamacare repeal and replace won't happen: Boehner

Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway today disparaged people storming Republican town hall meetings as sore losers upset "that this president, a man of action and impact is actually keeping his promises at...More..

White House Says There
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

White House Says There "Should Be Greater Enforcement" Of Recreational Pot Laws

The remarks came during the White House press briefing Thursday as Spicer answered a question on federal marijuana laws. " There's a big difference between [medical] and recreational marijuana", Spicer ...More..

PRINCETON: Town officials weigh impact of tougher immigration enforcement
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

PRINCETON: Town officials weigh impact of tougher immigration enforcement

Police Chief Nicholas K. Sutter could not be reached for comment. Since immigration law isn't criminal law, a person can be ordered to be removed from the country if he or she doesn't show up to immigration c...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Mild weather, heavy rain may result in flooding

Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent, with new precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Low in the lower 30s. - Sunny Thursday...More..

A Few Warm Days Before We Cool Down
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

A Few Warm Days Before We Cool Down

Friday: Mostly sunny and warmer with highs in the lower 80s. Highs both days will likely top out near 60, but morning temperatures early Sunday will likely be at the freezing point. Sunday looks to be mostl...More..

Recreational Marijuana Use Could Be The Trump Administration's Next Target
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Recreational Marijuana Use Could Be The Trump Administration's Next Target

When asked during a briefing about states' rights, Spicer said , "I think that's a question for the Department of Justice - I do believe that you'll see greater enforcement of it [marijuana]", Business Ins...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation rejected White House request to publicly discredit reports about Russian ties

The direct contact between the White House and the FBI is unusual and possibly violated procedures limiting White House contact with the FBI on pending investigations. Four officials interviewed by The New...More..

2 officers, 1 suspect wounded in DC shooting
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

2 officers, 1 suspect wounded in DC shooting

Newsham said that under his leadership, the department would work to maintain a trusting relationship with the community and stand for "unbiased, fair and constitutional policing". Newsham has been serving as ...More..

Amber Alert issued for 6-year-old Bridgeport girl after double stabbing
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Amber Alert issued for 6-year-old Bridgeport girl after double stabbing

Police say the two may be traveling in a silver or grey Hyundai Elantra, although it isn't clear where the two were last seen, or what Aylin may be wearing. Friday. The Amber Alert was issued after a landlord...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Mike Pence Calls On Conservatives To Mobilize In CPAC Speech

Pence said that the "nightmare" of the Affordable Care Act was "about to end", and, although he was limited on details of a replacement - suggested that people would be able to buy insurance across state lines...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Pence says conservatives have a rare opportunity

In his 21-minute speech, Pence ticked through a broad array of issues on which the administration has acted or plans to act soon, including cutting taxes, rolling back regulations, ending illegal immigration,...More..