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Owner to close struggling Wisebird Bookery in Ogden

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Owner Tia Varni says owning a bookstore was hard, but she wouldn’t change a moment of the...

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Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Britain Lightning Storms

LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. London Stansted Airport said that a lightning strike disabled...


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Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

Detroit Train Station Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit’s long decline from America’s manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit’s passenger...


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'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

Film Review Solo: A Star Wars Story

NEW YORK (AP) — In the largest disturbance yet in Disney’s otherwise lucrative reign over “Star Wars,” the Han Solo spinoff “Solo: A Star Wars Story” opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters. Disney...


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Brazil president hopes measures will end crippling strike

Brazil Truckers Protest

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Michel Temer announced a handful of measures late Sunday aimed at getting truckers to end a crippling strike that has had a wide impact in Latin America’s largest nation. Temer, a lame duck president who is deeply unpopular, said the price of diesel fuel...


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The Latest: Italy: President nixed Cabinet pick over markets

Italy Politics

ROME (AP) — The Latest on the drawn-out process of forming Italy’s new government (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Italian President Sergio Mattarella said he refused to approve populist leaders’ choice of an economy minister who has expressed anti-euro views because the appointment would have “alarmed...


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'Solo' lacks 'Star Wars' mojo as film shows lackluster sales

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. The Force was weak with “Solo.” Walt Disney Co.‘s latest offering from the “Star Wars” film franchise opened to disappointing weekend sales in the U.S. and Canada, a rare slip for a movie studio that has dominated the box office for almost three years with serial-type...


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Oral injuries lead to recall of Spam, other Hormel product

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food. The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the canned chicken and pork in...


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Auction of private lunch with Warren Buffett starts Sunday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The bidding for a private lunch with investor Warren Buffett begins at the relative bargain of $25,000, but by the end of the week the price is likely to top $2 million again. The high price people are willing to pay for time with Buffett benefits the Glide Foundation, which...


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WeddingWire cashes in with $350 million investment

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WeddingWire, a Chevy Chase, Maryland-based company that automates the wedding planning process, has taken on a $350 million investment designed to help it scale internationally, the firm has announced. The investment, from British private equity fund Permira, is...


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