News

Plane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale, no injuries reported

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Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash on Interstate 15 near Riverdale Road Saturday...

Government

Family grateful for Utah man's 'miracle' Venezuela release

Venezuela Jailed American

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after U.S. officials and his family pressed for his freedom from the South American country. “We are grateful to all who participated in this miracle,” Joshua Holt’s family said in a...


Government

The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit

Trump North Korea Analysis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The White House says a team is still heading to Singapore this weekend to work on logistics for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. White House...


Police & Fire

Plane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale, no injuries reported

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Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash on Interstate 15 near Riverdale Road Saturday morning.


Government

Restless days and sleepless nights: Spelling bee takes toll

Spelling Bee

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s little downtime for the dozen or so spellers who make it to the primetime finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Once they get through the morning finals, which can last 4 hours or more, the remaining spellers are swarmed by relatives, reporters — and Scripps...


Business

Bus service cut, flights canceled during strike in Brazil

Brazil Truckers Protest

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Bus and metro services in several Brazilian cities have been reduced and several flights have been cancelled as a truckers’ strike enters its sixth day. Brazil’s public security ministry issued a statement Saturday saying that about 20 percent of more than 500 areas where...


Government

Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'

South Korea Koreas Tensions-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says “everybody plays games” as he’s suggesting the summit with North Korea that he suddenly called off might get back on track, rekindling hopes of progress toward halting the North’s nuclear weapons development Trump welcomed the North’s conciliatory...


State

The Latest: Holt's family calls Venezuela release a miracle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local): 10 a.m. The family of a Utah man jailed in a Venezuelan jail for two years calls his release a miracle. A statement that relatives provided Saturday confirms that Joshua Holt...


Business

Women CEOs still a rarity, but pay tops that of men

CEO Pay Women

Female CEOs remain scarce at the biggest publicly traded companies but those who hold the top job receive pay competitive with male peers. Women make up only 5 percent of the CEO ranks at S&P 500 companies. Yet median compensation for a female CEO was valued at $13.5 million for the 2017 fiscal...


Business

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

CEO Pay

NEW YORK (AP) — Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers. The pay increase matches the bump that...


Business

The highest-paid CEOs by state

CEO Pay Top Paid By State

Here are the top-paid CEOs by state for 2017, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30....


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