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Empty stores, shuttered gas posts in Brazil truckers' strike

Brazil Truckers Protest-1

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A truckers’ strike in Brazil left a patchwork of empty gas stations and barren supermarket shelves Saturday as drivers appeared unmoved by the government’s threats to use force or fine people who didn’t comply. Police forces conducted operations to clear blocked roads and...


Police & Fire

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

Plane emergency landing 2

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


State

The Latest: Senator claims small role in American's release

Venezuela US Senator's Visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local): 3:25 p.m. U.S. Sen. Bob Corker says he played a small role in bringing home a Utah man jailed in Venezuela for nearly two years. Corker on Saturday boarded a jet outside of...


Business

Oil prices fall as Saudi Arabia signals end to efforts to limit production

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, signaled on Friday that its 18-month-old quest to drive up crude prices and drain global inventories might be coming to an end. And according to the top official in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries,...


Business

Thousands across France protest Macron's 'brutal' policies

France Protests

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of protesters marched under tight security in eastern Paris on Saturday after French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups called for “floods of people” to oppose the pro-business policies of President Emmanuel Macron. Marches and rallies were also...


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...


Business

Pint-sized Rhode Island taps into regional craft beer boom

Rhode Island Breweries

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vermont produces more craft beer per capita than any other state. Maine ranks third for breweries per capita nationwide. Boston has beer gardens across from City Hall and under an expressway. But as the high renaissance of craft beer in New England has thrived, Rhode Island...


Business

Amid anti-immigrant sentiment, some Spanish speakers wary

Bilingual in America

PHOENIX (AP) — Until recently, Lilly Mucarsel has spoken Spanish just about everywhere since arriving in the United States from Ecuador three decades ago: at the library, the movies, the grocery store. She raised three daughters who also speak Spanish and are passing on the tradition to her...


State

Venezuela government says Joshua Holt, wife are on flight to US after being freed in

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela government says Joshua Holt, wife are on flight to US after being freed in goodwill gesture.


Government

US still preparing for Trump-Kim summit should it take place

South Korea Koreas Tensions-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House team is heading to Singapore this weekend as previously planned to prepare for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader, a further sign that the meeting Trump called off might get back on track. Trump on Friday welcomed the North’s...


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