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Wall Street's watchdog fails to follow its own counsel on disclosing cyberattacks

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. In a 2014 speech, the then-chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, offered a stern reminder to corporate America: If hit by hackers, they had to tell the public about it. Now, the agency, the country’s top Wall Street regulator, has...


State

Police arrest 2 men accused of raping unconscious girl, 14

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested two Salt Lake City men that officers believe raped an unconscious 14-year-old girl in the backseat of a car while a third man recorded it on a cellphone. West Jordan Police Sgt. Joe Monson says the teen met one of the men through Snapchat and met up...


State

Utah bail-reform move going ahead despite lawmaker concerns

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new plan that would address concerns about people being held in jail because they can’t afford bail is moving ahead in Utah despite some lawmakers’ concerns that it could let dangerous people back on the streets, state courts officials said Thursday. Supporters argue the...


Business

KB Home CEO faces bonus reduction, censure after profanity-laced tirade against Kathy

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. KB Home’s board of directors pledged Thursday to cut chief executive Jeffrey Mezger’s bonus - and warned that he could be fired for another misstep - after his profanity-laced tirade against comedian Kathy Griffin. Mezger, who leads one of the country’s largest home...


Business

Financial Markets Glance

Dow Jones Industrials High: 22,419.51 Low: 22,356.55 Close: 22,359.23 Change: —53.36 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2500.60 —7.64 NYSE Index: 12,133.63 —13.87 Nasdaq Composite Index: 6422.69 —33.35 NYSE Amer Composite: 2607.55 —0.008 Russell 2000 Index: 1444.18 —1.24 Wilshire 5000...


Business

US stocks slide, first decline for the market this week

Financial Markets Wall Street

A slide in technology companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, pulling the market lower for the first time this week and erasing modest gains from a day earlier. Supermarket operators, beverage companies and other consumer-focused stocks also declined. Industrial companies and banks led the...


National

New potential burden for Houston homeowners: higher taxes

Harvey Tax Increase

HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston recovers from Harvey’s devastating flooding, many homeowners could be asked to shoulder an added financial burden: higher taxes on the same houses they are struggling to rebuild. Mayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a one-time increase in the city’s property tax rate to...


Police & Fire

19-year-old arrested for allegedly shooting man after argument in Layton

Julian Jay Roldan

Julian Jay Roldan was arrested on multiple charges stemming from an alleged Wednesday shooting in Layton. 


Local

Former Weber County clerk/auditor remembered for 'tireless public service'

Greg Haws remembered for passionate work

Greg Haws, a former Weber County clerk-auditor-treasurer, was remembered for making many positive impacts on the community through his service.


Business

Snap spectacles hardware lab cuts some jobs, changes leadership

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Snap’s lab for making hardware, including its Spectacles video-camera glasses, cut some jobs Thursday morning after changing leadership earlier this month, according to people familiar with the matter. Snap confirmed that Steve Horowitz, who was in charge of the lab, was moved...


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