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Ex-Las Vegas headliner loses bid to undo federal porn plea

Illusionist Vegas Porn Charges

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Las Vegas Strip headliner from Germany lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in a federal child pornography case involving thousands of videos and images. Jan Rouven Fuechtener, 39, is expected to face at least 24 years in federal prison on felony charges of possession,...


Business

Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs, sparks backlash

Delta Pit Bull Ban

ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it’s no longer allowing passengers to fly with “pit bull type” dogs as service or support animals, a policy that’s being met with criticism by groups that train service dogs and the people who use them. The Atlanta-based airline describes its ban as an...


Business

Greek leader dons tie in sartorial relief over bailout end

Greece Bailout Fashion

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has donned a tie, for the first time in more than three years in office, to celebrate the debt relief deal agreed by the country’s creditors. Tsipras sported the burgundy tie with a white shirt and blue suit during a speech Friday to...


Auto

Trump has long threatened to hike tariffs on European cars. German auto workers now fear

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. STUTTGART, Germany - For as long as Donald Trump has been president, he has been threatening to slap tariffs on foreign car makers to stop flashy German vehicles from “flooding” American streets. On Friday, he repeated the threat and attached a specific number,...


Auto

Trump has long threatened to hike tariffs on European cars. German auto workers now fear

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. STUTTGART, Germany - For as long as Donald Trump has been president, he has been threatening to slap tariffs on foreign car makers to stop flashy German vehicles from “flooding” American streets. On Friday, he repeated the threat and attached a specific number,...


Business

Greece's Aegean in $5.8 billion deal for new Airbus planes

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s dominant Aegean Airlines says it has signed a 5 billion-euro ($5.8 billion) deal with Airbus to buy up to 42 new A320 neo passenger aircraft. Aegean chairman Eftychios Vassilakis said the company will be buying 30-42 planes in an investment necessary to expand...


Lifestyle

Arizona-to-Hawaii flight returns to airport with gauge issue

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say an American Airlines flight from Arizona to Hawaii had to return to the Phoenix airport because of a problem with an exhaust gas temperature gauge. They say Flight 692 circled Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport a few times Thursday to burn off fuel so an...


Recreation

DWR: Clean your boat often to keep invasive quagga mussels out of Utah

Quagga mussels Northern Utah DWR

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently stopped three boats infested with quagga mussels in Northern Utah. If they hadn’t, the results could have been devastating, officials say.


Recreation

ATV Adventures: Scenic views and drama on the Bridger Jack Mesa Trail

Bridger Jack Mesa 1 ATV Adventures 6-21-18

When I drive Utah’s highways, I am always looking for dirt roads and trails. One of the aspects I enjoy about my riding experience is discovering where trails take me. I ventured out on the Bridger Jack Mesa Trail because of what I had heard about it.


Auto

Chevrolet goes after Jeep Grand Cherokee with new Blazer

General Motors New SUV

DETROIT (AP) — Because these days you can’t have too many SUVs, General Motors is bringing back the Chevrolet Blazer. Only this time it’s not a thirsty and boxy truck like its predecessor, one of the original SUVs that was sold from the 1982 through 2005 model years. SUVs based on car underpinnings,...


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