New tariffs could hurt Utah agriculture, food industries

SALT LAKE CITY — The Trump administration’s clampdown on Mexican steel imports could hurt the agriculture and food industry in Utah. Mexico raised tariffs on U.S. agriculture and steel products Friday in response to President Donald Trump imposing new tariffs on Mexico, Canada and European Union aluminum and steel imports. Mexico targeted pork bellies, blueberries,

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US senator meets with Venezuelan president, jailed Utah man

US senator meets with Venezuelan president, jailed Utah man

An influential U.S. senator pressed for fair elections and the release of a jailed American during his private meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the senator said Saturday before departing the turbulent country. Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat from Illinois, told The Associated Press that he urged Maduro to uphold democratic rights ahead of Venezuela’s

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Salt Lake City airport remodel approaches $3.6 billion

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Officials say the cost of the new Salt Lake City airport is approaching about $3.6 billion with its opening scheduled for 2020. Department of Airports Executive Director Bill Wyatt told the Deseret News that the redesigned Salt Lake City International Airport will be “vastly more efficient” and will have the

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