Utah band teacher arrested for alleged sexual activity with teen

Adobe Stock MILLCREEK — A junior high school teacher from the Granite School District has been arrested and accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenager. Jeffery Luke Zawalski, 36, of West Jordan, was arrested Friday night by Salt Lake police for investigation of 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, five counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor and enticing a minor. Zawalski, the band and music teacher at Evergreen Junior High in Millcreek, arranged to meet a 15-year-old “via email on five separate occasions to meet for unlawful sexual activity,” according to a police affidavit. The teacher also asked and received at least 10 nude… Read More

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Secretary of State Pompeo said he approves of Giuliani’s push for Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that he supports Rudy Guiliani’s push for the Ukrainian government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden. Pompeo was pressed on CBS’ “Face the Nation” on if it was “appropriate” for Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, to be pushing for the investigation into one of Trump’s political rivals. Pompeo said the American people “deserve to know” if there was election interference by the vice president, echoing claims by Trump and Giuliani that Biden was acting in self-interest when he pushed for a top Ukrainian prosecutor to be removed from office. Since the bombshell report that revealed Biden successfully got a Ukrainian prosecutor… Read More

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5 reasons to look for the words ‘fee-only’ when you’re shopping for a financial adviser

One benefit of working with fee-only financial advisers is the fact that their thoughts or advice will never be influenced by how much commission they earn. Fee-only advisers work for a flat fee or flat percentage, so they don’t make money when you buy into specific investments. If you like to manage your own investments, it can still make sense to reach out to a fee-only financial planner for a math check. It’s possible they’ll see something you don’t and provide more insights that can help you reach your goals. Before you work with a financial adviser, you should find out if they’re a fiduciary. This means they’re legally obligated… Read More

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A Week In New York, NY On A $82,000 Salary

Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today a Consultant working in Finance who makes $82,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on a bucket of beers. Occupation: ConsultantIndustry: Finance Age: 23Location: New York, NYSalary: $82,000Paycheck Amount (Biweekly): I recently got a raise and signed up for the 401(k) so it’s changing, but it’s $3,153 pre-tax.Gender: Woman Monthly ExpensesRent: $1,700 (I live with two roommates. I have the nicest room and pay the most.)Loans: $100… Read More

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Elizabeth Warren Is Now The Frontrunner In A Key State — Here’s What It Means For 2020

SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS, UNITED STATES – 2019/09/14: Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren speaks at the Massachusetts Democratic Party Convention in Springfield. (Photo by Preston Ehrler/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Sen. Elizabeth Warren is Iowa Democrats’ top pick for president. That’s according to a poll released this weekend by The Des Moines Register and CNN. Warren leads in the Register’s poll for the first time, besting former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders. Warren polled at 22% among likely Democratic caucusgoers in the state. That’s a two-point lead over, and statistical tie with, Biden, who is widely considered the frontrunner in the race. Her polling is significantly higher than Sanders’ 11%.… Read More

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Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Sept. 15, 2019

Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Sept. 15, 2019. Sign up to receive these updates every Sunday in your inbox by subscribing to our GeekWire Weekly email newsletter. Most popular stories on GeekWire Heavily funded real estate startup Compass moves in on Amazon with big new Seattle tech center From the outside, it would make total sense for New York-based real estate brokerage and tech company Compass to put its new West Coast engineering hub in Seattle, vs. … Read More IBM sues Zillow, accuses the real estate giant of… Read More

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From a glass fortress in Bangkok to a tree house in Arkansas, here are 53 of the most beautiful buildings in the world

Architecture website Dezeen hosts the Dezeen Awards annually to identify the world’s most impressive architecture. Dezeen announced the shortlists for the 2019 awards in September, including the 10 architecture categories. The architecture nominees range from an underwater restaurant in Norway to a temple built for the Burning Man festival in Nevada. These are 53 of the most beautiful buildings in the world. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. An underwater restaurant in Norway, a golf club that looks like a sand dune in Jordan, a tree house in Arkansas: These are just three of the stunning buildings that have made the shortlist for the 2019 Dezeen Awards. Dezeen, an architecture… Read More

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