Trump’s campaign says impeachment vote ‘will backfire’ on Democrats

In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019, photo Lara Trump speaks during a Women For Trump campaign rally for President Donald Trump in King of Prussia, Pa. | Matt Rourke, Associated Press But Utah political observers say public fact-finding could cost president support SALT LAKE CITY — One of President Donald Trump’s top campaign advisors, his daughter-in-law Lara Trump, said his reelection bid will only be strengthened by Thursday’s divided House vote setting the stage for the impeachment inquiry against the president to go forward. But how will Trump be impacted in Utah? After all, the Republican-dominated state gave the president the lowest percentage of the vote of any state he… Read More

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Trump abandons plan to freeze fuel efficiency standards of cars

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The White House appears to be abandoning its plan to freeze the fuel efficiency standards of cars at 2020 levels, reversing a cornerstone policy of Trump’s campaign, reports The Wall Street Journal. The administration is now considering a 1.5 percent annual increase instead. The move could leave General Motors, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler in a lurch. The companies sided with the president in a legal battle over whether California could set its own fuel economy standards. From the outside, it seemed they capitulated to his demands, rather than the overwhelming evidence that vehicle emissions need to be cut in order to protect against climate change.… Read More

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Old home week: Four former Kyle Whittingham Utah Ute assistants will reunite this weekend — from opposite sidelines

Scott G Winterton, Deseret News It’s a busy week for the Whittingham coaching tree SALT LAKE CITY — It’ll be a busy Saturday for the Kyle Whittingham coaching tree. While the Utah coach and the ninth-ranked Utes are up in Seattle to take on Washington, four of his former assistants will be squaring off at the helm of other programs. Jay Hill and Weber State face Sacramento State and Troy Taylor in a Big Sky Conference clash in California. In Logan, Gary Andersen and Utah State meet up with Kalani Sitake and BYU. “I love all those guys and they did a great job for us while they were here,”… Read More

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11 delicious festival foods you can get on a stick

While food festivals and fairs are loved for their numerous food stalls and carts, it’s often tough to transport dishes around the festival. That’s where food on a stick comes in. The portability of meals on a stick allows attendees to float between attractions, eating all the while. You can get everything from Scotch eggs to deep-fried, bacon-wrapped olives filled with cheese on a stick. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Giant Eggroll on a stick from Que Viet Concessions is a must-try at the Minnesota State Fair. At the Minnesota State Fair, Que Viet Concessions whips up giant, deep-fried egg rolls on a stick — a favorite among… Read More

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WeWork’s toxic phone booths were created in-house by its ‘Powered by We’ business

WeWork plans to do more tests on phone booths after discovering thousands of them contained the potentially harmful chemical formaldehyde, according to an email seen by Business Insider. The toxic phone booths were designed internally by WeWork and built by a contract manufacturer in China, multiple sources told us. WeWork did not have detailed supply chain management systems in place to determine where the Chinese vendor sourced its materials, these people say. WeWork originally created the phone booth design with high-end audio booth maker Studiobricks. But Studiobricks did not make the toxic phone booths installed in the US, the CEO told us. Those problematic booths were an internal project under… Read More

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Alex Barcello provides ‘physical presence,’ experience, passing ability and quickness to BYU basketball program

BYU’s Alex Barcello at BYU’s basketball practice facility in Provo on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News Arizona transfer Alex Barcello is set to make BYU debut Friday in an exhibition game at the Marriott Center PROVO — After transferring to BYU from Arizona last August, guard Alex Barcello applied for a waiver from the NCAA to be eligible this season. As the weeks passed, almost every day, his teammates would ask him about his eligibility status. Invariably, Barcello would answer, “I don’t know yet but I’m going to keep working with you guys like I’m going to play this year. No matter what, it’s going to… Read More

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Huawei’s next tablet might look like an iPad Pro

Image: @evleaks Huawei is apparently working on a new tablet, and it looks pretty darn similar to an iPad Pro, according to leaked renders posted by 91Mobiles (via Android Central). The biggest difference seems to be its cameras — Huawei’s tablet appears to have a dual-lens back camera and a hole punch display housing a front-facing camera. It’s actually the second Chinese-made gadget we’ve covered today that cribs heavily from Apple — Xiaomi’s new smartwatch has a strong resemblance to an Apple Watch. Huawei’s new tablet might even adopt Apple’s “Pro” nomenclature — serial leaker Evan Blass said it will be called the Huawei MatePad Pro. Image: 91Mobiles The tablet… Read More

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Iora Health is looking to raise more than $100 million as it expands the reach of a new kind of medical clinic that charges a monthly fee

Iora Health, a startup that’s created a new kind of clinic that charges a monthly fee, is seeking to raise new funds as it expands its reach, according to two sources familiar with the round. The round, which has not closed yet, is expected to bring in more than $100 million, according to the sources. Iora works with “sponsors” — mainly employers or private health plans for the elderly (known as Medicare Advantage) — that cover a monthly fee for primary care. Iora also builds out care teams of nurses and other health professionals that can help the doctors within the practice. Visit BI Prime for more stories. Iora Health,… Read More

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