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Elon Musk's pay deal could theoretically be worth $55.8 billion - but he could also get

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla outlined a potentially massive - and massively unconventional - compensation plan for its unorthodox CEO on Tuesday, setting a series of ambitious growth targets that, if various conditions are met, could theoretically net Elon Musk as much as $55.8 billion over...


Business

Kimberly-Clark, maker of Kleenex and Huggies, says tax bill helps fund plan that includes

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. In the weeks since the GOP tax bill went into effect, numerous U.S. companies promised to pass their savings on to workers through bonuses and salary increases. But Kimberly-Clark, the Dallas-based maker of Kleenex, Huggies, Kotex and other consumer products, plans to...


Business

How to fix Uber's problems in 6 not-so-easy steps

(c) 2018, Bloomberg View. Thanks to Eric Newcomer and Brad Stone in Bloomberg BusinessWeek, we now know that Travis Kalanick’s departure as chief executive of Uber Technologies was “a lot weirder and darker than you thought.” Thanks to a recent story in the technology website The Information, we...


Business

Tech and consumer-focused companies rise; Netflix leaps

Financial Markets Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — Technology and consumer-focused companies led U.S. stocks to more records Tuesday. Netflix, at the center of both groups, soared after saying it gained more than 8 million subscribers at the end of 2017. Bond prices rose and yields fell after the Bank of Japan said it isn’t cutting...


Business

Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power company

Puerto Rico Corruption

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the largest public utilities in the U.S. might soon be up for sale, but many wonder who would want to buy a power company that is worth roughly half of the $9 billion debt it holds and has an infrastructure nearly three times older than the industry average....


Politics

As Gibson police probe continues, Utah DNR head remains supportive

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The DNR Executive Director said a $20-million flood-mitigation effort abutting property co-owned by Weber County Commissioner Kerry Gibson is rumored to be involved in a police investigation. He said he doesn’t believe any wrongdoing happened. 


State

Morrison makes history as 1st female cinematography nominee

Oscar Nominations Cinematography

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Mudbound” cinematographer Rachel Morrison can tell you that making history isn’t always glamorous. The 39-year-old was waiting in line at the airport and cradling a sleeping three-year-old when she became the first woman ever nominated for the cinematography Academy Award in the...


Business

Snapchat to let users share stories outside its mobile app

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Snap Inc. is opening up its application’s walled garden in a bid to spur growth. Some of the content on Snapchat will be shareable via a link, so it can be viewed by people who don’t have the app. The company will let anyone share stories that are created by people with...


Police & Fire

Police searching for suspect after early-morning Washington Terrace robbery

Washington Terrace robbery suspect

The Weber County Sheriff’s Office posted a photo of the robber on their Facebook page Tuesday afternoon and asked for the public’s help in identifying the suspect.


State

Prosecutors will not appeal sheriff's weapons case

MONTICELLO, Utah (AP) — Prosecutors will not appeal the dismissal of a case alleging a Utah sheriff fired an unloaded rifle at his deputy, then fired the officer in retaliation for reporting the incident. The Deseret News reports the Utah attorney general’s office says San Juan County Sheriff Rick...


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