Daily Archives: April 8, 2016

Court: GOP can’t block candidates who skip convention

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s Supreme Court says the state Republican Party cannot block candidates from winning the GOP nomination if candidates skip the party’s caucus and convention system.

Court: GOP can’t block candidates who skip convention

Analysis: Airbnb’s rapid growth in Cuba comes with a few problems

Since embarking on cozier relations with Cuba leader Raul Castro 15 months ago, the Obama administration has been eliminating stiff regulations on travel and commerce, which has expanded opportunities for Americans to visit the island.

Analysis: Airbnb’s rapid growth in Cuba comes with a few problems

Shareholders approve sale of Starwood Hotels to Marriott

The vote puts an end to a hectic month in which Marriott had to fend off a last-minute competing bid from China’s Anbang Insurance Group. After aggressively pursuing Starwood, Anbang suddenly withdrew its bid last week, clearing the path for Marriott.

Shareholders approve sale of Starwood Hotels to Marriott

4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs

Alan Greenspan was asked if he purposely sought to confuse Congress with his answers. And Paul Volcker was queried about being hung in effigy after he pushed interest rates to levels not seen since the Civil War.

4 Fed leaders face questions about their powerful jobs

Twitter names PepsiCo CFO to its board of directors

Twitter Inc. also disclosed in a regulatory filing that Martha Lane Fox will serve as a director. The 43-year-old executive is a co-founder of travel and leisure website lastminute.com.

Twitter names PepsiCo CFO to its board of directors

Family helps deaf 19-year-old navigate a silent world with autism

The Everett family of Pleasant Grove has 12 adopted children, but one son, Brandon, has lived in a very isolated world much of his life.

Family helps deaf 19-year-old navigate a silent world with autism

From the Web: LDS Missionaries drop a beat while proselyting

Anyone who’s heard of, or been on, a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, knows that most missionaries have one daily task in common: tracting.

From the Web: LDS Missionaries drop a beat while proselyting

Utah zoo expects baby giraffe in December

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s Hogle Zoo is preparing for a new addition in December as one of its giraffes is pregnant.

Utah zoo expects baby giraffe in December

Outside the lab: BYU Chemical Engineering students find time for unique interests despite workloads

Among the many majors a BYU student can select, chemical engineering has a reputation for being among the most demanding. It’s a challenging, time consuming and highly technical major.

Outside the lab: BYU Chemical Engineering students find time for unique interests despite workloads

X Ambassadors to play UCCU Center on Wednesday

In the year since X Ambassadors started touring behind their full-length debut album, “VHS,” their life as a touring band has undergone a night-and-day-like change.

X Ambassadors to play UCCU Center on Wednesday