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JetBlue founder selects Salt Lake as headquarters for new airline

The founder of JetBlue has announced Salt Lake City as the headquarters of his new airline, officials said.

Oxfam: Economic inequality is ‘out of control’

Global economic inequality "is out of control," Oxfam International said Monday while calling on the international community to adopt policies to break up its "flawed and sexist economic system."

Kickstarter employees successfully vote to form union

Kickstarter employees successfully formed a union Tuesday, becoming one of the first groups of tech employees to unionize.

AMC movie theaters close temporarily to help curb coronavirus spread

AMC Theatre locations in Utah and across the country are closing temporarily to help curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Another 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment

More than 6.6 million people in the United States filed for unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Utah federal court issues restraining order against Cedar Hills company selling ‘fraudulent COVID-19 treatment’

A federal court in Utah has entered an injunction halting the sale of what the Department of Justice has described as "a fraudulent coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment," the DOJ announced Wednesday.

Pier 1 Imports to close all stores

Pier 1 Imports plans to shutter all of its retail operations three months after declaring bankruptcy, the company announced Tuesday.

EU launches two Apple anti-trust investigations

The European Commission said it is investigating U.S. tech giant Apple over worries its Apple Pay and iOS App Store services stifle competition.

Ex-Uber executive sentenced for stealing from Google

Anthony Scott Levandowski, a founding engineer of Google's self-driving car program, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Tuesday for stealing files from the tech giant prior to becoming an executive for Uber's autonomous vehicle project, prosecutors said.

William Gates Sr., father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, dies at 94

William Gates Sr., the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, died on Monday, his son announced. He was 94 years old.