Romney talks business, not Senate run, with Utah tech crowd

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks about the tech sector during an industry conference dubbed Silicon Slopes, the nickname for Utah's burgeoning cluster of tech companies Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Salt Lake City. Those close to the 70-year-old say he's interested in running for the Utah Senate seat being vacated by Republican Orrin Hatch and expect an announcement soon, though Romney has demurred so far. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney talked business with a dose of politics in an appearance before Utah’s tech industry but kept mum about his political future Friday amid rampant speculation about a Senate run.

Museum run entirely by volunteers to keep moving forward

In this Jan. 5, 2018 photo, Barb Reynolds, one of the "bone biddies," gives a tour of the fossil prep lab at the Paleon Museum in Glenrock, Wyo. For most of the museum's 23-year history, the group of women who volunteer to run the day-to-day operations have referred to themselves as the "bone biddies." (Alan Rogers/The Casper Star-Tribune via AP)

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Soon after Glenrock’s Paleon Museum opened, Robert Bakker walked into the prep lab and saw 23 women gathered around tables, working meticulously.

Bandits walk away with money, chips from Las Vegas casinos

FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015 file photo, performers stand on stage during the Kabuki Spectacle in front of the Bellagio hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four casino-hotels in Las Vegas since last week, leaving police on the hunt for multiple suspects. Three of the casinos targeted by criminals are on the Las Vegas Strip and the fourth one is on the vicinity. "It's unusual," Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt Michael Mauntel said of the frequency of the robberies since Nov. 2017. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bandits have gotten away with cash and chips from four casino-hotels in Las Vegas since last week, leaving police on the hunt for multiple suspects.

Robert Redford addresses Weinstein, Me Too at Sundance

Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford speaks during the opening day press conference at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford did not shy away from addressing the elephants in the room — Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo — Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival, saying that the fallen executive is not “going to stop the show.”

Former Montana lawmaker gets 18 years for drug trafficking

FILE - In this April 26, 2007, file photo, Montana House Majority Leader Rep. Michael Lange, R-Billings, speaks during a news conference in Helena, Mont. Prosecutors are seeking 28 years in prison for the former Republican lawmaker after he pleaded guilty to charges of distributing large volumes of methamphetamine in the Billings area. (George Lane /Independent Record via AP, File)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A former leader of the Montana House of Representatives who once supported funding for an anti-drug campaign was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday for his central role in a methamphetamine trafficking ring.

Group pushes lawsuit saying book infringes on artist’s work

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2017, file photo, copies of Allen Say's "Silent Days, Silent Dreams" sit on a bookshelf at a store in Boise, Idaho. The Boise, Idaho,-based James Castle Collection and Archive in a document filed Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in U.S. District Court says Allen Say's "Silent Days, Silent Dreams" steals images created by Castle and its lawsuit should be allowed to proceed. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File)

BOISE (AP) — A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright infringement lawsuit against an Oregon children’s book author.

Malnourished dog found in Utah desert on the mend

This undated photo provided by the Utah Animal Adoption Center shows a malnourished dog believed to have survived for weeks in a barren Utah desert, at a shelter in Salt Lake City. The dog is on the mend after being found by Matt Bentley, riding off-road west of Salt Lake City. The dog had lost all her hair to a skin disease caused by mites when he found her in the west desert. Oulson says the dog is expected to recover and be adopted if no family comes forward. (Lila Oulson/Utah Animal Adoption Center via AP)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A malnourished dog found in a Utah desert was on the mend Wednesday after being discovered by a man riding off-road west of Salt Lake City.



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