Decision 2012: Election Night Results


2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms. Read more »

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Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search

Against the distant backdrop of artillery blasts, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed in eastern Ukraine and began the painstaking search... Read more »

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35 Palestinians killed, Israeli officer missing

A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with at least 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying an infantry officer may have been captured. Read more »

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Prosecutor: Peanut plant faked salmonella results

A federal prosecutor says a Georgia peanut plant linked to a deadly salmonella outbreak fabricated food-safety lab results sent to customers including food giant Kellogg's. Read more »

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Ugandan court invalidates anti-gay law

A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying the measure is illegal because it was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked a quorum. Read more »

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WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from... Read more »

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Son arrested in connection with death of 70-year-old father in Olympus Cove

Police arrested a 29-year-old in connection with the suspicious death of a 70-year-old man Friday morning. Read more »

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Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

Ignition switch problems that have plagued General Motors and Chrysler have now turned up in the motorcycle business. Read more »

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12,000 evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions

The 12,000 people who fled in fear of more gas pipeline explosions in Taiwan's second-largest city returned to their homes Friday after authorities said there was no more risk of blasts like the... Read more »

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Blast flattens police building eastern Libyan city

A strong explosion ripped through the main police building in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi early on Friday, nearly flattening it, days after Islamic militias overran army barracks and... Read more »

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Global trade deal goes back to drawing board

The World Trade Organization began regrouping Friday to see whether it is still possible to finalize a major deal to boost global trade after a deadline passed to formally adopt it. Read more »

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Brokering a truce in Gaza no easy deal for Kerry

Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing... Read more »

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Sex education should start sooner, study finds

To significantly decrease unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal deaths and sexually transmitted diseases globally, we should start talking to boys and girls about their sexual and... Read more »

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State Fair pigs test positive for swine flu strain

Three pigs exhibited at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot last month have tested positive for a strain of swine flu but it does not appear that the illness has spread to people. Read more »

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UN: More than 1,700 killed in Iraq in July

More than 1,700 people were killed in Iraq in July, the United Nations said Friday, making it one of the deadliest months of the year but marking a decline from the previous month, when Sunni... Read more »

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Colorado to begin offering licenses for immigrants

Thousands of immigrants have signed up to take advantage of a Colorado law that allows them to get drivers' licenses and identification cards beginning Friday, a heavy demand causing frustration... Read more »

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The creepiest Internet-related happenings of 2014 ... so far

Facebook twists users' moods. Two girls kill for the sake of an Internet meme. The year so far has upped the online paranoia factor in a very real way. Read more »

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Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267

Heavy machinery pulled vehicles from huge trenches gouged by explosions along an underground pipeline in Taiwan's second-largest city that killed at least 25 people and injured 267. Read more »

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Settlement in dog shooting case reached, then rejected

As an internal Salt Lake police investigation into the fatal shooting of a dog continues, another controversy has erupted over a possible settlement in the case. Read more »

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Woman accused of robbing St. George bank leads chase across 3 states

A woman accused of robbing a St. George bank led police on a chase across state lines before being apprehended in a brief standoff. Read more »

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Pro-Palestinian crowd rallies in Salt Lake City as Gaza cease-fire begins

On the eve of a 72-hour cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, more than 100 people supporting Palestine rallied in downtown Salt Lake City. Read more »

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Death toll hits 51 from mudslide in Indian village

Heavy rains hampered efforts Friday by hundreds of rescue workers digging through heavy mud and debris, as the death toll from a landslide that engulfed an entire village in western India rose to 51. Read more »

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Investigation into shooting death of Uintah County man handed over to prosecutors

The police investigation into Tuesday's shooting death of a Vernal man was forwarded Thursday to the Uintah County Attorney's Office for review. Read more »

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NTSB: Plane that crashed in Arizona killing two Utah teens was flying low

A federal investigator says the pilot of a small plane that crashed in far northwestern Arizona was flying well below what's allowed by regulation. Read more »

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Witnesses at Utah trial: No security-camera videos show Oklahoma City bombing blast

The FBI capped off its attempt to persuade a federal judge that it is not hiding unreleased surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing by bringing witnesses Thursday who testified that... Read more »

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