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Presidents in the Beehive State: Obama to make first trip to Utah as president

President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first trip to Utah this week as commander-in-chief.

Fore! Obama in Florida for weekend golf getaway

President Barack Obama is kicking off spring with a weekend golf getaway in Florida. Read more »

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Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'

Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes... Read more »

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Colleges getting out of health insurance business, pushing students into marketplace

The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Read more »

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Wiggly words on immigration policy from 2016 GOP contenders

Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it's becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politics. Read more »

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Boko Haram kills 41, prevents hundreds voting in Nigeria

Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested... Read more »

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Deliberate crash of German plane highlights gaps in how pilots are screened

Commercial airlines do not screen pilots for mental health issues as rigorously as government agencies, law enforcement and specialized branches of the military, and some aviation experts say that... Read more »

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Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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'Llama drama' owners say USDA draws line against appearances

The llamas that became a social media sensation running around a Phoenix-area retirement enclave last month are saying goodbye to the spotlight with one last event Saturday. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Delete, erase, shred: The enemies of federal record keepers

The focus on Hillary Rodham Clinton's email practices as secretary of state is causing historians and government record-keepers to take stock of an imperfect system for preserving the government's... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll

Millions of Nigerians turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'

Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Jury: Life sentence for grandmother in girl's running death

A jury recommended life without parole Thursday for an Alabama woman convicted of running her granddaughter to death. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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For African migrants, trek to Europe brings risk, heartbreak

This is the moment when Sandrine Koffi's dream of a new life in Europe ended — and her nightmare of an infant lost in the Macedonian night began. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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World's huddled masses use 4 key land, sea routes to Europe

Most migrants who live illegally in the European Union fly to the 28-nation bloc on valid visas and simply overstay their welcome. But for the poorest and most desperate travelers of Africa, Asia... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Gang chief, international fugitive among dozens paroled

A former prison gang kingpin and a black revolutionary-turned-international fugitive are among 74 inmates who owe their freedom to a year-old California policy of granting parole for convicts who... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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US medal drought continues at figure skating worlds

The medal drought for American singles skaters at the figure skating world championships grew even longer after a couple of near-misses on Saturday. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Nigeria extends voting to Sunday in areas with problems

A Nigerian official says voting is being extended to Sunday in areas that have experienced problems in checking voters' identities. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Iran nuke talks expand as deadline for deal looms

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Move over 'Phantom,' Coldplay getting air time at worlds

It wouldn't be figure skating without Andrew Lloyd Webber. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 21 dead

Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 21, including six attackers. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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For some, regret lingers years after girl's running death

For some, Savannah Hardin's final hours remain an open wound three years after she was run to death in the yard of her rural home as punishment for a lie. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Therapists share healing powers of horses at international EAGALA conference

More than 400 mental health professionals attended the 16th annual international conference for the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association, or EAGALA, Thursday to learn the powerful... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Sen. Harry Reid's retirement recalls his influence on Utah Republicans, Democrats

The first time Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, saw Congress up close was as a Boy Scout on a tour given by one of the leaders of his Washington, D.C.-area troop, Harry Reid, the Nevada Democrat who later... Read more »

March 28, 2015

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Spartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinal

Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA Tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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