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Salt Lake County cities, school districts propose $10 million in property tax hikes

Several Salt Lake County cities and school districts are proposing property tax increases.

Feds: Action taken to fix mistakenly awarded work permits

The U.S. Justice Department says problems have been fixed that led to about 2,100 work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama's executive immigration action after a federal... Read more »

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Kerry in Cairo for Egypt security talks

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for security talks with Egyptian officials before heading to Qatar to try to ease Arab concerns about the Iran nuclear deal. Read more »

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Ukraine calls on Russia to negotiate end to war in east

Ukraine's foreign minister is calling on Russia to come to "real negotiations" about a cease-fire and stabilization in Ukraine's war-torn east which will require fair elections that are... Read more »

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Obama gets early start on 54th birthday celebration

In what's become a birthday tradition, the president started celebrating on Saturday by taking a trio of friends from his Hawaii childhood for a golf outing at Andrews Air Force Base. Read more »

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Q&A on possible extradition for dentist who killed lion

Zimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage to be extradited and face as-yet filed charges. But it isn't... Read more »

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Telemundo interviews Bush on wide range of topics

In his first Spanish-language television network interview since launching his 2016 presidential campaign, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush fielded questions ranging from the upcoming... Read more »

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CDC's top modeler makes estimates and courts controversy

Last fall, when Martin Meltzer calculated that 1.4 million people might contract Ebola in West Africa, the world paid attention. Read more »

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Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach

Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress. Read more »

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New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency

The new leader of the Afghan Taliban vowed to continue his group's bloody, nearly 14-year insurgency in an audio message released Saturday, urging his fighters to remain unified after the death of... Read more »

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UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

Three relatives of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed when a private jet crashed on landing in southern England, British police confirmed Saturday. Read more »

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Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139 million between 2007-14

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal... Read more »

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Data: nearly 5 dozen give a third of all 2016 campaign cash

It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters... Read more »

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Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda

Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal... Read more »

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Political party seeks settlement in SB54 lawsuit

A party to the lawsuit over Utah's political candidate nominating process wants a federal judge to appoint a mediator to resolve the issues. Read more »

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Hillary and Bill Clinton earn nearly $142 million between 2007-14

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned nearly $142 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income... Read more »

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Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland as authorities remove protesters from bridges

Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker bound for an... Read more »

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Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday

Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president," her physician declared Friday — just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential... Read more »

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Salt Lake City mayor's spokesman placed on administrative leave after online comments

The spokesman for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday while city officials investigate online comments he allegedly posted criticizing the mayor's... Read more »

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Pacific trade ministers wrapping up talks at Hawaii resort

Ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations meeting at a Hawaii resort are wrapping up four days of talks on the establishment of a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the... Read more »

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Dozens of Clinton emails that traversed private, unsecure server now censored for security reasons

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of... Read more »

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Abortion providers move to block release of recordings it claims were made by anti-abortion group

An association of abortion providers moved Friday to block the release of recordings it claims were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned... Read more »

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Monster of a fall awaits Congress after summer break

As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. Read more »

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Taking on Bush and Rubio, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo end

Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has... Read more »

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Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago

After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago,... Read more »

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Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears

The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a... Read more »

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