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Sales tax hike will be up to Salt Lake County voters during November election

Salt Lake County voters will decide this fall whether their sales taxes will increase by a penny for every $4 spent to fund local transportation needs. Read more »

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New prison site could be recommended next week

A new site for the Utah State Prison in Draper could be chosen next Tuesday, and depending on when Gov. Gary Herbert calls lawmakers into special session, it may be up for approval later this month. Read more »

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Obama calls for more female and minority entrepreneurs

President Barack Obama says underrepresentation of women and minorities among the nation's startups is hurting business. Read more »

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Despite rhetoric, border security less urgent in 2015

In the weeks leading up to Thursday's first debate of the 2016 presidential race, Republican candidates have sought to distinguish themselves from each other — and President Barack Obama... Read more »

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How much more does the CEO make? You may find out

CEOs make a lot more than the average working Joe or Jane. And in the near future, Americans will find out how big the disparity actually is within publicly traded companies. Read more »

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'Avengers' helps Disney top 3Q earnings expectations

Disney's movie studio boosted company earnings once again, with the debut of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" proving the continued strength of the Marvel superhero brand. Read more »

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Detective describes unraveling encounter in which man killed

An Albuquerque police detective has testified that an officer charged in the shooting death of a homeless man said the encounter unraveled when the man held two knives and took a defensive stance. Read more »

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GOP-led council to vote on Planned Parenthood contract

The fight over funding for Planned Parenthood is coming to New Hampshire on Wednesday, just days after the U.S. Senate blocked a Republican effort to stop sending federal money to the organization. Read more »

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Germany's top prosecutor fired over treason probe

A treason investigation against two German journalists claimed its first casualty Tuesday — the country's top prosecutor who ordered the probe. Read more »

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Debate line-up illustrates power of Fox News in GOP campaign

Iowa and New Hampshire are still on the horizon — but first there's the Fox primary, and the buildup to this week's first Republican presidential debate shows that the influence of Fox News... Read more »

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Sandra Bland's family sues state trooper, wants answers

The family of a black woman found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Tuesday against the officer and other officials,... Read more »

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Kerry talks trade in Singapore before regional security meet

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Singapore to talk up an Asia trade agreement that has hit snags in final negotiations. Read more »

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Home inventories can help in case of natural disaster

Wild weather has become more common with climate change, the experts say, and homeowners can prepare for natural disasters by making home inventories — detailed lists of household belongings... Read more »

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Yemen pro-government troops retake rebel-held base in south

Yemen's pro-government troops fought pockets of resistance outside a key military base in the country's south Tuesday, a day after they seized it from Shiite rebels, military officials said. Read more »

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APNewsBreak: North Korean ship pursued for seizure in case

Winning a lawsuit against North Korea is rare. Collecting millions of dollars in damages from the isolated country? Pretty much impossible. But an Israel-based civil rights group thinks it has... Read more »

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Hearing set in courthouse shooting as revenge motive eyed

A Mississippi man arrested for fatally shooting another man at a courthouse in a possible case of revenge was scheduled for a bail hearing Tuesday. Read more »

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Prosecutor: White officer panicked before shooting black man

Both sides in the voluntary manslaughter trial of a white Charlotte police officer in the on duty shooting of a black man agree bad choices led up to the man's death as he looked for help after a... Read more »

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CVS earnings rise despite no tobacco fix

specialty drugs helped CVS Health cope with tobacco withdrawal to top analyst expectations in the second quarter. Read more »

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Firing of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strife

Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. Now, the unprecedented firing of three top generals is generating fear that a power... Read more »

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In Egypt, disaffected youth increasingly drawn to extremism

The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police. Read more »

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US airlines ban shipment of hunting 'trophies'

The big three U.S. airlines have all this week banned the shipment of hunting trophies, although it is unclear how many — if any — they have been carrying in recent years. Read more »

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Greece: Prospect of new election grows, markets hit

Greece's left-wing government conceded Tuesday that dissent within the ruling party was likely to force an early election, while markets fell again under the weight of plummeting bank shares. Read more »

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Herbert pleads with Obama to stop any new monument designations in Utah

In a letter penned to President Obama on Monday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert urged that no new monument designations be made in the state. The letter references the angst still felt in Utah over the... Read more »

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Rebooting Greece: how to get its economy going again

After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet. Read more »

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States' targets shift in final Obama climate change plan

Sixteen states will have tougher carbon dioxide reduction targets than they originally planned now that President Barack Obama has presented his final plan to cut emissions from U.S. power plants. Read more »

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