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Judge sends Jeremy Johnson to prison for more than 11 years

A once wealthy internet marketer will have a lot of time to think about how he changed the state's history.

Hillary Clinton made history last night. Here's how people reacted

On Thursday night, Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party's nomination for president. And it looks like Twitter had mixed reviews for her. Read more »

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ACLU says feds must get warrant to access drug database

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is pushing back against the Drug Enforcement Administration in a lawsuit over whether investigators should have access to the state's prescription drug... Read more »

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Trump transition tests outsider's governing ability

His status as a presidential nominee barely a week old, Donald Trump is already tasked with assembling a complex transition team capable of hiring thousands of high-level government officials and... Read more »

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Clinton to nation: It's a 'moment of reckoning'

Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American politics must convince voters... Read more »

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2 San Diego police officers shot, 1 fatally, in traffic stop

A traffic stop led to a gun battle that killed an anti-gang police officer and seriously wounded another, authorities said Friday. A suspect was shot and taken into custody while authorities... Read more »

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Jennifer Napier-Pearce named editor of Salt Lake Tribune

Jennifer Napier-Pearce will be replacing Terry Orme as editor of the Salt Lake Tribune, the newspaper's leadership announced Friday. Read more »

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Pope visits Auschwitz in silence, meets survivors

Pope Francis paid a somber visit in silence to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on Friday, becoming the third consecutive pontiff to make the pilgrimage to the place where Adolf... Read more »

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Russia's Putin to visit Slovenia to improve European ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin is visiting European Union and NATO-member Slovenia this weekend, signaling a bid to maintain ties amid simmering tensions between the Kremlin and the two... Read more »

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Italian banks under glare as EU stress tests results due

The spotlight is on Italy's troubled banks as regulators prepare to release the results Friday of stress tests of EU lenders that will show how much money the country's financial sector, the most... Read more »

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US growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter

Fears about China, shrunken oil prices and turbulent markets held the U.S. economy to a sluggish pace at the start of the year. But the gloom seems to have lifted. Read more »

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UN Syria envoy tells Russia: Leave Aleppo corridors 'to us'

The U.N. special envoy for Syria on Friday urged Russia to leave the creation of any humanitarian corridors around the embattled northern Syrian city of Aleppo to the United Nations and its partners. Read more »

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Shurtleff exonerated, but questions and large debts still remain

Corruption charges against former Mark Shurtleff have been dismissed, but he still faces shattered public trust and reputation, questions about the fate of his successor and former co-defendant,... Read more »

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Live: Final day of Democratic National Convention features Chelsea and Hillary Clinton

Today at the final day of the Democratic National Convention Hillary Clinton will accept the Democratic nomination in a much anticipated speech. Her daughter Chelsea Clinton is also scheduled to... Read more »

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Despite 'many signs of being intoxicated,' W. Jordan councilman avoids DUI charge (+video)

Controversial West Jordan City Councilman Jeff Haaga has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident after allegedly backing into a parked car. "We were this close to arresting you for DUI,"... Read more »

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Utah among 'most successful states'; Provo-Orem among 'most educated'

Utah was ranked as the ninth most successful state in America and Provo-Orem, Utah, was ranked as the eighth most educated city. Read more »

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The best tweets from President Obama’s DNC speech

President Barack Obama gave a powerful speech on Wednesday night at the DNC. Here's how Twitter reacted. Read more »

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Sanders urges Utah and other delegations to defeat Trump and elect Clinton

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was cheered Thursday by delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia from Utah and five other states when he urged them to defeat Donald Trump and... Read more »

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From Roosevelt to Reagan, notable women address conventions

Clinton's speech Thursday marks the first time a woman has addressed a major party as its nominee for president. But her speech will not be the first time a woman has delivered a noteworthy or even... Read more »

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EU calls Turkey's crackdown on media "worrying"

The European Union and journalist associations expressed concern Thursday about a widening crackdown on media in Turkey, calling on Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. Read more »

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San Juan County residents say 'doodah' to national monument

Hundreds of San Juan County residents loudly shouted "doodah" to a proposed Bears Ears National Monument during a raucous hearing Wednesday on the heated controversy that has reached fever pitch. Read more »

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Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men

The Democratic National Convention's lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive. Read more »

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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that powers the nation's... Read more »

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Utah Democrat: Kaine 'kind of person we want' as vice president

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is "kind of person we want" as vice president, his longtime friend, state Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, the Utah Democratic National Committeewoman, said Wednesday. Read more »

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Judge grants state's motion to dismiss corruption charges against Mark Shurtleff

A judge Wednesday granted a motion by prosecutors to dismiss corruption charges filed against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Read more »

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Live: Day three of the Democratic Convention

Tuesday Hillary Clinton made history as the first woman to be nominated as a major American party presidential candidate. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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The Democratic Convention's second night, explained by Twitter

The second day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention put an emphasis on party unity and humanizing official nominee Hillary Clinton. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Report: Shooting deaths of law enforcement spike in 2016

Shooting deaths of law enforcement officers spiked 78 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, including an alarming increase in ambush-style assaults like the ones that killed... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Trump says Russia should find Clinton's missing emails

Donald Trump has a message for Russia: find Hillary Clinton's missing emails. Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton

President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still,... Read more »

July 27, 2016

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Planned Parenthood 'CTR' campaign draws ire

Planned Parenthood Association of Utah's use of a common Mormon motto has drawn the ire of some who find the design offensive. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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New rule sparks debate over teacher preparation, hiring process

A new rule adopted by the State School Board that would allow schools to hire people with professional expertise but who may not have teaching experience sparked debate among teachers,... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Clinton wins historic nomination, emotional boost from Bill

On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that painfully eluded... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest

The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday in its war against the West, as two of its followers targeted a church in Normandy, slitting the throat of an elderly priest celebrating Mass... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside of the Democratic National Convention site on Tuesday after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Deseret News, KSL want court records in case of slain restaurateur unsealed

Whether a dead person has a right to privacy is at issue in the case of a prominent Salt Lake restaurateur who was allegedly murdered by his husband. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Utah Democrats see opportunity in frustration over Clinton, Trump

Utahns at this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia see opportunity in the lack of enthusiasm both Democrats and Republicans in the state feel toward their parties' presidential... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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5 major family moments from the DNC's opening night

The first day of the Democratic National Convention proved to be a family affair, with speakers talking about their familial history together. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Hillary Clinton becomes Democratic nominee for president

Breaking a historic barrier, Democrats triumphantly chose Hillary Clinton as their White House nominee Tuesday night, the first woman to ever lead a major political party into the general election. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Watch live at the Democratic National Convention

Watch the Democratic National Convention live. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Turkey's opposition warns against post-coup witch hunt

Turkey's opposition leader on Tuesday warned against a government witch hunt following the failed coup in the country, saying it would cast a shadow on the democracy which those who opposed the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Sarah Silverman: Bernie-or-bust Dems 'being ridiculous'

Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite — then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: "To the... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Judge set to decide on $15B Volkswagen settlement

A $15 billion settlement over Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal faced a critical test, as a federal judge decided whether to grant it preliminary approval. Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people

A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, officials said, killing 19 people months after he gave a letter to... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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Afghan official says major offensive against IS underway

Following a massive Kabul attack, the Afghan military has launched a major offensive against the Islamic State group in the country's far eastern region near the border with Pakistan, Afghan and... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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2 suicide car bombs near UN offices kill 13 in Somalia

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the offices of the U.N.'s mine clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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2 attackers slay priest in Normandy church, are shot dead

Two attackers invaded a church Tuesday during morning Mass near the Normandy city of Rouen, killing an 84-year-old priest by slitting his throat and taking hostages before being shot and killed by... Read more »

July 26, 2016

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After turmoil, Sanders, Michelle Obama, Warren thrill convention

Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars... Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Audit of embattled S.L. County Recorder's Office nearly finished

The audit into embattled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott's office is slated to be completed by the end of the month. Read more »

July 25, 2016

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Mike Lee, US Senate to hold monument meeting near Bears Ears

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah and members of the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing in Utah on Wednesday amid a push for a new national monument in the state. Read more »

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