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Romney's exit unleashes race for donors among 2016 hopefuls

Mitt Romney's exit from the presidential campaign has unleashed a frenzy of fresh fundraising.

Hundreds of Utahns in 4 cities rally for clean air

Hundreds of Utahns stormed the state Capitol to rally for legislation that would provide cleaner air in Utah, especially along the Wasatch Front that experiences dozens of unhealthy days in a... Read more »

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Obama budget sets up battle with GOP-controlled Congress

After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the... Read more »

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Police probing alleged corruption in Nevada Legislature

Las Vegas police have confirmed they are investigating allegations of corruption in the Nevada Legislature involving an extortion attempt aimed at a Republican assemblyman who has drawn criticism... Read more »

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AP Interview: NYC mayor says he has moved past police crisis

Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with... Read more »

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Kerry: 'Enormous interest' in new relationship with Cuba

Secretary of State John Kerry says North America has "an enormous interest" in building diplomatic relationships with Cuba. Read more »

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LDS position on gay, religious rights may influence state legislatures around the U.S.

Some experts on gay rights and religious freedom issues believe the LDS Church's major announcement on Tuesday that it supports nondiscrimination laws that balance religious liberty issues could... Read more »

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Salt Lake initiative seeks 5,000 units of affordable housing over 5 years

Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker has unveiled an initiative intended to build and preserve 5,000 units of affordable housing in Salt Lake City over five years. 5000 Doors will help create housing... Read more »

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President: Egypt faces long fight to defeat Sinai militants

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi told his nation to prepare for a long fight to defeat Islamic extremists Saturday following a wave of attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula. Read more »

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Italy's lawmakers elect Sergio Mattarella as president

Sergio Mattarella, a Constitutional Court justice widely considered to be above the political fray, was elected Saturday as Italy's president in the third day of balloting by lawmakers. Read more »

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Yemen president refuses to reconsider resignation

Yemen's president will not reconsider his resignation, despite pressure for him to do so by rebels who control the capital and who he says are holding him "at gunpoint," an official close to him... Read more »

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Navy abandons 'Global force for good' to broaden appeal

The Navy is taking a new approach to its recruiting commercials: Appealing to people who are already in uniform, have long since left the military and those who never will join. Read more »

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Africa agrees to send 7,500 troops to fight Boko Haram

African leaders have agreed to send 7,500 troops to fight the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, an African Union official said Saturday. Read more »

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Gun debate turns wild in first 2 weeks of Texas Legislature

The Texas gun debate has gone wild, wild west. Read more »

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Consumers fuel steady US economy as rest of world struggles

There's a good reason the U.S. economy is impressing the world right now despite a slowdown in the final three months of 2014: In a word, steadiness. Read more »

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Does Herbert prefer Salt Lake site for prison? Lawmaker backs off claim

Rep. David Lifferth, R-Eagle Mountain, backed off statements Friday he made on his blog suggesting that Gov. Gary Herbert prefers a site near the Salt Lake City International Airport for a new... Read more »

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City will pay $3.9M in 2012 NY police shooting of Bronx teen

New York City agreed Friday to pay $3.9 million to the family of a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012. Read more »

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Treasurer McCord to plead guilty in campaign finance case

Pennsylvania's state treasurer has resigned and plans to plead guilty to federal charges accusing him of using his office to threaten potential campaign donors during his failed gubernatorial... Read more »

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Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016. Read more »

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz vows pursuit of facts on Benghazi

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said Friday he won't give up his pursuit of the facts about the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya, even though the committee he chairs isn't involved in the investigation. Read more »

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Germany to Greece: Don't mess with us over debt, austerity

Greece and its European bailout creditors were in open dispute Friday, with Germany bluntly rejecting suggestions the heavily-indebted country should be forgiven part of its rescue loans and warning against "blackmail" from Athens. Read more »

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Artillery fire kills at least 12 civilians in Donetsk

Artillery fire killed at least 12 civilians in the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Friday amid fierce fighting between pro-Russia separatists and government troops as hopes for a break in... Read more »

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Virginia may ban releasing balloons into the atmosphere

A Virginia lawmaker says banning the release of helium balloons into the air could help save wildlife on land and in the water. Read more »

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US mulls Middle East-North Africa category for 2020 Census

DETROIT — The federal government is considering allowing those of Middle Eastern and North African descent to identify as such on the next 10-year Census, which could give Arab-Americans and... Read more »

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Romney to dine with Christie after announcing he won't run

Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to have dinner with 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney hours after Romney announced he will not pursue another run for the White House. Read more »

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Egypt blames Muslim Brotherhood for deadly Sinai attack

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi blamed the Muslim Brotherhood for playing a role in a sophisticated insurgent attack that killed 31 people in Egypt's volatile northern Sinai Peninsula.... Read more »

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