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Herbert, legislative leaders to talk Medicaid expansion with feds in D.C.

Gov. Gary Herbert and Republican legislative leaders are scheduled to meet with Obama administration officials

More than 2,500 confirmed dead in Nepal earthquake; aftershocks terrify survivors

Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a... Read more »

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How to help Nepal earthquake victims

ups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and how to... Read more »

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Ceremonies mark liberation of concentration camps Bergen-Belsen, Flossenbuerg 70 years ago

Holocaust survivors and officials gathered Sunday at the memorial site of the former concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in northern Germany in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the liberation of the... Read more »

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Clinton Foundation admits missteps in foreign donor disclosure, plans to refile some tax forms

The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation is acknowledging the global philanthropy made mistakes in how it disclosed its donors amid growing scrutiny as Hillary Rodham Clinton opens her... Read more »

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Sec. of State John Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase

Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet this week for the first time since they laid out the framework for a nuclear deal earlier this month. Read more »

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U. students release net neutrality-themed video game

The thesis project of 12 University of Utah graduate students, a net neutrality-themed video game, has amassed more than 82,000 downloads and 500 reviews in a week. Read more »

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No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle. Read more »

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Philippines urges ASEAN to stop China in South China Sea

The Philippines on Sunday urged its fellow Southeast Asian countries to take immediate steps to halt land reclamation by China in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, warning that failure to... Read more »

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UK premier defends royals' right to choose private medical care rather than public for birth of child

With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their... Read more »

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Putin accuses US of supporting separatists in Russia

In a new documentary, Russian President Vladimir Putin says intercepted calls showed that the U.S. helped separatists in Russia's North Caucasus in the 2000s, underscoring his suspicions of the West. Read more »

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Iraqi army claims progress in Anbar amid Baghdad bombings

Iraq's army announced it was making progress in the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province Sunday even as it struggled to retake territory lost over the weekend and a string of... Read more »

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Angst about Iran deal at GOP Jewish meeting

Republican luminaries and presidential hopefuls reiterated their support for Israel and skepticism about President Obama's proposed nuclear deal with Iran as an influential group of Republican Jews... Read more »

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A dozen arrested as Freddie Gray protests turn violent

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and... Read more »

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Players from politics, Hollywood mix it up at 'Nerd Prom'

The White House Correspondents' Association dinner has become a celebrity magnet, this year drawing some big names from television, sports and movies to rub shoulders with members of Congress and... Read more »

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World offers help after Nepal quake, but few know scope yet

As world leaders and global charities try to grasp the scope of an earthquake that devastated tiny, mountainous Nepal, they are preparing emergency aid for the survivors but worrying how to make... Read more »

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Former Romney finance chairman courting a challenger to Sen. Mike Lee

The man responsible for raising nearly $1 billion for Mitt Romney's last presidential race is trying to talk a Provo business executive into running against Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah. Read more »

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Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II. Read more »

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Under microscope for gyrocopter, Capitol Police stretched thin

Members of Congress agreed Doug Hughes is lucky to be alive after his dangerous stunt, based on what they learned about the April 15 gyrocopter landing during closed-door briefings from Capitol law... Read more »

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US unveils 6-year-old report on NSA surveillance

With debate gearing up over the coming expiration of the Patriot Act surveillance law, the Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a 6-year-old report examining the once-secret program to collect... Read more »

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The Latest on GOP's 2016 hopefuls: Perry calls for strong US

11:00 a.m. PDT (2 p.m. EDT) Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for clear, principled American leadership to stave off violence in the Middle East and mounting anti-Semitism in Europe.... Read more »

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Lawmaker emphasizes church, liberty in medical pot video

After a failed first attempt to pass a medical marijuana law in conservative Utah, a Republican state senator is renewing his push for the bill in an online video where he invokes individual... Read more »

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Gunmen kill prominent female activist in Pakistan

Gunmen on a motorcycle killed a prominent women's rights activist in Pakistan just hours after she held a forum on the country's restive Baluchistan region, home to a long-running insurgency,... Read more »

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Burundi president nominated by ruling party for third term

Burundi's ruling party on Saturday nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to be its candidate for a third term in elections on June 26, a move expected to stoke political tensions. Read more »

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Rebels seize northwest Syrian town as government retaliates

Hard-line Syrian rebel groups seized a strategic town Saturday in northwestern Syria, sending government troops fleeing after intense clashes that have seen the opposition take nearly all of a... Read more »

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As contributions fall, House GOP rebels blame party leaders

As he began his first re-election run in early 2013, tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests. Read more »

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