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Fore! President Obama kicks off spring with weekend golf getaway in Florida

The White House says President Obama will be out of public view and doesn't plan any official events

Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

Hundreds of people, some carrying signs reading "no hate in our state," gathered Saturday outside the Indiana Statehouse for a boisterous rally against a new state law that opponents say could... Read more »

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Utah taxpayers will pay millions more in wake of 2015 Legislative session

Transportation and education gained $100 million in additional funding in the 2015 Utah Legislature, thanks to the biggest tax increase in nearly two decades. Read more »

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Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'

Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes... Read more »

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Colleges getting out of health insurance business, pushing students into marketplace

The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Read more »

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Wiggly words on immigration policy from 2016 GOP contenders

Thanks to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, it's becoming even clearer that immigration is the banana peel of 2016 Republican presidential politics. Read more »

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Delete, erase, shred: The enemies of federal record keepers

The focus on Hillary Rodham Clinton's email practices as secretary of state is causing historians and government record-keepers to take stock of an imperfect system for preserving the government's... Read more »

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Millions of Nigerians turn out to vote in presidential poll

Millions of Nigerians turned out Saturday to vote in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call between President Goodluck Jonathan and former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari. Read more »

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Yemen's president calls Shiite rebels 'puppets of Iran'

Yemen's embattled president on Saturday called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country "puppets of Iran," directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue... Read more »

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Gang chief, international fugitive among dozens paroled

A former prison gang kingpin and a black revolutionary-turned-international fugitive are among 74 inmates who owe their freedom to a year-old California policy of granting parole for convicts who... Read more »

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Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 24 dead

Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least... Read more »

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Nigeria extends voting to Sunday in areas with problems

A Nigerian official says voting is being extended to Sunday in areas that have experienced problems in checking voters' identities. Read more »

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Iran nuke talks expand as deadline for deal looms

Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program picked up pace on Saturday with the French and German foreign ministers joining U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in talks with Tehran's top diplomat ahead... Read more »

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Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 21 dead

Blood spattered utensils, bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack by Islamic extremists that killed at least 21, including six attackers. Read more »

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Intergenerational poverty initiative moves forward, despite stalled bill

An initiative to cure intergenerational poverty in Utah is pushing onward through a revolutionary collaboration, despite efforts that stalled in the 2015 Legislative session. Read more »

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Sen. Harry Reid's retirement recalls his influence on Utah Republicans, Democrats

The first time Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, saw Congress up close was as a Boy Scout on a tour given by one of the leaders of his Washington, D.C.-area troop, Harry Reid, the Nevada Democrat who later... Read more »

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Rep. Trey Gowdy: Hillary Clinton wiped email server clean, deleted all emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean," permanently deleting all emails from it, the Republican chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attacks said Friday. Read more »

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France says will propose UN Security Council draft on Israel

France's foreign minister said Friday his country will propose a U.N. Security Council resolution in the coming weeks that could present a framework for negotiations toward resolving the... Read more »

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About 4,000 fishermen stranded on Indonesian islands

The number of foreign fishermen stranded on several remote eastern Indonesian islands has spiraled to 4,000, including some revealed in an Associated Press investigation to have been enslaved. Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert OKs tuition waivers for family of fallen officers

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has approved a bill that will give in-state tuition to family members of public safety officers killed in the line of duty. Read more »

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Kerry orders State Department review of records retention

The State Department has ordered an internal audit of the agency's record keeping after revelations that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account and server... Read more »

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Republicans celebrate good week on Hill, but sees challenges ahead

Republicans are looking like they've finally figured out how to govern. Read more »

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly. Read more »

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Death of baby cut from womb in Colorado doesn't lead to murder charge

The Colorado woman accused of cutting the baby from an expectant mother's belly will not face murder charges in the gruesome attack that revived the highly charged debate over when a fetus can... Read more »

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Senate's Harry Reid announces he won't seek re-election

Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid, the wily Nevadan who dominated the Senate for a decade from the minority to the majority and back again, announced Friday he will retire after five terms. Read more »

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Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say

There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular... Read more »

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