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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

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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Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern state Sunday as the count started for a presidential election... Read more »

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Under Armour looks to branded stores to propel growth

The store Under Armour opened this month on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile is the brand’s newest, largest and flashiest, showcasing not only its core training apparel, but also fishing and hunting gear, innovations in running... Read more »

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Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

Iran may accept new constraints on uranium enrichment but is pushing back about the length of limits on technology it could use to make nuclear arms, Western officials told The Associated Press on... Read more »

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Boko Haram advance on northern city as Nigerians vote

Fleeing residents say scores of Boko Haram extremists are advancing on Nigeria's northeastern city of Bauchi and soldiers are engaging them with heavy gunfire. Fighter jets flew above the city. Read more »

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Arab summit: Yemen airstrikes to go on until rebels withdraw

Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen will continue until Shiite rebels there "withdraw and surrender their weapons," a summit of Arab leaders decided Sunday, as they also agreed in principle to forming a joint military force. Read more »

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Drownings along Rio Grande spike after enforcement surge

A U.S. surveillance helicopter hovering over the Rio Grande spots a body floating near a muddy bank on the Mexican side of the river. Read more »

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O'Malley: Presidency 'not some crown' families should share

Potential Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley said Sunday that the country needs fresh perspectives for confronting its problems and criticized the prospects of the Clinton and Bush... Read more »

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Nigerians continue voting after violence, technical hitches

Voting in Nigeria's elections continued in certain areas on Sunday after technical problems prevented some people from casting their ballots on Saturday. Read more »

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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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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 »

March 27, 2015

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