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A.G. candidates Reyes, Stormont differ over defending Utah marriage law

Sharp differences emerged Wednesday between attorney general candidates Sean Reyes and Charles Stormont.

Turkey ponders new powers to fight IS militants

Turkey's parliament was debating a motion Thursday to give the government new powers to launch military incursions into Syria and Iraq and to allow foreign forces to use its territory for possible... Read more »

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Ruling lets bankrupt city cut pension benefits

U.S. bankruptcy law allows the California city of Stockton to cut pension benefits because it can treat its obligations to the public retirement fund like other debts, a federal judge said in a... Read more »

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Colorado man wants to bring gun into post office

Tab Bonidy carries a concealed pistol everywhere he goes. It offers him a sense of safety even in Avon, Colorado, a mountain town so small its lone post office doesn't offer home delivery. Read more »

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Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his... Read more »

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Palestinians: Israeli occupation must end in 2016

The Palestinians are asking the U.N. Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from all Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 including East Jerusalem in a... Read more »

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Man cleared in Taliban terror case suing US

Irfan Khan, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Pakistan with a wife and two children, worked hard to realize the American dream after arriving in this country in 1994. He held jobs in South Florida as... Read more »

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Groups slam Utah's regional haze proposal

Utah's plan to improve the visibility at its national parks and monuments is once again under review by the Utah Air Quality Board, and critics say it does not go far enough to address pollution... Read more »

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Student loans risk the economy

The class of 2014 graduated college with an average $33,000 in debt. Many of those freshly minted graduates did not find jobs with yearly salaries greater than their total debt, a rule of thumb for... Read more »

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GM says parts are ready to fix recalled small cars

General Motors CEO Mary Barra told investors Wednesday that GM will rely on new models and a big push to sell more cars in China to boost profits in coming years, as the company tries to shift the... Read more »

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A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider

A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large... Read more »

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Hong Kong protesters try to win over tourists

The luxury boutiques of Hong Kong's Tsim Shai Tsui district are so mobbed with vacationing Chinese customers that store owners have put up red velvet ropes to control the crowds. Pro-democracy... Read more »

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Mom: Jailed Marine in Mexico suffering greatly

A Marine jailed in Mexico on charges of bringing weapons into the country tried to kill himself after receiving threats of rape, torture and execution, his tearful mother told a House panel... Read more »

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Obama, Netanyahu discuss Iran, civilian deaths

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pressed each other politely but firmly Wednesday to address areas of tension in their relationship, with U.S. president calling... Read more »

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7 ways to help your loved one when they've lost their job

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Your loved one just lost their job. So what can you do to help them? Here's a look at the different things you can do. Read more »

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New NATO chief: better ties with Russia possible

NATO's new secretary-general on Wednesday struck a more conciliatory tone on Russia, saying there is now a chance for improved relations between Moscow and the West. Read more »

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Fight for growing Pentecostal vote in Brazil

Brazil's rapid religious transformation is reverberating through the country's tight presidential race, where abortion and gay marriage have emerged as hot-button issues and Pentecostal... Read more »

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FBI turns animal cruelty into top-tier felony

Young people who torture and kill animals are prone to violence against people later in life if it goes unchecked, studies have shown. A new federal category for animal cruelty crimes will help... Read more »

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Obama seeks traction on economy amid foreign tests

President Barack Obama's escalating military campaign in Iraq and Syria has drowned out the economic pitch he hoped would help salvage a midterm election that has been favoring Republicans. But the... Read more »

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Attorney General Sean Reyes and Democratic challenger Charles Stormont debate live stream

PROVO — Attorney General Sean Reyes and challenger Charles Stormont are scheduled to debate Wednesday at KBYU studios. The hourlong debate is live at 6 p.m. The Utah Debate Commission is... Read more »

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Report: Obama rode elevator with armed man who had criminal convictions

Published reports say President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols. Read more »

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New poll shows more support for Sen. Mike Lee

More than half of Utah voters, 54 percent, approve of the job Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is doing, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll by Dan Jones & Associates. Read more »

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Chaffetz 'outraged' over threats to Obama, family as reports of Secret Service security lapses surface

A security lapse by the Secret Service during a recent presidential visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta endangered the life of President Barack Obama, Rep. Jason... Read more »

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Gov. Gary Herbert wants lawmakers to 'pull together' on Medicaid expansion alternative

Gov. Gary Herbert told an audience Tuesday at his annual health summit that included Utah lawmakers they need "to find a way to pull together" on his Healthy Utah alternative to Medicaid expansion. Read more »

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A.G. candidates Sean Reyes, Charles Stormont to debate Wednesday

GOP Attorney General Sean Reyes and Democratic challenger Charles Stormont are scheduled to debate Wednesday at KBYU. Read more »

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Utah County GOP sets schedule to replace Sen. John Valentine

The Utah County Republican Party has set out a schedule to replace Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem. Read more »

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