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Will Britain's 'Brexit' vote help Trump in Utah?

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said the level of support for the referendum on Britain's exit was palpable.

Donald Trump says US should consider profiling Muslims

Donald Trump says the country should "seriously" consider profiling Muslims in the United States as a terrorism-fighting tool. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Abused horses now rehabbed to help veterans with PTSD

After losing sight in his right eye from a 2013 rocket attack in Afghanistan, retired U.S. Army Maj. Dan Thomas recovered with help from an equine therapy program at Walter Reed National Military... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Turkish police fire rubber bullets, tear gas at LGBT parade

Turkish police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators who gathered Sunday for a gay pride rally in Istanbul despite a government ban. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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DIVIDED AMERICA: Gun views fractious even as fewer bear arms

Look anywhere in this nation born of a bloody revolution of musket fire, and you're likely to find sharp disagreement over guns. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Scientists battle to save world's coral reefs

After the most powerful El Nino on record heated the world's oceans to never-before-seen levels, huge swaths of once vibrant coral reefs that were teeming with life are now stark white ghost towns... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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As NOW turns 50, feminists hail gains but 'battle goes on'

Fifty years ago, when a small group of activists founded the National Organization for Women, the immediate issue that motivated them was sex discrimination in employment. They were irate that the... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Few Utah police report drone use, cite tough FAA regulations

Law enforcement agencies have touted drones as a powerful new tool for searches and investigations, but police agencies in Utah report they've stopped using the devices after getting bogged down by... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Russia says US failed to provide Syrian opposition locations

The Russian military on Sunday rejected the Pentagon's accusations that it had deliberately targeted U.S.-backed Syrian opposition forces, arguing the U.S. had failed to warn about their locations. Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Massive protest on Okinawa opposes US military after killing

Tens of thousands of people on Okinawa protested Sunday against the presence of U.S. military bases on the Japanese island, many wearing black to mourn the rape and killing of a local woman in... Read more »

June 19, 2016

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Would Bears Ears monument hinder or protect Native American religion?

Native American supporters of a Bears Ears National Monument say the sacred lands should be protected for cultural resources and sacred rituals. Will a designation do that? Federal land agencies... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Informed decisions: Are Utah taxpayers paying too much or too little?

Local economic experts, education leaders, business executives and other Utah residents say many parts of the state's tax structure are outdated, inefficient or unfair. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Trump verbal volleys leave jarred GOP bracing for convention

If Donald Trump's Republican Party were a family and its national convention a reunion, a therapist might say there are issues to resolve. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Obama: Climate change biggest threat to US national parks

President Barack Obama says climate change is the biggest threat to U.S. national parks. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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During Ramadan, Sandy family hopes to create world peace through connections

On Friday evening, about 60 people gathered together for an traditional Muslim meal. The host family hopes that through events like this, people will learn to understand each other better. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Belgian authorities arrest 12 in major anti-terror raid

Belgian authorities have raided dozens of homes and arrested 12 suspects in a major anti-terror investigation which they said required "immediate intervention," fearing an attack could have been... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Egyptian court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly passing documents related to national security to Qatar and the Doha-based TV network... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Iraqi troops seize Fallujah hospital, clear mines

Iraqi forces gained control of the main hospital in Fallujah on Saturday and were clearing mines after driving the Islamic State group from most of the city, one of its last remaining strongholds... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Obama's family trip intended to put focus on national parks

President Barack Obama wants more people to appreciate and visit America's national parks as the park system nears its 100th birthday. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Democrats to give Trump 'rude awakening' in summer onslaught

Donald Trump's unconventional campaign is about to feel the heat of political organization. Read more »

June 18, 2016

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Former Gov. Mike Leavitt campaigns with GOP candidates shunned by own party

To combat GOP pushback against candidates who earned a place on the June 28 primary ballot by gathering signatures under Utah's new election law, Count My Vote supporter and former Utah Gov. Mike... Read more »

June 18, 2016

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UK police charge man with murder in Jo Cox slaying

British police have charged a reclusive gardener with murder and other offenses in the slaying of a popular Labour Party lawmaker, Jo Cox. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Ex-Congresswoman Enid Mickelsen to head GOP rules committee at convention

Former Utah congresswoman Enid Mickelsen will head the powerful rules committee at next month's Republican National Convention, where Donald Trump is set to be formally nominated as the party's... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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GOP picks former Utah congresswoman to head rules panel

The Republican National Committee has named a former Utah congresswoman to head the party's rules committee at next month's GOP national convention. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Love-Owens congressional race earns another 'toss-up' rating

A second nonpartisan national political ratings entity has declared the 4th District rematch between Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democrat Doug Owens a "toss-up." Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Obama heads to national parks as Bears Ears remains in play

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell touted President Barack Obama's track record of designating national monuments to recognize the untold stories of minority populations. Native American tribes are... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Gov. Herbert turns down TV debate with primary opponent, Jonathan Johnson

Gov. Gary Herbert won't participate in a televised debate with his Republican primary challenger, Jonathan Johnson, citing a busy campaign schedule between now and the June 28 election. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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In race for President, some states matter more than others

The likely Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton race won't be a contest over who can win the most votes nationwide. U.S. presidential contests are essentially simultaneous, winner-take-all state elections... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Professor now rates Love-Owens race a 'toss-up'

Democrats are touting that the 4th District race between Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democratic challenger Doug Owens is now being called a "toss-up" by a University of Virginia professor. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Charleston remembers victims on church shooting anniversary

Amid singing and prayer, a communitywide memorial service remembering the victims of the Charleston church shootings got underway Friday in a sports arena a few blocks from Emanuel AME Church. Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Court convicts Auschwitz guard, 94, of accessory to murder

A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz has been found guilty of more than 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for helping kill 1.1 million Jews and others at the Nazi... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Iraqi special forces enter center of IS-held Fallujah

Iraqi special forces entered the center of Fallujah city early Friday, taking over a government complex and a neighborhood that served as a base for the Islamic State group militants after intense... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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UK mourns Jo Cox as group says suspect had far-right ties

Campaigning in Britain's European Union membership referendum was at a halt and normal political life was suspended Friday as the country absorbed the daylight slaying of lawmaker Jo Cox with shock... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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Doctors Without Borders group stops seeking EU funds over Turkey migrant deal

The Nobel prize-winning medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders announced Friday that it will no longer seek European Union funding, in protest at the EU's much-maligned migrant deal with... Read more »

June 17, 2016

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In internal document, US officials demand Syria action

Dozens of State Department employees have endorsed an internal document that advocates U.S. military action to pressure Syria's government into accepting a cease-fire and engaging in peace talks,... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Informed decisions: Weighing Utah's need for water, roads and mass transit

Keeping up with Utah's population growth includes planning, funding and maintaining a robust infrastructure in the state, according to a recent report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Sanders says he will work with Clinton to transform party

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Thursday in an address to his supporters that he will work with Hillary Clinton to transform the Democratic Party, adding that his "political... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda tax

Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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British Labour lawmaker dies after shooting attack

A lawmaker who campaigned for Britain to stay in the European Union was killed Thursday by a gun- and knife-wielding attacker in her small-town constituency, a tragedy that brought the country's... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Utah educators selected as finalists to lead state education office

Two Utah educators have been selected as finalists to become the next state superintendent of public instruction, education leaders announced Thursday. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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3rd District primary race heats up between Chaffetz, Teng

Rep. Jason Chaffetz is facing a primary election challenge in his bid for a fifth term in Congress from fellow Republican Chia-Chi Teng, a BYU professor and former Microsoft software engineer. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Obama embraces Orlando families, appeals for gun controls

Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans' security Thursday as a strong reason to tighten U.S. gun laws.... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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CIA director: US hasn't been able to curb IS global reach

The U.S. battle against the Islamic State has not yet curbed the group's global reach and as pressure mounts on the extremists in Iraq and Syria, they are expected to plot more attacks on the West... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Provo residents rally against businessman's 'experimental village' vision

Many residents of Provo's Pleasant View subdivision are up in arms over a businessman's plan to buy — and eventually bulldoze — their homes to turn the community into a high-density,... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Nominees announced for 4th District Juvenile Court vacancy

The 4th District Judicial Nominating Commission has selected nominees for a vacancy on the 4th District Juvenile Court. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Making informed decisions: The key issues in education for 2016

Early childhood education, teacher support, college opportunities and other issues are key education priorities going into the 2016 election, according to a new project that aims to inform Utah... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Organizer hopes Provo 5K will build 'one-on-one' connections with refugees

A 5K run fundraiser, organized by an Alpine couple, will be held Saturday, June 18, at Rock Canyon Park in Provo. Proceeds will go to Utah's three refugee settlement organizations. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Mitt Romney endorses Gov. Gary Herbert

Mitt Romney endorsed Gov. Gary Herbert's re-election Thursday. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Obama seeks healing in Orlando visit as politicians bicker

As political leaders bicker over guns and terrorism, President Barack Obama will try to help a distraught community heal during a solemn visit Thursday to Orlando, Florida. Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Dem senator wages filibuster, claims progress on gun control

A Democratic senator who mourned the loss of 20 children in his home state of Connecticut waged a roughly 15-hour filibuster into the early hours Thursday, asserting as he yielded the floor that... Read more »

June 16, 2016

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Ogden vigil honors Orlando shooting victims

The Ogden vigil honored the 49 victims who lost their lives Sunday when gunman Omar Mateen opened fire at the gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Read more »

June 15, 2016

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