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Florida's Sen. Marco Rubio to announce next campaign on April 13

Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he is planning a political event in Miami to announce his 2016 plans.

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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened their... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Things to know about Internet vulnerabilities in the US

Internet outages can disrupt emergency services, business transactions and basic communication. Here are few things to know about the nation's Internet infrastructure and its vulnerabilities. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Are the early primary states a big deal anymore?

Few states have shaped presidential politics like Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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Syria's Assad calls chemical attack allegations 'propaganda'

Syrian President Bashar Assad has rejected allegations that his military used barrel bombs or chlorine gas against opposition-held areas, calling the accusations "malicious propaganda." Read more »

March 27, 2015

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