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As contributions fall, House GOP rebels blame party leaders

Tea party Rep. Thomas Massie had no trouble raising money from business interests in his 2013 re-election run.

Google posts mixed 1Q results amid new threats to company

Google has been looking more vulnerable as a technological upheaval nibbles at its dominance in Internet search, while the company also deals with a potentially massive regulatory headache in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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First lady: Tech industry to train, hire 90,000 veterans

Michelle Obama announced Thursday that the technology industry has promised to hire and train 90,000 military veterans and spouses over the next five years — the latest private-sector... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Profiles of 4 killed by drones: aid workers, terror suspects

A look at the lives of four men — two Western hostages and two American terror suspects — who were killed by CIA drone strikes in Pakistan. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Experts say drone strikes appear in bounds of US law

President Barack Obama said Thursday that recent U.S. strikes that killed Americans were consistent with guidelines for counterterrorism efforts, and experts say the attacks appear to have been... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Judge orders Minnesota men held in terrorism case

A federal judge has ordered that four Minnesota men accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State remain in custody while their case is pending. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Obama honors Patriots, including Sealver Siliga, for Super Bowl win, community service

President Barack Obama is honoring the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl despite a "huge distraction and media circus." Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Mistaken killings by US drone show limits of spycraft

The accidental killing of al-Qaida hostages in Pakistan by a U.S. drone, which President Barack Obama called a regrettable mistake, illustrates the limitations of U.S. intelligence even in a region that has been closely watched for... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Defense challenges informant in Minnesota terrorism case

Attorneys for four Minnesota men accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group challenged the government's use of a paid informant, arguing at a detention hearing Thursday... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Michael Brown's parents sue over son's death

Michael Brown's parents filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson on Thursday, opening a new chapter in the legal battle over the shooting that killed their son and sparked a... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Ducey allows same-sex couples to be adoptive, foster parents

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has overruled a legal opinion from the attorney general's office and instructed the state's child welfare agency to allow all legally married couples, including same-sex couples, to jointly be adoptive and... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Wall Street odds don't favor Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast's $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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AP Interview: Yemen peace talks inevitable, says UN official

A renewal of talks on ending Yemen's conflict is "inevitable" and behind-the-scenes diplomatic efforts could bring results in the coming weeks, including a possible U.N.-hosted conference involving most parties, the head of U.N.... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Utah GOP leaders going forward with new requirements for candidates

Utah GOP leaders agreed Wednesday to continue working on a plan to set new requirements for Republican candidates amid the party's ongoing lawsuit over legislative changes to the nomination process. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls

For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Few vets getting care through $10 billion VA program

A new program that was supposed to get patients off waiting lists at Veterans Affairs medical centers by letting them switch to private-sector doctors is proving to be an even bigger disappointment... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Minnesota mother shocked that 2 sons face terror charges

Adnan Abdihamid Farah's parents took his passport away last year when it came in the mail, and his mother would later tell authorities she feared her son would "disappear." Read more »

April 23, 2015

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US stocks move lower after weak global economic surveys

Stocks moved lower in early trading Thursday, sapped by gloomy manufacturing data from Europe, China and Japan. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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US jobless aid applications stay low, a sign of few layoffs

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was little changed last week, evidence that employers are cutting few jobs. Read more »

April 23, 2015

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US to announce plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions

Federal agricultural officials are planning to announce voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Iraq expects new US-made F-16s in July to boost IS fight

Iraq will at long last be getting the first batch of F-16 fighter jets it ordered four years ago, its air force commander said Thursday, a shipment that is expected to boost Iraq's capabilities in... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Yemen's defiant Shiite rebels press their offensive in south

Yemen's defiant Shiite rebels pressed their offensive in the country's south, apparently ignoring an overture from Saudi Arabia earlier this week, while the kingdom's warplanes continued to target... Read more »

April 23, 2015

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Authorities seize wrong Mexican girl for forced return to US

A 14-year-old Mexican girl who was taken by authorities and sent screaming to live in the United States was returned home Wednesday after DNA tests showed she is not the daughter of the Houston... Read more »

April 22, 2015

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New royal baby: Destined to be a 'spare to the heir'?

When Prince William and Kate announced they were expecting their first child in 2012, the appetite for royal baby news seemed insatiable. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Task force will focus on future of Fairpark

With the Utah State Fairpark still facing a murky future, legislative leaders created a committee Wednesday tasked with pulling the park out of limbo. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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Majority of Utahns favor local tax hike for transportation, poll shows

Nearly 55 percent of Utahns say they would lean toward voting for a local sales tax increase for transportation needs, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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