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The debate awaits, but first: Who's in and who's out?

Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda

Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Political party seeks settlement in SB54 lawsuit

A party to the lawsuit over Utah's political candidate nominating process wants a federal judge to appoint a mediator to resolve the issues. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Hillary and Bill Clinton earn nearly $142 million between 2007-14

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned nearly $142 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Arctic-bound ship leaves Portland as authorities remove protesters from bridges

Authorities used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker bound for an... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday

Hillary Rodham Clinton is in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president," her physician declared Friday — just one in a flood of disclosures about the Democratic presidential... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Salt Lake City mayor's spokesman placed on administrative leave after online comments

The spokesman for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday while city officials investigate online comments he allegedly posted criticizing the mayor's... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Pacific trade ministers wrapping up talks at Hawaii resort

Ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations meeting at a Hawaii resort are wrapping up four days of talks on the establishment of a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Dozens of Clinton emails that traversed private, unsecure server now censored for security reasons

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Abortion providers move to block release of recordings it claims were made by anti-abortion group

An association of abortion providers moved Friday to block the release of recordings it claims were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Monster of a fall awaits Congress after summer break

As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Taking on Bush and Rubio, Clinton calls for Cuba embargo end

Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago

After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago,... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Afghan Taliban praise new leader as rift in ranks appears

The first signs of the deep fractures within the Afghan Taliban surfaced on Friday as the son of Mullah Mohammad Omar rejected the choice of his successor, just hours after the group issued a... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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GOP delegates select Derrin Owens to replace Jon Cox in Utah House

Derrin Owens has been selected to fill the vacant District 58 seat in the Utah Legislature that represents Sanpete County and eastern Juab County. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man, saying 96-year-old is not fit for trial

German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack that drew Palestinian rage and widespread Israeli condemnation. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda

Secretary of State John Kerry is returning to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Obama to extend college Pell grants to some prison inmates

Some federal and state prisoners could begin receiving student aid to take college courses — while still behind bars — as early as the 2016-2017 school year. Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Litvinenko widow accuses Putin of ordering husband killing

The widow of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko said Friday that a public inquiry pointed to President Vladimir Putin as being ultimately responsible for her husband's death, and her lawyer... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory on Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight... Read more »

July 31, 2015

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