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Obama: Trade politics difficult, but opposition helps China

Conceding that trade is a difficult topic for his Democratic Party, President Barack Obama on Friday defended his efforts to broaden commerce with Asia and Europe and warned critics that opposition... Read more »

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Joint Utah, Alabama investigation leads to child solicitation charges

Authorities in two states combined to bring child pornography charges against an Alabama man for allegedly soliciting a Utah child over the Internet. Read more »

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Fiorina aims to keep Clinton from playing the 'gender card'

Carly Fiorina, the lone Republican woman eying the White House, wants to block Hillary Rodham Clinton from playing the "gender card" in the 2016 presidential race. Read more »

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Iraqi officials say Saddam deputy believed killed

Iraqi officials said Friday they believe that government forces killed Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the former deputy of Saddam Hussein who for over a decade was the top fugitive from the ousted regime... Read more »

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Funeral services Saturday for former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter

Funeral services for former Utah Gov. Norm Bangerter will be held Saturday at the Salt Lake Community College Jordan campus. Read more »

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Obama, Italian Prime Minister Renzi meet at White House

President Barack Obama and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi compared notes Friday on a range of issues, including Ukraine, Libya and Islamic State militants. They were also expected to discuss... Read more »

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Some foreign-owned shops and cars torched in Johannesburg

Several shops and cars owned by foreigners were torched in downtown Johannesburg overnight in continued anti-immigrant attacks but another city that had seen the worst violence was calm,... Read more »

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Iraqi officials say Saddam deputy killed near Tikrit

Iraqi officials said they believe that government forces on Friday killed Saddam Hussein's former deputy, Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, who remained a wanted fugitive since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of... Read more »

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Trade talks in Tokyo get push from 'fast-track' deal in US

Top Japan and U.S. trade officials plan to meet this weekend, seeking to close gaps over autos and farm trade before Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits Washington later this month. Read more »

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5 arguments Republicans are using to try and defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016

With Hillary Rodham Clinton’s formal entry into the 2016 presidential race last Sunday, the arguments against her candidacy — made by her Republican rivals — have already begun to... Read more »

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Americans see green light for marijuana legalization in Bloomberg Politics poll

Fifty-eight percent of U.S. adults say recreational marijuana will be legal nationwide in the next 20 years, according to a new Bloomberg Politics poll. Read more »

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Higher US gas prices spark modest inflation in March

Rising gas prices in March led to a slight increase in inflation, a sign that some of the broader economic impact from cheaper oil is fading. Read more »

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GE posts $13.6 billion loss on finance unit sale

The industrial heart of General Electric, the company's new focus, posted lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter amid an enormous overall loss resulting from its recently-announced sale of... Read more »

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Obama could ease many Iranian sanctions without Congress

Even if Congress rejects his final Iranian nuclear deal, President Barack Obama could use his executive pen to offer Tehran a hefty portion of sanctions relief on his own. Read more »

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Homeland chief: Gyrocopter came in 'under the radar'

The Florida postal carrier charged Thursday with two federal crimes for steering his small gyrocopter through protected Washington airspace "literally flew under the radar" to the lawn of the... Read more »

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The Great Utah ShakeOut: 920,000 drop, cover, hold on

More than 920,000 Utahns participated in the statewide earthquake drill, the Great Utah ShakeOut, on Thursday to practice and prepare for a major earthquake along the Wasatch Front. Read more »

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Ex-judge who posted details of Theron adoption loses license

The former Arkansas judge who posted details online about Hollywood actress Charlize Theron's private adoption was allowed to voluntarily surrender his law license on Thursday, enabling him to... Read more »

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Gov. Herbert to participate in graveside service for former Gov. Bangerter

Gov. Gary Herbert will participate in a graveside ceremony for former Gov. Norm Bangerter Saturday, along with members of the Utah Highway Patrol. Read more »

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Hillary Clinton: Distancing from Obama while courting his supporters

Once Hillary Rodham Clinton’s charismatic rival, then her unpopular boss, President Barack Obama was bound to pose a bit of quandary for Clinton as she once again pursues the presidency. Read more »

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Congresswoman questions $730,000 repairs to border fence

The high price tag and slow repairs to a part of the border fence that divides the U.S. and Mexico are of great concern, U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Arizona, said Thursday. Read more »

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Teens’ e-cigarette use triples in a year, alarming many experts

The use of electronic cigarettes by high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014 — a surprising boom that threatens to wipe out hard-won gains in the fight against teen smoking, a new government report says. Read more »

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Congressman admits relationship with airline lobbyist

The chairman of the House committee that handles aviation legislation acknowledged Thursday that he has a "private and personal relationship" with an airline industry lobbyist. Read more »

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On Armenian genocide, go ahead and offend Turkey

A friend once sent me a Christmas card with a handwritten greeting: “May your genocide be recognized this holiday season.” It still makes me laugh out loud, because it captures something about the absurd and profound... Read more »

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UN: Graphic briefing on suspected Syria chlorine attacks

U.N. Security Council members were moved to tears Thursday as the first eyewitness to the latest suspected chlorine attacks on civilians in Syria emerged from the country to give a graphic eyewitness account of dying children. Read more »

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Poll gives Becker early lead in Salt Lake City mayor's race

A new poll gives Ralph Becker the lead in the Salt Lake City mayor's race, but the survey was conducted before Jim Dabakis left the race and threw his support to Jackie Biskupski. Luke Garrott says... Read more »

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