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GOP, Democratic lawmakers get testy over Utah's public lands fight

Democratic and Republican state lawmakers unleashed on each other Wednesday over whether Utah should sue the federal government to gain control of millions of acres of federal land in the state. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Herbert asks Legislature to fight against Bears Ears monument

State lawmakers will consider a resolution opposing President Barack Obama creating a new national monument in southeastern Utah when they go into special session next month. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Yemen's rebels reverse course, head to peace talks in Kuwait

Yemen's Shiite rebels have reversed an earlier decision to boycott U.N.-sponsored peace talks designed to find a way to end the war in the impoverished Arab nation and their delegation was on its... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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NATO, Russia meeting fails to bridge differences

The first meeting of the NATO-Russia council in nearly two years failed to bridge differences between Moscow and the alliance, NATO's chief said Wednesday. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Egypt slams UN chief over case of rights groups

Egypt on Wednesday slammed the U.N. chief for calling for a fair trial for two prominent rights activists accused of illegally receiving foreign funds for their non-government organizations —... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Little help for survivors of Central African Republic abuses

The peacekeepers motioned to the teenage girl weaving through the sprawling camp in the baking afternoon sun selling bananas from a plate atop her head. Soon their real intentions were clear: They... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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EU expands battle with Google with Android antitrust probe

The European Union is broadening its battle with Google, alleging that the technology giant rigs the global market for mobile apps by making its Android operating system give preferential treatment... Read more »

April 20, 2016

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A timeline of the water crisis in Flint, Michigan

A look at some of the key events in the development of the Flint water crisis: Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Terror victims win Supreme Court judgment against Iran

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a judgment allowing families of victims of Iranian-sponsored terrorism to collect nearly $2 billion. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Student diversity, equity among resident priorities for next leader of Salt Lake schools

Three final candidates to be the next superintendent of the Salt Lake City School District underwent final job interviews with the Board of Education and forums with the public Monday and Tuesday. Read more »

April 20, 2016

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Salt Lake City votes to name road for gay leader Harvey Milk

The Salt Lake City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to rename part of 900 South after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Judge declines to force Swallow prosecutors to turn over evidence

A judge sees no reason to force prosecutors to turn over evidence in former Utah Attorney General John Swallow's criminal case that they say they already have provided or will provide. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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City: Mediation likely in finding solution for remaining North Salt Lake landslide repairs

City leaders are looking to mediation with residents, utility companies and others this summer to find a permanent solution to the remaining repairs needed on the North Salt Lake landslide. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Demonstrators at S.L. City Council meeting demand change in oversight of police shootings

About two dozen activists held signs at a Salt Lake City Council meeting Tuesday in a protest for more independent control of the city's Civilian Review Board that examines police shootings. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Big money being spent in Utah governor's race

Big money is already being spent in the Utah governor's race, with the first test for candidates coming Saturday at the Republican and Democratic state conventions. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Trump, Clinton win big in NY, push closer to nomination (+video)

Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to resounding victories in Tuesday's New York primary, with Trump bouncing back convincingly from a difficult stretch in his Republican campaign... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Man paroled in conspiracy to photograph senator's ill wife

A Mississippi blogger is out of prison after serving several months for sneaking into a nursing home to shoot unauthorized video of the ailing wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran during the Southern... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Fidel Castro gives rare speech saying he's nearing the end

Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro delivered a valedictory speech Tuesday to the Communist Party that he put in power a half-century ago, telling party members he is nearing the end of his... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Brewvies sues Utah alcohol department over threat to pull liquor license

A Salt Lake movie theater sued the state alcohol control department on Tuesday after the agency threatened to revoke its liquor permit for serving drinks while screening "Deadpool," which features... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Medical cannabis advocates look to ballot initiative for 2018

After abandoning plans to put medical cannabis on the November ballot, patients are looking ahead to 2018. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman reports to jail for illegal ATV ride

San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman reported to jail Tuesday to serve a 10-day sentence for an illegal ATV protest ride in a protected southern Utah canyon. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Yahoo's deterioration accelerates ahead of a possible sale

Yahoo may have hung out a "for sale" sign, but it hasn't done much to improve its curb appeal. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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No prison time for NYPD officer in stairwell shooting case

A former police officer who shot an unarmed man to death in a darkened stairwell was spared prison time Tuesday, and a judge reduced his manslaughter conviction to a lesser charge in a case that... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Deadly attacks in Afghan capital show Taliban's strength

A week after proclaiming their spring offensive, Taliban militants stormed an Afghan government security agency with a suicide car bomb and gunfire Tuesday, killing 28 people and wounding hundreds... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Possible future president in Brazil known as dealmaker

The man who may become Brazil's next president is almost as unpopular as the leader facing impeachment now, and stained by scandals of his own. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Study: Fox, CNN spent more time on GOP candidates than Dems

Anyone who used Fox News Channel's prime-time lineup as their main source of campaign news over the past month may be forgiven for thinking there was only one presidential nomination contest. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Rescuers race to find survivors from Ecuador's big quake (+video)

Despite the grief roiling this earthquake-stricken town, Pablo Cordova has something to be thankful for: He can return the coffin his wife had bought for his funeral. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Trump campaign plane flying with expired registration

One of Donald Trump's jets has been flying for months with an expired registration, Federal Aviation Administration records showed Tuesday. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Jewell: 'Major course correction' needed on conservation

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday called for "a major course correction" in the way the nation conserves its public lands, waters and wildlife, saying climate change and other trends... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Utah becomes first state to declare pornography a public health crisis

Utah became the first state in the country to declare pornography a public health crisis, and called on the industry and businesses Tuesday to help keep "evil, degrading, addictive" materials away... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Immigrant kids placed with adults who are in US illegally

The vast majority of immigrant children who arrive alone at the U.S. border are placed by the government with adults who are in the country illegally, federal data reviewed by The Associated Press... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Brazil president defiant after impeachment vote, won't quit

Expressing outrage over the congressional vote to open impeachment proceedings against her, President Dilma Rousseff says she will not resign and vows to keep fighting the forces arrayed against her. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Trump, Clinton look for wins on home turf in New York

Hillary Clinton looked to her adopted home state of New York for a convincing primary victory Tuesday to strengthen her claim to the Democratic presidential nomination, while Republican Donald... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Houston recovering from yet another deadly flood (+video)

As more than a foot of rain deluged the nation's fourth-largest city, inundating homes, shutting down major highways and leaving at least five people dead, Houston's mayor said there was no... Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Freddie Gray, 1 year later: What has changed in Baltimore?

When Freddie Gray died April 19, 2015, and riots erupted, Baltimore and its residents were forced to confront issues that had plagued them for decades, community leader Ericka Alston said. Read more »

April 19, 2016

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Still many questions about Zika's threat to pregnant women

Zika may stand convicted of causing devastating birth defects but there still are lots of questions about how much of a threat the virus poses to pregnant women, and what to do about it. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Clinton, Trump seek to quiet critics in New York primaries

From a car wash in Queens to a hockey arena in Buffalo, both parties' presidential candidates spread out across New York Monday in a final quest for votes, a surreal scene for a state that hasn't... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Recommended sites for new homeless resource centers could be before mayors by September

The agenda for the second phase of the Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission convened Monday by Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski calls for selecting recommended sites for new homeless... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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US forces deliver aid to Japanese quake-hit areas; 44 dead

About 100,000 evacuees, some sleeping outdoors or in their cars, endured chilly weather Tuesday and another large aftershock as the death toll from Japan's twin earthquakes rose to 44. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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BYU to study Title IX, Honor Code offices' handling of reported sexual assaults

BYU issued a statement Monday addressing the recent debate over whether the school's Title IX and Honor Code offices properly handle the cases of victims who report sexual assault. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Democratic gubernatorial candidates fire at GOP governor, lawmakers in debate

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Vaughn Cook and Mike Weinholtz took aim at Utah's Republican-dominated state government more than each other in their first debate Monday. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Three Utah gubernatorial candidates announce running mates

Three gubernatorial candidates announced their pick for lieutenant governor Monday. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Brazil president says she won't quit after impeachment vote

President Dilma Rousseff said Monday she is "indignant" over a congressional vote to open impeachment proceedings against her and vowed to fight what she called the injustice. She again... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Michigan governor to drink Flint water for at least a month

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder will drink Flint water at home and at work for at least a month to show to residents it is safe with the use of a faucet filter, he said Monday. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Dramatic rescue amid rubble gives Ecuador hope for survivors

Rescuers pulled three people out alive Monday after they had been trapped for more than 32 hours in the rubble of a shopping center that was flattened by this weekend's powerful earthquake on... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Governor, legislative leaders agree to restore vetoed education funds

Gov. Gary Herbert will call state lawmakers into special session next month to restore nearly $4.8 million in education funding he vetoed in March. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Almost all GOP candidates pledge support for party policies

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Almost all of the hundreds of Republicans running for public office or political positions in Utah have pledged their support for the GOP platform under a new litmus... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Another poll shows Sanders would beat Trump in Utah

Self-described Democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders would beat Republican billionaire Donald Trump in Utah if they face each other for president, and it wouldn't be close. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Boko Haram still a threat months after 'technical victory'

Here on the front line against Boko Haram, no one boasts of having "technically" won the war. Read more »

April 18, 2016

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Yemeni rebels back out of peace talks at last moment

Yemen's Shiite rebels backed out of U.N.-brokered peace talks just hours before the negotiations were to start Monday in Kuwait, demanding an immediate halt to airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition... Read more »

April 18, 2016

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