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Officials: 150 homes burned in deadly California wildfire

A voracious and deadly wildfire in central California has burned 150 homes and the toll may rise.

Trump camp scrambles to shape up before GOP convention

Republicans are sprinting to shape up Donald Trump's presidential campaign before the party's national convention in three weeks, even as leading members of the party carry a deep antipathy or... Read more »

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Pope visits Armenia's closed border with Turkey on last day

Pope Francis is wrapping up his trip to Armenia with a Sunday liturgy in the Apostolic cathedral celebrated by his Orthodox hosts and a visit to Armenia's closed border with Turkey amid new... Read more »

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In need of help, Trump finds few willing to work for him

Donald Trump has finally acknowledged that to best compete against Hillary Clinton he needs more than the bare-bones campaign team that led him to primary success. But many of the most experienced... Read more »

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Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump's insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: a... Read more »

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Utah gets high marks for child well-being, falls behind in health care

Utah again ranks among the top 10 states for overall child well-being, according to an annual report by the Annie E. Case Foundation published this week. Read more »

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18 dead in West Virginia floods; focus on search and rescue

As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 18 people — Ronnie Scott's wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. She fled to... Read more »

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Utah GOP brings up father's bank scandal in son's race

Democratic congressional candidate Doug Owens is criticizing a Utah Republican Party email highlighting the involvement of his father, the late Rep. Wayne Owens, in the 1992 U.S. House bank scandal. Read more »

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David Cameron's resignation to set off leadership scramble

An intense leadership battle is expected to unfold within Britain's Conservative Party after its long-standing, passionate split over the country's role in Europe reached a pinnacle Friday with a... Read more »

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Markets reel as world absorbs shock of UK vote for Brexit

Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. Read more »

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Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they've never known

Carlos Ordonez says he has no idea what peace looks like. The 25 year-old's town has been under constant threat from rebels for as long as he remembers. Read more »

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Pro-EU Scots, Northern Irish eye UK escape after Brexit vote

The United Kingdom's stunning vote to depart the European Union could end in the breakup of the U.K. itself. Read more »

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Officials: No evidence Orlando gunman was gay

FBI investigators so far have not turned up persuasive evidence that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was gay or pursuing gay relationships, according to two government officials familiar with the... Read more »

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World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory

Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped from conducting tests. Read more »

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Photo Gallery: Britain joins EU in 1973

EDITOR'S NOTE: Britain voted in a referendum Thursday to leave the European Union. Britain was not included when the precursor to the EU was formed following World War II, but finally joined the... Read more »

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Midvale proposing property tax hike

Midvale is proposing a property tax increase for the first time since 2010. Read more »

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Feud between 2 Salt Lake police officers sparks civil lawsuit

A bad falling out that led to a confrontation between two off-duty Salt Lake police officers and at least one being disciplined by the department has now culminated in a civil lawsuit. Read more »

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Sanders says he'll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet

Bernie Sanders said Friday he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president, stopping short of a full endorsement of his Democratic presidential rival more than a week after the final primary contests. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Obama names Stonewall national monument; 1st for gay rights

President Barack Obama created the first national monument to gay rights on Friday, designating the iconic Stonewall Inn in Manhattan where the modern gay rights movement took root nearly five... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Britain votes to leave EU: Cameron resigns; markets rocked (+video)

Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister Friday, sending global markets plunging and shattering the stability of a... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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North Korea: We won't abandon nukes with US gun to our head

The top North Korean official for U.S. relations told The Associated Press on Friday that his country is now a nuclear threat to be reckoned with, and Washington can expect more nuclear tests and... Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Trump, in Scotland, links Brexit vote to his campaign

Donald Trump, in a visit to Scotland on Friday, hailed Britain's vote to leave the European Union, drawing parallels to the anger driving his own presidential campaign. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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How the tech industry grew a rural Utah town by 417 percent in just one year

As Utah County's prosperity spills over into the once small town of Vineyard, the town's population is booming with a projection that will grow from a few hundred to at least 40,000. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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Championship ring: President calls Cavs coach after title

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue got a unique championship ring — from the White House. Read more »

June 24, 2016

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'No' to Obama's immigration plans, Supreme Court says

A short-handed and deeply divided Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Barack Obama's immigration plan to help millions living in the U.S. illegally, effectively killing the plan for the... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Vandalism discovered at sacred Native Hawaiian site

Vandals etched crosses on the crumbling remains of the 180-year-old palace of a former Hawaiian king, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said Thursday. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Britain will leave the 28-nation European Union, tally says (+video)

Tally by the BBC shows Britain has voted to leave the 28-nation European Union. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Millcreek mayor hopeful diagnosed with aggressive tumor days before primary

Fred Healey, one of Millcreek's mayoral candidates, has announced that his health has taken a hard turn, complicating his political prospects, and even prompting him to endorse one of his opponents... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Clinton failed to hand over key email to State Department

Former Secretary Hillary Clinton failed to turn over a copy of a key message involving problems caused by her use of a private homebrew email server, the State Department confirmed Thursday. The... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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CNN hires fired Trump campaign manager Lewandowski

CNN snapped up former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to work as a political commentator on Thursday, only three days after the political operative was fired. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Immigration ruling called hurtful, a necessary check on executive powers

The Supreme Court’s ruling halting Obama administration programs intended to protect unauthorized immigrants from deportation was hurtful and disappointing, advocates say, but GOP elected... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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GOP gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson rolls out plans for first 100 days in office

Republican candidate for governor Jonathan Johnson, Gov. Gary Herbert's challenger in Tuesday's primary election, rolled out his plans for his first 100 days in office and said the race is still up... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Interim education chief Sydnee Dickson appointed as state superintendent

Sydnee Dickson was chosen Thursday to lead the Utah State Office of Education as the state superintendent of public instruction. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Nevada gambling regulators to weigh new fantasy sports model

A new gambling platform set for approval Thursday in Nevada will further blur the lines between sports betting and fantasy sports, coming as the daily fantasy sports industry argues in the face of... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Democrats end 25-hour plus protest to demand House gun votes

House Democrats have ended their 25½-hour sit-in on the chamber's floor that they've been staging to demand votes on gun control. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Kaysville to fete retiring city manager at open house

Kaysville officials are honoring retiring City Manager John Thacker at an open house on Thursday, June 30, from 4-6 p.m., at the police station, 80 S. Main. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Obama immigration plan blocked by 4-4 tie at Supreme Court

A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama's immigration plan that sought to shield millions living in the U.S. illegally from deportation. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Family demands news of Chibok girl who escaped Boko Haram

Nigeria's Bring Back Our Girls movement and family members are demanding that the government provide news of the only schoolgirl among 219 kidnapped to escape the clutches of Boko Haram Islamic... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Applications for US jobless aid fall, a sign of low layoffs

Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that employers are holding onto their staffs and may even step up hiring. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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2011 effort to remove judge shows bold Trump legal tactics

Donald Trump's recent calls for a federal judge hearing a fraud case against Trump University to step down aren't the first time he's sought a judge's recusal. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Big accreditor of for-profit colleges could lose authority

A vote by an advisory panel to the Education Department could set the nation's largest accreditor of for-profit colleges firmly on a path to closing its doors, potentially leaving hundreds of... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Utah is youngest state in country but growing in diversity

Utah remains the youngest state in the country, with a median age of 30.7, compared with the U.S. median age of 37.8. Utah and Cache counties are among the 10 youngest counties in the nation, with... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Markets, bettors put money on Britons remaining in EU

Financial markets and bettors put their money on Britain's voting to remain a part of the European Union on Thursday in a historic referendum that threatens to undermine the experiment in... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Paris labor protest takes place without incident

Tens of thousands of people marched in Paris on Thursday to protest planned labor reforms, gathering for a demonstration that authorities had initially considered banning due to the violence that... Read more »

June 23, 2016

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Texas affirmative action plan survives Supreme Court review

The University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race has survived another round at the Supreme Court. The justices on Thursday upheld the Texas program by a 4-3 vote. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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US starts expected series of releases from Guantanamo prison

A man from Yemen who spent the past 14 years in custody at Guantanamo Bay has been freed and sent to the Balkan nation of Montenegro, the Pentagon said Wednesday, marking the start of what is... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Emery County defrauded out of nearly $40,000 because of email scam, police say

Emery County was defrauded out of $38,700 when it was inadvertently filed to an unauthorized account in response to a fraudulent email, police said Wednesday. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Evacuations still in place as Saddle Fire grows; governor decries drone interference (+ video)

Mandatory evacuations remained in place in Lloyd's Canyon on Wednesday as the Saddle Fire continued to grow. Read more »

June 22, 2016

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House, Senate GOP seals agreement on $1.1B Zika measure

House and Senate Republicans have reached agreement among themselves on a $1.1 billion measure to combat the Zika virus, but the measure drew immediate opposition from Democrats who signaled they... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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Nearly 70 percent of Utahns say Donald Trump doesn't have 'proper temperament' to be president

Nearly 70 percent of Utah voters believe Donald Trump doesn't have "the proper temperament" to be president, and most also think the GOP's presumptive nominee is less qualified than Democrat... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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ACLU sues the state over inadequate legal defense for poor Utahns

Claiming years of inaction to repair an inconsistent, overburdened and underfunded legal defense system, the ACLU of Utah and the law firm Holland and Hart have filed a class-action lawsuit against... Read more »

June 22, 2016

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