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Threat to break isolation in Liberia's Ebola quarantine over low food

Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation.

Britain protests EU demand for more funding

Britain is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave... Read more »

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need... Read more »

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Camp Williams, surrounding cities seek funding to avoid encroachment

Camp Williams and leaders from surrounding cities are seeking funds and methods to avoid encroachment surrounding the base while still finding compatible uses for lands surrounding it. Read more »

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Dad: White House jumper has 'mental health' issues

The latest person to climb over the White House fence had the paranoid belief he was being watched by cameras and had previously been arrested at the executive mansion, his father said. Read more »

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Stay lifted on adoptions by same-sex parents in Utah

The Utah Supreme Court lifted a stay Thursday on same-sex adoptions in the state. Read more »

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Guantanamo prisoners in protest over women guards

Some prisoners in the highest-security unit of the Guantanamo Bay detention center have launched a protest against what they consider the religiously offensive use of female guards to move them... Read more »

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Obtaining driver's license a rite of passage that eludes most teens in Utah foster care system

Less than 2 percent of Utah teens in the state foster care system are able to obtain driver's licenses. Foster teens and the Division of Child and Family Services are asking lawmakers to consider a... Read more »

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EU leaders produce more Ebola funding at summit

The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the... Read more »

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Rand Paul tries to peel away isolationist label

Sen. Rand Paul is taking on critics who brand him an isolationist on foreign policy, advocating an approach for America that "recognizes our limits and preserves our might." Read more »

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HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants

HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long... Read more »

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Activists: Syria airstrikes toll over 500

U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on Syria have killed more than 500 people, mainly Islamic militants, since they began last month, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared in the northern Syrian... Read more »

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Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with $352 million in... Read more »

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US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales

The U.S. Treasury Department says Islamic State militants are earning about $1 million a day just from black market oil sales. Read more »

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EU leaders seek more Ebola funding at summit

The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the... Read more »

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Girls' journey renews fears of terror recruiting

The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups' use of social media to recruit people inside the United States. Read more »

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Fossil fuels rally planned for Thursday in Price

Organizers hope to draw as many as 10,000 people to a Thursday night rally in Price that's meant to educate the public about the benefits of developing Utah's coal, oil and natural gas resources. Read more »

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GOP senators, congressmen offer support to Love and slam her opponent's tactics

Republican members of Utah's congressional delegation stood in support of GOP 4th District candidate Mia Love on Wednesday and slammed the campaign tactics of her opponent, Democrat Doug Owens. Read more »

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Utahns support bill making clear clergy don't have to perform same-sex marriages, poll shows

Utahns overwhelmingly support legislation clarifying that clergy don't have to perform same-sex weddings, a new poll shows. Read more »

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Proposed rules on university researchers' hemp cultivation may go too far, Utah lawmaker says

Proposed rules on university researchers' cultivation of industrial hemp may go beyond legislative intent of Utah's law, says Sen. Mark Madsen, R-Lehi. One proposal would give law enforcement... Read more »

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2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was killed by the... Read more »

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Daggett County lands compromise touted as model for nation

Celebrants met Wednesday at the Utah Capitol to acknowledge the compromise that went into crafting the Daggett County public lands initiative that will create new wilderness but allow for energy... Read more »

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Shots ring out at Canada's Parliament

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A masked gunman dressed all in black shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital Wednesday, then entered Parliament, where dozens of shots rang out,... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Inspector: 'Serious lapse' at Secret Service

A government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a... Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Erdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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