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Lufthansa: Co-pilot in plane crash disclosed earlier 'severe depression'

Lufthansa knew the co-pilot of the plane that crashed last week had suffered from a "serious depressive episode"

2 years after last new LDS temple was announced, construction rolls ahead

It's been 25 years since the LDS Church last went so long between announcements of new temples, but the moratorium has allowed the faith's temple department to focus on construction of previously... Read more »

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Tiny songbird tracked across 1,700 miles of open ocean

A tiny songbird that summers in the forests of northern North America has been tracked on a 1,700-mile, over-the-ocean journey from the northeastern United States and eastern Canada to the... Read more »

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Lufthansa CEO at crash site: 'Long, long time' to understand

Lufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the French Alps last week — but refused to say what the airline knew... Read more »

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Survey: US businesses add 189k jobs in March

U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The slowdown suggests that falling oil prices, a stronger dollar and harsh winter weather have generated a broader... Read more »

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The latest developments on religious objection laws

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has urged lawmakers to send a bill to his desk by the end of the week to clarify the intent of a new religious objections law that critics fear could allow discrimination... Read more »

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Israeli leader says world needs 'better deal' with Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday made a last-ditch appeal for world powers to call off an emerging nuclear agreement with Iran, saying the world must insist on a "better deal"... Read more »

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Buhari: Nigeria embraces democracy, 1-party state behind us

Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday it was time "to heal wounds," a day after Nigeria's president conceded defeat in a bitterly fought election. Read more »

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35 dead in Yemen after airstrikes hit factory vicinity

Saudi-led coalition warplanes bombed Shiite rebel positions in both north and south Yemen early Wednesday, setting off explosions and drawing return fire from anti-aircraft guns. Airstrikes also... Read more »

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Deseret Book hosts musicians, artists, authors for Ladies' Night, other conference events

The Deseret Book tradition of the conference weekend “Ladies’ Night” during the priesthood session continues at stores in Utah, Arizona and Washington. Other conference weekend... Read more »

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Man found dead at Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty

A man was found dead Tuesday in the Hollywood Hills home of Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, but officials didn't say if the body was that of J. Paul Getty's grandson. Read more »

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Student loan recipients on 'strike' meet with federal officials

Pamela Hunt is so overwhelmed by her $56,000 in student loans for what she considers a worthless criminal justice master's degree that she's joined others on a "debt strike" and refusing to pay... Read more »

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AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. Read more »

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Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

Nigeria's electoral commission has declared former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari the winner of a bitter and divisive election that is ending on a high note with President Goodluck Jonathan... Read more »

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San Diego woman wins damages against Utah trooper in unlawful search

A San Diego woman whose car was searched for drugs during a traffic stop in Utah won a civil lawsuit against a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in a jury verdict handed down Friday in U.S. District Court. Read more »

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Obama expected to stay overnight in Utah for HAFB visit

President Barack Obama is expected to arrive in Utah on Thursday for a Friday event at Hill Air Force Base and travel via Marine One during the overnight stay. Read more »

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Oversight panel issues subpoenas in Secret Service incident

The chairman of the House Oversight Committee says he is issuing subpoenas to two Secret Service agents who witnessed an episode in which two high-ranking agency officials are accused of driving... Read more »

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No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have entered into overtime, after negotiators decided to ignore a midnight Tuesday deadline and give more time to... Read more »

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Dress-wearing man killed by NSA police had lengthy record

Two cross-dressing men who were fired upon by National Security Agency police when they disobeyed orders at a heavily guarded gate had just stolen a car from a man who had picked them up and... Read more »

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Nigeria new leader Muhammadu Buhari has strict reputation

Nigeria's next president, the first opposition candidate to unseat a democratically elected president in the country's history, also knows how to take power through other means. Read more »

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3D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been. Read more »

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Cliven Bundy, supporters rally before Nevada lawmakers

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of... Read more »

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Poor American kids grow up without 'airbags,' Harvard professor says

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"Our Kids" outlines the growing opportunity gap between rich and poor children. Read more »

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Iraq premier: Troops in center of Islamic State-held Tikrit

Iraqi forces battled Islamic State militants holed up in downtown Tikrit, going house to house Tuesday in search of snipers and booby traps, and the prime minister said security forces had reached... Read more »

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Prom day killing suspect faces another psychiatric review

A judge on Tuesday ordered a Connecticut teenager accused of fatally stabbing a classmate on the day of their prom to be examined by a psychiatrist hired by the state, after his lawyers announced... Read more »

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Gowdy sets May 1 deadline for Hillary Clinton interview on emails

The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday he wants to interview Hillary Rodham Clinton by May 1. Read more »

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