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Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall was a depression-plagued teen.

Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings

The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims... Read more »

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IS attack on Afghan protest kills 80 people, wounds more than 200

An explosion struck a large demonstration march in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Saturday, causing multiple casualties, according to officials and witnesses. Read more »

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Utah Democrats headed to 'historic' national convention

Utah delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia that starts Monday will be part of history as Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman presidential nominee in a major party. Read more »

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'These are tough times ... but we're tough people' (+video)

Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as "a progressive who likes to get things done," joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next... Read more »

10 hours ago

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AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime... Read more »

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How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP

Hillary Clinton's search for a vice president started with a commanding victory in the New York primary and a special delivery in a plastic Duane Reed bag. Three months later, it ended with a phone... Read more »

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Kaine liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns

Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy... Read more »

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South Sudan armed opposition claims to remove vice president

A faction of South Sudan's armed opposition said Saturday it had replaced its leader who is also the country's first vice president, a move which could lead to further turmoil following deadly... Read more »

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8 Turks who fled to Greece are a diplomatic 'hot potato'

The Turkish military helicopter that landed in the Greek border city of Alexandroupolis just as an attempted coup was being quashed in Turkey has turned into one of the toughest diplomatic... Read more »

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Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention

The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned. Read more »

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Trump takes time from victory lap to swat at Ted Cruz

A day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump pivoted back to the GOP primaries on Friday, choosing to re-litigate a pair of monthsold battles with rival Ted Cruz. Read more »

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California governor denies parole for Manson follower

California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole Friday for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson who is serving a life sentence for killing a wealthy grocer and... Read more »

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Self-assured, Kaine brings a steady hand to Clinton ticket

Tim Kaine has an Election Day tradition when his name is on the ballot. The avid outdoorsman votes early, then goes hiking in the woods with friends and family for a few hours of calm away from the... Read more »

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Provo airport expansion could provide up to 700 new jobs

A planned expansion to the Provo Municipal Airport could add up to 700 jobs for Utah County residents and potentially bring more commercial airlines to the city. Read more »

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Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?

Members of Utah's congressional delegation are sponsoring a proposal that would allow mountain biking in wilderness areas. Read more »

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Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter. Read more »

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AP source: Clinton's choice for VP to be announced Friday

Hillary Clinton will introduce her running mate Friday, seeking to snatch attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just hours after he closed out his convention with a fiery and... Read more »

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Ex-KKK leader David Duke runs for Senate: 'My time has come'

Declaring "the climate of this country has moved in my direction," white supremacist David Duke registered Friday for Louisiana's U.S. Senate race, saying he was partially spurred by the recent... Read more »

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Utah militia leader vows to 'strike back' in video

A Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin talked about his plans to go on the offensive and strike back by damaging government buildings and vehicles in a... Read more »

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Obama rejects Trump depiction of US in crisis

President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their... Read more »

yesterday

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Ex-KKK leader David Duke says he plans to run for US Senate

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, an avowed white supremacist, announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Read more »

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Rupert Murdoch vows Fox News without Ailes is still Fox

Fox News Channel is minus founding leader Roger Ailes but not its direction, Rupert Murdoch vowed. Read more »

yesterday

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Trump's closer is over, Clinton set to snag attention

In the swirl of balloons and cheers of the masses, Donald Trump finally had his Rocky moment after a rocky convention, and now Democrats are eager to step up for their own spectacle. Hillary... Read more »

yesterday

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Utah delegates finally stand and cheer for Donald Trump

After a week of friction over Donald Trump, the Utah delegation at the Republican National Convention stood and even cheered him. Earlier, they debated whether they've been an embarrassment because... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Daughter Ivanka Trump raises issues father rarely mentions

Donald Trump's daughter promised Thursday that her father will fight for equal pay for women and affordable childcare for parents, issues the Republican nominee has rarely if ever addressed on the... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Brazil nabs 10 IS backers in Olympics anti-terror swoop

Ten Brazilians who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State militant group were arrested Thursday, authorities announced, describing them as "amateurs" who discussed on social media the possibility... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Salt Lake's 'passive' house a model of innovative design, materials

For a "passive" house, it's a model of forward thinking. On Thursday, Salt Lake City officials cut the ribbon on a Poplar Grove house that employs design and materials innovations that render it... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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The day after: Lee defends Cruz at GOP convention; Hughes calls it 'black eye'

Sen. Mike Lee chastised Republican delegates Thursday for booing his friend Sen. Ted Cruz during his national convention speech in Cleveland. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Poll: Utah voters support raising taxes to help students

The majority of Utahns support paying more in income taxes to provide additional money for students, teachers and classrooms, a new poll shows. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Utah delegation tours Ralphie's house

Matt Holton has a photo taken with a leg lamp as Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the house featured in the 1983 film “A Christmas Story” before attending the... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Kaine emerges as a favorite in Clinton's VP search

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has emerged as the leading contender to join the Democratic ticket as Hillary Clinton's running mate, according to two Democrats, who both cautioned that Clinton has not... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Hundreds of demonstrators gather on convention's last day

Hundreds of demonstrators for and against Donald Trump gathered in Cleveland's Public Square ahead of the last night of the Republican convention Thursday, and police on bicycles and on foot fanned... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Live at the GOP convention: Donald Trump ready to accept nomination

Reporter Lisa Riley Roche and photographer Jeffrey Allred are live at the Republican National Convention. Follow the events of the final day at the convention live. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Giant algal bloom likely to fuel Utah Lake study

The giant algal bloom with cyanobacteria cell counts that are off the charts is underscoring the state Division of Water Quality's desire to embark on an expansive study of Utah Lake and how to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Tooele School District to hold hearing on proposed tax increase

The Tooele County School District will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax increase at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9, at the district office, 92 Lodestone Way. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Herriman adopts new rules for detached structures, fences, landscaping

Three new ordinances have been adopted that may affect residents planning to install fences, build detached structures or install landscaping. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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PacifiCorp will appeal order designed to help clear the air in national parks

PacifiCorp said it will appeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's June decision to impose federal restrictions on a pair of Utah power plants to reduce emissions as part of an effort to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Can police-community relations be improved? Talking helps, residents say

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown hosted a workshop on police-community relationships Thursday evening. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Appellate court upholds water rights diversion for planned nuclear power plant

The Utah Court of Appeals ruled that a district court judge did not err when he upheld the state engineer's decision granting the diversion of water from Green River for use at a planned nuclear... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Venezuela presents details in weapons case against Utah man

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday presented what they said are new details in the case against a 24-year-old Utah man being held on weapons charges. Read more »

July 21, 2016

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Cruz: Not supporting candidate who wages personal attacks (+video)

A night after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz remained defiant about Donald Trump Thursday, saying he is not a "servile puppy dog" and vowing not to... Read more »

July 21, 2016

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2 charged in attack on gay men; prosecutor calls Utah hate crimes law too weak

Assault charges were filed Wednesday against two Wyoming men who allegedly attacked two gay men near a Salt Lake gay bar in 2014, but a chief prosecutor said he is disappointed he was unable to... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Tooele praised for 'incredible' support in wake of devastating fire

Less than 24 hours after a blaze ripped through a Tooele neighborhood late Tuesday, county officials, emergency leaders, faith groups, local businesses and community volunteers had already rallied... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Trump's moment: Speech to close GOP convention's final day

Three long days of attacks on Hillary Clinton, floor fiascos and testaments to Donald Trump have come and gone, and now the big moment of the Republican National Convention has arrived. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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17 arrested in flag-burning melee outside GOP convention

Police arrested 17 people Wednesday after a melee broke out during a flag-burning in the streets outside the Republican National Convention. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Thunderous boos for Cruz for refusing to endorse Trump

Undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly refused to endorse Donald Trump Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, igniting thunderous boos from furious... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Photos: Utah delegates tour historic sites in Kirtland

Utah delegates to the Republican National Convention tour the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio, on Wednesday before attending the third day of the convention in Cleveland. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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Utah GOP delegates finally fired up — but over Cruz, not Pence

Utah Republicans reluctant to accept Donald Trump as their nominee finally were fired up at the Republican National Convention, when their choice for president, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, spoke Wednesday. Read more »

July 20, 2016

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BLM releases blueprint for oil and gas development, potash mining in Moab area

The Moab area is an outdoor recreation mecca, but it is also home to a rich array of mineral resources, including potash deposits, and vast oil and gas reserves. The Bureau of Land Management... Read more »

July 20, 2016

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