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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"

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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State unveils plans to 'measurably reduce' rates of intergenerational poverty among Utah children

Key state administrators Tuesday released five - and 10-year plans intended to "measurably reduce" the incidence of Utah children remaining in the cycles of poverty and public assistance dependency... Read more »

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Utah educators skeptical of civics test requirement

Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday signed a bill into law that will require Utah students to pass a citizenship naturalization test before receiving a high school diploma. 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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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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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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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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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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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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IRS chief: Processing backlog of tax-exempt groups is gone

The head of the IRS says his agency has eliminated a huge processing backlog of groups seeking tax-exempt status. Read more »

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State Department says Hillary Clinton sent only 4 emails about drones; Clinton mixed personal, work chats

The State Department says it can find only four emails sent between former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and her staff concerning drone strikes and certain U.S. surveillance programs, and those... Read more »

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Obama vetoes measure against swifter union elections

President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure passed by the Republican-run Congress blocking the National Labor Relations Board from streamlining the process for union elections, saying... Read more »

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Motel 'party' with strangers preceded spy agency shooting

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

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US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

In a highly anticipated announcement, the United States will offer a roughly 28 percent emissions cut as its contribution to a major global climate treaty nearing the final stages of negotiation,... Read more »

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France seizes moment to push for Mideast talks

France sees a window of opportunity after Israel's elections to get the United States on board with a new push for Mideast peace, and is preparing a draft U.N Security Council resolution in about... Read more »

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Former Putin allies question his political course

As Russian President Vladimir Putin marks 15 years in office, his former long-term allies are questioning his political course and warning of the economic consequences of his aggressive foreign... Read more »

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Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays... Read more »

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Spokesman: Nigeria opposition candidate won, fears 'tricks'

Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential election but fears his victory could be stolen by "tricks" from... Read more »

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Violence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race

A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's most troubled neighborhoods fueled nearly constant... Read more »

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Transportation strike in Argentina shuts down country

Many businesses were shuttered and streets were mostly empty Tuesday as transportation unions brought Argentina to a standstill with a one-day nationwide strike to protest income tax rates and high... Read more »

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Political polarization is a driving force in income inequality

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Once again, researchers have found that political polarization is a driving force in income inequality. Read more »

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Unease about immigration at core of UK election campaign

Boston is a typical English town — ancient church, traditional shops, Polish supermarkets, Baltic bakeries. Amid the bargain-hunting crowds on market day, eastern European languages are... Read more »

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Indiana lawmakers try to quiet firestorm surrounding new law

Gov. Mike Pence called off public appearances Monday and sports officials planned an "Indy Welcomes All" campaign ahead of this weekend's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis as lawmakers scrambled to... Read more »

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President Obama to make first trip to Utah this week as president

President Barack Obama is scheduled to make his first trip to Utah this week as commander-in-chief. Read more »

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Sen. Marco Rubio to announce next campaign on April 13

Closing in on an expected announcement that he will run for president, Sen. Marco Rubio said Monday that he is planning a political event in two weeks in Miami to announce his 2016 plans. Read more »

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