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Published: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:00:01 MST

Last Build Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:24:28 MST

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'This is not a drill': Alaska residents share frightening videos of emergency sirens after earthquake

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:17:00 MST

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck off the Gulf of Alaska on Tuesday, spreading statewide panic about possible tsunamis...
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A.M. notes: Herriman High students cry censorship, Olympic vote delayed again, earthquake off Gulf of Alaska

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:00:00 MST

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here’s a look at the news for Jan. 23.
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This new app makes you use your smartphone less (seriously)

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:37:00 MST

The new app Thrive recently became available for free, and now it’s beginning to make waves through the smartphone...
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Sen. Mike Lee explains voting against bills shutting down, reopening government

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:35:00 MST

Sen. Mike Lee explains why he voted against the failed bill that resulted in a federal government shutdown last Friday and...
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Del Toro's 'Shape of Water' lands a leading 13 Oscar nods

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:47:00 MST

Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became...
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After girl's killing, Pakistani women speak out on abuse

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:08:00 MST

The brutal rape and killing of Zainab Ansari, a 7-year-old girl whose body was left in a garbage dump, has unleashed a wave...
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Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:00:00 MST

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation,...
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Big pay package for Musk, with even bigger goals for Tesla

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:44:00 MST

Elon Musk will remain at Tesla Inc. under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth.
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Trump hits solar panels, washing machines with tariffs

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:23:00 MST

President Donald Trump is signing a measure Tuesday imposing tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing...
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Official: Americans killed, injured in attack on Kabul hotel

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:20:00 MST

Multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban's 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan,...
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Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:16:00 MST

A powerful earthquake struck off an island in the Gulf of Alaska, prompting a tsunami threat that sent the state's residents...
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US says Turk offensive in Syria is disruptive

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:02:00 MST

Turkey's air and ground offensive against Kurds in northwestern Syria has distracted from international efforts to finish off...
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Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shooting

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:57:00 MST

The gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58...
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Trump's global gag rule goes far beyond abortion, groups say

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:57:00 MST

President Donald Trump's dramatic expansion of a ban on U.S. funding to foreign organizations that promote or provide...
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Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:52:00 MST

President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction...
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Back to work: Government shutdown ends after Dems relent

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:59:00 MST

President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction...
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Catholic bishops side with labor unions in Supreme Court case

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:45:00 MST

U.S. Roman Catholic bishops are backing public sector unions in an upcoming Supreme Court case, pitting church leaders...
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Here's why you'll probably want to fly into Denver's airport

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 14:14:00 MST

The Denver International Airport hopes to become a worldwide destination in itself in the face of shifting trends in air travel.
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End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibuster

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 12:48:00 MST

Congress sped toward reopening the government Monday, as Senate Democrats dropped their objections to a temporary funding...
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A.M. notes: Senate reaches a deal, Utes and Cougars make Super Bowl, Ginsburg talks #MeToo

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:19:00 MST

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here’s a look at the news for Jan. 22.
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