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Published: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 00:00:01 MST

Last Build Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2016 03:46:03 MST

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Shutdown averted, Senate backs stop-gap spending bill

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 22:02:00 MST

With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state...
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At least 43,000 homeless after Aceh quake in Indonesia

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:25:00 MST

At least 43,000 people have been displaced by the powerful earthquake that hit Indonesia's Aceh province, authorities said...
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Judge finalizes Khloe Kardashian's divorce from Lamar Odom

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:32:00 MST

Khlomar is officially no more.
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Japan ratifies Pacific trade pact that Trump plans to dump

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:36:00 MST

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won parliamentary approval Friday for ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership,...
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Giraffes have officially been declared "vulnerable to extinction"

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:06:00 MST

Giraffes are dying at an alarming rate, causing the animal to be classified as "vulnerable to extinction."
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Giuliani removes himself from State Department consideration

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:51:00 MST

President-elect Donald Trump says Rudy Giuliani is taking himself out of consideration for a position in his administration.
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World Vision says hundreds affected by Solomon Islands quake

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:04:00 MST

Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude...
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Trump jovially rejoins campaign trail, tosses hat to a fan

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:45:00 MST

Appearing jovial and relaxed, Donald Trump plunged back into election politics Friday, a full month after he won the...
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7 of the AP's top feature photos of 2016

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 15:20:00 MST

As has been done in years past, the Associated Press has released its annual top feature photos of the year.
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Amazon.com sales tax deal at 1.31 percent

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:25:00 MST

The state negotiated a deal for Amazon.com to start collecting sales taxes from Utah customers that does not include an...
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A.M. notes: More details on Amazon deal, South Korea votes to impeach leader, Trump to stay in TV

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:45:00 MST

Want to know the news of the day? Here's a look at some of the biggest trending stories around Utah and the United States.
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Bombing on Cairo road to pyramids kills 6 Egyptian police

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:24:00 MST

A bombing on a main Cairo road leading to the Giza pyramids killed six police and wounded another three on Friday, the...
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South Korean president is impeached in stunning fall

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:38:00 MST

South Korean lawmakers on Friday impeached President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the country's first female...
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Doping report details 'institutional conspiracy' in Russia

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:11:00 MST

A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging "institutional conspiracy" that involved more than 1,000...
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Survey ranks creation of good-paying jobs first, finds optimism despite deep divisions

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:00:00 MST

The latest Heartland survey hints at a readiness to move forward, expert says. But while it finds some optimism, lingering...
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Amazon.com entitled to keep 18 percent of sales taxes collected in Utah

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:45:00 MST

Amazon.com is entitled to keep 18 percent of sales taxes collected in Utah under the terms of a confidential agreement with...
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Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:00:00 MST

For protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline, the messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are confusing: The...
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Gov't proposal envisions phone calls on airline flights

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:43:00 MST

Airlines passengers would be allowed to make phone calls during flights using Wi-Fi with the permission of the air carrier...
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Harry Reid bids farewell to Senate after 30 years

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:25:00 MST

Sen. Harry Reid bid farewell to the Senate Thursday after 30 years in the chamber and more than a decade as top Democrat, a...
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US official warns of North Korean nuclear capabilities

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:51:00 MST

North Korea now has the capability to launch a nuclear weapon, a senior U.S. military official said Thursday, adding that...
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