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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...

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...

Judge finalizes Khloe Kardashian's divorce from Lamar Odom

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 19:32:00 MST

Khlomar is officially no more.

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,...

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."

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.

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...

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...

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.
(image) sales tax deal at 1.31 percent

Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:25:00 MST

The state negotiated a deal for to start collecting sales taxes from Utah customers that does not include an...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...
(image) entitled to keep 18 percent of sales taxes collected in Utah

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:45:00 MST is entitled to keep 18 percent of sales taxes collected in Utah under the terms of a confidential agreement with...

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...

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...

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...

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...