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Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance, peace

Nicole Winfield and Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:11am

Pope Francis urged Egypt's leading imams on Friday to teach their students to reject violence in God's name and preach messages of peace and tolerance instead, forging ahead with a delicate visit to the Arab world's most populous country following a spate of deadly Islamic militant attacks against Christians.

'Apartheid' furor comes amid 50 years of Israeli occupation

Karin Laub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:55am

Labeling Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "apartheid" is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline — so combustible are the passions on both sides.

Tombstone of famed rabbi damaged in Czech town of Prostejov

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:10am

A tombstone of a well-known rabbi at a former Jewish cemetery in the Czech town of Prostejov has been damaged.

Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:30am

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ventured Wednesday into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings.

Pope Francis arrives at Cairo's Al-Azhar, highest seat of world's Sunni Muslim learning, to meet Egypt's grand imam

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:50am

Pope Francis arrives at Cairo's Al-Azhar, highest seat of world's Sunni Muslim learning, to meet Egypt's grand imam.

UK man dressed as gorilla crawls through London Marathon

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:45am

The London Marathon started five days ago, and Tom Harrison is nearly done.

Pope Francis meets Egypt's president at the start of the Catholic pontiff's historic two-day visit to Egypt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:40am

Pope Francis meets Egypt's president at the start of the Catholic pontiff's historic two-day visit to Egypt.

NYPD: Woman shot at point-blank range saved by her purse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:34am

Police say a New York City woman shot at point-blank range during a robbery was saved from a bullet wound thanks to her purse.

AP Explains: Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:23am

Pope Francis meets Friday with the leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, part of a two-day trip to the Arab world's most populous country that comes as Islamic State group militants have been increasingly targeting its Christian minority.

Llama on the lam: Trooper lassoes llama loose on roadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:20am

Massachusetts State Police are praising the cowboy skills of one their troopers after he lassoed a llama that was loose on a state highway and led it to safety.

Pope Francis' plane touches down in Cairo for historic two-day visit to show a united Christian-Muslim front

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:04am

Pope Francis' plane touches down in Cairo for historic two-day visit to show a united Christian-Muslim front.

China convicts Christian lawyer of subverting state power

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 3:40am

A Chinese court has convicted a prominent Christian human rights lawyer on charges of subverting state power and sentenced him to three years in prison, with the sentence suspended for four years, the court said Friday.

German ban on full-face veils for public servants goes ahead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 2:43am

The German Parliament has approved a government proposal that would ban the wearing of full-face veils for public servants while they are at work.

Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods

Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:52pm

Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean. An island at high tide and flanked by sheer cliffs, it's among Bali's most photographed sites, particularly for the mesmerizing sunsets that transform the waters into a shimmering orange vista.

Clearfield boys caught on camera doing the right thing

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:40pm

It seems like surveillance cameras capture just about everything these days; usually showing people at their worst. However, sometimes it has the ability to capture people at their very best.

Alex Jones loses primary custody; ex-wife gets joint custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:17pm

A jury has stripped right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones of having primary custody of his children and awarded joint custody to his ex-wife.

Will you get diabetes from a Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino?

Rebecca Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:32pm

Starbucks released its Unicorn Frappuccino last week and made quite the splash. Some critics condemned the drink. Were they right?

Trump tower fated not to rise in Indonesian isle of the gods

Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 7:58pm

Thousands of people flock daily to the centuries-old, sacred Hindu temple at Tanah Lot, a rock formation that juts into the Indian Ocean. An island at high tide and flanked by sheer cliffs, it's among Bali's most photographed sites, particularly for the mesmerizing sunsets that transform the waters into a shimmering orange vista.

Midvale man gets new kidney from sister-in-law

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 5:45pm

Organ donation saves lives and changes lives.