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Paris mayor says 'solution' found for black feminist event

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 11:43am

The mayor of Paris said Monday that a "clear solution" has been found with organizers of a festival for black feminists, an event that had aroused her ire because four-fifths of the festival space was to be open exclusively to black women.

Pieces of pig placed on plot of future mosque in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 11:24am

Nine wooden spikes topped with parts of a dead pig were planted on a plot of land where Muslims are planning to build a mosque in the eastern city of Erfurt, German police said Monday.

6-day war begets 50 years of strife for Israel

Dan Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:20am

It may well be remembered as a pyrrhic victory for Israel: in six days it stunned the world by vanquishing several Arab armies, only to be saddled with a deeply corrosive 50-year fight with the Palestinians for the Holy Land.

6-day war begets 50 years of strife for Israel

Dan Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:14am

It may well be remembered as a pyrrhic victory for Israel: in six days it stunned the world by vanquishing several Arab armies, only to be saddled with a deeply corrosive 50-year fight with the Palestinians for the Holy Land.

India's limits on selling cattle could hurt industry, diets

Nirmala George, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 6:53am

A new ban imposed by India's government on the sale of cows and buffaloes for slaughter to protect animals considered holy by many Hindus is drawing widespread protests from state governments and animal-related industries.

Hungary signs accord with archbishop to support Iraqi clinic

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 6:13am

Hungary's government is donating 145 million forints ($525,000) to Saint Joseph's Clinic in Erbil, Iraq, which provides services for mainly Christian refugees living in the city.

Travel ban to test Supreme Court view of presidential power

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 1:34am

The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump.

Rwanda native shares story of survival, forgiveness to people who killed her family

Carole Mikita  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:49pm

Not only did Immaculee Ilibagiza survive the genocide in her homeland of Rwanda, she also forgave the people who killed her family.

Mom who went to classes with quadriplegic son gets MBA

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 7:57pm

A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration.

Science Says: Medications prevent opioid addiction relapse

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 5:29pm

Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery: Does treating opioid addiction with medication save lives? Or does it trade one addiction for another?

Abraham Lincoln document from Civil War up for sale

Dakin Andone, CNN  |  Posted   May 28th - 2:38pm

This Memorial Day, historical collectors have the opportunity to snag a rare Civil War item: a document believed to be the only one with the signatures of President Abraham Lincoln and his fellow Union political and military leaders.

Have You Seen This? John Williams musically rules the world

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 28th - 2:07pm

It’s mind-blowing to realize how much John Williams has been a major musical part of our lives.

AP Explains: Iraq's slow grind to retake IS-held Mosul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 1:20pm

Iraq's fight to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group has been the largest and the longest operation against the extremists in the nearly three years since they overran a third of the country. Mosul is Iraq's second-largest city after the capital Baghdad and was a key logistical and economic hub for IS when the extremists' footprint spanned much of Iraq's north and into neighboring Syria. Iraq's prime minister had originally pledged Mosul would be retaken by the end of 2016, but it quickly became clear IS planned to draw out their inevitable defeat, leaving destruction and human suffering in their wake.

Egypt's answer to latest attack reflects despair, resolve

Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:34pm

Egypt's response to the latest deadly attack against its sizable Christian minority — a wave of airstrikes against Islamic militant installations in eastern Libya — may be a sign of both despair and resolve.

Poland's PM attends first Mass celebrated by her son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:52am

Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has attended the first Roman Catholic Mass that her older son celebrated as priest.

Google aims to connect online ads to real-world sales

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:37am

Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.

Researchers: Drug will 'dramatically reduce' need for liver transplants

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:00am

Patients' need for a transplant can be dramatically lowered by a drug that until now has been unclear with regard to its effects on the most severely ill with a liver disease, according to an Intermountain Healthcare study unveiled Friday.

Splash pad, zip lines and bouldering wall draw crowds to new Wardle Fields Park

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:55am

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation opened a new regional park on Wednesday, and hundreds of local families attended the ribbon-cutting at 14010 S. 2700 West in Bluffdale.