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Zimbabwe: American lion killer's extradition being sought

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:22pm

Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage, a Cabinet minister said Friday.

Have You Seen This? World's longest water slide

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:14pm

Get a firsthand look at a ride down the world's longest water slide.

Trial dates set for teen accused of murdering Riverton girl

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 12:16pm

Trial dates have been blocked out for of an 18-year-old accused of killing his girlfriend when he was 14, even as his attorney says he is awaiting new information that could shape their case.

Utah man creates app to spark creativity

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:44am

Tanner Christensen wasn't in the app-making business, but he had a personal itch that he wanted to scratch. He wanted an app that would kindle a person's creativity, so he created Brainbean.

Quiz: Do you know these Utah locations?

Gary Sorensen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:29am

Have fun taking this travel quiz that is all about Utah. See how much you know about our great state.

Urban Meyer is salty; yes, there is crying in baseball

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:06am

Here are four major questions left by the world of sports from the past few days, courtesy of this week in social media.

WikiLeaks says US spied on Japanese government, companies

Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:50am

The WikiLeaks website published documents Friday that it said shows the U.S. government spied on Japanese officials and companies.

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One state's plan to keep exceptional teachers in the classroom

Eric Schulzke, Deseret News National  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:32am

"Opportunity culture" program offers pay and career incentives to teachers to teach rather than administrate, and the results just in are looking impressive.

Cops: Man buys car after taking $150K left by ATM workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:32am

One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money hours later, police said.

Lawsuit: CVS overcharged customers for drugs

Aaron Smith, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:18am

CVS is overcharging customers who have insurance by "fraudulently" jacking up prices on prescription drugs, while those with cash are paying much less, a lawsuit claims.

iOS 9 makes the iPhone a smarter smartphone

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:03am

The trope used to be that Android was for nerds and iPhones were for technophobes.

Man accused in night vision goggles case will go to Utah

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 9:30am

A man arrested in Hawaii for allegedly trying to buy military-grade night vision goggles is being sent to Utah.

Back to Beijing for 2nd Olympics in 14 years

Stephen Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:45am

Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.

SUU hopes for help to house large freshman class

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:21am

With less than a month until the semester begins at Southern Utah University, officials are scrambling to house the school's largest freshman class to date.

Shooting at convenience store not random, police say

Linda Williams and Brittany Copeland  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:16am

South Salt Lake police were searching for four men after shots apparently were fired at a Maverik convenience store. Police found bullet casings and blood, but no victim.

Google Street View cars will soon measure pollution

Ananya Bhattacharya, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:09am

What if air pollution data were as readily available as transit directions or weather forecasts?

FBI: Suspect in Montana shooting says victim laughed at him

Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 7:03am

An 18-year-old Wyoming man accused of robbing and shooting three members of a family after asking for roadside help told investigators he opened fire after one of the victims laughed at him, an FBI agent said in a court filing Thursday.

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