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Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:40pm

Johnny Depp apologized Friday for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president.

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Man shot by police as teen sentenced to $500 fine

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:11pm

A Somali refugee shot by police officers at age 17 in a confrontation near a homeless shelter, sparking a riot and criticism of officers, resolved his case stemming from the incident Friday and was terminated from juvenile court.

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London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:06pm

A local London council has decided to evacuate some 800 households in apartment buildings it owns because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise.

9 tips to keep your skin looking young in the summer months

Alpine Plastic Surgery  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 3:00pm

The summer months are upon us and, after a long winter's nap, it's easy to get overzealous about going outside without thinking first about how the sun could be damaging your skin.

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WaPo: Obama admin 'choked' on Russia, former official says

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:59pm

A former Obama official said the previous administration "sort of choked" in its effort to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin over his attempts to influence the US presidential election in Donald Trump's favor, The Washington Post reported Friday.

Pharmacy execs indicted after babies allegedly get 'super-potent' drugs

Nicole Chavez, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:33pm

Two compounding pharmacy executives are facing federal charges for allegedly failing to recall "super-potent" painkillers that in one case sickened babies at an Indiana hospital, officials said.

National Weather Service awards Utah man for 4 decades of weather reports

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 2:01pm

After more than four decades of taking daily weather observations vital to the mission of the National Weather Service, a southern Utah man was recognized Thursday for his volunteer efforts.

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Julie Carr Smyth and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:41pm

Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years.

New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

Alan Fram and Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:40pm

Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada said Friday he opposes the GOP bill that would scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, complicating the task party leaders face in guiding the banner legislation through the Senate.

Man arrested in reservation murder investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:30pm

A 29-year-old man has been arrested and booked into the Duchesne County Jail for investigation of homicide.

Cougars to retire No. 6 jersey, and other highlights from BYU football media day

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:29pm

BYU announced Friday as part of its annual media day at the BYU broadcasting building that the program will retire the No. 6 jersey at the Sept. 16 home game against Wisconsin.

Have You Seen This? Gorilla dances like no one is watching

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:15pm

There is a gorilla dancing in a pool of water. What else do you need? Watch it already.

What parents should know when taking their children to public pools

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:58pm

During the summer, children often flock to local public pools to cool down. As this happens, experts agree pool staff, patrons and parents all play a role in ensuring safety at these pools.

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Is Utah upholding Brigham Young's arts legacy?

Michelle Garrett Bulsiewicz, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:51pm

The arts are a vital part of Utah’s history. These days, Utah is one of the top states in the country for arts participation, ranking first in the nation.

Westbound I-215 closing near Parleys Canyon this weekend

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:16pm

Motorists should be aware of a freeway closure near Parleys Canyon before heading out this weekend, the Utah Department of Transportation said.

From Left Field: NBA draft’s top pick makes online mistake; kittens and hockey is a winning combo

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:00pm

The NBA's top pick makes a rookie mistake, a hockey team has the purr-fect schedule release video and a baseball game played at midnight without lights.

Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 11:44am

Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound (362,877-kilogram) landmark change locations. Especially one that's alive.

North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 11:06am

North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.

How Donovan Mitchell found his way to the Utah Jazz

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:50am

Two key turning points, for both Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell and Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, led to Mitchell ending up in Utah.

Friend links 2nd missing Utah woman, teen daughter to man sought in 3 Idaho deaths

Ruth Brown, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:43am

Days after the family of a Utah woman who was in the process of moving to Caldwell with her husband told the Statesman she was missing, a friend of a second woman is telling a similar story.

Brian Head Fire blazes through more than 27K acres, destroys 13 homes

Caitlin Burchill  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:38am

Firefighters are focused on prioritizing life and property as the Brian Head fire has raged through more than 27,744 acres, officials say.

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