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Felony charges for 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 12:16pm

California prosecutors on Tuesday charged two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood with 15 felonies, saying they invaded the privacy of medical providers by filming without consent.

Sen. Hatch: would consider not running for 8th term if Mitt Romney gets in the race

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:02am

Sen. Orrin Hatch said he would consider ending what would be a 42-year Senate career in 2018 if he "could get a really outstanding person to run," calling Mitt Romney "perfect" for the position.

Evan McMullin hints he knows still-secret details about Trump's ties to Russia

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:35pm

Former independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin said Tuesday the FBI's investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia "is a big, big deal" and hinted he knows secrets that have yet to surface.

There's a Russian storm over Trump's presidency

Stephen Collinson, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 5:56pm

The darkening storm over Russia is now looming over President Donald Trump's innermost circle.

Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:23pm

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source behind his claim that communications involving associates of President Donald Trump were caught up in "incidental" surveillance, the Republican congressman said Monday.

Herbert, Stewart meet with Trump for repeal of controversial planning rule

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 9:04pm

The controversial rule on a new land planning approach by the Bureau of Land Management was axed Monday by President Donald J. Trump in signing ceremony. The rule was fought by Utah and other Western states that said it stripped them of their power.

Herbert vetoes bill getting rid of bipartisan appointments to state boards

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:00pm

Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed a bill that removed from state law a requirement that some Utah boards and commissions have bipartisan representation.

Mosul: 112 civilian bodies pulled from site of coalition airstrike

Muwafaq Mohammad, Ghazi Balkiz and Arwa Damon, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:46pm

Over the past three days, 112 bodies have been pulled from the site of a March 17 coalition airstrike in Mosul, senior Iraqi health official Ahmed Dubardani said.

Hatch, Lee vote to allow internet service providers to track and sell customers' browsing history

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:51pm

The Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday to roll back regulations that prohibited internet service providers from tracking and selling customers’ browsing history. The resolution will be heard in the House Monday.

Ann Romney sees son Josh Romney running for Utah governor

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:29pm

Josh Romney has said he considering a run for Utah governor in 2020. But his mother, Ann Romney, didn't equivocate Monday in a "Today" show interview when asked if she thought her son would seek the job.

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:22pm

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care.

Herbert signs abortion-halting legislation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 8:20pm

Gov. Herbert signed legislation that requires doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions can be halted after taking just one of two pills.

Push to recapture Syrian stronghold from ISIS to start in 'days,' French official says

Saskya Vandoorne, Natalie Gallon and Joe Sterling, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 1:07pm

The battle to recapture the ISIS de facto capital of Raqqa in Syria will begin in "days," France's defense minister said on Friday.

Idaho Dept. of Labor hacked, 170K accounts compromised

Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 2:33pm

The Idaho Department of Labor announced a large-scale computer hack affecting some 170,000 of the state’s 530,000 job-seeker accounts on Wednesday.

US-backed Syrian fighters reach IS-held dam in north Syria

Bassem Mroue and Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:39pm

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters reached a major dam held by the Islamic State group in northern Syria Friday as Syria's U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are "invading my country," insisting that any effort to liberate the city of Raqqa — the de facto capital of the Islamic State group — should be done in coordination with the Damascus government.

GOP governors, including Utah's, back Republican health plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:39pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert has joined seven other Republican governors in a letter endorsing the GOP plan to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.

Egypt's Mubarak free, acquitted after years-long detention

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:59am

Far from the cameras that followed him closely over six years of legal wrangling, Egypt's ousted President Hosni Mubarak quietly returned home to his family on Friday after winning acquittals and release from a Cairo hospital where he has been detained for years.

The Latest: Muslim runs for California lt. gov

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 3:45pm

The Latest on a Muslim immigrant running for California lieutenant governor (all times local):

Ellison says Democrats must fight Republicans at all levels

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 25th - 3:53pm

Democrats need to prepare for an ongoing fight against Republicans at all levels of government, not just the White House, their newly appointed deputy national chairman said on Saturday.