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Twitter, 'lies' and videotape: Trump shames beauty queen

Josh Lederman and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:41pm

Plunging deeper into campaign controversy, Donald Trump publicly shamed a former beauty queen on Friday for her "disgusting" sexual past and then — in one of presidential history's more bizarre moments — encouraged Americans to watch a "sex tape" he said would support his case.

The Latest: Ivanka Trump promotes dad's childcare proposals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:33pm

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Trump's habit of fuming over slights comes at political cost

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:41pm

Donald Trump's five-day feud with a former beauty queen is only the latest example of his insistence on airing and re-airing his grievances no matter the political cost.

'Guac the Vote:' Houston taco trucks seek to register voters

John L. Mone and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:12pm

At Tacos Tierra Caliente — a food truck parked in a section of Houston where Spanish is spoken as often as English — $1.50 can buy such street taco staples as pollo (chicken), barbacoa (shredded beef) and lengua (tongue).

Clinton calls Trump Twitter tirade 'unhinged, even for him'

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 3:51pm

Hillary Clinton is criticizing Donald Trump's Twitter tirade against a former beauty pageant winner, calling it "unhinged, even for him."

Hillary Clinton's young people problem

Dana Bash and Abigail Crutchfield, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:30pm

Walk through campus at East Carolina State University in Greenville, North Carolina, and ask students whom they plan to vote for, and Hillary Clinton's struggle to win millennial voters is immediately clear.

Clinton's 'nasty' Trump ads are mostly his own words

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:10am

Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton is making "nasty" ads about him. Most of Clinton's commercials about Trump, though, merely include clips of him speaking. Her campaign seems to have concluded that Trump is his own worst enemy.

In Charlotte, police shooting affects presidential politics

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:31am

The killing of a black man by a Charlotte police officer, and the sometimes violent protests that followed, have intensified the political divide in a state crucial to deciding whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the presidency.

Dismissing risks, Trump goes all-in on Bill Clinton's past

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:30am

Donald Trump says he took the moral high ground at the first presidential debate by not mentioning the infidelities of former President Bill Clinton. But he hinted at them, talked about them immediately afterward and then sent his campaign's top backers out to do the same.

Love, Owens take shots at each other in new TV ads

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 8:51pm

The 4th Congressional District race took on an even tougher tone Wednesday with the release of new television commercials by both Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, and Democratic challenger Doug Owens.

The Latest: Trump praises Germany's Merkel as 'great' leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 8:01pm

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Utah lawmakers to again consider 'constitutional carry' gun bill

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 7:05pm

A state lawmaker wants to allow people to pack a concealed gun without a permit in Utah, a controversial proposal that has failed to become law the past few years.

Brain freeze? Gary Johnson can't name favorite world leader

Josh Lederman and Patrick Mairs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 6:01pm

Call it a brain freeze or another "Aleppo moment," but Gary Johnson has stumbled again in his quixotic presidential campaign.

Dismissing risks, Trump goes all-in on Bill Clinton's past

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 5:01pm

Donald Trump says he took the moral high ground at the first presidential debate by not mentioning the infidelities of former President Bill Clinton. But he hinted at them, talked about them immediately afterward and then sent his campaign's top backers out to do the same.

Trump goes after Clinton _ Bill Clinton _ in rancorous race

Josh Lederman and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 3:41pm

Donald Trump abruptly resurrected Bill Clinton's impeachment on Thursday, adding the former president's infidelities to the already-rancorous 2016 campaign. Trump warned voters in battleground New Hampshire that a Hillary Clinton victory would bring her husband's sex scandal back to the White House.

State school board candidate debates and interviews

KSL.com  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 2:12pm

There are eight Utah State Board of Education seats up for election this year. Of those, seven are in a primary. The Utah Association of Public Charter Schools has organized debates for every district facing a primary.

Clinton vows to retaliate against foreign hackers

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 1:43pm

Hillary Clinton is vowing anew to respond to foreign hacking the same as any other attack against the United States. When she openly blamed Russia for recent U.S. cyber break-ins, Donald Trump wondered whether to blame overseas governments or overweight hackers working from home.

Top US officials working to release Utah man from Venezuelan prison

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 29th - 1:23pm

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro earlier this week regarding the imprisonment of Josh Holt, Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch said.

Doctor's letter says Gary Johnson 'extremely physically fit'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:30pm

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, a triathlete who has climbed Mount Everest, released a letter Friday from his doctor declaring him "extremely physically fit" with no medical issues.