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Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:08am

The Church of England "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday.

The head of the Church of England admits that it helped to hide sex abuse of boys and young men by one of its bishops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:00am

The head of the Church of England admits that it helped to hide sex abuse of boys and young men by one of its bishops.

IS militants destroy 12th century mosque in Iraq's Mosul

Balint Szlanko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:00am

The Islamic State group blew up a historic landmark in Mosul — the city's famed 12th century al-Nuri mosque with its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba, from where the IS leader proclaimed the militant group's self-styled caliphate nearly three years ago.

Oregon joins states where roadkill can be harvested for food

Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:50am

A bill recently signed into law in Oregon allows drivers who crash into deer and elk on the road to harvest the animals' meat for food.

German Parliament backs plan to pull recon jets from Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:27am

Germany's Parliament has voted by a wide majority to move reconnaissance jets flying anti-Islamic State group missions from a base in Turkey amid ongoing friction between the two countries.

IS destroys iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul

Balint Szlanko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 11:02pm

The Islamic State group destroyed Mosul's al-Nuri mosque and its iconic leaning minaret known as al-Hadba when fighters detonated explosives inside the structures Wednesday night, Iraq's Ministry of Defense said.

Summer is the perfect time of year to get out and move your body

Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:32pm

Remember when you were a kid and exercise was fun and completely natural? A summer day as a kid might have consisted of climbing trees, going swimming, riding bikes, playing tag or shooting a basketball. Why do we overcomplicate exercise as adults?

Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:16pm

About 5,000 mourners attended Wednesday's funeral of a Muslim girl whose beating death, blamed by police on a motorist's road rage, has some people in her community fearing for their safety.

The Latest: Diverse crowd at vigil for slain Muslim teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:05pm

The Latest on the killing of a teenage girl as she and her friends returned to a mosque in Virginia (all times local):

Fairfax County Chief tells AP police are investigating whether Muslim teen was sexually assaulted

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 4:05pm

Fairfax County Chief tells AP police are investigating whether Muslim teen was sexually assaulted.

2 Detroit-area moms charged in probe of genital mutilation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 3:37pm

Two Detroit-area women have been charged with allowing their daughters to undergo genital mutilation as federal authorities expand their case against members of a Muslim sect.

Saudi native deported following threats at Muncie store

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 2:47pm

A former Ball State University student accused of threatening shoppers at a Muncie Goodwill store unless they converted to Islam has been deported.

Iraqi officer: IS detonates iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul where IS leader al-Baghdadi declared the Islamic caliphate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 1:30pm

Iraqi officer: IS detonates iconic al-Nuri mosque in Mosul where IS leader al-Baghdadi declared the Islamic caliphate.

Have You Seen This? UK dad gets creative to keep cool

Angie Treasure, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 1:21pm

One British dad got a little creative in order to deal with the sweltering heat, much to his wife’s bewilderment.

AP, Charlotte Observer seek access in church beating case

Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 11:16am

The Associated Press and the Charlotte Observer have filed legal motions to gain access to documents and lift a gag order in the case of a North Carolina minister accused of orchestrating the beating of a congregant to expel his "homosexual demons."

UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 10:25am

Detectives in London still are trying to determine the cause of the death for a Muslim man who died during the van attack near Finsbury Park Mosque, the city's police chief said Wednesday.

4 cardinals press pope to clarify divorce-remarriage stand

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:43am

Four conservative cardinals who publicly questioned Pope Francis' opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics are pressing their case and arguing that the issue is dividing the Catholic Church.

Inmates save deputy who passed out during work detail

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 8:10am

A group of Georgia inmates had a clear path to freedom when the deputy assigned to supervise them passed out during an outdoor work detail. Instead, they banded together to help save his life.

Cops: Woman with history of thefts steals hair highlights

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 21st - 7:10am

A Pennsylvania woman with a history of stealing meals and services has allegedly struck again, this time at a hair salon.