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Police: Wife's Fitbit logs steps after husband says she died

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:04am

Police in Connecticut have cited Fitbit records in an arrest warrant for a 40-year-old man charged with killing his wife in 2015.

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Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:30am

Ivanka Trump brushed aside groans and hisses Tuesday over her father's track record and defended his attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing as a White House adviser.

Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestions

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:02am

Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results.

Tough court on immigration serves as model for Trump plans

Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:55am

One by one, the Mexican men stood in the jury box, shackles rattling as they fidgeted slightly and pleaded guilty to crossing the U.S. border illegally.

FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:42am

Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership.

Gas cylinder prompts evacuation in American Fork

Linda Williams  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:18am

About 25 homes in American Fork were evacuated overnight Tuesday after people opened a gas cylinder with a potentially harmful odor.

Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:54am

Bipartisan bargainers are making progress toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend, a major hurdle overcome when President Donald Trump signaled he would put off his demand that the measure include money to build his border wall with Mexico.

2 charged in emissions bribe case, charges state

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:41am

A man who prosecutors say accepted a $100 bribe for a vehicle emissions certificate has been charged along with the man who allegedly gave him the money, according to court records.

Utahns record rocky flight from Costa Rica as engine fails

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:47am

No one was injured when the flight backtracked Monday because of engine problems.

Protecting kids from violent images on family-friendly video app

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:40pm

YouTube kids is very popular with children. It uses an algorithm to filter videos, sorts selections by age, and has a timer to help parents manage their child's viewing habits. But there is one setting parents should use to protect kids.

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Sources: Huntsman Cancer Institute director to be reinstated Tuesday

Daphne Chen and Ben Lockhart, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:10pm

Dr. Mary Beckerle, the director and CEO of the Huntsman Cancer Institute who was abruptly fired last week after more than a decade in charge, likely will be reinstated to her position as early as Tuesday, according to sources with knowledge of the decision.

Provo group donating beds to help make refugees feel at home

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:56pm

A family in Provo is sleeping a little better tonight after a big donation from a group who is helping to make refugees feel at home.

Was 'shaved key' used in theft of car woman saved a year to buy?

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:40pm

A woman was hoping Monday somebody might spot the car she saved for a year to buy, as police warned others about a theft tool that is effectively used to steal many older-model, foreign-made vehicles...

Woman accused of robbing 6 banks in 24 hours charged

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:10pm

Prosecutors say case is the first of six she will face in connection with string of alleged weekend robberies.

Idaho burial site contained 2 sets of child remains, sheriff says

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:35pm

A burial site discovered north of Mountain Home earlier this month contained two sets of human remains, Elmore County Sheriff Mike Hollinshead announced Monday.

In Mexico, fears a new plant will kill wastewater farming

Rebecca Blackwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:04pm

For more than 100 years, most of what gets flushed down Mexico City's toilets has resurfaced two hours to the north in the rivers and reservoirs of the rural Mezquital Valley. A massive new water treatment plant is about to change this.

4 accomplishments that put Utah on the map

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:00pm

The Beehive State’s success is no accident. These four accomplishments are premiere examples of Utah's collaborative spirit.

Colombia murder leads attorneys for Florida man to Utah looking for drug money

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:33pm

Seeking to collect on a $191.4 million award in a court case against some of Colombia's most notorious drug traffickers and guerrillas led lawyers for a Florida man to Utah.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Polaris over double fatal ATV accident in Moab

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:02pm

Attorneys in Utah filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Polaris for the fiery deaths of two Arizona women, alleging the all terrain vehicle they were in, was unsafe.

'We support Beckerle:' Dozens hold another protest for fired Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:31pm

As a survivor of ovarian cancer who beat the disease in 2009 after treatment at Huntsman Cancer Institute, Laurie Fraser feels she can speak from experience about what the organization has accomplished under the leadership of Dr. Mary Beckerle.

Feds stumble again with split verdict in Bundy standoff case

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:13pm

Government prosecutors stumbled again Monday in a bid to gain convictions of armed protesters in a case arising from skirmishes in a decades-old battle over control of public lands in the western United States.

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