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Video shows South African police pelting men with apples

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 6:13am

A recently released video shows South African police officers pelting suspected thieves with apples that had allegedly been stolen.

Pope says Egyptian Copts killed by IS were 'martyrs'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 4:30am

For the second day in a row, Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians following an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a remote desert monastery.

Female paragliders from around the U.S. rally in Draper for world record attempt

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:13pm

Female paragliders from across the U.S. converged on the Wasatch Front Memorial Day weekend for an event to celebrate their sport and for an attempt scheduled for Sunday to set a world record from the flight park at Point of the Mountain.

Museum clinic repairs gadgets, reduces landfill waste

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:49pm

Community members had the opportunity to bring in their broken items to the "Fix-It Clinic" at The Leonardo. The event aimed to reduced waste by helping people repair broken appliances.

Have You Seen This? Hysterical man sets new Plinko record

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:01pm

This man has enough energy to power himself to the moon, so it’s a pure delight to watch him set a new Plinko winnings record on “The Price Is Right.”

Pope visits factory workers, highlights the dignity of work

Vanessa Gera and Antonio Calanni, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:36pm

Pope Francis highlighted the struggles that workers face in a globalized economy with a visit Saturday to a troubled steel factory in Genoa, where he stressed how jobs give people a sense of human dignity and denounced those who exploit workers.

Nationalist Buddhist group gathers in Myanmar despite ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:31pm

Thousands of Buddhist monks, nuns and supporters of an ultranationalist Buddhist group gathered at an annual conference on the outskirts of Myanmar's biggest city on Saturday despite being banned by the government.

Judge denies accused man's request to juggle during trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:00pm

A Massachusetts judge has denied a man's request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

Amr Nabil and Heba Afify, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:34am

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29.

Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:30am

The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump.

The Latest: Scandinavian leaders condemn Egypt Copts attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:48am

The Latest on developments in Egypt (all times local):

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:07am

Pope Francis prayed Saturday for the Coptic Christians killed a day earlier in Egypt by Islamic extremists, saying that there are more Christian martyrs today than in ancient times.

Turkey jails 2 journalists from opposition newspaper

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:56am

Two journalists from a pro-secular opposition newspaper in Turkey have been arrested and accused of aiding a terror organization.

AP Explains: Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:24am

Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church is enduring a dark chapter in its history with the community increasingly victimized by attacks from Islamic militants, including Friday's attack by gunmen on a bus transporting Copts to a monastery south of Cairo, leaving 29 dead.

Central African Republic killings send entire town fleeing

Cassandra Vinograd, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:14am

Scores of blackened homes dot this town where more than 41,000 people have fled for their lives.

Mosul siege extends IS fight in Iraq, puts civilians at risk

Susannah George, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:33am

Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on the remaining pockets of territory held by the Islamic State group in Mosul, inching toward a victory that U.S.-led coalition officials say is "only a matter of time."

Liberty Park fountain won’t open due to health concerns

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:45pm

Due to public health and safety concerns, the Seven Canyons Fountain in Liberty Park will not open this summer.

Utah woman creates smart purse with phone charger, Bluetooth connectivity

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:25pm

Born from her desire to provide busy women with a helpful accessory, Salt Lake City resident Dani Richeson created the FYB London smart purse: a handbag complete with everything from a built-in phone charger to Bluetooth connectivity.

Scientist discovers snakes that hunt in packs

Euan McKirdy, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:02pm

Get ready to update your nightmares.