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Partial US travel restrictions going into effect Thursday

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 5:16am

The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States. The move came after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump's executive order that was widely criticized as a ban on Muslims.

The Latest: Mideast biggest airline: Flights to US as normal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 3:10am

The Latest on the Trump administration's revived travel ban for visitors from six mostly Muslim countries (all times local):

The Latest: US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:10am

The Latest on the Trump administration's revived travel ban for visitors from six mostly Muslim countries (all times local):

Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 29th - 12:00am

Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump's travel ban on six Muslim nations, including Sudan.

Australian police charge Vatican cardinal with sex offenses

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:11pm

Australian police charged a top Vatican cardinal on Thursday with multiple counts of "historical" sexual assault offenses, a stunning decision certain to rock the highest levels of the Holy See.

The Latest: Support group applauds charges against cardinal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:04pm

The Latest on Vatican Cardinal George Pell being charged with sex offenses in Australia (all times local):

Q&A: Border officers take key role in enforcing travel ban

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:52pm

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers will be key players in putting President Donald Trump's revised travel ban into effect on Thursday, affecting visitors from six mostly Muslim countries.

Sydney archdiocese says Vatican Cardinal George Pell will return to Australia to fight sexual assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:00pm

Sydney archdiocese says Vatican Cardinal George Pell will return to Australia to fight sexual assault charges.

Pastor to face trial in granddaughter's faith healing death

Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:10pm

The pastor of a fundamentalist congregation that eschews modern medicine will stand trial on a charge he should have alerted authorities when his 2-year-old granddaughter was dying of pneumonia last year, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Friends of autumn buttercup say, 'Yay for cows!'

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:02pm

In the never-ending feud over public lands in Utah, cowboys and ranchers are usually on the other side of the fence from environmentalists. So it might come as a surprise to hear that a pretty little flower has brought the warring parties together.

Motorcycle lover to be buried in his Harley-Davidson sidecar

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:23pm

A Pennsylvania man who loved motorcycles and recently died is taking one last ride.

Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:34pm

Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo after the Supreme Court partially reinstated President Donald Trump's travel ban on six Muslim nations, including Sudan.

Mormon church now allows female employees to wear pants

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:46pm

Women who work at Mormon headquarters in Salt Lake City will be allowed to wear pantsuits and dress slacks instead of only skirts or dresses, the church announced Wednesday in a move that one Mormon women's group called a step in the right direction.

The Latest: Suspected Holocaust memorial vandal held on bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:30pm

The Latest on vandalism to the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston (all times local):

Have You Seen This? Man does fiancée’s hair every day for a year

Angie Treasure, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:45pm

One New York stylist decided to do his fiancée’s hair every day for a year leading up to their wedding day as a way to spend more time together, and yeah, we’re all jealous.

Bureau of Land Management buys land near Utah national trail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:19pm

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired 231 acres (935,000 square meters) from a private property owner near the Gooseberry Mesa National Recreation Trail.

Rare video shows mountain lion take down deer

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:55pm

A trail camera in California captured footage of a mountain lion taking down a deer. And the speed of the attack is stunning.

Pants for women, parental leave for all LDS Church employees

Tad Walch  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:53pm

Women employed by the LDS Church may now wear pantsuits or slacks to work, men may remove suit jackets in hot weather and parental leave is available to all.

Pope gives prestigious red hats to 5 new cardinals

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:26pm

Pope Francis gave the Catholic church five new cardinals Wednesday, somberly instructing them to act as servants and not "princes" in a world where innocents are dying from wars and terrorism, slavery persists and refugee camps often are living hells.

Thousands gather in India to protest attacks on Muslims

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:38am

Thousands of Indians gathered in several cities Wednesday to protest recent violent attacks across the country targeting minority Muslims.