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Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:56pm

Police say they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man suspected of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

Elderly man injured after car collides with semitruck in Ogden

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:50pm

An elderly man was injured Saturday afternoon after the vehicle he was driving collided with a semitruck and rolled on its side, according to Weber County Sheriff’s Sgt. Chad Allen.

UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

Jill Lawless and Mstyslav Chernov, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:03pm

British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

Parents of toddler shot in Utah among those unpunished

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:45pm

The parents of a 2-year-old Utah boy who was shot and killed by his 3-year-old sister in 2014 weren't charged after investigators determined it was a horrible accident.

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.”

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:25pm

As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the Vatican and stood center stage with Western allies at the annual summits that dominate the diplomatic calendar.

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.

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73 players in 40 countries: Basketball players with Utah ties are thriving abroad

Jay Yeomans, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:09pm

While most college basketball players don't ever get the chance to play in the NBA, there are still plenty of opportunities to play the game around the world. Professional leagues are in just about every country you can imagine, and players from Utah schools have played in most of them.

Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:50am

Take a seat, "Thor."

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.

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:52am

President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.

Man in shootout with EMTs to spend at least 1 more year in prison

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:44am

A man who fired on emergency personnel who were trying to help him following a car crash will remain in prison for at least another year.

Man restores old gas station, hotel amid growing effort to renovate Helper

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:09am

Gary DeVincent has always held a deep appreciation for all things vintage and antique, and he said he was instantly attracted to Helper by its historic Main Street.

40+ of this weekend's best Memorial Day deals

Techbargains  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:00am

Act fast as deals will go fast.

Woman arrested in Riverdale after allegedly locking kids in trunk while shopping

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:08pm

A woman was arrested after locking her two children in the trunk of her car in a Wal-Mart parking lot Thursday, Riverdale police said.

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.

New United Utah Party leader Jim Bennett announces bid for Chaffetz's seat

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:26pm

Jim Bennett, executive director of the newly formed political party United Utah, announced Friday he is running for the 3rd District seat in Congress being vacated by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

Authorities warn travelers to look out for credit card skimmers

Sean Moody  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:11pm

As more drivers start hitting the road for the long weekend, the Department of Agriculture warned drivers to be on the lookout for credit card skimmers.

Judge won't drop murder charge for 2 teens accused in officer's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:40pm

Echoing a decision from earlier this week, a juvenile court judge denied a motion to drop murder charges against two of three teenagers accused in the death of West Valley police officer Cody Brotherson.

Good water year spells challenges, fun for reservoir managers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:07pm

For years, operators of the East Canyon Dam didn't worry about having too much water because of the drought. Now, with the spillway gushing 110 cubic feet per second, operators are welcoming the refreshing challenge managing the water that's there.

Washington Post: Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

Saba Hamedy, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:34pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner discussed creating a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russia's ambassador Sergei Kislyak, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing US officials briefed on intelligence reports.

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