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On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:04pm

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened Israel's annual memorial day for the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II by saying the lessons of the Holocaust guide him daily and issuing a warning to Israel's enemies not to test it.

US officials say pirates have returned to waters off Somalia

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:41pm

Pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend, senior U.S. officials said Sunday.

'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:21am

"The Fate of the Furious" sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller "Unforgettable" and historical drama "The Promise" in the dust.

Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53am

As French voters cast ballots for president Sunday, they're making a choice that will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

Catherine Lucey and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53am

President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It's all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall.

Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:59am

Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Tax Freedom Day still to come in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:49am

The Tax Foundation reported Tuesday that Americans work nearly five months a year to earn enough to cover the state, local and federal taxes owed collectively. Nationally, Tax Freedom Day falls on April 23, while in Utah, Tax Freedom Day is April 21.

North Korea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:34am

North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing the number of Americans now being held there to three.

Minor earthquake shakes southeastern Utah

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:51pm

Seismologists say a minor earthquake shook an area in southeastern Utah late Friday night, but no damage or injury was reported.

Sandy homeowners safely evacuated when neighbors warned them of fire

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:06pm

Homeowners in Sandy were able to evacuate from their burning home after neighbors warned them of a fire.

Vazquez secures Atlanta 3-1 win over Salt Lake with 1st goal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:50pm

Brandon Vazquez scored his first MLS goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time to secure Atlanta United's 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

PHOTOS: Volunteers celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up beaches of Utah Lake

KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:34pm

Bela Perkins shows her father trash she picked up from the beaches of Utah Lake as a part of an Earth Day project in Vineyard on Saturday.

Fallen police officers honored in off-road memorial ride in Moab

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:02pm

It’s no secret the riding trails in Moab are busy year-round. But on Saturday, one trail was busier than it normally is and there’s a good reason why.

Kuest takes medalist honors as BYU men's golf wins first WCC title since 2014

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 8:30pm

Peter Kuest fired consecutive rounds in the 60s with Saturday’s 68 to win medalist honors to shoot 11-under-par in three days, and the Cougars held a seven-stroke win over No. 22 Pepperdine for BYU’s first conference title since 2014.

Trump awards Purple Heart at Walter Reed military hospital

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 8:04pm

President Donald Trump on Saturday awarded a Purple Heart to an Army sergeant recently wounded in Afghanistan, the first of many Trump likely will award during his service as commander in chief of the U.S. military.

Medalist White leads BYU women's golf to consecutive WCC titles

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:49pm

Alex White shot 2-under-par 70 for a three-day total of 1-over 217, and the 27th-ranked BYU women’s golf team took the top three spots on the leaderboard to roll to their second-straight West Coast Conference championship at Riverside Country Club.

Security tight as France prepares for presidential vote

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:21pm

Early voting began overseas Saturday in France's most nail-biting election in generations, and the 11 candidates seeking to become the country's next president silenced their campaigns as required to give voters a period of reflection.

Majority of Granite school patrons support tax hike for building needs, poll shows

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:06pm

A majority of likely voters in the Granite School District would support a property tax increase to maintain, renovate and build new schools, a public opinion poll shows but most want to keep the tax increase to about a $200 hike on an average home.

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:04pm

The world saw brain power take a different form Saturday.

Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansion

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:54pm

Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father's presidency. They're eyeing ways to use the new lease on the family fame by expanding the brand into parts of the United States that embrace him.

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