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Trump budget: More for the military, less for the poor

Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:46pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion federal spending plan that promises faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over the next decade.

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Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

Eileen Sullivan and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:25pm

Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in the Trump campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on it.

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Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:16pm

President Donald Trump made a personal appeal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past," as he closed a four-day swing through the Middle East Tuesday.

Have You Seen This? 2 accordions take on 'Star Wars'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:15pm

Turns out accordions are cool as long as you sprinkle in some Star Wars. That seems counterintuitive, but it's true. Check it out.

Police identify body of man discovered in Ogden foothills

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:14pm

A body discovered in the foothills above 29th Street in Ogden earlier this month has been identified as a 21-year-old man who had recently moved to Ogden from Roosevelt, police said.

Police identify 2-year-old boy who drowned in Blacksmith Fork Canyon

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:54pm

Police identified a 2-year-old boy who drowned near Blacksmith Fork River Sunday morning.

Thieves steal 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith, Brigham Young

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:47pm

Salt Lake police are looking for a missing 800-pound bronze statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young.

‘Pray for Manchester:’ The world mourns after 22 die in attack

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:45pm

As news of the attack spread throughout the world, celebrities, fans and friends of those who attended the concert took to social media to express their sadness, grief and heartache.

UK blast: Blood, horror, shock as bomber strikes young crowd

Jill Lawless, Rob Harris and John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:33pm

For a crowd of mostly young British music fans, the Ariana Grande concert was supposed to be a school night out enjoying cheerful high-energy pop.

Deal for teen charged in double-fatal crash could split between juvenile, adult systems

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:29pm

Attorneys are working on a plea deal that would split between the juvenile and adult court systems for a teenage girl accused of killing two strangers in an alleged suicide attempt.

Police: High school senior set to graduate this week killed in Mapleton crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:15pm

A Maple Mountain High School senior who was scheduled to graduate Thursday died in a two-vehicle crash Monday night, police said.

6 ways to keep your password safe

Darren Croft, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:45am

While we would never leave our door unlocked in the middle of the night, we can often be far too cavalier with our passwords. Following these six, practical password principles will improve our safety and protect our information.

5 safety tips for the perfect summer BBQ

Emily Long, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:39am

The best summer barbecues occur when the sun is shining, friends are gathered and tasty meat is grilling. With a little bit of knowledge and preparation, you can make this your safest — and most delicious — summer yet.

Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues

Stephen Wade and Filipe By Almeida, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:34am

A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning."

Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond

Robert Barr and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:13am

Sir Roger Moore saw more to life than a well-mixed martini.

Police: Man arrested after robbing 7-Eleven with hatchet

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:02am

A man has been arrested in connection with several convenience store robberies including a 7-Eleven Wednesday morning where he used a hatchet, police said.

8 people now seated on jury in Bill Cosby's sex assault case

Joe Mandak and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:00am

Three more jurors were chosen Tuesday to serve on the panel that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault case, bringing to eight the number so far agreed upon by prosecutors and the defense team.

From Left Field: must-see evasive rugby run; Kevin Durant double block

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:00am

In Tuesday's From Left Field, we show you highlights from around the world of sports, including an incredible cross-field run in rugby, and Kevin Durant skying so high he could block a shot twice.

Ben Anderson: Jazz at center of NBA’s wild western offseason

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:16am

Outside of the Golden State Warriors, the Western Conference will be a hotbed of team building this summer. With, or without Gordon Hayward, the Jazz will find themselves at the center.

Man crawls to safety 4 days after falling from cliff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:01am

Firefighters in Ohio say a man who fell from a cliff and spent four days in a ravine was rescued after he crawled 300 yards to a country club, despite having broken both his legs and arms.

5 must-haves for a successful family outing

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:00am

Here is a five-step checklist of everything you might need to safely enjoy the outdoors with the family.

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