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Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:57am

Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads.

UK fire safety crisis expands; Hundreds evacuated in London

Sylvia Hui and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:24am

Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities revealed that 27 high-rise apartment blocks across the country have cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them "not safe for people to sleep in overnight."

Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:13am

The Syrian government released Saturday hundreds of detainees including some who backed the insurgency against President Bashar Assad on the eve of a major Muslim holiday.

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BYU grad arrested on charge of selling secrets to China

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:05am

A BYU graduate who is a former CIA officer sold secret documents to Chinese intelligence officials, according to charges filed this week in federal court.

Melania Trump keeps DC entry low key; Barron draws interest

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:34am

Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly.

Concert planned to honor London attack victim from West Bountiful

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:29am

The life of a Utah man who ran a recording studio at his home before he was killed in a high-profile London attack will be celebrated Saturday with the local music he loved.

'Cancer moves fast': New center for fighting the disease opens at Huntsman Cancer Institute

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 8:34am

Hundreds of supporters attended the opening of the Primary Children's and Families' Cancer Research Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute, a new facility dedicated to the studying of genetically traced cancers, particularly those affecting children.

Weekend tech deals: $500 computers, AirPods, better-than-Black-Friday Roomba, and more

Techbargains  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 8:00am

Act fast as stock is limited and these discounts will not last.

New commander takes over Hill's 388th Fighter Wing

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:29am

Col. Lee Kloos assumed the helm of the 388th Fighter Wing during a command change ceremony at Hill Air Force Base Friday with the specific mission of maintaining the preparedness necessary to defend America if ever called upon.

Brian Head Fire reaches 33,000 acres by Friday

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 12:05am

The Brian Head Fire burned 33,000 acres by Friday evening, destroying 21 structures since it started last week.

Utah man opens up about trip to North Korea

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:51pm

KSL spoke to a Utah man who took a chance and traveled to North Korea.

Observatory threatened by Payson wildfire, 2,250 acres burned

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:39pm

A wildfire scorched more than 2,250 acres of land on West Mountain near Payson, officials reported on Friday

Park City switches to all-electric bus system

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:01pm

Park City on Friday became the first mountain resort community in the country, and the first city in the state, to operate a zero-emission, all-electric bus system.

Brush fire burns 100 acres above Farmington

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:42pm

A brush fire above Farmington reached 100 acres Friday night, officials reported.

Saving the twins: Health scares and rehab for once-conjoined boys

Wayne Drash and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:22pm

Nicole McDonald eases her silver minivan across Bear Mountain Bridge and hooks a right onto the steep two-lane highway.

Soldier Hollow wildfire dies down at 20 acres

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:00pm

A wildfire started by an ATV crash is dying down after burning 20 acres near Soldier Hollow on Friday, officials reported.

Proposed oil and gas leases near Dinosaur National Monument stoke opposition

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:49pm

A proposal by the Bureau of Land Management to offer oil and gas leases next to Dinosaur National Monument is raising objections by the National Park Service and environmental groups. Other leases are being offered in the San Rafael region in Utah.

Advocates ready to launch whole-plant medical marijuana ballot initiative

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:16pm

The Utah Patients Coalition will submit a ballot initiative application to the lieutenant governor's office Monday that, if supported, would allow Utahns to vote on whether to legalize medical use of the whole marijuana plant.

BYU formalizes amnesty policy to help protect student victims, witnesses of sexual assault

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:38pm

Brigham Young University has formalized its amnesty policy to help protect student victims and witnesses of sexual assault or rape, university officials announced Friday afternoon.

Elderly woman dies after car crashes into abandoned bowling alley

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:31pm

An elderly woman died after her car crashed into the side of an abandoned bowling alley on Friday, officials reported.

No charges will be filed against overworked Ephraim police chief

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:08pm

Ephraim Police Chief Ron Rasmussen was letting paperwork in his office slide, creating potential problems for city prosecutors and other officials, according to city officials.

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