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Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:14pm

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Flynn lied on a security clearance background check.

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Trump budget promises balance in decade, relies on deep cuts

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:14pm

President Donald Trump is proposing to balance the federal budget within a decade by making sharp cuts to social safety-net programs like food stamps and Medicaid and offering optimistic estimates of economic growth and tax revenues to fulfill the promise of a government back in the black.

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Mark Zuckerberg says he's not running for public office

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:14pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics.

Man who picked up California runaway arrested in Salt Lake, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:09pm

A man accused of picking up a runaway teen girl in California and taking her all around the Northwest, all while providing her drugs and taking inappropriate pictures, has been arrested in Salt Lake City.

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3 white men, 2 white women picked for Bill Cosby jury so far

Joe Mandak, Maryclaire Dale and Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:48pm

The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women.

Carjacking victim uses cellphone, a little help from mom for rescue

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:34pm

An 18-year-old woman who police say was carjacked late last week was able to escape thanks to some quick thinking and her mother.

Frustrated Utah Republicans, Democrats form new centrist political party

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:01pm

Some disaffected Republicans and Democrats who say extreme views are co-opting their parties have decided to carve out a middle ground in Utah politics.

Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:46pm

President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians. But his historic gesture— and his enthusiastic embrace of Israel's leader — were shadowed even here by reminders of Trump's tumult back home

Jet owned by Elvis to be auctioned after sitting 30 years

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:01pm

A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley and featured on the National Geographic Channel is set to be auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years.

Have You Seen This? Climber narrowly escapes massive rockfall

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:15pm

This video features a rock climber who was making his way to the top of one of Chulilla's cliffs when what appeared to be a solid, sturdy section of the mountain came crashing down right by him.

After disastrous winter, Idaho cities, highway officials wait for road-repair help

Nathan Brown, Times-News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:49pm

In December and January, southern Idaho was hit with frigid temperatures and, in some areas, record-breaking amounts of snow.

What's next for the Jazz? A conversation with Gail Miller

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:32pm

It’s been a little over eight years since Jazz owner Larry Miller passed away. From that day forward his wife became more involved with the team.

LDS Church, facing restrictions, merges Russia missions

The Associated Press and Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:16pm

The LDS Church is merging two of its missions in Russia, sending those missionaries home early or reassigning them to finish their service in the U.S.

Hiking the family-friendly trail to Lower Boulder Field near Ogden

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:59am

If you like hiking around humongous boulders and just so happen to be in or around the Ogden area, we have a hike for you: Lower Boulder Field.

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:29am

A transgender "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one in North Carolina that caused a national uproar now appears to be on a fast-track to becoming law in Texas, though it may only apply to public schools.

Woman killed, 2 others injured in crash near Manti

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:16am

One woman died after two cars collided in the intersection of 200 N. Main St. in Manti Sunday night.

Great Clips of the Week: Cubs, Brewers dance off in rain delay; Summerhays challenges Finau to non-golf challenge

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:00am

Here’s how the Cubs and Brewers scratched the competitive itch during a delay, and how two former Utah golfers competed away from the links before this week’s Byron Nelson golf tournament.

Utah’s foster care shortage: Not enough homes for children

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:44am

More children are being placed in the state’s care than ever before, and a shortage of foster parents means there are more children than homes to place them in.

Woman dies from injuries suffered in Midvale crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:40am

A woman critically injured in a crash Wednesday morning has died from injuries suffered in the crash, police said.

Higher than average temperatures to bring accelerated snowmelt, swelling waterways

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:14am

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a hazardous weather outlook as the cool temperatures and moisture of last week are expected to make way for higher than average May temperatures, leading to an increase in snowmelt and swelling waterways.

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