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Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance, peace

Nicole Winfield and Brian Rohan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 11:24am

Pope Francis urged Egypt's leading imams on Friday to teach their students to reject violence in God's name and preach messages of peace and tolerance instead, forging ahead with a delicate visit to the Arab world's most populous country following a spate of deadly Islamic militant attacks against Christians.

Jazz PA announcer still hopes for NBA title

Cleon Wall  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 11:04am

Dan Roberts has spent 37-years watching the Jazz from one of the best seats in the house. And he hopes the team can claim one championship before he drops the mic.


Utah could see 2 black women square off in US House election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:44am

A Salt Lake City-area woman running as a Democrat to unseat Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love next year could result in Utah's first congressional race where both the Republican and Democratic nominees are black women.

Idaho students greeted with touching display of support following tragedies

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:28am

Students at Rigby High School arriving for class Friday morning were greeted with a touching display of support following two recent tragedies.

US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe

Matthew Pennington and Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:17am

The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea Friday and threatened to punish international companies doing banned business with the pariah nation's nuclear and missile programs. Doing nothing could be "catastrophic," top diplomat Rex Tillerson told a special U.N. Security Council session he chaired.

Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:17am

With just hours to spare, Congress easily approved a short-term spending bill Friday that would prevent a partial federal shutdown over the weekend. But on President Donald Trump's 99th day in office, lawmakers were leaving until next week without completing two other measures he's coveted: A Republican health care overhaul and a budget financing government for the entire year.

Interest in the Jazz peaking for the playoffs

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:15am

Of course the Jazz are popular at playoff time in Utah, but just how popular? We took a look at some metrics to find out.

Man accused of raping Tinder date who agreed to coffee

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:13am

A St. George man was charged Thursday with raping a woman who agreed to see him for coffee after they met online.

Wait for calorie count on burgers, pizza may get longer

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 9:51am

Consumers hoping to consistently find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again.

What happens to the land after a wildfire?

Geoffrey Thatcher  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:41am

Last year, wildfires burned 101,280 acres in Utah. In 2015, firefighters put in nearly 600 days of work collectively to combat flames.

Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 8:30am

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ventured Wednesday into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings.

Salt Lake Chamber celebrates 130th anniversary with gala, time capsule  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:39am

The Salt Lake Chamber is celebrating its 130th anniversary as Utah’s “voice of business” with a gala celebration and time capsule reveal Friday.

Utahns rally for research to combat symptoms of MS

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:49am

Utah's annual Walk MS event will be held Saturday in West Jordan. Participants and their teams have endured a lot through their diagnoses of multiple sclerosis, and the walk symbolizes their commitment to finding a cure.

Utah's Garett Bolles selected No. 20 overall to Denver Broncos

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:31pm

Former Utah offensive lineman Garett Bolles was selected No. 20 overall Thursday in the first round of the NFL Draft.

Utah man records moment Delta kicked passenger off flight for going to bathroom before takeoff

Ralph Ellis, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:42pm

A man says he was ejected from a Delta Air Lines flight because he went to the bathroom while waiting for the plane to leave the Atlanta airport.

Clearfield boys caught on camera doing the right thing

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:40pm

It seems like surveillance cameras capture just about everything these days; usually showing people at their worst. However, sometimes it has the ability to capture people at their very best.

KSL Investigates RV rental rip-off

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:18pm

You see an RV for rent in the classifieds. Seems like a good deal, so you decide to go on a road trip. Sometimes it works out. Sometimes the whole thing goes in the toilet. This is one of those times.

The Latest: Another Watt joins J.J. and Derek in NFL

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:17pm

The Latest on the first round of the NFL draft (all times local):

Audit considered amid criticized donation to University of Utah

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:20pm

A large donation to the University of Utah has the attention of Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes, who has asked the Office of the Legislative Auditor General to gather information to determine whether an audit into it is needed.

8 athletes you didn't know were from Utah  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:00pm

Did you know there are several Utah-born athletes who have made their mark in sports other than football and basketball? Here a few other athletes noteworthy for a variety of reasons — even if they’re not necessarily household names.

Crosswalk where Syracuse teen fatally struck to get new signal

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:47pm

Signal to alert drivers to pedestrians is part of a longtime plan to widen the roadway on 2000 West in Syracuse.


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