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New United Utah Party leader Jim Bennett announces bid for Chaffetz's seat

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:01pm

Jim Bennett, executive director of the newly formed political party United Utah, announced Friday he is running for the 3rd District seat in Congress being vacated by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

What parents should know about 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'

David Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:01pm

As a parent, it's nice to know what we are going to get from a movie before we take our children. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" is a fun movie, but may not be for everyone. Take a minute and find out if this film is OK for your f

Have You Seen This? World's weirdest buildings

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:24pm

From buildings shaped like baskets to ones that are designed completely upside down, this video is bound to show even the biggest architecture junkies a few fun facts.

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German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:13pm

The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations.

Trump pushes on terror, listens on climate at G-7

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, with the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation.

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there.

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

Katy Daigle and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:31pm

The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper.

Tooele man charged with aggravated murder in Easter robbery

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:17pm

A Tooele man accused of shooting a man in the head at close range during a robbery on Easter Sunday has now been charged with aggravated murder.

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9 Utah chocolate makers talk about their craft

Kaitlyn Bancroft, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:13pm

With eight artisan chocolate makers and a ninth on the way, the Utah fine chocolate scene has much to offer in tastes, textures and more.

Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28

Maggie Michael and Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:58am

Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt's capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children, authorities said.

DWR seeks info about cougar illegally killed in Beaver County

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:46am

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials are asking for the public’s help in getting information about a poacher who illegally killed a cougar.

Southern Utah brush fires called ‘suspicious’ by fire chief

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:35am

Firefighters responded to two brush fires on the St. George-Washington City border Thursday night that may have occurred under suspicious circumstances.

Sources: Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

Dana Bash, Shimon Prokupecz and Gloria Borger, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:32am

Then-FBI Director James Comey knew that a critical piece of information relating to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email was fake — created by Russian intelligence — but he feared that if it became public it would undermine the probe and the Justice Department itself, according to multiple officials with knowledge of the process.

From Left Field: Cubs channel inner-‘Anchorman’ with glorious new suits

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:02am

The Chicago Cubs went shopping for new and bizarre suits before heading to California, LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan with a new postseason record, and a college baseball team does a fantastic job video-bombing interviews.

School apologizes after awarding student 'most likely to become a terrorist'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:46am

A Houston-area school district has disciplined several teachers after a student received a mock award naming her "most likely to become a terrorist."

Woman stops car thief: 'I'm not dealing with this sort of crap today!'

Jason Kurtz, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:29am

Melissa Smith's message to a would-be car thief was blunt: "I'm not dealing with this sort of crap today!"

Jazz practice facility renovation to keep players happy, healthy in Utah

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:15am

Vivint Arena isn't the only Jazz facility getting an overhaul. The Jazz's practice facility, the Zions Bank Basketball Center, is doubling in size and getting some new amenities.

Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:02am

Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."

Nu Skin had Utah's top-paid CEO with $10.3M paycheck

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:56am

A new survey finds the top-paid CEO in Utah made $10.3 million last year as the head of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.

Bears Ears Monument designation draws thousands of comments

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:28am

Should the 1.35-million acre Bears Ears Monument designation remain intact or should it be rescinded or the boundaries altered as the result of a review by the U.S. Department of Interior? A public comment period ends Friday.

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