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UK lowers terror threat to 'severe;' more Manchester arrests

Jill Lawless and Mstyslav Chernov, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:55am

Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe" on Saturday, as authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the Manchester concert bombing.

Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:50am

Take a seat, "Thor."

Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:24am

President Donald Trump on Saturday said his maiden trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a grueling five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

Amr Nabil and Heba Afify, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:34am

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29.

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:52am

President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.

Man in shootout with EMTs to spend at least 1 more year in prison

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:44am

A man who fired on emergency personnel who were trying to help him following a car crash will remain in prison for at least another year.

Man restores old gas station, hotel amid growing effort to renovate Helper

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:09am

Gary DeVincent has always held a deep appreciation for all things vintage and antique, and he said he was instantly attracted to Helper by its historic Main Street.

40+ of this weekend's best Memorial Day deals

Techbargains  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:00am

Act fast as deals will go fast.

Woman arrested in Riverdale after allegedly locking kids in trunk while shopping

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:08pm

A woman was arrested after locking her two children in the trunk of her car in a Wal-Mart parking lot Thursday, Riverdale police said.

Liberty Park fountain won’t open due to health concerns

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:45pm

Due to public health and safety concerns, the Seven Canyons Fountain in Liberty Park will not open this summer.

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

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:26pm

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.

Authorities warn travelers to look out for credit card skimmers

Sean Moody  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:11pm

As more drivers start hitting the road for the long weekend, the Department of Agriculture warned drivers to be on the lookout for credit card skimmers.

Judge won't drop murder charge for 2 teens accused in officer's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:40pm

Echoing a decision from earlier this week, a juvenile court judge denied a motion to drop murder charges against two of three teenagers accused in the death of West Valley police officer Cody Brotherson.

Good water year spells challenges, fun for reservoir managers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:07pm

For years, operators of the East Canyon Dam didn't worry about having too much water because of the drought. Now, with the spillway gushing 110 cubic feet per second, operators are welcoming the refreshing challenge managing the water that's there.

Washington Post: Kushner proposed secret communication channel with Kremlin

Saba Hamedy, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:34pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner discussed creating a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russia's ambassador Sergei Kislyak, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing US officials briefed on intelligence reports.

Teen pleads guilty to shooting compliant clerk in robbery

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:02pm

A teenage boy accused of holding up four gas stations with his friends pleaded guilty Friday to part of the case in juvenile court, then pleaded guilty in the adult system to shooting a compliant clerk in the final robbery.

Utah WWII sailor finally laid to rest after DNA helps identify remains

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:31pm

A Utah sailor who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was laid to rest in his hometown of Monroe Friday morning. His remains recently were identified through DNA.

Some Canyons School District kindergartners spending more time in the classroom

Sandra Olney  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:02pm

Kindergarten might be the most important year in a child's education. That is why the Canyons School District decided to try expanding the number of hours some of its kindergartners spend in the classroom.

Utah woman creates smart purse with phone charger, Bluetooth connectivity

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:25pm

Born from her desire to provide busy women with a helpful accessory, Salt Lake City resident Dani Richeson created the FYB London smart purse: a handbag complete with everything from a built-in phone charger to Bluetooth connectivity.

24 indicted in major meth distribution ring targeting S.L. County

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:47pm

Two separate drug investigations that eventually became one have culminated in 24 people being federally indicted and 41-pounds of meth seized.

1 dead, 1 injured in motorcycle crash near Fillmore

Carter Williams and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:46pm

A woman was killed and a man injured after the motorcycle they were riding crashed, closing a section of southbound I-15 for several hours Friday afternoon, police said.

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