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User submitted: Utah’s fiery week in photos

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 3:49pm

As the Brian Head Fire grew to nearly 50,000 acres this week, several smaller wildfires burned throughout Utah. Browse the photo gallery to see more.


EU hits Google with $2.7B fine for abusing weaker rivals

Michael Liedtke and Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 3:47pm

European regulators fined Google a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) for abusing its dominance of the online search market in a case that could be just the opening salvo in Europe's attempt to curb the company's clout on that continent.


Few answers on travel ban as launch deadline looms

Alicia A. Caldwell and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 3:45pm

The Trump administration expects to launch a limited version of its travel ban on six mostly Muslim countries on Thursday, but has yet to say how it will be implemented or what it will do to avoid the chaos that accompanied the initial ban.

Sports medicine: Going beyond the basics for women

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 3:00pm

Anything men can do women can do too. They are also – like men – occasionally getting hurt at every level. However, their injuries are not usually similar to those of their male counterparts.

New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

Raphael Satter and Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 2:37pm

A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh assault paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily malicious programs can bring daily life to a halt.

Woman ordered to stand trial for shooting death of partner

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 2:32pm

A woman who reported in a 911 call that she had "snapped" and shot her partner due to the woman's excessive drinking was ordered to stand trial for murder Tuesday.

12 fads from the past 6 years we may have forgotten

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:59pm

Fads are something that have been around throughout history. We often see a cycle of people getting hooked on one thing very intensely for a while before they eventually become bored and forget about it.

Trump says US on brink of becoming net exporter of energy

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:47pm

With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources.

'Swatting' call sends full police response to elderly West Valley woman's home

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:45pm

A SWAT team and officers from several agencies responded to a West Valley residence late Monday on a report of a possible shooting and a suspect who was suicidal.

Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:36pm

In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debate.

'Possible active shooter' reported at Army's Redstone Arsenal

Tina Burnside, Jason Hanna and Dave Alsup, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:34pm

Part of the US Army's Redstone Arsenal post in northern Alabama was on lockdown for hours Tuesday as investigators tried to investigate reports that a shooter was in one of the buildings.

Health care protest blocks street in downtown SLC

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:22pm

Dozens of protesters blocked a section of State Street in downtown Salt Lake City Tuesday afternoon in a march against Sen. Orrin Hatch’s support of the new proposed health care bill.

US to Syria: 'Heavy price' awaits any chemical weapons use

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:15pm

The Trump administration threatened Tuesday that Syria will pay "a heavy price" if it follows through on what the U.S. says are preparations for another chemical weapons attack — warning of action that could plunge America deeper into a civil war alongside the fight against Islamic State militants.

Have You Seen This? Ben Folds composes song for orchestra in 10 minutes

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:15pm

It takes me longer to get out of bed than it takes Ben Folds to compose an entire song for a full orchestra.

Estranged husband admits murdering prominent restaurateur in arson fire

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:06pm

The estranged husband of restaurateur John Williams pleaded guilty Tuesday to trapping the prominent Salt Lake man in his home and setting it ablaze, killing him.

4 costs you haven't factored into your homebuying budget

Beth Braverman, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:55pm

It's not cheap to buy a home these days, and we're not just talking about the price of the home itself.

County Council to consider investigation into troubled recorder's residency

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:31pm

The Salt Lake County Council is slated today to consider an investigation into whether troubled Recorder Gary Ott lives in the county he's been elected to represent.


7 new and returning productions to be filmed in Utah

Cristy Meiners, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:56am

The Utah Film Commission recently announced that the Economic Development Board has approved seven new films and television shows to be shot in Utah, bringing over $20 million to the state and creating 479 local jobs.

Viral video shows woman accidentally pick up rattlesnake

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:31am

Imagine that you’ve just finished a luxurious soak in your hot tub. As you walk across the yard, you see what you think is your dog’s rope toy on the ground. You reach down to pick it up, but it isn't a toy. It’s a rattlesnake.

From Left Field: Baseball fan blames bullpen in obituary

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:04am

One MLB fan's obituary blamed the bullpen of the Washington Nationals after his death. Meanwhile, a 12-year-old showed off some pretty nice dribble moves against one NBA starting guard.

PepsiCo to remove royal blue branding for U. in unprecedented move

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:47am

The iconic blue PepsiCo branding will get an unprecedented change when the University of Utah switches from Coca Cola to PepsiCo as the official beverage provider for the university this week.


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