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Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 6:09pm

Venezuela's crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to embattled socialist Nicolas Maduro, who retaliated by breaking off relations with the United States, his biggest trade partner.

Parking rage? Utah skier fed up with full lot tried to take officer's gun, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:58pm

An American Fork man apparently fed up with the parking situation at Brighton Ski Resort took his anger too far, police say, when he tried to grab an officer's gun.

Police: 5 fatally shot inside Florida bank, suspect arrested

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 5:49pm

A gunman opened fire inside a Florida bank Wednesday, killing five people before surrendering to a SWAT team, police said.

Dems prepare own border security package shunning Trump wall

Alan Fram, Andrew Taylor and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 5:05pm

House Democrats, feeling pressure to display their vision for border security, are preparing a package that would ignore President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion for a wall with Mexico and would instead pay for other ideas aimed at protecting the border.

Utah man admits to killing ex-girlfriend in deal that spares him from death penalty

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:53pm

A Hyrum man has admitted to killing his ex-girlfriend, who police say was delivering marijuana to him with her young daughter in tow when she died.

Review: 4 days with the 2018 Kia Stinger GT2

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:09pm

Kia is gunning to become a worthwhile challenger for the German luxury sport sedan. The Stinger GT2 is a worthy, yet not perfect, first attempt.

Michael Cohen's House testimony postponed, citing 'threats against his family'

Jeremy Herb, CNN  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 3:33pm

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen announced he is postponing his public congressional testimony that was scheduled for February 7, citing "ongoing threats against his family."

Utah health department reports 4 cases of bacteria linked to weight-loss surgeries in Mexico

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 3:23pm

Utah health officials announced Wednesday they have at least four confirmed cases of an infection caused by an antibiotic-resistant form of bacteria believed to be linked to weight-loss surgeries conducted in Mexico.

5 unique outdoor adventures in Park City

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:31pm

Park City is famous for its ski resort and surplus of fun winter activities, but besides downhill skiing, there are a lot of other unique excursions that help show why Park City is considered a mecca for the outdoors.

Audit: Ex-clerk of Sanpete County town misappropriated more than $300K over 9 years

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 2:03pm

A former town clerk in rural Fayette, Sanpete County, misappropriated over $300,000 of the town's funds during a nine-year period, according to a new audit released Tuesday.

'We will be ready': Utah homelessness leaders detail timeline for transition to new shelters

Katie McKellar  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 1:50pm

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and other homelessness leaders held a news conference Wednesday to detail the planned timeline for the systematic transformation and how they plan to carry out the transition once the three new homeless resource centers open.

Bicyclist involved in Salt Lake City hit-and-run dies

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 1:46pm

A bicyclist struck in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night has died.

Russia presents info on missile US says violates pact

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 1:44pm

The Russian military on Wednesday rolled out a new missile and released its specifications, seeking to dispel the U.S. claim that the weapon violates a key nuclear arms pact.

Have You Seen This? Irish students perform folk music concert on plane

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 1:20pm

Talk about excellent in-flight entertainment.

Feds add charges, defendants in billion-dollar fraud case against polygamous Kingstons

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 1:03pm

Federal prosecutors have filed a new indictment against the executives of an energy company, including two more employees, with ties to a northern Utah polygamous group, alleging a billion-dollar renewable fuel tax credit scheme.

Patrick Kinahan: Nick Emery's game a major hit for BYU

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 12:31pm

A promising start to a potentially great college career has turned sour for Nick Emery. After going through a series of issues the last two years, the BYU guard has struggled this season. His dip in production is a reason BYU is disappointing so far.

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Q&A: Utah's 5 Browns talk hometown show, new music and healing

Lottie Peterson Johnson, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 12:01pm

For The 5 Browns, playing piano together isn’t as easy as it used to be.

Man charged with capital offense in killing of Provo officer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Jan 23rd - 11:28am

The man accused of shooting and killing Provo police officer Joseph Shinners was formally charged Wednesday with aggravated murder, a capital offense.

Poll: Support for 'Medicare-for-all' fluctuates with details

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:47am

"Medicare-for-all" makes a good first impression, but support plunges when people are asked if they'd pay higher taxes or put up with treatment delays to get it.

Democratic Mayor Pete Buttigieg joins 2020 presidential race

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:03am

Democrat Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, says he's forming an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential bid.

Comcast loses cable users, but internet subscribers surge

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 9:33am

Comcast continues to lose its U.S. cable customers, but racked up more internet subscribers and got a revenue boost from Sky, its big bet on European TV.

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