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China tells US it will defend interests after Trump tariffs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:56pm

China's newly appointed economic czar told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday that Beijing is ready to defend its interests after President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on nearly $50 billion in Chinese imports.


Police: 1 stabbed, 1 shot in fight at West Valley City gas station

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:23pm

One man was stabbed and another was shot after a fight at a gas station late Friday night, police said.

Lights go dark for Earth Hour to highlight climate change

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:22pm

In Paris, the Eiffel Tower went dark. In London, a kaleidoscope of famous sites switched off their lights — Tower Bridge, Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus, the London Eye.


Here are the Central Utah Region 2018 Sterling Scholar winners, runners-up

Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:14pm

The Deseret News and KSL Broadcast Group developed the Sterling Scholar program to focus attention on outstanding high school seniors. The purpose is to recognize them publicly as well as award cash scholarships and tuition waivers from participating institutions.

Three injured when ATV crashes into tree in Herriman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:49pm

Three people were injured when a Razor ATV crashed into a tree in Herriman Saturday, police say.

What's in a name: Gender-neutral baby names are on the rise

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:15pm

Whether Royal, Charlie or Salem, Skyler, Justice or Oakley, unisex names for babies are on the rise among parents more willing than ever to embrace the possibility of gender fluidity in their children and attempt to head off sexism on their behalf.

Idaho couple married 63 years dies minutes apart

Areena Arora-Tribune, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 3:37pm

Bob Huntley, 83, stood up Edna Huntley, 81, for their first date and decided to go hunting instead. Edna forgave him and shortly after, they were married — for 63 years.

Can Facebook restore public trust after privacy scandal?

Sharon Cohen and Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 2:48pm

It's a scandal of privacy, politics and an essential ingredient of business success — public trust.

Have You Seen This? Kangaroo ‘dances’ for golf flag

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 2:04pm

We’ve all had our eye turned by something bright or shiny; there’s no shame in that.

'This just needs to stop': Hundreds of thousands decry guns

Ashraf Khalil and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:43pm

Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation's capital and cities across America on Saturday to press for gun control in one of the biggest youth protests since the Vietnam era.

There are still 100,000 pay phones in America

Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 1:23pm

In 1999, you could still plunk a coin into one at 2 million phone booths in the United States. Only 5 percent of those are left today.

Women's awards unveiled in honor of Salt Lake City's first female mayor

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:41pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski honored three female community leaders on Friday as she unveiled new leadership awards named after the city's first female mayor, Deedee Corradini.

3-vehicle crash closes lanes on 2700 West in Taylorsville

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:59am

Several lanes have been closed near 6200 S. 2700 West as police clean up a three-vehicle rollover crash.

Marches supporting gun control, Second Amendment rights staged in SLC Staff  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:56am

The debate over gun control that has grown since the deadly Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Florida culminates today in a series of marches nationwide asking for lawmakers to take action to prevent further deaths.

Officials: TRAX lines delayed after vehicle pulls in front of train, driver runs off in Salt Lake City

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:33am

Officials are looking for a man who they say pulled his vehicle in front of a TRAX train, causing the train and vehicle to collide, and then ran off on Saturday morning.

Extortion accusations fly in ugly GOP fight over controversial election law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:58am

A business executive who bailed the Utah Republican Party out of debt is accusing a GOP state senator of trying to extort him as part of plot to discredit his efforts to overturn a controversial election law.

5 reasons Utah drivers love SUVs

Ken Garff Hyundai  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:00am

Utahns love their SUVs. Here are five reasons why.

Energy, errors highlight BYU football's 2nd spring scrimmage

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 7:42am

First-year offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes quipped “not very good” at the overall quality of the Cougars' offense after Friday's second scrimmage of spring camp in Provo.

The Triple Team: Jazz fall to Spurs in OT after Mitchell-led regulation comeback

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 11:41pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz losing the loose-balls in overtime that ultimately cost them the game, Donovan Mitchell's superhuman performance to bring the Jazz back in it, and LaMarcus Aldridge's career night.

Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:19pm

President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances," following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving.

Koreas to hold high-level talks next week to set up summit

Tong-Hyung Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:42pm

The rival Koreas agreed to hold high-level talks next week to prepare for an April summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, South Korea said Saturday.


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