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US trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:57pm

Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall income in recent years.

Feinstein remains favorite in California race despite snub

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:19pm

California's forgotten U.S. Senate candidate has finally had a memorable moment.

Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:47pm

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.

Trust a theme in GOP debate for Georgia governor nomination

Ben Nadler, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:31pm

You can trust me, but you can't trust him.

Utah County Republicans choose new state House representative

Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:57am

The Utah County Republican Party has filled a vacancy in the Utah State House of Representative created after Keith Grover moved on to a vacant seat in the Utah Senate.

The Latest: Nielsen downplays 2018 Russia election threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:18am

The Latest on U.S. election officials meeting (all times local):

California Democratic Party snubs Feinstein, endorses rival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 11:57pm

The California Democratic Party snubbed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Saturday by handing its official endorsement and a badly needed boost to state Sen. Kevin de Leon, her longshot Democratic challenger.

US judge criticizes plan to reunify families split at border

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 10:05pm

A federal judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the border, said he was having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders.

'More questions than answers': Endorsed by Hatch, campaign to highlight endometriosis awareness

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 7:38pm

In an attempt to shine an as-yet elusive public spotlight on endometriosis and the difficulties of diagnosing and treating it, advocates have unveiled a new public health campaign called Endo What with the support of Sen. Orrin Hatch.

US official: Russia using social media to divide Americans

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 6:26pm

The U.S. homeland security secretary said on Saturday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year's midterm elections with the same "scale or scope" it targeted the 2016 presidential election.

Love outraising, outspending McAdams in close House race

Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 4:14pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Mia Love's latest fundraising reports show her outraising her Democratic challenger in what's considered the state's most competitive race,

As Supreme Court battle roils DC, suburban voters shrug

Thomas Beaumont and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 2:44pm

It stands to shift the direction of the nation's highest court for decades, but President Donald Trump's move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has barely cracked the consciousness of some voters in the nation's top political battlegrounds.

Nothing new in Russian indictment, but Utahns still see cause for concern

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 14th - 1:03pm

There's nothing new about the hacking done during the 2016 presidential race in Friday's federal indictment against a dozen Russian military intelligence officers, Utah Elections Director Justin Lee said.

Trump, Putin to meet at 19th-century presidential palace

Jari Tanner and Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 8:36am

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will meet Monday at Finnish presidential palace in Helsinki that overlooks the Baltic Sea — the same venue where two of their predecessors met in 1990.

Guns a hot issue for Democrats in Kansas governor's race

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 10:18pm

Democrats running for Kansas governor are falling in line with the national gun-control movement stirring the party's liberal base, even if it means disavowing a loosening of gun laws in recent years that had been playing well in their gun-friendly state.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 13th - 9:10pm

Do you have what it takes to spot the real headlines amid the fake ones? Take's weekly Fake News Quiz to find out!

12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 US election

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 8:16pm

Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and the Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S. election, according to an indictment announced days before President Donald Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

What are tariffs and how would a U.S.-China trade war affect Utah's economy?

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 13th - 8:05pm

Here’s a breakdown of what tariffs are and what they might mean for consumers and producers.

Backer of 3 Californias measure asks court to dismiss suit

Sophia Bollag, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 13th - 7:07pm

The backer of an initiative to split California in three asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to dismiss a lawsuit trying to remove it from the November ballot.