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Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 7:24am

Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father win the presidency.

US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 13th - 6:47am

The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos , cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war.

Sanders says rival Warren is 'capitalist through her bones'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 6:29pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says 2020 rival Elizabeth Warren is "a capitalist through her bones" while adding: "I'm not."

California Democrats pay $800,000 in sex-misconduct cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 12th - 1:40pm

The California Democratic Party has spent more than $800,000 in legal costs tied to three lawsuits alleging discrimination and sexual misconduct by its former chair, Eric Bauman.

Kurdish families in Utah react to conflict, rally for support

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 11th - 10:43pm

As the Turkish invasion of Syria intensifies, Kurds living in Utah said they are horrified and fearful for their loved ones. They will rally at the Salt Lake City Library at noon.

After static summer, Democratic race enters a chaotic fall

Julie Pace, Thomas Beaumont and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 10:15pm

A Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall, shaped by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment crisis surrounding President Donald Trump.

McAleenan, acting Homeland Security secretary, stepping down

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 6:02pm

Kevin McAleenan, a career civil servant who became the unlikely point man for President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies, is stepping down as acting Homeland Security secretary after six months on the job.

O'Rourke raises $4.5M in 3rd quarter for White House run

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 4:15pm

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he raised $4.5 million during the three-month period through September, outpacing his lackluster second-quarter total but still far less than he got at the whirlwind start of his 2020 campaign.

Donald Trump joins Twitch — Amazon's video game streaming platform

Helen Regan, CNN  |  Posted Oct 11th - 2:33pm

President Donald Trump has joined Amazon's popular video game live-streaming site Twitch in an apparent move to bolster his 2020 presidential re-election campaign.

Mobile voting system used in Utah County subject of attempted 2018 West Virginia breach

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 11th - 1:16pm

The FBI is investigating an attempted intrusion of the Voatz mobile voting system during West Virginia’s 2018 midterm elections, throwing a spotlight onto an experimental app that Utah County used for the first time in this year's primary elections.

Former lawmaker's planned congressional comeback clouded

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 12:39pm

Former Republican Rep. Pete Sessions' climb back into Congress was already off to a rough start, with some in his own party suggesting he was carpetbagging by leaving the Dallas district he lost last fall to try to get elected in a far more rural and politically safe one.

Nonpartisan commission announces 2020 presidential debates

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 11:23am

The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates has announced sites and dates for three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate, to be held just weeks before Election Day in 2020.

University of Utah to host 2020 vice presidential debate

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 11th - 10:51am

The University of Utah will host the 2020 Vice Presidential debate, officials confirmed Friday.

Dems, Muslims rip Trump attack on Somalis; rue GOP silence

Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 8:45am

Minnesota Democrats, Muslims and other groups condemned President Donald Trump on Friday for criticizing the state for welcoming so many Somali refugees, and they called out Republican leaders for failing to criticize his statements.

Doctor on vaping illness: ‘It’s scary to see a young person this sick’

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 11th - 7:19am

Dr. Dixie Harris has seen a new patient who became sick from vaping every day this week.

Turkish forces advance in Syria as US troops come under fire

Mehmet Guzel and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 12:28am

Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from U.S.-allied Syrian Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara's offensive in northern Syria as casualties mounted, international criticism of the campaign intensified and estimates put the number of those who fled the violence at 100,000. In a complicating twist, Washington said its troops also came under fire from NATO ally Turkey.

Study links Russian tweets to release of hacked emails

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 11:28pm

Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election has generally been seen as two separate, unrelated tracks: hacking Democratic emails and sending provocative tweets. But a new study suggests the tactics were likely intertwined.

US suspends plans to hike tariffs Tuesday on Chinese imports

Paul Wiseman and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 11:12pm

The Trump administration is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 billion in U.S. farm products as the world's two biggest economies reached a cease-fire in their 15-month trade war.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 3:11pm

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: