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The Latest: Bloomberg pledges to stem deadly force by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:17am

The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):

Proposal to help police fight human trafficking moves forward at the Utah Legislature

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:00am

Bill’s sponsor says it builds on earlier victim-focused laws.

Trump pardons ex-San Francisco 49ers owner DeBartolo Jr.

Aamer Madhani and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:27am

President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal who built one of the most successful NFL teams in the game's history.

Judge refuses to delay sentencing of Trump ally Roger Stone

Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:54am

A federal judge on Tuesday refused to delay sentencing for Trump confidant Roger Stone on his conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress.

White House correspondents' dinner returns to comedic roots

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:02am

Comedians are making their return to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner after last year's hiatus.

Netanyahu corruption trial to begin weeks after March 2 vote

Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:10am

The corruption trial for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will begin March 17, just two weeks after national elections are held, a court said Tuesday.

Germany sends more medical aid to China to fight virus

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:54am

Germany is sending a second shipment of medical aid to China to help the Asian giant fight the coronavirus epidemic that has infected over 73,000 people.

Bloomberg makes debate stage, facing Dem rivals for 1st time

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:39am

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate, marking the first time he’ll stand alongside the rivals he has so far avoided by bypassing the early voting states and using his personal fortune to define himself through television ads.

German ex-environment minister seeks to lead Merkel's party

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:43am

A former German environment minister on Tuesday became the first prominent figure officially to declare his candidacy for the leadership of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party.

Pete Buttigieg makes pitch to Utahns at Presidents Day town hall

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:48am

A surprise endorsement from Erin Mendenhall, 4,500 people, and a message of support for Mitt Romney's impeachment vote colored Buttigieg's Salt Lake town hall.

Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 10:45pm

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday.

More $ sought for ailing Utah Lake, drying Great Salt Lake

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:27pm

What will help these struggling lakes?

$1 million loan for affordable housing approved by Salt lake City Council

Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Feb 17th - 8:32pm

The Salt Lake City Council has approved a $1 million loan for affordable housing. The complex is to be built at 535 West 300 North.

Social Security tax, medical marijuana and more: Week 4 at the legislative session

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:32pm

It can be hard to keep track of the comings and goings at the Utah State Capitol during the annual legislative session.

Mike Bloomberg returning to Utah Thursday

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:48pm

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg will be back in Utah Thursday morning for a second campaign appearance in advance of the state’s Super Tuesday primary on March 3.

The Latest: Warren calls for party unity in taking on Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 17th - 12:38pm

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Trump pardons Edward DeBartolo Jr., former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in gambling fraud scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:16am

Trump pardons Edward DeBartolo Jr., former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in gambling fraud scandal.

Trump administration sanctions unit of Russian oil giant Rosneft for helping skirt US embargo on Venezuelan oil

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:32am

Trump administration sanctions unit of Russian oil giant Rosneft for helping skirt US embargo on Venezuelan oil.

Turkish court acquits nine civil society figures of charges in protest trial, including Turkish philanthropist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:00am

Turkish court acquits nine civil society figures of charges in protest trial, including Turkish philanthropist.