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USA Gymnastics president: mediation with Nassar survivors

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:11pm

The legal portion of the Larry Nassar scandal at USA Gymnastics may soon be over.

Former Dixie State golfer shoots 5-under to clinch 2018 Utah Open championship

Rod Zundel, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:38pm

Dusty Fielding fired seven birdies for a 5-under-par 67 to clinch the $20,000 grand prize and first place at the 2018 Siegfried and Jensen Utah Open at the Riverside Country Club in Provo.

Man arrested in changing room voyeurism case

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:05pm

Police arrested a man Saturday after they say he held his phone under a dressing room door where a 12-year-old girl was changing in a Salt Lake store.

Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:37pm

A low-carb or high-carb diet raises your risk of death, a new study suggests, with people eating the food staple in moderation seeing the greatest benefits to their health.

BYU QBs haven't thrown an interception through 2 fall scrimmages, but is that a double-edged sword?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:03pm

Through two scrimmages, the BYU offense has yet to throw an interception against the team’s defense. But is that good sign for the upcoming season?

800K displaced in flooding in southern Indian state

Aijaz Rahi, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:18pm

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, officials said Sunday, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-affected areas.

US regulators target Facebook on discriminatory housing ads

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 5:37pm

Federal regulators are alleging that Facebook's advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.

Italy bridge designer warned in 1979 of risk of corrosion; bridge toll rises to 43

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:50pm

The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed dozens warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution on the concrete.

Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

Christina A. Cassidy and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:16pm

Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning.

Provo students stay indoors due to smoky air conditions

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 19th - 3:22pm

One of the most popular parts of school is recess, but students at one Utah County school had to play indoors on their first day back due to the lingering wildfire smoke along the Wasatch Front.

Power restored to majority of 15K households affected by morning outage

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 19th - 2:40pm

Over 15,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in Kearns, West Jordan and Taylorsville were without power for several hours Sunday, the company said.

Have You Seen This? How to teach a baby to crawl

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 19th - 2:24pm

YouTube’s favorite father shows us different “successful” techniques for teaching your baby how to crawl.

Man detained while driving pregnant wife to hospital has an arrest warrant in Mexico, ICE says

Amir Vera, Artemis Moshtaghian and Mariano Castillo, CNN  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:44pm

Joel Arrona, a man who was heading to a California hospital with his pregnant wife when U.S. immigration officers detained earlier this week, has an outstanding warrant for homicide charges in Mexico, government officials say.

US says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:24pm

Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs.

'Crazy Rich Asians' shines bright at the box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 12:51pm

Glitz won over guns as the gilded romance "Crazy Rich Asians" debuted at No. 1 in North American theaters this weekend, surpassing industry expectations and beating out action-packed fare like "Mile 22."

'I cried for a year': Families split by the Korean War get rare chance to reunite

Paula Hancocks, Yoonjung Seo and James Griffiths, CNN  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:58am

Lee Keum-seom hasn't held her son in 68 years. The last time she saw him, Sang Chol was four years old, and together with her husband and their daughter, they were headed south, fleeing the fighting during the early days of the Korean War.

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'We're correcting a name,' President Russell M. Nelson tells Latter-day Saints in Canada

Scott Taylor, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:32am

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says his recent call to identify the church by its full, formal name rather than the nicknames and abbreviations used for more than a century does not constitute a name change but rather a course correction.

Quakes cut power, topple homes on Indonesia island; 3 dead

Rosidin Sembahulun, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:17am

Multiple strong earthquakes cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok, toppled buildings and killed at least three people as the tourist hotspot was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.

St. George wins nearly $1M grant to hire nine more firefighters

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:50am

For the first time in nearly 10 years, the St. George Fire Department has won a federal grant that will allow the city to hire nine more firefighters.

Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:23am

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his White House counsel isn't a "RAT" like the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, and he blasted the ongoing Russia investigation as "McCarthyism."

Semi carrying 45K pounds of onions tips over, catches fire

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:02am

More than 45,000 pounds of onions were burned to a crisp this weekend after a semi tipped over and caught fire.

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