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Trump-Putin summit opens without talk of election meddling

Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:39am

With a wink and a slouch, respectively, President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin opened their summit Monday as the American president declared that "the world wants to see us get along." Trump laid out a list of topics for discussion that notably did not include Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

Jogger stabbed in Magna Copper Park

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:22pm

A jogger was seriously injured Sunday evening during an attack in which she was stabbed by a group of people, officials report.

Police say man impersonated officer, threatened to kill two men he accused of living in U.S. illegally

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:06pm

Police arrested a man Sunday for impersonating an officer and threatening to kill two men he accused of living in the country illegally, according to a probable cause statement.

Utah man hopes 3rd startup will be the charm

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:04pm

If you ask Taylor Reynolds, running a successful business is all about persistence — having the tenacity to keep going, no matter what.

Feds OK Utah’s Every Student Succeeds Act state plan

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:32pm

The U.S. Department of Education has granted final approval of Utah’s Every Student Succeeds Act state plan, which is essentially an application for $131 million in federal funding for programs that support vulnerable student groups.

Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:23pm

A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said.

Mexican president-elect slashes his own salary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:58pm

Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday he plans to earn less than half of what his predecessor makes when he takes office in December as part of an austerity push in government.

Missing elderly man found dead

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:52pm

An elderly man missing since Friday morning was found dead in Holladay Sunday evening, officials report.

Utah Education Association cancels fall convention

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:24pm

Bucking a century-old practice, the Utah Education Association board of directors has voted to cancel its fall 2018 convention.

'It’s just a miracle:' Cabin still standing amid Dollar Ridge Fire

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:59pm

Deborah and Mark Andrus saw what is left of their property Saturday after the Dollar Ridge Fire burned through parts of Duchesne County last week. As of Sunday, the wildfire had burned 56,734 acres and was 65 percent contained, according to fire officials.

Police investigating body found in Ogden

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:45pm

Police are investigating the discovery of a body in the business depot area near 12th Street and Depot Drive Sunday evening.

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.

Police: Knife-wielding man shot by officer after ramming police vehicle, barricading himself in WVC home

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:48pm

One person has been taken to the hospital after an officer-involved shooting in West Valley City, police confirmed.

Smoking in and near public housing will be banned at the end of July

Fadel Allassan and Amanda Watts CNN  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:16pm

Smokers won't be able to light up in or near public housing starting July 31.

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What to do if summer makes you depressed

Jennifer Graham and K. Sophie Will, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 15th - 5:06pm

Longer days, more sun and vacations make many people happier in summer. But many suffer from a form of depression that occurs only during the summer, making the season especially challenging for parents with children home on vacation.

No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:29pm

Novak Djokovic acknowledged that he was worried. His coach was, too.

Panguitch City under boil order until further notice

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 4:05pm

A boil order has been issued for residents in Panguitch City Sunday after the water supply was found to be contaminated, officials said.

Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

Graham Dunbar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:47pm

Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are.

Looming iceberg threatens Greenland village

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 3:33pm

Low-lying areas of a village in northwestern Greenland remain evacuated as villagers and local authorities monitor a vast iceberg for signs it could move closer or break apart, threatening the remote settlement.

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.

Have You Seen This? Solving 3 Rubik’s Cubes while juggling

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:01pm

A 13-year-old boy solves three Rubik’s Cubes while juggling them, and it’s looks as impossible as it sounds.

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