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The Latest on the release from prison of a former Roman Catholic priest convicted of child rape (all times local):
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Jul 28th - 8:42am
Outdoor Retailer Show kicked off Wednesday with all sorts of gear and gadgets perfect for outdoors and recreation. It was also the debut for many new products — from water filtration to portable solar panels — destined for shelves or online markets.
Ian Deitch, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 8:41am
Prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque ended peacefully Friday amid two weeks of unrest over security at a major holy site in Jerusalem, Israeli police said, but violence flared in the West Bank, where a Palestinian was killed after he attacked soldiers.
The Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 7:55am
The owners of a 77-pound tortoise found on the side of a Long Island road in New York have claimed their wayward, slow-moving pet.
The Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 7:44am
A notorious figure in the Boston Roman Catholic priest sex abuse scandal was released from prison Friday morning after completing a 12-year sentence for the rape of a boy in the 1980s.
Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 7:10am
High-ranking Iraqi security officials say up to 7,000 Islamic State group affiliates remain in Iraq after the fall of Mosul, where the group's leader declared the self-styled caliphate three years ago.
The Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 6:51am
Romania's Orthodox Church has voted to defrock a priest who is suspected of trying to sexually corrupt a teenager — a rare case of a cleric being disciplined for alleged sexual misdemeanors.
The Associated Press | Posted Jul 28th - 2:10am
South Korea's president has kept a campaign promise by adopting a shelter dog rescued from possible slaughter in a country where eating dogs is still popular.
Peter Prengaman, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 10:11pm
One of Word of Faith Fellowship's two churches in Brazil has rejected claims made by former members that they were subjected to physical and verbal abuse at the hands of ministers and that young congregants were sent to the mother church in North Carolina and forced to work without pay.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue | Posted Jul 27th - 9:14pm
In a show of support for public lands, about 3,000 people marched from the Salt Palace Convention Center to the state Capitol and held a rally afterward. More than a half dozen speakers extolled Utah's landscapes and said they must be protected.
Paige Smathers, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jul 27th - 9:07pm
The word healthy has been oversimplified and misused by media and so-called health gurus, and the word is practically meaningless to us now. No wonder we're confused about what the word healthy actually means.
Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Posted Jul 27th - 7:31pm
While the Brian Head Fire torched more than 100 square miles, cost $34 million to fight and forced some 1,500 people from their homes last month, one demographic has been surprisingly resilient: the wildlife.
Larry Neumeister, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 5:43pm
A federal appeals court in New York City is getting conflicting advice from the government over whether a civil rights law covers sexual orientation.
The Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 5:41pm
A North Dakota woman who threatened some Muslim women in a Walmart parking lot met with two of them Thursday and all "expressed their sincere regrets" about the incident and apologized, Fargo's police chief said Thursday.
The Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 5:29pm
The Latest on a North Dakota woman who was shown in a video threatening Muslim women in a Walmart parking lot (all times local):
John Hanna, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 5:11pm
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said Thursday that he wishes Kansas had preserved part of an income tax break he championed as a boon for small businesses and defended the now-repealed policy that critics said did not work.
The Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 4:14pm
Authorities in Florida say they arrested a man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money — a spectacle that he somehow thought would jump-start his career as a comedian.
Ilan Ben Zion and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 2:12pm
Violence returned Thursday to a sacred site in Jerusalem as Palestinians gathering for prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound clashed with Israeli police nearly two weeks after a deadly attack there.
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