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Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Desmond Butler and David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:31pm

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry.

Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:53pm

President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI Saturday night, saying the agency "missed all of the many signals" sent by the suspect in the Florida school shooting and arguing they are "spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign."

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

Jason Dearen, Allen G. Breed and Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:25pm

Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met.

Police doubt Islamic State flag at Hurricane High School was from terror group

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:56pm

Authorities said Friday they suspect an Islamic State group's flag found flying outside a southern Utah high school was likely a prank and not the work of the terrorist group.

Biden, in public and private, tiptoes toward a 2020 run

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:49pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.

Russian election plot touched even minor Trump supporters

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:01pm

The request was simple: organize or attend a sign-waving rally supporting Donald Trump. But some of the Florida Republicans on the receiving end of those requests now know that they didn't come from Republican allies, but from Russian adversaries.

Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:54pm

A passenger in a vehicle that was fired upon outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas.

The Latest: Second gun-control rally held in Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:43pm

The Latest on the school shooting that killed 17 people in Florida (all times local):

Trump focuses on first responders after Florida shooting

Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:11pm

President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the heroics of first responders.

The Latest: Winter storm starts rolling through US Rockies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:10pm

The Latest on a major storm system expected to hit the Rockies over the holiday weekend (all times local):

Weber County: Evidence worker allegedly under the influence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:08pm

Weber County officials say investigations are underway in the wake of the firing of a Sheriff's Office evidence room employee who allegedly was "under the influence" at work.

The Latest: Utah skier killed in Wyoming avalanche

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:55pm

The Latest on the death of a skier in a Wyoming avalanche. (all times local):

Girl, 4, fatally shot inside car; suspect arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:08pm

Authorities say a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old girl sitting in a car with young siblings and her grandmother in northeastern Ohio has been arrested.

Woman killed husband, 2 adult kids before killing herself

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:00pm

Autopsies show a suburban Detroit woman fatally shot her husband, son and daughter before killing herself.

White House official says US thinks it is 'extremely unlikely' Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:45pm

White House official says US thinks it is 'extremely unlikely' Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds.

Utah man killed in Wyoming avalanche

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:43pm

A Utah man died near the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday after triggering an avalanche in Rock Springs, a sidecountry area south of the ski area.

Ruling opens possibility trans teen will get hormone therapy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 2:33pm

A transgender Ohio teen's grandparents have been granted custody and will be allowed to decide whether the 17-year-old can pursue hormone therapy at a hospital after he's evaluated by a psychologist not affiliated with the hospital, a judge in Cincinnati ruled Friday.

Mourners: Slain Chicago officer was 'one of the good guys'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 2:27pm

Mourners remembered a slain Chicago Police commander Saturday as a model officer and "one of the good guys" who was uninterested in self-promotion, even as he moved up the department's ranks.

Family of woman killed by police may not see full $37M award

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:33pm

The family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police two years ago may never receive the entire $37 million it was awarded in a lawsuit this week.

Former bank branch manager pleads guilty to money laundering

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:28pm

A former manager of a bank branch in Bountiful has admitted embezzling more than $565,000 to buy a house.