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Trump encourages mail voting in Florida but sues in Nevada

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 5th - 3:52am

In an abrupt reversal, President Donald Trump is encouraging voters in the critical swing state of Florida to vote by mail after months of criticizing the practice — and while his campaign and the GOP challenge Nevada over its new vote-by-mail law.

US sending highest official to Taiwan since ties cut in 1979

Johnson Lai, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 5th - 3:47am

The U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services is scheduled to visit Taiwan in coming days in the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the break in formal diplomatic relations between Washington and Taipei in 1979.

Australian leader says US-China war no longer inconceivable

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 10:04pm

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday his government held a less dramatic view of U.S.-China strategic tensions than a predecessor who warned of a potential “hot war” before U.S. presidential elections in November.

Trump says generals feel Beirut blast was likely an 'attack'

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 9:51pm

President Donald Trump said U.S. military generals have told him that they “seem to feel” the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday, killing at least 70 people, was a “terrible attack” likely caused by a bomb.

Bail raised for Utahn charged with shooting at SUV that pushed through Provo protesters

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 4th - 9:39pm

A judge has raised bail from about $42,000 to $100,000 for a Utah protester accused of shooting and injuring a driver during a demonstration in June.

Utah unemployment office: look for work or lose payments starting Aug. 15

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 4th - 9:13pm

Utah’s Unemployment Insurance Division is warning about a big change coming mid-August that will require those previously deemed “job-attached” to start searching for work in order to receive weekly payments.

Health Secretary Azar to visit Taiwan in highest-level U.S. Cabinet visit since 1979 break in formal ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 4th - 8:56pm

Health Secretary Azar to visit Taiwan in highest-level U.S. Cabinet visit since 1979 break in formal ties.

Progress slow as urgency grows on virus relief legislation

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 8:23pm

Frustrated Senate Republicans re-upped their complaints Tuesday that Democratic negotiators are taking too hard a line in talks on a sweeping coronavirus relief bill, but an afternoon negotiating session brought at least modest concessions from both sides, even as an agreement appears far off.

Critics of planned nuclear power project urge Utah cities to pull out before it’s too late

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 4th - 6:46pm

The Utah Taxpayers Association is urging cities that have signed on to a planned nuclear power plant in Idaho to get out while they can before costs become too great.

Judge grants temporary restraining order to pause 'land grab' in Hideout

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 4th - 4:34pm

The town of Hideout’s controversial annexation proposal is officially on hold — for now.

Trump hosts swearing-in of first Black Air Force chief

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 4th - 3:24pm

President Donald Trump hosted the swearing-in of the first Black Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, in an Oval Office ceremony Tuesday.

'Too many are selfish': US nears 5 million virus cases

Suman Naishadham, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 3:18pm

Fourth of July gatherings, graduation parties, no-mask weddings, crowded bars — there are reasons the U.S. has racked up more than 155,000 coronavirus deaths, by far the most of any country, and is fast approaching an off-the-charts 5 million confirmed infections, easily the highest in the world.

Trump gives $35 million to aid human trafficking victims

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 3:17pm

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced more than $35 million in Justice Department grants to organizations that provide safe housing for victims of human trafficking.

Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 2:05pm

President Donald Trump signed legislation Tuesday that will devote nearly $3 billion a year to conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands following its overwhelming approval by both parties in Congress.

Trump's national security adviser recovers from COVID-19

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 4th - 1:42pm

President Donald Trump's national security adviser, who tested positive for the coronavirus, returned to work Tuesday after recovering from a mild case of COVID-19, the White House said.

Experts: Obstacles to charging police in Breonna Taylor case

Dylan Lovan, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 4th - 1:25pm

Despite mounting public pressure to file criminal charges nearly five months after Breonna Taylor's death, prosecutors may face significant obstacles to bringing homicide-related charges against police officers who were shot at when sent to her house with a warrant, legal experts said.

US Army names head of V Corps HQ to be based in Poland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 4th - 12:03pm

U.S. and Polish defense officials attended a ceremony Tuesday to name the commander of U.S. Army V Corps overseas headquarters, which will be located in Poland to further enhance America's military presence in the region.

Smile more? Some critics see sexism in debate over Biden VP

Sara Burnett and Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 4th - 5:36am

She's too ambitious. She's not apologetic enough. She should smile more.

New HAFB wing commander wants to inspire others to achieve their fullest potential

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Aug 3rd - 9:24pm

The newest leader of Utah’s largest military installation is an accomplished person of color who hopes to motivate others to forge their own path to their fullest potential.