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Italians vote in 2 regions; Salvini eyes return to power

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 2:27am

Right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini is telling Italians who are voting in two regions to use their ballots to help his anti-migrant party return to national power.

Democratic race in Iowa heats up as caucus approaches

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 10:49pm

Democratic presidential candidates have roared back into Iowa touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the process of deciding who will challenge President Donald Trump.

Stories from the Streets: The middle class mom who ended up homeless

Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:18pm

How did a middle class mom wind up living at a homeless shelter? For many families, that transition is just a couple of difficult months away from reality.

KSL Investigates: emails to lawmakers show Utahns' concern for tax reform

Ladd Egan, KSL TV and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:42pm

After a successful effort to repeal a tax reform bill showed many Utahns weren’t happy with the reform, the KSL Investigators dug through hundreds of emails sent to Utah lawmakers over the past year to find out how the public viewed the proposals and whose voices were heard.

Thousands rally at the Utah Capitol during annual March for Life

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 25th - 6:42pm

Francesca Rose says she’s here because one young woman made a difficult decision.

Romney says 'very likely' he'll be in favor of witnesses but won't decide until after opening arguments

Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN  |  Posted Jan 25th - 4:55pm

Sen. Mitt Romney said Saturday that it's "very likely" that he'll be in favor of calling witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but won't decide until after opening arguments.

General: US committed to Syria fight; Missions up against IS

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 4:05pm

U.S. troops at military outposts ín eastern Syria asked variations of the same question to their top commander Saturday: What is our future here? What are the goals we need to think about?

In recording Trump asks how long Ukraine can resist Russians

Zeke Miller, Colleen Long, Mike Balsamo and Lynn Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 2:07pm

President Donald Trump inquired how long Ukraine would be able to resist Russian aggression without U.S. assistance during a 2018 meeting with donors that included the indicted associates of his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani.

Trial highlights: Transcript talk, handshakes for defense

Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 1:43pm

President Donald Trump’s lawyers on Saturday argued a robust version of one of his favorite phrases to tweet: “Read the transcript!”

Democrat Elizabeth Warren hires campaign staff in Utah

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 25th - 12:03pm

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has hired staff members to lead her campaign in Utah.

Pompeo lashes out at journalist; NPR defends its reporter

Lynn Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 10:59am

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out in anger Saturday at an NPR reporter who accused him of shouting expletives at her after she asked him in an interview about Ukraine. In a direct and personal attack, America's chief diplomat said the journalist had “lied” to him and he called her conduct “shameful.”

Volatility defines Democratic race as candidates flood Iowa

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 10:10am

Democratic presidential candidates roared back into Iowa on Saturday touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the process of deciding who will challenge President Donald Trump.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's impeachment defense and the facts

Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:48am

President Donald Trump's lawyers opened his Senate impeachment defense Saturday with the false assertion that Democrats tried to shut the president's team out of the congressional inquiry that preceded the charges. Actually, Democrats invited Trump to participate and he declined.

Trump defends Sanders, stoking Democratic divisions

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:20am

As tensions between Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren rose earlier this month, Sanders found himself with an unusual ally: President Donald Trump.

Eminent domain proposed by lawmaker as a way to carve future recreation trails

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:19am

A new bill set to be discussed this upcoming legislative session would allow local governments to, once again, use eminent domain to help carve out trails in Utah.

Politics weigh heavily in Trump's Mideast peace plan

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 8:42am

A blueprint the White House is rolling out to resolve the decades-long conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is as much about politics as it is about peace.

Trump lawyers argue Democrats just want to overturn election

Eric Tucker, Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:58am

President Donald Trump's lawyers plunged into his impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the 2016 election, arguing that investigations of Trump's dealings with Ukraine have not been a fact-finding mission but a politically motivated effort to drive him from the White House.

German military resumes training troops in northern Iraq

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 2:33am

The German military resumed training Iraqi troops in the country's Kurdish north on Sunday, about three weeks after it was suspended following the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general in Baghdad.

NH GOP committeeman loses reelection effort

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 25th - 3:12pm

A prominent member of the New Hampshire Republican Party has lost his national post.