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How Spencer Cox's road to GOP nomination for governor ran through rural Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 7th - 8:24am

Cox knew that the primary race probably wouldn’t be wrapped up last Tuesday. So he went out on his farm and waited.

Utah man threatens people with gun for having Trump flags, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 7th - 6:09am

A man who police say terrorized people trying to recreate on the 4th of July by firing numerous rounds now faces 28 charges, including 23 felonies.

New rules: Foreign pupils must leave US if classes go online

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 9:37pm

International students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall, under new guidelines issued Monday by federal immigration authorities.

North Korea rejects talks as US envoy arrives in Seoul

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 6:35pm

North Korea on Tuesday said it has no immediate intent to resume a dialogue with the United States as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun arrived in South Korea for discussions on stalled nuclear diplomacy.

Businessman Blake Moore ready for a Democratic challenger in 1st District

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jul 6th - 6:03pm

With the Associated Press declaring him as winner of the GOP primary for the 1st Congressional District, businessman Blake Moore is ready for a Democratic challenger.

Rep. Ben McAdams seeks more compensation for downwinders

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 6th - 5:25pm

Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, called Monday for an extension of the federal compensation for Utahns, as well as residents of other states across the country, who were exposed to radiation from nuclear testing in Nevada and for a stop to new explosive nuclear weapons testing.

Utah GOP gubernatorial race called for Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 6th - 3:51pm

Cox said former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. conceded the race in what he described in a tweet as a “gracious call.”

Pentagon draft policy would ban Confederate flag displays

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 3:00pm

A draft policy being circulated by Pentagon leaders would ban the display of the Confederate flag in Defense Department workplaces or public areas by service members and civilian personnel.

Trump criticizes Redskins, Indians for weighing name changes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 1:40pm

President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a pair of pro sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality.

South Dakota governor, exposed to virus, joined Trump on jet

Stephen Groves, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 11:37am

Shortly after fireworks above Mount Rushmore disappeared into the night sky on Friday, South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem accompanied President Donald Trump aboard Air Force One despite having had close contact with Trump’s son’s girlfriend, who had tested positive for the coronavirus.

Supreme Court rules states can require electors to back states' presidential picks

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 8:14am

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that states can require presidential electors to back their states’ popular vote winner in the Electoral College.

Russian journalist fined in case that drew broad outrage

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 4:42am

A Russian journalist on Monday was convicted on charges of condoning terrorism and ordered to pay a fine in a case that has been widely criticized as an attack on freedom of speech.

Hong Kong police granted sweeping powers under security law

Zen Soo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 10:25pm

In implementing the national security law for Hong Kong, police will have sweeping authority that allows them to take actions including conducting searches without a warrant, restricting suspects from leaving the city, and intercepting communications.

Bucking China pressure, Taiwan, Somaliland establish ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 5th - 9:53pm

Taiwan has scored a rare diplomatic victory in establishing relations with the independent region of Somaliland.

Trump order to block international teachers may have ‘devastating effect’ on language programs

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 5th - 7:11pm

Utah officials hope the Trump administration will reconsider its suspension of entry of foreign nationals under J visas and other visas until the end of the year.

Turkey raids ship carrying 276 migrants; 8 smugglers held

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 7th - 1:30am

Turkish authorities on Tuesday foiled an attempt to smuggle 276 migrants to Europe on board a ship, and detained eight suspected smugglers, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported.

Businessman Blake Moore wins GOP primary in northern Utah's 1st Congressional District

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 4:25pm

Businessman Blake Moore wins GOP primary in northern Utah's 1st Congressional District.

French President Emmanuel Macron shakes up government, ousts interior minister after protests against police brutality

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 11:14am

French President Emmanuel Macron shakes up government, ousts interior minister after protests against police brutality.

Supreme Court rules states can require presidential electors to back popular vote winner

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 6th - 8:11am

Supreme Court rules states can require presidential electors to back popular vote winner.