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Arizona man gets 68 years in Bundy ranching standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:23pm

A Phoenix man has been sentenced to more than 68 years in federal prison for his role as a gunman in a standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014.

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Law drawing focus in Russia probe rarely ends in prosecution

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:21pm

Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

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Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:52pm

Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S.

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Search for man accused of Idaho triple homicide scaled back

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:43pm

Authorities are scaling back the search for a man wanted in connection to a triple homicide in Idaho.

Trump says transgender people should be barred from military

Catherine Lucey and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:41pm

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants transgender people barred from serving in the U.S. military "in any capacity," citing "tremendous medical costs and disruption."

Ainge calls Curtis 'moderate', says he's 'not telling the real story on the campaign trail'

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:22pm

Tanner Ainge, one of three Republicans in next month's 3rd Congressional District primary election, differentiated himself Tuesday from the frontrunner in the race, Provo Mayor John Curtis.

Man in critical condition after being shocked by Murray power line

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:08pm

A man is in critical condition after being shocked during an industrial accident by a power line Wednesday morning, according to Murray City police officer Kenny Bass.

Patrick Kinahan: BYU, Utah have own set of concerns

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:56am

BYU and Utah begin football practice this week with high goals. Both the Cougars and the Utes believe they are capable of putting together fantastic seasons, but each has questions that need to be answered before the year ends.

FBI investigating death of Utah woman on Alaskan cruise ship

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:31am

The FBI and Alaska police are investigating a Utah woman’s death after a domestic dispute on an Alaskan cruise ship Tuesday night, officials said.

Koch group contract offers 'in-kind services' to U. for guest speakers, curriculum, textbooks

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:19am

The University of Utah's new quantitative analysis institute could in the future accept "in-kind services" from the Charles Koch Foundation, according to the two organizations' gift agreement finalized Monday.

Police: Woman hears footsteps, learns man living in attic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:04am

A woman in Virginia who heard noises in her home in the middle of the night soon learned that a man was living in her attic.

Trump keeps up public pelting of attorney general

Jonathan Lemire and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:51am

President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday as the fate of his once-close ally remained very much in doubt.

Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

Malcolm Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:22am

At Jef Boeke's lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here.

Eagle Mountain neighbors fear man camping in ravine is watching, photographing them

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:14am

Homeowners expressed fears Tuesday about a man with camera equipment they say had been camping out in a ravine between their homes and a golf course.

Utah picked to finish 2nd in South in Pac-12 preseason media poll

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:41am

The University of Utah football program was picked to finish second in South in the Pac-12 preseason media poll Wednesday.

Police ID man fatally shot near Pioneer Park

Caitlin Burchill and Linda Williams  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:34am

Police have identified a man killed in a shooting Wednesday morning, the second incident in just 24 hours blocks away from the homeless shelter.

Primary ballots on their way to Utah mailboxes

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:03am

Hundreds of thousands of ballots will be hitting Utahn's mailboxes this week ahead of the Aug. 15 primary.

As Senate takes up repeal bill, health care advocates rally in SL

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 7:26am

As senators in Washington, D.C., voted on a Republican proposal to replace Obamacare Tuesday evening, advocates in Salt Lake City rallied against federal legislation to repeal the law.

20 years later, man donates kidney to former missionary companion

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:21pm

Right now, there are more than 100,000 people waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant in the United States. For many, the donation doesn't come soon enough, but sometimes people connect in a way they never expected.

Nevada couple seeks help finding lost dog in Salt Lake County

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:20pm

For nearly a month, a Nevada couple has called Utah home, refusing to leave because of something they lost here. Their dog ran away while out on a walk in Sandy, and they are determined to find her.

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