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Jimmy Kimmel: Senator ‘lied right to my face’ on health care

21 Sep , 2017 World

Jimmy Kimmel sharply criticized U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy on his late-night show, saying the Louisiana Republican “lied right to my face” by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for the host. Kimmel said that a health care bill co-sponsored by Cassidy fails the “Jimmy Kimmel test.” […]

Mueller investigators seek documents from the White House

21 Sep , 2017 World

WASHINGTON (AP) Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn’s stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump’s oldest son, The Associated Press has learned. Mueller’s office has requested a […]

Leaders to tech firms at UN: Yank terror postings in 2 hours

21 Sep , 2017 World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) The heads of Britain, France and Italy are setting an ambitious goal for tech companies to tackle online postings that promote terrorism: Take them down within an hour or two. Convening world and tech leaders Wednesday at the United Nations, British Prime Minister Theresa May said that internet companies are making progress […]

Is Kim Jong Un insane? Rep. Stewart says no, but he’s a real threat

21 Sep , 2017 World

SALT LAKE CITY — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not insane, says Utah Rep. Chris Stewart. But he poses the most pressing threat to the United States as he pushes forward with plans to develop missiles capable of reaching the U.S. with nuclear warheads. “We just can’t ignore the reality that North Korea […]

LDS Church buys printer’s manuscript of Book of Mormon for record $35 million

21 Sep , 2017 World

SALT LAKE CITY — The LDS Church paid a record-setting $35 million Monday to buy the printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon from the Community of Christ. Donors provided all of the money for the purchase made by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The two churches jointly announced the sale Wednesday […]

Robert J. Samuelson: The middle class rocks — again

21 Sep , 2017 World

WASHINGTON — The middle class is back — or so it seems. That’s the message from the Census Bureau’s latest report on “Income and Poverty in the United States.” The news is mostly good. The income of the median household (the one exactly in the middle) rose to a record $59,039; the two-year increase was […]

Thousands Of Injuries Overwhelm Mexico City’s Hospitals After Devastating Earthquake

20 Sep , 2017 World

Latincontent / Getty Images MEXICO CITY — Hospitals were strained to their limits in Mexico City after hundreds of people were killed and thousands more injured after Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake toppled buildings and crumbled infrastructure throughout the region. Previously scheduled surgeries and other procedures remained on hold Wednesday as medical staff turned their attention […]

This Harry Potter showcase is coming to Utah, just in time for Christmas

20 Sep , 2017 World

SALT LAKE CITY — The Shops at South Town is about to become Hogsmeade. The Sandy stores will introduce the “Christmas in the Wizarding World” Harry Potter-themed retail experience. It will launch on Nov. 8. Warner Bros. Consumer Products and GES, the producers of touring “Harry Potter: The Exhibition,” put on the retail experience. “‘Christmas […]