Layton GOPer plans to challenge US Rep. Rob Bishop in House race


Chadwick Fairbanks III becomes the third GOPer and seventh candidate overall to file for the 1st...


Rep. Kelly Miles eager for re-election race against challenger Jason Allen

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Education a priority for both Republican and Democratic candidates for Utah Legislature.


The Latest: Massive crowds at anti-gun rally in Florida

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on student-led protests against gun violence (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Students chanted “enough is enough” and held up signs with slogans like “our ballots will stop bullets” at a rally in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed in a school shooting last...


Tens of thousands gather nationwide to march for gun control

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Summoned by student survivors of the Florida school massacre, tens of thousands of people poured into the nation’s capital and cities across America on Saturday to march for gun control and ignite political activism among the young. Organizers of the “March for Our Lives” rally in...


Why Trump's latest steps heighten risk of a global trade war

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Ronald Reagan once likened trade wars to the pie fights in old Hollywood comedies. One pie in the face leads to another. And then another. Pretty soon, Reagan said in a 1986 radio address, “everything and everybody just gets messier and messier. The difference here is...


AP FACT CHECK: Trump on trade, Islamic State, vets, Clinton

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t always bringing genuine statistics to the fight as he goes after China on trade. Trump stretched credulity on a variety of subjects over the past week, trade among them. He mangled comments from 2016 presidential rival Hillary Clinton, inflated...


Will GOP accomplishments in Congress be enough for voters?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With passage of an enormous budget bill, the GOP-controlled Congress all but wrapped up its legislating for the year. But will it be enough to convince voters to give Republicans another two years at the helm? In two big ways, Republicans have done what they promised. They passed...


Trump's impulses put White House credibility on the line

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WASHINGTON (AP) — What’s the White House’s word worth? Days of conflicting and misleading statements from President Donald Trump and his top aides have fueled new questions about the White House’s credibility, sowing mistrust and instability within the West Wing and leaving some congressional...


GOP in control, but Dems' budget priorities are winning

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Under President Barack Obama and a GOP-controlled Congress, Capitol Hill Democrats had to scratch and claw for months to get tiny increases for domestic programs — or just hold them level. The $1.3 trillion government-wide funding bill signed by President Donald Trump on Friday...


The Latest: Australians march to support US protesters

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on student-led protests against gun violence (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Australians and overseas Americans are taking part in a Sydney rally to show solidarity with students who are demanding gun control in the U.S. About 100 people, including children, marched in...


Gov. Herbert signs bill to distribute prison parolees around Utah

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The new law will give the Legislature five years to fund the four new facilities needed to disperse the parolee population.

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