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Mudslide damages Weber County family farm, continues to sluff

Tania Mashburn, KSL TV  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 7:13pm

A large mudslide in Weber County came crashing down into a family's farm. The owner is worried about what could happen next.

Man charged in self-defense shooting strikes plea deal

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:38pm

A man charged in connection with a self-defense shooting when three men attempted to rob him has pleaded guilty to a lesser offense.

Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:18pm

The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant.

Utah to pay $349K to settle 'ag-gag' lawsuit

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 6:14pm

Utah has agreed to pay $349,000 in attorney fees to settle a lawsuit over the state's so-called "ag-gag" law that a federal judge found unconstitutional last summer.

Yellen to step down from Federal Reserve board

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:49pm

Janet Yellen submitted her resignation from the Federal Reserve board to President Donald Trump on Monday, announcing that she will leave when her successor is sworn in as Fed chairman.

Argentina's navy says sounds didn't come from missing sub

Paul Byrne and Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:42pm

Sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday did not come from an Argentine submarine that has been lost for five days, the country's navy said Monday, dashing newfound hope among relatives of the 44 sailors aboard.

Police ID man, 44, found dead on a lawn in Sandy

Payton Davis, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:28pm

Police are investigating what they are calling a suspicious death Monday morning at a Sandy home.

Trump promises Americans 'huge tax cut' for Christmas

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:52pm

President Donald Trump on Monday promised a tax overhaul by Christmas, even as a nonpartisan tax analysis group said the Senate package would leave half of taxpayers facing higher levies by 2027.

Freeways with higher speed limits may be safer, BYU study says

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:49pm

No, this is not an excuse to speed. However, freeways with speed limits of 70 mph may be safer than those with a limit of 60 or 65 mph, a Brigham Young University study suggests.

New allegation against Franken, this time met with silence

Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:20pm

A woman says Al Franken pulled her in tightly and put his hand on her buttocks in 2010 while posing for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair, the second allegation of improper conduct against the Democrat and first involving his time as a senator.

'An incredible, positive experience:' Lt. Gov. calls Utah aid trip to Puerto Rico a success

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:18pm

A Utah group returned Monday from Puerto Rico after a five-day trip aiding the residents affected by devastating hurricanes. Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox said the group was able to provide aid to at least a thousand families.

Netflix adding 94, dropping 41 titles in December

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 3:47pm

Christmas is coming up, so cue all the cheesy (or glorious, depending on how you feel about them) Hallmark movies.

Nebraska approves path for controversial Keystone XL pipeline

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 2:43pm

Nebraska officials voted Monday to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to cross the state, a key step toward the completion of the Keystone Pipeline network.

US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

Matthew Pennington and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 2:28pm

President Donald Trump announced Monday the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half brother in February.

DWR proposes additional 100 permits for 2017-18 black bear hunt  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 2:19pm

Due to a healthy black bear population in the state, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are proposing an increase to the hunting permits for the 2017-2018 season.

NWSL folds Kansas City franchise, relocating players to Salt Lake

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 2:08pm

It’s official: the National Women’s Soccer League will play the 2018 season with 10 clubs, including the recently launched squad backed by Sandy-based Real Salt Lake. FC Kansas City is no more.

4 Idaho children placed in foster care after 3-year-old accidentally shoots 5-year-old

Mychel Matthews, Times-News  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:38pm

Four children were removed from their home Wednesday after authorities found them living in filth following an accidental shooting, according to the Idaho Gooding County sheriff.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to quit, faces impeachment

Christopher Torchia and Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:31pm

Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure who faces impeachment proceedings and more street demonstrations even as he ignores calls to resign.

Charles Manson, whose brutality made him face of evil, dies at 83

John Rogers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:22pm

Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after masterminding the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday night after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83.

Have You Seen This? Slippery stairs are nearly-impossible game show challenge

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:16pm

In one of the best videos of the year, six people compete on the "Slippery Stairs" challenge on a Japanese game show. The result is both absolutely hilarious and so stressful it made me want to cry.


How a Utah bomber pilot used fudge to inspire the Christmas spirit in a WWII German prison camp

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 12:52pm

On Christmas Day in 1944, hungry American soldiers in a German prisoner camp couldn't help but watch with envy as Wendell B. Terry carefully mixed together powdered milk, sugar and unsweetened chocolate to make a small pan of fudge.


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