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Business ties complicate Muslim states' response to Rohingya

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 21st - 5:54am

When Rohingya Muslims fled persecution and slaughter in Myanmar in past decades, tens of thousands found refuge in Saudi Arabia, home to Islam's holiest sites. This time around, Muslim leaders from the Persian Gulf to Pakistan have offered little more than condemnation and urgently needed humanitarian aid.

Malaysia police say beer festival axed due to security fears

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 21st - 5:45am

An annual beer festival in Kuala Lumpur has been axed due to information that militants were planning to sabotage the event, police said Thursday.

Pope promises 'firmest measures possible' against pedophiles

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 21st - 5:29am

Pope Francis promised Thursday to respond with the "firmest measures possible" against priests who rape and molest children, and said bishops and religious superiors who cover up for them will be held accountable.

'Hope for Houston' $1 million donation going toward supplies to help rebuild Texas town

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 10:47pm

KSL and Bonneville radio stations presented a million-dollar check to Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster to help victims of Hurricane Harvey after KSL viewers and listeners made donations during a "Hope for Houston" telethon event.

EU survey finds Muslims willing to embrace non-Muslims

George Jahn, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 10:22pm

A survey of Muslims in 15 European Union countries finds most are willing to embrace non-Muslims, but they often feel rebuffed by the majority populations of the places they live.

The most common pre-existing medical conditions

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 9:10pm

By the numbers, it looks like Americans are one unhealthy nation and could, therefore, have a lot to lose, depending on how the health care debate concludes.

Utah tech unicorn hosts inaugural conference, welcomes Michelle Obama

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 8:03pm

Utah tech education company Pluralsight hosted its first user conference Wednesday and welcomed some big names, including former first lady Michelle Obama.

Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 7:49pm

President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal — which he has called the worst agreement ever negotiated by the United States — but has not told even his top national security advisers what his decision is.

Mexican family mourns 11 dead after church falls at baptism

Pablo Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 7:19pm

A child's baptism turned into tragedy when the roof of a church collapsed as a powerful earthquake shook central Mexico. Eleven members of a family died, including the 2-month-old girl being christened.

Yemen rebel leader renews defiance on takeover anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 3:35pm

The leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels has lashed out with a defiant speech on the eve of the third anniversary of the day his forces stormed into the capital.

Michigan sued after gay couples are rejected for adoption

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 3:14pm

Michigan is illegally allowing faith-based groups to reject same-sex couples who want to adopt children or become foster parents, the American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the practice.

Vermont man attempts to transform property into bear refuge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 2:29pm

A Vermont man is trying to turn his property into a wildlife refuge for bears.

Woman: I'd rather go to jail than take down pro-Trump signs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 12:07pm

A Maine woman says she'd rather go to jail than take down her pro-Donald Trump signs.

Tractor-trailer makes wrong turn, gets stuck on boardwalk

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 11:57am

A tractor-trailer apparently made a wrong turn and got trapped on a boardwalk at the New Jersey shore.

Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump your phone yet

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 11:46am

A chief gripe with Apple Watch is that it requires you to keep an iPhone with you for most tasks. The inclusion of GPS last year helped on runs and bike rides, but you're still missing calls and messages without the phone nearby.

Pregnant doctor's water breaks while delivering patient's baby

Jessica Ivins, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 9:20am

Doctors have to be highly skilled at multitasking, but one pregnant Iowa obstetrician earned her stripes when she finished delivering a baby — only to realize she was in labor herself.

Grieving grandfather’s act of kindness in a Target store goes viral

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 8:39am

A grieving stranger’s act of kindness touched the heart of a young Oklahoma mother, and she turned to social media to share her story with the world.

Police: 3 used obits to steal from cars at funeral homes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 7:30am

Authorities say they've arrested three people who used obituaries to plan out thefts of items left in vehicles parked at western New York funeral homes.

Police: Man steals green chile burger after slapping victim

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 6:25am

A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he randomly slapped a customer and then stole the man's green chile cheeseburger before dashing away.

Diamond on the highway: Officer comes to driver's rescue

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Sep 20th - 6:00am

A police officer has come to the rescue of a New Jersey woman who lost her diamond engagement ring on a highway while changing a flat tire.