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Bountiful man given federal prison time for bank robbery charges in California

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In January, Gregory Jerome Brown pleaded guilty to robbing banks in California, Nevada and Southern...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 22, the 112th day of 2018. There are 253 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 22, 1898, with the United States and Spain on the verge of war, the U.S. Navy began blockading Cuban ports. Congress authorized creation of the 1st U.S....


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Reliable Source: Ivana Trump says President Trump shouldn't run for re-election in 2020

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Ivana Trump likes to talk, OK? The “first Trump wife” (or “first lady,” according to her) admitted as much in a quotable interview with Page Six that ran the gamut from her thoughts on Trump 2020 (unnecessary) to her elder son’s alleged infidelity (most men can’t keep...


World

Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week. Two Palestinian refugees, a father and a son, were...


World

The Latest: Toll from Kabul bombing climbs to 57 dead

Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Afghanistan (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Afghan officials say the toll from a suicide bombing in Kabul claimed by the Islamic State group has risen to 57 dead and 119 wounded. Public Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majro confirmed the toll of...


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Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

APTOPIX Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration center in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others, said officials from the Afghan interior and public health ministries. Public Health Ministry spokesman...


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Emergency engine inspections lead to cancellations, scores of delays for travelers on

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Scores of Southwest Airlines travelers are facing delays or cancellations Sunday due to emergency inspections following the mid-air explosion of an engine on one of the airline’s 737s last week. Southwest said about 40 of its 4,000 scheduled flights were canceled...


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Why should college visits be forced marches with clipboards?

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. It’s April. Eleventh-graders and their parents are getting advice on summer college visits. Having studied this phenomenon as a parent and writer for a long time, I sense trouble. Experts are taking the process too seriously, threatening family harmony and mental...


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4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

Waffle House Shooting

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A man wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Tennessee and shot four people to death before dawn Sunday, according to police, who credited a customer with saving lives by wresting the gunman’s weapon away. The...


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Retiring Sen. Corker won't campaign against Democrat vying for his seat

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Retiring Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., offered faint praise on Sunday for the Republican likely to win the nomination to replace him, telling interviewers on two Sunday talk shows that his party was making trouble by questioning his loyalty. “It’s the most...


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'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

Film Box Office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation “A Quiet Place” finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson’s “Rampage.” This time buzz had the slight advantage. Studio estimates on Sunday have placed “A Quiet Place,”...


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