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Autopsy in Getty oil heir's death expected on Thursday

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Andrew Getty, the grandson of billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, died from what appear to have been accidental or natural causes, but an autopsy is not expected to be performed before Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said.

FBI confirms death of militant with DNA from severed finger

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday it has confirmed that Zulkifli bin Hir, one of its "most wanted terrorists," was killed in a raid in the Philippines in January.

Indiana fire official demoted after tying noose: local media

(Reuters) - An assistant chief of an Indiana city's fire department has agreed to a demotion after being accused by a fellow firefighter of tying a noose with rope during a training exercise, local media reported on Wednesday.

NYPD detective reassigned after taped tirade against Uber driver

(Reuters) - A New York police detective was transferred from the department's elite Joint Terrorism Task Force on Wednesday after a video showing him screaming at an Uber driver over an alleged traffic violation went viral online, police said.

Las Vegas prosecutor won't seek death penalty in case of slain mother

(Reuters) - Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said on Wednesday he will not seek the death penalty against two suspects involved in the high-profile Las Vegas shooting death of a mother, a case that was first believed to have been sparked by road rage.

Arkansas governor seeks fix of religion bill seen as targeting gays

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson told lawmakers on Wednesday to revise a bill that rights activists and U.S. businesses said allowed discrimination against gays, and home-state corporate giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc praised his action.

California governor orders statewide water cutbacks to combat drought

PHILLIPS, Calif. (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown, in his most sweeping action to combat a devastating multi-year drought, ordered residents and businesses on Wednesday to cut water use by 25 percent in the first mandatory statewide reduction in California history.

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Salt Lake Tribune - Nation / World

Morgan County owners envision resort on sage grouse turf

Russian ruble drops to historic low amid sanctions

Utah teen accused in deputy’s death gets February trial date

Multi-city chase ends with drug arrest in West Valley

Review: Slash’s ‘World on Fire’ at its best as a slow burn

Lowry: Congress should vote on action against ISIS

Hunt: Why Obama needs congressional authority to wage war

Review: Barbra Streisand’s timeless ‘Partners’ soars

Saletan: What kids really learn when their parents hit them

Waldman: View on Islamic State don’t follow party lines

Two polls, two different takes on Healthy Utah plan

Mall mashup: Washington Prime to buy Glimcher

PG&E officials removed for improper contacts

World Bank: Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014

China rig finds gas after Vietnam sea standoff

Trump Plaza is fourth Atlantic City casino to close

California issues test permits for self-driving cars

Salt Lake City Council to weigh mandatory rape-kit testing

Evidence disputed in Saratoga Springs shooting

Oligarch buys Russia’s most popular social media

Ice-cold, high-point beer a new niche for Utah brewery stores

Eccles Organ Festival kicks off series

Utah Opera brings Orpheus into 21st century

NOVA offers preview of upcoming chamber music series

Ann Cannon: Gray hair, don’t care!

Salt Lake County health inspectors shut down Midvale taco cart

Q&A: Chastain and McAvoy talk about ‘Eleanor Rigby’ film

Forward-thinking U2 innovating while entertaining

Revamped ‘View’ begins its daytime TV run

’Queen Latifah’ promises a ‘juicy’ second daytime TV season

DVD review: Just go with the ‘Sleepy Hollow’ flow

Ogden youth ballet company makes Salt Lake premiere with Japanese folktale

Utah author James Dashner gets Hollywood treatment with ‘The Maze Runner’

Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

Salt Lake City’s Pioneer Park due for face-lift

Utah forecast: Late-summer heat wave to break after midweek

Kirby: Don’t put off today what you’ll hate doing next spring

Child safety: Check your car seat expiration date

Utah County deputies nab 6, expect more arrests in kidnapping

One dead in central Utah coal mine accident

Utah Supreme Court to hear Draper election dispute

Robinson: Hillary Clinton needs to tell us her vision

Bride would like to honor both fathers

College football: Virginia tries to maintain edge for BYU

Logan man shot by officers in hospital sentenced

Committee chooses superintendent finalists, names still secret

Rich County man shoots, kills brother in hunting accident

BYU football: Cougars taking Virginia “more seriously” after big upset

Kurdish fighters seize villages from Islamic State fighters

House Republicans move ahead on training and arming Syrian rebels

U.S. says it’s open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

In Utah contests, Mia Love leads out with TV ads

Mormons’ close-knit nature, values drive them to GOP

Ex-LDS presiding bishop is favorite to head UTA board

Ukrainian president offers rebels big concessions to end uprising

700 feared dead in two boat wrecks in one week on Mediterranean

Study: Leaky pipes and seals, not fracking, tainted water

Utah poll troubling for Democrats, third-party candidates

For saving comrades, two Vietnam vets awarded Medals of Honor

Value of car seats touted at The Road Home

Indiana police: Former Utah man mutilated girlfriend’s body

Safety agency investigates Ford Fiesta latches

Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users

New York’s AG tries to stop drug termination

Missing Paradise man found dead in Cache County canyon

Arizona dog food plant surveyed after explosion

Martin MacNeill to serve up to 15 years for sexual abuse

PETA project invites University of Utah students to be chicken

Back to school — even in Texas immigration prison

Corps halts review of Oregon coal export terminal

BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

PG&E fires three for talking with regulators

Letter: Bus driver has seen it all from bikers

Letter: UTOPIA, Comcast are different animals

Letter: We experience God, even if you don’t

Letter: Science and spirituality can and do co-exist

Letter: Utah’s class sizes do indeed matter

Letter: Thanks, Ute Tribe, for letting us be Utes, too

Letter: Pipe Great Lakes water to western U.S.

Editorial: Utah should consider easing sentences on sex offenders.

Here are five things that will make travel quicker, safer for cars, bikes, walkers

U.K. TV series take root in Acorn streaming service

United offers up to $100,000 if workers leave

Kragthorpe: Brandon Doman moves on, from BYU to little league

Utah football: Utes want to play villian in road trip to Michigan (video)

Police: Protocol followed in detention of actress

Newborn dies after mother killed by stray bullet

Judge sees confession tape in ‘79 missing boy case

Strict dress code nets detentions at NY school

Utah police remove Facebook post about shooting of black man

Utah football: Utes lose Jason Whittingham for about two months

Oklahoma trooper jailed on sex assault complaints

No lights? Arrested Utah bicyclist had more than that to worry about

Utah state agencies big users of military weapons

Utah Grizzlies sign young players Wojtala, Kapalka

Utah State football: Keeton still sidelined, Garretson will start

Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike

Regulators weighing wireless connecting standards

India spurs gold rebound from eight-month low

Yakima Valley hops growers face worker shortage

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ABC News - Business

Walmart Picks Sides in Religious Freedom Bill Debate

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon is asking Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to veto a bill that "threatens to undermine the spirit of inclusion."

Live in a Porsche? Designer Labels Draw Miami Home Buyers

Care to live in a Porsche? Designer labels are drawing luxury home buyers to Miami

April Fool's Day 'Bluff' Lands Woman a BMW

The woman responded to an ad placed in a New Zealand newspaper

US Agency Charges Kraft, Mondelez With Wheat Price Rigging

US regulators charge food giants Kraft, Mondelez with manipulation of wheat prices

Allegiant Air Pilots Strike Averted by Court Ruling

Allegiant Air gets court order to prevent pilot strike, expects flights to operate normally

Figures on Government Spending and Debt

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Police: Gunmen Attack University in Eastern Kenya, Killing 2

Gunmen attacked Garissa University College early Thursday, shooting indiscriminately in campus hostels, killing at least two people and wounding four others, police said.

Russian Trawler With 132 Crew Sinks, at Least 54 Dead

A Russian freezer trawler with an international crew of 132 sank Thursday morning in the Sea of Okhotsk off of the Kamchatka Peninsula and at least 54 crew members were killed, rescue workers said.

Landlord’s Lawyer Blames Con Ed in East Village Explosion

Thomas M. Curtis, a lawyer for Maria Hrynenko, questioned the actions of Con Edison, which had two inspectors in the basement of one of the destroyed buildings shortly before the explosion in the East Village last week.

Rights Measures Expose Divisions in G.O.P.’s Ranks

State laws seen as discriminatory against gay couples have laid bare and intensified fissures between social conservatives and the pro-business wing of the party.

Cynthia Lennon, the First Beatles Wife, Dies at 75

Ms. Lennon, who was the mother of John Lennon’s son Julian, wrote two memoirs about her former husband.

Arkansas Moves to Revise Legislation as Concerns of Religion and Gay Rights Intensify

Besides asking for the bill to be recalled and amended, Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas said he was considering issuing an executive order “protecting against discrimination” within the state government.

Walmart Emerges as Unlikely Social Force

The company posted a statement in its Twitter feed that asked the governor of Arkansas, its home state, to reject legislation that critics say could allow discrimination against lesbians and gay men.

Obama Told Iran Nuclear Negotiators to Disregard Deadline in 11th Hour

Secretary of State John Kerry extended his stay for another day as he met with his Iranian counterpart on Wednesday night for what diplomats said could be a series of pivotal sessions.

California Drought Is Worsened by Global Warming, Scientists Say

Scientists say that the warming trend makes it highly likely that California and other parts of the Western United States will see more severe droughts in the future.

Senator Robert Menendez Indicted on Corruption Charges

Mr. Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, who prosecutors say traded political favors for vacations, campaign donations and flights, angrily denied wrongdoing and vowed to fight.

McDonald’s to Raise Pay at Outlets It Operates

A day after nationwide protests, the company said it was raising wages at least $1 over the local minimum wage at the restaurants it operates. Franchise outlets may feel new pressure.

Tom Koch, Comedy Writer for Bob and Ray, Dies at 89

Mr. Koch, a creator of the vexingly convoluted game 43-Man Squamish for Mad magazine, was the unheralded author of thousands of comedy scripts for Bob and Ray’s radio shows.

Nigerian President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari Sets Out His Agenda

In remarks in the Nigerian capital, Abuja, Mr. Buhari bluntly enumerated two scourges: the ruthless onslaught of the Boko Haram militant group; and the “evil of corruption.”

Atlanta Educators Convicted in School Cheating Scandal

The educators who stood trial were indicted in 2013 after questions about how Atlanta students had substantially improved scores on a test given throughout Georgia.

Rebels in Yemen Battle for Control of Strategic Port City

Fierce street battles and high civilian casualties were reported in the fight between rebels and forces loyal to the exiled president.

California Imposes First Mandatory Water Restrictions to Deal With Drought

The move by Gov. Jerry Brown comes as California’s drought has reached near-crisis proportions after a winter that brought record-low snowfalls.

Bethlehem Journal: In Four Loops, Marathon Conveys Palestinian Constraints

The race is a hemmed-in affair, much like the city where it is run, which is exactly why the organizers of the Right to Movement: Palestine Marathon chose to stage it in Bethlehem, West Bank.

Former I.R.S. Official Won’t Be Charged for Refusing to Testify

Federal prosecutors said they did not agree with House Republicans’ claims that Lois Lerner had waived her Fifth Amendment right to not incriminate herself at hearings on the agency’s treatment of conservative groups.

ISIS Said to Step Up Offensive in Syria

Islamic State militants are reported to have launched offensives on two fronts — in the province of Hama and near Damascus, residents said.

Motherlode Blog: If an Expert in Day Care Can’t Find a Good One, Can Anyone?

Here I was, an “expert” in childcare, and yet I knowingly left my own baby in a mediocre program.

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