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Detroit panel OKs raises for city officials: Detroit Free Press

DETROIT (Reuters) - Just months after Detroit officially exited the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, a panel on Monday recommended raises of 2.5 percent for city council members and the city clerk, to start next fiscal year, a newspaper reported.

North Dakota's new oil train safety checks seen missing risks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New regulations to cap vapor pressure of North Dakota crude fail to account for how it behaves in transit, according to industry experts, raising doubts about whether the state's much-anticipated rules will make oil train shipments safer.

Philadelphia police corruption case based on criminals' testimony: lawyer

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Lawyers representing six former Philadelphia police officers in a corruption trial said the U.S. government's case against them on charges they robbed and beat-up drug dealers was based on the unreliable testimony of everyday criminals.

Arizona governor vetoes bill aimed at shielding police names

PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona's governor on Monday vetoed legislation that would have kept secret for 60 days the identities of police officers involved in deadly shootings, a move that was both welcomed and heavily criticized by separate state police union leaders.

Colorado cinema gunman's mother prays for son to be spared death penalty

DENVER (Reuters) - The mother of Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes says in a new book that she prays prosecutors "stop this quest for death" and allow her son to plead guilty and avoid possible execution, a California newspaper reported on Monday.

Alabama lawmaker pushes repeal of law named after his dead patient

(Reuters) - An Alabama doctor-turned-lawmaker is seeking to overturn a state law named for one of his patients, whose death 16 years earlier triggered legislation requiring insurers to pay for minimum post-pregnancy hospital stays, records show.

Indiana to clarify 'religious freedom' law, Georgia, N.C. bills stall

(Reuters) - Indiana Republicans pledged on Monday to clarify a new "religious freedom" law, while similar proposals stalled in Georgia and North Carolina after businesses and activists said such measures could be used to discriminate against gays.

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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

Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley Sex-Bias Case

Silicon Valley's biggest sex discrimination case has awarded one of the most prominent venture capital firms with a resounding victory.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Opposes Indiana 'Religious Freedom' Law

Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a growing chorus of business leaders who are opposed to legislation that may allow businesses to refuse service to gay customers for religio

Why Customer Service Reps Might Deliberately Make Experiences Worse

Two former representatives say they used tactics like purposely transferring customers from department to department.

Rates for US Treasury Bills Edged up at Weekly Auction

Rates for US Treasury bills edged up at weekly auction to highest levels in 2 weeks

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US Consumer Spending Edges up 0.1 Percent in February

US consumer spending up just 0.1 percent in February despite healthy income growth

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Boy Locked in Manhattan Restroom With Mother Later Dies

The child was taken to the hospital after he was found foaming at the mouth, the police said. His mother was detained by officers.

Nigeria’s Presidential Race Stretches to Another Day

The incumbent president is facing a tough challenge as voting results poured in from distant states in this crowded and chaotic land.

First Draft: Jeb Bush Defends Indiana’s Religious Beliefs Law

Jeb Bush defended Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana and a religious freedom law the governor signed into law last week that critics are calling legalized discrimination.

Cuomo Gets Timely New York Budget but Pays Price

The budget agreement between Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and top lawmakers included changes to ethics rules and teacher tenure, but his goals regarding income inequality and criminal justice were nowhere to be found.

News Analysis: Role of Illness in Germanwings Crash Raises Worry About Stigma

An intense focus on co-pilot Andreas Lubitz’s mental illness in the Germanwings jet crash raised concerns that it could stigmatize mentally ill people and make it harder to identify workers who pose a safety threat.

Obama, Last Election Behind Him, Plans First Visit as President to Kenya

President Obama will travel to Kenya in July to co-host a forum on entrepreneurship as part of an effort to support economic development in Africa.

UConn 91, Dayton 70: UConn Women Trail at Halftime but Surge to Another Final Four

The Huskies, led by Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis and Breanna Stewart, overwhelmed Dayton in the second half and reached their eighth straight national semifinals.

Arizona Governor Vetoes Bill to Shield Police Names

Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed legislation that would have prevented law enforcement agencies from releasing the names of officers involved in serious or fatal shootings for 60 days.

As U.S. and Iran Seek Nuclear Deal, Saudi Arabia Makes Its Own Moves

The talks themselves are already changing the dynamics of regional politics as Saudi Arabia, Iran’s chief regional rival, acts against Iranian-backed groups in Yemen, Syria and Iraq.

Driver Killed as Stolen Car Enters N.S.A. Campus

Officials said the car crashed into a police vehicle at the National Security Agency, which is protected by its own police force, in suburban Maryland.

Germanwings Co-Pilot Was Treated for ‘Suicidal Tendencies,’ Authorities Say

The co-pilot of the Germanwings jetliner that crashed in the French Alps had been treated before receiving his pilot’s license, officials said Monday.

News Analysis: Eroding Freedom in the Name of Freedom

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act was adopted to protect vulnerable religious minorities, but it has been transformed, critics say, into a law that allows some groups to discriminate.

‘Tricky Issues’ Remain as Deadline Nears in Nuclear Talks With Iran

An Iranian official had seemed to rule out an accord under which the fuel would be sent abroad, but American negotiators said the issue had not yet been decided.

Inquiry of Silk Road Website Spurred Agents’ Own Illegal Acts, Officials Say

The agents, one with the Drug Enforcement Administration and one with the Secret Service, have been charged with money laundering and wire fraud.

Prosecutors Scrutinize Minority Borrowers‘ Auto Loans

Government officials say auto sellers are singling out minority borrowers and extending them the costliest car loans, which could exacerbate the economic distress in some neighborhoods.

Jay Z Reveals Plans for Tidal, a Streaming Music Service

In a business where artists seldom have direct control over how their work is consumed, musicians will be the majority owners of the company.

Movement to Increase McDonald’s Minimum Wage Broadens Its Tactics

Unions in the United States and elsewhere are increasing pressure on the fast-food giant by protesting its corporate practices to government bodies as well as planning strikes.

Enterovirus 68 May Be Linked to Paralysis in Children, Study Says

A new strain of a common respiratory virus may be responsible for partly paralyzing more than 100 children in 34 states since August, researchers reported.

Well: Ask Well: Jet Crash Raises Questions on Mental Illness Risks

Dr. Richard Friedman, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, is answering reader questions about depression and its risks.

First Draft: Rubio Confirms Date of ‘Big Announcement’

The slow walk of candidates declaring they are running for president took another step forward on Monday with Senator Marco Rubio announcing plans to make a “big announcement” in a couple of weeks.

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