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Trump administration drops guidance on college sex-crime probes

(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Friday reversed Obama-era guidelines on how colleges should handle sexual assault allegations that it said treated the accused unfairly.

St. Louis sued for misconduct toward protesters of white officer's acquittal

(Reuters) - A civil liberties group sued the city of St. Louis on Friday, alleging police misconduct against demonstrators protesting the acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black man.

Indiana student trapped in cave 60 hours: college newspaper

(Reuters) - A 19-year-old Indiana University student said on Facebook this week that he was "safe and sound" after being left behind by a college spelunking club and spending nearly three days locked in a cave without food or water.

U.S. mainland Puerto Ricans anguished, unable to reach loved ones

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla./NEW YORK (Reuters) - Deserie Rivera is having difficulty sleeping at night, unable to get through to Puerto Rico to find out if her mother is safe after Hurricane Maria struck.

NFL vows 'vigorous' fight against Aaron Hernandez CTE lawsuit

BOSTON (Reuters) - The National Football League on Friday vowed to vigorously fight a lawsuit filed on behalf of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's family that claimed his severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy led to his suicide.

Hurricane-ravaged U.S. cities hit by rising cleanup costs

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Communities in Texas and Florida, each swamped by a hurricane within two weeks of one another, are rewriting debris removal contracts and paying millions of dollars more to lure trucks, as subcontractors say costs have jumped.

Doomsday sale: U.S. survivalists stock up as disasters roil the planet

(Reuters) - Two earthquakes, three monstrous hurricanes and the North Korean missile crisis have U.S. survivalists convinced that the end of the world is nigh. And they are clearing store shelves to stock bunkers in anticipation of Earth's final chapter.

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Salt Lake Tribune - Nation / World

Prep football: Sky View Bobcats preview

Mountain lion shot, killed after it charges police in downtown Salt Lake City

Judge weighs environmental impacts, water needs in Las Vegas pipeline fight

Navajo Nation entity starts solar farm amid closing station

Trump on tricky legal ground with ‘Obamacare’ threat

Brazil’s president faces congressional vote on his future

Nearly 500 suspects stand trial over Turkey’s failed coup

2 of Venezuela’s leading opposition figures taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents

Arizona conservative calls for special counsel Robert Mueller to resign

Political defiance that made Arizona sheriff popular led to downfall

Shahid Abbasi elected as Pakistan’s prime minister

Father and son prepare for eclipse after missing 1979 viewing

Utah forecast: Baking in the north, sweltering in the south

Newspaper carrier alerts West Valley City homeowner to fire, then continues route

Clerics offering religious edicts in Cairo metro seek to correct misconceptions about Islam

Scientists say patches of dead trees along the east coast are ‘the most obvious indicator of climate change’

A state-by-state look at juvenile life without parole

Parole for young lifers inconsistent across US

J.K. Rowling apologizes for claiming President Trump ignored disabled boy

Carol Burnett to ask kids to solve adult problems on Netflix

Tom Hiddleston to play ‘Hamlet’ at tiny London theater

Stevie Wonder, Green Day to play Global Citizen Festival

Sam Shepard embodied, examined American myth

Former Saratoga Springs police officer arrested, accused of sexual contact with minor

News roundup: U.K. prankster fools White House officials, Huntsman with fake emails

Jennifer Rubin: Scaramucci’s firing means John Kelly is off to a good start

Albert R. Hunt: Why Trump’s new chief of staff will fail, too

Poll: 78% of Utahns want Sen. Orrin Hatch to retire after this term

PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees rally past Nashville Sounds, 11-5

Takitaki already making noise again at BYU’s limited-contact practices

Utes must move forward without Chase Hansen

Venezuelan leader defiant as U.S. imposes sanctions on him

At U.N., China says U.S. and North Korea key to peace

College football: Coming off final 4, Washington looks to fill defensive holes

White House: Trump has ‘100% confidence’ in his Cabinet, including A.G.

Bagley Cartoon: Retreat From Moscow

Eugene Robinson: Ivanka Trump is not helping the country or herself

Republicans say time for Senate to move on from health care

Utah basketball: Utes men’s basketball released schedule for foreign tour

NFL: 49ers claim former Utah receiver Tim Patrick off waivers

Warring Utah 'dirty soda' chains headed for trial

Trump has new chief of staff, but same old health care fight

Support grows for ballot item angling for more school money

20 insider revelations as ‘The Book of Mormon’ returns to Utah

Utah football: Salesi Uhatafe will be leaned on to set tone for revamped offensive line

With Uber in turmoil, Lyft’s ridership surpasses all of 2016

Utah defensive end Kylie Fitts prepped to bounce back after dealing with ‘heartbreak’ in 2016

Salt Lake City mayor calls downtown’s ‘cultural core’ a gem in the Intermountain West

Pence says U.S. stands with Baltic States

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ABC News - Business

Airbnb to Launch Feature for Neighbors to File Complaints

Neighbors of an Airbnb homeowner will soon be able to rant or rave about their living situation on the renting website.

The Best 2016 Pi Day Deals

Happy Pi Day, America.

Ex-Worker Says VW Destroyed Documents, Obstructed Justice

A former Volkswagen employee says in a lawsuit that the company deleted documents and obstructed justice after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accused VW of cheating on emissions tests

Low Gas Prices Drag Down US Retail Sales in February

US retail sales dragged by lower gas prices, cautious consumers

US Stocks Slip as Energy Companies and Drugmakers Slide

US stocks are slightly lower in morning trading as falling commodity prices again pulled energy and materials companies lower, and drugmakers are falling on concerns about prices

Grain Lower, Livestock Mixed

Wheat, corn, soybeans lower and oats mixed on the CBOT, beef higher and pork mixed on the CME

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McCain Announces Opposition to Republican Health Bill, Likely Dooming It

Senator John McCain released a statement saying he would oppose the latest proposal, by Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana.

On Washington: Behind New Obamacare Repeal Vote: ‘Furious’ G.O.P. Donors

Donations to the party are down, and Senator Cory Gardner warned his colleagues that they have to show some results.

Republican Party, North Korea, Hurricane Maria: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

California Today: California Today: Suing the Trump Administration, Again and Again and Again

Friday: Taking stock of Xavier Becerra’s lawsuits, Duncan Hunter calls for an attack on North Korea, and a review of “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.”

Hurricane Maria Live Updates: Structural Damage at Dam Prompts Evacuations in Puerto Rico

A dam in northwestern Puerto Rico suffered structural damage on Friday, the governor said at a news conference, prompting evacuations of areas nearby in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

North Korea Hits New Level of Brinkmanship in Reacting to Trump

Kim Jong-un turns the standoff with Washington into a personal duel, while warning of more dangerous weapons tests.

Kim Jong-un Called Trump a ‘Dotard.’ What Does That Even Mean?

An obscure insult from North Korea’s leader inspires dictionary searches and online jokes.

Trump’s Travel Ban to Be Replaced by Restrictions Tailored to Certain Countries

The new restrictions could go into effect on Sunday and would prevent people in those nations from traveling to the United States or prompt increased scrutiny if they seek visas.

In Battle Over Tax Cuts, It’s Republicans vs. Economists

Republican leaders reject criticism that their tax plan will add to the deficit. And they are determined to secure economic assessments proving their optimistic assumptions.

Let Right-Wing Speakers Come to Berkeley? Faculty Is Divided

Students looking to the faculty and administration for guidance on how to interpret the free speech issue are seeing deep divisions among their leaders.

Citizens Mobilize After Mexico Quake

Volunteers are banding together to help rescue workers clear rubble and distribute resources after the 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City on Tuesday.

Creating Test for Trump, Panel Says Imported Solar Gear Hurts U.S. Firms

The decision may give President Trump a chance to use protectionist measures against imported solar equipment.

Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations

The Education Department said colleges may use a higher standard of evidence before finding an accused student responsible, which could make it harder to prove claims.

Rouhani Lashes Back at Trump, as Iran Unveils New Missile

At a military parade, the Iranian president vowed to “strengthen our missile capabilities,” a point the American president has cited as a reason to scrap the nuclear deal.

Black Detectives in New York Were Bypassed for Promotions, Panel Finds

A federal panel’s findings, made public for the first time, said that the promotions process systematically stymied black detectives in the elite Intelligence Division.

Trump, Though Not on Stage, Looms Large in Alabama G.O.P. Senate Debate

The sitting senator, Luther Strange, took every opportunity to mention the president’s endorsement, and the candidate he trails, Roy Moore, needled him for it.

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Quake Threatens to Cause Flight From Mexico City’s Hip Neighborhoods

Roma and Condesa were hit hard by the big 1985 quake and took years to rebound. Then came the devastation from the Tuesday earthquake.

Leading the Legal War Against Fox

So far this year, the lawyer Douglas Wigdor, a conservative Republican, has filed 11 suits against Fox News for defamation, sexual harassment and racial discrimination.

Uber Loses License to Operate in London

London’s transportation agency criticized Uber’s corporate culture, the latest setback for a company that has faced an array of controversies this year.

On London’s Streets, Black Cabs and Uber Fight for a Future

London’s cabby wars are less about the disruptive power of an app, or a new business model, than about the disruption of Britain.

Israel Endorsed Kurdish Independence. Saladin Would Have Been Proud.

Present-day politics may have been less important than a long shared history between the Kurds and the Jews.

The New Yorker Said No, but These Cartoons Just May Make Your Day

There are likely to be some winners — and a few groaners — at an exhibition of 45 cartoons that didn’t make the cut.

Trilobites: Sputnik for Sale, if You’ll Settle for a Beeping Replica

Just ahead of the 60th anniversary of the first Earth launch of a satellite, an auction house will take bids on a replica of the shiny Soviet spacecraft.

Pete Turner, Whose Color Photography Could Alter Reality, Dies at 83

With saturated colors, often on global assignments, Mr. Turner created spectacular images, some for the covers of record albums.

Holocaust Denier’s Sentence: Visit 5 Ex-Nazi Camps, and Write About It

A judge ordered Laurent Louis, a far-right former lawmaker in Belgium, to visit a concentration camp every year for five years and write about his experience.

Sports of The Times: Baseball Needs More Netting, and Fewer Excuses

The sight of a bloodied young fan at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday should serve as the impetus for the sport to extend netting at every ballpark.

Immigration Officers Won’t Get Guest Lists Anymore, Motel 6 Says

After the detention and deportation of guests, the company has made it policy to not give information out to law enforcement.

The Contenders: Who Will Be Trump’s Pick to Lead the Fed? We Asked Experts to Rate the Odds

The president has dropped no hints of what he might do, leaving the field wide open for expert guesswork.

Spain and Catalonia Wrestle Over .Cat Internet Domain

Secessionists. A government raid. Censorship. Cats. The internet. Naturally we were curious.

Minnesota Videographers Said They Don’t Have to Film Gay Weddings. A Judge Disagreed.

A judge dismissed the lawsuit, ruling that a media production company’s plan to refuse service would be akin to posting a sign that said “White Applicants Only.”

A Word With: Bobby Moynihan on His New Life After ‘Saturday Night Live’

Mr. Moynihan, who was an “S.N.L.” cast member for nine seasons, stars in the CBS sitcom “Me, Myself & I,” which explores a man’s life at three ages.

Pursuits: In Los Angeles, Hotel Hipness Makes a Grand Return

Thanks to a new breed of high-rise hotels — complete with public pools and gaggles of fashionable locals — transitory spaces have become permanent hot spots.

Fashion Review: Anger Management at Prada and Moschino

Finally, the broader conversation around women made it to Milan.

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