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Reuters - US News

N.Y. policeman guilty of manslaughter in shooting of unarmed black man

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police officer was convicted of manslaughter on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a darkened public housing stairwell.

U.S. Air Force replaces arms buyer over disclosure issue on Northrop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force said on Thursday it had replaced its acting acquisition chief, Richard Lombardi, after he disclosed that he had failed to report his wife's Northrop Grumman Corp retirement account on his annual financial disclosure form.

Influential Texas panel recommends halt to use of bite-mark evidence

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - An influential Texas scientific panel recommended on Thursday that bite-mark analysis not be admissible as evidence in courts, a decision experts said could lead judicial systems in other states to exclude it too.

Oregon standoff ends after 41 days with dramatic surrender

BURNS, Ore. (Reuters) - The four holdouts in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered on Thursday, with the last protester repeatedly threatening suicide in a dramatic final phone call with mediators before he gave up, ending the 41-day standoff.

Exclusive: Woman whose family inspired Oregon standoff hopes more challenge govt

(Reuters) - The wife and mother of two men whose imprisonment in January precipitated a 41-day standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge told Reuters on Thursday she hopes the peaceful outcome will spur further activism to curb the reach of the federal government.

New York police have covertly tracked cell phones, group says

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's police have made extensive use of covert devices to track cell phones without obtaining warrants since 2008, a civil liberties group said on Thursday, revealing how frequently law enforcement in the largest U.S. city has employed the technology.

Exclusive: Oregon occupiers warn authorities of booby traps at refuge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Armed protesters who ended their 41-day standoff on Thursday at a wildlife refuge in Oregon told federal authorities they left behind booby traps but did not say whether the trip wires and other devices would trigger explosions, a law enforcement official told Reuters.

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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

Identity Theft Is Dead! Long Live Identity Theft!

There is still nowhere to run or hide from the scammers and identity thieves.

Why Investors Shouldn’t Let China, Oil Rule Their Decisions

Markets are off to a horrible start but don’t let fear rule your decisions.

Treasury Department Warns Taxpayers About a Fraud Scams

Taxpayers should be on high alert over fraud scam this season.

Japan Stocks Down 5.3 Percent After Europe, US Sell-Off

Japan's main stock index dived more than 5 percent Friday, leading other Asian markets lower, after a sell-off in banking shares roiled investors in Europe and the U.S.

Japan Stock Index Down More Than 5 Percent

Japan's benchmark stock index dived more than 5 percent Friday as the yen strengthened following a sell-off in European and U.S. markets

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In Democratic Debate, Hillary Clinton Paints Bernie Sanders’s Plans as Unrealistic

Defeated soundly in New Hampshire, Mrs. Clinton sought to puncture her rival’s popularity and appeal to new regions of voters.

Your Evening Briefing

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

Transcript of the Democratic Presidential Debate in Milwaukee

Following is a transcript of the Democratic debate, as transcribed by the Federal News Service.

Officer Peter Liang Convicted in Fatal Shooting of Akai Gurley in Brooklyn

Officer Liang was found guilty of manslaughter and official misconduct in the death of Mr. Gurley, who was unarmed when he was hit by a ricocheting bullet in a housing project stairwell.

Oregon Standoff Ends as Last Militant Surrenders

Forty days after the occupation of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge by antigovernment protesters began, the last four holdouts gave themselves up.

What You Missed in the Debate

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders continued their battle for the Democratic presidential nod in their first debate since the New Hampshire primary.

Bruised Marco Rubio Gets Personal and Aggressive

Senator Marco Rubio, opening a more aggressive phase of his campaign, suggested Thursday that Donald J. Trump may be too crude to be president and that Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor, may be too inexperienced.

U.S. Issues Sanctions Against Three ISIS Leaders

The leaders were said to be crucial to sustaining the militant group’s flow of cash, and the sanctions will freeze any assets or property belonging to the men.

U.S. and Russia Announce Plan for Humanitarian Aid and a Cease-Fire in Syria

Humanitarian aid would be delivered to besieged cities within days, and the cease-fire would go into effect in a week, American and Russian officials announced.

Kanye West Debuts ‘The Life of Pablo’ and His Yeezy Season 3 Collection

Mr. West showcased his third line for Adidas and his seventh album at Madison Square Garden in front of fans, famous admirers and the Kardashians.

Unlikely Peacemaker, Michele Fiore, Helps End Oregon Standoff

Michele Fiore, a conservative Republican Nevada assembly member, emerged as the calm mediator in the final hours of an occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge.

Swedish Bank Move Creates a Global Shudder

Investors worry that a decision by the Swedish central bank to lower its short-term rate to minus 0.50 is going to worsen the global economy.

Full Coverage

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders meet in the first debate since Mr. Sanders’ big victory in New Hampshire. Follow our live coverage and analysis.

At Least 49 Inmates Killed in Mexican Prison Riot

What began as a fight between two inmates escalated into a deadly riot in a penitentiary in the northern Mexico city of Monterrey.

Firing Leads to Questions on California Coast’s Future

The move came after supporters at a hearing warned that dismissing the director, Charles Lester, would open the door to more development on the coast.

Scenes From Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Show

Kanye West brought his new fashion and music to Madison Square Garden.

Giacomo Tachis, Who Brought French Influence to Italian Wine, Dies at 82

Mr. Tachis, an oenologist by training, helped develop top-quality wines that used French grape varieties, an approach that proved transformative for the world of Italian wine.

Speedskater Is Poised to Upend Rule of Sports’ Highest Court

Claudia Pechstein, Germany’s most decorated Winter Olympian, has challenged the fairness of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in a German court, and a ruling next month could drastically alter how justice is meted out in the sports arena.

Big City: A New Charitable Project: The Projects

The de Blasio administration is supporting a nonprofit, the Fund for Public Housing, seeking donations to help the New York City Housing Authority.

Ex-Priest Is Arrested in 1960 Killing of Texas Beauty Queen

The arrest of John Feit, now 83, came about in part because the relatives of Irene Garza, 25, never gave up on the case.

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