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Reuters - US News

Former Notre Dame president Rev. Theodore Hesburgh dies at 97

(Reuters) - Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who reshaped the University of Notre Dame from a Catholic college known for its football team into an academic force, died late on Thursday night, the school said in a statement. He was 97.

Two suspected vandals rescued, arrested at California park

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two men suspected of vandalism had to be rescued after becoming stranded on a cliff in a San Francisco-area national park on Thursday afternoon and were later taken into custody, officials said.

Driver of truck hit by California train released from custody

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - A driver who was taken into custody after his truck was hit by a Southern California commuter train in a fiery wreck that injured 50 people was released on Thursday after prosecutors declined to file criminal charges, inmate records showed.

Most Americans see combating climate change as a moral duty

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A significant majority of Americans say combating climate change is a moral issue that obligates them – and world leaders - to reduce carbon emissions, a Reuters/IPSOS poll has found.

Earl Lloyd, first African-American in NBA, dead at 86

(Reuters) - Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in the National Basketball Association, died on Thursday at the age of 86, the league said on its website.

Two killed in southern California street racing crash

(Reuters) - Two onlookers were killed and one injured on Thursday after a driver taking part in an illegal street race near Los Angeles lost control of his sports car and plowed into the crowd, police said.

Union, Shell discuss meeting on U.S. refinery strike: sources

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The United Steelworkers union (USW) and representatives for several U.S. refineries discussed on Thursday a possible resumption of face-to-face negotiations to settle a 26-day strike, two people familiar with the discussions 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

How to Get Paid for Your Social Media Posts

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are profiting off your posts.

Morgan Stanley Swipes on Tinder and These Other Companies

The bank said "the swipe is hype" in criticizing Tinder parent company's stock.

Ex-White House Press Secretary Jay Carney Joins Amazon

Amazon confirms that former White House spokesman Jay Carney is joining the tech company.

Tax Tip: How Volunteering Can Lower Your Tax Bill

While volunteering can be rewarding for both you and those you help, you shouldn't expect to receive much more than gratitude in return when it comes time to file your ta

Lloyds to Pay Dividend for First Time Since Being Bailed Out

Lloyds Banking Group to pay dividend for first time since being bailed out in financial crisis

Airbus Says Net Profit Soared in 2014

Airbus posts higher net profit in 2014 on back of higher jet deliveries

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Germany Backs 4-Month Extension of Greece’s Bailout

The German finance minister urged lawmakers to support the move to ensure Europe’s future success, even as he conceded that doing so was “not easy for me.”

Exxon Mobil Settles With New Jersey Over Environmental Damage

The $250 million agreement emerged as a judge hearing a case against the company was believed to be close to ruling on damages; the state had sought $8.9 billion.

After Washington, Petraeus Is Under Radar, but Not Out of Spotlight

Facing an inquiry that could send him to prison, David H. Petraeus, the former C.I.A. chief, keeps a lower profile as White House adviser, college teacher and partner at a private equity firm.

With White-Knuckle Grip, February’s Cold Clings to New York

This insult of a month may be the coldest February in New York City in more than 80 years, the National Weather Service says.

On Nantucket, Surf’s Up, if You’re Part Penguin

A photographer captured slushy waves in Massachusetts, a wintry phenomenon that even some glaciologists could not fully explain.

Dutch Offer Preview of Net Neutrality

As with the rules adopted by the F.C.C., the Netherlands demands that wireless and fixed-line broadband providers treat all Internet traffic equally.

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Influential Ex-President of Notre Dame, Dies at 97

He stood up to the White House and the Vatican as he transformed Catholic higher education in America and raised a powerful moral voice in national affairs.

Hesburgh, Former Notre Dame President, Dies at 97

The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, who transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as football and who championed human rights around the globe, has died. He was 97.

Hong Kong Woman Sentenced to 6 Years for Abusing Indonesian Maid

Law Wan-tung subjected her live-in servant, Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, to various forms of abuse for months, according to testimony at her trial.

Lens Blog: Winners of Pictures of the Year International

This year’s winners included coverage of overseas crises, innovative uses of multimedia storytelling, and outstanding editing.

Secret Marijuana Farm Beneath Brooklyn Cherry Factory Leaves Many Mysteries

Days after discovering the illegal operation inside Dell’s Maraschino Cherries Company, investigators had many questions, including how the owner, Arthur Mondella, distributed the drugs.

Rivals Christie and Walker Find Fortunes Reversed as CPAC Opens

On the first day of the conference, the contrasting standings of Scott Walker and Chris Christie in the early stages of the 2016 campaign reveal how quickly perceptions of the race can change.

Move to Ban a Bullet Adds to Its Appeal

The Obama administration has proposed banning the manufacture and sale of a popular bullet used in AR-15 semiautomatic rifles, a move that has enraged gun rights advocates.

Ottawa Journal: An Immodest Proposal Rankles a Capital Known for Modesty

A proposal to build an immense memorial in Ottawa to the global victims of Communism has prompted protests from architects, the mayor and the country’s chief justice.

These New York Tourists’ Plans: A Play, Then a Power Play

The Coyotes, the Canucks and the Flames took up residency in the metropolitan area over the past two weeks but did more than visit the Devils, the Islanders and the Rangers.

Targeted by U.S. Prosecutor, Hedge Fund Fights Back

The suit may be a long shot, but it comes as Preet Bharara’s image as an invincible prosecutor — racking up convictions on Wall Street — is beginning to fray.

U.N. Official Seeks Havens for Syrians

The United Nations high commissioner for refugees said that European countries must accept more Syrian refugees to dissuade them from making a perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea.

Obscure Group Says It Set Off Blasts in Egypt, Raising Alarm

A wave of explosions killed a passer-by and wounded at least nine other people early Thursday morning across the Nile from Cairo, raising alarms about a pattern of attacks by diffuse groups against retail stores.

Financial Aid for Undocumented Students Is Losing Its Stigma

Colleges and universities are increasingly making higher education more affordable for students for whom all federal and most state forms of financial aid remain off limits.

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