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Trump, Republicans face tricky task of averting U.S. government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress face their first major budget test next week, with the threat of a U.S. government shutdown potentially hinging on his proposed Mexican border wall as well as Obamacare funding.

Arkansas executes inmate after U.S. Supreme Court gives go-ahead

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the inmate's request to halt the lethal injection in a late-night ruling.

U.S. judicial panel finds Texas hurt Latino vote with redrawn boundaries

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - A special federal judicial panel ruled for the second time in two months on Thursday that the Republican-led Texas Legislature deliberately redrew political boundaries so as to unfairly diminish voter clout of the state's growing Latino population.

Ohio investigates Visa's debit card transactions

(Reuters) - Visa Inc said on Friday it was being investigated on rules related to acceptance of its debit cards, cardholder verification methods and routing of debit transactions.

Ex-NFL star Hernandez's brain to be returned to family: state

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts officials on Thursday were preparing to release the brain of New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to his family for scientific study the day after he was found hanged in his prison cell, a death investigators formally ruled a suicide.

Accused gunman in Fresno shooting spree charged in motel murder

(Reuters) - A suspect nicknamed Black Jesus who police say killed three white men during a racially motivated shooting spree in downtown Fresno, California, was charged on Thursday with the murder of an unarmed Motel 6 security guard days earlier.

Uber extends sexual harassment probe; expects report by end-May

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc said it has extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims in its own organization, and a report is expected by the end of May.

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Salt Lake Tribune - Nation / World

The truth is out there: 'The X-Files is coming back

Singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in car in Los Angeles

There's a town in Oregon that's up for sale

Ask Ann Cannon: Parent losing patience with dramatic child who needs to 'buck up'

'Behind the Headlines': Chaffetz plans exit, McMullin owes big money and Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO is fired

Utah forecast: Of rain, snow, Earth Day and weekend weather

News roundup: Clinton criticizes Trump, says to 'remember 2018'

Cherokee Nation sues opioid sellers for abuse

Investing in funds: Nearly everyone is below average

Unilever buys condiment firm after rebuffing Kraft

Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

Salt Lake City -- ruled out for bids on Outdoor Retailer -- submits bid for Outdoor Retailer

Mormon church donates $120,000 to help victims of child abuse

Tribune Editorial: Three cheers for Utah refiners embracing Tier III

NBA playoffs: Grizzlies pull within 2-1 of Spurs with 105-94 win

Black teens most active on social media apps

Key SLC freeway ramps to close for 4 nights

A country's natural wonders shown in Disney-made documentary 'Born in China'

NFL: 2017 composite schedule

Bullets and one-liners fly in clever 'Free Fire'

NBA playoffs: Bucks overwhelm Raptors 104-77, take 2-1 series lead

BYU men's volleyball: Cougars upset by Hawaii in MPSF semifinals

NBA playoffs: James, Cavs come from 26 down, beat Pacers to take 3-0 lead

Sean P. Means: Is the end near for the Right's 'performance artists'?

NHL: Sabres clean house by firing GM Murray and coach Bylsma

NHL: Matthews, Laine and Werenski are Calder Trophy finalists

7-year-old in critical condition after being struck by SUV near Taylorsville school

Check the freezer! Chicken-nugget meals may contain salmonella

Photos and video: For those living with Parkinson's disease, a chance to get up and boogie

NFL: Patriots open season hosting Chiefs

Lawyer: Florida senator's slurs are protected free speech

Google Home's assistant can recognize voices

Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline

GM quits Venezuela after government seizes factory

Puerto Rico pushes to privatize public services

Christie: State takeover helps Atlantic City out

Regulators sue Ocwen Financial over mortgages

Canada trade minister eyes talks with Trump

Utah Jazz podcast: How do the Jazz bounce back in Game 3 without Gobert?

Persecution of early Mormons underscores error in U.S. ban of Muslims, LDS legal scholars argue in court brief

Buffett voting all shares for Wells Fargo's board

Former classmates raise funds for Utahn injured in London terror attack

Civil rights group urges Utah officials to discipline judge who praised convicted sex abuser, a former Mormon bishop

Movie review: 'The Promise' turns genocide into soap opera

Movie review: Emotions are lost in 'Lost City of Z'

Idiotic thriller 'Unforgettable' is best forgotten

'Their Finest' a charming romance in wartime

Artists and ideas collide in 'Cézanne and I'

'After the Storm' a tender look at life and love

'Inexperienced' Quin Snyder has shown his coaching skills in playoffs

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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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Bill O’Reilly Is Forced Out at Fox News

The exposure of multiple settlements involving sexual harassment allegations against Mr. O’Reilly brought an abrupt end to his two-decade career at Fox.

Bill O’Reilly Thrives at Fox News, Even as Harassment Settlements Add Up

About $13 million has been paid out over the years to address complaints from women about Mr. O’Reilly’s behavior. He denies the claims have merit.

Life After Bill O’Reilly for Fox News to Include Tucker Carlson

Mr. Carlson has been tapped to replace Mr. O’Reilly at 8 p.m. The round-table show “The Five” will take over Mr. Carlson’s 9 p.m. slot.

After Georgia’s Close Race, Montana Democrats Demand Party’s Attention

The special election to fill Montana’s empty House seat is next, and after a Democrat nearly won a Georgia seat outright, Big Sky Democrats ask, “What about us?”

Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, Narrowly Misses Outright Win in Georgia House Race

Mr. Ossoff, who is making his first bid for elective office, will face Karen Handel, a Republican, in a runoff election in June.

5 Takeaways as Georgia House Race Heads to Overtime

The closely watched race for Georgia’s Sixth District now goes to a runoff in June between the Democratic candidate, Jon Ossoff, and the Republican, Karen Handel.

Jason Chaffetz, Powerful House Republican, Won’t Run in 2018

Mr. Chaffetz said he would not seek re-election for his seat in a heavily Republican district, as possible signs of a challenging race mounted.

Sheldon Adelson Gave $5 Million for Trump’s Inauguration, Filing Shows

The gift, reported in federal election documents, was the largest single contribution ever given to a presidential inauguration.

Exxon Mobil Seeks U.S. Sanctions Waiver for Oil Project in Russia

Officials said the proposal, pending from the Obama administration, cited Exxon’s potential loss of Black Sea exploration rights to European rivals.

De Blasio Backs Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use Among New Yorkers

The city initiatives seek several changes, including cutting the number of stores that can sell tobacco and raising the price of a pack of cigarettes.

Supreme Court Weighs State Aid to Church Programs

The case, one of several Justice Neil M. Gorsuch has heard so far, involves playground safety in Missouri — but it could have broader implications.

U.K. Parliament Approves Theresa May’s General Election Call

Britain will elect a new House of Commons on June 8, a vote that the prime minister hopes will strengthen her hand to negotiate a “Brexit.”

Jakarta Governor Concedes Defeat in Religiously Tinged Election

The incumbent, a Christian, implored his supporters to “forget all the things that happened” — a reference to the divisive nature of the campaign.

Turkey Arrests Dozens Over Referendum Protests

The police said the demonstrators were trying to “agitate people” against an expansion of presidential powers, a lawyer for one of the detainees said.

Training African Armies to Fight Terrorism

In a program known as Flintlock, American and European special forces train armies from seven African countries over three weeks.

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Meet the Foreign Tech Workers Left in Limbo by Trump

They are app makers, they are podcasters, and they are also H-1B visa holders — possibly putting them at risk from the president’s immigration policies.

Ask The Wirecutter: The Value of Sound Bars (Even if They Cost $700)

A sound bar system — good ones cost around $200 and up — is a big improvement over the tiny speakers built into your flat-panel television.

Travel Tips: How to Pick a Travel Agent

Do your research, decide how much planning help you would like and don’t be afraid of fees.

Trillions of Plastic Bits, Swept Up by Current, Are Littering Arctic Waters

A new study found that a major ocean current is carrying plastic from the North Atlantic to the Greenland and Barents seas, and leaving it there.

Aaron Hernandez Hanged Himself in Prison, Officials Say

The former tight end with the New England Patriots, who was convicted of first-degree murder in 2015, was found in his cell on Wednesday morning.

Aaron Hernandez Shed Tackles, but Not His Past

Mr. Hernandez, the former N.F.L. star who was convicted of first-degree murder on Wednesday, was thought to have the golden ticket out of a rough-and-tumble upbringing in Bristol, Conn.

Tom Brady Skips Patriots’ White House Visit Along With Numerous Teammates

Some of the players, though not Brady, cited politics as the reason.

South Koreans Feeling Cheated After U.S. Carrier Miscue

News that the Carl Vinson strike group was thousands of miles from the Korean Peninsula rather than headed toward it drew accusations of bluffing and manipulation.

Retired Miners Lament Trump’s Silence on Imperiled Health Plan

Coal company bankruptcies have left coverage for retirees, many with chronic ailments, in federal hands. Unless Congress acts this month, benefits will end.

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Ruth Sulzberger Holmberg, Newspaper Publisher, Dies at 96

A member of the family that controls The New York Times, Mrs. Holmberg challenged racial barriers, political skulduggery and environmental adversaries as publisher of The Chattanooga Times.

How to Win $1 Million for Your Film? Pitch, Pitch, Pitch

With Lee Daniels and Jeffrey Wright as jurors, five indie directors compete for a life-changing prize from the Tribeca Film Festival.

First Comes Tinder. Then Comes Marriage?

A new study reveals that the app’s users are more likely than offline daters to be looking for committed relationships. And they say “I love you” more often.

Square Feet: Amid Delays, Hong Kong’s Ambitious Museum Plan Takes Shape

The government is heavily promoting the M+ museum, set to open two years behind schedule in 2019, but questions of curatorial independence remain.

On Pro Basketball: For Russell Westbrook, and His Orange Pal, It’s Time to Get Serious

Oklahoma City’s Westbrook, a mercurial superstar, said his relationship with the basketball on the court is no joke as he and the Thunder prepare for Game 2 against the Houston Rockets.

Review: ‘Indecent’ Pays Heartfelt Tribute to a Stage Scandal

Paula Vogel makes her long-awaited Broadway debut, telling the story of a Yiddish drama shut down in 1923.

Gunman, Thought to Be Targeting Whites, Kills 3 in Fresno, Police Say

Kori Ali Muhammad had been on the run since Thursday, when he was suspected of killing a security guard. He surrendered to the police after Tuesday’s rampage.

To Stay Ahead of Facebook, Snap Rolls Out 3-D Features for Messaging

The company’s stock has fallen as competitors copy the features that once made Snapchat unique.

Vijay Mallya, Once India’s ‘King of Good Times,’ Is Arrested in London

He was held as part of extradition proceedings that could lead to him being sent back to India, which he fled over a year ago under an avalanche of unpaid bills and accusations of fraud.

Noted: Charlamagne Tha God Puts His Straight Talk in a Book

In “Black Privilege,” the radio and TV host recommends honesty as a form of self-empowerment.

Matter: Why Are Some Mice (and People) Monogamous? A Study Points to Genes

A groundbreaking study has found that genetic variations in mice are linked to parental care and monogamy, the first time such a link has been found in mammals.

Paramore Bounces Back With Old Faces and a New Sound

Hayley Williams and her band, which haven’t released an album since 2013, return with “After Laughter.”

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