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LDS Church to transfer missionaries in Nicaragua due to 'political instability'

LDS SLC Temple

The LDS Church said they will move over half of the 327 missionaries serving in Nicaragua due to...

State

The Latest: American jailed in Venezuela returns to US

Venezuela US Senator's Visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local): 7:15 p.m. A Utah man who had been jailed in Venezuela for nearly two years has returned to the United States. A White House official says Joshua Holt arrived Saturday evening at...


State

Saucedo scores first goal of season, RSL tops Sounders 1-0

SEATTLE (AP) — Sebastian Saucedo launched a shot that found the upper right corner in the 61st minute in Real Salt Lake’s 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Saucedo got the chance for his first goal of the season when Danilo Acosta passed the ball across the field to him on the...


Government

US official says American Joshua Holt, held in jail in Venezuela for 2 years, has

WASHINGTON (AP) — US official says American Joshua Holt, held in jail in Venezuela for 2 years, has returned to U.S.


Government

American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years now on his way home

Venezuela Jailed American

A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after a U.S. senator pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with President Nicolas Maduro days after the embattled socialist leader expelled the top American diplomat in the South American country.


State

Utah girls join Boy Scouts of America

Boy Scouts Girls

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 11-year-old girl who always wanted to enlist in her older brother’s troop is among the first wave of girls joining the Boy Scouts of America in two all-girl dens near Salt Lake City. Miriam Cook of Tooele has already earned 11 badges in her first three months as a Cub Scout...


State

Small plane makes emergency landing on Utah freeway

Freeway Plane Landing

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — No one was injured Saturday when a small plane clipped a car from behind while making an emergency landing on a major freeway in Utah, authorities said. Utah Highway Patrol spokesman Andrew Battenfield says the single-engine plane flew under an overpass before landing near Ogden....


State

Venezuela government says Joshua Holt, wife are on flight to US after being freed in

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela government says Joshua Holt, wife are on flight to US after being freed in goodwill gesture.


Government

Senator says Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been released; Trump expects White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senator says Utah man jailed in Venezuela has been released; Trump expects White House welcome Saturday evening.


Lifestyle

No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

Wildfire Fears Forest Closures

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Dry pine needles and dead wood snapped under fire prevention officer Matt Engbring’s boots as he hiked a half-mile into the woods in search of a makeshift campsite that had served as one man’s home until this week when the area was closed because of the escalating threat of...


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Attorneys seek later trial date in Alaska cruise ship death

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Attorneys are asking a federal judge to delay until next May the trial for a Utah man accused of killing his wife on a cruise to Alaska last summer. Attorneys for Kenneth Manzanares filed a written motion Friday asking that the trial date be pushed from November until May 2019....


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