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

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

Business

Recalls this week: strollers, compact utility loaders

A line of strollers that fail to meet federal safety standards are among this week’s recalled consumer products. Others include compact utility loaders and bicycles. Here’s a more detailed look: STROLLERS DETAILS: The US model of Jané Muum strollers. The recalled strollers have a black frame, a...


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Judge orders higher-calorie meals for Alaska Muslim inmates

Alaska Jail Ramadan Lawsuit

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. judge has ordered Alaska corrections officials to provide Muslim inmates with nutritionally sufficient, pork-free meals when they break their Ramadan fasts at night. In an order Friday, U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland says fasting Muslim inmates must be...


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Hawaii volcano sends another ash cloud high into the air

Hawaii Volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet (3,048 meters) into the air. Those living in communities southwest of the Kilauea volcano are warned that wind might carry ash their way after the eruption Thursday...


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From snipers to moms: World War II exhibit focuses on women

Women in WWII Exhibition

NATICK, Mass. (AP) — The terrors of World War II impacted most of the world’s women, both on the home and battlefronts. A new exhibition opening Friday at the International Museum of World War II in Natick, Massachusetts, highlights just that — the important and sometimes unconventional roles women...


National

Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

Rachel Dolezal Welfare Fraud

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud. Rachel Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, was charged this week with theft by welfare...


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New Orleans council votes to halt some short-term rentals

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The city council in tourist-friendly New Orleans voted Thursday to halt the proliferation of one type of tourist housing: short-term rentals such as those facilitated by Airbnb and Homeaway. Council member Kristin Palmer’s measure affects those who rent out entire homes for short-...


Local

2018 summer hours, opening dates and prices for Northern Utah swimming pools

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Find out the opening dates, summer hours and admission costs for swimming pools and water parks in Weber and Davis counties.


Lifestyle

Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

Hawaii Volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava entered the ocean from a third flow, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities, destroyed dozens of buildings and shot miles-high plumes of ash into the sky. Low lava fountains were erupting from a nearly...


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The Latest: 3 lava flows now reaching ocean off Hawaii

Hawaii Volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the eruption of Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Three lava flows from an erupting volcano are now flowing into the ocean off Hawaii’s Big Island. Hawaii County officials say the third flow started pouring into the sea Thursday. Lava...


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Judge set to order proper meals for Muslim inmates in Alaska

Alaska Jail Ramadan Lawsuit

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A judge plans to issue an order Friday requiring that an Alaska jail provide suitable meals to Muslim inmates as they break their daily fasts during Ramadan. U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland said at a hearing Thursday that the emergency order generally will resemble...


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