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I'm not going to 'let evil win': Patagonia's billionaire owner says he plans to sue Trump.

Outdoor goods retailers are firing back against the Trump administration's plans to shrink two national monuments in Utah.

- Washington Post - US

Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges.

A Venezuelan judge ruled Tuesday that a jailed American man must stand trial on weapons charges, dashing hopes of his family...

- Deseret News - US

Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges.

A judge in Venezuela has ordered an American man to stand trial on weapons charges, dashing hopes of his family in Utah that he would be released and be with them for Christmas.

- FOX News - US

Utah family: Venezuela denying medical treatment to imprisoned man.

The family of a Utah man jailed in Venezuela for more than a year said officials there are preventing him from getting medical treatment.

- UPI - US

Venezuelan judge orders that jailed Utah man be tried on weapons charges.

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan judge orders that jailed Utah man be tried on weapons charges.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges.

CARACAS, Venezuela — A Venezuelan judge ruled Tuesday that a jailed American man must stand trial on weapons charges, dashing hopes of his family in Utah that he would be released and united with them for Christmas.The ruling,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Utah senator resigns to accept Trump administration position.

SALT LAKE CITY — Republican Sen. Brian Shiozawa of Utah has resigned to take a health care position with President Donald Trump's administration.

- Billings Gazette - US

Mom of Utah man jailed in Venezuela airs tape on his health.

The mother of a Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly 1½ years is circulating a new audio recording of her son talking about how he's suffering without medical care. … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Zinke, House GOP escalate feud with Patagonia over monuments.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and House Republicans have escalated their feud with Patagonia after the outdoor retailer told Americans that President Trump stole your land' in his move to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments. The dispute pitting the GOP against a private company raised...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Mom of Utah man jailed in Venezuela airs tape on his health.

SALT LAKE CITY — The mother of a Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly 1½ years is circulating a new audio recording of her son talking about how he's suffering without medical care.

- Billings Gazette - US

Zinke, House GOP Spar With Patagonia Over Trump 'Stole Your Land' Message.

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and House Republicans have escalated their feud with Patagonia after the outdoor retailer told Americans that President Donald Trump “stole your land” in his move to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments.The dispute pitting the GOP against a private company ...

- TPM News - US

Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is 'slap in the face'

President Donald Trump's decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn't the only blow Native...

- Deseret News - US

City Moves for 12 December 2017 - who's switching jobs?

Today's City moves cover property, equities and asset management. Take a look at these movers and shakers: Cushman & Wakefield Cushman & Wakefield has appointed Toby Ogden as head of London markets. Since joining the firm’s graduate scheme in 2006, Toby has advised some of the world’s largest companies on their ...

- City AM - UK

Mom of Utah man jailed in Venezuela airs tape on his health

- Townhall.com - US

Police: 2-year-old Utah girl killed by sibling handling gun

Authorities say a 2-year-old Utah girl has died after being fatally shot while her sibling was handling a gun.

- FOX News - US

Mom of Utah man jailed in Venezuela airs tape on his health

The mother of Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly 1½ years is circulating a new audio recording of her son talking about how he's suffering without medical care.

- FOX News - US

18-year-old gets plea deal in 2015 rape, killing of girl

SALT LAKE CITY — An 18-year-old is pleading guilty to rape and murder in the 2015 death of a 12-year-old Utah girl he's accused of luring from her home with a story about a lost cat.Jayden Matthew Sterzer pleaded guilty to...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Police: 2-year-old Utah girl killed by sibling handling gun

BALLARD, Utah — Authorities say a 2-year-old Utah girl has died after being fatally shot while her sibling was handling a gun.The Uintah County Sheriff's Office said Monday that the child was accidentally shot in her home Sunday...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Mom of Utah man jailed in Venezuela airs tape on his health

SALT LAKE CITY — The mother of Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for nearly 1½ years is circulating a new audio recording of her son talking about how he's suffering without medical care.Laurie Holt said Monday that she's sharing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Tribes slam proposal for co-management of Trump-downsized Utah monument

President Donald Trump's decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn't the only blow Native American tribes say they were ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Police: 2-year-old Utah girl killed by sibling in gun accident

The child was accidentally shot by an older sibling who was moving the gun from one room to another.         

- USA TODAY - US

Op-ed: A strong NAFTA agreement secures jobs for Utah agriculture

A modernized NAFTA will help expand market opportunities for America's farm and ranch businesses, while the loss of...

- Deseret News - US

A.M. notes: California fires grow, a look at Hatch's future, number of Utah homeless increases

Want to get ahead of the news to start your day? Here’s a look at the news for Dec. 11.

- Deseret News - US

These Electric Busses Could Start Cleaning Up National Park Travel

A zero-emissions transport fleet is looking pretty good in the face of rolled back federal protections and record-setting park congestion. Under the Donald Trump administration, the national parks and monuments in the United States have entered into an era of unprecedented threat. Earlier in December, the President moved to ...

- Fast Company - US

Tribes: Monument co-management proposal is slap in the face

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — President Donald Trump's decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn't the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week.The president's proclamation on Bears...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Tribes decry proposal for co-management of Utah monument

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — President Donald Trump's decision to drastically reduce and break up a national monument in Utah wasn't the only blow Native American tribes say they were dealt last week.The proclamation Trump signed changes...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Tribes decry proposal for co-management of Utah monument

- Townhall.com - US

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

WASHINGTON — The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days.

- Billings Gazette - US

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

The orbit of odd political claims stretched from Utah canyons to the looming Alabama Senate race to crazy-as-usual Washington in recent days. That's what The Associated Press found when scrutinizing … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Nozzle Assemblies Complete for Exploration Mission-1 Solid Rocket Boosters

Washington DC Dec 11, 2017 Space Launch System solid rocket booster prime contractor Orbital ATK recently completed work at its Utah facilities on the booster nozzles for Exploration Mission-1 , the first flight of SLS and the Orion spacecraft. SLS, the world's most powerful rocket, and Orion will take humans on deep space ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Utah firefighters continue to help battle California fires

Nearly 80 Utah firefighters on Sunday continued to battle several blazes ravaging California that forced hundreds of...

- Deseret News - US

Photos: Utah coalitions remember Sandy Hook victims five years after deadly shooting

Volunteers with the Utah chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Gun Violence Prevention Center of Utah, and...

- Deseret News - US

Kodaira sets world record in 1,000-meter race

Nao Kodaira and Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen set world records Sunday on the final day of the World Cup speedskating event at the Utah Olympic Oval.Kodaira ...

- The Japan Times - JP

In our opinion: Utah can do more to help students find solid STEM footing

The award conferred upon Christopher Hacon shows the bar for STEM achievement is set high, but we question whether enough is...

- Deseret News - US

Miho Takagi wins women's 1,500 meters at World Cup

Miho Takagi won the women's 1,500-meter race Saturday in the World Cup speed skating event at the Utah Olympic Oval, while compatriot Nao Kodaira stayed ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Arches National Park in Utah Attracts More Than a Million Visitors a Year

If God were a stonemason … Utah's Arches National Park would be the back room of his workshop. The Arches National Park, established almost a century ago, is now one of the most popular destinations for Americans and tourists from around the world. The park has more than 2,000 natural stone arches, in addition to ...

- Voice of America - US

Worm poop means fertilizer and cash for student entrepreneur

SALT LAKE CITY — An entrepreneurial student who turns worm poop into organic fertilizer targeted for marijuana growers is generating buzz and earning accolades.

- Billings Gazette - US

Uranium firm lobbied Trump administration to scale back Bears Ears National Monument

A uranium company lobbied the Trump administration to shrink the size of Bears Ears National Monument in Utah months before President Trump announced that he would be reducing the monument by more than 1 million acres, according to documents obtained by the Washington Post. The campaign , along with the administration's ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Op-ed: Utah should protect the right to work

Half a century ago, only 1 in 20 Americans had to obtain a government permission slip to legally practice their...

- Deseret News - US

Native tribes sue Trump over Bears Ears Monument

Native Americans launch fight to protect sacred sites after Trump reduced the size of protected cultural lands in Utah.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Jury sides with San Diego in Comic Con trademark battle

A jury on Friday sided with San Diego Comic-Con in a court battle with a rival pop-culture convention in Utah over rights to use the phrase "comic con."

- ABC News - US

Jury sides with San Diego in Comic Con trademark battle

A jury on Friday sided with San Diego Comic-Con in a court battle with a rival pop-culture convention in Utah over rights to use the phrase "comic con." The panel … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Accused shooter of Chinese student pleads for wife's release

SALT LAKE CITY — A man accused of killing a University of Utah student from China with a weapon stolen from a slain Colorado man wants a judge to let his wife go.The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Austin Boutain asked for permission...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Deseret News readers weigh in on Trump's monument change

As President Donald Trump visited Utah Monday and announced a reduction of two national monuments, we asked Deseret News...

- Deseret News - US

Patagonia, outdoor retailers fight Trump on US monuments

SALT LAKE CITY — Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia and other retailers have jumped into a legal and political battle over President Donald Trump's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments, a fight that would scare...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sen. Orrin Hatch Will Host Re-Election Fundraiser, Raising Questions About Mitt Romney's Potential Senate Bid

Orrin Hatch will host a re-election fundraiser in January, which raises questions about whether Mitt Romney will run for the Utah Senate seat.

- Breitbart - US

Rockets down Jazz for eighth straight win

Houston Rockets recorded a 112-101 win over the Utah Jazz.

- Daily Nation - KE

Outdoor-Recreation Companies Fight Trump on National Monuments

The outdoor-recreation business has joined conservation groups and Indian tribes to oppose President Donald Trump's move to down-size two Utah national monuments.

- Wall Street Journal - US

USS Utah artifact returns to U., cleaned and restored

On the 76th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the bell from the battleship USS Utah returned to the Beehive State.

- Deseret News - US

Net neutrality supporters protest Verizon for supporting FCC changes

Demonstrator in Utah and across the country protested proposed changes to net neutrality regulations, targeting Verizon...

- Deseret News - US

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