Several bombs set off around troubled Myanmar state, 1 hurt

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BANGKOK — One of several bombs targeting government offices and other places in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state exploded Saturday morning, injuring a police officer, authorities said. In all, three bombs exploded and three unexploded devices were seized in Sittwe, the state capital. One of the explosions was in front of a high-ranking government official’s residence, […]

Bill creating process for transgender Utahns to legally change their gender fails

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SALT LAKE CITY — A bill intended to make it clear how transgender people could legally change their gender through the courts failed in the Senate on Friday after a lengthy and sometimes emotional debate. The sponsor of SB138, Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, choked up as he described watching a neighbor family deal with […]

Sajjan announces plans to settle class-action lawsuits against Canadian forces after PM criticism

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OTTAWA — The federal government is launching settlement talks for three proposed class-action lawsuits filed by former Canadian Forces members who say they experienced harassment and discrimination while in uniform. Word of the decision comes two weeks after Justin Trudeau blasted the Justice Department for its response to one of the proposed suits, although the […]

6A girls basketball semifinals: Fremont’s frontcourt leads the way in thrilling 54-50 OT win over Westlake

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TAYLORSVILLE — Emma Calvert and Haylee Doxey both played big for Fremont, in its 54-50 overtime win over Westlake on Friday, but perhaps saved their best efforts for the first moments of the overtime period. The result lifts Fremont just one game from the ultimate goal of a 6A state championship. Tied 44-44 heading into […]

High school girls basketball: Millard soars past Kanab 67-56 and into 2A state championship game

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RICHFIELD — A day after putting forth a middling performance against the Layton Christian Eagles, or as head coach Melanie Bassett put it, “we didn’t play to the best of our game,” Millard flipped the script entirely Friday night at the Sevier Valley Center. Led by star senior Kynlee Penney, Millard looked every bit a […]