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Tulip Festival kicks off 15th year at Thanksgiving Point April 12

With a little help from Mother Nature, Thanksgiving Points Ashton Gardens is gearing for the 15th annual Tulip Festival. ...


SEC says Musk's contempt defense 'borders on the ridiculous'

U.S. securities regulators countered Tesla CEO Elon Musk's contempt-of-court defense Monday night, writing in court papers... ...


White House foresees long economic boom where others don't

Contrary to the views of most economists, the Trump administration expects the U.S. economy to keep booming over the next... ...


Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

Facebook will overhaul its ad-targeting systems to prevent discrimination in housing , credit and employment ads as part of a... ...


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Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

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NCAA tournament brings in millions to Salt Lake City's economy

Information from Visit Salt Lake indicates the NCAA tournament will welcome over 26,000 attendees who will book an estimated... ...

A Message from Gail Miller - Utah Jazz

Jazz Fans,In light of recent events, we want to address fan behavior and how we choose to express the passion ...

Utah Jazz rally around Dant Exum in the wake of knee injury - Utah Jazz

As he prepared to make his return to the Utah Jazzs lineup last week, Dant Exum took a moment to ...

Dant Exum injury update3.15.2019 - Utah Jazz

The following is a medical update on Utah Jazz guard Dant Exum: ...

The RoundupJazz tip off road trip with big win in D.C. - Utah Jazz

The Utah Jazz hit the road and got just what they wanted Monday nighta blowout 116-95 victory over the Washington ...

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Mixed markets in U.S. on Tuesday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, although moves in either direction were unremarkable. Holding investors ...


Varadkar meets head of EC Donald Trust in Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European ...


Etihad looking to bail out Jet Airways

MUMBAI, India - India's second largest airline Jet Airways on Monday announced it had grounded four more aircraft and cancelled all ...


Stocks in Asia directionless, dollar also unchanged

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little changed on Tuesday with the only market making ground being Hong Kong. ...


Boeing shares fall but major U.S. indices rise

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were stronger on Monday despite another sell-off in Boeing shares, and trepidation before ...


700 U.S. companies now have offices in Ireland

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (KPIX 5) – The luck of the Irish is only one of the factors attracting many Silicon ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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