Hunter Biden emails were reportedly shopped around in Ukraine for $5 million, while Giuliani met with officials and businessmen there last year

Summary List Placement The purported Hunter Biden emails shared by the New York Post last week were shopped around in Ukraine for $5 million last year, while Rudy Giuliani met with officials and businessmen there, Time Magazine reported Wednesday. Two people told Time that they were approached with emails allegedly belonging to former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter, though they declined to say who made the offers, which occurred in May 2019 and September 2019. They also said they did not know if the emails were real, or whether they were the same material that has since been leaked to the Post. The Post shared the emails last week,… Read More

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A truck stolen at gunpoint and shots fired at Parkview Elementary appear to be connected, police say

Adobe Stock SALT LAKE CITY — Police are investigating two gun-involved incidents that occurred Wednesday and are believed to be connected, according to Salt Lake Police Lt. David Wierman. No one was injured in either incident, police said. First, a white Nissan Frontier was stolen at gunpoint at the Love’s Travel Stop at 25 N. Redwood Road. The truck has Utah plates that read U570AE. Wierman asks that anyone who sees the vehicle contact the police. Based on descriptions of the suspect and vehicle, police believe the truck was then driven to Parkview Elementary School, 970 Emery Street, where shots were fired at an individual but missed. The suspect then… Read More

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Airbnb is joining forces with iconic ex-Apple design chief Jony Ive

Summary List Placement Airbnb is teaming up with Jony Ive, the iconic former Apple design chief, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky announced in a blog post Wednesday. “Jony and his partners at LoveFrom will be engaging in a special collaboration with me and the Airbnb team,” Chesky said. “We have made the decision to work together through a multi-year relationship to design the next generation of Airbnb products and services.” Chesky also said Ive would help Airbnb “continue to develop our internal design team.” Ive left Apple in June 2019 to start his own firm, LoveFrom, after leading the company’s design team since 1996, steering it through hallmark product launches such… Read More

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High school soccer: Third time is the charm for Morgan girls’ soccer as it defeats Judge Memorial to face Manti in 3A final 

Juab’s Marissa Hall (2) and Manti’s Sadie Cartright (9) compete in the 3A high school soccer semifinals at Juan Diego High School in Draper on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. | Laura Seitz, Deseret News After three rounds of play in the girls 3A state soccer playoffs, Thursday evening’s semifinal matchups at Juan Diego High school still featured the same four teams as last season. This year’s semifinals displayed two rematches from a season ago, pitting No. 1 seed Manti against the No. 4 seed Juab while No. 2 seed Morgan faced off against No. 3 seed Judge Memorial. Manti and Juab kicked off the 3A semifinals with a defensive battle,… Read More

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Televangelist claims God told him Donald Trump will win

Credits Brendan Smialowski/Getty And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Chas Newkey-Burden Thursday, October 22, 2020 – 6:22am The televangelist Pat Robertson claims God has told him Donald Trump will win next month’s election. The multi-millionaire and former US presidential candidate also forecast that there will be at least two attempts on Trump’s life and a war against Israel that will be “put down by God.” Then an asteroid will end the world, he says. Miley Cyrus says she was (probably) chased by UFOs Miley Cyrus says she was once “chased down by some sort of UFO”. The pop singer said that the encounter “fucked me… Read More

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Dozens protest lack of prosecution against former officer in Lauren McCluskey case

Lauren McCluskey | University of Utah SALT LAKE CITY — Around three dozen people gathered outside the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office Wednesday night to protest the lack of prosecution against former University of Utah police officer Miguel Deras. Deras showed explicit photos of student Lauren McCluskey to other officers multiple times before and after her murder in 2018. McCluskey had sent him the photos as evidence she was being blackmailed. One officer claimed Deras had said he could look at the photos “whenever he wanted.” Attorney Jeremy Jones, who represents Deras, has maintained that Deras denies any wrongdoing. McCluskey was shot and killed on campus in October 2016… Read More

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When college QBs land on the bench, the quarterback room can change in a hurry

Utah Utes quarterback Jason Shelley hands the ball off to running back Armand Shyne during game against BYU at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. After transferring to Utah State, he’ll be under center for the Aggies when they open their 2020 season at Boise State on Saturday. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Jason Shelley, who quarterbacked the Utes to a dramatic comeback victory over BYU in 2018, is the latest Ute QB to leave program in search of greener pastures When Utah State opens the football season Saturday afternoon, the starting quarterback will be Jason Shelley. Wait, isn’t he the … Yes, he is.… Read More

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When college QBs land on the bench, the quarterback room can change in a hurry

Utah Utes quarterback Jason Shelley hands the ball off to running back Armand Shyne during game against BYU at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. After transferring to Utah State, he’ll be under center for the Aggies when they open their 2020 season at Boise State on Saturday. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Jason Shelley, who quarterbacked the Utes to a dramatic comeback victory over BYU in 2018, is the latest Ute QB to leave program in search of greener pastures When Utah State opens the football season Saturday afternoon, the starting quarterback will be Jason Shelley. Wait, isn’t he the … Yes, he is.… Read More

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What is ‘Dangerous Love’? A former NBA draft expert explains peace building and conflict resolution

Chad Ford, BYU-Hawaii’s director of the David O. McKay Center for International Cultural Understanding, sports his Star Wars’ “Force for Good” T-shirt. | Trent Toone, Deseret News As a senior in high school, Chad Ford wanted to be the next George Lucas. The aspiring young filmmaker lacked the financial resources, but his school counselor suggested his father’s status as a disabled veteran would qualify him for government scholarships that could help pay for his college education. This was his ticket to Hollywood. But Ford’s dreams were crushed when he discovered months later that his father had written to the Veterans Administration the previous year without telling anyone and requested that… Read More

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What is ‘Dangerous Love’? A former NBA draft expert explains peace building and conflict resolution

Chad Ford, BYU-Hawaii’s director of the David O. McKay Center for International Cultural Understanding, sports his Star Wars’ “Force for Good” T-shirt. | Trent Toone, Deseret News As a senior in high school, Chad Ford wanted to be the next George Lucas. The aspiring young filmmaker lacked the financial resources, but his school counselor suggested his father’s status as a disabled veteran would qualify him for government scholarships that could help pay for his college education. This was his ticket to Hollywood. But Ford’s dreams were crushed when he discovered months later that his father had written to the Veterans Administration the previous year without telling anyone and requested that… Read More

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