Woman in Utah on work trip hit by vehicle, killed

LAYTON — An Idaho woman died Saturday night after she was hit by a vehicle in Layton, police said. The crash happened at 9:50 p.m. on 650 N. Main, said Layton Police Lt. Brady Fitzpatrick. An officer who responded to the scene tried to revive the 38-year-old woman, but she died on scene. The woman’s name was not immediately released while family members were being notified, but Fitzpatrick said she was from Idaho and in Layton on a work-related trip. The woman was crossing the street in an area without a crosswalk at the time of the crash, according to the lieutenant. Charges against the driver in the crash weren’t… Read More

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Mick Mulvaney reacted to being confronted with a recording of the quid pro quo comment he made on live TV, saying he didn’t ‘have a perfect press conference’

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney again defended his comment from days earlier in which he acknowledged that the White House withheld $400 million in aid to pressure Ukraine to investigate the 2016 presidential election. Mulvaney said he could see how people took his comments “the wrong way” but said again that was incorrect because he never used the words “quid pro quo.” Mulvaney first shocked reporters at a White House press conference on Thursday when he said Trump dangled hundreds of millions of military aid dollars on the condition that Ukraine would investigate Democrats, a claim that could add fire to the impeachment inquiry by House Democrats.… Read More

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Seahawks-Ravens inactives: Bradley McDougald, Ziggy Ansah out

The Seahawks will do something on Sunday they haven’t done since 2016 – play a game without safety Bradley McDougald. Rost: 3 Seahawks to watch in Week 7 game vs Baltimore Ravens The 28-year-old McDougald has played every game since joining Seattle ahead of the 2017 season, but a back injury that popped up this week resulted in him being downgraded to out before the Seahawks arrived at CenturyLink Field to play the Ravens in a game set for 1:25 p.m. on 710 ESPN Seattle. McDougald will have a streak of starts in 31 straight games ended Sunday, according to Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune. The Seahawks’ secondary,… Read More

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The 12 worst horror movies of all time

Horror movies can be fairly hit or miss — with many movie buffs claiming there are far more misses. Some of these lackluster movies like “Birdemic: Shock and Terror” and “Troll 2” are so bad, they’ve amassed a cult following. Others, like “Death Bed: The Bed that Eats” have not had such luck. Here is a list of 12 of the worst horror movies of all time. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Horror movie fans are a forgiving bunch. The ratio of great to terrible horror movies is far from even, but sometimes all it takes is an interesting idea or innovative kill for a bad one to win… Read More

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One-stop-shop center for veterans is first of its kind in Utah

Veteran Tim Gagnon is pictured outside what will be what will be a new one-stop-shop veterans resource center in Logan on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. | Scott G Winterton, Deseret News LOGAN — Tim Gagnon’s life is pretty good right now. But it hasn’t always been that way. In the years since the Army veteran returned from serving in Afghanistan, he’s experienced — like many veterans — homelessness, joblessness, and the overwhelming confusion and headaches that accompany medical bills. Today, Gagnon has a roof over his head and is a student at Utah State University, where he’s earning an engineering degree. What changed between then and now? In part, connecting… Read More

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Kim Kardashian West wants the governor of Texas to stop execution plans for 21-year death row inmate Rodney Reed

On Saturday, Kim Kardashian West wrote a tweet urging Texas governor Greg Abbott to stop the planned execution of death row inmate Rodney Reed. Reed is scheduled to be executed on November 20. He has been on death row for 21 years after being convicted for the murder of Stacey Stites in 1996. Recently, two new witnesses from the case have come forward and Kardashian West and Reed’s legal team believe their testimonies could help exonerate Reed. Visit Insider’s homepage for more. On Saturday, Kim Kardashian West directed a tweet at Texas Governor Greg Abbott, pleading with him to stop the planned execution of Rodney Reed, a death row inmate… Read More

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Frank Ocean is being criticized for selling an HIV prevention themed t-shirt tied to an exclusive party he hosted

Frank Ocean was the target of online criticism over his use of the HIV/AIDS crisis to promote a new club night and merchandise named after a drug regimen used to prevent HIV infection. PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is a method of HIV prevention that uses the daily pills Truvada or Descovy to block the transmission of the virus. Ocean used the name of the drug to front a new club night called PrEP+ in New York City and as a design for new t-shirts that are being sold on his site alongside new music. Ocean says the party is meant to recreate 1980s gay club culture but in the age… Read More

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Utah moves up to No. 12 in AP poll, Coaches poll after beating Arizona State

Utah Utes running back Zack Moss (2) runs past Arizona State Sun Devils defensive back Kobe Williams (5) during the second half of an NCAA football game at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. | Colter Peterson SALT LAKE CITY — Coming off of a dominant defensive performance in a 21-3 win against No. 17 Arizona State, Utah is moving up in the polls. The Utes (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12), moved up to No. 12 in both the the AP poll and the Coaches poll. Previously, Utah was No. 13 in the AP poll and No. 14 in the Coaches poll. Oregon remains the top Pac-12… Read More

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3 are dead after Chilean protesters staged violent demonstrations over a subway fare hike, burning buildings and bringing the country’s capital to a standstill

Chile has been engulfed in protests for the last week since the country’s government proposed raising fare costs for public transportation. Three people died in a supermarket fire related to the protests, and at least 180 people have been arrested. Thousands marched in the streets of Chile’s capital, Santiago. Chilean president Sebastián Piñera declared a state of emergency, and announced Saturday that the price hike plan would be suspended. However, protests have continued. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Thousands have been protesting in Chile’s capital over the past week since the country’s government proposed raising prices for its public transit system. Photos from the scenes in Santiago, Chile… Read More

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