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  • United States' Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates her third goal against Japan during first half action in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT Kragthorpe: Utahns can claim to have watched World Cup champions
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  • Kerry says Iran nuclear talks ‘can go either way’
    Vienna • Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tamped down growing optimism that agreement is near over a nuclear deal with Iran, saying that negoti...
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  • MLB: 4 Royals to start All-Star Game
    New York • Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City’s Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the A...
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    Season tickets to Pioneer Theatre Company about more than saving money
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    In ‘Sunset Baby,’ actors make story of black revolutionary relevant in white Utah
    For the three actors in the Utah premiere of playwright Dominique Morisseau’s gritty, poetic “Sunset Baby,” the stage drama about a former black revolutionary trying …
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  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry uses crutches as he arrives to inform the media in front of Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran take place in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Kerry is recovering from surgery to repair a broken right femur he suffered during a biking accident. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak) Kerry says Iran nuclear talks ‘can go either way’
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  • PCL baseball: El Paso batters struggling Bees
    Jake Goebbert went 3 for 3 with three RBIs and El Paso scored at least one run in each of the first six innings Sunday during a lopsided 13-7 victory ...
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  • One seriously hurt in central Utah rollover
    One person was seriously hurt Sunday in a Juab County rollover. The rollover occurred about 1:30 p.m. on U.S. Route 6, south of Eureka, according to a...
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    Official projection shows ‘no’ winning in Greek referendum
    Athens, Greece • Greece faced an uncharted future as its interior ministry predicted Sunday that more than 60 percent of voters in a hastily called …
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  • British born model Naomi Campbell, center, and Russian model Irina Shayk, right, attend Versace's fall-winter 2015/2016 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) Versace kicks off Paris couture week in style
    Paris • Actress Michelle Rodriguez and model Naomi Campbell joined celebrity attendees Sunday at the start of Paris’ fall-winter 2015-16 haute couture...
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  • United States teammates, from left to right, Morgan Brian (14), Tobin Heath (17), Alex Morgan (13), Lauren Holiday (12), Carli Lloyd (10) and Ali Krieger (11) celebrate after Lloyd's second goal against Japan during the first half of the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Sunday, July 5, 2015. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT U.S. defeats Japan 5-2 for 3rd WWC title
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  • Kaye Coleman, Utah champion for working women and host to Maya Angelou, dies
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    Whatever happened to Lagoon’s Patio Gardens — where Hendrix, the Stones, The Who and other big acts got their groove on
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  • Trey Lyles poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected 12th overall by the Utah Jazz during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NBA: Utah Jazz Summer League full of intrigue
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Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans (40) tries to keep the ball from Dallas Mavericks center Bernard James (55), in NBA action in the final home game of the season at EnergySolutions Arena, Salt Lake City, Monday, April 13, 2015. Evans reaches two-year deal with Dallas
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Fred Adams at the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Saturday, July 5, 2014 At 84, founder of Utah Shakespeare Festival is energetic thespian
    St. George • Fred C. Adams, the 84-year-old founder of southern Utah’s annual Shakespeare festival, is still going strong, overseeing an event that ha...
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    Greece appears to cave to demands, but Europe skeptical
    Athens, Greece • Greece’s government appeared to be caving into demands from its creditors on Wednesday, offering concessions in a desperate attempt to get more …
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  • Serena Williams of the United States celebrates after winning a point against Heather Watson of Britain during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Friday July 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Tennis: All-Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon
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  • Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, center, waves to his supporters after voting at a polling station in Athens, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Greeks were voting Sunday in a bailout referendum that will decide the country's future, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors' proposals for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans or defiantly reject the deal. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Official projection shows ‘no’ winning in Greek referendum
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  • This day in Salt Lake City's PCL history: July 5
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Real Salt Lake forward Olmes Garcia (13) reacts after a failed attacking opportunity during the first half of their match against Orlando City SC at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday, July 4, 2015. Home-field advantage eluding Real Salt Lake this season
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  • St. George boy nearly drowns in backyard pool
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  • Rep. Richard Idaho’s gay marriage ban remains in state constitution
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  • Police stand guard near a billboard of Pope Francis covered by the Spanish words: On his native turf, Pope Francis touches on cherished issues
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    Montreal • David Villa scored twice to help New York City FC beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night. Josh Saunders had eight saves as NYCFC (5...
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Utah Speaker of the House, Greg Hughes, R-Draper, poses with Bees catcher Charlie Cutler after Hughes threw out one of many opening day ceremonial pitches prior to the Bees' home opener. The Salt Lake Bees opened their 2015 season against the Sacramento River Cats at Smith's Ballpark, Friday, April 17, 2015. Salt Lake Bees: El Paso holds off Salt Lake for 8-6 victory
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  • NBA: Ex-Jazzman Koufos, Sacramento Kings agree to 4-year, $33 million deal
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