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SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017




Israeli police investigates the scene of an attack in Jerusalem Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. A Palestinian rammed his truck into a group of Israeli soldiers , killing four people and wounding 17 others. (Mahmoud Illean / Associated Press)

SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 3:59 P.M.

Truck attack kills 4 Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

A Palestinian truck driver rammed his vehicle into a crowd of Israeli soldiers at a popular Jerusalem tourist spot Sunday, killing four people and wounding 17 others in the deadliest single attack of more than a year of Israeli-Palestinian violence.

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Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, pictured in 2015, died at age 82 on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (Ebrahim Noroozi / AP)

SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 3:41 P.M.

Iran’s former leader Rafsanjani dies

Iran’s former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday after a decades-long career in the ruling elite, where his moderate views were not always welcome but his cunning guided him through revolution, war and the country’s turbulent politics.

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SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017


SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 11:33 P.M.

Trump: Only ‘stupid’ people, fools oppose better Russia ties

President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday that “only ‘stupid’ people, or fools” would dismiss closer ties with Russia, and he seemed unswayed after his classified briefing on an intelligence report that accused Moscow of meddling on his behalf in the election that catapulted him to power.

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SATURDAY, JAN. 7, 2017, 10:24 P.M.

U.S. consular official shot in Mexico

MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities are looking for a gunman who shot and wounded a U.S. consular official in the western city of Guadalajara. Surveillance video of Friday’s attack shows a gunman trailing the American official into a city parking ...

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Blogs

The week that was…

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, co-host Melissa Davlin interviews outgoing U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy Olson, and Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls. The show also ...



Parting Shot — 2.24.17

Veteran Ron Goodall stands by his Harley-Davidson three-wheeler revving the engine to disrupt Friday's Where's Cathy demonstration at the Walla Walla County Courthouse along Main Street, Walla Walla, Wash. The ...


Baumgartner town hall Saturday

It may not have the passion and excitement of a congressional town hall meeting, but state Sen. Mike Baumgartner will hold a legislative town hall meeting on Saturday. Baumgartner, a ...