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A modern land run? Trump move opens Utah to mining claims under 1872 law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw federal protections from millions of acres of Utah wilderness will reopen much of the iconic terrain to gold, silver, copper, and uranium land claims under a Wild West-era mining law, according to federal officials.

Will law should be brought into ‘modern world’

The law around wills should be updated and brought into the “modern world”, the Law Commission for England and Wales has said. The current rules were “unclear” and could be putting people off from making a will, it added. It is considering whether texts, emails and