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Wuhan, China • Top-ranked Serena Williams retired from her second-round match due to a viral illness at the Wuhan Open on Tuesday, dropping a third match to Alize Cornet this year. Williams, playing her first match since winning the U.S. Open, had just converted a break point for a 6-5 lead and was clearly hot and bothered when she asked for treatment beside the court. She withdrew moments later and was helped from the court by a trainer. Cornet beat Williams at Dubai in February and had a third... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58446154@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:30:02 MDT Police deliver pie after Pizza Hut driver hurt http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446149-68/pizza-driver-http-hurt.html.csp Portland, Ore. • After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Steve Huckins tells KOIN (http://bit.ly/1rivLl5) that he and his wife were concerned Sept. 1 when the officers showed up at their home, but they started laughing when they received the pizza. They’re thanking Officers Michael Filbert and Royce Curtiss for going out of their way. The Pizza Hut driver hurt his neck and back in the collision at an intersecti... Portland, Ore. • After a pizza delivery driver was injured in a crash in Portland, Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him. Steve Huckins tells KOIN (http://bit.ly/1rivLl5) that he and his wife were concerned Sept. 1 when the officers showed up at their home, but they started laughing when they received the pizza. They’re thanking Officers Michael Filbert and Royce Curtiss for going out of their way. The Pizza Hut driver hurt his neck and back in the collision at an intersecti... 58446149@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:29:01 MDT Stock markets down early after U.S. bombs Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446134-79/percent-fell-0.1-markets.csp New York • U.S. stocks are mostly lower following disappointing economic news and U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 24 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,147 as of 10 a.m. Mountain time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 fell a point, or 0.1 percent, to 1,992. The Nasdaq composite edged up three points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,531. CarMax plunged 9 percent after reporting earnings that didn’t meet analysts’ expectations. European markets ... New York • U.S. stocks are mostly lower following disappointing economic news and U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 24 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,147 as of 10 a.m. Mountain time Tuesday. The Standard & Poor’s 500 fell a point, or 0.1 percent, to 1,992. The Nasdaq composite edged up three points, or 0.1 percent, to 4,531. CarMax plunged 9 percent after reporting earnings that didn’t meet analysts’ expectations. European markets ... 58446134@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:27:01 MDT Tennis: Nadal’s coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446142-77/cup-nadal-tennis-leon.html.csp Barcelona, Spain • Rafael Nadal’s coach criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain’s Davis Cup team on Tuesday, arguing there are substantial differences between the men’s and women’s games. His comments have been labeled sexist by Spain’s leading political parties, and go against both the backing the decision has received from others in tennis and the history of the sport in the Mediterranean country. Gala Leon, a former WTA player, became the first woman to be appointed capt... Barcelona, Spain • Rafael Nadal’s coach criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain’s Davis Cup team on Tuesday, arguing there are substantial differences between the men’s and women’s games. His comments have been labeled sexist by Spain’s leading political parties, and go against both the backing the decision has received from others in tennis and the history of the sport in the Mediterranean country. Gala Leon, a former WTA player, became the first woman to be appointed capt... 58446142@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:27:01 MDT Obama scores coalition victory with Arab strikes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446120-68/obama-state-islamic-york.html.csp New York • For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he has reluctantly embraced. The U.S. announced the strikes hours before Obama was due to arrive in New York for three days of talks with foreign leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly. The cooperation by Arab partners provided a significant b... New York • For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he has reluctantly embraced. The U.S. announced the strikes hours before Obama was due to arrive in New York for three days of talks with foreign leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly. The cooperation by Arab partners provided a significant b... 58446120@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:22:02 MDT China factory index ticks up, easing growth fears http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446111-79/china-growth-month-report.html.csp Hong Kong • Growth in China’s sprawling manufacturing industry unexpectedly ticked higher in September, according to a report Tuesday, easing concerns about the No. 2 economy’s recovery. HSBC’s purchasing manager index edged up to 50.5 this month from 50.2 in August, based on a 100-point scale on which numbers below 50 indicate contraction. Analysts had expected the reading to fall for a second month, dragged down by the slumping property market. August’s PMI reading was a sharp fall from the 18... Hong Kong • Growth in China’s sprawling manufacturing industry unexpectedly ticked higher in September, according to a report Tuesday, easing concerns about the No. 2 economy’s recovery. HSBC’s purchasing manager index edged up to 50.5 this month from 50.2 in August, based on a 100-point scale on which numbers below 50 indicate contraction. Analysts had expected the reading to fall for a second month, dragged down by the slumping property market. August’s PMI reading was a sharp fall from the 18... 58446111@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:20:02 MDT U.N. to leaders: Set ‘new course’ on climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446107-68/climate-leaders-nations-ban.html.csp United Nations • Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday made promises of billions of dollars and better care of planet Earth. Tuesday’s one-day summit at the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering of more than 100 world leaders is a forum for non-binding pledges. It was designed to lay the groundwork for a new global treaty to tackle climate change in December 2015. “Today... United Nations • Challenged by the United Nations chief to set a new course for a warming globe and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases, world leader after world leader Tuesday made promises of billions of dollars and better care of planet Earth. Tuesday’s one-day summit at the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering of more than 100 world leaders is a forum for non-binding pledges. It was designed to lay the groundwork for a new global treaty to tackle climate change in December 2015. “Today... 58446107@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:18:02 MDT Air France pilots protest as premier spurns strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446064-79/france-pilots-strike-company.html.csp Paris • Scores of striking Air France pilots took their protest to the streets on Tuesday, demonstrating in full uniform outside of France’s National Assembly to demand government intervention to end an eight-day standoff. Parent company Air France-KLM says about half of all Air France flights have been cancelled since the strike started. The pilots oppose the proposed expansion of its low-cost carrier, Transavia, which the company sees as a way to cut costs and stay competitive. Air France says... Paris • Scores of striking Air France pilots took their protest to the streets on Tuesday, demonstrating in full uniform outside of France’s National Assembly to demand government intervention to end an eight-day standoff. Parent company Air France-KLM says about half of all Air France flights have been cancelled since the strike started. The pilots oppose the proposed expansion of its low-cost carrier, Transavia, which the company sees as a way to cut costs and stay competitive. Air France says... 58446064@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:11:02 MDT U.S. clampdown on tax maneuver leaves its mark http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446043-79/percent-companies-overseas-tax.html.csp New York • A handful of companies pursuing overseas deals that could lower their tax rates are under pressure after the U.S. unveiled rules that would make those deals less lucrative. The Treasury Department announced new regulations Monday that would make it less lucrative to pursue a so-called inversion. Under such a deal, an American company buys a foreign firm, then re-incorporates overseas. The pharmaceutical company AbbVie, based in Chicago, reached an agreement to buy Dublin-based Shire i... New York • A handful of companies pursuing overseas deals that could lower their tax rates are under pressure after the U.S. unveiled rules that would make those deals less lucrative. The Treasury Department announced new regulations Monday that would make it less lucrative to pursue a so-called inversion. Under such a deal, an American company buys a foreign firm, then re-incorporates overseas. The pharmaceutical company AbbVie, based in Chicago, reached an agreement to buy Dublin-based Shire i... 58446043@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:07:01 MDT U.S.: Ebola cases could hit 1.4 million by mid-Jan. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446045-68/cases-ebola-health-million.html.csp London • New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically — the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone — unless efforts to curb the outbreak are significantly ramped up. Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases in West Africa has reached an estimated 5,800 illnesses and over 2,800 deaths. But the U.N. health agency has warned that tallies of recorded ... London • New estimates by the World Health Organization and the U.S. health agency are warning that the number of Ebola cases could soar dramatically — the U.S. says up to 1.4 million by mid-January in two nations alone — unless efforts to curb the outbreak are significantly ramped up. Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases in West Africa has reached an estimated 5,800 illnesses and over 2,800 deaths. But the U.N. health agency has warned that tallies of recorded ... 58446045@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:04:02 MDT UK regulator fines Barclays record $62 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58446024-79/barclays-million-record-bank.html.csp London • U.K. regulators fined Barclays Bank Plc, Britain’s second-biggest bank, a record $62 million)for failing to properly protect client assets. The Financial Conduct Authority said Tuesday that the penalty was the largest ever for such violations and reflected significant weakness in the systems and controls at Barclays’ investment banking division between November 2007 and January 2012. Tracey McDermott, FCA director of enforcement and financial crime, says Barclays “failed to apply the le... London • U.K. regulators fined Barclays Bank Plc, Britain’s second-biggest bank, a record $62 million)for failing to properly protect client assets. The Financial Conduct Authority said Tuesday that the penalty was the largest ever for such violations and reflected significant weakness in the systems and controls at Barclays’ investment banking division between November 2007 and January 2012. Tracey McDermott, FCA director of enforcement and financial crime, says Barclays “failed to apply the le... 58446024@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:03:02 MDT Life term for China scholar chills ethnic dialogue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446039-68/ethnic-china-ilham-uighurs.html.csp Beijing • A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing minorities, scholars and analysts said. A court found economics professor Ilham Tohti, an ethnic Uighur Muslim, guilty of separatism and sentenced him to life in prison. It was the most severe penalty in a decade for illegal political speech in China and eclipsed the 11-year jail sentence given Nobel Peace Prize la... Beijing • A life sentence given to a moderate Chinese scholar on Tuesday shows the ruling Communist Party is cutting off dialogue on ethnic tensions and could backfire by radicalizing minorities, scholars and analysts said. A court found economics professor Ilham Tohti, an ethnic Uighur Muslim, guilty of separatism and sentenced him to life in prison. It was the most severe penalty in a decade for illegal political speech in China and eclipsed the 11-year jail sentence given Nobel Peace Prize la... 58446039@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:03:02 MDT Shoemaker Jimmy Choo to list shares in London http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445908-79/choo-jimmy-london-list.html.csp London • Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has announced plans to list at least a quarter of its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month. The designer label, which recorded sales of $462 million in 2013, said it is looking to expand in Asia and other new markets, and plans to open 10 to 15 stores per year. Malaysian-born designer Jimmy Choo and the brand’s co-founder Tamara Mellon opened their first store in London in 1996. It is now owned by private investment firm JAB Luxury, which acquired i... London • Luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo has announced plans to list at least a quarter of its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month. The designer label, which recorded sales of $462 million in 2013, said it is looking to expand in Asia and other new markets, and plans to open 10 to 15 stores per year. Malaysian-born designer Jimmy Choo and the brand’s co-founder Tamara Mellon opened their first store in London in 1996. It is now owned by private investment firm JAB Luxury, which acquired i... 58445908@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:01:02 MDT Golf: McDowell seeking redemption at Ryder Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446018-77/mcdowell-cup-ryder-bit.html.csp Gleneagles, Scotland • Two years after the “Miracle of Medinah,” it’s not just the Americans seeking redemption at the Ryder Cup. Graeme McDowell holed the winning putt for Europe at Celtic Manor in 2010 but was a peripheral figure in Medinah, earning one point from four matches as his partnership with Rory McIlroy struggled. Europe’s come-from-behind victory, from 10-5 down at one stage on Saturday evening, has gone down in lore but it was tinged with disappointment for the Northern Irishman. “... Gleneagles, Scotland • Two years after the “Miracle of Medinah,” it’s not just the Americans seeking redemption at the Ryder Cup. Graeme McDowell holed the winning putt for Europe at Celtic Manor in 2010 but was a peripheral figure in Medinah, earning one point from four matches as his partnership with Rory McIlroy struggled. Europe’s come-from-behind victory, from 10-5 down at one stage on Saturday evening, has gone down in lore but it was tinged with disappointment for the Northern Irishman. “... 58446018@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:01:02 MDT Miss America admits she was forced out of sorority http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58446006-68/kazantsev-sorority-america-hazing.html.csp New York • Miss America Kira Kazantsev said Tuesday that she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denied a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students. Kazantsev said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that she was asked to leave the Alpha Phi sorority at Hofstra University after sending an email to alumni that included what she said was a joke about making an event “scary” for pledges. The website Jezebel reported Monday, ba... New York • Miss America Kira Kazantsev said Tuesday that she was removed from her college sorority over a letter that made light of hazing, but she denied a report that she was involved in aggressively hazing fellow students. Kazantsev said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that she was asked to leave the Alpha Phi sorority at Hofstra University after sending an email to alumni that included what she said was a joke about making an event “scary” for pledges. The website Jezebel reported Monday, ba... 58446006@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:00:02 MDT BYU Cougars enter bye week concerned about spotty defense http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58443151-88/byu-happy-howell-defensive.html.csp Provo • How good is this BYU football team that is 4-0, ranked No. 20 in the Associated Press Top 25 and winning games against rather average opponents by an average of 18.7 points? It’s a debate that rages nationally, and will continue to make headlines as long as the Cougars keep winning — although there should be a bit of a reprieve this week because BYU has a bye before facing Utah State on Oct. 3. One theory: BYU is an average football team with a great quarterback. Last Saturday against V... Provo • How good is this BYU football team that is 4-0, ranked No. 20 in the Associated Press Top 25 and winning games against rather average opponents by an average of 18.7 points? It’s a debate that rages nationally, and will continue to make headlines as long as the Cougars keep winning — although there should be a bit of a reprieve this week because BYU has a bye before facing Utah State on Oct. 3. One theory: BYU is an average football team with a great quarterback. Last Saturday against V... 58443151@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:59:38 MDT NFL: Depleted Steelers sign linebacker James Harrison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446001-77/steelers-harrison-depleted-james.html.csp Pittsburgh • So much for James Harrison’s retirement. The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing back the volatile five-time Pro Bowler to bring a veteran presence to a depleted linebacker group. The 36-year-old posted a picture on Twitter on Tuesday morning, writing done deal next to a photo of him signing a contract. Harrison retired as a member of the Steelers less than three weeks ago after spending the 2013 season with the Cincinnati Bengals. He cited the need to be close to his sons. Playing for... Pittsburgh • So much for James Harrison’s retirement. The Pittsburgh Steelers are bringing back the volatile five-time Pro Bowler to bring a veteran presence to a depleted linebacker group. The 36-year-old posted a picture on Twitter on Tuesday morning, writing done deal next to a photo of him signing a contract. Harrison retired as a member of the Steelers less than three weeks ago after spending the 2013 season with the Cincinnati Bengals. He cited the need to be close to his sons. Playing for... 58446001@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:58:02 MDT Chemistry is elementary in Utah Shakespeare Festival’s new plays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58416511-223/holmes-sherlock-says-watson.html.csp If would take a very clever series of deductions to figure out just why we’ve fallen so hard, again, for mystery stories turning on the bromance between tweedy supersleuth Sherlock Holmes and his commenting-on-the-action sidekick, Dr. John Watson. There are plenty of clues to reveal the outsized pop-culture love of this fictional odd couple. Consider the box-office-smashing big-screen chemistry between Robert Downey Jr.’s Holmes and Jude Law’s Watson. And then there’s the mesmerizing, career-mak... If would take a very clever series of deductions to figure out just why we’ve fallen so hard, again, for mystery stories turning on the bromance between tweedy supersleuth Sherlock Holmes and his commenting-on-the-action sidekick, Dr. John Watson. There are plenty of clues to reveal the outsized pop-culture love of this fictional odd couple. Consider the box-office-smashing big-screen chemistry between Robert Downey Jr.’s Holmes and Jude Law’s Watson. And then there’s the mesmerizing, career-mak... 58416511@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Meet the maestro of Utah’s TV chefs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58420414-223/woolley-bryan-kutv-chef.html.csp Bryan Woolley’s recipe for becoming a successful television chef calls for natural talent mixed with hard work and just a pinch of luck. “Basically, I was in the right place at the right time,” said the chef for KUTV Ch. 2. Twenty years ago, Woolley was teaching bread-making classes at a Logan culinary shop when a Salt Lake City news station (not KUTV) called. They were looking for a chef who could do a regular on-air cooking segment. “My boss literally passed the phone to me,” said Woolley, who... Bryan Woolley’s recipe for becoming a successful television chef calls for natural talent mixed with hard work and just a pinch of luck. “Basically, I was in the right place at the right time,” said the chef for KUTV Ch. 2. Twenty years ago, Woolley was teaching bread-making classes at a Logan culinary shop when a Salt Lake City news station (not KUTV) called. They were looking for a chef who could do a regular on-air cooking segment. “My boss literally passed the phone to me,” said Woolley, who... 58420414@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Cannella’s restaurant in Salt Lake City gets a Baja-inspired sibling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58424599-223/taco-cannella-lake-salt.html.csp Cannella’s, a favorite spot for pizza, pasta and other Italian specialties, recently added a Baja-inspired sibling to its family. Taco Taco, located next door to Cannella’s at 208 E. 500 South in Salt Lake City, specializes in “elevated street tacos,” said owner Joe Cannella. Diners can order tacos, quesadillas and burritos filled with a choice of protein, such as authentic al pastor and chicken mole, or even vegetarian zucchini blossoms. Customize the order with one of several fresh salsas. T... Cannella’s, a favorite spot for pizza, pasta and other Italian specialties, recently added a Baja-inspired sibling to its family. Taco Taco, located next door to Cannella’s at 208 E. 500 South in Salt Lake City, specializes in “elevated street tacos,” said owner Joe Cannella. Diners can order tacos, quesadillas and burritos filled with a choice of protein, such as authentic al pastor and chicken mole, or even vegetarian zucchini blossoms. Customize the order with one of several fresh salsas. T... 58424599@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Adam Driver shifts into hyper drive http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58425588-223/driver-config-data-says.html.csp Toronto • It comes as something of a shock to be talking with Adam Driver and hear so little cursing. Nothing is thrown. No explicit sexual act is performed. Lena Dunham’s “Girls,” has obviously colored impressions of the 30-year-old actor, as has the kind of language often used to describe his performances — words like “primal,” “animalistic” and “raw.” But the gulf between Driver and his “Girls” character (also named Adam), is surprisingly — and impressively — vast. Unlike the intense, unpredi... Toronto • It comes as something of a shock to be talking with Adam Driver and hear so little cursing. Nothing is thrown. No explicit sexual act is performed. Lena Dunham’s “Girls,” has obviously colored impressions of the 30-year-old actor, as has the kind of language often used to describe his performances — words like “primal,” “animalistic” and “raw.” But the gulf between Driver and his “Girls” character (also named Adam), is surprisingly — and impressively — vast. Unlike the intense, unpredi... 58425588@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Concert review: Utah Chamber Artists reveal cathedral’s visual, sonic splendor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58434052-223/cathedral-artists-chamber-concert.html.csp Every year, Utah Chamber Artists artistic director Barlow Bradford and lighting designer Christopher Dance find new ways to capitalize on the visual and sonic splendors of Salt Lake City’s Cathedral of the Madeleine. This year’s edition of the popular Collage Concerts might be the best yet. The centerpiece was Erik Esenvalds’ short, powerful oratorio “Passion and Resurrection.” Soprano Michelle Dean filled the cathedral with her expressive chanting as Dance filled the space with light, directing... Every year, Utah Chamber Artists artistic director Barlow Bradford and lighting designer Christopher Dance find new ways to capitalize on the visual and sonic splendors of Salt Lake City’s Cathedral of the Madeleine. This year’s edition of the popular Collage Concerts might be the best yet. The centerpiece was Erik Esenvalds’ short, powerful oratorio “Passion and Resurrection.” Soprano Michelle Dean filled the cathedral with her expressive chanting as Dance filled the space with light, directing... 58434052@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Fall TV: Color lines are blurred in Fox comedy ‘black-ish’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58436476-223/black-ish-ross-comedy.html.csp Tracee Ellis Ross delivers perhaps the funniest line you’ll hear on a sitcom this fall. The character she plays on ABC’s comedy “black-ish” is, like Ross, an appealing mix of beauty, smarts and zaniness. She is totally plausible as a savvy mother of four and the loving wife of an up-and-coming ad exec (co-star Anthony Anderson), not to mention a busy anesthesiologist. In this upscale African-American family, Dr. Rainbow Johnson also happens to be biracial. This occasionally spurs Andre, her hubb... Tracee Ellis Ross delivers perhaps the funniest line you’ll hear on a sitcom this fall. The character she plays on ABC’s comedy “black-ish” is, like Ross, an appealing mix of beauty, smarts and zaniness. She is totally plausible as a savvy mother of four and the loving wife of an up-and-coming ad exec (co-star Anthony Anderson), not to mention a busy anesthesiologist. In this upscale African-American family, Dr. Rainbow Johnson also happens to be biracial. This occasionally spurs Andre, her hubb... 58436476@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Ann Cannon: A deal with the dentist, a friendship for the ages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58441545-223/devan-teeth-dad-friends.html.csp I’ve told you this story before, right? The one about my brothers and me and what horrible teeth we all had when we were little? Our teeth were so bad our parents would have had to refinance the house just to pay for dental work. Here’s what my parents did instead. Whenever our dad had business in Northern California, he’d pile everyone into the station wagon and take us with him. Along the way we’d stop at his old college buddy’s dentist office in San Leandro where DeVan “Doc” Robins took care ... I’ve told you this story before, right? The one about my brothers and me and what horrible teeth we all had when we were little? Our teeth were so bad our parents would have had to refinance the house just to pay for dental work. Here’s what my parents did instead. Whenever our dad had business in Northern California, he’d pile everyone into the station wagon and take us with him. Along the way we’d stop at his old college buddy’s dentist office in San Leandro where DeVan “Doc” Robins took care ... 58441545@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT New album ’Ghostlight’ proves Betty Buckley not bound by Broadway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442550-223/buckley-broadway-theater-album.html.csp Underestimate Betty Buckley at your own peril. One man foolishly did while the singer and actress was starring as a mom in the TV series “Eight is Enough.” Every six weeks or so, between shooting episodes in Los Angeles from 1977-81, Buckley would fly to New York for singing lessons, “keen on getting back and singing in musical theater again.” Buckley remembered sharing this information with one of her series’ young producers. “He goes, ‘Oh, Betty. You have such delusions of grandeur.’ He said, ... Underestimate Betty Buckley at your own peril. One man foolishly did while the singer and actress was starring as a mom in the TV series “Eight is Enough.” Every six weeks or so, between shooting episodes in Los Angeles from 1977-81, Buckley would fly to New York for singing lessons, “keen on getting back and singing in musical theater again.” Buckley remembered sharing this information with one of her series’ young producers. “He goes, ‘Oh, Betty. You have such delusions of grandeur.’ He said, ... 58442550@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT ’The Voice’ returns tonight with Pharrell, Stefani http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442627-223/stefani-voice-pharrell-really.html.csp Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt. But the 44-year-old singer and fashion designer said joining the all-male coaching team on NBC’s reality singing competition “The Voice” has tested her tolerance. “I have to say Adam (Levine) has really, you know, the bar has been risen with him. He is nasty and naughty and dirty and disgusting and he really has no filter. And it’s just really shocking,” Stefani jok... Gwen Stefani is surrounded by men. She has three sons with husband Gavin Rossdale and is the only female in her rock band No Doubt. But the 44-year-old singer and fashion designer said joining the all-male coaching team on NBC’s reality singing competition “The Voice” has tested her tolerance. “I have to say Adam (Levine) has really, you know, the bar has been risen with him. He is nasty and naughty and dirty and disgusting and he really has no filter. And it’s just really shocking,” Stefani jok... 58442627@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Pink Floyd sets Nov. 10 release date for new album http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58442716-223/album-band-floyd-gilmour.html.csp Pink Floyd’s new album will arrive on Nov. 10. A Monday news release gives fresh details about “The Endless River,” the British rock ‘n’ roll group’s first new material in 20 years. The 18-song double album features band members David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, who died in 2008. Roger Waters left the group in 1985 and isn’t involved. The album was assembled from 20 hours of material recorded during the band’s 1993 sessions for “The Division Bell.” Gilmour says in the release that th... Pink Floyd’s new album will arrive on Nov. 10. A Monday news release gives fresh details about “The Endless River,” the British rock ‘n’ roll group’s first new material in 20 years. The 18-song double album features band members David Gilmour, Nick Mason and Richard Wright, who died in 2008. Roger Waters left the group in 1985 and isn’t involved. The album was assembled from 20 hours of material recorded during the band’s 1993 sessions for “The Division Bell.” Gilmour says in the release that th... 58442716@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Shonda Rhimes lays claim to Thursday nights on ABC http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58443080-223/rhimes-shondaland-abc-feel.html.csp Let’s just go ahead and make it official. “Thursday” should be renamed “Shonday.” At least it should on ABC, which has handed its entire Thursday prime-time schedule to drama doyenne Shonda Rhimes. Starting this week locally at 7 p.m., it’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” with Rhimes the showrunner for this medical melodrama’s 11th season. At 9 p.m., “Scandal” begins its fourth year with Rhimes also serving as showrunner. Then, closing out Shonday at 9 p.m., “How To Get Away With Murder” premieres with Viola ... Let’s just go ahead and make it official. “Thursday” should be renamed “Shonday.” At least it should on ABC, which has handed its entire Thursday prime-time schedule to drama doyenne Shonda Rhimes. Starting this week locally at 7 p.m., it’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” with Rhimes the showrunner for this medical melodrama’s 11th season. At 9 p.m., “Scandal” begins its fourth year with Rhimes also serving as showrunner. Then, closing out Shonday at 9 p.m., “How To Get Away With Murder” premieres with Viola ... 58443080@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Sponsored: 6 foods you make in culinary school that you probably never made at home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58445664-223/culinary-pcculinary-com-http.html.csp So you think you can cook? Maybe your football buddies rave every time you fire up the grill or your family begs you to bring your signature peach cobbler to the annual reunion. You secretly toy with the idea of going to culinary school every time you watch ‘Cupcake Wars’ but you aren’t sure what’s on the menu. We caught up with the faculty of Park City Culinary Institute (PCCI) to get the scoop on the foods students learn how to make in their upcoming Winter program. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;img... So you think you can cook? Maybe your football buddies rave every time you fire up the grill or your family begs you to bring your signature peach cobbler to the annual reunion. You secretly toy with the idea of going to culinary school every time you watch ‘Cupcake Wars’ but you aren’t sure what’s on the menu. We caught up with the faculty of Park City Culinary Institute (PCCI) to get the scoop on the foods students learn how to make in their upcoming Winter program. &lt;freeform&gt; &lt;img... 58445664@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Rare Warhol paintings could bring $130M at NYC auction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58445972-223/auction-warhol-elvis-130.html.csp New York • Elvis Presley. Marlon Brando. Andy Warhol. The A-list trifecta of music, film and art is being offered at Christie’s auction house in November. “Triple Elvis (Ferus Type)” and “Four Marlons” rate among Warhol’s most famous portraits. Christie’s says the works have never appeared at auction and could bring a combined total of $130 million when they go up for bid on Nov. 12. They’re being sold separately, and estimates for each weren’t yet available. The Elvis was executed in ink and si... New York • Elvis Presley. Marlon Brando. Andy Warhol. The A-list trifecta of music, film and art is being offered at Christie’s auction house in November. “Triple Elvis (Ferus Type)” and “Four Marlons” rate among Warhol’s most famous portraits. Christie’s says the works have never appeared at auction and could bring a combined total of $130 million when they go up for bid on Nov. 12. They’re being sold separately, and estimates for each weren’t yet available. The Elvis was executed in ink and si... 58445972@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Paula Deen documentary tells her side of downfall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58445994-223/deen-documentary-content-network.html.csp Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that decimated her career, but you’ll need to pay to hear it. The former Food Network star has been working on a documentary about herself and her downfall — triggered in 2013 by her acknowledgment that she’d used a racial slur in the past — but it will only be available to subscribers of her new website, the Paula Deen Network. Recipe content on the site will be free, but viewers will need to pay $9.99 a month to view vi... Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that decimated her career, but you’ll need to pay to hear it. The former Food Network star has been working on a documentary about herself and her downfall — triggered in 2013 by her acknowledgment that she’d used a racial slur in the past — but it will only be available to subscribers of her new website, the Paula Deen Network. Recipe content on the site will be free, but viewers will need to pay $9.99 a month to view vi... 58445994@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:57:01 MDT Salt Lake City bicyclist in serious condition after hitting SUV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58445889-78/suv-bicyclist-lake-salt.html.csp A 20-year-old Salt Lake City man was in serious condition after crashing into an SUV that suddenly pulled in front of him. Police said the man was riding westbound on 300 South, on the sidewalk, when the SUV exited an alley at 1220 East at about 4:15 p.m. The bicyclist was unable to stop in time to avoid smashing into the vehicle’s passenger-side door. The bicyclist was rushed to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and was expected to recover. The SUV’s driver was unhurt. No citation... A 20-year-old Salt Lake City man was in serious condition after crashing into an SUV that suddenly pulled in front of him. Police said the man was riding westbound on 300 South, on the sidewalk, when the SUV exited an alley at 1220 East at about 4:15 p.m. The bicyclist was unable to stop in time to avoid smashing into the vehicle’s passenger-side door. The bicyclist was rushed to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and was expected to recover. The SUV’s driver was unhurt. No citation... 58445889@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:56:30 MDT CF Industries, Yara in talks on possible merger http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445979-79/yara-fertilizer-industries-merger.html.csp Deerfield, Ill. • CF Industries is in preliminary talks with Norway’s Yara International about a possible merger that would create a mammoth player in the fertilizer industry. The combined company would have a market capitalization of more than $26 billion, second only to Potash Corp. of Canada. However, it would have annual sales of about $20 billion, almost three times that of Potash. Yara International ASA confirmed the talks Tuesday, but both companies say there is no guarantee that a deal w... Deerfield, Ill. • CF Industries is in preliminary talks with Norway’s Yara International about a possible merger that would create a mammoth player in the fertilizer industry. The combined company would have a market capitalization of more than $26 billion, second only to Potash Corp. of Canada. However, it would have annual sales of about $20 billion, almost three times that of Potash. Yara International ASA confirmed the talks Tuesday, but both companies say there is no guarantee that a deal w... 58445979@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:56:02 MDT Scott D. Pierce: 13 returning TV faves to watch this week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58433102-223/season-iframe-abc-wednesday.html.csp If you’re a fan of “Sleepy Hollow” (Monday, 8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), you already know the truth about the Fox show — it’s absolutely insane. It is, after all, a show about Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison), who awakens after 250 years to do battle with the Headless Horseman and various other evil beings who are determined to bring about Armageddon.It’s great fun, but it’s nuts. And viewers aren’t the only ones who think so. Mison said he gets that same feeling with “every script.” “I mean, that’s why I lov... If you’re a fan of “Sleepy Hollow” (Monday, 8 p.m., Fox/Ch. 13), you already know the truth about the Fox show — it’s absolutely insane. It is, after all, a show about Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison), who awakens after 250 years to do battle with the Headless Horseman and various other evil beings who are determined to bring about Armageddon.It’s great fun, but it’s nuts. And viewers aren’t the only ones who think so. Mison said he gets that same feeling with “every script.” “I mean, that’s why I lov... 58433102@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:52:33 MDT Review: Lee Ann Womack heads off in new direction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58441549-223/womack-ann-lee-cmt.html.csp For more than a decade, Lee Ann Womack ranked as the most traditional female artist in contemporary country music, holding on to old-school values in themes and arrangements as others in the genre kept incorporating more pop rhythms and rock energy. With the beautiful and moving “The Way I’m Livin’,” her first album in six years, Womack turns completely against the grain of modern Nashville. Instead, she focuses on stripped-down, emotionally raw songs that bring out the best in her voice, which ... For more than a decade, Lee Ann Womack ranked as the most traditional female artist in contemporary country music, holding on to old-school values in themes and arrangements as others in the genre kept incorporating more pop rhythms and rock energy. With the beautiful and moving “The Way I’m Livin’,” her first album in six years, Womack turns completely against the grain of modern Nashville. Instead, she focuses on stripped-down, emotionally raw songs that bring out the best in her voice, which ... 58441549@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:51:38 MDT Review: Kenny Chesney shows the way on new album http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58441592-223/chesney-album-kenny-revival.html.csp Kenny Chesney took a year off before recording his new album, “The Big Revival,” and it shows. Cohesive in scope, “The Big Revival” suggests the veteran country star is determined to extend his two-decade string of top 10 hits — something he has achieved with first single, “American Kids.” Chesney has continually tinkered with his sound, growing more introspective in recent years while remaining the king of the arena sing-along. Chesney’s forte is that even his rockers offer snapshots of the liv... Kenny Chesney took a year off before recording his new album, “The Big Revival,” and it shows. Cohesive in scope, “The Big Revival” suggests the veteran country star is determined to extend his two-decade string of top 10 hits — something he has achieved with first single, “American Kids.” Chesney has continually tinkered with his sound, growing more introspective in recent years while remaining the king of the arena sing-along. Chesney’s forte is that even his rockers offer snapshots of the liv... 58441592@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:51:38 MDT Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445960-68/israeli-hamas-killed-bank.html.csp Jerusalem • Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer. The deaths of the two suspects, identified by the Israeli military as well-known Hamas militants, ended one of the largest manhunts conducted by the Israeli security forces. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed... Jerusalem • Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer. The deaths of the two suspects, identified by the Israeli military as well-known Hamas militants, ended one of the largest manhunts conducted by the Israeli security forces. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed... 58445960@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:45:01 MDT Police: 3 people dead in shooting at UPS facility http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445954-68/police-birmingham-facility-shooting.html.csp Birmingham, Ala. • Police say three people have been killed in a shooting at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham police Lt. Sean Edwards tells The Associated Press that the gunman was killed along with two other people in the Tuesday morning gunfire. Edwards says the gunman was an employee of the company. Few other details were immediately available. Birmingham, Ala. • Police say three people have been killed in a shooting at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham police Lt. Sean Edwards tells The Associated Press that the gunman was killed along with two other people in the Tuesday morning gunfire. Edwards says the gunman was an employee of the company. Few other details were immediately available. 58445954@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:44:01 MDT U.S., Arab allies hit Islamic State strongholds in Syria, Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445946-68/syria-islamic-state-group.html.csp Washington • Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on American and other Western interests, the U.S. military said Tuesday. President Barack Obama declared that Arab support for the airstrikes “makes it clear to the world this is not America’s fight alone.” “We’re going to do what’s necessary to take the fight to this terrorist group, for the security of ... Washington • Combined U.S.-Arab airstrikes hit Islamic State military strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and a simultaneous U.S. strike targeted an al-Qaida cell said to be plotting direct assaults on American and other Western interests, the U.S. military said Tuesday. President Barack Obama declared that Arab support for the airstrikes “makes it clear to the world this is not America’s fight alone.” “We’re going to do what’s necessary to take the fight to this terrorist group, for the security of ... 58445946@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:41:01 MDT German-U.S. reporter held in Somalia freed after 2 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445939-68/somalia-held-moore-somali.html.csp Mogadishu, Somalia • A German-American journalist who was kidnapped in Somalia more than two years ago was freed Tuesday, according to a Somali police official and a leader of the Somali pirates who held the journalist. The journalist, identified by the German weekly Der Spiegel as 45-year-old Michael Scott Moore, was immediately flown to Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, after being freed, Somali police official Mohamed Hassan said by phone from the town of Galkayo in north-central Somalia. Some of the... Mogadishu, Somalia • A German-American journalist who was kidnapped in Somalia more than two years ago was freed Tuesday, according to a Somali police official and a leader of the Somali pirates who held the journalist. The journalist, identified by the German weekly Der Spiegel as 45-year-old Michael Scott Moore, was immediately flown to Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, after being freed, Somali police official Mohamed Hassan said by phone from the town of Galkayo in north-central Somalia. Some of the... 58445939@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:37:02 MDT Countries, companies pledge to end deforestation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445932-68/countries-2030-deforestation-million.html.csp New York • More than 30 countries are setting the first-ever deadline to halt deforestation by 2030 to curb global warming. The United States, Canada and the entire European Union were among 32 countries signing on to a declaration to halve forest loss by 2020 and stop it by 2030 at the U.N. climate summit Tuesday. But the enthusiasm for the pledge was tempered when Brazil, home to wide swaths of Amazon rainforest, said it would not join. If the goal is met, the U.N. says it would be the equival... New York • More than 30 countries are setting the first-ever deadline to halt deforestation by 2030 to curb global warming. The United States, Canada and the entire European Union were among 32 countries signing on to a declaration to halve forest loss by 2020 and stop it by 2030 at the U.N. climate summit Tuesday. But the enthusiasm for the pledge was tempered when Brazil, home to wide swaths of Amazon rainforest, said it would not join. If the goal is met, the U.N. says it would be the equival... 58445932@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:36:02 MDT Photo proof: Pictures of Zion National Park’s baby condor posted on Facebook http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58443033-78/chick-condor-utah-condors.html.csp It doesn’t usually take this long for baby pictures to show up on social media, but then again, most babies are not tucked away in a small hole 1,000 feet up a cliff. Zion National Park released the first known image of a California condor hatched in Utah, posting the picture last week on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. National Park Service staffer Justin Purnell caught the image of the condor chick on Sept. 16 when its mother brought food to the nesting cavity. The chick is showing “mature p... It doesn’t usually take this long for baby pictures to show up on social media, but then again, most babies are not tucked away in a small hole 1,000 feet up a cliff. Zion National Park released the first known image of a California condor hatched in Utah, posting the picture last week on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. National Park Service staffer Justin Purnell caught the image of the condor chick on Sept. 16 when its mother brought food to the nesting cavity. The chick is showing “mature p... 58443033@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:35:55 MDT Man robs Salt Lake City Subway shop with crowbar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58445866-78/lake-salt-crowbar-blue.html.csp Salt Lake City police were hunting Tuesday for a crowbar-wielding suspect who robbed a southwest Salt Lake City restaurant. The 911 call reporting the holdup came at 9:24 a.m. Monday from the Subway shop at 1240 S. Redwood Rd. (1700 West). SLCPD Sgt. Robin Heiden says witnesses told officers that the suspect — a 5-foot-8 white male, about 18 years old, with blue eyes and a mustache, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, white baseball cap and blue jeans — jumped over the counter and used the crowb... Salt Lake City police were hunting Tuesday for a crowbar-wielding suspect who robbed a southwest Salt Lake City restaurant. The 911 call reporting the holdup came at 9:24 a.m. Monday from the Subway shop at 1240 S. Redwood Rd. (1700 West). SLCPD Sgt. Robin Heiden says witnesses told officers that the suspect — a 5-foot-8 white male, about 18 years old, with blue eyes and a mustache, wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, white baseball cap and blue jeans — jumped over the counter and used the crowb... 58445866@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:32:02 MDT L.A. port fire smolders after forcing evacuations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445871-79/fire-angeles-los-port.html.csp Los Angeles • A fire that forced about 850 people to evacuate from a wharf at the Port of Los Angeles is smoldering and sending up a huge plume of smoke, but officials say it’s under control. Nearly 12 hours after the blaze started, smoke is still drifting over Los Angeles Harbor early Tuesday. Los Angeles fire spokeswoman Katherine Main said about 150 firefighters had the bulk of the blaze contained about 2 ½ hours after it broke out Monday night, but stubborn flames underneath the docks proved... Los Angeles • A fire that forced about 850 people to evacuate from a wharf at the Port of Los Angeles is smoldering and sending up a huge plume of smoke, but officials say it’s under control. Nearly 12 hours after the blaze started, smoke is still drifting over Los Angeles Harbor early Tuesday. Los Angeles fire spokeswoman Katherine Main said about 150 firefighters had the bulk of the blaze contained about 2 ½ hours after it broke out Monday night, but stubborn flames underneath the docks proved... 58445871@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:18:01 MDT Greek PM: Reforms will curtail need for bailout http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445863-79/greece-bailout-greek-reforms.html.csp Berlin • Greece’s prime minister says his country isn’t seeking another international financial rescue and has indicated that a new economic reform plan is coming soon. Since 2010, Greece has relied on two bailout packages totaling 2$308 billion. Payments from eurozone partners are due to end this year while those from the International Monetary Fund conclude in 2016. After meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said “Greece can now stand on... Berlin • Greece’s prime minister says his country isn’t seeking another international financial rescue and has indicated that a new economic reform plan is coming soon. Since 2010, Greece has relied on two bailout packages totaling 2$308 billion. Payments from eurozone partners are due to end this year while those from the International Monetary Fund conclude in 2016. After meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said “Greece can now stand on... 58445863@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:15:01 MDT Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445857-79/media-russia-bill-foreign.html.csp Moscow • Russia’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill limiting foreign ownership in Russian media to 20 percent. The State Duma voted 434-1 to pass the first reading of the law. The bill can be amended in the second reading, and either adopted or withdrawn in the third. The bill has been seen as the Kremlin’s latest attempt to stifle media freedom. Many of Russia’s leading media outlets including the Vedomosti daily and the Russian Forbes magazine have foreign ownership. The prop... Moscow • Russia’s parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill limiting foreign ownership in Russian media to 20 percent. The State Duma voted 434-1 to pass the first reading of the law. The bill can be amended in the second reading, and either adopted or withdrawn in the third. The bill has been seen as the Kremlin’s latest attempt to stifle media freedom. Many of Russia’s leading media outlets including the Vedomosti daily and the Russian Forbes magazine have foreign ownership. The prop... 58445857@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:12:01 MDT P&G selling rest of pet care business to Spectrum http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445835-79/pet-spectrum-brands-business.html.csp New York • The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business. Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction includes 42 markets in Europe. P&G said that exiting the pet care business will help it focus on its core businesses. Its brands include Tide detergent and Pampers diapers. Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. is a consumer products company whose pet group brands include Tetra, Furminator and ... New York • The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business. Financial terms were not disclosed. The transaction includes 42 markets in Europe. P&G said that exiting the pet care business will help it focus on its core businesses. Its brands include Tide detergent and Pampers diapers. Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. is a consumer products company whose pet group brands include Tetra, Furminator and ... 58445835@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:10:02 MDT Bloomberg View: Financial early-warning system needs fixing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58445852-82/financial-fsoc-ofr-information.html.csp Six years after the 2008 crisis, U.S. financial markets are again displaying signs of excess. Stocks keep hitting new highs despite a lackluster economy. Investors are lending money on extremely easy terms to all kinds of risky borrowers, from highly leveraged companies to car buyers with questionable ability to pay. It would be comforting to think that this time around, regulators are on it — that they know where the risks are concentrated and are capable of acting to protect the broader econom... Six years after the 2008 crisis, U.S. financial markets are again displaying signs of excess. Stocks keep hitting new highs despite a lackluster economy. Investors are lending money on extremely easy terms to all kinds of risky borrowers, from highly leveraged companies to car buyers with questionable ability to pay. It would be comforting to think that this time around, regulators are on it — that they know where the risks are concentrated and are capable of acting to protect the broader econom... 58445852@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:09:01 MDT Milbank: Secret Service needs money, not moats http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58445795-82/secret-service-agency-fence.html.csp WASHINGTON • The last lunch hour of the summer was like many others outside the White House gates. In Lafayette Square, office workers were eating, or just sitting, on the park benches. On the sidewalk nearest the White House, tourists were taking photos of the Executive Mansion through the ornamental fence. In the pedestrian section of Pennsylvania Avenue, the usual suspects presented their causes: anti-China, anti-nuclear, anti-gun, anti-same-sex-marriage. Jehovah’s Witnesses offered pamphlets... WASHINGTON • The last lunch hour of the summer was like many others outside the White House gates. In Lafayette Square, office workers were eating, or just sitting, on the park benches. On the sidewalk nearest the White House, tourists were taking photos of the Executive Mansion through the ornamental fence. In the pedestrian section of Pennsylvania Avenue, the usual suspects presented their causes: anti-China, anti-nuclear, anti-gun, anti-same-sex-marriage. Jehovah’s Witnesses offered pamphlets... 58445795@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:58:01 MDT Soft data, Syria air strikes knock European markets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58445767-79/percent-markets-fell-syria.html.csp London • European stock markets fell sharply Tuesday after some disappointing economic news and U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria. The falls came despite an unexpectedly strong Chinese manufacturing survey that helped ease worries in Asia over the state of the world’s number 2 economy. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC-40 fell 1.9 percent to 4,359 while Germany’s DAX was 1.3 percent lower at 9,621. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down 1.4 percent ... London • European stock markets fell sharply Tuesday after some disappointing economic news and U.S.-led airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria. The falls came despite an unexpectedly strong Chinese manufacturing survey that helped ease worries in Asia over the state of the world’s number 2 economy. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC-40 fell 1.9 percent to 4,359 while Germany’s DAX was 1.3 percent lower at 9,621. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down 1.4 percent ... 58445767@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:49:02 MDT Kirby: An icy homecoming, just like I remember (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442337-78/skyline-ice-shauna-kirby.html.csp Skyline High School student body vice president Paul “Señor” Thomas contacted me last week with the news that my alma mater would consider it a signal honor to possibly kill me. Such an offer from Skyline might have made sense 43 years ago when they almost didn’t let me graduate, but today I was just some simple-minded old guy trying to make his way in the world. Last week I accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, but with certain provisions. First was that I would only get dumped on by someone I tr... Skyline High School student body vice president Paul “Señor” Thomas contacted me last week with the news that my alma mater would consider it a signal honor to possibly kill me. Such an offer from Skyline might have made sense 43 years ago when they almost didn’t let me graduate, but today I was just some simple-minded old guy trying to make his way in the world. Last week I accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, but with certain provisions. First was that I would only get dumped on by someone I tr... 58442337@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:26:09 MDT Coal mogul Bob Murray expects more bankruptcies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443283-79/coal-murray-energy-bloomberg.html.csp Pittsburgh • The owner of the largest closely held U.S. coal producer said Monday more of his competitors are likely to go bankrupt because there’s “nothing on the horizon” to suggest demand and prices will recover. “Some companies have been totally erased by bankruptcy or significant liquidity problems, and other probable company financial failures have been identified by us,” Robert E. Murray said in a speech at an industry conference in Pittsburgh organized by Platts. He declined to identify ... Pittsburgh • The owner of the largest closely held U.S. coal producer said Monday more of his competitors are likely to go bankrupt because there’s “nothing on the horizon” to suggest demand and prices will recover. “Some companies have been totally erased by bankruptcy or significant liquidity problems, and other probable company financial failures have been identified by us,” Robert E. Murray said in a speech at an industry conference in Pittsburgh organized by Platts. He declined to identify ... 58443283@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:20:55 MDT BLM seeks comment on Nine Mile Canyon plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442544-78/canyon-mile-nine-comments.html.csp Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon draws people from around the world to ponder the ancient art. The misnamed canyon — which is actually more like 40 miles long — also holds other ancient treasures: oil and natural gas deposits. As part of developing an environmental assessment for the Nine Mile Special Recreation Management Area, the Price Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is asking the public to share its concerns. Land managers will consider public comments and apply them as the BLM implemen... Utah’s Nine Mile Canyon draws people from around the world to ponder the ancient art. The misnamed canyon — which is actually more like 40 miles long — also holds other ancient treasures: oil and natural gas deposits. As part of developing an environmental assessment for the Nine Mile Special Recreation Management Area, the Price Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is asking the public to share its concerns. Land managers will consider public comments and apply them as the BLM implemen... 58442544@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:15:45 MDT Bingham High students walk out over school dance dress code http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442977-78/dress-students-dance-code.html.csp South Jordan • Bingham High School senior Cierra Gregersen decided to wear a friend’s dress to the homecoming dance last weekend. But the frock that passed the school’s dress code last year was blocked this fall by a newly vigilant administration. Gregersen and four of her friends were stopped at the door and told to alter their dresses with sweaters or scraps of fabric. When they refused, they were sent home. Monday afternoon, Gregersen organized a walkout from school to protest the inconsiste... South Jordan • Bingham High School senior Cierra Gregersen decided to wear a friend’s dress to the homecoming dance last weekend. But the frock that passed the school’s dress code last year was blocked this fall by a newly vigilant administration. Gregersen and four of her friends were stopped at the door and told to alter their dresses with sweaters or scraps of fabric. When they refused, they were sent home. Monday afternoon, Gregersen organized a walkout from school to protest the inconsiste... 58442977@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:15:45 MDT Alleged Utah drug dealer nabbed after sales pitch to uniformed cops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442150-78/lake-salt-officers-drug.html.csp Sometimes, you can show too much entrepreneurial enthusiasm. Case in point, the mission-centric, proactive approach of a downtown Salt Lake City drug dealer. Two Salt Lake City police officers — in uniform, but riding in an unmarked car — found themselves flagged down by a 31-year-old man at 586 W. 100 South about 1 a.m. Sunday. The officers pulled over and the man began to approach, asking them what might be on their particular narcotic shopping list. The officers named an unspecified drug — a... Sometimes, you can show too much entrepreneurial enthusiasm. Case in point, the mission-centric, proactive approach of a downtown Salt Lake City drug dealer. Two Salt Lake City police officers — in uniform, but riding in an unmarked car — found themselves flagged down by a 31-year-old man at 586 W. 100 South about 1 a.m. Sunday. The officers pulled over and the man began to approach, asking them what might be on their particular narcotic shopping list. The officers named an unspecified drug — a... 58442150@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:14:56 MDT Study: Nevada withdrawals would hurt Snake Valley springs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58442329-78/groundwater-snake-valley-nevada.html.csp For years, Snake Valley ranchers and environmentalists have complained Las Vegas’ designs on rural groundwater would wreck their livelihoods and dry up fragile desert ecosystems in Utah’s West Desert. After years of groundwater monitoring and data analysis, new science is now confirming those fears — which are driven by the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s (SNWA) proposal to tap Snake Valley aquifers. The U.S. Geological Survey last week published conclusions that the proposed withdrawals will ... For years, Snake Valley ranchers and environmentalists have complained Las Vegas’ designs on rural groundwater would wreck their livelihoods and dry up fragile desert ecosystems in Utah’s West Desert. After years of groundwater monitoring and data analysis, new science is now confirming those fears — which are driven by the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s (SNWA) proposal to tap Snake Valley aquifers. The U.S. Geological Survey last week published conclusions that the proposed withdrawals will ... 58442329@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 08:13:17 MDT Utah forecast: Autumn along the Wasatch, still hot in the south http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58445021-78/http-com-forecast-utah.html.csp The Autumnal Equinox of 2014 is history, fall is here. It’s OK, Utah: just ask Gregg Easterbrook. “Autumn truly is . . . as glorious as summer is tedious; as subtle as summer is obvious; as refreshing as summer is wearying,” the renowned American journalist and author wrote. At least for the first days of the new season, with warm, sunny days and mild temperatures, northern Utahns might second Easterbrook’s conviction that, “Autumn seems like paradise.” Under mostly clear skies, the Wasatch Fro... The Autumnal Equinox of 2014 is history, fall is here. It’s OK, Utah: just ask Gregg Easterbrook. “Autumn truly is . . . as glorious as summer is tedious; as subtle as summer is obvious; as refreshing as summer is wearying,” the renowned American journalist and author wrote. At least for the first days of the new season, with warm, sunny days and mild temperatures, northern Utahns might second Easterbrook’s conviction that, “Autumn seems like paradise.” Under mostly clear skies, the Wasatch Fro... 58445021@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:48:15 MDT Firelight helped stoke life as we know it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441632-78/bushmen-groups-human-researchers.html.csp The earliest campfires likely stoked human bonding, traditions and imagination — helping us connect and form broader societies. Firelight “mellows and also excites people. It’s intimate,” writes University of Utah anthropology professor Polly Wiessner, who studied the Kalahari Bushmen, a group of hunters and gatherers in southern Africa for about 40 years. Wiessner’s findings were published online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Such hearthside stories, ... The earliest campfires likely stoked human bonding, traditions and imagination — helping us connect and form broader societies. Firelight “mellows and also excites people. It’s intimate,” writes University of Utah anthropology professor Polly Wiessner, who studied the Kalahari Bushmen, a group of hunters and gatherers in southern Africa for about 40 years. Wiessner’s findings were published online Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Such hearthside stories, ... 58441632@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:11:21 MDT Cereal truck topples, clogs I-15 to I-215 exchange http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58445132-78/215-cereal-utah-westbound.html.csp A semi-trailer hauling a load of breakfast cereal tipped over early Tuesday morning, closing down all four lanes of the Salt Lake Valley’s Interstate 15 to I-215 westbound exchange near 300 West. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said the driver of the semi sustained minor injuries, but was transported to the hospital to be checked out as a precaution. “He was on northbound I-15 switching over to westbound I-215 and apparently took the ramp too fast,” Royce said. The big rig slammed into a co... A semi-trailer hauling a load of breakfast cereal tipped over early Tuesday morning, closing down all four lanes of the Salt Lake Valley’s Interstate 15 to I-215 westbound exchange near 300 West. Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Todd Royce said the driver of the semi sustained minor injuries, but was transported to the hospital to be checked out as a precaution. “He was on northbound I-15 switching over to westbound I-215 and apparently took the ramp too fast,” Royce said. The big rig slammed into a co... 58445132@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:11:21 MDT Washington Post Op-ed: Where Scotland failed, could New Hampshire succeed? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58445038-82/state-government-hampshire-united.html.csp HANOVER, N.H. • On Thursday, a majority of Scots voted against independence from the United Kingdom. Their desire for self-determination, though, is easy to understand: The same impulse motivates present-day demands for federalism and state autonomy in the United States. Over the past decade, for instance, the Free State Project has been drawing libertarians to the relatively libertarian-friendly state of New Hampshire to pursue smaller government. Could New Hampshire or another state (one in fo... HANOVER, N.H. • On Thursday, a majority of Scots voted against independence from the United Kingdom. Their desire for self-determination, though, is easy to understand: The same impulse motivates present-day demands for federalism and state autonomy in the United States. Over the past decade, for instance, the Free State Project has been drawing libertarians to the relatively libertarian-friendly state of New Hampshire to pursue smaller government. Could New Hampshire or another state (one in fo... 58445038@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:16:01 MDT Dvorak: Secret Service messes up and we pay the price? No way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58444981-82/secret-service-agents-gonzalez.html.csp The Secret Service screwed up Friday night. In a mind-boggling breach of security, a troubled former Army sniper named Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly jumped the fence at the White House, sprinted to the front door and walked in. It wasn’t until he got inside that a Secret Service officer guarding the door stopped him. And now the Secret Service — which hasn’t exactly covered itself in glory the past few years — wants us to pay for its mistake, to once again intrude on more public space and make susp... The Secret Service screwed up Friday night. In a mind-boggling breach of security, a troubled former Army sniper named Omar J. Gonzalez allegedly jumped the fence at the White House, sprinted to the front door and walked in. It wasn’t until he got inside that a Secret Service officer guarding the door stopped him. And now the Secret Service — which hasn’t exactly covered itself in glory the past few years — wants us to pay for its mistake, to once again intrude on more public space and make susp... 58444981@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:10:01 MDT Lowry: The climate change march to nowhere http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58444912-82/climate-emissions-global-marchers.html.csp Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand international action to fight global warming. The throng would have better advised to parade in downtown Beijing, assuming the Politburo wouldn’t have called out the infantry. China is the locus of the alleged crime against the planet that is carbon emissions, yet the marchers staged their event in the United States, where prior to last year emissions had been declining (t... Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand international action to fight global warming. The throng would have better advised to parade in downtown Beijing, assuming the Politburo wouldn’t have called out the infantry. China is the locus of the alleged crime against the planet that is carbon emissions, yet the marchers staged their event in the United States, where prior to last year emissions had been declining (t... 58444912@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:04:01 MDT Hunt: Democrats need surge of women to retain Senate majority http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58444840-82/women-democrats-senate-female.html.csp WASHINGTON • Democrats know that keeping control of the Senate this election year isn’t a man’s job. Success will depend on the votes of women. This year, it’s Democrats who are on the defensive. In the 10 most competitive Senate races, they are counting on different assets in different states: solid turnout of black voters in the South, Hispanics in Colorado and Alaskan natives. But almost everywhere, Democrats need a big margin — at least in the double digits — with female voters. The commerci... WASHINGTON • Democrats know that keeping control of the Senate this election year isn’t a man’s job. Success will depend on the votes of women. This year, it’s Democrats who are on the defensive. In the 10 most competitive Senate races, they are counting on different assets in different states: solid turnout of black voters in the South, Hispanics in Colorado and Alaskan natives. But almost everywhere, Democrats need a big margin — at least in the double digits — with female voters. The commerci... 58444840@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:00:01 MDT McArdle: Cost of fixing climate change will never be free http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58444837-82/free-climate-cost-developing.html.csp WASHINGTON • Is fixing climate change free? That’s the suggestion of an international blue-ribbon panel in a new report, which has been enthusiastically embraced by people who would like to fix climate change. “This may sound too good to be true, but it isn’t,” Paul Krugman says. “These are serious, careful analyses.” I hate to be the person to pour cold water on this, but I happen to have this bucket right here. The details are a bit fuzzy so far (the report promises more in a forthcoming techn... WASHINGTON • Is fixing climate change free? That’s the suggestion of an international blue-ribbon panel in a new report, which has been enthusiastically embraced by people who would like to fix climate change. “This may sound too good to be true, but it isn’t,” Paul Krugman says. “These are serious, careful analyses.” I hate to be the person to pour cold water on this, but I happen to have this bucket right here. The details are a bit fuzzy so far (the report promises more in a forthcoming techn... 58444837@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 05:56:02 MDT Robinson: People must lead the leaders on climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58442403-82/climate-carbon-percent-china.html.csp WASHINGTON • We are taking a huge gamble with the world’s future. Individual nations — and citizens — must choose to do the right thing to reduce carbon emissions and limit climate change, even if it means paying an economic cost. Counting on altruism is risky. But it just might work. More than 100 world leaders will assemble Tuesday at the United Nations to discuss what they are already doing, and further steps they might take, to address what majorities in many developed nations see ... WASHINGTON • We are taking a huge gamble with the world’s future. Individual nations — and citizens — must choose to do the right thing to reduce carbon emissions and limit climate change, even if it means paying an economic cost. Counting on altruism is risky. But it just might work. More than 100 world leaders will assemble Tuesday at the United Nations to discuss what they are already doing, and further steps they might take, to address what majorities in many developed nations see ... 58442403@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:01:03 MDT Empty nest presents new family problems http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58420194-223/parents-spouse-carolyn-child.html.csp Dear Carolyn • My spouse and I are on the cusp of what feels like the next phase in our lives. Our only child is a senior in high school and is very excited about going off to college next year. My spouse is finishing up his MBA in January and looking for new career opportunities. I am in a contract (teacher) until next summer, but I could look for another position at any time. My spouse has been yearning since his teen years to leave the Southeast. I felt the same need for “escape” in my 20s, b... Dear Carolyn • My spouse and I are on the cusp of what feels like the next phase in our lives. Our only child is a senior in high school and is very excited about going off to college next year. My spouse is finishing up his MBA in January and looking for new career opportunities. I am in a contract (teacher) until next summer, but I could look for another position at any time. My spouse has been yearning since his teen years to leave the Southeast. I felt the same need for “escape” in my 20s, b... 58420194@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:01:02 MDT In Utah’s same-sex marriage debate, should the children be off limits? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58442642-90/marriage-relationships-photos-sex.html.csp In the photo, the baby’s eyes are wide as her mother Megan Berrett lifts her above a bouquet of microphones. Her socks are yellow, pants dark blue, a purple flower sits atop her light wisps of hair. It was a picture Megan Berrett and her wife Candice Green-Berrett said they loved, an image that made them proud of their family, a photo they never thought about twice. Until last week. The image, published in The Salt Lake Tribune after a Jan. 10 protest at the Utah State Capitol, became a flash ... In the photo, the baby’s eyes are wide as her mother Megan Berrett lifts her above a bouquet of microphones. Her socks are yellow, pants dark blue, a purple flower sits atop her light wisps of hair. It was a picture Megan Berrett and her wife Candice Green-Berrett said they loved, an image that made them proud of their family, a photo they never thought about twice. Until last week. The image, published in The Salt Lake Tribune after a Jan. 10 protest at the Utah State Capitol, became a flash ... 58442642@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:51:35 MDT Police seeking public’s help for clues into girls’ kidnapping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58444067-78/girls-police-suv-bountiful.html.csp Two girls who were kidnapped in Bountiful last week, bound with duct tape and held overnight in Santaquin are recovering while police seek clues as to who might have grabbed them off the street. The girls, 16 and 17, wanted to have a sleepover Sept. 15 at the Bountiful home of the 16-year-old. The 17-year-old’s mother dropped them off about 10 p.m., and they went for a walk about an hour later, said the mother, who spoke with The Tribune on Monday to seek help from the public in identifying the ... Two girls who were kidnapped in Bountiful last week, bound with duct tape and held overnight in Santaquin are recovering while police seek clues as to who might have grabbed them off the street. The girls, 16 and 17, wanted to have a sleepover Sept. 15 at the Bountiful home of the 16-year-old. The 17-year-old’s mother dropped them off about 10 p.m., and they went for a walk about an hour later, said the mother, who spoke with The Tribune on Monday to seek help from the public in identifying the ... 58444067@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:27:01 MDT Islamic State militants kill 40 Iraqi troops http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443804-68/iraqi-islamic-kurdish-state.html.csp Baghdad • Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province Monday, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened its airstrike campaign. The wave of suicide bombings dealt a heavy blow to government efforts to rein in the militants, whose rampage has seized much of the country’s north and west — even as the U.S. a... Baghdad • Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province Monday, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States recently broadened its airstrike campaign. The wave of suicide bombings dealt a heavy blow to government efforts to rein in the militants, whose rampage has seized much of the country’s north and west — even as the U.S. a... 58443804@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:11:01 MDT U.S. launches first airstrikes in Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443815-68/turkey-islamic-state-group.html.csp Suruc, Turkey • The United States and partner nations launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria as fighting raged Monday between the extremist group and Kurdish forces near the border with Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees. The Pentagon said a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region targeted the Islamic State group. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said that because the military opera... Suruc, Turkey • The United States and partner nations launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria as fighting raged Monday between the extremist group and Kurdish forces near the border with Turkey, triggering a surge of tens of thousands of refugees. The Pentagon said a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region targeted the Islamic State group. Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said that because the military opera... 58443815@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:49:02 MDT Pentagon: US, partners begin airstrikes in Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443865-68/military-syria-airstrikes-islamic.html.csp Washington • The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region. The strikes were part of the expanded military campaign that President Barack Obama’s authorized nearly two weeks ago in order to disrupt and destroy the Islamic State militants, who have slaughtered tho... Washington • The U.S. and partner nations began launching airstrikes against Islamic State group targets in Syria for the first time Monday night, expanding a military campaign against the militants with a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from ships in the region. The strikes were part of the expanded military campaign that President Barack Obama’s authorized nearly two weeks ago in order to disrupt and destroy the Islamic State militants, who have slaughtered tho... 58443865@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:12:16 MDT Ebola cases could reach 21,000 in six weeks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443202-68/cases-ebola-months-outbreak.html.csp London • New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up. Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases in West Africa has reached an estimated 5,800 illnesses. WHO officials say cases are continuing to increase exponentially and Ebola could sicken people for years to come without better control measures. In recent weeks, health officials worldwide have steppe... London • New estimates from the World Health Organization warn the number of Ebola cases could hit 21,000 in six weeks unless efforts to curb the outbreak are ramped up. Since the first cases were reported six months ago, the tally of cases in West Africa has reached an estimated 5,800 illnesses. WHO officials say cases are continuing to increase exponentially and Ebola could sicken people for years to come without better control measures. In recent weeks, health officials worldwide have steppe... 58443202@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:07:02 MDT Climate activists disrupt Wall Street http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443148-68/police-street-wall-climate.html.csp NEW YORK • A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than a thousand activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan’s financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis. There were reports of some isolated arrests of protesters, who police said did not obtain a permit for the rally. But by and large, the police... NEW YORK • A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than a thousand activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan’s financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis. There were reports of some isolated arrests of protesters, who police said did not obtain a permit for the rally. But by and large, the police... 58443148@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:26:02 MDT Utah inmates to get unique chance at public service http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433464-90/chub-inmates-jail-lesser.html.csp Salt Lake County Jail inmates will get a chance to help save the lesser chub from extinction. Sheriff Jim Winder convinced the County Council this week to let him take $150,000 out of a prisoner-services account to develop a pond next to the jail that would be used to breed the endangered fish. “Once we do the ground work and get this thing moving along, all the labor will be inmate labor,” Winder said. “They’ll learn science, math and the biology of the lesser chub. It is a very cool project.”... Salt Lake County Jail inmates will get a chance to help save the lesser chub from extinction. Sheriff Jim Winder convinced the County Council this week to let him take $150,000 out of a prisoner-services account to develop a pond next to the jail that would be used to breed the endangered fish. “Once we do the ground work and get this thing moving along, all the labor will be inmate labor,” Winder said. “They’ll learn science, math and the biology of the lesser chub. It is a very cool project.”... 58433464@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:58:37 MDT Pelosi: Unleash power of women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58442990-90/action-affordable-america-care.html.csp The best way to grow the American economy is to give women the tools they need to succeed, including equal pay and affordable child care, Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told a group of Latino business people Monday in Salt Lake City. “For us to expand opportunity and build prosperity in America, we must unleash the full power of women, of America’s women,” said Pelosi, the former House speaker, accepting an award from the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “We must empower women w... The best way to grow the American economy is to give women the tools they need to succeed, including equal pay and affordable child care, Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told a group of Latino business people Monday in Salt Lake City. “For us to expand opportunity and build prosperity in America, we must unleash the full power of women, of America’s women,” said Pelosi, the former House speaker, accepting an award from the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “We must empower women w... 58442990@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:58:05 MDT Cougar released back into the wild after SLC adventure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58440957-78/cougar-wildlife-division-east.html.csp A 2-year-old cougar was back in the wild by mid-day Monday, perhaps a bit groggy but none the worse for its weekend game of cat-and-cop in east Salt Lake City. The 75-to-80-pound feline was first reported by alarmed residents about 3 p.m. Sunday. Police officers were dispatched to the area of Foothill Drive (2400 East) and Kensington Avenue (1500 South) and attempted to follow the animal without success. It was several hours more before the cougar was spotted again, along nearby Wasatch Drive. ... A 2-year-old cougar was back in the wild by mid-day Monday, perhaps a bit groggy but none the worse for its weekend game of cat-and-cop in east Salt Lake City. The 75-to-80-pound feline was first reported by alarmed residents about 3 p.m. Sunday. Police officers were dispatched to the area of Foothill Drive (2400 East) and Kensington Avenue (1500 South) and attempted to follow the animal without success. It was several hours more before the cougar was spotted again, along nearby Wasatch Drive. ... 58440957@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:56:49 MDT Poll finds Utah voters OK with guns in classrooms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58441878-78/utah-poll-concealed-teachers.html.csp Most Utahns support guns in classrooms, a new polls finds, but they also want to know which teachers are packing heat. The survey from UtahPolicy.com found that 64 percent of likely voters think teachers should “definitely” or “probably” be allowed to carry concealed weapons in the classroom, with 60 percent of voters saying educators who bring guns to school should be required to inform parents and school administrators. “Utahns really don’t seem to have a problem with guns in the classroom, ... Most Utahns support guns in classrooms, a new polls finds, but they also want to know which teachers are packing heat. The survey from UtahPolicy.com found that 64 percent of likely voters think teachers should “definitely” or “probably” be allowed to carry concealed weapons in the classroom, with 60 percent of voters saying educators who bring guns to school should be required to inform parents and school administrators. “Utahns really don’t seem to have a problem with guns in the classroom, ... 58441878@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:56:13 MDT New Afghan leader promises equal rights for women http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443439-68/ahmadzai-ghani-women-afghan.html.csp Kabul, Afghanistan • Afghanistan’s new president-elect pledged in his victory speech on Monday to give women prominent roles in his government and told his nation that women are important to the country’s future. The remarks by President-elect Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai came a day after the landmark power-sharing deal signed by Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates. The agreement resolved a drawn-out dispute that threatened to plunge Afghanistan into political turmoil while complicating the with... Kabul, Afghanistan • Afghanistan’s new president-elect pledged in his victory speech on Monday to give women prominent roles in his government and told his nation that women are important to the country’s future. The remarks by President-elect Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai came a day after the landmark power-sharing deal signed by Afghanistan’s two presidential candidates. The agreement resolved a drawn-out dispute that threatened to plunge Afghanistan into political turmoil while complicating the with... 58443439@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:35:02 MDT Support for gay marriage may be leveling off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443150-68/percent-gay-marriage-pew.html.csp A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians. The study’s authors caution it’s too soon to draw any definitive conclusions. But the new poll released Monday found a 5 percentage point drop since February, from 54 percent to 49 percent, in Americans who want legal recognition for same-sex relationships. The percentage of those ... A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center indicates American support for same-sex marriage could be leveling off after several years of dramatic growth in acceptance of equal rights for gays and lesbians. The study’s authors caution it’s too soon to draw any definitive conclusions. But the new poll released Monday found a 5 percentage point drop since February, from 54 percent to 49 percent, in Americans who want legal recognition for same-sex relationships. The percentage of those ... 58443150@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:05:01 MDT Utah soccer’s Lindsey Luke is Pac-12 goalkeeper of the week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58443388-89/luke-utah-pac-junior.html.csp Fresh off a double-shutout weekend, Utah junior Lindsey Luke was named the Pac-12’s top net-minder in last week’s action. Luke racked up 10 saves against in-state foes Utah State and Utah Valley, as Utah earned 3-0 and 4-0 wins, respectively. For the year, Luke has led six shutouts and is No. 6 nationally with a 91.9 save percentage, and she’s on a 560-minute streak of goal-less play. Her 0.317 goals-against average is ninth in the nation. Luke has registered 19 shutouts in her career. Her tough... Fresh off a double-shutout weekend, Utah junior Lindsey Luke was named the Pac-12’s top net-minder in last week’s action. Luke racked up 10 saves against in-state foes Utah State and Utah Valley, as Utah earned 3-0 and 4-0 wins, respectively. For the year, Luke has led six shutouts and is No. 6 nationally with a 91.9 save percentage, and she’s on a 560-minute streak of goal-less play. Her 0.317 goals-against average is ninth in the nation. Luke has registered 19 shutouts in her career. Her tough... 58443388@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:25:01 MDT Dems reject Obama’s pick for federal judge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443279-68/boggs-georgia-obama-judge.html.csp Washington • President Barack Obama’s controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party. The fate of Boggs’ nomination has been in doubt for months, after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and other Democrats expressed opposition to him because of positions he has... Washington • President Barack Obama’s controversial selection of Michael Boggs to become a federal judge in Georgia lacks enough votes to survive and the nomination should be withdrawn, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Monday in what amounts to a rare rebuff of the president from his own party. The fate of Boggs’ nomination has been in doubt for months, after Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and other Democrats expressed opposition to him because of positions he has... 58443279@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:20:02 MDT Utah women’s basketball unveils 2014-15 conference schedule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58443383-89/fri-jan-feb-conference.html.csp The Utah women’s basketball team now knows its conference schedule, including the 12 games it will play on Pac-12 Networks. The Pac-12 released the conference schedule on Monday morning, and the Utes get challenges early on when they visit Cal, Stanford, the host UCLA and USC to start the season. All four games will be hosted on Pac-12 Networks, which will air seven other conference games and Utah’s annual rivalry game with BYU on Dec. 13. “We are fortunate to be on the Pac-12 Networks 12 times ... The Utah women’s basketball team now knows its conference schedule, including the 12 games it will play on Pac-12 Networks. The Pac-12 released the conference schedule on Monday morning, and the Utes get challenges early on when they visit Cal, Stanford, the host UCLA and USC to start the season. All four games will be hosted on Pac-12 Networks, which will air seven other conference games and Utah’s annual rivalry game with BYU on Dec. 13. “We are fortunate to be on the Pac-12 Networks 12 times ... 58443383@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:19:02 MDT Businesses and investors pressing for green policy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443239-79/energy-billion-clean-leaders.html.csp New York • Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute. The idea, long advocated by policymakers, economists and environmental activists, is that the world can’t hope to slow the heating of the planet until its cost is incorporated into the everyday activities that contribute to it, such as using gas-... New York • Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute. The idea, long advocated by policymakers, economists and environmental activists, is that the world can’t hope to slow the heating of the planet until its cost is incorporated into the everyday activities that contribute to it, such as using gas-... 58443239@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:07:01 MDT Grizzly bear bites hunter in Wyoming; attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443345-68/bear-hunter-attack-grizzly.html.csp Cheyenne, Wyo. • A grizzly bear bit a hunter in an attack in western Wyoming, sending him to a hospital with minor injuries, but officials said Monday they found no link to a bear that killed a man earlier this month. Two elk hunters surprised a female grizzly with two cubs Sunday just north of Dubois. The bear bit one of the hunters on the side, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Regional Wildlife Supervisor Jason Hunter said. The bow hunters fended off the animal with bear spray before one was t... Cheyenne, Wyo. • A grizzly bear bit a hunter in an attack in western Wyoming, sending him to a hospital with minor injuries, but officials said Monday they found no link to a bear that killed a man earlier this month. Two elk hunters surprised a female grizzly with two cubs Sunday just north of Dubois. The bear bit one of the hunters on the side, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Regional Wildlife Supervisor Jason Hunter said. The bow hunters fended off the animal with bear spray before one was t... 58443345@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:56:02 MDT Lawyer: Deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443315-68/booker-deputies-death-denver.html.csp Denver • Five Denver sheriff’s deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday. The comments by Denver attorney Thomas Rice came during opening statements in a federal civil trial involving the deputies accused of using excessive force in connection with the death of Marvin Booker. The 5-foot, 135-pound inmate died in July 2010 after deputies subdued him in the booking are... Denver • Five Denver sheriff’s deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a homeless street preacher who died in the downtown jail, a defense attorney said Monday. The comments by Denver attorney Thomas Rice came during opening statements in a federal civil trial involving the deputies accused of using excessive force in connection with the death of Marvin Booker. The 5-foot, 135-pound inmate died in July 2010 after deputies subdued him in the booking are... 58443315@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:41:01 MDT Freeway ‘guardian angels’ mark 20th anniversary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58433799-90/accident-braceras-freeway-freeways.html.csp Jeff Reynolds says his favorite memory as an Incident Management Team driver for Utah’s transportation department was a snowy day when he patrolled Interstate 80 to look for anyone who needed help. He saw some tracks in the snow that led off the freeway and over a hill. He stopped, saw a car far down the hillside and thought maybe it had been abandoned after a crash. “I walked down and knocked on the window,” he said. “The elderly couple inside started yelling for help.” “The lady was having a ... Jeff Reynolds says his favorite memory as an Incident Management Team driver for Utah’s transportation department was a snowy day when he patrolled Interstate 80 to look for anyone who needed help. He saw some tracks in the snow that led off the freeway and over a hill. He stopped, saw a car far down the hillside and thought maybe it had been abandoned after a crash. “I walked down and knocked on the window,” he said. “The elderly couple inside started yelling for help.” “The lady was having a ... 58433799@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:27:33 MDT Prep football: Is Jordan QB Austin Kafentzis Utah’s best ever? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58441694-190/kafentzis-jordan-austin-career.html.csp Sandy • Remaining objective while watching greatness in the present tense can be tricky. But the argument can be made that Jordan senior quarterback Austin Kafentzis is the greatest high school offensive football player in Utah history. He currently owns 10 state records including career total offense, rushing yardage, rushing touchdowns, carries, hundred-yard games, and points scored. He could add three more before the season and his career ends. “Austin Kafentzis’ most striking characteristic,... Sandy • Remaining objective while watching greatness in the present tense can be tricky. But the argument can be made that Jordan senior quarterback Austin Kafentzis is the greatest high school offensive football player in Utah history. He currently owns 10 state records including career total offense, rushing yardage, rushing touchdowns, carries, hundred-yard games, and points scored. He could add three more before the season and his career ends. “Austin Kafentzis’ most striking characteristic,... 58441694@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:43 MDT Kragthorpe: Utes better equipped than ever for Pac-12 play (Video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58442328-89/pac-utah-utes-state.html.csp Judging by their nonconference performance, the Utah Utes have raised the standards of the 2014 football season. Whether or not that becomes a problem is up to them. Merely becoming bowl-eligible is no longer an acceptable gauge for the Utes, because of what they’ve done against Idaho State, Fresno State and Michigan. They need only three wins in nine Pac-12 games to qualify for a bowl bid, and they certainly seem to have advanced beyond that stage. Five conference wins would be monumental for ... Judging by their nonconference performance, the Utah Utes have raised the standards of the 2014 football season. Whether or not that becomes a problem is up to them. Merely becoming bowl-eligible is no longer an acceptable gauge for the Utes, because of what they’ve done against Idaho State, Fresno State and Michigan. They need only three wins in nine Pac-12 games to qualify for a bowl bid, and they certainly seem to have advanced beyond that stage. Five conference wins would be monumental for ... 58442328@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:43 MDT Ryder Cup golf: Concern over McIlroy, McDowell more about results http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441695-77/mcilroy-ryder-team-cup.html.csp Gleneagles, Scotland • European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup. Attribute that to an ordinary record, not an acrimonious lawsuit. The Northern Irish duo has made it clear in recent weeks that McIlroy’s lawsuit against Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management — which involves allegations against McDowell — has not affected their friendship and would not be a problem at Gleneagles this week. “Both of them have assured... Gleneagles, Scotland • European captain Paul McGinley is having second thoughts about a Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup. Attribute that to an ordinary record, not an acrimonious lawsuit. The Northern Irish duo has made it clear in recent weeks that McIlroy’s lawsuit against Dublin-based Horizon Sports Management — which involves allegations against McDowell — has not affected their friendship and would not be a problem at Gleneagles this week. “Both of them have assured... 58441695@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:34 MDT NFL vetting process: There are no sure things http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441710-77/nfl-player-players-college.html.csp By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history. It’s an expensive, painstaking and time-consuming process that includes personality tests, conversations with high school friends, the college equipment manager and many more — and, of course, a thorough review of police records. The teams try to turn over every leaf, and yet, there are things they miss, or simply would never think to look for. Very little in the por... By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history. It’s an expensive, painstaking and time-consuming process that includes personality tests, conversations with high school friends, the college equipment manager and many more — and, of course, a thorough review of police records. The teams try to turn over every leaf, and yet, there are things they miss, or simply would never think to look for. Very little in the por... 58441710@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:34 MDT Tennis: Caroline Garcia upsets Radwanska at Wuhan Open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441720-77/6-4-beat-radwanska-wuhan.html.csp Wuhan, China • Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. “It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwanska, but I did the same game for myself,” Garcia said. “Against these kind of girls l... Wuhan, China • Caroline Garcia followed up her first-round win over Venus Williams with a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (7) upset win over fifth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska on Monday at the inaugural Wuhan Open. The 20-year-old Frenchwoman went for broke, continuing to hit big ground strokes despite piling up unforced errors as she tried to keep Radwanska on the back foot. “It’s pretty different game between Venus and Radwanska, but I did the same game for myself,” Garcia said. “Against these kind of girls l... 58441720@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:34 MDT McIlroy tops world golf rankings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58441858-77/usa-eng-aus-esp.html.csp World Golf Rankings through Sept. 21 1. Rory McIlroy;NIR;11.75 2. Adam Scott;AUS;9.14 3. Sergio Garcia;ESP;7.86 4. Jim Furyk;USA;7.68 5. Henrik Stenson;SWE;7.58 6. Justin Rose;ENG;7.34 7. Bubba Watson;USA;7.16 8. Jason Day;AUS;6.77 9. Matt Kuchar;USA;6.50 10. Rickie Fowler;USA;5.88 11. Phil Mickelson;USA;5.80 12. Martin Kaymer;GER;5.22 13. Jordan Spieth;USA;5.13 14. Billy Horschel;USA;5.08 15. Tiger Woods;USA;4.85 16. Zach Johnson;USA;4.80 17. Dustin Johnson;USA;4.74 18. Graeme McDowell;NIR;4.62... World Golf Rankings through Sept. 21 1. Rory McIlroy;NIR;11.75 2. Adam Scott;AUS;9.14 3. Sergio Garcia;ESP;7.86 4. Jim Furyk;USA;7.68 5. Henrik Stenson;SWE;7.58 6. Justin Rose;ENG;7.34 7. Bubba Watson;USA;7.16 8. Jason Day;AUS;6.77 9. Matt Kuchar;USA;6.50 10. Rickie Fowler;USA;5.88 11. Phil Mickelson;USA;5.80 12. Martin Kaymer;GER;5.22 13. Jordan Spieth;USA;5.13 14. Billy Horschel;USA;5.08 15. Tiger Woods;USA;4.85 16. Zach Johnson;USA;4.80 17. Dustin Johnson;USA;4.74 18. Graeme McDowell;NIR;4.62... 58441858@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:34 MDT Owner: ‘No misinformation’ by Ravens on Rice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58442616-77/rice-nfl-bisciotti-owner.html.csp Owings Mills, Md. • Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.) Bisciotti spoke Monday after ESPN reported last week that the owner, president Dick Cass and general manager Ozzie Newsome pushed Commissioner Roger Goodell for leniency for their star running back. “Their accusations didn’t jibe with w... Owings Mills, Md. • Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti criticized a report that suggests he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested for knocking out his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.) Bisciotti spoke Monday after ESPN reported last week that the owner, president Dick Cass and general manager Ozzie Newsome pushed Commissioner Roger Goodell for leniency for their star running back. “Their accusations didn’t jibe with w... 58442616@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:34 MDT Water on Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats cancels Speed Week — again http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58442826-77/salt-speed-car-course.html.csp The 100th season of land speed racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats has been a difficult one. First, heavy rains cancelled the annual mid-August Speed Week. Now, the Southern California Timing Association’s planned World Finals and rescheduled Speed Week that was to open Saturday has been cancelled due to water on the course. SCTA President Scott Andrews and race director Bill Lattin reviewed the salt flats race courses and determined they are too wet to have any reasonable expectation of being ... The 100th season of land speed racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats has been a difficult one. First, heavy rains cancelled the annual mid-August Speed Week. Now, the Southern California Timing Association’s planned World Finals and rescheduled Speed Week that was to open Saturday has been cancelled due to water on the course. SCTA President Scott Andrews and race director Bill Lattin reviewed the salt flats race courses and determined they are too wet to have any reasonable expectation of being ... 58442826@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:34 MDT Mike Tyson aids motorcyclist after Vegas crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58443115-77/tyson-chesley-mike-stubbs.html.csp Las Vegas • Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate. Attorney Stephen Stubbs said his client, 29-year-old Ryan Chesley, was on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday when a taxi cut him off and he went down. Stubbs said Chesley was lying on the ground when he looked up and recognized Tyson, who was yelling at people n... Las Vegas • Retired boxer Mike Tyson may be famous for his aggressiveness, but he showed his compassionate side last week when he came to the rescue of an injured motorcyclist who had crashed on a Las Vegas interstate. Attorney Stephen Stubbs said his client, 29-year-old Ryan Chesley, was on Interstate 15 in Las Vegas at about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday when a taxi cut him off and he went down. Stubbs said Chesley was lying on the ground when he looked up and recognized Tyson, who was yelling at people n... 58443115@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:21:34 MDT Chile’s president trying to revive aging copper mines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443268-79/codelco-copper-bachelet-government.html.csp Santiago, Chile • President Michelle Bachelet rolled to victory last year on pledges to ramp up spending on education. Now she’s in a race against time to revive the government’s biggest source of revenue, copper producer Codelco. With executives of the state-owned company warning that output could drop by almost half in six years, Bachelet has given clearance for Codelco to spend $23.5 billion to revamp century-old mines that are running out of profitable ore, and has pledged to sell $4 billion... Santiago, Chile • President Michelle Bachelet rolled to victory last year on pledges to ramp up spending on education. Now she’s in a race against time to revive the government’s biggest source of revenue, copper producer Codelco. With executives of the state-owned company warning that output could drop by almost half in six years, Bachelet has given clearance for Codelco to spend $23.5 billion to revamp century-old mines that are running out of profitable ore, and has pledged to sell $4 billion... 58443268@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:19:01 MDT Tennessee woman sent to prison for killing husband at Utah motel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58443181-78/husband-searcy-dorothy-according.html.csp A Tennessee woman who killed her husband earlier this year at a Utah motel has been sentenced to prison. Dorothy Louise Searcy, 44, was originally charged in Beaver County’s 5th District Court with first-degree felony murder in the May 14 death of 45-year-old Reginald Searcy. But the woman pleaded guilty in June to a reduced charge of third-degree felony manslaughter. She was sentenced last week to zero to five years in prison by Judge Paul Lyman. Dorothy Searcy initially told police that her hu... A Tennessee woman who killed her husband earlier this year at a Utah motel has been sentenced to prison. Dorothy Louise Searcy, 44, was originally charged in Beaver County’s 5th District Court with first-degree felony murder in the May 14 death of 45-year-old Reginald Searcy. But the woman pleaded guilty in June to a reduced charge of third-degree felony manslaughter. She was sentenced last week to zero to five years in prison by Judge Paul Lyman. Dorothy Searcy initially told police that her hu... 58443181@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:15:01 MDT United cutting winter flying before snowflakes fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443263-79/united-winter-airlines-capacity.html.csp Chicago • Long before the first snowflakes fall, United Airlines is planning cuts to its winter schedule. While other U.S. carriers are bolstering their operations, United’s reductions will pare first-quarter 2015 seating capacity by 6.3 percent, Daniel McKenzie, a Buckingham Research Group analyst, said in a report Monday. The pullback is steepest on domestic U.S. routes and flights to Tokyo, according to McKenzie’s analysis of published airline schedules. The shift is part of United’s strategy... Chicago • Long before the first snowflakes fall, United Airlines is planning cuts to its winter schedule. While other U.S. carriers are bolstering their operations, United’s reductions will pare first-quarter 2015 seating capacity by 6.3 percent, Daniel McKenzie, a Buckingham Research Group analyst, said in a report Monday. The pullback is steepest on domestic U.S. routes and flights to Tokyo, according to McKenzie’s analysis of published airline schedules. The shift is part of United’s strategy... 58443263@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:13:01 MDT Jury begins review of racially charged Wal-Mart shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58443165-68/crawford-jury-police-black.html.csp Xenia, Ohio • A special grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the racially charged case of a fatal police shooting inside a Wal-Mart store. No timetable has been made public on how long it will take to present evidence to the Greene County jurors or how long it might take for them to make a decision on whether anyone should face charges in the shooting of 22-year-old John Crawford III. Some 20 people were outside the courthouse Monday morning to pray for “a peaceful process.” Dozens of oth... Xenia, Ohio • A special grand jury began hearing evidence Monday in the racially charged case of a fatal police shooting inside a Wal-Mart store. No timetable has been made public on how long it will take to present evidence to the Greene County jurors or how long it might take for them to make a decision on whether anyone should face charges in the shooting of 22-year-old John Crawford III. Some 20 people were outside the courthouse Monday morning to pray for “a peaceful process.” Dozens of oth... 58443165@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:58:13 MDT Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58443206-79/street-wall-climate-police.html.csp New York • A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than a thousand activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan’s financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis. There were reports of some isolated arrests of protesters, who police said did not obtain a permit for the rally. But by and large, the police,... New York • A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, more than a thousand activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan’s financial district, chanting, carrying signs and — in some places — sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions’ role in the climate crisis. There were reports of some isolated arrests of protesters, who police said did not obtain a permit for the rally. But by and large, the police,... 58443206@www.sltrib.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:53:02 MDT