ACTION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACTION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) White House plans work permits for undocumented immigrants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234388-68/obama-immigration-action-crisis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58234388-68/obama-immigration-action-crisis.html.csp">White House plans work permits for undocumented immigrants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T20:30:02.529-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United States without threat of deportation, according to advocates and lawmakers in touch with the administration. Such a large-scale move on immigration could scramble election-year politics and lead some conservat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582343882014-07-28T20:30:02.529-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T20:30:02.529-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58234388@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:30:02 MDT Movie review: Johnson flexes muscle in bloody ‘Hercules’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58224506-223/hercules-johnson-action-bloody.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58224506-223/hercules-johnson-action-bloody.html.csp">Movie review: Johnson flexes muscle in bloody ‘Hercules’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T10:48:04.301-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 10:48AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Director Brett Ratner’s “Hercules” may be as pure an example of “what you see is what you get” in movie history. It’s Dwayne Johnson, the artist formerly known as “The Rock,” playing Hercules, the strongman demigod of Greek legend. Movies don’t come any more basic, and straight-forward, than that. Actually, the movie does try to complicate things a bit, as Ratner (“Rush Hour”) and screenwriters Ryan J. Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos adapts the late Steve Moore’s comic book “Hercules: The Thracia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224506@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:48:04 MDT Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224904-68/obama-border-republicans-presidents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224904-68/obama-border-republicans-presidents.html.csp">Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Pressing for action on Friday, President Barack Obama urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans at home to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S. While citing progress in addressing the flow, he called on House Republicans to act on his request for emergency spending. With one week left before Congress’ August recess, Republicans were trying to unite behind a plan that would spend about one-fourth of what ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582249042014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224904@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:55:01 MDT Movie review: ‘Lucy’ is convoluted sci-fi that’s not crazy enough http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215368-223/lucy-movie-besson-crazy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58215368-223/lucy-movie-besson-crazy.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Lucy’ is convoluted sci-fi that’s not crazy enough</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T15:41:02-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 03:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Those expecting a straight-ahead action movie in Luc Besson’s “Lucy” may find this sci-fi head-scratcher a little crazy — but I don’t think it’s crazy enough. Scarlett Johansson stars as Lucy, an American student in Taiwan who becomes an unwilling drug mule for a nasty Asian crime boss, Mr. Jang (played by the Korean star Choi Min-Sik). A pouch of a mysterious drug is surgically implanted in her belly, but when the parcel bursts into her bloodstream, the drug takes effect, opening up her mental...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215368@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:41:02 MDT SEC considering action against S&P over ratings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216974-79/action-sec-considering-notice.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216974-79/action-sec-considering-notice.html.csp">SEC considering action against S&P over ratings</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T16:37:01.921-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Standard & Poor’s says regulators have told the rating agency they are considering taking civil enforcement action against it over ratings given to six deals in 2011 involving securities tied to commercial mortgages. S&P’s parent McGraw Hill Financial Inc. disclosed Wednesday in a regulatory filing it has received a so-called “Wells Notice” from staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notice indicates the staff will recommend to the five-member commission that it pursue...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582169742014-07-23T16:37:01.921-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T16:37:01.921-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216974@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:37:01 MDT Carlson: Rick Perry’s kid-size standoff at Texas border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58214591-82/border-perry-obama-presidential.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58214591-82/border-perry-obama-presidential.html.csp">Carlson: Rick Perry’s kid-size standoff at Texas border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Margaret Carlson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T06:40:23.683-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 06:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Texas Gov. Rick Perry recognizes that a crisis is a terrible thing to waste. Tuesday, wearing his smart glasses, his hands chopping the air, he called out the National Guard to go to the border to deal with the influx of more than 50,000 children crossing into the U.S. illegally. “I will not stand idly by while our citizens are under assault and little children from Central America are detained in squalor,” Perry said. This call-up of 1,000 troops, something between a babysitter’s c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58214591@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:40:23 MDT Movie review: Visuals not enough to heat up ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58190737-223/voiced-fire-dusty-planes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58190737-223/voiced-fire-dusty-planes.html.csp">Movie review: Visuals not enough to heat up ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T09:06:41.676-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Disney’s animated tale “Planes: Fire & Rescue” boasts some of the most breathtaking visuals that computer animation can deliver — matched to a story so generic it could have been written by a computer. This second installment of the “Planes” franchise reintroduces audiences to our hero, Dusty Crophopper (voiced by Dane Cook). The former cropduster-turned-racing star is having the time of his life, until his gearbox is damaged. The bad news gets worse when his crew chief, Dottie (voiced by Teri ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190737@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:06:41 MDT The Cricket’s Daily 3: Clooney 1, tabloid 0 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58165171-66/clooney-com-daily-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58165171-66/clooney-com-daily-http.html.csp">The Cricket’s Daily 3: Clooney 1, tabloid 0</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T07:10:54.506-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 07:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Here’s what’s being talked about in pop culture: • George Clooney wrote a ferocious op-ed against Britain’s Daily Mail over a story the tabloid wrote about his future mother-in-law — and got the paper to apologize. [The Huffington Post] • A live-action remake of “Dumbo”? Yup, that’s going to be a thing now. [The Hollywood Reporter] • Kevin Smith says he’s still going to make “Clerks 3,” even though The Weinstein Company won’t bankroll it. [Entertainment Weekly]</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58165171@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:10:54 MDT DVD review: Indonesian crime thriller ‘The Raid 2’ multiplies the action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58146816-223/raid-action-bangun-crime.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58146816-223/raid-action-bangun-crime.html.csp">DVD review: Indonesian crime thriller ‘The Raid 2’ multiplies the action</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T09:24:31.334-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grade • B DVD •Even when you watch “The Raid 2,” you may not believe one movie could pack in so much hard-hitting action. This Indonesian thriller brings back Rama (Iko Uwais), the rookie cop who survived the first movie, who’s persuaded to go undercover to infiltrate Jakarta’s crime families and root out the corrupt cops who do their bidding. Rama gets sent to prison to befriend Uco (Arifin Putra), the hot-tempered son of mob kingpin Bangun (Tio Pakusadewo), who’s dealing with a new rival (A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146816@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:24:31 MDT Rubin: Beyond the crisis at the border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58160560-82/border-president-crisis-enforcement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58160560-82/border-president-crisis-enforcement.html.csp">Rubin: Beyond the crisis at the border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Rubin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T10:46:46.866-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Conventional wisdom has it that the border calamity has doomed immigration reform. There is, however, a potential silver lining to the crisis. Until now, there has been an incentive for all sides to act in counterproductive ways. GOP hard-liners thought they could do nothing on reform and please their base. The president imagined he could grandstand and threaten unilateral action. And too many on the reform side did not take seriously the very real concern about border security preceding legaliz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160560@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:46:46 MDT Lake Powell Fishing Report - Summer solstice starts striper 'boiling' http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58109766-83/fish-fishing-shad-boils.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/fishing/58109766-83/fish-fishing-shad-boils.html.csp">Lake Powell Fishing Report - Summer solstice starts striper 'boiling'</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T16:46:12.09-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lake Powell Fishing ReportJune 24, 2014Lake Elevation: 3607.25Water Temperature 71-76 F By Wayne Gustaveson of Wayne's Words The last fish report was not very exciting with mundane fishing results. Since then two major events occurred. First the wind quit blowing hard in the afternoons. Second the Summer Solstice on June 21 had a dramatic impact on Lake Powell as the lake started BOILING! I suppose the striper boils were not really caused by the first day of summer. Regardless, going fishing i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58109766@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:46:12 MDT Movie review: ‘Earth to Echo’ puts clever spin on alien adventure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58132653-223/echo-movie-adventure-alien.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58132653-223/echo-movie-adventure-alien.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Earth to Echo’ puts clever spin on alien adventure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T14:57:08.94-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 02:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pre-teens meet an alien in “Earth to Echo,” a derivative yet serviceable kids’ adventure movie. Three boyhood pals — sullen foster child Alex (Teo Halm), video-obsessed Tuck (Brian “Astro” Bradley) and dorky Munch (Reese Hartwig) — are about to be separated when their Nevada subdivision gets paved over for a highway project. So, on their last night together, they go off for one last adventure, in pursuit of the mysterious signals that are affecting their cellphones. They hop on their bikes, mou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132653@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:57:08 MDT Movie review: ‘Snowpiercer’ is a cool ride through the apocalypse http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58132996-223/snowpiercer-config-data-tail.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58132996-223/snowpiercer-config-data-tail.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Snowpiercer’ is a cool ride through the apocalypse</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T14:49:28.058-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 02:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bong Joon-ho’s “Snowpiercer” is the apocalypse done right: a fascinating tale of humanity at the end of its rope, loaded with smart plotting, dark drama, offbeat humor and inventive action. It’s 2031 and the world is a frozen wasteland, 17 years after a failed attempt to solve global warming went too far. Humankind’s last survivors live on a constantly moving train, with the rich up front eating steak and the rabble in back feeding on ill-defined “protein blocks.” At the very front, by the “Sacr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58132996@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:49:28 MDT Target asks customers to leave firearms at home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58142191-79/target-firearms-stores-carrying.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58142191-79/target-firearms-stores-carrying.html.csp">Target asks customers to leave firearms at home</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO </span></span> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T12:36:08.484-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 12:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Target is “respectfully” asking its customers to not bring firearms into its stores, even where it is allowed by law. In a statement posted Wednesday on the retailer’s corporate blog, interim CEO John Mulligan said Target wants a “safe and inviting” atmosphere for its shoppers and employees. “This is a complicated issue, but it boils down to a simple belief: Bringing firearms to Target creates an environment that is at odds with the family-friendly shopping and work experience we stri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581421912014-07-02T12:36:08.484-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T12:36:08.484-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142191@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:36:08 MDT Boulder clerk refuses to stop same-sex licenses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58138337-68/licenses-legal-sex-suthers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58138337-68/licenses-legal-sex-suthers.html.csp">Boulder clerk refuses to stop same-sex licenses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IVAN MORENO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:40:24.182-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • Boulder County’s clerk says she’ll continue to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples despite the threat of legal action by Colorado Attorney General John Suthers. Hillary Hall announced the move Tuesday after Suthers’ office agreed to give her more time to consider whether to ask the state Supreme Court whether she has the authority to issue the licenses. Suthers’ office gave Hall until next week to think the offer over but insisted she stop issuing the licenses in the meantime, o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581383372014-07-02T10:40:24.182-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T10:40:24.182-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58138337@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:40:24 MDT Movie review: Money, not talent, drives fourth ‘Transformers’ movie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58124424-223/movie-transformers-config-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58124424-223/movie-transformers-config-data.html.csp">Movie review: Money, not talent, drives fourth ‘Transformers’ movie</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T12:36:36.428-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 12:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Don’t hate “Transformers: Age of Extinction” because it makes no sense, or because it’s ridiculously loud, or because it pummels you with chaotic special effects, or because it jams product placement down your throat, or because its characters are one-dimensional cliches. Don’t hate it for those reasons because it’s a Michael Bay movie, and he seemingly can’t help himself. Hate it, rather, because in spite of being all those things, it’s hopelessly boring. The fourth installment of the science-f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58124424@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 12:36:36 MDT Letter: Go after Rush and other climate deniers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58123206-82/fire-rush-believe-deniers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58123206-82/fire-rush-believe-deniers.html.csp">Letter: Go after Rush and other climate deniers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T15:47:02.081-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We have freedom of speech, but Oliver Wendell Holmes said, “You can’t shout fire in a crowded theater if there is no fire.” How about the inverse? You tell everyone to stay seated when there is a fire. Something like this happened recently in Korea when a ferry capsized. This week a bipartisan group of business leaders and politicians, including former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and President George W. Bush’s treasury secretary Henry Paulson Jr., issued a sharp warning about disa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58123206@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:47:02 MDT Letter: Dump off-side rule in ‘beautiful game’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58115513-82/rule-game-beautiful-dump.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58115513-82/rule-game-beautiful-dump.html.csp">Letter: Dump off-side rule in ‘beautiful game’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T11:31:04.859-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With World Cup in full swing, and at the risk of incurring the wrath and opprobrium of aficionados of the “beautiful game,” I think it would be more beautiful, much simpler, less frustrating, and more enjoyable for players and fans alike, if the off-side rule were eliminated. It has a convoluted definition that is hard to understand and even harder to enforce. Who can really tell if any part of the player (the nose or a toe, for example) is ahead of the second to last defender at the precise mo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115513@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:31:04 MDT Kaine: Congress has a role to play in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58117712-82/congress-iraq-war-action.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58117712-82/congress-iraq-war-action.html.csp">Kaine: Congress has a role to play in Iraq</a></h4>