ACTION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACTION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Movie review: ‘The Giver’ strong on ideas, just OK on action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58285086-223/giver-config-data-jonas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58285086-223/giver-config-data-jonas.html.csp">Movie review: ‘The Giver’ strong on ideas, just OK on action</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="2014-08-16T16:29:45.807-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 04:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Before “The Hunger Games” and “Divergent” and a slew of imitators of dystopian young-adult fiction, there was “The Giver,” Lois Lowry’s acclaimed 1994 novel of a seemingly perfect but actually repressive society. A story that was a trailblazer in print has become a follower on film. It’s a shame, really, because director Phillip Noyce’s adaptation of “The Giver” is a solid thriller brimming with interesting ideas — and only feels derivative because other titles have gotten to the screen first. ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58285086@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:29:45 MDT BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304014-77/mendenhall-scrimmage-byu-injury.html.csp">BYU football: Offense was inconsistent, undisciplined in scrimmage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T16:07:46.694-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • BYU’s biggest question marks this season are supposed to be on defense as the Cougars try to find adequate replacements for Kyle Van Noy, Eathyn Manumaleuna, Uani Unga and Daniel Sorensen. But if Friday night’s scrimmage in front of about 12,000 fans at LaVell Edwards showed anything, it is that the offense isn’t just going to roll into Connecticut in two weeks and click like a well-oiled machine. There were false starts, unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, a pair of interceptions and a b...</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> 58304014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:07:46 MDT USU soccer team in action Saturday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58301365-55/aggies-season-soccer-action.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58301365-55/aggies-season-soccer-action.html.csp">USU soccer team in action Saturday</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="2014-08-15T14:47:03.242-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Utah State's soccer team will be in action this weekend as it plays Weber State at noon on Saturday at WSU's Wildcat soccer field in an exhibition contest. Last year the Wildcats beat the Aggies 1-0 in the regular season, but the Aggies still lead the series 9-6-1. The Aggies hope to contend for a league title this season with 17 letter winners and seven starters returning from the 2013 season when the Aggies went 10-7-5.</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> 58301365@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:47:03 MDT Movie review: Third ‘Saints and Soldiers’ film is a riveting war story http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58285085-223/soldiers-war-tank-saints.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58285085-223/soldiers-war-tank-saints.html.csp">Movie review: Third ‘Saints and Soldiers’ film is a riveting war story</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="2014-08-16T16:37:27.008-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The third installment of director Ryan Little’s Utah-made World War II series “Saints and Soldiers,” this one called “The Void,” is a riveting action drama with a strong message. In Germany, 1945, during the final days of the Allied victory, a two-tank American crew is sent on a clean-up mission in the Harz mountains — only to discover a platoon of German soldiers and three Panzer tanks have just ambushed a troop transport. The decimated tank crew must team with survivors of the transport, incl...</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> 58285085@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 16:37:27 MDT Every healthy player will see action in Y.’s scrimmage Friday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58298726-88/friday-scrimmage-action-bronco.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58298726-88/friday-scrimmage-action-bronco.html.csp">Every healthy player will see action in Y.’s scrimmage Friday</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:04:27.007-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">College Football • BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall, pictured, downplays the significance of scrimmages in preseason training camp and usually holds out key players as a precautionary measure. That won’t be the case Friday night, when the Cougars scrimmage at 6 p.m. at LaVell Edwards Stadium. &gt; C6</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> 58298726@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:04:27 MDT Obama authorizes renewed airstrikes in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58274200-68/iraq-obama-military-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58274200-68/iraq-obama-military-american.html.csp">Obama authorizes renewed airstrikes in Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T21:22:54.562-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 09:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq Thursday night, warning they would be launched if needed to defend Americans from advancing Islamic militants and protect civilians under siege. His announcement threatened a renewal of U.S. military involvement in the country’s long sectarian war. In a televised late-night statement from the White House, Obama said American military planes already had carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582742002014-08-07T21:22:54.562-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T21:22:54.562-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58274200@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:22:54 MDT U.S. weighs airstrikes and humanitarian aid in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58272718-68/iraq-military-obama-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58272718-68/iraq-military-obama-islamic.html.csp">U.S. weighs airstrikes and humanitarian aid in Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ROBERT BURNS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T21:28:16.592-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 09:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The White House is considering dropping humanitarian supplies by air to thousands of displaced religious minorities in northwestern Iraq who are under siege from Islamic militants, possibly in combination with U.S. airstrikes, according to U.S. defense officials and others familiar with the administration’s thinking. The administration is also weighing military options, to include airstrikes, in the event that American interests are threatened by the Islamic State group, whose figh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582727182014-08-07T21:28:16.592-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T21:28:16.592-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58272718@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:28:16 MDT Obama names New Mexico monument, says ‘I’m not finished’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57972924-90/act-action-areas-congress.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57972924-90/act-action-areas-congress.html.csp">Obama names New Mexico monument, says ‘I’m not finished’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T16:43:23.92-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama wielded his unilateral power Wednesday to set aside nearly 500,000 acres in New Mexico along the Mexican border as a national monument, and he promised more action to save other treasured landscapes. “I’ve preserved more than 3 million acres of public lands for future generations. And I am not finished,” Obama declared before signing a proclamation naming the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. Wednesday’s action marks Obama’s 12th use of the Antiq...</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> 57972924@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:43:23 MDT Milbank: An upending of reason in the House http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251769-82/obama-authority-border-executive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251769-82/obama-authority-border-executive.html.csp">Milbank: An upending of reason in the House</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T10:15:01.604-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • After conservatives on Thursday brought down House Speaker John Boehner’s bill to address the border crisis, the new House Republican leadership team issued a joint statement declaring that President Obama should fix the problem himself. “There are numerous steps the president can and should be taking right now, without the need for congressional action,” the leadership quartet proclaimed, “to secure our borders and ensure these children are returned swiftly and safely to their...</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> 58251769@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:15:01 MDT Movie review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ breaks the Marvel mold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58234116-223/guardians-galaxy-marvel-config.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58234116-223/guardians-galaxy-marvel-config.html.csp">Movie review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ breaks the Marvel mold</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="2014-08-01T16:21:05.031-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 04:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Compared with Iron Man, Captain America and the other earthbound heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the maniacally entertaining “Guardians of the Galaxy” is definitely a wild child. Director James Gunn (“Slither,” “Super”) tosses together a dizzying blend of superhero bravado, outer-space adventure and off-the-wall comedy that introduces the strangest and most enjoyable bunch of rogues ever to inhabit the same spaceship. This being the Guardians’ screen debut, Gunn and his co-screenwriter ...</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> 58234116@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:21:05 MDT Divided House abandons vote on U.S.-Mexico border bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58246203-68/bill-border-lawmakers-support.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58246203-68/bill-border-lawmakers-support.html.csp">Divided House abandons vote on U.S.-Mexico border bill</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="2014-07-31T19:26:47.762-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 07:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Republicans abruptly abandoned a bill to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday after last-minute maneuvering failed to lock down sufficient conservative support. The surprise move, coming on Congress’ final day of action ahead of a five-week summer recess, was an embarrassing setback for Speaker John Boehner and his leadership team as a small group of tea party lawmakers once again upset their plans. It was also a disappointment for the majority of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582462032014-07-31T19:26:47.762-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T19:26:47.762-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246203@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:26:47 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - July 30, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58244342-227/saltlake-rsl-soccer-photo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58244342-227/saltlake-rsl-soccer-photo.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - July 30, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:04:02.727-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rick Egan | The Salt Lake TribuneReal Salt Lake forward Jou Plata (8) does a dance along with Real Salt Lake forward Olmes Garcia (13) and Real Salt Lake midfielder Javier Morales (11), as they celebrate Plata's first period goal, in MLS action at Rio Tinto Stadium, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.</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> 58244342@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:04:02 MDT Owner of dog shot by Utah police turns down $10,000 offer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236771-78/kendall-department-police-offer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58236771-78/kendall-department-police-offer.html.csp">Owner of dog shot by Utah police turns down $10,000 offer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T21:14:07.454-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The owner of a dog killed by a Salt Lake City police officer last month said he has turned down the department’s offer to pay him $10,000 to compensate him for his pet. Sean Kendall, owner of the dog, Geist, that was shot dead by a police officer in its own backyard last month, acknowledged the generosity of the department’s offer, but said he would not be satisfied until the department agreed to change its policy governing using force against dogs. “Even though it really is pretty enticing to...</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> 58236771@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:14:07 MDT 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 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