AMERICAN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AMERICAN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Jon Huntsman won’t rule out 2016 run, but eyes sidelines for now http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424366-90/huntsman-labels-presidential-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58424366-90/huntsman-labels-presidential-republican.html.csp">Jon Huntsman won’t rule out 2016 run, but eyes sidelines for now</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="2014-09-17T10:28:37.794-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 10:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman isn’t saying no to a 2016 presidential bid — “You don’t ever rule anything out in politics,” he says — but he is planning to use a bipartisan group to coax the eventual White House contenders into tackling America’s biggest problems. Huntsman said Wednesday that he isn’t raising money, hiring staff or really considering a second run at the Oval Office, but he is hoping that the group No Labels, of which he’s a national co-chairman, will have a big impac...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58424366@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:28:37 MDT Prep runners claim cross country titles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58423910-52/herriman-byu-cross-girls.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58423910-52/herriman-byu-cross-girls.html.csp">Prep runners claim cross country titles</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:39:16.61-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As Utah high school cross country teams prepare for the October 22 state meet at Sugar House Park, most compete in invitationals held throughout the state. According to Mile Split-Utah, the two most recent meets were the BYU Autumn Classic and the Herriman Invitational. Davis’ Aubrey Argyle captured first in the BYU Fall Invitational in the girls’ varsity race while East’s Garek Bielacyc took the boys’ title. At Herriman, Herriman’s Lucy Biles won the girls race while American Fork’s Zac Jacklin...</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> 58423910@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:39:16 MDT Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421934-68/news-percent-media-hispanics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421934-68/news-percent-media-hispanics.html.csp">Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JESSE J. HOLLAND</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T20:29:02.739-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 08:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A new study shows a large majority of African-American and Hispanic news consumers don’t fully trust the media to portray their communities accurately, a statistic that could be troubling for the news industry as the minority population of the United States grows. Three-fourths of African-American news consumers and two-thirds of Hispanics have doubts about what mainstream media report about their communities, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Media Insight Project. And...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584219342014-09-16T20:29:02.739-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T20:29:02.739-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421934@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:29:02 MDT American Airlines service agents go with union http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421828-79/agents-union-airlines-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58421828-79/agents-union-airlines-american.html.csp">American Airlines service agents go with union</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T17:56:02.163-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 05:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Customer-service agents at American Airlines are voting overwhelmingly to join a union and reverse a “no” vote in 2013. Federal labor officials announced the results Tuesday in voting that covered about 14,000 employees at airports and reservations centers and home-based agents. About 86 percent of those voting are favoring representation by the Communications Workers of America and the Teamsters. The CWA lost a previous election in January 2013 by about 150 votes. CWA President Larry C...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584218282014-09-16T17:56:02.163-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T17:56:02.163-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421828@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:56:02 MDT Two December basketball tournaments set http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58419925-52/tournament-utah-teams-american.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58419925-52/tournament-utah-teams-american.html.csp">Two December basketball tournaments set</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T09:14:19.558-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While this is the heart of high school football season, some are already looking ahead to basketball. There are two major competing events scheduled December 11, 12 and 13 in Utah County. The Utah Elite 8 basketball tournament is a true tournament format and will be held at the new American Fork High gym. Opening night games feature Corner Canyon against Bingham, Davis against Mountain Crest, American Fork against Sky View and Brighton versus Layton. “The Utah Elite 8 will showcase some of Utah’...</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> 58419925@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:14:19 MDT Kragthorpe: Brandon Doman moves on, from BYU to little league http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58415113-88/doman-byu-offensive-brandon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58415113-88/doman-byu-offensive-brandon.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Brandon Doman moves on, from BYU to little league</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-15T22:50:11.589-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Fork On a football field with barely visible markings and no scoreboard, Brandon Doman stood silently with his arms folded as the final seconds ticked off a clock that could be viewed only by the referee. He’d shouted instructions to his Pleasant Grove fourth-graders prior to every play Saturday morning, and now Doman collected his thoughts for the postgame talk. The Vikings huddled in the shade of a small canopy as their coach, two seasons removed from calling BYU’s plays in venues ...</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> 58415113@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:50:11 MDT N. Korea sentences American to six years of hard labor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413234-68/korea-north-miller-trial.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413234-68/korea-north-miller-trial.html.csp">N. Korea sentences American to six years of hard labor</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T20:15:12.073-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pyongyang, North Korea • North Korea’s Supreme Court on Sunday convicted a 24-year-old American man of entering the country illegally to commit espionage and sentenced him to six years of hard labor. At a trial that lasted about 90 minutes, the court said Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, California, tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea’s hum...</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> 58413234@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:15:12 MDT Islamic State group’s war chest is growing daily http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413205-68/group-islamic-state-intelligence.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58413205-68/group-islamic-state-intelligence.html.csp">Islamic State group’s war chest is growing daily</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Intelligence Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T15:11:11.573-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 03:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wellington • Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining financial juggernaut, earning more than $3 million a day from oil smuggling, human trafficking, theft and extortion, according to U.S. intelligence officials and private experts. The extremist group’s resources exceed that “of any other terrorist group in history,” said a U.S. intelligence official who, like others interviewed, spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584132052014-09-14T15:11:11.573-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-14T15:11:11.573-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58413205@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:11:11 MDT Prep football: American Fork beats Riverton, 35-18 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58394988-190/riverton-american-fork-katoa.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58394988-190/riverton-american-fork-katoa.html.csp">Prep football: American Fork beats Riverton, 35-18</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:21:50.44-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Riverton • After opening the season with a heartbreaking one-point loss to powerful Brighton, American Fork’s football team kind of hovered in the wings. But that all changed Friday night when the Cavemen took a convincing 35-18 road victory over previously unbeaten Riverton in the Region 4 opener for both squads. Led by running back Lopini Katoa, quarterback Tanner Smith and a rugged defense, American Fork dominated the Silverwolves most of the game. “We needed to be disciplined with the way Ri...</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> 58394988@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:21:50 MDT Tribune Photo of the Day - September 12, 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58408844-227/football-prep-highschool-americanfork.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsphotoblog/58408844-227/football-prep-highschool-americanfork.html.csp">Tribune Photo of the Day - September 12, 2014</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T23:13:03.385-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chris Detrick | The Salt Lake Tribune American Fork's Benjamin Cummings (20) dives for extra yards while being tackled by Riverton's Samoa Toiaivao (1) and Riverton's Cayden Jones (33) during the game at Riverton High School Friday September 12, 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> 58408844@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:13:03 MDT Museum to put 3 O’Keeffe paintings up for auction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408066-79/museum-auction-keeffe-paintings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58408066-79/museum-auction-keeffe-paintings.html.csp">Museum to put 3 O’Keeffe paintings up for auction</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T19:27:02.136-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Albuquerque • The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in New Mexico said Friday it will sell three works by the American modernist painter to benefit its acquisitions fund. Going on the auction block is one of O’Keeffe’s most well-known flower paintings — “Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1.” The painting is expected to fetch as much as $15 million when Sotheby’s offers it as the centerpiece of its American art sale in New York in November. The other two works are “On the Old Santa Fe Road” and “Untitled (Skunk...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584080662014-09-12T19:27:02.136-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-12T19:27:02.136-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58408066@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:27:02 MDT Lowry: Obama’s halfhearted declaration of war http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406449-82/isis-iraq-president-ground.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406449-82/isis-iraq-president-ground.html.csp">Lowry: Obama’s halfhearted declaration of war</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-12T15:26:14.546-06:00">Updated Sep 12, 2014 03:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Only President Barack Obama would feel compelled to mention the success of the American auto industry in a speech rallying the nation for a long war of annihilation against a vile terror group. Through the years, even when he’s been his most stalwart-sounding in national-security speeches, you can’t shake the sense that he’d much rather be talking up tax credits for plug-in electric cars, or extolling Obamacare’s mandate for employer coverage of contraception. The last thing he wanted to do, nea...</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> 58406449@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:26:14 MDT Washington Post: CVS does the right thing ending tobacco sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406413-82/tobacco-cvs-health-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58406413-82/tobacco-cvs-health-company.html.csp">Washington Post: CVS does the right thing ending tobacco sales</a></h4>