ATTACK - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTACK News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Charges filed against 69-year-old Utah man suspected of baseball bat attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58244252-78/victim-bat-baseball-bluffdale.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58244252-78/victim-bat-baseball-bluffdale.html.csp">Charges filed against 69-year-old Utah man suspected of baseball bat attack</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="2014-07-31T09:02:06.627-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A 69-year-old Bluffdale man is facing charges stemming from an incident in which he is accused of hitting a man in the head with a baseball bat. Charging documents filed in 3rd District Court on Wednesday state that the alleged attack occurred on July 3 when a man saw an advertisement on a trailer attached to a vehicle parked at 2240 W. 15000 South in Bluffdale. The man, for reasons that are unclear, wanted a picture of the advertisement, so he pulled out a camcorder and began to film it. That’s...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58244252@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:02:06 MDT Death sentence given in AP photographer’s killing http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215409-68/naqibullah-court-judges-afghanistan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58215409-68/naqibullah-court-judges-afghanistan.html.csp">Death sentence given in AP photographer’s killing</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T10:23:02.087-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 10:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • A Kabul court announced Wednesday that the Afghan police officer charged with killing Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus and wounding veteran AP correspondent Kathy Gannon has been convicted and sentenced to death. It was the first court hearing in the case and, under Afghan law, the verdict and sentence are subject to several stages of review. Six judges at the Kabul District Court found former Afghan police unit commander Naqibullah guilty of murder and treaso...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582154092014-07-23T10:23:02.087-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T10:23:02.087-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The blast destroyed numerous mud-brick shops, flipped cars over and stripped trees of their branches, brutally underscoring the country’s instability as U.S. troops prepare to leave by the end of the year and politicians in Kabul struggle for power ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581866392014-07-15T19:27:42.983-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T19:27:42.983-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186639@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:27:42 MDT Letter: Obama blew it in pulling troops from Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174158-82/iraq-american-fallujah-islamists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174158-82/iraq-american-fallujah-islamists.html.csp">Letter: Obama blew it in pulling troops from Iraq</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T18:21:14.279-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 06:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American elections have consequences. When the United .States had competent leadership, we won the battle of Fallujah and took Iraq out of the control of the hard-core Islamists. After the surge, terrorism was reduced enough that the Iraqi people felt safe and started living happier, more comfortable lives. New schools were built and oil production resumed. After the American people elected a president whose only platform was that he would give them money that belonged to someone else, he pulle...</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> 58174158@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:21:14 MDT Commanders: Benghazi rescue hampered by info lack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58174878-68/military-benghazi-attack-americans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58174878-68/military-benghazi-attack-americans.html.csp">Commanders: Benghazi rescue hampered by info lack</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T16:57:13.564-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 04:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Two of the four U.S. deaths in Benghazi might have been prevented, military leaders say, if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA facility where Americans had taken refuge and had pressed to get a rescue team there faster. Senior military leaders have told Congress in closed-door testimony that after the first attack on the main U.S. diplomatic compound on Sept. 11, 2012, they thought the fighting had subsided and the Americans wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581748782014-07-11T16:57:13.564-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T16:57:13.564-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174878@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:57:13 MDT Too many Utah heart attack patients skip the ambulance http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58090346-78/heart-hospital-percent-ambulance.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58090346-78/heart-hospital-percent-ambulance.html.csp">Too many Utah heart attack patients skip the ambulance</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T12:43:54.152-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 12:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In his 69 years, Allan Wilson has made more than a few trips to the hospital. The Postal Service retiree always drove himself, even in emergencies, rationalizing that it’s quicker, more convenient and less expensive. But he wasn’t given a choice last fall when his wife summoned an ambulance to a shop in Park City after he started talking nonsensically, his speech slurred — and her fast thinking probably saved his life. “I was having a stroke, which they were able to treat en route,” said the Ho...</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> 58090346@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:43:54 MDT Letter: Impeach 5 on Supreme Court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154859-82/court-impeach-supreme-actions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154859-82/court-impeach-supreme-actions.html.csp">Letter: Impeach 5 on Supreme Court</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T17:00:02.819-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 05:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Impeach the five Supreme Court justices who gave us Citizens United, McCutcheon and Hobby Lobby. The five reactionary and incompetent male judges on the Supreme Court should be ashamed of their actions to subvert democracy and attack women’s rights. These five should resign immediately or expect to be impeached. Dan Syroid Park City</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> 58154859@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 17:00:02 MDT SiriusXM fires ‘Opie & Anthony’ host over tweets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58150104-79/cumia-tweets-anthony-siriusxm.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58150104-79/cumia-tweets-anthony-siriusxm.html.csp">SiriusXM fires ‘Opie & Anthony’ host over tweets</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T17:17:01.97-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • “Opie & Anthony” radio show host Anthony Cumia has been fired by satellite radio company SiriusXM, which cited his “racially charged” and “hate-filled” remarks on Twitter as the reason. Cumia’s remarks and postings, including tweets and retweets that were degrading to women, were “abhorrent” to SiriusXM, its spokesman Patrick Reilly said Friday. The shock jock was fired late Thursday, Reilly said. Cumia’s response Friday on Twitter included an obscenity in relation to SiriusXM. He sai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581501042014-07-04T17:17:01.97-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T17:17:01.97-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58150104@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:17:01 MDT Argentina practicing penalties before Swiss match http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134811-77/sabella-team-argentina-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134811-77/sabella-team-argentina-defense.html.csp">Argentina practicing penalties before Swiss match</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARL RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:39:05.995-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SAO PAULO • With two World Cup matches already decided in shootouts, Argentina is practicing penalties ahead of its second round game against Switzerland on Tuesday. Coach Alejandro Sabella on Monday said the Argentines have been shooting spot kicks “in an informal way,” though he added that doing it in practice is very different from doing it in front of tens of thousands of spectators with the team’s World Cup survival at stake. Brazil beat Chile and Costa Rica defeated Greece in shootouts aft...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581348112014-06-30T22:39:05.995-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T22:39:05.995-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134811@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:39:05 MDT Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty in U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126759-68/abu-khattala-attack-attacks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126759-68/abu-khattala-attack-attacks.html.csp">Benghazi suspect pleads not guilty in U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK SHERMAN, PETE YOST and ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T20:53:33.119-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Libyan militant accused of masterminding the deadly Benghazi attacks that have become a flashpoint in U.S. politics appeared briefly for the first time in an American courtroom on Saturday, pleading not guilty to a terrorism-related charge nearly two weeks after he was captured by military special forces. In a 10-minute hearing held amid tight security, Ahmed Abu Khattala spoke just two words, both in Arabic. He replied “yes” when asked to swear to tell the truth and “no” when ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581267592014-06-28T20:53:33.119-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-28T20:53:33.119-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58126759@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 20:53:33 MDT After teen is killed, Israel strikes nine targets inside Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58101317-68/israel-israeli-syria-syrian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58101317-68/israel-israeli-syria-syrian.html.csp">After teen is killed, Israel strikes nine targets inside Syria</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEF FEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T20:34:02.498-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 08:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israeli warplanes bombed a series of targets inside Syria early Monday, the Israeli military said, in response to a cross-border attack that killed an Israeli teenager the previous day. In all, Israel said it struck nine military targets inside Syria, and “direct hits were confirmed.” The targets were located near the site of Sunday’s violence in the Golan Heights and included a regional military command center and unspecified “launching positions.” There was no immediate response f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581013172014-06-22T20:34:02.498-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-22T20:34:02.498-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58101317@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 20:34:02 MDT France and Switzerland make 2 team changes each http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58094505-77/france-switzerland-changes-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58094505-77/france-switzerland-changes-team.html.csp">France and Switzerland make 2 team changes each</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:34:42.817-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salvador, Brazil • France coach Didier Deschamps has dropped coveted midfielder Paul Pogba and restored center forward Olivier Giroud in his team to face Switzerland in Friday’s World Cup Group E match. Deschamps has made two changes from the team which beat Honduras 3-0, with Moussa Sissoko replacing Pogba and Giroud coming in for winger Antoine Griezmann, meaning that Karim Benzema will move out wide to the left in France’s attack. Pogba was lucky not to be sent off in that match for aiming a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580945052014-06-20T23:34:42.817-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T23:34:42.817-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58094505@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:34:42 MDT Letter: What exactly did this dog do to be killed? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58094078-82/dog-shoot-killed-officer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58094078-82/dog-shoot-killed-officer.html.csp">Letter: What exactly did this dog do to be killed?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T17:48:09.007-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 05:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just what did this dog do to be killed? He was in his own place and bothering nobody. Shoot because it looks like it will attack? Don’t they teach police how to react with animals? Apparently it’s kill or be chewed up. My sympathy is with the owner. He should be compensated to the utmost. The officer should have to put in 160 hours at an animal shelter and attend dog training classes so he knows animals. By the way, if I walked into his yard, would he shoot me? Wayne Schreck Park City</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> 58094078@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:48:09 MDT Left alone with a sex offender, a teacher is raped http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58091576-68/prison-assault-harvey-teacher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58091576-68/prison-assault-harvey-teacher.html.csp">Left alone with a sex offender, a teacher is raped</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BOB CHRISTIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T19:28:01.725-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 07:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Phoenix • A teacher at an Arizona prison was alone in a room full of sex offenders before being stabbed and sexually assaulted by a convicted rapist, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press about an attack that highlighted major security lapses at the facility. The attack occurred Jan. 30 at the Eyman prison’s Meadows Unit, which houses about 1,300 rapists, child molesters and other sex offenders. The teacher was administering a high school equivalency test to about a half-dozen...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580915762014-06-19T19:28:01.725-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T19:28:01.725-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58091576@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 19:28:01 MDT Oil nears $107 as market awaits Fed, supply data http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58083932-79/energy-oil-fed-iraq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58083932-79/energy-oil-fed-iraq.html.csp">Oil nears $107 as market awaits Fed, supply data</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T09:41:01.761-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The price of oil neared $107 as traders looked ahead to the outcome of a Fed meeting later Wednesday and as violence persisted in energy producer Iraq, where Islamic militants attacked the country’s largest refinery. Benchmark U.S. crude for July delivery rose 38 cents to $106.73 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange by midafternoon in Asia. Brent crude, a benchmark used to price international oils, added 13 cents to $113.58 a barrel on the ICE Futures exchange in London. Markets are awai...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580839322014-06-18T09:41:01.761-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-18T09:41:01.761-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58083932@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:41:01 MDT Kenya’s president says Somali extremists not behind killing spree http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58080884-68/kenya-shabab-group-somali.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58080884-68/kenya-shabab-group-somali.html.csp">Kenya’s president says Somali extremists not behind killing spree</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JASON STRAZIUSO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T19:29:54.984-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nairobi, Kenya • The killers in the Kenyan village singled out non-Muslims, shooting them point-blank or slitting their throats, just like the previous night in an adjacent hamlet. A Somali extremist group claimed responsibility but Kenya’s president on Tuesday blamed local political networks for the 60 deaths. President Uhuru Kenyatta, in a national address, said evidence indicates that the motive for the killing spree was to evict a community of people in order to grab the land along the coas...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580808842014-06-17T19:29:54.984-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T19:29:54.984-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58080884@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:29:54 MDT World Cup: Grading the U.S. against Ghana http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58076049-77/ghana-cup-forward-defender.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58076049-77/ghana-cup-forward-defender.html.csp">World Cup: Grading the U.S. against Ghana</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIStopher KAMRANI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T09:06:26.021-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For all the flack Jurgen Klinsmann received for his 23-man roster for this summer’s FIFA World Cup in Brazil, the United States men’s national team coach now has quite the counterargument. The Americans beat Ghana 2-1, the team they’ve been waiting to squash for the last eight years Monday in their World Cup opener in Natal, Brazil. Of all the likely heroes to deliver three points in the waning moments of a World Cup match, it was a 21-year-old German-American who at least until a month ago, wa...</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> 58076049@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:06:26 MDT Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in U.S. custody http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58078613-68/abu-khattala-attack-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58078613-68/abu-khattala-attack-obama.html.csp">Pentagon: Benghazi suspect in U.S. custody</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and NANCY BENAC</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T22:15:40.574-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • U.S. special forces seized a “key leader” of the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack and he is on his way to face trial in the U.S. for the fiery assault that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, the Obama administration announced Tuesday. It was the first breakthrough in the sudden overseas violence in 2012 that has become a festering political sore at home. President Barack Obama said the capture on Sunday of Ahmed Abu Khattala sends a clear message to the world that ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580786132014-06-17T22:15:40.574-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T22:15:40.574-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58078613@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:15:40 MDT Al-Qaida-tied gunmen slaughter non-Muslims in Kenya http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58075837-68/kenya-killed-somali-attack.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58075837-68/kenya-killed-somali-attack.html.csp">Al-Qaida-tied gunmen slaughter non-Muslims in Kenya</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM ODULA </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JASON STRAZIUSO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T20:53:26.324-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nairobi, Kenya • The gunmen went door to door in the Kenyan costal town, demanding to know if the men inside were Muslim and if they spoke Somali. If the extremists did not like the answers, they opened fire, witnesses said on Monday. Al-Shabab, a Somali al-Qaida-linked group, claimed responsibility for the hours-long assault on Mpeketoni in which 48 people were killed. The attack began Sunday night as residents watched World Cup matches on TV and lasted until early Monday, with little resistan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580758372014-06-16T20:53:26.324-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T20:53:26.324-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58075837@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 20:53:26 MDT Done negotiating, Pakistan launches strike on Taliban http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58071880-68/militants-military-pakistan-operation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58071880-68/militants-military-pakistan-operation.html.csp">Done negotiating, Pakistan launches strike on Taliban</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By REBECCA SANTANA </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ASIF SHAHZAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T19:12:02.432-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 07:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Islamabad • The Pakistani army Sunday launched a long-awaited operation against foreign and local militants in a tribal region near the Afghan border, hours after jets pounded insurgent hideouts in the country’s northwest, the army said. The move effectively ends the government’s policy of trying to negotiate with Pakistani Taliban militants instead of using force to end the years of fighting that has killed tens of thousands of civilians and security forces. It comes a week after the militants...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580718802014-06-15T19:12:02.432-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T19:12:02.432-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58071880@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 19:12:02 MDT