ATTACK - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTACK News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) In 20 years, the number of diabetics triples, but heart attack rate falls 68% http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57828874-68/diabetics-diabetes-heart-rates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57828874-68/diabetics-diabetes-heart-rates.html.csp">In 20 years, the number of diabetics triples, but heart attack rate falls 68%</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MIKE STOBBE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T19:14:01.762-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 07:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting. Over the past two decades, the rates of heart attacks and strokes among diabetics fell by more than 60 percent, a new federal study shows. The research also confirms earlier reports of drastic declines in diabetes-related kidney failure and amputations. The drop is mainly attributed to better screening, medicines and care. The improvements came...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578288742014-04-16T19:14:01.762-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T19:14:01.762-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57828874@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:14:01 MDT Monday on TV: ‘Mom’ ends its first season on a high note http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57817780-63/christy-alcoholic-cbs-mom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57817780-63/christy-alcoholic-cbs-mom.html.csp">Monday on TV: ‘Mom’ ends its first season on a high note</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> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T10:52:21.414-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 10:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mom (8:30 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2) comes to the end of its first season tonight, and there definitely have been ups and downs. The first few episodes of this sitcom about Christy (Anna Faris), a recovering alcoholic; her mother, Bonnie (Allison Janney), a recovering alcoholic; and Christy’s daughter, Violet (Sadie Calvano), a pregnant teenager, were sharp and funny. Then the series sort of lost its way as it became more about Christy’s series of boyfriends. But the show got back on track as it became 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> 57817780@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:52:21 MDT Each side blames the other for poison gas attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812307-68/government-attack-chemical-weapons.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812307-68/government-attack-chemical-weapons.html.csp">Each side blames the other for poison gas attack</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE BARNARDand BEN HUBBARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T22:37:48.795-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beirut • Syrian state television and anti-government activists reported Saturday that poison gas had been used in a rebel-held village in the central province of Hama, with each side blaming its enemies for an attack they both said sickened more than 100 people. The attack took place Friday evening in the village of Kfar Zeita, sending streams of choking patients, including children, to poorly equipped field hospitals, according to local medics and videos posted online. Opposition activists sai...</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> 57812307@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:37:48 MDT 3 dead after suburban Kansas City shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57814681-200/jewish-center-community-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57814681-200/jewish-center-community-police.html.csp">3 dead after suburban Kansas City shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA SUDEKUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T20:18:29.628-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 08:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Overland Park, Kan. • A man opened fire outside a Jewish community center on Sunday, killing two people before driving over to a retirement community a few blocks away and killing someone else, authorities said. Police arrested the suspect in the parking lot of a nearby elementary school shortly after the shootings, which happened minutes apart at around 1 p.m. in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park. Family members have identified two of the three people killed as a man and his 14-year-old g...</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> 57814681@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:18:29 MDT Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57804085-68/mckeon-administration-committee-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57804085-68/mckeon-administration-committee-military.html.csp">Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The GOP chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he is satisfied with how the military responded to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Republicans are pressing ahead with multiple congressional investigations, but Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., said the military did what it reasonably could during a chaotic night of two separate attacks on Sept. 11, 2012. The assault killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578040852014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57804085@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:51:07 MDT Student charged in stabbing rampage to be prosecuted as adult http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57799165-68/face-moore-police-student.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57799165-68/face-moore-police-student.html.csp">Student charged in stabbing rampage to be prosecuted as adult</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN BEGOS </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JOE MANDAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T21:29:11.228-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murrysville, Pa. • Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a “blank expression” stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him. At least five students were critically wounded, including a boy whose liver was pierced by a knife thrust that narrowly missed his heart and aorta, doctors said. Others also suffered deep abdominal puncture wounds. The rampage set o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577991652014-04-09T21:29:11.228-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T21:29:11.228-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57799165@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:29:11 MDT Police: Pa. student flashed 2 knives, injured 20 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57795710-68/police-student-attack-blood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57795710-68/police-student-attack-blood.html.csp">Police: Pa. student flashed 2 knives, injured 20</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kevin Begos and joe mandak</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T17:58:24.897-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 05:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Murrysville, Pa. • Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a “blank expression” stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him. At least five students were critically wounded, including a boy whose liver was pierced by a knife thrust that narrowly missed his heart and aorta, doctors said. The rampage — which came after decades in which U.S. schools geared mu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577957102014-04-09T17:58:24.897-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T17:58:24.897-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57795710@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:58:24 MDT Gunman kills Dutch priest in trapped Syrian city http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57788040-68/priest-der-homs-lugt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57788040-68/priest-der-homs-lugt.html.csp">Gunman kills Dutch priest in trapped Syrian city</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALBERT AJI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T20:42:02.462-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 08:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Damascus, Syria • A beloved, elderly Dutch priest who made headlines this year with a desperate plea for aid for civilians trapped in the besieged Syrian city of Homs was assassinated Monday by a masked gunman who shot him at his monastery, the latest attack targeting Christian clergymen in the country’s civil war. The killing of Father Francis Van Der Lugt — a Jesuit, the same order as Pope Francis — underscored fears among many of Syria’s Christian and Muslim minorities for the fate of their ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577880402014-04-07T20:42:02.462-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T20:42:02.462-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57788040@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:42:02 MDT Fort Hood victim’s mom, 77, had just met daughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57771755-68/owens-muntean-welton-fort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57771755-68/owens-muntean-welton-fort.html.csp">Fort Hood victim’s mom, 77, had just met daughter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID MERCER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T19:37:30.507-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Champaign, Ill. • The mother of a 37-year-old Illinois soldier killed during an attack at Fort Hood, Texas, says she was reunited less than two weeks earlier with a daughter she gave up for adoption at birth. Mary Muntean of Effingham, Ill., told The Associated Press that she was still celebrating that reunion when she got a call telling her that her son, U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy Owens, was killed Wednesday in the attack at Fort Hood. He was one of four soldiers — including the gunman — killed. A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577717552014-04-03T19:37:30.507-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T19:37:30.507-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57771755@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:37:30 MDT Milbank: Republicans won’t drop their Benghazi obsesssion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57769923-82/points-talking-morell-benghazi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57769923-82/points-talking-morell-benghazi.html.csp">Milbank: Republicans won’t drop their Benghazi obsesssion</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="2014-04-03T11:42:01.715-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">House Republicans on Wednesday held Benghazi hearing number 1,372,569, give or take, and this time they were determined to find the proof that had eluded them in the previous 1,372,568: that Obama administration officials had put politics before national security. Alas for the accusers, this hearing went the way of the others. Lawmakers had another go at Michael Morell, a former deputy and acting CIA director and the man who revised the infamous “talking points” that said the September 2012 atta...</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> 57769923@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:42:01 MDT Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769085-68/base-fort-gunman-hood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57769085-68/base-fort-gunman-hood.html.csp">Fort Hood gunman sought mental health treatment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T11:29:15.139-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Hood, Texas • An Iraq War veteran being treated for mental illness was the gunman who opened fire at Fort Hood, killing three people and wounding 16 others before committing suicide, in an attack on the same Texas military base where more than a dozen people were slain in 2009, authorities said. Within hours of the Wednesday attack, investigators started looking into whether the man’s combat experience had caused lingering psychological trauma. Fort Hood’s senior officer, Lt. Gen. Mark Mill...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577690852014-04-03T11:29:15.139-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T11:29:15.139-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57769085@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:29:15 MDT Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood Army base http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57765745-68/fort-shooting-hood-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57765745-68/fort-shooting-hood-military.html.csp">Gunman kills 3, wounds 16 at Fort Hood Army base</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T21:33:55.633-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 09:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Hood, Texas • A soldier opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide at the same post where more than a dozen people were slain in a 2009 attack, authorities said. The shooter, who served in Iraq in 2011, had been undergoing an assessment to determine whether he had post-traumatic stress disorder, according to Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley, the senior officer on the base. There was no indication the ...</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> 57765745@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:33:55 MDT Ex-CIA official: Benghazi talking points not politically motivated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766074-68/points-talking-morell-cia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57766074-68/points-talking-morell-cia.html.csp">Ex-CIA official: Benghazi talking points not politically motivated</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T20:00:02.501-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 08:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The CIA’s former deputy director said Wednesday he deleted references to terrorism warnings from widely disputed talking points on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attack to avoid the spy agency’s gloating at the expense of the State Department. Mike Morell faced more than three hours of questioning from the House Intelligence committee in a rare open session that examined who changed the talking points —and why — in the politically-charged aftermath of the deadly Sept. 11 assault on a U.S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577660742014-04-02T20:00:02.501-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T20:00:02.501-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57766074@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:00:02 MDT Ted Cruz: Religious liberties under attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57764392-68/cruz-religious-attack-elliott.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57764392-68/cruz-religious-attack-elliott.html.csp">Ted Cruz: Religious liberties under attack</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHILIP ELLIOTT and ALAN SUDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T18:34:33.303-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lynchburg, Va. • Possible Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said Wednesday that religious Americans have a duty to take a stand against policies, such as President Barack Obama’s health care law, that could threaten their liberties. “As believers, we are called to action; not just sitting quietly and hiding our faith under a bushel but to stand and speak no matter what the consequence,” the Texas senator told students at Liberty University. “Religious liberty has never been more under att...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577643922014-04-02T18:34:33.303-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T18:34:33.303-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57764392@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:34:33 MDT Former CIA official denies allegations on Benghazi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763928-68/morell-points-talking-attack.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57763928-68/morell-points-talking-attack.html.csp">Former CIA official denies allegations on Benghazi</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T18:34:47.429-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 06:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The former deputy director of the CIA insisted on Wednesday that he didn’t edit the widely debunked talking points on the 2012 Benghazi attack due to political pressure to protect President Barack Obama and onetime Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In a rare open session, Mike Morell offered a lengthy defense of his actions and the work of the spy agency in the politically-charged aftermath of the Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic mission in Libya. Four Americans, includin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577639282014-04-02T18:34:47.429-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-02T18:34:47.429-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763928@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:34:47 MDT Marathon victim sues Glenn Beck for defamation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758278-68/beck-alharbi-boston-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758278-68/beck-alharbi-boston-lawsuit.html.csp">Marathon victim sues Glenn Beck for defamation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • A Saudi Arabian man injured in the Boston Marathon bombings has filed a defamation lawsuit against Glenn Beck, accusing the conservative commentator of calling him “the money man” behind the attack. Abdulrahman Alharbi, 20, said in the lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Boston that his reputation was “substantially and severely damaged” as a result of Beck’s statements on the air linking him to the bombings. The lawsuit, which also names the broadcast companies connected to ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577582782014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T18:38:38.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57758278@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 18:38:38 MDT Utah research: Genetic marker may predict heart attacks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743674-78/heart-attack-blood-patients.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743674-78/heart-attack-blood-patients.html.csp">Utah research: Genetic marker may predict heart attacks</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="2014-03-30T21:06:15.637-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 09:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cardiologists have called it their greatest unmet need — a test to predict when a patient is about to have a heart attack. Scientists in California last year detected elevated clusters of endothelial cells in the blood of heart attack victims. Now researchers at Utah’s Intermountain Medical Center have identified a genetic signal in the blood that surfaces days before a heart attack. “We think it’s an interesting signal that may help us anticipate and prevent heart attacks through aggressive ...</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> 57743674@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:06:15 MDT Letter: Prevent climate-change disasters as we would prevent terrorist attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57739095-82/climate-enemy-kaufman-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57739095-82/climate-enemy-kaufman-percent.html.csp">Letter: Prevent climate-change disasters as we would prevent terrorist attack</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T22:30:05.061-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Sen. Ted Kaufman wrote: “In the months after 9/11, Vice President Dick Cheney repeatedly invoked the principle that if there’s even a 1 percent chance of a terrorist attack, we must prepare as if it were a certainty. “Can a rational human being who doesn’t believe in climate change at least agree there is a remote possibility that 95 percent of climate scientists are right? Maybe a 1 percent chance? If so, shouldn’t we prudently prepare ‘as if it were a certainty?’” Since 9/11 the Unite...</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> 57739095@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:30:05 MDT Nearly 530 sentenced to death in Egypt; defense not allowed to present case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57725228-68/cairo-police-death-defendants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57725228-68/cairo-police-death-defendants.html.csp">Nearly 530 sentenced to death in Egypt; defense not allowed to present case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAGGIE MICHAEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T19:21:23.599-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • An Egyptian court Monday sentenced to death nearly 530 suspected backers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi over a deadly attack on a police station, capping a swift, two-day mass trial in which defense attorneys were not allowed to present their case. It was the largest single batch of death sentences in the world in recent years, Amnesty International said. The U.S. State Department said it “defies logic” that so many people could get a fair trial in just two sessions. The verdicts by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577252282014-03-24T19:21:23.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T19:21:23.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57725228@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:21:23 MDT Nine killed by Taliban in Afghan hotel, including kids shot in head http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57712327-68/hotel-attack-killed-afghan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57712327-68/hotel-attack-killed-afghan.html.csp">Nine killed by Taliban in Afghan hotel, including kids shot in head</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIM GAMEL and AMIR SHAH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-21T08:55:01.541-06:00">Updated Mar 21, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • The luxury hotel was considered one of the safest spots in the Afghan capital Kabul. Yet, four gunmen walked in, made their way to the restaurant, pulled out hidden pistols and started shooting diners, officials said Friday. They killed nine people, including shooting an AFP journalist, his wife and two children in the head. The shooting spree Thursday evening at the Serena Hotel was the latest in a series of high-profile attacks by the Taliban and allied militants as they 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> 57712327@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:55:01 MDT