ATTACK - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTACK News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410789-68/shabab-attack-uganda-kenya.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410789-68/shabab-attack-uganda-kenya.html.csp">U.S. warns citizens of terror plot in Uganda</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM ODULA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T22:01:02.181-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nairobi, Kenya • The U.S. embassy in Uganda warned American citizens in the country Saturday to stay at home overnight as Ugandan authorities attempt to foil a possible terror attack. The embassy in a message on its website said it is trying to assess the scope of a possible plot by the Somali militants, al-Shabab, and whether members of the cell plotting the attack are still at large. The warning did not have details of when or how the attack was to take place. The statement urged U.S. citizen...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58410789@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:01:02 MDT One trooper dead, one critical after ambush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410564-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410564-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp">One trooper dead, one critical after ambush</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL RUBINKAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T20:16:27.195-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 08:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa. • A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said a “very dangerous, armed criminal” eluded quick capture. “This attack was an ambush. Our troopers were ... shot without warning and really had no chance to defend thems...</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> 58410564@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:16:27 MDT Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410302-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58410302-68/state-police-trooper-barracks.html.csp">Pa. State Police identify trooper killed in ambush</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL RUBINKAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T16:54:02.561-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 04:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Blooming Grove, Pa. • A late-night ambush outside a state police barracks in Pennsylvania’s rural northeastern corner left one trooper dead and another critically wounded, and authorities scoured the densely wooded countryside and beyond on Saturday looking for the shooter or shooters. State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan said a “very dangerous, armed criminal” eluded quick capture. “This attack was an ambush. Our troopers were ... shot without warning and really had no chance to defend themse...</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> 58410302@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:54:02 MDT Unified Police hunting for suspects in Millcreek knife attack http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58397853-78/victim-male-suspects-female.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58397853-78/victim-male-suspects-female.html.csp">Unified Police hunting for suspects in Millcreek knife attack</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T14:40:33.271-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 02:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Unified Police were hunting Wednesday for suspects in a knife-attack that put a Millcreek man in the hospital. UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said a 911 call came in at 9:32 p.m. Tuesday reporting a stabbing outside a Millcreek apartment complex near 300 East and Hill Ave. (4050 South). The 24-year-old male victim and the suspects — a man and a woman — had left the scene when officers arrived. However, witnesses said the victim, seeing the suspect male and female arguing, had tried to intervene on the fem...</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> 58397853@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:40:33 MDT USU Football: Aggies roll past Idaho State 40-20 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58383737-77/aggies-state-yards-hill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58383737-77/aggies-state-yards-hill.html.csp">USU Football: Aggies roll past Idaho State 40-20</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Lya Wodraska The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:12:19.772-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Utah State used a passing attack - just not their own - and a solid rushing attack to hand Idaho State a 40-20 loss in front of 20,249 at Romney Stadium Saturday. The win marked the Aggies’ sixth straight home opening victory and their eighth straight victory against a Football Championship Series team. The last FCS team to beat the Aggies was Idaho State when the Bengals won 27-24 in 2000. Saturday’s game had all the makings of another upset with the Bengals playing Utah State close thr...</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> 58383737@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 00:12:19 MDT Somalia extremist group names new leader http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58382632-68/shabab-godane-somalia-death.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58382632-68/shabab-godane-somalia-death.html.csp">Somalia extremist group names new leader</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ABDI GULED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-06T19:27:04.148-06:00">Updated Sep 6, 2014 07:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mogadishu, Somalia • Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, named a new leader Saturday after confirming the killing of their previous leader by a U.S. airstrike, a commander of the group said. The Somali militants unanimously selected Ahmad Umar, also known as Abu Ubaidah, at a meeting in an undisclosed location in Somalia, said rebel commander Abu Mohammed. Al-Shabab also stated that it remains aligned with al-Qaida, according to the Site Intelligence Group, that monitors statements b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583826322014-09-06T19:27:04.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-06T19:27:04.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58382632@www.sltrib.com Sat, 06 Sep 2014 19:27:04 MDT Some Christians arm as Mideast perils mount http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58377766-68/christians-syria-christian-iraq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58377766-68/christians-syria-christian-iraq.html.csp">Some Christians arm as Mideast perils mount</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T08:55:02.39-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">QAA, Lebanon • Every day around sunset, dozens of residents of this small Lebanese Christian village on the border carry their automatic rifles and deploy on surrounding hills, taking up positions and laying ambushes in case Muslim extremists from neighboring Syria attack. “We all know that if they come, they will slit our throats for no reason,” said one villager as he drove through the streets of Qaa, an assault rifle resting next to him. For months, Lebanese Christians have watched with dread...</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> 58377766@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:55:02 MDT Intelligence nightmare: Extremists returning home http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355051-68/syria-islamic-state-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355051-68/syria-islamic-state-group.html.csp">Intelligence nightmare: Extremists returning home</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN and BRADLEY KLAPPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T11:31:01.628-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage. On May 24, prosecutors say, he methodically shot four people at the Jewish Museum in central Brussels. Three died instantly, one afterward. Nemmouche was arrested later, apparently by chance. For U.S. and European counterterrorism officials, that 90-second spasm of v...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583550512014-08-30T11:31:01.628-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T11:31:01.628-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355051@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:31:01 MDT At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home from abroad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353045-68/syria-islamic-state-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353045-68/syria-islamic-state-group.html.csp">At heart of Syria fears, extremists returning home from abroad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and BRADLEY KLAPPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T19:42:10.751-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 07:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage. On May 24, prosecutors say, he methodically shot four people at the Jewish Museum in central Brussels. Three died instantly, one afterward. Nemmouche was arrested later, apparently by chance. For U.S. and European counterterrorism officials, that 90-second spasm of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583530452014-08-29T19:42:10.751-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T19:42:10.751-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353045@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:42:10 MDT Cameron promises tough action to fight militants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351792-68/cameron-state-threat-level.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351792-68/cameron-state-threat-level.html.csp">Cameron promises tough action to fight militants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T19:41:29.508-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 07:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain’s armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida. Cameron’s remarks came just moments after authorities raised Britain’s terror threat level to severe, the second highest level. The decision was related to developments in Iraq and Syria, but there was no information to suggest an attack was imminent. “What we are facing in Iraq...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517922014-08-29T19:41:29.508-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T19:41:29.508-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351792@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:41:29 MDT Offerman appeals judgment in bat attack case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343189-77/offerman-bat-catcher-appealing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58343189-77/offerman-bat-catcher-appealing.html.csp">Offerman appeals judgment in bat attack case</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:58.507-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bridgeport, Conn. • Former major league baseball player Jose Offerman is appealing a federal court order that he pay $940,000 to a catcher injured during a minor league brawl in 2007. A jury last month awarded the money to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who says he suffered career-ending injuries when Offerman hit him in the head with a bat. Photos show a bat-wielding Offerman charging the mound after being hit by a pitch. But he denies swinging it at anybody. Offerman’s l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583431892014-08-27T23:28:58.507-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T23:28:58.507-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343189@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:58 MDT Schuck: The benefits of attack adds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343042-82/ads-negative-attack-voters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58343042-82/ads-negative-attack-voters.html.csp">Schuck: The benefits of attack adds</a></h4>