BIRTHDAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BIRTHDAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Bershidsky: Merkel shows the men how leadership is done http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58201005-82/merkel-leadership-germany-german.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58201005-82/merkel-leadership-germany-german.html.csp">Bershidsky: Merkel shows the men how leadership is done</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Leonid Bershidsky</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T09:00:43.042-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Would women be better than men at running the world? There’s a case to be made on the example of Angela Merkel, currently the longest-serving — and most popular — leader of a Group of Seven country. Ten years ago, the former physical chemist celebrated her 50th birthday by listening to a long lecture titled “The Brain: Complex System Without Conductor; Consequences for Our Self-Image.” A 2005 New Yorker profile of the emerging political star reported that when a rival for the leadership in Germa...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58201005@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:00:43 MDT News roundup: What you know about the 4th is wrong http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58145527-64/trib-president-utah-july.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58145527-64/trib-president-utah-july.html.csp">News roundup: What you know about the 4th is wrong</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="2014-07-03T07:54:42.525-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What you know about July 4 is wrong. Primary saw 10 percent turnout in SL Co. KCPW raises much-needed cash. Happy Thursday. Tomorrow is America's birthday. Or is it? What you think you know about the Fourth of July and our nation's founding may be wrong. It's not what we were taught when we were younger, i.e. the Declaration of Independence wasn't signed on the 4th, the Liberty Bell wasn't rung to celebrate America's independence and Betsy Ross didn't sew the first American flag. Read this...</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> 58145527@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:54:42 MDT Utah police: Woman said meth was a birthday gift http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142183-78/police-woman-birthday-arrested.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142183-78/police-woman-birthday-arrested.html.csp">Utah police: Woman said meth was a birthday gift</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T16:22:06.699-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 04:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Police have arrested a 46-year-old woman accused of attempting to buy methamphetamine from an off-duty police officer and claiming the purchase was a birthday gift for her sister. A Provo police report shows the woman was arrested Monday evening after she approached the off-duty officer and displayed a glass pipe. Authorities say she then told police she was trying to buy methamphetamine for her sister’s birthday. Records say she also told police the pipe was not hers and she was holding...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581421832014-07-02T16:22:06.699-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T16:22:06.699-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142183@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:22:06 MDT News roundup: Poll: Obama now as unpopular as Bush http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58064012-64/trib-utah-obama-bush.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58064012-64/trib-utah-obama-bush.html.csp">News roundup: Poll: Obama now as unpopular as Bush</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="2014-06-13T08:39:20.301-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 08:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Poll: Obama now as unpopular as Bush. Swallow probe was hampered by investigator infighting. More LDS excommunications to come? Happy Friday. President Barack Obama is now just as unpopular as former President George W. Bush, a new survey finds. Some 51 percent of Americans polled have an unfavorable opinion of Obama, and the same number feel the same about Bush, according to a CNN/ORC International poll. Obama and Bush share about the same favorable rating. [TheHill] Topping the news: A p...</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> 58064012@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:39:20 MDT Ex-president Bush makes 90th birthday parachute jump http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060376-68/bush-president-jump-birthday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060376-68/bush-president-jump-birthday.html.csp">Ex-president Bush makes 90th birthday parachute jump</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID SHARP </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T10:10:20.033-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kennebunkport, Maine • Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home in coastal Maine, delivering on a vow he made five years ago even though he can no longer use his legs. The nation’s 41st president jumped from a helicopter harnessed to Sgt. 1st Class Mike Elliott, a retired member of the Golden Knights, the Army’s parachute team, near Kennebunkport. Elliott guided Bush to a gentle landing five years ago. On Th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580603762014-06-12T10:10:20.033-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T10:10:20.033-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060376@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:10:20 MDT W. Jordan cops seek suspect who pocketed 17 iPods http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58051297-78/ipods-jordan-store-suspect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58051297-78/ipods-jordan-store-suspect.html.csp">W. Jordan cops seek suspect who pocketed 17 iPods</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="2014-06-10T16:43:14.463-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Apparently, a shoplifter decided his birthday celebration included helping himself to a West Jordan Target store’s stock of iPods. West Jordan police Sgt. Dan Roberts said the suspect — described as a heavy-set male, age 25-30, wearing a blue T-shirt, dark cargo shorts and sandals — made off with 17 of the prized music players late Sunday morning. Police say security cameras show he made several trips to the 7779 S. Jordan Landing store’s display case, grabbing several iPods at a time. Each trip...</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> 58051297@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:43:14 MDT First lady Barbara Bush has low-key 89th birthday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58042566-68/bush-birthday-barbara-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58042566-68/bush-birthday-barbara-family.html.csp">First lady Barbara Bush has low-key 89th birthday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T11:38:02.556-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kennebunkport, Maine • Former first lady Barbara Bush is having a low-key 89th birthday celebration in Maine. A family spokesman says the wife of former President George H.W. Bush is having a private dinner Sunday with relatives in Kennebunkport, where the family has a summer home. There’ll be another celebration later in the week. The former president turns 90 on Thursday. George H.W. Bush went skydiving on his 85th birthday and vowed he would do it again on his 90th. But it doesn’t appear that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580425662014-06-08T11:38:02.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-08T11:38:02.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58042566@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 11:38:02 MDT Kirby: The me from 1974 wrote me a letter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58007832-80/letter-kirby-myself-1974.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58007832-80/letter-kirby-myself-1974.html.csp">Kirby: The me from 1974 wrote me a letter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T10:06:43.112-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Today is my birthday. I’m a million years old. I read somewhere that the more you complain, the longer God makes you live. Like most people my age with similar life experiences, I never expected to be this old. I’m supposed to be dead. I have a letter that says so. Want a really good laugh? If you’re relatively young, write a letter to yourself today. Put it away and don’t touch it. Then open it in 40 years and find out just how smart you were not. I wrote a letter to myself in 1974. It was a 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> 58007832@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:06:43 MDT