BIRTHDAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BIRTHDAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) In wake of deaths, India sets age limit for Krishna birthday pyramids http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296666-68/court-krishna-pyramids-age.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58296666-68/court-krishna-pyramids-age.html.csp">In wake of deaths, India sets age limit for Krishna birthday pyramids</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:04:43.431-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Delhi • India’s top court said Thursday that children as young as 12 can climb atop towering human pyramids in a popular Hindu celebration that has seen deaths and injuries in past years. Devotees celebrate the birthday of the child-god Krishna each August by forming a pyramid with the last climber, usually a child, clambering to the top to break the “dahi handi,” an earthen pot filled with curd. It honors Krishna’s effort to steal butter. Hundreds of thousands of cheering people join the ce...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582966662014-08-14T09:04:43.431-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:04:43.431-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296666@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:04:43 MDT 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