BORDER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BORDER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Pro-Russians storm into Ukraine buildings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782792-68/ukraine-russian-donetsk-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782792-68/ukraine-russian-donetsk-russia.html.csp">Pro-Russians storm into Ukraine buildings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T22:03:01.775-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Crowds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed government buildings Sunday in several major cities in eastern Ukraine, where secessionist sentiment has sparked frequent protests since Ukraine’s Russia-friendly president was ousted in February. In Donetsk, 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of the Russian border, a large group of people, including many in masks carrying sticks and stones, surged into the provincial government building and smashed windows. A gathering of several hundred, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577827922014-04-06T22:03:01.775-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-06T22:03:01.775-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57782792@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 22:03:01 MDT Pro-Russians storm Ukraine government buildings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782961-68/ukraine-russian-russia-donetsk.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782961-68/ukraine-russian-russia-donetsk.html.csp">Pro-Russians storm Ukraine government buildings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T18:01:01.805-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 06:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Crowds of pro-Russian demonstrators stormed government buildings Sunday in several major cities in eastern Ukraine, where secessionist sentiment has sparked frequent protests since Ukraine’s Russia-friendly president was ousted in February. In Donetsk, 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of the Russian border, a large group of people, including many in masks carrying sticks and stones, surged into the provincial government building and smashed windows. A gathering of several hundred, m...</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> 57782961@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 18:01:01 MDT The Washington Post: Talked to death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57770204-82/assad-power-council-regime.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57770204-82/assad-power-council-regime.html.csp">The Washington Post: Talked to death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T01:01:05.208-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five months have passed since Secretary of State John F. Kerry declared that “the world must act quickly” to stop a “war of starvation” being waged by the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad against “huge proportions of the population.” It’s been nearly six weeks since the U.N. Security Council passed Resolution 2139, which ordered the regime and rebels to “promptly allow unhindered humanitarian access.” Since then, according to U.N. humanitarian coordinator Valerie Amos, the war of starvation has wo...</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> 57770204@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 01:01:05 MDT Russia pulls back a battalion from the Ukrainian border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57755987-68/russia-russian-ukraine-troops.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57755987-68/russia-russian-ukraine-troops.html.csp">Russia pulls back a battalion from the Ukrainian border</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T20:53:34.94-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SIMFEROPOL, Crimea • Russia said Monday it was pulling a battalion of several hundred troops away from the Ukrainian border but kept tens of thousands in place, prompting a worried response from the Kiev government about what the U.S. warned was still a “tremendous buildup.” Russia moved quickly to strengthen its economic hold on Crimea, with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arriving in the newly annexed peninsula with promises of funds for improved power supplies, water lines, education and pens...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57755987@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:53:34 MDT Russia pulls back a battalion from Ukraine border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57754536-68/russia-ukraine-russian-crimea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57754536-68/russia-ukraine-russian-crimea.html.csp">Russia pulls back a battalion from Ukraine border</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LAURA MILLS and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T14:45:22.298-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 02:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Simferopol, Crimea • Russia said Monday it was pulling a battalion of several hundred troops away from the Ukrainian border but kept tens of thousands in place, prompting a worried response from the Kiev government about what the U.S. warned was still a “tremendous buildup.” Russia moved quickly to strengthen its economic hold on Crimea, with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arriving in this newly annexed peninsula with promises of funds for improved power supplies, water lines, education and pens...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577545362014-03-31T14:45:22.298-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T14:45:22.298-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57754536@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:45:22 MDT Russia: Make Ukraine a federation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750617-68/ukraine-russian-russia-kerry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57750617-68/ukraine-russian-russia-kerry.html.csp">Russia: Make Ukraine a federation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW LEE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T22:27:39.338-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 10:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • The United States and Russia agreed Sunday that the crisis in Ukraine requires a diplomatic resolution, but four hours of talks between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov failed to break a tense East-West deadlock over how to proceed. Sitting face-to-face but not seeing eye-to-eye on any of the most critical issues, Kerry and Lavrov advanced far- different proposals on how to calm tensions and de-escalate the situation, particularly as Russia c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577506172014-03-30T22:27:39.338-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-30T22:27:39.338-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57750617@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 22:27:39 MDT Bloomberg: Cleaning up the Colorado http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57723490-82/delta-mexico-colorado-river.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57723490-82/delta-mexico-colorado-river.html.csp">Bloomberg: Cleaning up the Colorado</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">From Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T01:01:04.375-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">From Bloomberg View How the Colorado River Delta, once a verdant wilderness south of the U.S.-Mexico border, turned into a brown and salty wasteland is a sadly familiar tale. Remarkably, however, this story is about to run in reverse. Humans, having parched the delta for decades, are about to water it again. The benefits are not just environmental but also political. In the mid-20th century, when the United States began holding the Colorado River back behind a series of dams, the river stopp...</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> 57723490@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 01:01:04 MDT Turkish jet downs Syrian warplane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57721133-68/syrian-turkish-border-syria.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57721133-68/syrian-turkish-border-syria.html.csp">Turkish jet downs Syrian warplane</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DESMOND BUTLER </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and ALBERT AJI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-23T22:13:02.421-06:00">Updated Mar 23, 2014 10:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Istanbul • Turkish fighter jets shot down a Syrian warplane Sunday after it violated the country’s airspace, Turkey’s prime minister said, in a move likely to ramp up tensions between two countries already deeply at odds over Syria’s civil war. A spokesman for Syria’s military confirmed the incident, denouncing it as a “blatant aggression.” The unnamed spokesman quoted on Syrian state TV said the plane was hit while pursuing gunmen near the border, and that the pilot safely ejected from the airc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577211332014-03-23T22:13:02.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-23T22:13:02.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57721133@www.sltrib.com Sun, 23 Mar 2014 22:13:02 MDT Russian troops seize gas terminal outside Crimean border http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57687890-68/russia-referendum-vote-crimea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57687890-68/russia-referendum-vote-crimea.html.csp">Russian troops seize gas terminal outside Crimean border</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T22:53:01.988-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 10:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-EXP-UKRAINE-TENSIONS-2NDLD-WRITETHRU-NYT,0437 Kiev Says Russia Seized Gas Plant Close to Crimea (EDS: SUBS for complete writethru; NEW headline; CHANGES byline.) ; (This article is part of TIMES EXPRESS. It is a condensed version of a story that will appear in tomorrow’s New York Times.) By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN, PETER BAKER and ANDREW E. KRAMER c.2014 New York Times News Service SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine - Tensions mounted on the eve of a secession referendum here in Crimea as helicopter-borne Rus...</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> 57687890@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 22:53:01 MDT Thousands march in pro-invasion rally in Moscow http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57622354-68/moscow-russia-ukraine-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57622354-68/moscow-russia-ukraine-russian.html.csp">Thousands march in pro-invasion rally in Moscow</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LAURA MILLS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T23:04:02.623-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Thousands marched freely through Moscow on Sunday in support of Russia using military force in neighboring Ukraine, while at an anti-invasion protest nearby dozens were detained. Russian state television ratcheted up its pro-invasion rhetoric over the weekend and showed what it claimed were buses full of refugees pouring across the Ukrainian border, fleeing what anchors call the “fascist thugs” who took power after Russia-leaning President Viktor Yanukovych fled the country last week a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576223542014-03-02T23:04:02.623-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-02T23:04:02.623-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57622354@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 23:04:02 MDT Op-ed: Costs of U.S. House dithering on immigration are too high http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57601603-82/immigration-utah-state-immigrants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57601603-82/immigration-utah-state-immigrants.html.csp">Op-ed: Costs of U.S. House dithering on immigration are too high</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By donna mcaleer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T01:01:03.385-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two corners of our country contain powerful and contradictory symbols of immigration in the United States. One is a barrier. The other is a beacon. The barrier is in the southwest corner, a fence almost 700 miles long on our border with Mexico. The beacon is in the northeast corner, on Liberty Island in New York harbor. It’s the Statue of Liberty. Inscribed on the plaque that Lady Liberty holds is this extract of the Emma Lazarus sonnet, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearni...</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> 57601603@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT Mexico condems shooting by U.S. border agent of man throwing rocks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57574484-68/border-agent-force-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57574484-68/border-agent-force-department.html.csp">Mexico condems shooting by U.S. border agent of man throwing rocks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLIOT SPAGAT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T12:32:01.931-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 12:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Diego • The Mexican government on Thursday condemned a U.S. Border Patrol agent’s fatal shooting of a Mexican man who allegedly struck the agent in the head with a rock near the U.S-Mexico border in California. Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department said it was “deeply concerned” about the killing of 41-year-old Jesus Flores Cruz near San Diego. The department said lethal force should be avoided in immigration enforcement. The unidentified agent fired his gun Tuesday after Flores Cruz hurled ...</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> 57574484@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:32:01 MDT Snowstorm leads to canyon travel restrictions, winter driving warnings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57568705-78/afternoon-snow-wednesday-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57568705-78/afternoon-snow-wednesday-lake.html.csp">Snowstorm leads to canyon travel restrictions, winter driving warnings</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="2014-02-19T17:41:10.268-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The sudden onset of heavy snowfall along the Wasatch Front Wednesday afternoon prompted the Utah Department of Transportation to issue winter driving-related advisories. As of noon, UDOT restricted both Big and Little Cottonwood canyons to tire chains or four-wheel drive vehicles. The restrictions were to apply into late afternoon at least, if not longer. The wind-driven snow pounding Wasatch County’s Daniels Canyon also was a factor in a crash involving two semi-trailer rigs that left that stre...</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> 57568705@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:41:10 MDT