CLINTON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CLINTON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Sen. Rand Paul calls Hillary Clinton a ‘war hawk’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331191-68/war-paul-clinton-hillary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58331191-68/war-paul-clinton-hillary.html.csp">Sen. Rand Paul calls Hillary Clinton a ‘war hawk’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-24T15:49:45.891-06:00">Updated Aug 24, 2014 03:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Calling Hillary Rodham Clinton “a war hawk,” Sen. Rand Paul says that if the former secretary of state seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. Paul is a leading anti-interventionist in the GOP and is considering running for president. Last year he opposed President Barack Obama’s call for military action in Syria. In an interview that aired Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” the Kentucky Republican predicted a “transfor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583311912014-08-24T15:49:45.891-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-24T15:49:45.891-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58331191@www.sltrib.com Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:49:45 MDT Obama heading back to D.C. in rare vacation break http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58306060-68/obama-vacation-president-former.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58306060-68/obama-vacation-president-former.html.csp">Obama heading back to D.C. in rare vacation break</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T18:21:02.939-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 06:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Edgartown, Mass. • President Barack Obama is getting off the island. In a rare move for him, the president planned a break in the middle of his Martha’s Vineyard vacation to return to Washington on Sunday night for meetings with Vice President Joe Biden and other advisers on the U.S. military campaign in Iraq and tensions between police and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri. The White House has been cagey about why the president needs to be back in Washington for those discussions. He’s received ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060602014-08-17T18:21:02.939-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T18:21:02.939-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306060@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 18:21:02 MDT Milbank: Vacationing during a crisis is no day at the beach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58288149-82/obama-clinton-iraq-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58288149-82/obama-clinton-iraq-president.html.csp">Milbank: Vacationing during a crisis is no day at the beach</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="2014-08-12T15:00:46.396-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 03:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Obama must really be teed off. Hillary Rodham Clinton, his once-loyal secretary of state and his likeliest successor, has gone rogue, criticizing his foreign policy as too timid. Obama responded with not one but two rounds of golf. Clinton, in an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg published by the Atlantic over the weekend, offered a withering comment on the Obama doctrine, described in shorthand by White House officials as “don’t do stupid s — .” Said Clinton: “Great nations...</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> 58288149@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:00:46 MDT Fire at West Clinton Elementary playground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58285650-78/fire-playground-clinton-elementary.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58285650-78/fire-playground-clinton-elementary.html.csp">Fire at West Clinton Elementary playground</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T10:53:15.608-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 10:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two fires Monday at a Davis County elementary school playground and baseball field appear to have been started deliberately. Investigators found evidence of incendiary materials at the playground of West Clinton Elementary School, said Clinton Fire Chief Dave Olsen. The fire broke out about 3 p.m. at the school, 2826 W. 1800 North, engulfing the playground equipment and causing about $75,000 in damage, the school district estimated. At about the same time, someone set fire to paper products in a...</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> 58285650@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:53:15 MDT Hillary Clinton: Obama lacks specific foreign policy doctrine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282318-68/clinton-obama-policy-foreign.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282318-68/clinton-obama-policy-foreign.html.csp">Hillary Clinton: Obama lacks specific foreign policy doctrine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Jonathan Allen </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Greg Giroux</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T20:15:05.938-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Hillary Clinton is taking on President Barack Obama with the same issue he used against her in the 2008 Democratic primary: foreign policy vision. Obama lacks a specific doctrine, according to an Atlantic magazine interview with Clinton, the unannounced presidential candidate who is leading Democrats and Republicans in 2016 polling. “Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle,” Clinton told The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, a...</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> 58282318@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:15:05 MDT Hatch: Obama is no Bill Clinton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58276430-64/democrats-bill-clinton-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58276430-64/democrats-bill-clinton-obama.html.csp">Hatch: Obama is no Bill Clinton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T14:33:31.958-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 02:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sen. Orrin Hatch gave a wide-ranging interview Thursday to the Crosstalk program on Logan’s KVNU. Here are a few of the gems from the program. • On the working relationship between the White House and Congress: “I don’t think this man (President Barack Obama) could ever be as good as Bill Clinton was and, as you know, I had lots of problems with Bill Clinton.” • On the crisis in Gaza: “Our administration is not supporting Israel the way it should. It’s amazing to me, it’s mind boggling to me bec...</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> 58276430@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:33:31 MDT Clinton residents told not to drink water, E. coli detected http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58268770-78/coli-clinton-detected-drink.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58268770-78/coli-clinton-detected-drink.html.csp">Clinton residents told not to drink water, E. coli detected</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T22:28:02.964-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Clinton residents were urged not to drink tap water after E. coli bacteria was detected in water samples Wednesday, state officials reported. The safety of residential water is not known, and the advisory is in effect until results from further testing are available, likely Thursday afternoon, according to the state Division of Emergency Management. Residents are asked to drink bottled water and throw away ice made from tap water. The contamination may have occurred when a resident connected irr...</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> 58268770@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 22:28:02 MDT Will: If only Sen. Brown’s name was Sharon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251793-82/brown-democratic-clinton-party.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58251793-82/brown-democratic-clinton-party.html.csp">Will: If only Sen. Brown’s name was Sharon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By George F. Will</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T10:11:02.892-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • If Ohio’s senior senator were named Sharon Brown instead of Sherrod Brown, progressives would have a plausible political pin-up and a serious alternative to the tawdry boredom of Hillary Clinton’s joyless plod toward her party’s presidential nomination. Drop one of Brown’s consonants and change another, and a vowel, and we might be spared the infatuation of what Howard Dean called “the Democratic wing of the Democratic Party” for Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Sherrod Brown won’t be co...</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> 58251793@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 10:11:02 MDT Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit vs. Obama http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58237246-68/impeachment-president-republicans-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58237246-68/impeachment-president-republicans-law.html.csp">Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit vs. Obama</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T08:09:49.571-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 08:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily. Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help explain why Speaker John Boehner and the current GOP leadership want no part of such talk now, although conservatives increasingly clamor for it. And also why President Barack Obama’s White House seems almost eager to stir the impeachment pot three months bef...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582372462014-07-30T08:09:49.571-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T08:09:49.571-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237246@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:09:49 MDT Former Utah female firefighter alleges sexual harassment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233807-78/drescher-lawsuit-department-harassment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233807-78/drescher-lawsuit-department-harassment.html.csp">Former Utah female firefighter alleges sexual harassment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:30:50.685-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former firefighter is suing the Clinton Fire Department for alleged discrimination and sexual harassment, claiming firefighters made sexually explicit comments, routinely walked in on her while she was showering and changing clothes in the women’s bathroom, and appeared in the station naked or wearing only underwear. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in 2nd District Court, Shelley Drescher claims that she was denied promotion in retaliation for her complaints of harassment and a sexist culture in ...</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> 58233807@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:30:50 MDT Clinton earns $12M in 16 months http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58207916-68/clinton-foundation-income-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58207916-68/clinton-foundation-income-according.html.csp">Clinton earns $12M in 16 months</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Lerer </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and Lauren Streib</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T18:47:01.758-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 06:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Hillary Clinton has earned at least $12 million in 16 months since leaving the State Department, a windfall at odds with her party’s call to shrink the gap between the rich and the poor. Clinton’s income since her resignation as secretary of state in February 2013 is derived mostly from her latest memoir, speeches and paid appearances at corporate retreats, according to an analysis of data compiled by Bloomberg. At least 12 organizations that previously booked President Bill Clinto...</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> 58207916@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:47:01 MDT Cillizza: Clinton will be the nominee. So why is anyone else running? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58200991-82/clinton-run-democratic-presidential.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58200991-82/clinton-run-democratic-presidential.html.csp">Cillizza: Clinton will be the nominee. So why is anyone else running?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Chris Cillizza</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T01:01:03.275-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Every passing week makes one thing abundantly clear: Hillary Rodham Clinton is going to be the Democratic presidential nominee in 2016. This week’s evidence came in the form of two polls — conducted by NBC and Marist College — of Democratic voters in Iowa and New Hampshire. In Iowa, Clinton led Vice President Joe Biden 70 percent to 20 percent. In New Hampshire, Clinton led Biden by an even wider 74 percent to 18 percent. (That’s not to pick on Biden; he was the strongest of Clinton’s possible c...</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> 58200991@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:01:03 MDT Milbank: Elizabeth Warren for president? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58200995-82/warren-obama-senate-presidential.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58200995-82/warren-obama-senate-presidential.html.csp">Milbank: Elizabeth Warren for president?</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="2014-07-20T01:01:03.424-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • It was one of those important-but-dull hearings that don’t even get broadcast on C-SPAN 3. An obscure subcommittee was taking expert testimony on patient safety Thursday, and only four of its 14 members bothered to show up. Several of the public seats were empty, too. But Elizabeth Warren was in her element. The committee’s most junior member was the first senator to arrive, five minutes early, and when it was her turn to question the witnesses she blew past the time ...</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> 58200995@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:01:03 MDT Clinton man dies in freak drill-bit accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195598-78/drill-fell-police-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195598-78/drill-fell-police-wednesday.html.csp">Clinton man dies in freak drill-bit accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T22:47:29.473-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Clinton man died after he fell and a drill pierced his heart on Wednesday. Scott Nathan Johnson, who was in his early 20s, was drilling floors onto trailers Wednesday afternoon at his work, Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., near 1100 S. 1000 West in Clearfield, when the accident occurred, police said Thursday. “For some reason he tripped or fell ... just a four-foot fall, and when he fell, a drill bit he was holding entered into his chest,” said Clearfield Assistant Police Chief Mike Stenqui...</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> 58195598@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:29 MDT Rubin: Who’s telling stories now? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58194376-82/clinton-communication-human-telling.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58194376-82/clinton-communication-human-telling.html.csp">Rubin: Who’s telling stories now?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Rubin</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T10:14:44.282-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 10:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For this administration, failure is always the result of a “communications” problem. Otherwise, failure might be taken as evidence of misguided ideology and incompetent execution, right? It’s a weird excuse for the president who fancies himself to be the most eloquent man on the planet. And it is equally weird when someone whose job it is to communicate U.S. policy makes that excuse. Which brings us to Hillary Clinton. On Tuesday, she had this bit of mumbo-jumbo for the chattering class: “We hav...</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> 58194376@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:14:44 MDT Rampell: It’s not Chelsea’s fault that celebrity pays so well http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58185965-82/clinton-kardashian-appearance-celebrity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58185965-82/clinton-kardashian-appearance-celebrity.html.csp">Rampell: It’s not Chelsea’s fault that celebrity pays so well</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T16:03:19.843-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 04:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Talons drawn, the media have descended upon Chelsea Clinton. Again. Not for her frizzy hair, now smoothed with a killer blowout, or for that preteen metal mouth, now braces-free and pearly white. This time the attacks are over how much money she makes — for her network television fluff pieces and well-attended gigs on the lecture circuit — despite her stick-thin résumé. “The former First Daughter has never run for office, held a public policy job or done philanthropic work outside her family bus...</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> 58185965@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:03:19 MDT Meyerson: Would Clinton be friend or foe of Wall Street http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58169087-82/clinton-street-wall-economy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58169087-82/clinton-street-wall-economy.html.csp">Meyerson: Would Clinton be friend or foe of Wall Street</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harold Meyerson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T06:55:07.205-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 06:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Which Hillary Clinton would run for — and, more important, govern as — president? The onetime New York senator whom many Wall Street bankers supported and former secretary of state who gave speeches to Goldman Sachs and others for a reported $200,000 per? Or the leader of an increasingly progressive Democratic Party, who, in an interview with the German magazine Der Spiegel this week, affirmed the thesis of economist Thomas Piketty? “I think he makes a very strong case that we have unbalanced ou...</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> 58169087@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:55:07 MDT Billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife dies at 82 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149684-79/scaife-clinton-mellon-pittsburgh.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149684-79/scaife-clinton-mellon-pittsburgh.html.csp">Billionaire Richard Mellon Scaife dies at 82</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOE MANDAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T12:49:02.087-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 12:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pittsburgh • Richard Mellon Scaife, the billionaire heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune and a newspaper publisher who funded libertarian and conservative causes and various projects to discredit President Bill Clinton, has died. He was 82. Scaife died early Friday at his home, reported his newspaper, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Scaife’s death comes less than two months after he announced in a first-person, front-page story in his Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he had an untreatable for...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581496842014-07-04T12:49:02.087-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T12:49:02.087-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149684@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:49:02 MDT Child playing with lighter starts house fire in Clinton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147904-78/fire-clinton-lighter-playing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58147904-78/fire-clinton-lighter-playing.html.csp">Child playing with lighter starts house fire in Clinton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela Manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T20:45:02.843-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 08:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An 8-year-old boy playing with a lighter started a fire at a Clinton home Thursday, officials said. A call about the blaze came in at 2:18 p.m., and firefighters arrived within four minutes, Clinton Deputy Fire Chief Justin Benavides said. Smoke was coming from the basement, he added, and heavy flames from the back of the house. Firefighters and officers from other agencies, including Sunset and the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, also responded. The fire caused an estimated $70,000 to $75,000 i...</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> 58147904@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:45:02 MDT Robinson: Clinton succeeds in being underestimated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58146672-82/clinton-hillary-nomination-believe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58146672-82/clinton-hillary-nomination-believe.html.csp">Robinson: Clinton succeeds in being underestimated</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T16:30:48.185-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 04:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • In politics, as in many endeavors, it helps to be underestimated. In this sense, Hillary Clinton is doing great. Clinton’s book tour, which bears some resemblance to a presidential campaign, is being portrayed as some kind of disaster. Her attempt to portray her family as less than fabulously wealthy was bad; her effort to justify that pretense was worse. Her political instincts seem rusty, her reflexes a bit slow. To top it off, the book she’s flogging — a memoir of her years as se...</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> 58146672@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:30:48 MDT