CROSSING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CROSSING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Gaza war cease-fire holds as negotiators gather http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284145-68/gaza-israel-hamas-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284145-68/gaza-israel-hamas-fire.html.csp">Gaza war cease-fire holds as negotiators gather</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">William Booth </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Carol Morello</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T20:55:08.695-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Israeli negotiators returned to Cairo on Monday to resume talks with Palestinians as a cease-fire in the Gaza Strip held throughout the morning. After a brief flurry of cross-border rocket and artillery fire between Gaza and Israel minutes before the 72-hour truce began at midnight, there were no reported violations throughout the morning. Residents of Gaza got up early to take advantage of the lull. Fishermen took to their boats, and some motored out to sea to cast nets...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58284145@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:55:08 MDT Three shelters housing children who cross the border alone to close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260665-68/border-shelters-caught-crossing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58260665-68/border-shelters-caught-crossing.html.csp">Three shelters housing children who cross the border alone to close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T20:07:53.253-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 08:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The government said Monday it will soon close three emergency shelters it established at U.S. military bases to temporarily house children caught crossing the Mexican border alone. It said fewer children were being caught and other shelters will be adequate. A shelter in Oklahoma at Fort Sill is expected to close as early as Friday, the Health and Human Services Department said. Shelters in Texas at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland and in California at Naval Base Ventura County-Port...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582606652014-08-04T20:07:53.253-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T20:07:53.253-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260665@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:07:53 MDT Letter: Bush still king of incompetence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165489-82/obama-bush-incompetence-crossing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58165489-82/obama-bush-incompetence-crossing.html.csp">Letter: Bush still king of incompetence</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:11:02.511-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sheila Thompson (“Too many signs of Obama incompetence,” July 7) says President Obama is incompetent because of (working backward) the VA scandal, Lois Lerner’s lost emails, changes to Obamacare, recess appointments, illegal children crossing the border, Syria ignoring “the red line,” release of Taliban prisoners, and Benghazi. Mischaracterizations of the President’s actions aside, I submit none of it could be in the same universe of badness as George Bush and Dick Cheney starting the Ir...</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> 58165489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:11:02 MDT Letter: Too many signs of Obama incompetence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154691-82/obama-percent-caused-crossing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58154691-82/obama-percent-caused-crossing.html.csp">Letter: Too many signs of Obama incompetence</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T17:13:34.005-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 05:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recent polls show 57 percent of people disapprove of President Obama’s handling of foreign policy, a 41 percent approval rating, with 54 percent believing he is unable to lead the country. The administration discussed a Status of Forces Agreement with Iraq, but didn’t “vehemently pursue it.” Obama’s disengagement caused lost influence politically and diplomatically. Syria’s crossing of the “red line”, releasing 5 high-ranking Taliban from Guantanamo Bay, and the Benghazi debacle makes us look ...</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> 58154691@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:13:34 MDT West Jordan TRAX-car crash causes injuries, delays http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124064-78/train-barron-car-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58124064-78/train-barron-car-west.html.csp">West Jordan TRAX-car crash causes injuries, delays</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="2014-06-28T15:08:24.189-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 03:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A car hit a TRAX train in West Jordan on Friday afternoon, causing injuries and delaying trains. A train was passing through a crossing near 9000 South and 3400 West about 1:10 p.m., when a car stopped at the crossing went through the arms and collided with the train, said Utah Transit Authority spokesman Remi Barron. The driver of the vehicle went to the hospital in serious condition, Barron said. One person on the train also complained of leg pain, Barron added. Trains were delayed 5 to 10 min...</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> 58124064@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:08:24 MDT