DEFENSE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEFENSE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. considers sending troops to Poland, Estonia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57840706-68/europe-exercises-forces-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57840706-68/europe-exercises-forces-military.html.csp">U.S. considers sending troops to Poland, Estonia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T22:00:03.168-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 10:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The United States is considering deploying about 150 soldiers for military exercises to begin in Poland and Estonia in the next few weeks, a Western official said Saturday. The exercises would follow Russia’s buildup of forces near its border with Ukraine and its annexation last month of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said earlier this week that the U.S. is looking for ways to reassure its NATO allies of its strong commitment to collective defense. The P...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578407062014-04-19T22:00:03.168-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-19T22:00:03.168-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57840706@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:00:03 MDT BYU football: Cougar defense has lots of holes to fill in 2014 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57827786-88/camp-defensive-junior-2014.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57827786-88/camp-defensive-junior-2014.html.csp">BYU football: Cougar defense has lots of holes to fill in 2014</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:15:36.507-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • If quarterback Taysom Hill stays healthy, BYU’s offense in 2014 will undoubtedly be better than it was in 2013. The Cougars have to replace prolific pass-catcher Cody Hoffman and all-around playmaker JD Falslev, but not much else, in their quest to be more effective in the red zone and move the ball against the better teams on their schedule. What about the defense? Coach Bronco Mendenhall said that side of the ball will be fine in 2014 and up to the standard he has installed since takin...</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> 57827786@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:15:36 MDT No trial date yet for Jeremy Johnson; frustration builds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57823014-79/date-trial-johnson-warner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57823014-79/date-trial-johnson-warner.html.csp">No trial date yet for Jeremy Johnson; frustration builds</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T16:49:13.505-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Businessman Jeremy Johnson and four others who worked in his St. George company inched closer to a trial date Tuesday on charges they submitted false information to banks so they could continue to charge consumer credit cards for their online marketing operations. U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Warner declined a request by federal prosecutors to set a trial date on the 86 counts faced by each of the five defendants nor would he set a deadline for motions. But Warner said he might be able to set de...</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> 57823014@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:49:13 MDT Did politics sway alleged Utah terrorist’s case? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57814060-78/stiles-case-police-creek.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57814060-78/stiles-case-police-creek.html.csp">Did politics sway alleged Utah terrorist’s case?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T11:01:48.043-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On Aug. 11 of last year, Jack Harry Stiles called 911 because he was afraid. There was no burglar in his home, no sounds of gunshots ringing through the night. He was afraid of his own impulses, of what he might do. Stiles told crisis workers at Pioneer Valley Hospital that he wanted to kill “as many people as possible” at the downtown City Creek Center mall in Salt Lake City, according to court documents, and then do away with himself. More than a month later, he was arrested and charged with ...</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> 57814060@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:01:48 MDT Utah State football: Aggies’ spring game is full of competition (VIDEO) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57811925-77/game-spring-iframe-embed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57811925-77/game-spring-iframe-embed.html.csp">Utah State football: Aggies’ spring game is full of competition (VIDEO)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T20:47:49.762-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 08:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Almost as soon as the tipped pass bounced into his hands, Devin Centers was in stride. To the 40, to the 30, to the 20 — nothing was about to stop him from taking his interception all the way. Well, just one thing: Craig Harrison’s red jersey as it popped in his path. Not eager to stiffarm a quarterback in a spring scrimmage, Centers tried to cut back. He was tackled two yards short of the goal line, and the sophomore safety was left laughing at himself at what might have been. “ It’s OK...</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> 57811925@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:47:49 MDT Utah State football revving up for Blue vs. White Spring Game on Saturday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57807704-55/pts-game-spring-aggies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57807704-55/pts-game-spring-aggies.html.csp">Utah State football revving up for Blue vs. White Spring Game on Saturday</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="2014-04-12T18:39:26.901-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 06:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It's the biggest afternoon of the spring for Utah State football. A few thousand fans will file into the stands at Romney Stadium for a 2 p.m. kickoff. More than 100 recruits and their parents will be on the sidelines. Alumni are back, and Aggies are looking for the first glimpse of what they have to look forward to in the fall. It could be assumed that coach Matt Wells is looking for something particularly special in the Aggies' Blue vs. White Spring Game. It's true that the coaching staff want...</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> 57807704@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:39:26 MDT Utah football: Running back Sanders-Williams switches to linebacker http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57804360-77/sanders-williams-linebacker-spring.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57804360-77/sanders-williams-linebacker-spring.html.csp">Utah football: Running back Sanders-Williams switches to linebacker</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T21:41:27.691-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just two days ago, Marcus Sanders-Williams’ main focus was to hold onto the football and break tackles. On Thursday, he was one of the guys trying to make them. “I was a contact player on offense,” he said. “I’m going to be a contact player on defense. I get to go against the offense and stuff, so I’ll still hit those guys.” The sophomore running back has turned into a linebacker, bolstering what has become a precariously thin position for the Utes this spring. Coach Kyle Whittingham announced T...</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> 57804360@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:41:27 MDT Utah defense firm L-3 lays off about 80 workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57802023-79/company-employees-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57802023-79/company-employees-lake-salt.html.csp">Utah defense firm L-3 lays off about 80 workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T17:31:14.217-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">L-3 Communication Systems-Wests’ Salt Lake City office announced layoffs of about 80 positions Thursday, adding to cuts of more than 400 positions in 2013. Jennifer Barton, vice president of media relations for the company’s New York headquarters said in a release that the reduction affects both hourly and salaried employees. “The effects of the challenging defense budget environment require us to make this difficult decision in order to align our employee levels with business demand,” she wrote...</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> 57802023@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:31:14 MDT GOP pushing to add immigration to defense bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801862-68/bill-defense-add-immigration.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801862-68/bill-defense-add-immigration.html.csp">GOP pushing to add immigration to defense bill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T09:45:32.036-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A House chairman says supporters are making headway in an effort to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally a path to resident status through the military. The idea is to make the immigration bill part of the annual defense bill. The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is Republican Howard “Buck” McKeon of California. McKeon says the bill’s sponsor is rounding up votes to add it to the defense bill. McKeon says there are some procedural hurdles, but the lea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578018622014-04-10T09:45:32.036-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T09:45:32.036-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801862@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:45:32 MDT Utah judge won’t dismiss child killer’s kidnap conviction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57795924-78/met-hser-moo-ner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57795924-78/met-hser-moo-ner.html.csp">Utah judge won’t dismiss child killer’s kidnap conviction</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By marissa lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T21:04:49.332-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Esar Met was convicted in January of killing and kidnapping 7-year-old Hser Ner Moo. But, his defense attorneys argued Wednesday, there’s no proof he kidnapped the girl, held her against her will and purposefully prevented her from leaving the basement of his South Salt Lake apartment. In a last-ditch attempt to lessen the charges against their client, Esar Met’s defense team asked the judge to do away with the kidnapping conviction, leaving Met to answer only to one count of first-degree felon...</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> 57795924@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:04:49 MDT Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57797014-200/pistorius-nel-steenkamp-prosecutor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57797014-200/pistorius-nel-steenkamp-prosecutor.html.csp">Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T12:53:02.76-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 12:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pretoria, South Africa • Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a photo of his dead girlfriend’s bloody head wounds while testifying at his murder trial Wednesday as the prosecutor urged the star athlete to “take responsibility” for killing her. “It’s time that you look at it,” chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel said, setting the stage for a rigorous first day of cross-examination of Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian charged with premeditated murder for shooting Reeva Steenkamp three times through a t...</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> 57797014@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:53:02 MDT The Washington Post: Let military decide who carries guns on bases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57791038-82/base-military-bases-carry.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57791038-82/base-military-bases-carry.html.csp">The Washington Post: Let military decide who carries guns on bases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T10:04:47.555-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 10:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After any mass shooting, a vocal faction in Congress insists that Americans would be safer if more people carried guns into restricted public places. Allowing teachers to carry firearms on campus struck us as not helpful. But now that Fort Hood, Texas, has seen its second rampage in five years, the argument seems stronger when applied to military bases: Aren’t they filled with well-trained, trustworthy marksmen who could take down would-be mass murderers? Why not allow military personnel to car...</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> 57791038@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:04:47 MDT China defends its claims to islands during Hagel visit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57792699-68/china-defense-military-chinese.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57792699-68/china-defense-military-chinese.html.csp">China defends its claims to islands during Hagel visit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Ernesto Londoño</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T22:03:16.762-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Near a banner offering him a “warm welcome,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel urged officers at China’s premier military university to work toward a new era of cooperation between the world’s top military rivals. But during his first trip to China as Pentagon chief, icy body language and barbs telegraphed a relationship utterly devoid of warmth and very much saddled by suspicion. Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan offered a defiant defense of Beijing’s territorial claims over two set...</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> 57792699@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:03:16 MDT Man cleared of NYC murder after 25 years in prison http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791166-68/fleming-prosecutors-brooklyn-conviction.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791166-68/fleming-prosecutors-brooklyn-conviction.html.csp">Man cleared of NYC murder after 25 years in prison</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER PELTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T14:28:43.225-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 02:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A man who spent almost a quarter-century behind bars for murder was freed Tuesday and cleared of a killing that happened when he was 1,100 miles away on a Disney World vacation. Jonathan Fleming was in tears as he hugged his lawyers and family in a Brooklyn courtroom. Relatives said, “Thank you, God!” after he was freed. “After 25 years, come hug your mother,” Patricia Fleming said, and he did. Defense attorneys and prosecutors asked a Brooklyn judge to dismiss Fleming’s conviction in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577911662014-04-08T14:28:43.225-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T14:28:43.225-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57791166@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 14:28:43 MDT Hagel tours China’s only aircraft carrier http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57788271-68/hagel-china-carrier-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57788271-68/hagel-china-carrier-defense.html.csp">Hagel tours China’s only aircraft carrier</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HELENE COOPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T21:41:02.128-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 09:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Qingdao, China • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a long-awaited look at China’s only aircraft carrier Monday, taking a two-hour tour of the vessel at a naval base near this port city in the first such visit by a foreign defense official, Pentagon officials said. Accompanied by a handful of aides, Hagel toured the medical facilities, living quarters and flight control station of the Liaoning aircraft carrier in Qingdao and took a walking tour of the flight deck. Hagel and other Obama administr...</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> 57788271@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:41:02 MDT Utah State football notebook — Aggie receivers brimming with potential http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57777407-55/wells-defense-spring-yet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/57777407-55/wells-defense-spring-yet.html.csp">Utah State football notebook — Aggie receivers brimming with potential</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="2014-04-05T17:23:42.817-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Logan • Junior wideout Brandon Swindall has been making a steady push this spring to become the team's top receiving threat. That push continued Friday with his five-catch, 118-yard day, including a 40-yard touchdown catch in which he got behind the defense and simply didn't let them catch him. Coach Matt Wells said that's the kind of play he's expecting more and more often from the Oklahoma native. "He's played a lot the last two years and it's time for him to be that guy," Wells said. "We talk...</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> 57777407@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:23:42 MDT GOP immigration backers see military service path to status http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775333-68/immigration-denham-legislation-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57775333-68/immigration-denham-legislation-bill.html.csp">GOP immigration backers see military service path to status</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T19:41:54.683-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 07:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Stymied on comprehensive immigration overhaul, House Republicans are pushing a plan to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally by their parents a path to resident status if they join the U.S. military. Rep. Jeff Denham said Friday he would press for a vote on his legislation, known as the ENLIST Act, either as a free-standing bill or as an addition to the defense authorization measure that the House will consider in May. The Californian from a competitive, increasing...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577753332014-04-04T19:41:54.683-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T19:41:54.683-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57775333@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:41:54 MDT Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773984-68/north-drones-korea-south.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773984-68/north-drones-korea-south.html.csp">Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HYUNG-JIN KIM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T08:02:01.8-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • South Korean experts say two small drones believed to have been flown across the border by the North were crude and decidedly low-tech — equipped with cameras available on the Internet for hundreds of dollars — but underscore a potential new threat that must be taken seriously. North Korea has recently been touting its drone program, a relatively new addition to its arsenal. It has prominently displayed large drone-like aircraft in military parades. According to the North’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577739842014-04-04T08:02:01.8-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T08:02:01.8-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57773984@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:02:01 MDT Hearing set for man accused of plotting to shoot up Utah’s City Creek mall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57739093-78/stiles-creek-information-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57739093-78/stiles-creek-information-defense.html.csp">Hearing set for man accused of plotting to shoot up Utah’s City Creek mall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:56:13.25-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office may have gone through back channels to obtain privileged information in the case of a Salt Lake City man accused of threatening to commit mass shootings around the city, and defense attorneys want prosecutors kicked off the case. According to a motion filed last week in 3rd District Court, prosecutors violated the privacy rights of Jack Harry Stiles when they sought information from mental health providers without clearing it with Stiles or his de...</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> 57739093@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:56:13 MDT NCAA women’s tournament: For UConn, dominance starts with ‘D’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57740784-88/espn-uconn-game-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/57740784-88/espn-uconn-game-defense.html.csp">NCAA women’s tournament: For UConn, dominance starts with ‘D’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAT EATON-ROBB</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T20:52:20.942-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 08:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Storrs, Conn. • Connecticut’s opponents spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to slow the Huskies’ offense. A bigger challenge may be finding a way to score on the nation’s top-ranked women’s team. UConn (36-0) goes into Saturday’s regional semifinal against BYU (28-6) holding opponents to an average of 47 points a game. The next best defense, Presbyterian, gave up 53.5 this season. The Huskies also are at the top of the list when it comes to shooting defense, with opponents making just 3...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577407842014-03-27T20:52:20.942-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T20:52:20.942-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57740784@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:52:20 MDT