DEFENSE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DEFENSE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Senate panel doubles money for Israel’s Iron Dome http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186557-68/defense-israel-dome-iron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186557-68/defense-israel-dome-iron.html.csp">Senate panel doubles money for Israel’s Iron Dome</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="2014-07-15T10:40:14.037-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Congress is showing tangible support for longtime ally Israel as Gaza militants fire rockets, backing a measure that would double the amount of money for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system. The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee approved a defense spending bill on Tuesday that would provide $621.6 million for Israeli missile defense, including $351 million for the Iron Dome system that intercepts short-range rockets and mortars. In the latest hostilities between Israe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581865572014-07-15T10:40:14.037-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T10:40:14.037-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186557@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:40:14 MDT Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58183959-68/ukraine-plane-ukrainian-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58183959-68/ukraine-plane-ukrainian-russia.html.csp">Ukraine says Russia shot down military plane</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="2014-07-14T20:20:08.873-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • A Ukrainian military transport plane was shot down Monday along the country’s eastern border with Russia but all eight people aboard managed to bail out safely, the defense ministry said. Separatist rebels in conflict-wracked eastern Ukraine claimed responsibility for downing the Antonov-26, but Ukrainian officials swiftly ruled that out and blamed Russia instead. There was no immediate comment from Russia on the plane. In the last two weeks, the government has halved the territ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581839592014-07-14T20:20:08.873-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T20:20:08.873-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183959@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:20:08 MDT Kragthorpe: Germany will win, capping great World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58176785-77/germany-cup-team-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58176785-77/germany-cup-team-soccer.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Germany will win, capping great World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T23:48:42.276-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 11:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Germany’s offensive performance was so overwhelming in the semifinals that even some fans of the winning team were embarrassed by the score. Argentina’s defense delivered another shutout, leading to a victory via penalty kicks. After more than a month in Brazil, a highly entertaining World Cup will conclude Sunday with one of those classic matchups that fans of any traditional sport can appreciate. Offense vs. Defense. This is good stuff. Mix in Argentina’s Lionel Messi, the world’s best player...</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> 58176785@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:48:42 MDT Utah Jazz: Rookie Dante Exum impresses coaching staff early http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58163247-87/exum-jazz-ability-ball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58163247-87/exum-jazz-ability-ball.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Rookie Dante Exum impresses coaching staff early</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T17:36:27.415-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dante Exum is still living out of his hotel room and suitcase. His version of exploring Salt Lake City — to this point — has been the ride to the gym for workouts and back. With him and his Utah Jazz teammates heading to the Las Vegas Summer League this week, he probably won’t resume apartment hunting for at least a few weeks. One other thing: He has to learn professional basketball, and learn it on the fly. Since being drafted a few weeks ago, Exum’s life has been nothing short of a whirlwind 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> 58163247@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:36:27 MDT World Cup: Breaking down Brazil vs. Germany http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158082-77/germany-brazil-cup-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158082-77/germany-brazil-cup-defense.html.csp">World Cup: Breaking down Brazil vs. Germany</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTIAS KAREN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T23:15:15.316-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio De Janeiro • Brazil and Germany are two of the most decorated teams in football, with eight World Cup titles between them. Both have their share of players among the all-time greats, and both entered this tournament being touted among the main favorites. So even without the injured Neymar, Tuesday’s semifinal in Belo Horizonte provides an intriguing matchup for any neutral fan, as Germany and Brazil play each other at the World Cup for the first time since the 2002 final. Here is a look at h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581580822014-07-07T23:15:15.316-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T23:15:15.316-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158082@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:15:15 MDT Di Maria ruled out of World Cup semifinals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154017-77/maria-argentina-cup-semifinal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58154017-77/maria-argentina-cup-semifinal.html.csp">Di Maria ruled out of World Cup semifinals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARL RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T22:31:40.693-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Belo Horizonte, Brazil • Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria has been ruled out of the World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands with a thigh injury while striker Sergio Aguero has been declared fit to play after recovering from a similar problem. Di Maria limped off the field in the first half of Argentina’s quarterfinal win over Belgium after straining a muscle in the back of his right thigh. Team doctor Daniel Martinez on Sunday said tests showed it was a “first-degree” strain — the mildest...</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> 58154017@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 22:31:40 MDT Ukrainian troops push pro-Russian rebels out of stronghold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152526-68/slovyansk-rebels-donetsk-troops.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152526-68/slovyansk-rebels-donetsk-troops.html.csp">Ukrainian troops push pro-Russian rebels out of stronghold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DMITRY LOVETSKY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T19:35:01.653-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 07:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Slovyansk, Ukraine • Ukrainian troops forced pro-Russian insurgents out of a key stronghold in the country’s embattled east on Saturday, a significant success that suggested the government may finally be making gains in a months-long battle against a spreading separatist insurgency. As rebels fled from Slovyansk, vowing to regroup elsewhere and fight on, President Petro Poroshenko hailed the recapture of the city as “the start of a turning point” in a battle that has claimed more than 400 lives...</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> 58152526@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 19:35:01 MDT Ukraine’s president shakes up military leadership http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147578-68/poroshenko-ukraine-russia-kiev.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147578-68/poroshenko-ukraine-russia-kiev.html.csp">Ukraine’s president shakes up military leadership</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID McHUGH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T17:42:02.243-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko shook up his faltering military Thursday, appointing a new defense minister and top general while speaking angrily about the years of decay and corruption that left the forces unable to deal effectively with the well-armed eastern insurgency. His tougher tone, analysts say, reflects public pressure to continue the fight against the insurgents in the regions bordering Russia— even with a rickety military that’s had little success. Poroshenko d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581475782014-07-03T17:42:02.243-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T17:42:02.243-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147578@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:42:02 MDT Argentina practicing penalties before Swiss match http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134811-77/sabella-team-argentina-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58134811-77/sabella-team-argentina-defense.html.csp">Argentina practicing penalties before Swiss match</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARL RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:39:05.995-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">SAO PAULO • With two World Cup matches already decided in shootouts, Argentina is practicing penalties ahead of its second round game against Switzerland on Tuesday. Coach Alejandro Sabella on Monday said the Argentines have been shooting spot kicks “in an informal way,” though he added that doing it in practice is very different from doing it in front of tens of thousands of spectators with the team’s World Cup survival at stake. Brazil beat Chile and Costa Rica defeated Greece in shootouts aft...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581348112014-06-30T22:39:05.995-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-30T22:39:05.995-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58134811@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:39:05 MDT New trial set in 1996 Utah murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133110-78/trial-charles-court-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58133110-78/trial-charles-court-defense.html.csp">New trial set in 1996 Utah murder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By jessica miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T22:18:11.638-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 10:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A new trial date was set Monday for a Magna man accused of murdering his live-in girlfriend in 1996. A jury convicted Billy Justin Charles in the slaying at his original trial in 2009. But two years later, the Utah Court of Appeals found that the now-38-year-old man received ineffective assistance from his defense attorney and should get a new trial. That trial is now set to begin on Jan. 26. According to the Court of Appeals opinion, the court found that Charles’ attorney failed to call severa...</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> 58133110@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:18:11 MDT Ex-girlfriend’s testimony key to murder conviction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126756-68/mazzaglia-marriott-trial-mcdonough.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58126756-68/mazzaglia-marriott-trial-mcdonough.html.csp">Ex-girlfriend’s testimony key to murder conviction</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LYNNE TUOHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-28T11:17:02.788-06:00">Updated Jun 28, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dover, N.H. • Defense lawyers and prosecutors stressed one thing throughout the trial of a 31-year-old man convicted of raping and killing a University of New Hampshire student: The key was the truthfulness of the defendant’s ex-girlfriend. The jury decided Friday that Kathryn McDonough, the star witness in Seth Mazzaglia’s murder trial, was telling the truth, convicting Mazzaglia of first- and second-degree murder in the death of 19-year-old Elizabeth “Lizzi” Marriott in October 2012. McDonough...</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> 58126756@www.sltrib.com Sat, 28 Jun 2014 11:17:02 MDT England has no case for the defense at World Cup http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58093777-77/england-cup-team-uruguay.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58093777-77/england-cup-team-uruguay.html.csp">England has no case for the defense at World Cup</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:34:43.28-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rio de Janeiro • No excuses. No one to blame but themselves. Feeble defending has left little hope for England at the World Cup. Successive losses have left the team facing its most humiliating exit from a World Cup since 1958, and reliant on a victory over Costa Rica next week and a favor from Italy on Friday by beating Uruguay to have a chance of advancing from Group D. Back in the 1950s, millions of pounds (dollars) weren’t spent on preparing the team, and the players weren’t supported by mor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580937772014-06-20T23:34:43.28-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T23:34:43.28-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093777@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:34:43 MDT Prep boys’ soccer: All-Tribune MVP is Hunter McFall, of Riverton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58008306-190/mcfall-riverton-tribune-soccer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58008306-190/mcfall-riverton-tribune-soccer.html.csp">Prep boys’ soccer: All-Tribune MVP is Hunter McFall, of Riverton</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T10:25:50.752-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 10:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Riverton • In a sports era in which offense is celebrated and defense often ignored, recognizing an individual defender is rare. But it would be difficult to ignore the Riverton soccer team’s defense this year. In winning their first 5A state title, the Silverwolf boys recorded 12 shutouts and did not give up a goal in four state tournament games. That included a semifinal shutout of previously unbeaten Viewmont and star scorer Lucas Cawley. That’s why Riverton defender Hunter McFall is this yea...</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> 58008306@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:25:50 MDT John Swallow getting a new lawyer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58086224-78/swallow-snow-john-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58086224-78/swallow-snow-john-defense.html.csp">John Swallow getting a new lawyer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T07:27:38.68-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 07:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Attorney General John Swallow is parting ways with his defense lawyer, Rod Snow, even as the long-running investigation appears to be nearing its conclusion. “It was a mutual decision,” Snow said Wednesday. He said Swallow is transitioning to new counsel, which is expected to be completed by next week. “We are not at liberty to provide further detail. However, it was agreed it would be in John’s best interest to make the move now,” Snow said. “We remain hopeful that John will be exonera...</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> 58086224@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:27:38 MDT Knox defense turns to Italy’s last resort court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58083649-68/court-italy-knox-appeals.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58083649-68/court-italy-knox-appeals.html.csp">Knox defense turns to Italy’s last resort court</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T08:29:02.523-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 08:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rome • Amanda Knox’s lawyers have formally asked Italy’s court of last resort to review the U.S. student’s appeals court conviction for the 2007 murder of her British roommate. Defense lawyer Luciano Ghirga said the paperwork was submitted last Thursday to the Rome-based Court of Cassation. Knox’s lawyers had pledged to turn to Italy’s top criminal court after a Florence appeals court in January reinstated a lower court’s murder convictions of Knox and her Italian former boyfriend in the slaying...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580836492014-06-18T08:29:02.523-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-18T08:29:02.523-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58083649@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 08:29:02 MDT Hagel defends secrecy attending Bergdahl rescue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58055452-68/bergdahl-hagel-taliban-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58055452-68/bergdahl-hagel-taliban-officials.html.csp">Hagel defends secrecy attending Bergdahl rescue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADLEY KLAPPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-11T18:50:49.679-06:00">Updated Jun 11, 2014 06:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told lawmakers Wednesday that last month’s prisoner swap with the Taliban may have been the “last, best” chance to secure the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only U.S. soldier held captive in Afghanistan. He said mediators indicated time was slipping away to get Bergdahl out safely. Hagel, the first Obama administration official to testify publicly about the controversial deal, told the House Armed Services Committee that Qatari officials warned in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580554522014-06-11T18:50:49.679-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-11T18:50:49.679-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58055452@www.sltrib.com Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:50:49 MDT Seven years later, Blackwater guards go on trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58047545-68/guards-blackwater-trial-lawyers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58047545-68/guards-blackwater-trial-lawyers.html.csp">Seven years later, Blackwater guards go on trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE YOST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T18:02:02.269-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 06:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • After years of delays, four former guards from the security firm Blackwater Worldwide are facing trial in the killings of 14 Iraqi civilians and the wounding of 18 others in bloodshed that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe. Whether the shootings were self-defense or an unprovoked attack, the carnage of Sept. 16, 2007, was seen by critics of the George W. Bush administration as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong. A trial in the nearly 7-year-old case is sch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580475452014-06-09T18:02:02.269-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-09T18:02:02.269-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58047545@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:02:02 MDT Navy considers banning tobacco sales on bases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58033765-79/tobacco-mabus-navy-marine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58033765-79/tobacco-mabus-navy-marine.html.csp">Navy considers banning tobacco sales on bases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER McDERMOTT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-05T16:59:02.498-06:00">Updated Jun 5, 2014 04:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">North Kingstown, R.I. • Tobacco sales on Navy ships and in stores on Navy and Marine Corps bases would be a thing of the past under a plan being considered by Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, but some congressional members are pushing back. The Navy Department, which includes the Marine Corps, would be the first military department to prohibit tobacco sales. “We know tobacco hurts you. We know tobacco kills you. We know it makes you less fit, and one of our big initiatives is to have sailors that are f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580337652014-06-05T16:59:02.498-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-05T16:59:02.498-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58033765@www.sltrib.com Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:59:02 MDT World Cup: Klinsmann says U.S. defense still ‘work in progress’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58029892-77/beasley-cup-klinsmann-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58029892-77/beasley-cup-klinsmann-team.html.csp">World Cup: Klinsmann says U.S. defense still ‘work in progress’</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T22:41:34.136-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 10:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jacksonville, Fla. • The U.S. is getting a little defensive about its defense. After allowing several decent scoring chances early against Turkey last Sunday, the Americans settled down in the 2-1 victory. But the rocky start caused more conversation and maybe more concern about what many believe is the team’s glaring weakness heading into the World Cup in Brazil. Players brushed aside questions about the sometimes sluggish back line as they practiced in Jacksonville for Saturday’s sendoff serie...</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> 58029892@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 22:41:34 MDT Man convicted in car bomb plot seeks new trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58026539-68/convicted-mohamud-bomb-defense.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58026539-68/convicted-mohamud-bomb-defense.html.csp">Man convicted in car bomb plot seeks new trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NIGEL DUARA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T08:02:02.627-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 08:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • Defense attorneys will argue Wednesday morning that a Portland, Oregon, man convicted of terrorism charges should be acquitted or granted a new trial. Oral arguments will focus on the government’s use of evidence and its reliance on surveillance obtained through extrajudicial means. The attorneys for Mohamed Mohamud say prosecutors failed to notify them of information derived under the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act until Mohamud had already been convicted. That fail...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580265392014-06-04T08:02:02.627-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T08:02:02.627-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58026539@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 08:02:02 MDT