EMAILS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EMAILS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) News roundup: 'This can't wait!' When political emails get weird http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58205661-64/trib-utah-court-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58205661-64/trib-utah-court-state.html.csp">News roundup: 'This can't wait!' When political emails get weird</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="2014-07-21T08:03:38.712-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">'This can't wait!' Political emails get weird. SCOTUS grants Utah stay. Airport remodel could boost Utah's economy. Happy Monday. Does this get your attention: "Can we chat real quick?" or perhaps, "THIS CAN'T WAIT." Or maybe you'd click on a "We're so sorry." Those are just a few of the subject lines that political campaigns and operatives are using to try and grab the attention of potential donors and break through the massive flow of emails yearning for your time. Yes, they subject line...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58205661@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:03:38 MDT Did Pleasant View top cop’s firing stem from dispute over his authority? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58193795-78/jackson-mayor-chief-greenwood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58193795-78/jackson-mayor-chief-greenwood.html.csp">Did Pleasant View top cop’s firing stem from dispute over his authority?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T22:03:07.044-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The acrimony that led to a closed-door weekend vote by the Pleasant View mayor and city council to fire longtime Police Chief D. Scott Jackson had its genesis, in part, in allegations of infidelity against one of the chief’s officers. Late Wednesday, City Administrator Melinda Greenwood published a collection of emails between herself, the chief and Mayor Toby Mileski on the city’s website. Accompanying the release was a statement from Mileski that claimed Jackson’s termination was “a thoughtfu...</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> 58193795@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:03:07 MDT Republicans criticize handling of IRS inquiry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194228-68/lerner-irs-emails-cole.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194228-68/lerner-irs-emails-cole.html.csp">Republicans criticize handling of IRS inquiry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC TUCKER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:06:02.198-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Republicans chastised the Justice Department on Thursday for failing to share information with Congress about its investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service. Lawmakers called anew for a special prosecutor to look into the matter. The criticism during a House subcommittee meeting came as Deputy Attorney General James Cole, the Justice Department’s No. 2 official, said the investigation has been broadened to include the disappearance of ema...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942282014-07-17T11:06:02.198-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T11:06:02.198-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194228@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:06:02 MDT Digital afterlife: Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190285-68/access-accounts-account-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190285-68/access-accounts-account-digital.html.csp">Digital afterlife: Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts? A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will. The Uniform Law Commission, whose members are appointed by state governments to help standardize state laws, was expected to endorse a plan Wednesday to automatically give loved ones access to — but not control of — all digital accounts unless otherwise specified. To become law in a state, the legislation...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902852014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190285@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:36:16 MDT Lawsuit: Madoff sons knew of fraud, deleted emails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188044-79/madoff-lawsuit-mark-fraud.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188044-79/madoff-lawsuit-mark-fraud.html.csp">Lawsuit: Madoff sons knew of fraud, deleted emails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNARD CONDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:44:02.22-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The trustee trying to recover money for victims of Bernard Madoff says in a new lawsuit that Madoff’s two sons knew of the Ponzi scheme and sought to cover up the fraud by deleting emails during a Securities and Exchange Commission probe. The lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to recover $153 million from the brothers for using their father’s business as a “personal cookie jar,” including millions to buy two apartments in Manhattan. The lawsuit says the money came in the form of sham loans a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581880442014-07-15T17:44:02.22-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:44:02.22-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188044@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:44:02 MDT Julie Jason: Examining the risks involved with higher-yielding CDs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58162337-79/higher-finra-cds-investment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58162337-79/higher-finra-cds-investment.html.csp">Julie Jason: Examining the risks involved with higher-yielding CDs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Julie Jason</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> King Features Syndicate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:29:02.199-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In low interest rate markets such as these, it’s natural to want more. Certificates of deposit (CDs) certainly appear safe, so why not shop around for better deals? Regulators want you to be forewarned that higher rates may mean higher risk, even with CDs. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the largest independent regulator for all securities firms doing business in the United States, warns: “Higher returns come with a cost. While financial institutions occasionally offer s...</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> 58162337@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:29:02 MDT Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171391-68/irs-emails-lerner-lost.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171391-68/irs-emails-lerner-lost.html.csp">Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T17:31:01.725-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to submit the explanation in writing. Sullivan said he is also appointing a federal magistrate to see whether the lost emails can be obtained from other sources. Sullivan issued the order as part of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by Judicial Watch, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581713912014-07-10T17:31:01.725-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T17:31:01.725-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171391@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:31:01 MDT Lowry: At the IRS, stuff just happens http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58122649-82/irs-emails-lerner-stuff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58122649-82/irs-emails-lerner-stuff.html.csp">Lowry: At the IRS, stuff just happens</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T10:59:14.207-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 10:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lois Lerner managed to contain her disappointment when she learned in 2011 that she had lost two years’ worth of emails — forever. After being told that her data was being sent to the “hard drive cemetery,” never to return, Lerner replied with philosophical equanimity, “Sometimes stuff just happens.” Yes, the IRS is incredibly susceptible to stuff happening. First, it happened when the agency singled out the applications of conservative groups for special scrutiny and delayed their applications ...</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> 58122649@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 10:59:14 MDT IRS head says no crime committed in loss of emails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58108189-68/irs-emails-lerner-records.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58108189-68/irs-emails-lerner-records.html.csp">IRS head says no crime committed in loss of emails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T14:24:20.597-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 02:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report the loss of records belonging to a senior IRS executive, the nation’s top archivist told Congress on Tuesday, in the latest development in the congressional probe of the agency’s targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. In June 2011, IRS executive Lois Lerner’s computer crashed, resulting in the loss of records that are sought in investigations into the agency’s actions. At the time, the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581081892014-06-24T14:24:20.597-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T14:24:20.597-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108189@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:24:20 MDT House votes to curb NSA scrutiny of Americans’ communications http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58095050-68/americans-communications-nsa-phone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58095050-68/americans-communications-nsa-phone.html.csp">House votes to curb NSA scrutiny of Americans’ communications</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLIE SAVAGE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T15:06:02.661-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 03:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The House of Representatives late Thursday voted to bar the National Security Agency from looking for Americans’ communications without a warrant within a database of emails and phone calls it gathers while targeting foreigners, a technique that critics have labeled a “backdoor search loophole.” By a 293-123 vote, the House approved the ban as an amendment to the 2015 defense appropriations act. A version of the proposal had been a component in the original version of the USA Freedo...</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> 58095050@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:06:02 MDT IRS boss, lawmakers cash on missing emails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58094832-68/irs-agency-emails-groups.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58094832-68/irs-agency-emails-groups.html.csp">IRS boss, lawmakers cash on missing emails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID S. JOACHIM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T20:18:45.481-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 08:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A congressional hearing examining how the IRS lost thousands of emails sought by investigators turned into a shouting match Friday, with Republicans on the panel accusing the IRS commissioner of lying. “Sitting here listening to this testimony, I don’t believe it,” Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., told the commissioner, John Koskinen, at a hearing of the Ways and Means Committee. “That’s [your] problem. No one believes you.” Democrats on the committee repeatedly objected to Republicans who ...</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> 58094832@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 20:18:45 MDT Carney: No emails between White House, IRS official http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58086122-68/irs-emails-lerner-carney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58086122-68/irs-emails-lerner-carney.html.csp">Carney: No emails between White House, IRS official</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T18:48:15.12-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 06:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The White House said Wednesday it has found no emails between any person in the executive office of the president and a top Internal Revenue Service official who has been connected to the improper scrutiny of political groups. White House spokesman Jay Carney said the White House searched for all communications between former IRS official Lois Lerner and executive office personnel. “We found zero emails,” he said. He said the search discovered three emails in which a third party em...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580861222014-06-18T18:48:15.12-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-18T18:48:15.12-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58086122@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:48:15 MDT More emails lost in IRS investigation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58081276-68/irs-lerner-emails-lost.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58081276-68/irs-lerner-emails-lost.html.csp">More emails lost in IRS investigation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T20:11:51.32-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 08:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Internal Revenue Service has lost more emails connected to the tea party investigation, congressional investigators said Tuesday. The IRS said last Friday it had lost an untold number of emails when Lois Lerner’s computer crashed in 2011. Lerner used to head the division that handles applications for tax-exempt status. On Tuesday, two key lawmakers said the IRS has also lost emails from six additional IRS workers whose computers crashed. Among them was Nikole Flax, who was chie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580812762014-06-17T20:11:51.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T20:11:51.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58081276@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:11:51 MDT Lawmakers fume over lost emails in IRS probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58068376-68/irs-lerner-emails-congressional.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58068376-68/irs-lerner-emails-congressional.html.csp">Lawmakers fume over lost emails in IRS probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-14T18:33:40.783-06:00">Updated Jun 14, 2014 06:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy. The IRS said Lois Lerner’s computer crashed in 2011, wiping out an untold number of emails that were being sought by congressional investigators. The investigators want to see all of Lerner’s emails from 2009 to 2013 as part of their probe into the way agents handled applications for tax-exempt status...</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> 58068376@www.sltrib.com Sat, 14 Jun 2014 18:33:40 MDT IRS lost emails by official in tea party probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58066013-68/irs-emails-lerner-party.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58066013-68/irs-emails-lerner-party.html.csp">IRS lost emails by official in tea party probe</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T20:03:23.301-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 08:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Internal Revenue Service said Friday it has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy, sparking outrage from congressional investigators who have been probing the agency for more than a year. The IRS told Congress on Friday that it cannot locate many of Lois Lerner’s emails before 2011 because her computer crashed during the summer of that year. Lerner headed the IRS division that processed applications for tax-exempt status. The I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580660132014-06-13T20:03:23.301-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T20:03:23.301-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58066013@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:03:23 MDT Letter: Vet your emails before forwarding them http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58035794-82/obama-emails-president-vet.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58035794-82/obama-emails-president-vet.html.csp">Letter: Vet your emails before forwarding them</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T16:16:02.616-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I received an e-mail from an old friend this morning, one that has made the rounds umpteen times and now it’s back again. It is a depiction of the President and Mrs. Obama at an event where Mrs. Obama appears to be disrespecting the country by not placing her hand over her heart during a flag ceremony. This particular hocus-pocus was debunked months ago and yet here it is, making another appearance. This picture is bogus and is designed to create a cry of indignation from the right-wing idiots...</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> 58035794@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:16:02 MDT Idaho town cancels welcome-home party for Bergdahl http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58029223-68/bergdahl-town-event-welcome.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58029223-68/bergdahl-town-event-welcome.html.csp">Idaho town cancels welcome-home party for Bergdahl</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRIAN SKOLOFF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T21:14:06.183-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 09:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hailey, Idaho • The small Idaho hometown of released captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has canceled plans for a celebration later this month, citing security concerns after it was inundated with negative emails and angry phone calls. Organizers released a statement Wednesday saying that because of national media attention on Bergdahl’s story, they expect a significant increase in the number of people planning to attend the event — some to protest, and others to support the Bergdahl family. The organiz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580292232014-06-04T21:14:06.183-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T21:14:06.183-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58029223@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:14:06 MDT