FRENCH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FRENCH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dining review: Eva’s Bakery offerings a bit of Paris on Main Street http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58187307-223/bakery-eva-bread-dining.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58187307-223/bakery-eva-bread-dining.html.csp">Dining review: Eva’s Bakery offerings a bit of Paris on Main Street</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Heather L. King</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T18:07:05.98-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 06:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I once heard Eva’s Bakery owner/chef Charlie Perry explain that his vision for the boulangerie — a French term for a bakery that specializes in breads — was to bring Paris back to Utah. It was a lifelong dream of Perry’s to open the cafe in honor of his great-grandmother Eva Coombs, who trained him to respect the ingredients he worked with and instilled a passion for French cooking. Just two blocks from Eva, his original restaurant, Perry opened Eva’s Bakery, which has won followers up and down...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58187307@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:07:05 MDT Robert Kirby: Those amazing and confusing Tetons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198899-78/teton-woman-breasts-french.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198899-78/teton-woman-breasts-french.html.csp">Robert Kirby: Those amazing and confusing Tetons</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-20T01:01:02.479-06:00">Updated Jul 20, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Attached to this story is the senior class president photo of my father. It’s from the 1950 Tetonian, the yearbook of Teton High School, in Teton County, Idaho, in Driggs, which is near Tetonia. All of that Teton stuff is located on the west side of a set of mountains in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, that early French trappers named “Les Trois Tetons,” or the “The Three Tits.” Note: Yes, I know that sounds vulgar. I could have used breasts, teats, bosoms, etc. instead, but we’re talking wilderness-ad...</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> 58198899@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Jul 2014 01:01:02 MDT Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201211-68/site-lake-starbuck-park.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201211-68/site-lake-starbuck-park.html.csp">Archaeologists excavate NY Colonial battleground</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS CAROLA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:17:02.589-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lake George, N.Y. • Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the flashpoint of a massacre and the location of the era’s largest smallpox hospital. The site’s multilayered history poses unique challenges for the dig, which is being conducted in a state-owned park that has served as a natural time capsule amid the summertime bustle in this popular southern Adirondack tourist destination. “It’s a confusing and com...</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> 58201211@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:17:02 MDT Movie review: Polanski takes on kinky Broadway tale ‘Venus in Fur’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58186256-223/polanski-venus-amalric-fur.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58186256-223/polanski-venus-amalric-fur.html.csp">Movie review: Polanski takes on kinky Broadway tale ‘Venus in Fur’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:34:42.75-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sexual gamesmanship gets a French twist in “Venus in Fur,” director Roman Polanski’s kinky adaptation of David Ives’ Tony-nominated play. Some of the kink is inherent in the story, a two-character tale about a playwright, Thomas (Mathieu Amalric), auditioning an actress, Vanda (Emmanuelle Seigner), for the lead in his adaptation of Leopold von Sacher-Masoch’s 1870 novel “Venus in Furs,” the book that helped coin the word “masochism.” In Ives’ play and the screenplay he and Polanski adapted, 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> 58186256@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:34:42 MDT Movie review: Gentleness of ‘Grand Seduction’ undercuts its own humor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58186260-223/town-grand-seduction-lewis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58186260-223/town-grand-seduction-lewis.html.csp">Movie review: Gentleness of ‘Grand Seduction’ undercuts its own humor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:28:00.264-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Canadian comedy “The Grand Seduction” is too laid-back for its own good, but it’s not without its whimsical charms. In the tiny harbor of Tickle Head, Newfoundland, workers who used to fish for a living now collect welfare checks or move to jobs in the city, St. John’s. The town’s only hope is to lure a petrochemical plant, but the oil company’s insurance requires the town have a doctor in residence. The town lucks out when Dr. Paul Lewis (Taylor Kitsch) is caught at the St. John’s airport...</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> 58186260@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:28:00 MDT France battles against bad restaurant food http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190312-79/french-france-law-pre.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190312-79/french-france-law-pre.html.csp">France battles against bad restaurant food</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOUISE DEWAST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:19:01.749-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Restaurant-goers in France will start seeing a funny little symbol on their menus this week: a skillet with a house on top, indicating your menu choice is made in-house. It’s part of a new law meant to battle against the surprising amount of factory-made, pre-packaged food in French restaurants, and celebrate the country’s culinary traditions. However, many in the industry say the law doesn’t go far enough, because it allows dishes made from frozen, pre-peeled or pre-cut products to coun...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581903122014-07-16T10:19:01.749-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T10:19:01.749-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Thoughts no doubt returned to one of the most shocking collisions in World Cup history, which occurred in the 1982 semifinal between West Germany and France and involved another goalkeeper’s excursion off his line. Harald Schumacher’s airborne challenge on Patrick Batt...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581474582014-07-03T22:50:11.163-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T22:50:11.163-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The former conservative party leader fought back in a broadcast interview Wednesday, just hours after his release from questioning over a investigation into allegations that he took $67 million in illegal campaign funds from Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi. The detention — a very unusual move for such a high-level figure — has dominated Frenc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581441502014-07-02T18:19:35.536-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T18:19:35.536-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144150@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:19:35 MDT Sarkozy detained in French corruption probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58138344-68/sarkozy-french-case-investigation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58138344-68/sarkozy-french-case-investigation.html.csp">Sarkozy detained in French corruption probe</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIE CORBET and ANGELA CHARLTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T17:19:05.468-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in police custody Tuesday, apparently under questioning in an investigation linked to allegations that he took $50 million in illegal campaign funds from Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi. But will the shocking detention and sordid case torpedo Sarkozy’s chances at a presidential comeback? Maybe not. Sarkozy, a political survivor who’s been touring the world with his pop singer wife, is still among the most popular politicians in France despite a pile of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581383442014-07-02T17:19:05.468-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T17:19:05.468-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58138344@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:19:05 MDT Hostile bid for Club Med threatens existing deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58134540-79/club-med-offer-bonomi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58134540-79/club-med-offer-bonomi.html.csp">Hostile bid for Club Med threatens existing deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID JOLLY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T16:30:02.144-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 04:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris — An Italian private equity investor Monday announced a hostile offer for Club Méditerranée, threatening a deal agreed to last year in which the vacation resort group would be acquired by French and Chinese investors. Andrea C. Bonomi, senior partner of Investindustrial, said the offer, by a consortium in which his company is the majority investor, valued the iconic French company at about $1.1 billion. The new offer was more than the $763 million offered last year by Fosun International, ...</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> 58134540@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:30:02 MDT Monday a little less manic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58130390-77/round-matches-monday-wimbledon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58130390-77/round-matches-monday-wimbledon.html.csp">Monday a little less manic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dennis Passa</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T23:05:02.847-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 11:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • It won’t quite be Manic Monday at Wimbledon, but close. The second Monday at the Grand Slam tournament has been dubbed that previously because all remaining players in the singles draw — 16 men and 16 women — usually play their fourth-round matches on that day after a rest day on Sunday. But with rain stopping third-round play Saturday for nearly five hours on all but the covered Centre Court, several matches were either postponed or suspended. So only 30 singles players will hit the co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581303902014-06-29T23:05:02.847-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T23:05:02.847-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130390@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:05:02 MDT Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58129968-68/street-bourbon-orleans-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58129968-68/street-bourbon-orleans-police.html.csp">Police: 9 shot on Bourbon Street in New Orleans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACEY PLAISANCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T16:05:02.791-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Orleans • Two men exchanged gunfire early Sunday on the city’s always-crowded Bourbon Street in the celebrated French Quarter and nine people were shot in the crossfire, including two who were critically wounded, police said. Images captured from a surveillance camera above a bar showed people running down the famous street in the chaos of the shooting at 2:45 a.m., NOLA.com The Times-Picayune reported (http://bit.ly/1iRk304). Police and emergency workers responded immediately and attended 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> 58129968@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:05:02 MDT History buffs race to preserve French dialect in Missouri http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58108219-68/french-missouri-mines-language.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58108219-68/french-missouri-mines-language.html.csp">History buffs race to preserve French dialect in Missouri</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T11:03:22.92-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 11:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Old Mines, Mo. • A small circle of history researchers is racing to capture the last remnants of a little-known French dialect that endures in some old Missouri mining towns before the few remaining native speakers succumb to old age. So-called Missouri French is spoken by fewer than 30 people in Old Mines, southwest of St. Louis, although dozens of others can still rattle off phrases from childhood songs or overheard conversations involving their parents and grandparents. “When they didn’t want...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581082192014-06-24T11:03:22.92-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-24T11:03:22.92-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108219@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:03:22 MDT Alstom CEO says GE deal will save jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103461-79/alstom-deal-ceo-french.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58103461-79/alstom-deal-ceo-french.html.csp">Alstom CEO says GE deal will save jobs</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T09:59:02.332-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Alstom’s chief executive says the French heavy engineering firm’s agreement to sell off most of its power generation business to U.S. rival General Electric Co. will save jobs and protect France’s national interests. The $17 billion deal was agreed over the weekend after weeks of international negotiations that reached the highest levels of French politics. The government was worried that the GE takeover would cause layoffs and hand foreign owners too much influence over a major industri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581034612014-06-23T09:59:02.332-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T09:59:02.332-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58103461@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:59:02 MDT French government supports GE bid for Alstom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58093609-79/alstom-government-french-offer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58093609-79/alstom-government-french-offer.html.csp">French government supports GE bid for Alstom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG KELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T12:02:29.293-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 12:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • U.S. conglomerate General Electric Co. looked set to win its months-long fight to acquire the power generation business of France’s Alstom SA, after the French government dropped its objections and threw its support behind the American offer. The final decision now rests with Alstom’s board, which was due to meet later Friday. GE, which has sought a deal with Alstom since April, had given the French company until Monday to sign off on the $17 billion offer. Friday’s announcement brings a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580936092014-06-20T12:02:29.293-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T12:02:29.293-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58093609@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:02:29 MDT From the dust, glittering Louvre show emerges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58089148-68/louvre-france-french-glittering.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58089148-68/louvre-france-french-glittering.html.csp">From the dust, glittering Louvre show emerges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By THOMAS ADAMSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T15:19:38.185-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 03:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • For nearly a decade, one of the world’s greatest palaces has also housed a dusty building site. Now, thanks to a 26 million-euro ($35.4 million) restoration, one of the Louvre Museum’s most exciting collections, the 18th century decorative arts wing, has been re-opened to its full glory. Paid for entirely by private donations, the nine-year restoration modernized creaky halls and corridors and built new rooms for over 2,000 design objects. They start with the reign of France’s Louis XIV,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580891482014-06-19T15:19:38.185-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T15:19:38.185-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089148@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:19:38 MDT GE makes revised offer for France’s Alstom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089301-79/alstom-offer-power-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58089301-79/alstom-offer-power-business.html.csp">GE makes revised offer for France’s Alstom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T11:15:04.015-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 11:15AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • General Electric Co. on Thursday submitted a revised offer to buy the power generation business of France’s Alstom SA that the American company hopes will be enough to win approval from the French government and see off a rival bid by Germany’s Siemens AG. GE says its new offer revises the $17 billion cash offer for Alstom’s power business it made in April, adding new guarantees on sensitive concerns over jobs and decision-making, while leaving the deal’s overall value unchanged. In a st...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580893012014-06-19T11:15:04.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T11:15:04.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58089301@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:15:04 MDT Siemens, Mitsubishi make case for deal to rival GE http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58078705-79/french-siemens-alstom-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58078705-79/french-siemens-alstom-deal.html.csp">Siemens, Mitsubishi make case for deal to rival GE</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG KELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T10:12:01.792-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • The CEOs from Siemens and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries met with the French president on Tuesday to promote their joint offer to buy parts French engineering company Alstom and head off a rival bid from General Electric Co. Joe Kaeser of Germany’s Siemens AG and Shunichi Miyanaga of Japan’s Mitsubishi said they sought to persuade Francois Hollande that their offer was superior to GE’s and would create “a strong, innovative European champion.” Alstom executives have argued that the deal neg...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580787052014-06-17T10:12:01.792-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T10:12:01.792-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58078705@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:12:01 MDT Siemens, Mitsubishi look to derail GE-Alstom deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58074213-79/siemens-french-mitsubishi-alstom.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58074213-79/siemens-french-mitsubishi-alstom.html.csp">Siemens, Mitsubishi look to derail GE-Alstom deal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID RISING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T11:03:14.197-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 11:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Engineering giants Siemens of Germany and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan on Monday jointly offered to buy parts of France’s Alstom and start a long-term partnership, a move that could derail a competing bid by General Electric. Siemens AG said it is offering $5.3 billion to acquire Alstom’s gas business entirely, including related service contracts. Mitsubishi would purchase a 10 percent stake of Alstom and inject $4.2 billion into the company. Struggling Alstom already has a $17 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580742132014-06-16T11:03:14.197-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T11:03:14.197-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58074213@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:03:14 MDT Soccer: France defeats short-handed Honduras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071908-77/goal-france-honduras-ball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071908-77/goal-france-honduras-ball.html.csp">Soccer: France defeats short-handed Honduras</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRIS BRUMMITT</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T22:55:14.839-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Porto Alegre, Brazil • Karim Benzema scored twice and created a third that was confirmed by goal-line technology as France eased into its World Cup campaign with a 3-0 victory over Honduras on Sunday The convincing victory — albeit against a 10-man team for more than 45 minutes — was in stark contrast to the team’s performances in South Africa four years ago, when the highly paid squad failed to win a single match and was sent home in a disgrace after going on a training strike. It now tops gro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580719082014-06-15T22:55:14.839-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T22:55:14.839-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58071908@www.sltrib.com Sun, 15 Jun 2014 22:55:14 MDT