GOVERNMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/GOVERNMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) China’s growth likely to slow, research group says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58541143-79/growth-china-chinese-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58541143-79/growth-china-chinese-companies.html.csp">China’s growth likely to slow, research group says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T10:51:03.948-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • China’s economic growth will decelerate to 4 percent a year between 2020 to 2025 — well below widespread expectations of steady 7 percent to 8 percent growth over the next decade, a business research group predicted. The Conference Board forecast Monday that China will endure a rockier-than-expected transition from fast growth based on exports and massive investment in factories and real estate to a slower but steadier economy based on increased spending by Chinese consumers. “This ad...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585411432014-10-20T10:51:03.948-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-20T10:51:03.948-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58541143@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:51:03 MDT Veteran facing newcomer for Horiuchi’s at-large seat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58516676-90/wilson-bruner-county-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58516676-90/wilson-bruner-county-lake.html.csp">Veteran facing newcomer for Horiuchi’s at-large seat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-19T16:16:14.012-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A familiar name — Wilson — is carrying Salt Lake County Democrats’ hopes of retaining the at-large County Council seat held by Randy Horiuchi since the position came into being in 2001. County Republicans, who hold a narrow 5-4 edge on the council, are trying to wrest the six-year slot away with a political newcomer who adheres to traditional GOP values of limited government best served by staying out of people’s lives. Micah Bruner, a 36-year-old attorney from West Valley City, will be the GOP’...</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> 58516676@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:16:14 MDT Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538267-68/ebola-obama-president-response.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58538267-68/ebola-obama-president-response.html.csp">Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on</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="2014-10-19T15:32:22.07-06:00">Updated Oct 19, 2014 03:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside — Ebola. The past week’s jarring Ebola developments have put a spotlight on the president’s management skills just as he was earning praise for acting militarily against Islamic militants. In recent months, Obama caught criticism for going golfing immediately after speaking about the be...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585382672014-10-19T15:32:22.07-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-19T15:32:22.07-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58538267@www.sltrib.com Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:32:22 MDT Sudan could be arming S. Sudan rebels, says report http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58535575-68/sudan-south-rebels-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58535575-68/sudan-south-rebels-government.html.csp">Sudan could be arming S. Sudan rebels, says report</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JASON STRAZIUSO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T12:38:02.043-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 12:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nairobi, Kenya • Sudan’s government plans to increase military assistance to rebels in South Sudan, which could prolong the south’s civil war and return the region to a wider conflict, according to a leaked document. Sudan will provide tanks and artillery and share intelligence with rebels fighting South Sudan’s government, according to the minutes of a high-level meeting of security and military officials in Khartoum, that a top American expert on Sudan has concluded are real. South Sudan — whi...</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> 58535575@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:38:02 MDT Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58535550-68/ebola-health-cdc-guinea.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58535550-68/ebola-health-cdc-guinea.html.csp">Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARILYNN MARCHIONE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Chief Medical Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T12:19:07.473-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 12:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to think big. Many people, governments and agencies share the blame for failing to contain Ebola when it emerged in West Africa. Now they share the herculean task of trying to end an epidemic that has sickened more than 9,000, killed more than 4,500, seeded cases in Europe and the United States, and is not even close to being controlled. Many of the miss...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585355502014-10-18T12:19:07.473-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-18T12:19:07.473-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58535550@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:19:07 MDT Washington Post: Fault-finding on Ebola http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58532818-82/ebola-government-health-budget.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58532818-82/ebola-government-health-budget.html.csp">Washington Post: Fault-finding on Ebola</a></h4>