KILLED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/KILLED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Hamas: Military chief not present at Gaza strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58317014-68/gaza-strike-deif-hamas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58317014-68/gaza-strike-deif-hamas.html.csp">Hamas: Military chief not present at Gaza strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IBRAHIM BARZAK and IAN DEITCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T11:06:20.593-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • A Hamas spokesman says the group’s elusive military chief was not present during an Israeli strike on a Gaza Strip house that killed his wife and son. Sami Abu Zuhri says Mohammed Deif “wasn’t even in the location when they bombed it.” Abu Zuhri was speaking to Hamas’ TV station Al-Aqsa on Wednesday. An Israeli strike on the three-story house late Tuesday killed Deif’s wife and child, as well as three others. Deif has escaped numerous Israeli assassination attempts in the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583170142014-08-20T11:06:20.593-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T11:06:20.593-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317014@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:06:20 MDT Letter: Losing dog is heartbreaking, but child more important http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58310550-82/dog-officer-police-child.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58310550-82/dog-officer-police-child.html.csp">Letter: Losing dog is heartbreaking, but child more important</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T18:37:29.267-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 06:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Regarding the Weimaraner dog that was shot and killed by a Salt Lake police officer. If I or one of my neighbors has a missing child, I want the police to enter every nearby back yard and look for the child. If I owned a dog and it threatened a police officer and he killed it, I’d be heartbroken and angry. But I’d say, “I’m sorry my dog threatened the officer. It is an unfortunate incident and perhaps police should have better training and/or equipment to protect themselves from attacking dogs. ...</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> 58310550@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:37:29 MDT Editorial: Salt Lake City’s sensible approach to homelessness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300956-82/police-lake-salt-homeless.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300956-82/police-lake-salt-homeless.html.csp">Editorial: Salt Lake City’s sensible approach to homelessness</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T17:55:08.866-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 05:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Whether it’s the down and out in Salt Lake City or the fearful and fed-up in Ferguson, Mo., the heavy burden that sits on the shoulders of law enforcement officers everywhere is to reduce the number of victims, not add to it. And to make sure that those in need feel reassured, not frightened, by the sight of a police officer. In Salt Lake City, efforts to bring peace and solace to the many homeless people who tend to congregate near the city’s Pioneer Park, west of downtown, have taken the form...</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> 58300956@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:55:08 MDT Milbank: Farewell to a general http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303895-82/afghanistan-greene-killed-section.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303895-82/afghanistan-greene-killed-section.html.csp">Milbank: Farewell to a general</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T01:01:08.817-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last. It was the burial of Harold Greene, shot to death in Afghanistan Aug. 5, the first U.S. general to be killed in a combat zone since the Vietnam War. Because of his high rank, there was great pageantry: the riderless horse with boots backward in the stirrups; the Army chief of...</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> 58303895@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 01:01:08 MDT Robinson: Our outrage is selective http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303906-82/black-brown-knijah-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58303906-82/black-brown-knijah-police.html.csp">Robinson: Our outrage is selective</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T17:57:03.057-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown has rightly provoked widespread outrage, drawing international media attention and prompting a comment from President Obama. The same should be true — but tragically is not — of the killing of 3-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb. Brown was killed Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.; Knijah died the following day in Landover, Md. Both victims were African-American. Both had their whole lives before them. The salient difference is that Brown was shot to 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> 58303906@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:57:03 MDT Iraqi army, militants clash west of Baghdad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298335-68/iraq-kurdish-iraqi-islamic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298335-68/iraq-kurdish-iraqi-islamic.html.csp">Iraqi army, militants clash west of Baghdad</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SINAN SALAHEDDIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T19:45:18.919-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 07:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baghdad • Clashes between Iraqi troops and Sunni insurgents west of Baghdad killed at least four children on Thursday as the United Nations said the humanitarian crisis ignited by the advance of Islamic militants had escalated to its highest emergency level. The extremist Islamic State group’s lightning advance across much of northern and western Iraq has driven hundreds of thousands of people from their homes since June, and last week prompted the U.S. to launch aid operations and airstrikes a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582983352014-08-14T19:45:18.919-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T19:45:18.919-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298335@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:45:18 MDT No mechanical issues found in Micron CEO’s crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297102-79/crash-appleton-micron-boise.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58297102-79/crash-appleton-micron-boise.html.csp">No mechanical issues found in Micron CEO’s crash</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T11:27:02.054-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boise • Federal investigators say they found no evidence of any mechanical malfunctions in an experimental airplane before a 2012 crash that killed Micron CEO Steve Appleton. The National Transportation Safety Board also reported Tuesday that Appleton didn’t take specialized training before crashing while taking off from the airport in Boise, where Micron is based. The agency’s report doesn’t say what caused the crash that killed the head of the memory chip company. It was unclear when the agenc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582971022014-08-14T11:27:02.054-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T11:27:02.054-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297102@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:27:02 MDT 5 climbers killed in fall on Mont Blanc peak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292198-68/blanc-mont-climbers-estachy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292198-68/blanc-mont-climbers-estachy.html.csp">5 climbers killed in fall on Mont Blanc peak</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LORI HINNANT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T08:53:02.022-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 08:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Five French climbers died in a fall on France’s Mont Blanc, officials said Wednesday, after a night of snow and wind on Western Europe’s tallest mountain. A sixth climber was spotted at the bottom of a crevasse. August is the height of the climbing season on Mont Blanc, where even in the warmest months storms can strike quickly. High winds buffeted the area where the group fell, said Jean-Baptiste Estachy, head of the Mont Blanc rescue squad. Estachy said five bodies were found Wednesday...</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> 58292198@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:53:02 MDT AP video journalist, translator killed in Gaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292191-68/gaza-camilli-killed-video.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292191-68/gaza-camilli-killed-video.html.csp">AP video journalist, translator killed in Gaza</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IBRAHIM BARZAK and JOSEF FEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T10:02:31.02-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:02AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • An Associated Press video journalist and a freelance Palestinian translator were killed Wednesday when ordnance left over from the Israeli-Hamas war exploded as they were reporting on the conflict’s aftermath. Simone Camilli and Ali Shehda Abu Afash died in a blast as Gaza police engineers were trying to defuse unexploded ordnance fired by Israel during the recent fighting. Police said four police engineers also were killed. Three people, including AP photographer Hatem M...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582921912014-08-13T10:02:31.02-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T10:02:31.02-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292191@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:02:31 MDT St. George man killed in North Dakota cow-vehicle collision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58281904-78/cow-vehicle-dakota-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58281904-78/cow-vehicle-dakota-killed.html.csp">St. George man killed in North Dakota cow-vehicle collision</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T21:46:24.313-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mandaree, N.D. • The North Dakota Highway Patrol identified the two men who were killed Friday after their vehicle struck a cow that was wandering on a road in western North Dakota. The Patrol says the victims were Kaleb Newel Steed, 27, of Mountain Home, Idaho, and Jake Alexander Holm, 19, of St. George. The patrol says the men’s vehicle entered a ditch and rolled several times after striking the black cow Friday night. Authorities say Holm was wearing a seat belt and Steed was not. Both were p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582819042014-08-10T21:46:24.313-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-10T21:46:24.313-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58281904@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:46:24 MDT Body of U.S. general arrives at Dover Air Force Base http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271538-68/dover-body-greene-base.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271538-68/dover-body-greene-base.html.csp">Body of U.S. general arrives at Dover Air Force Base</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T09:54:08.556-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 09:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dover, Del. • The body of a two-star general killed in an Afghan “insider attack” has arrived at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. A C-17 cargo plane carrying the body of 55-year-old Maj. Gen. Harold Greene landed Thursday morning at Dover, home to the nation’s largest military mortuary. White-gloved soldiers solemnly carried a flag-draped metal case with Greene’s remains to a waiting mortuary vehicle as Army officials and other dignitaries saluted. Greene is the highest-ranked U.S. officer to b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582715382014-08-07T09:54:08.556-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T09:54:08.556-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271538@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:54:08 MDT Afghan official: General’s killer hid in bathroom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267371-68/afghan-attack-rafiqullah-troops.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267371-68/afghan-attack-rafiqullah-troops.html.csp">Afghan official: General’s killer hid in bathroom</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">tribune wire services</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T20:09:43.297-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 08:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • An Afghan soldier who killed the highest-ranking U.S. military official in 13 years of war often dined alone and saw Western forces as infidels, according to an officer at the training ground where the attack took place. Rafiqullah, a 22-year-old who goes by one name, was killed by Afghan forces after he opened fire Tuesday with a light machine gun at military officials who were inspecting the facility, Colonel Abdul Wahab, chief of staff of Afghan Defense University, said ...</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> 58267371@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:09:43 MDT Afghan soldier kills U.S. general, wounds about 15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263334-68/afghan-afghanistan-killed-general.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263334-68/afghan-afghanistan-killed-general.html.csp">Afghan soldier kills U.S. general, wounds about 15</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT BURNS, </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">RAHIM FAIEZ </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T13:33:06.377-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • An American major general was shot to death Tuesday in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on allied troops, wounding about 15 including a German general and two Afghan generals. The Army identified the American officer as Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, a 34-year veteran. An engineer by training, Greene was on his first deployment to a war zone and was involved in preparing Afghan forces for the tim...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582633342014-08-07T13:33:06.377-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T13:33:06.377-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263334@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:33:06 MDT Afghan attack kills U.S. major general, wounds 15 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263046-68/nato-afghan-attack-afghanistan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263046-68/nato-afghan-attack-afghanistan.html.csp">Afghan attack kills U.S. major general, wounds 15</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RAHIM FAIEZ and AMIR SHAH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T11:21:59.287-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 11:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • A man dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire Tuesday on NATO troops at a military base, killing a U.S. two-star general and wounding some 15 people, among them a German brigadier general and a number of Americans troops, authorities said. The attack at Camp Qargha, a base west of the capital, Kabul, killed who is believed to be the highest-ranking U.S. officer to die in the nearly 13-year war and comes as foreign troops prepare to withdraw by the year’s end. While det...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582630462014-08-05T11:21:59.287-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T11:21:59.287-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263046@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:21:59 MDT Survivors pulled from rubble of China quake that killed 398 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58258980-68/quake-china-rescuers-xinhua.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58258980-68/quake-china-rescuers-xinhua.html.csp">Survivors pulled from rubble of China quake that killed 398</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T20:11:27.18-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 08:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kunming, China • Rescuers found scores of survivors on Monday as they dug through homes shattered by an earthquake in southern China that killed at least 398 people and injured more than 1,800. Rainstorms were expected to continue to hinder rescue efforts over the coming days. About 12,000 homes collapsed when the quake struck Sunday afternoon in impoverished Ludian county, around 370 kilometers (230 miles) northeast of Yunnan province’s capital, Kunming, the official Xinhua News Agency reporte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582589802014-08-04T20:11:27.18-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T20:11:27.18-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258980@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:11:27 MDT Syrian rebels kill 10 soldiers, capture others in Lebanon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58257216-68/syrian-lebanese-arsal-rebels.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58257216-68/syrian-lebanese-arsal-rebels.html.csp">Syrian rebels kill 10 soldiers, capture others in Lebanon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DIAA HADID</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T20:54:02.55-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beirut • Syrian rebels killed 10 Lebanese troops and likely captured over a dozen more in a raid on a Lebanese border town, the country’s military chief said, the most serious spillover of violence yet into the tiny country from its neighbor’s civil war. The capture of Lebanese soldiers and police raised fears that the country could become further entangled in the Syrian civil war and could worsen already-brewing sectarian tensions. “What happened today is more serious than what some people ima...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582572162014-08-03T20:54:02.55-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T20:54:02.55-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58257216@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 20:54:02 MDT China quake kills 367, flattens 12,000 homes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58257151-68/quake-xinhua-yunnan-china.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58257151-68/quake-xinhua-yunnan-china.html.csp">China quake kills 367, flattens 12,000 homes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACK CHANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T19:47:02.248-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 07:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • A strong earthquake in southern China’s Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800. About 12,000 homes collapsed in Ludian, a densely populated county located around 366 kilometers (277 miles) northeast of Yunnan’s capital, Kunming, China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported. The magnitude-6.1 quake struck at 4:30 p.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Its epicenter was ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582571512014-08-03T19:47:02.248-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T19:47:02.248-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58257151@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 19:47:02 MDT Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58256013-68/israel-gaza-hamas-sunday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58256013-68/israel-gaza-hamas-sunday.html.csp">Israel withdraws most troops from Gaza</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Sudarsan Raghavan</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Griff Witte</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T21:46:25.609-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rafah, Gaza Strip • As Israel showed signs of scaling back its ground offensive in Gaza, its war from the skies continued Sunday, as an airstrike outside a U.N. school in southern Gaza killed at least 10 people. The bloodshed sparked some of the heaviest U.S. criticism of Israel since the war began. Capt. Eytan Buchman, a spokesman for the Israel Defense Forces, said the targets of the attack in the border city of Rafah were three Palestinian militants riding past the school on a motorcycle. “W...</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> 58256013@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:46:25 MDT Strong quake kills 367 in southern China, injures 1,800 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58255980-68/quake-china-killed-xinhua.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58255980-68/quake-china-killed-xinhua.html.csp">Strong quake kills 367 in southern China, injures 1,800</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACK CHANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T13:06:18.043-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 01:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • A strong earthquake in southern China’s Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more than 1,800. About 12,000 homes collapsed in Ludian, a densely populated county located around 366 kilometers (277 miles) northeast of Yunnan’s capital, Kunming, China’s official Xinhua News Agency reported. The magnitude-6.1 quake struck at 4:30 p.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Its epicenter was i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582559802014-08-03T13:06:18.043-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-03T13:06:18.043-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58255980@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 13:06:18 MDT Blast at China car parts plant kills 68, hurts 187 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253817-68/explosion-factory-china-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253817-68/explosion-factory-china-killed.html.csp">Blast at China car parts plant kills 68, hurts 187</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GILLIAN WONG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T11:23:13.216-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • Sixty-eight people were killed and nearly 200 others injured, most with severe burns, after an explosion Saturday at an automotive parts factory in eastern China that supplies General Motors, officials said. It was China’s most serious industrial disaster since a fire at a poultry plant killed 119 people in June last year. Saturday morning’s explosion occurred when more than 200 workers were on the site of the factory, which is in an industrial zone in the city of Kunshan, officials fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582538172014-08-02T11:23:13.216-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T11:23:13.216-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58253817@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 11:23:13 MDT