KILLED - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/KILLED News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Obama mourns with the families of Washington mudslide victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57851540-68/obama-president-mudslide-oso.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57851540-68/obama-president-mudslide-oso.html.csp">Obama mourns with the families of Washington mudslide victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DARLENE SUPERVILLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T20:19:29.703-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 08:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oso, Wash. • Swooping over a terrain of great sadness and death, President Barack Obama took an aerial tour Tuesday of the place where more than three dozen people perished in a mudslide last month, then mourned privately with those who lost loved ones in the destruction. Evidence of the mudslide’s power was everywhere: trees ripped from the ground, a highway paved with mud and debris, a river’s course altered. And in the midst of the awful tableau, an American flag flying at half-staff. Even 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57851540@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:19:29 MDT ’Piles and piles’ of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57849336-68/sudan-bentiu-south-base.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57849336-68/sudan-bentiu-south-base.html.csp">’Piles and piles’ of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JASON STRAZIUSO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T15:18:12.451-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 03:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nairobi, Kenya • The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn’t safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone, young and old. The U.N. says hundreds of civilians were killed in the massacre last week in Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan’s oil-producing Unity state, a tragic reflection of longstanding ethnic hostilities in the world’s n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578493362014-04-22T15:18:12.451-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T15:18:12.451-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57849336@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:18:12 MDT Court: U.S. must release secret papers on drone killings of Americans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57846989-68/awlaki-government-2011-strike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57846989-68/awlaki-government-2011-strike.html.csp">Court: U.S. must release secret papers on drone killings of Americans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARRY NEUMEISTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-21T22:20:00.309-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The U.S. government must publicly disclose in redacted form secret papers describing its legal justification for using drones to kill citizens suspected of terrorism overseas because President Barack Obama and senior government officials have commented on the subject, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled in a Freedom of Information Act case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and two reporters for The New York Times. I...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578469892014-04-21T22:20:00.309-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-21T22:20:00.309-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57846989@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:20:00 MDT Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824339-68/backpacks-police-boston-area.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57824339-68/backpacks-police-boston-area.html.csp">Boston police investigate 2 backpacks, clear area</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Police say they’ve taken a man into custody in connection with two unattended backpacks found at the Boston Marathon finish line. Police spokesman Dave Estrada says the backpacks were discovered Tuesday evening, a year after two bombs in backpacks exploded at the end of the marathon and killed three people. The bomb squad is checking the backpacks found Tuesday. Police have cleared the area. Trains are bypassing the nearby Copley Square station. The police department has tweeted asking ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578243392014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T19:29:21.18-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57824339@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:29:21 MDT Police identify teen killed while skateboarding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57817727-78/police-zuniga-board-friday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57817727-78/police-zuniga-board-friday.html.csp">Police identify teen killed while skateboarding</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="2014-04-14T21:10:55.797-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City police have identified a teenager who was killed last Friday when his skateboard crashed into the side of a pickup truck. Juan Carlos Zuniga, 14, died when his westbound “long board” style skateboard, traveling at a high rate of speed, careened off Yale Avenue and into the northbound pickup at 1300 East about 2 p.m. Friday, police said Monday. Paramedics pronounced Zuniga dead at the scene. Investigators concluded that neither drugs nor alcohol were involved. Rather, the long boa...</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> 57817727@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:10:55 MDT 3 dead after suburban Kansas City shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57814681-200/jewish-center-community-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57814681-200/jewish-center-community-police.html.csp">3 dead after suburban Kansas City shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARIA SUDEKUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T20:18:29.628-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 08:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Overland Park, Kan. • A man opened fire outside a Jewish community center on Sunday, killing two people before driving over to a retirement community a few blocks away and killing someone else, authorities said. Police arrested the suspect in the parking lot of a nearby elementary school shortly after the shootings, which happened minutes apart at around 1 p.m. in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park. Family members have identified two of the three people killed as a man and his 14-year-old g...</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> 57814681@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:18:29 MDT NY officer fatally shoots 86-year-old gunman, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812078-68/shot-calvello-officers-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57812078-68/shot-calvello-officers-police.html.csp">NY officer fatally shoots 86-year-old gunman, police say</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T22:44:00.08-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 10:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Police shot and killed an 86-year-old New York City man who they say killed his daughter then pointed a shotgun at officers. Authorities say Jack Calvello called 911 Saturday and said he’d shot his daughter. Police say Calvello refused to put down his gun when officers arrived at the scene and was shot once in the torso. Officers found 65-year-old Carolann Matyka in the kitchen of the Queens home with a gunshot wound to the head. Calvello and Matyka were both pronounced dead at a hosp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578120782014-04-12T22:44:00.08-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T22:44:00.08-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812078@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 22:44:00 MDT Prosecutor mocks Pistorius’ version of events http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801647-68/pistorius-nel-steenkamp-prosecutor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57801647-68/pistorius-nel-steenkamp-prosecutor.html.csp">Prosecutor mocks Pistorius’ version of events</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and GERALD IMRAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T14:24:34.931-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 02:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pretoria, South Africa • The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete’s murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. The judge sternly instructed the prosecutor to restrain himself and he apologized — then went right back to trying to pick holes in the testimony of the double-amputee runner. It was a harsh day of cross-examination for Pistorius, challenged relentlessly about his account of the moments just before he kille...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578016472014-04-10T14:24:34.931-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T14:24:34.931-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57801647@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:24:34 MDT ‘We somehow bear what seems unbearable’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57798998-68/obama-soldiers-fort-hood.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57798998-68/obama-soldiers-fort-hood.html.csp">‘We somehow bear what seems unbearable’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T21:29:11.154-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 09:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">FORT HOOD, Texas • President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation’s comforter five years ago, mourning with families and uniformed comrades of those killed during last week’s Fort Hood shooting spree. “We somehow bear what seems unbearable,” he declared. It was yet another sad observance for a president who has had to deliver words of consolation across the country many times. At Fort Hood, the ceremony was made more poignant as ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577989982014-04-09T21:29:11.154-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T21:29:11.154-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57798998@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:29:11 MDT Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57797014-200/pistorius-nel-steenkamp-prosecutor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/57797014-200/pistorius-nel-steenkamp-prosecutor.html.csp">Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T12:53:02.76-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 12:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pretoria, South Africa • Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a photo of his dead girlfriend’s bloody head wounds while testifying at his murder trial Wednesday as the prosecutor urged the star athlete to “take responsibility” for killing her. “It’s time that you look at it,” chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel said, setting the stage for a rigorous first day of cross-examination of Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian charged with premeditated murder for shooting Reeva Steenkamp three times through a 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> 57797014@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:53:02 MDT Army: Soldier began shooting after argument over leave http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787645-68/lopez-grey-army-fort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57787645-68/lopez-grey-army-fort.html.csp">Army: Soldier began shooting after argument over leave</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL J. WEBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T18:28:30.493-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 06:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fort Hood, Texas • The Fort Hood soldier suspected of killing three people and wounding 16 others last week began his eight-minute rampage on the sprawling Texas Army post after an argument related to taking leave, military investigators said Monday. Army spokesman Chris Grey didn’t indicate during a brief news conference whether Spc. Ivan Lopez was granted the leave or the circumstances behind the request. The shooting spree Wednesday ended when Lopez killed himself with his .45-caliber pistol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577876452014-04-07T18:28:30.493-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T18:28:30.493-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57787645@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:28:30 MDT Pistorius apologizes at his murder trial http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785526-68/pistorius-steenkamp-family-testimony.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57785526-68/pistorius-steenkamp-family-testimony.html.csp">Pistorius apologizes at his murder trial</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GERALD IMRAY and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T09:31:07.645-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 09:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pretoria, South Africa • Stifling sobs, Oscar Pistorius took the witness stand Monday in his murder trial and apologized to the family of the girlfriend he shot dead, describing himself as traumatized and now on antidepressant medication, and sometimes waking from nightmares to the “smell of blood.” Pistorius’ voice quavered so much and was so low at the start of his testimony that Judge Thokozile Masipa asked him to speak up as, standing and addressing a packed courtroom, he talked of his remor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577855262014-04-07T09:31:07.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T09:31:07.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57785526@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:31:07 MDT Near Fort Hood, church service honors fallen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782899-68/fort-hood-military-shooting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57782899-68/fort-hood-military-shooting.html.csp">Near Fort Hood, church service honors fallen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T17:39:08.336-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 05:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kileen, Texas • The church program pictured an empty road being enveloped by the dark clouds of a sweeping thunderstorm, and the service’s lesson was from Isaiah 35:4, “Be strong, fear not.” The preacher implored those gathered Sunday that they would find hope in God, but also acknowledged the question on everyone’s mind: Why Fort Hood — again? What would have been a routine Sunday service at Tabernacle Baptist Church just outside the sprawling Texas military base became a tribute to the soldier...</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> 57782899@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 17:39:08 MDT Legacy gallery: Killed AP photographer covered the world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773911-68/niedringhaus-anja-afghanistan-covered.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57773911-68/niedringhaus-anja-afghanistan-covered.html.csp">Legacy gallery: Killed AP photographer covered the world</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-04T16:06:13.027-06:00">Updated Apr 4, 2014 04:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anja Niedringhaus, a courageous and immensely talented Associated Press photographer who has covered everything from sports to war, was killed while covering elections in Afghanistan on Friday. Niedringhaus was in a car in eastern Afghanistan with AP reporter Kathy Gannon when, according to a freelancer who was with them, an Afghan policeman approached them, yelled “Allahu Akbar” — God is Great — and opened fire on them in the back seat with his AK-47. Niedringhaus was killed instantly and Ganno...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577739112014-04-04T16:06:13.027-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-04T16:06:13.027-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57773911@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:06:13 MDT Fort Hood victim’s mom, 77, had just met daughter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57771755-68/owens-muntean-welton-fort.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57771755-68/owens-muntean-welton-fort.html.csp">Fort Hood victim’s mom, 77, had just met daughter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID MERCER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T19:37:30.507-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 07:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Champaign, Ill. • The mother of a 37-year-old Illinois soldier killed during an attack at Fort Hood, Texas, says she was reunited less than two weeks earlier with a daughter she gave up for adoption at birth. Mary Muntean of Effingham, Ill., told The Associated Press that she was still celebrating that reunion when she got a call telling her that her son, U.S. Army Sgt. Timothy Owens, was killed Wednesday in the attack at Fort Hood. He was one of four soldiers — including the gunman — killed. A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577717552014-04-03T19:37:30.507-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T19:37:30.507-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57771755@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 19:37:30 MDT Army Corps will kill birds that kill fish in northwest U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57743352-68/birds-corps-dams-salmon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57743352-68/birds-corps-dams-salmon.html.csp">Army Corps will kill birds that kill fish in northwest U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T11:09:42.72-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Clarkston, Wash. • The Army Corps of Engineers this spring will begin killing birds at some Snake and Columbia river dams to help protect juvenile salmon and steelhead. The agency unveiled a plan Thursday that will allow as many as 1,200 California gulls, 650 ring-billed gulls and 150 double-crested cormorants to be killed. The birds gather at the dams and feast on the migrating salmon and steelhead which bunch up there. The Lewiston Tribune said the action will occur at McNary Dam on the Columb...</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> 57743352@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:09:42 MDT 2 die in shooting on docked destroyer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57730570-68/killed-navy-civilian-shooting.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57730570-68/killed-navy-civilian-shooting.html.csp">2 die in shooting on docked destroyer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T20:01:03.054-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 08:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A sailor was killed late Monday in a shooting aboard a Navy destroyer docked in Norfolk, Va., the Navy said Tuesday in a statement, before security forces killed a civilian believed to be the gunman. The shooting occurred about 11:20 p.m. at Naval Station Norfolk, the world’s largest naval base. The Navy said the suspected gunman, a civilian, killed a sailor aboard the Mahan, a guided-missile destroyer, before naval security killed him. A spokeswoman in Norfolk, Petty Officer 2nd Cl...</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> 57730570@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:01:03 MDT Copenhagen zoo that killed giraffe kills four lions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57728825-68/zoo-lions-copenhagen-giraffe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57728825-68/zoo-lions-copenhagen-giraffe.html.csp">Copenhagen zoo that killed giraffe kills four lions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T13:43:47.462-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 01:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Copenhagen, Denmark • A Danish zoo that faced protests for killing a healthy giraffe to prevent inbreeding says it has put down four lions, including two cubs, to make room for a new male lion. Citing the “pride’s natural structure and behavior,” the Copenhagen Zoo said Tuesday that two old lions had been euthanized as part of a generational shift. It said the cubs were also put down because they were not old enough to fend for themselves and “anyway would have been killed by the new male lion.”...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577288252014-03-25T13:43:47.462-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T13:43:47.462-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728825@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:43:47 MDT Unrest in Middle East leads to spike in journalist deaths http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57728410-68/journalists-killed-says-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57728410-68/journalists-killed-says-report.html.csp">Unrest in Middle East leads to spike in journalist deaths</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T10:53:02.339-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 10:53AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • The UN body monitoring press freedoms says instabilities associated with the Arab Spring has contributed to a spike in the number of journalists killed in recent years. In a report published Tuesday, UNESCO says 430 journalists were killed between 2007 and 2012. In 2012, UNESCO says 121 were killed, over double the 59 that died in 2007. According to the report, “uprisings in part of the Arab region” were behind a rise in killings in conflict-zones and that Syria, which has been ravaged b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577284102014-03-25T10:53:02.339-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T10:53:02.339-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728410@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:53:02 MDT Pistorius trial: Prosecution wraps case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57728009-68/pistorius-case-steenkamp-messages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57728009-68/pistorius-case-steenkamp-messages.html.csp">Pistorius trial: Prosecution wraps case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CARLEY PETESCH and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T10:06:40.01-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 10:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pretoria, South Africa • Oscar Pistorius, who is expected to testify in his murder trial at the end of the week, said Tuesday he’s going through “a tough time” in a rare comment after the prosecution closed its case against the double-amputee runner. It is “likely” Pistorius will take the stand to open the defense’s case, said defense lawyer Brian Webber, adding there’s no specific requirement for him to testify first but it is normal practice. “I don’t think we have a choice, it’s a question of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577280092014-03-25T10:06:40.01-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-25T10:06:40.01-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57728009@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 10:06:40 MDT