LAWSUIT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LAWSUIT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Libertarian group sues Utah over Common Core http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58246492-78/standards-board-utah-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58246492-78/standards-board-utah-state.html.csp">Libertarian group sues Utah over Common Core</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T21:03:25.574-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Angst over Utah’s adoption of Common Core academic standards is about to spill into the courtroom. The Libertas Institute, a libertarian-leaning Utah-based public policy organization, is funding a lawsuit against the state school board, targeting its adoption of the standards. Six parents, educators and education leaders are named as plaintiffs in the suit, which was filed Thursday in 3rd District Court. The lawsuit alleges that Utahns — specifically local school boards, superintendents, teache...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58246492@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:03:25 MDT Utah Jazz: Michigan man sues Burke, Shaq for defamation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58247246-87/burke-binion-jazz-posted.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/58247246-87/burke-binion-jazz-posted.html.csp">Utah Jazz: Michigan man sues Burke, Shaq for defamation</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T23:17:48.87-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Michigan man with a rare disorder has filed a lawsuit against Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke, former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal and a rapper, accusing them of defamation for mocking a self portrait he posted on the Internet earlier this year. Jahmel Binion filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Macomb, Mi., according to court documents. The suit seeks more than $25,000 in damages. Burke’s father and agent, Benji Burke, declined to comment on the lawsuit Thursday, saying that he has not been contacted...</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> 58247246@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:17:48 MDT Utah Republicans join GOP-led House in OKing suit vs. Obama http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243176-68/obama-republicans-lawsuit-democrats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243176-68/obama-republicans-lawsuit-democrats.html.csp">Utah Republicans join GOP-led House in OKing suit vs. Obama</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALAN FRAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T11:24:52.051-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters. Just a day before lawmakers were to begin a five-week summer recess, debate over the proposed lawsuit underscored the harshly partisan tone that has dominated the Congress...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582431762014-07-31T11:24:52.051-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T11:24:52.051-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243176@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:24:52 MDT Milbank: House wastes time on ‘impeachment lite’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246267-82/impeachment-president-rep-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246267-82/impeachment-president-rep-lawsuit.html.csp">Milbank: House wastes time on ‘impeachment lite’</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="2014-07-31T10:22:37.127-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • The House opened proceedings Wednesday with a chaplain’s prayer that lawmakers be granted “a double portion of wisdom and understanding.” Even a side order of wisdom with a garnish of understanding would have been nice. But neither was on the menu. The people’s representatives were hurrying to depart Thursday for their five-week summer vacation, but first they had some important business to complete. Emergency legislation to ease the crisis at the border? Funding to keep h...</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> 58246267@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:22:37 MDT Sugar manufacturers battling corn syrup folks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243043-79/sugar-berg-corn-syrup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58243043-79/sugar-berg-corn-syrup.html.csp">Sugar manufacturers battling corn syrup folks</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE KOLPACK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T16:44:05.631-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fargo, N.D. • Lawyers for the corn syrup industry said Wednesday that American Crystal Sugar Co. CEO David Berg would be a good witness in a federal lawsuit filed by refined sugar manufacturers because his company isn’t directly involved in the case and he can be more forthcoming than other industry executives. Berg, head of the largest sugar beet processor in the country, is contesting a subpoena to testify in the case, in which the sugar makers are suing over the corn syrup industry’s marketin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582430432014-07-30T16:44:05.631-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T16:44:05.631-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243043@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:44:05 MDT Riverton faces lawsuit over rejection of plasma-donation clinic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58242627-90/according-behind-biolife-clinic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58242627-90/according-behind-biolife-clinic.html.csp">Riverton faces lawsuit over rejection of plasma-donation clinic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By courtney tanner</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:34:52.572-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Behind closed doors Tuesday night, Riverton city officials discussed strategies for dealing with a lawsuit brought by a company denied its request to locate a plasma donation clinic in the southwest Salt Lake Valley municipality. Developers behind the plan filed the complaint last week in 3rd District Court claiming rejection of the application to build a plasma-collection clinic was illegal and politically motivated. The lawsuit was spurred by the City Council’s 3-1 vote earlier this month to r...</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> 58242627@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:34:52 MDT Several reporters subpoenaed in ‘pink slime’ lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238211-79/abc-pink-product-meat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238211-79/abc-pink-product-meat.html.csp">Several reporters subpoenaed in ‘pink slime’ lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By REGINA GARCIA CANO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T18:06:02.809-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 06:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sioux Falls, S.D. • Several food writers, including a New York Times reporter, have been subpoenaed by a meat producer as part of its $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC in regards to the network’s coverage of a beef product dubbed “pink slime” by critics. The subpoenas were issued to five writers — three reporters for the online Food Safety News, Times reporter Michael Moss and noted food writer Michele Simon — asking each to supply copies of any communications they had with ABC in 2012...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582382112014-07-29T18:06:02.809-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T18:06:02.809-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238211@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:06:02 MDT Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit vs. Obama http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58237246-68/impeachment-president-republicans-law.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58237246-68/impeachment-president-republicans-law.html.csp">Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit vs. Obama</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID ESPO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T08:09:49.571-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 08:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily. Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help explain why Speaker John Boehner and the current GOP leadership want no part of such talk now, although conservatives increasingly clamor for it. And also why President Barack Obama’s White House seems almost eager to stir the impeachment pot three months bef...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582372462014-07-30T08:09:49.571-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T08:09:49.571-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237246@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:09:49 MDT Former Utah female firefighter alleges sexual harassment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233807-78/drescher-lawsuit-department-harassment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58233807-78/drescher-lawsuit-department-harassment.html.csp">Former Utah female firefighter alleges sexual harassment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By erin alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T15:30:50.685-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 03:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former firefighter is suing the Clinton Fire Department for alleged discrimination and sexual harassment, claiming firefighters made sexually explicit comments, routinely walked in on her while she was showering and changing clothes in the women’s bathroom, and appeared in the station naked or wearing only underwear. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in 2nd District Court, Shelley Drescher claims that she was denied promotion in retaliation for her complaints of harassment and a sexist culture in ...</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> 58233807@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:30:50 MDT House advances lawsuit bill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58220526-68/lawsuit-republicans-law-legislation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58220526-68/lawsuit-republicans-law-legislation.html.csp">House advances lawsuit bill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T12:33:46.747-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 12:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Republicans cleared the way Thursday for a House vote on legislation authorizing an election-year lawsuit that accuses President Barack Obama of failing to implement the 4-year-old health care law. The vote in the Rules Committee was 7-4, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats opposed. Republicans say the lawsuit is necessary because Obama is exceeding his authority as president by failing to carry out legislation that Congress passed and he signed into law. Democrats...</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> 58220526@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:33:46 MDT Judge nixes lawsuit over Empire State Building IPO http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58211055-79/judge-building-empire-lawsuit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58211055-79/judge-building-empire-lawsuit.html.csp">Judge nixes lawsuit over Empire State Building IPO</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T16:06:20.8-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 04:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can’t sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock. A Manhattan judge dismissed the investors’ lawsuit in a ruling made public Monday. The judge said terms of a $55 million settlement last year barred the lawsuit over the October stock offering. A lawyer for some of the plaintiffs said they planned to appeal. A lawyer for real estate magnates Peter...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582110552014-07-22T16:06:20.8-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T16:06:20.8-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58211055@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:06:20 MDT Businessman dismissed from Utah fraud lawsuit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206705-78/lawsuit-dismissed-investors-businessman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206705-78/lawsuit-dismissed-investors-businessman.html.csp">Businessman dismissed from Utah fraud lawsuit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tom harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T20:48:47.812-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Connecticut businessman has been dismissed out of a lawsuit by a group of people who claim they were defrauded when they were convinced to invest in drilling oil and gas wells. Jonathan Feldman of Greenwich, Conn., owner of Patriot Exploration LLC and Millennium LLC, was dismissed from the 3rd District Court lawsuit. The investors signed a statement saying an investigation had shown Feldman did not misappropriate funds as they had alleged in the 2012 lawsuit. The investors are continuing to p...</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> 58206705@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:48:47 MDT Subaru sued over claims of dangerous auto defect http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199390-79/lawsuit-subaru-vehicles-defect.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58199390-79/lawsuit-subaru-vehicles-defect.html.csp">Subaru sued over claims of dangerous auto defect</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:32:02.119-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newark, N.J. • Some Subaru vehicle models have a defect that could lead to engine failure while they’re being driven, a federal lawsuit says. The lawsuit alleges violations of the state’s consumer fraud act, breach of express warranty and other violations. It says piston rings in the vehicles wear out quickly and some vehicles burn excessive amounts of oil. The models affected by the defect are the 2011-14 Forester 2.5-liter, 2013 Legacy 2.5-liter, 2013 Outback 2.5-liter, 2012-13 Impreza 2-liter...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581993902014-07-18T17:32:02.119-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T17:32:02.119-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58199390@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:32:02 MDT Salt Lake City Council moves to update parking laws http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188346-78/parking-lawsuit-ordinance-council.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188346-78/parking-lawsuit-ordinance-council.html.csp">Salt Lake City Council moves to update parking laws</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER SMART</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:10:19.276-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Call it medicine for a $5.4 million parking headache. That’s how much plaintiffs Timothy Bivens, Antonio Arias and S. Steven Maese are seeking in a lawsuit that alleges Salt Lake City’s parking ordinance is out of sync with the kiosk system implemented more than two years ago. After a closed-door session with members of the city attorney’s staff Tuesday evening, the Salt Lake City Council without discussion voted to amend the parking ordinance. No public hearing was required, according to the co...</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> 58188346@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:10:19 MDT Lawsuit: Madoff sons knew of fraud, deleted emails http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188044-79/madoff-lawsuit-mark-fraud.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188044-79/madoff-lawsuit-mark-fraud.html.csp">Lawsuit: Madoff sons knew of fraud, deleted emails</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BERNARD CONDON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:44:02.22-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The trustee trying to recover money for victims of Bernard Madoff says in a new lawsuit that Madoff’s two sons knew of the Ponzi scheme and sought to cover up the fraud by deleting emails during a Securities and Exchange Commission probe. The lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to recover $153 million from the brothers for using their father’s business as a “personal cookie jar,” including millions to buy two apartments in Manhattan. The lawsuit says the money came in the form of sham loans a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581880442014-07-15T17:44:02.22-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:44:02.22-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188044@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:44:02 MDT Appeals court: Texas can use race in admissions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58187704-68/court-appeals-race-admissions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58187704-68/court-appeals-race-admissions.html.csp">Appeals court: Texas can use race in admissions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T15:35:10.689-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 03:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions, a year after the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to a lower court. A 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2-1 that barring the university from using race would hurt diversity on campus. The ruling came in a lawsuit filed in 2008 by Abigail Fisher, who is white and was denied admission. “We are persuaded that to deny UT Austin its limited...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581877042014-07-15T15:35:10.689-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T15:35:10.689-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58187704@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:35:10 MDT Kragthorpe: Minor league baseball players deserve better treatment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182161-77/players-baseball-league-minor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58182161-77/players-baseball-league-minor.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Minor league baseball players deserve better treatment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T22:57:41.069-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Arkansas Travelers offer bacon cheesecake as a concession-stand specialty and the Lexington Lugnuts prepare a peanut butter and jelly doughnut sandwich. The Orem Owlz recently staged a Dumb and Dumber World’s Most Annoying Sound Noisemaker Giveaway to highlight their promotional calendar. The Salt Lake Bees and Ogden Raptors draw big crowds to stadiums with the outfields framed by the Wasatch Mountains. Somewhere, amid the unpretentious charm, clever marketing and refreshing atmosphere of m...</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> 58182161@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 22:57:41 MDT Sunstein: Boehner v. Constitution would have clear winner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58176751-82/boehner-constitution-lawsuit-case.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58176751-82/boehner-constitution-lawsuit-case.html.csp">Sunstein: Boehner v. Constitution would have clear winner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cass R. Sunstein</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T22:19:02.864-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One of the most appealing features of modern conservative thought is its insistence on fidelity to the Constitution. Whether or not we endorse “strict construction,” or the claim that the Constitution means what it originally meant, it is certainly honorable to emphasize that public officials are bound by our founding document. How odd, then, that prominent conservatives have been embracing Speaker John Boehner’s proposed lawsuit by the House of Representatives against President Barack Obama — 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> 58176751@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:19:02 MDT Holder says terrorists’ working on undetectable bomb ‘frightening’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58180519-68/holder-think-president-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58180519-68/holder-think-president-week.html.csp">Holder says terrorists’ working on undetectable bomb ‘frightening’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Jaime Fuller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T21:40:01.9-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 09:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Attorney General Eric Holder went on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” to discuss Republican complaints about the White House and the Justice Department. Holder, who gave the interview in London, also discussed international issues, namely Syria, where reports indicate that terrorists are working to build undetectable explosives. “It’s something that gives us really extreme, extreme concern,” Holder said. “In some ways, it’s more frightening than anything I think I’ve se...</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> 58180519@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:40:01 MDT Sponsor of Earhart search wants suit to continue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171690-68/earhart-mellon-gillespie-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58171690-68/earhart-mellon-gillespie-group.html.csp">Sponsor of Earhart search wants suit to continue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BEN NEARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T13:48:23.106-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 01:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • A Wyoming man who paid $1 million to sponsor a search for Amelia Earhart’s missing airplane is asking a federal judge not to dismiss his fraud lawsuit against expedition organizers. Tim Mellon maintains that the Pennsylvania-based The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) and its executive director actually found Earhart’s plane in 2010. Mellon, son of the late philanthropist Paul Mellon, says the group kept the discovery secret so it could keep seeking fu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581716902014-07-12T13:48:23.106-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-12T13:48:23.106-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171690@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:48:23 MDT