MISSILE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MISSILE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) North Korea fires short-range missile into sea http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227237-68/korea-north-south-korean.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58227237-68/korea-north-south-korean.html.csp">North Korea fires short-range missile into sea</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HYUNG-JIN KIM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T11:51:06.256-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Saturday, a South Korean defense official said, adding to its unusually high number of weapons tests this year. The launch came on the eve of the 61st anniversary of the signing of an armistice that ended the Korean War. The missile, fired from North Korea’s southwest Hwanghae province on Saturday evening, flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) across the country before landing in the sea, the...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58227237@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:51:06 MDT 40 bodies from downed jetliner returned to Dutch soil http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58217723-68/russian-ukraine-government-dutch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58217723-68/russian-ukraine-government-dutch.html.csp">40 bodies from downed jetliner returned to Dutch soil</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DOROTHEE THIESING </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and MSTYSLAV CHERNOV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T21:18:02.623-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eindhoven, Netherlands • Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind. The carefully choreographed, nearly silent ceremony contrasted sharply with the boom of shells and shattered glass in eastern Ukraine as pro-Russian rebels fought to hang onto territory and shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets. The bold new attack showed the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582177232014-07-23T21:18:02.623-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T21:18:02.623-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58217723@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:18:02 MDT U.S.: No direct link to Russia in downing of Flight 17 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212757-68/missile-officials-russia-separatists.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212757-68/missile-officials-russia-separatists.html.csp">U.S.: No direct link to Russia in downing of Flight 17</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:27:37.312-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for “creating the conditions” that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement. The intelligence officials were cautious in their assessment, noting that while the Russians have been arming separatists in eastern Ukraine, the U.S. had no direct evidence that the missile used to shoot down the passenger jet came from Russia. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582127572014-07-22T21:27:37.312-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T21:27:37.312-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212757@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:27:37 MDT Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane-crash site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202391-68/saturday-site-crash-missile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58202391-68/saturday-site-crash-missile.html.csp">Monitors try to secure Ukraine plane-crash site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and EVGENIY MALOLETKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hrabove, Ukraine • International monitors moved gingerly Saturday through fields reeking of the decomposing corpses that fell from a Malaysian airliner shot down over rebel-held eastern Ukraine, trying to secure the sprawling site in hopes that a credible investigation can be conducted. But before inspectors ever reached the scene, doubts arose about whether evidence was being compromised. The Ukrainian government and separatist rebels accuse each other of firing a surface-to-air missile at the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582023912014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T21:52:27.835-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58202391@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:52:27 MDT US building case tying separatists to plane crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201235-68/plane-ukraine-president-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58201235-68/plane-ukraine-president-obama.html.csp">US building case tying separatists to plane crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP White House Correspondent</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T11:28:02.214-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at least one American, an “outrage of unspeakable proportions.” Obama said the U.S. believes the Malaysia Airlines plane was felled by a surface-to-air missile launched from an area near the Ukraine-Russia border that is controlled by Kremlin-backed separatists. Even as h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582012352014-07-19T11:28:02.214-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-19T11:28:02.214-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58201235@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:28:02 MDT Op-ed: No peace in Mideast until radical Islamists are denied http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195768-82/hamas-israel-gaza-peace.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195768-82/hamas-israel-gaza-peace.html.csp">Op-ed: No peace in Mideast until radical Islamists are denied</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ron Zamir</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T16:27:01.868-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 04:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Once again we witness the same flare up that has become the legacy of the 2000 brutal takeover by Hamas of the Gaza stip. Since that takeover, the Muslim brotherhood of Palestine (Hamas) has used numerous pretexts to launch missiles against Israel’s civilian populations. Israel seeks to destroy these missile sites placed in houses, schools, and public buildings, causing civilian deaths. This eventually leads to a cease fire that is destined to be broken. We must recognize that the roots of this...</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> 58195768@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:27:01 MDT World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58197843-68/ukraine-russian-friday-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58197843-68/ukraine-russian-friday-plane.html.csp">World calls for Ukraine cease-fire after crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and DMITRY LOVETSKY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T16:07:42.425-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 04:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rozsypne, Ukraine •World leaders called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine on Friday and demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner shot down over the country’s battlefields. The strong words came amid the contrasting images of emergency workers and off-duty coal miners fanning out across picturesque sunflower fields searching for charred pieces of wreckage from the Boeing 777. The attack Thursday afternoon killed 298 p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581978432014-07-18T16:07:42.425-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T16:07:42.425-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58197843@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:07:42 MDT Senate panel doubles money for Israel’s Iron Dome http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186557-68/defense-israel-dome-iron.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186557-68/defense-israel-dome-iron.html.csp">Senate panel doubles money for Israel’s Iron Dome</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T10:40:14.037-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Congress is showing tangible support for longtime ally Israel as Gaza militants fire rockets, backing a measure that would double the amount of money for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system. The Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee approved a defense spending bill on Tuesday that would provide $621.6 million for Israeli missile defense, including $351 million for the Iron Dome system that intercepts short-range rockets and mortars. In the latest hostilities between Israe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581865572014-07-15T10:40:14.037-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T10:40:14.037-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186557@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:40:14 MDT South Korea says North firing more short-range missiles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130436-68/korea-north-south-missiles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58130436-68/korea-north-south-missiles.html.csp">South Korea says North firing more short-range missiles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUNG-YOON CHOI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T19:19:02.577-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 07:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seoul, South Korea • North Korea fired two short-range Scud missiles into its eastern waters Sunday, a South Korean official said, in an apparent test just days after the country tested what it called new precision-guided missiles. A South Korean military official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department rules, said the missiles were fired from Wonsan and are presumed to be short-range Scud ballistic missiles. The official added that the military is determining what kind of Scud ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581304362014-06-29T19:19:02.577-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-29T19:19:02.577-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58130436@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 19:19:02 MDT ‘Blimps’ leave Utah’s desert bound for Maryland http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58033546-90/jlens-army-tuesday-missile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58033546-90/jlens-army-tuesday-missile.html.csp">‘Blimps’ leave Utah’s desert bound for Maryland</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T21:32:13.374-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 09:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dugway Proving Ground • For three years they hung in the sky above Interstate 80 in Utah’s west desert, but on Tuesday the Army began packing them up for Maryland where they will guard against missile attacks. The Army on Tuesday held a ceremony here to mark the end of the testing for the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System, or JLENS. They have looked like blimps to anyone driving between Salt Lake City and Wendover. JLENS is a pair of 243-foot-long balloon ...</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> 58033546@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 21:32:13 MDT