OFFICIALS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/OFFICIALS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Mexican mining firm complains about spill probe http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58323372-79/spill-company-copper-mexican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58323372-79/spill-company-copper-mexican.html.csp">Mexican mining firm complains about spill probe</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mexico City • A mining conglomerate charged Thursday that it is being subjected to “punitive” legal actions by Mexican officials because one of its mines spilled acid-laced copper sulfate and heavy metals into two rivers. Environmental authorities have ordered a full inspection of Grupo Mexico’s Buenavista copper mine near the U.S. border and threatened possible fines of up to $3 million. Prosecutors, meanwhile, have filed a criminal complaint over the spill, which caused water supplies to be sh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583233722014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T17:39:01.548-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58323372@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:39:01 MDT Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318526-79/fed-rate-minutes-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318526-79/fed-rate-minutes-officials.html.csp">Some Fed officials want to slow economic help soon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T15:16:02.465-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 03:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Some Federal Reserve officials think the U.S. economy is improving fast enough that the Fed will need to act sooner than previously thought to slow the extraordinary support it’s been providing through ultra-low interest rates. Minutes of the Fed’s discussion at its July 29-30 meeting released Wednesday show that some officials thought the Fed would need “to call for a relatively prompt move” to reduce the stimulus it has supplied since the financial crisis erupted in 2008. Otherwis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583185262014-08-20T15:16:02.465-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T15:16:02.465-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318526@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:16:02 MDT Secret U.S. mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319197-68/syria-rescue-foley-mission.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319197-68/syria-rescue-foley-mission.html.csp">Secret U.S. mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T20:20:02.116-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the Obama administration said Wednesday. Officials said the rescue mission was authorized after intelligence agencies believed they had identified the location inside Syria where the hostages were being held. But the several dozen special operations forces dropped b...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583191972014-08-20T20:20:02.116-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T20:20:02.116-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319197@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:20:02 MDT Beheading brings new U.S. attacks on Islamic militants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319207-68/state-islamic-syria-foley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319207-68/state-islamic-syria-foley.html.csp">Beheading brings new U.S. attacks on Islamic militants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LARA JAKES </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and RYAN LUCAS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T20:19:02.923-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 08:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria. President Barack Obama vowed relentless pursuit of the terrorists and the White House revealed that the U.S. had launched a secret rescue mission inside Syria earlier this summer that failed to rescue Foley and other Americans still being held hostage. In brief but forc...</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> 58319207@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:19:02 MDT Solar plants are scorching, killing birds in mid-air http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309350-68/birds-solar-plant-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309350-68/birds-solar-plant-california.html.csp">Solar plants are scorching, killing birds in mid-air</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLEN KNICKMEYER and JOHN LOCHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:34:42.079-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ivanpah Dry Lake, Calif. • Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant’s concentrated sun rays — “streamers,” for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair. Federal wildlife investigators who visited the BrightSource Energy plant last year and watched as birds burned and fell, reporting an average of one “streamer” every two minutes, are urging California officials to halt the operator’s application to build a ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583093502014-08-18T13:34:42.079-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:34:42.079-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309350@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:34:42 MDT Teen girls riding ATV hit by car on Utah County road http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300793-78/atv-road-car-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58300793-78/atv-road-car-driver.html.csp">Teen girls riding ATV hit by car on Utah County road</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T14:10:43.516-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 02:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two teen girls were in serious condition Friday after the ATV they were riding was hit by a car on a road in Utah County. The two 15-year-old girls were riding with friends Friday morning when they tried to cross State Road 73 near Five Mile Pass, according to officials. While crossing, they were struck by an oncoming PT Cruiser. The driver of the car tried to stop, according to officials, but hit the ATV broadside, sending the driver over the top of the car. The passenger was also thrown from 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> 58300793@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:10:43 MDT Minor injuries after car vs. FrontRunner train accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301115-78/train-accident-frontrunner-fire.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58301115-78/train-accident-frontrunner-fire.html.csp">Minor injuries after car vs. FrontRunner train accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T15:09:27.858-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 03:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Four people suffered minor injuries after a FrontRunner train crashed into a vehicle Friday afternoon. The accident happened near 300 East and Center Street in North Salt Lake, according to South Davis Metro Fire officials. Fire crews quickly doused a small fire sparked after the accident. Utah Transit Authority spokesman Remi Barron said the train struck a Union Pacific automobile. It was not immediately known whether the injured were in the train or the vehicle that was struck. As of 1:30 p.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> 58301115@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:09:27 MDT Obama: No Iraq rescue; humanitarian relief to expand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298309-68/islamic-state-iraq-group.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58298309-68/islamic-state-iraq-group.html.csp">Obama: No Iraq rescue; humanitarian relief to expand</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROBERT BURNS </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and KEN DILANIAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T19:45:18.878-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 07:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama on Thursday promised to expand U.S. humanitarian relief to Iraqis threatened by the advancing army of the Islamic State militants. He took credit for alleviating the genocide threat to thousands trapped on a mountaintop but said the situation “remains dire” throughout the country. Obama also said U.S. airstrikes would continue to protect Americans and U.S. facilities in Iraq, and he said Washington has increased its delivery of military assistance to Iraqi an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582983092014-08-14T19:45:18.878-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T19:45:18.878-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298309@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:45:18 MDT Pentagon: Iraq refugee-rescue operation not needed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58294605-68/iraq-officials-forces-ground.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58294605-68/iraq-officials-forces-ground.html.csp">Pentagon: Iraq refugee-rescue operation not needed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Karen DeYoung </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Craig Whitlock</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T21:18:03.932-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A team of about 20 U.S. troops and aid workers who landed Wednesday on Iraq’s Mount Sinjar determined that a rescue operation of besieged minorities stranded there is probably unnecessary, the Pentagon said. “There are far fewer” refugees left at the northern Iraq location, where tens of thousands were said to have been surrounded by Sunni Muslim extremists, and they “are in better condition than previously believed,” a Pentagon statement said. It said that humanitarian airdrops an...</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> 58294605@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:18:03 MDT Utah slide area moving but still stable, officials say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292618-78/landslide-lake-salt-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292618-78/landslide-lake-salt-sltrib.html.csp">Utah slide area moving but still stable, officials say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T21:00:26.408-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 09:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">With rainy weather and a flash flood watch in effect for Utah, North Salt Lake officials are continuing to monitor the hill that slid into the Eaglepointe Estates neighborhood last week. A Tuesday night storm led to slight movement on the hillside “but everything is still stable,” city spokeswoman Linda Horrocks said Wednesday. People are stationed at the top and bottom of the slide to monitor the area, Horrocks said, and two pieces of equipment that can detect movement have been installed ther...</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> 58292618@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:00:26 MDT Report: White House didn’t OK immigrant releases http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292363-68/immigrants-report-budget-deportation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292363-68/immigrants-report-budget-deportation.html.csp">Report: White House didn’t OK immigrant releases</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T18:11:42.86-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 2,000 immigrants facing deportation in 2013 were released strictly for budget reasons by immigration agency officials who kept the homeland security secretary in the dark about the plan, according to a federal watchdog’s report. This lack of communication led the Obama administration to wrongly deny for weeks that 2,228 immigrants facing deportation had been released, according to the report Tuesday from the Homeland Security Department’s inspector general. It also said of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582923632014-08-13T18:11:42.86-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T18:11:42.86-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292363@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:11:42 MDT Egypt’s proposal to end war in Gaza calls for lifting part of blockade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58289999-68/gaza-israel-hamas-palestinian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58289999-68/gaza-israel-hamas-palestinian.html.csp">Egypt’s proposal to end war in Gaza calls for lifting part of blockade</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T21:22:02.182-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 09:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • Egypt presented a proposed cease-fire to Israel and Hamas aimed at ending the monthlong war, Palestinian officials said early Wednesday after negotiators huddled for a second day of Egyptian-mediated talks aimed at ending the crisis and bringing relief to the embattled Gaza Strip. After more than 10 hours of talks on Tuesday, Palestinian officials told The Associated Press early Wednesday morning that Egypt’s proposal calls for easing parts of the Israeli blockade of Gaza, bringing some...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582899992014-08-12T21:22:02.182-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T21:22:02.182-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58289999@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:22:02 MDT Feds reverse course on protections for wolverines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58288519-68/climate-wolverines-protections-species.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58288519-68/climate-wolverines-protections-species.html.csp">Feds reverse course on protections for wolverines</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW BROWN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T13:19:46.358-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 01:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Billings, Mont. • Federal wildlife officials plan to withdraw proposed protections for the snow-loving wolverine Tuesday, in a course reversal that highlights lingering uncertainties over what a warming climate means for some temperature-sensitive species. Wolverines, or “mountain devils,” need deep snows to den. But while there is broad consensus that climate change will make the world warmer, drilling down to determine what that means for individual species remains difficult. U.S. Fish and Wil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582885192014-08-12T13:19:46.358-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T13:19:46.358-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288519@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 13:19:46 MDT Top federal officials discuss energy development in Southwest http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58286295-68/energy-development-jewell-needs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58286295-68/energy-development-jewell-needs.html.csp">Top federal officials discuss energy development in Southwest</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T21:29:34.06-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Santa Fe, N.M. • The potential for renewable energy development in the Southwest is tremendous, but two top officials in President Barack Obama’s administration said Monday much work needs to be done to meet the challenges of exporting that power to market. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz were among dozens of state and tribal officials who met in Santa Fe as part of the administration’s effort to develop recommendations regarding the transmission, storage and d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582862952014-08-11T21:29:34.06-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T21:29:34.06-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58286295@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:29:34 MDT U.S. expands airstrikes in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58275851-68/iraq-kurdish-irbil-strikes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58275851-68/iraq-kurdish-irbil-strikes.html.csp">U.S. expands airstrikes in Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Liz Sly, Karen DeYoung and Loveday Morris</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:11:58.221-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irbil, Iraq • American warplanes and drones struck Islamist militants near this northern Iraqi city on Friday, putting the U.S. military back in action in the skies over Iraq less than three years after the troops withdrew and President Barack Obama declared the war over. The strikes were limited in scope but helped temper days of building panic across the north of the country as militants with the extremist Islamic State sliced through a string of towns and villages scattered on the outskirts ...</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> 58275851@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:11:58 MDT New job for Prince William: air ambulance pilot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58271590-223/job-pilot-william-royal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58271590-223/job-pilot-william-royal.html.csp">New job for Prince William: air ambulance pilot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:09:16.421-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Prince William is taking a new job: Air ambulance pilot. Britain’s royal officials announced Thursday that starting September, the royal will train for about five months as a helicopter pilot with East Anglian Air Ambulance. If successful, he will join the charity group, based in Cambridge, next spring. Kensington Palace said Thursday the stint will be William’s main job, though he will also continue to take on royal duties and engagements both in Britain and overseas. The royal’s dutie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582715902014-08-07T10:09:16.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T10:09:16.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271590@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:09:16 MDT Outer edge of hurricane brings rain to Hawaii http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271470-68/hurricane-hawaii-thursday-island.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271470-68/hurricane-hawaii-thursday-island.html.csp">Outer edge of hurricane brings rain to Hawaii</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER and AUDREY McAVOY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Honolulu • The first hurricane expected to hit Hawaii in 22 years weakened slightly Thursday as its outer edges began to bring rain and wind to the Big Island, while residents and tourists prepared for a possible one-two punch as another major storm lined up behind it in the Pacific. The eye of Hurricane Iselle was about 250 miles southeast of Hilo, moving at roughly 17 mph and expected to make landfall Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, Hurricane Julio stren...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582714702014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T16:12:13.863-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271470@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:12:13 MDT North Salt Lake makes plan to stabilize slide, takes criticism from victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58267045-78/family-utrilla-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58267045-78/family-utrilla-lake-salt.html.csp">North Salt Lake makes plan to stabilize slide, takes criticism from victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T11:18:21.764-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">North Salt Lake • As officials made plans for long-term stabilization of a hill that slid into a neighborhood this week, members of a family that lost their house in the disaster claimed the city has done nothing to help them in the aftermath. “The city in no way has come to us to say, ‘Is there anything we can do?’ ” David Utrilla, a relative of the family living in the house, said Wednesday. He said the house was occupied by a dozen of his family members who came to Utah from Peru — his paren...</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> 58267045@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:18:21 MDT Nigeria rushes to get isolation tents for Ebola as death toll rises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267066-68/ebola-health-nigeria-sawyer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267066-68/ebola-health-nigeria-sawyer.html.csp">Nigeria rushes to get isolation tents for Ebola as death toll rises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARAM MAZAN and KRISTA LARSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T17:31:38.63-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 05:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Abuja, Nigeria • Nigerian authorities rushed to obtain isolation tents Wednesday in anticipation of more Ebola infections as they disclosed five more cases of the virus and a death in Africa’s most populous nation, where officials were racing to keep the gruesome disease confined to a small group of patients. The five new Nigerian cases were all in Lagos, a megacity of 21 million people in a country already beset with poor health care infrastructure and widespread corruption, and all five were r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582670662014-08-06T17:31:38.63-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T17:31:38.63-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267066@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 17:31:38 MDT Russian tourists stranded abroad as fallout from economic sanctions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263200-79/sanctions-russian-companies-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58263200-79/sanctions-russian-companies-russia.html.csp">Russian tourists stranded abroad as fallout from economic sanctions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T10:40:16.694-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Last week, tens of thousands of Russians sunning themselves on Italian beaches and Turkish resorts received an unpleasant surprise: their tour companies had gone bust, stranding them and forcing them to pay double for a ticket to get home. The bankruptcy is the fifth among major Russian tour companies in less than two months — a sign that cracks are appearing in Russia’s economy after a months-long conflict in eastern Ukraine and an escalating stand-off with the West. It’s not just sanc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582632002014-08-05T10:40:16.694-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T10:40:16.694-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263200@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:40:16 MDT