PERIOD - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PERIOD News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Man pleads guilty to embezzling $700K from UT firm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361175-68/esplin-http-attorney-burns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361175-68/esplin-http-attorney-burns.html.csp">Man pleads guilty to embezzling $700K from UT firm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T11:27:01.774-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 11:27AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City, Utah • A 39-year-old man has pleaded guilty to second-degree felony theft charges for embezzling nearly $700,000 from his employer. Under a plea deal with the Iron County Attorney’s Office, 39-year-old Nathan Esplin will receive a one-year jail sentence and 36 months of probation. His attorney, Jack Burns, told The Spectrum of St. George (http://bit.ly/1qSX7zc ) Esplin also has already lived up to an agreement to repay $500,000 to Leavitt Group Enterprises. Esplin signed a promissory...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58361175@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:27:01 MDT Philippine economy grows 6.4 percent in quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347408-79/percent-growth-quarter-economy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58347408-79/percent-growth-quarter-economy.html.csp">Philippine economy grows 6.4 percent in quarter</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T10:30:02.294-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 10:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manila • The Philippine economy expanded by 6.4 percent in the second quarter and tied with Malaysia as the second fastest growing in Asia during the period, officials said Thursday. The April-June growth was higher than the 5.6 percent posted in the first quarter, driven by industry, which grew by 7.8 percent, followed by services, which posted 6.0 percent growth, the government statistics agency reported. “This higher growth rate, coming from a high base a year ago shows that the economy is ba...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583474082014-08-28T10:30:02.294-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T10:30:02.294-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347408@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:30:02 MDT Aggies get a big man on campus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58320760-55/moala-aggies-com-defensive.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58320760-55/moala-aggies-com-defensive.html.csp">Aggies get a big man on campus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T05:38:03.156-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 05:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It appears Utah State's defense will get some much anticipated help in the near future with David Moala, a 6-foot-2, 310-pound defensive tackle, tweeting that he was finally in Logan late Wednesday night. Moala originally signed with Arizona State out of high school and redshirted his first season. He was dismissed for a violation of team standards and landed at Cerritos Community College in Norwalk, Calif., where he has excelled. He had 55 tackles, eight for loss and four quarterback sacks in 2...</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> 58320760@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:38:03 MDT Container shipping rise bodes well for world trade http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312693-79/billion-shipping-company-results.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58312693-79/billion-shipping-company-results.html.csp">Container shipping rise bodes well for world trade</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T09:06:01.419-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">COPENHAGEN • A.P. Moller-Maersk, a shipping company that investors monitor as a bellwether for world trade, lifted Tuesday its full-year earnings outlook after reporting that its second-quarter profits nearly tripled. The Danish group said earnings were boosted by higher freight volumes, a positive sign for global growth even as China’s economic activity is slowing and Europe’s is stagnant. CEO Nils S. Andersen noted the results were “achieved in challenging markets” and helped by cost cuts and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583126932014-08-19T09:06:01.419-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T09:06:01.419-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312693@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:06:01 MDT USU coaches get iced in challenge http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58300774-55/challenge-state-als-association.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58300774-55/challenge-state-als-association.html.csp">USU coaches get iced in challenge</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T11:45:02.547-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Aggies are working hard in camp, but the preseason isn't without its fun. Utah State coaches participated in an ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for the ALS Association, a charity dedicated to fighting the condition, also called Lou Gehrig's disease. The challenge has gone viral throughout the country with football teams and TV and movie celebrities getting into the action. The idea is to get doused, then post pics and videos on social media that also include challenges for others to ...</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> 58300774@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:45:02 MDT NFL’s top-selling jersey belongs to Manziel http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207564-77/manziel-jersey-league-cleveland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207564-77/manziel-jersey-league-cleveland.html.csp">NFL’s top-selling jersey belongs to Manziel</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WITHERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Johnny Manziel is No. 2 on Cleveland’s depth chart but No. 1 as the NFL’s top-selling jersey. The league said Monday the rookie quarterback’s No. 2 jersey outsold all others from April 1 to July 17 on NFLShop.com. Manziel is followed on the list by three quarterbacks: Seattle’s Russell Wilson, San Francisco’s Colin Kapernick and Denver’s Peyton Manning. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is fifth followed by St. Louis rookie Michael Sam, the league’s first openly gay player. The lea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582075642014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:25.849-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207564@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:25 MDT