PRESIDENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PRESIDENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) News roundup: Chances waning for GOP landslide this year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58363413-64/trib-utah-state-nytimes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58363413-64/trib-utah-state-nytimes.html.csp">News roundup: Chances waning for GOP landslide this year</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="2014-09-02T11:38:57.384-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chances waning for a GOP landslide this year. Lockhart not ruling out gubernatorial bid. 80% of Utahns want cops to wear body cameras. Happy Tuesday. We're now in the post-Labor Day homestretch, when campaigns really kick into gear but it appears Republicans are not going to have the landslide year they were hoping for, at least when it comes to the House. Top strategists for both parties see problems with fundraising, candidate recruitment and performance as the reason the GOP may pickup ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58363413@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:38:57 MDT Most incumbents in Congress to keep jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58356083-68/democrats-gop-republicans-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58356083-68/democrats-gop-republicans-obama.html.csp">Most incumbents in Congress to keep jobs</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="2014-08-30T19:54:00.399-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 07:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to “keep the bums in,” with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4. With less than 10 weeks to the elections, Republicans and Democrats who assess the midterm contests say the power of incumbency trumps the sour public mood and antipathy toward gridlocked Washington. “Despite the i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583560832014-08-30T19:54:00.399-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-30T19:54:00.399-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58356083@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:54:00 MDT Obama’s delay on immigration creates uncertainty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355053-68/obama-immigration-delay-election.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58355053-68/obama-immigration-delay-election.html.csp">Obama’s delay on immigration creates uncertainty</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN and ERICA WERNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T11:32:01.493-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama’s possible delay in taking action on immigration has thrown advocates and lawmakers from both parties a curveball, barely two months before the midterm elections. Democrats who were bracing for the impact that Obama’s long-awaited announcement would have on their campaigns are now rethinking aspects of their strategy for the fall. Republicans who were considering legislative attempts to block Obama must reconsider whether that’s the best use of the few remaini...</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> 58355053@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:32:01 MDT Letter: Let the president play through http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58351688-82/president-golf-harry-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58351688-82/president-golf-harry-office.html.csp">Letter: Let the president play through</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:11:02.18-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Prior to Barack Obama, the American presidents most noted for enduring petty political attacks for playing golf were Republicans Dwight Eisenhower and George W. Bush (“Watch this drive”). Ike played twice a week and had a putting green installed outside the Oval Office. Some Democrats lampooned him as a golfer who moonlighted as president. But Harry Truman, who didn’t play himself, told his fellow Dems to pipe down. “To criticize the President ... because he plays a game of golf is unfair and pi...</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> 58351688@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:11:02 MDT Perry criticizes Obama for ‘no strategy’ on Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351781-68/perry-obama-criticizes-considering.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351781-68/perry-obama-criticizes-considering.html.csp">Perry criticizes Obama for ‘no strategy’ on Syria</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL WEISSERT and NOMAAN MERCHANT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T11:09:02.004-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • Texas Gov. Rick Perry is accusing the president of “dithering and debating” in his response to the violent militant group attacking cities in Iraq. Perry’s one of several Republicans considering a White House bid who are speaking Friday at a conservative summit in Dallas. In prepared remarks released before his speech, Perry criticizes President Barack Obama for, quote, “minimizing the threat” posed by the Islamic State group and by the apparent invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine. Pe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517812014-08-29T11:09:02.004-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T11:09:02.004-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351781@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:09:02 MDT Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348759-68/obama-military-president-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348759-68/obama-military-president-state.html.csp">Obama tamps down prospect of strikes in Syria</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="2014-08-28T17:44:31.665-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama tamped down the prospect of imminent U.S. military action in Syria on Thursday, saying “we don’t have a strategy yet” for degrading the violent militant group seeking to establish a caliphate in the Middle East. The president spoke shortly before convening a meeting of his national security advisers on a range of Pentagon options for confronting the Islamic State group. However, officials said Obama was not expected to emerge from the meeting with a decision ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583487592014-08-28T17:44:31.665-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:44:31.665-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348759@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:44:31 MDT Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348749-68/obama-immigration-action-act.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58348749-68/obama-immigration-action-act.html.csp">Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer. Obama raised the slim hope that Congress could take action on a broad immigration overhaul after the midterm elections in November. He said that if lawmakers did not pass an overhaul, “I’m going to do what I can to make sure the system works better.” But for the first time...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583487492014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-28T17:50:37.785-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58348749@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:50:37 MDT Obama’s most controversial step: halting deportations for millions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344850-68/obama-president-congress-laws.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58344850-68/obama-president-congress-laws.html.csp">Obama’s most controversial step: halting deportations for millions</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="2014-08-27T21:26:03.599-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 09:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The White House is crafting a blame-it-on-Congress legal justification to back up President Barack Obama’s impending executive actions on immigration. Facing an expected onslaught of opposition, the administration plans to argue that Congress failed to provide enough resources to fully enforce U.S. laws, thereby ceding wide latitude to White House to prioritize deportations of the 11.5 million people who are in the country illegally, administration officials and legal experts said....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583448502014-08-27T21:26:03.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T21:26:03.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344850@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:26:03 MDT Navajo president fails to make it through primary http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58342489-68/navajo-tribal-tribe-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58342489-68/navajo-tribal-tribe-president.html.csp">Navajo president fails to make it through primary</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T07:18:02.436-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 07:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • Navajo President Ben Shelly’s hopes for a second term were dashed Tuesday when he failed to make it through the tribe’s primary election. Navajo voters chose to send former President Joe Shirley Jr. and one-time Arizona Rep. Chris Deschene to the November general election. They were among 17 candidates vying for the top elected post on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. Rounding out the top five were Navajo lawmaker Russell Begaye; Donald Benally, the third-pla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583424892014-08-27T07:18:02.436-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T07:18:02.436-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58342489@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:18:02 MDT Board ousts Paul Mero as Sutherland Institute president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339799-90/2000-board-discrimination-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58339799-90/2000-board-discrimination-family.html.csp">Board ousts Paul Mero as Sutherland Institute president</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T21:18:58.091-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The board of the Sutherland Institute, the state’s most prominent conservative think tank, has asked its longtime president, Paul Mero, to resign after long-simmering disputes apparently reached a head. Mero, who ran the institute since 2000, said the disagreements were over “organizational matters” and executing the plans the group had made. “There is no disagreement over philosophy or direction or the projects we’ve been working on,” Mero said in an interview. “It’s just a matter of differenc...</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> 58339799@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:18:58 MDT Ukraine, Russia in talks at summit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58340134-68/ukraine-putin-russia-poroshenko.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58340134-68/ukraine-putin-russia-poroshenko.html.csp">Ukraine, Russia in talks at summit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By nataliya vasilyeva</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and peter leonard</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T20:53:52.078-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 08:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Minsk, Belarus • Ukraine’s president said Wednesday that Vladimir Putin accepts the principles of a peace plan for Ukraine but the Russian leader insisted that only Kiev can reach a cease-fire deal with the pro-Moscow separatists. Following meetings between Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that included a one-on-one session that stretched into the night, there was no indication of a quick end to the fighting that has engulfed eastern Ukraine. “This is not our business,” Putin said ...</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> 58340134@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:53:52 MDT Obama vows justice in murder of American journalist http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338792-68/obama-veterans-president-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338792-68/obama-veterans-president-care.html.csp">Obama vows justice in murder of American journalist</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T18:35:21.668-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 06:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • President Barack Obama says “America does not forget” and is vowing justice for the murder of an American journalist. The president said the country continues to grieve James Foley, killed last week by Islamic State militants. Obama called the killers “barbaric terrorists.” He signaled that a response may take some time. He said — quote — “Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick.” But he said America is patient and “justice will be done.” THIS IS A BR...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583387922014-08-26T18:35:21.668-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T18:35:21.668-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338792@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:35:21 MDT Navajo president goes down in primary defeat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338629-68/president-navajo-arizona-candidates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338629-68/president-navajo-arizona-candidates.html.csp">Navajo president goes down in primary defeat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FELICIA FONSECA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:14:08.059-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Flagstaff, Ariz. • Navajo President Ben Shelly’s hopes for a second term were dashed Tuesday when he failed to make it through the tribe’s primary election. Navajo voters chose to send former President Joe Shirley Jr. and one-time Arizona Rep. Chris Deschene to the November general election. They were among 17 candidates vying for the top elected post on the country’s largest American Indian reservation. The results are unofficial until certified by the tribe’s elections office. Shirley served t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583386292014-08-26T22:14:08.059-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T22:14:08.059-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338629@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:14:08 MDT U.S. plan would allow troops in Afghanistan past end of year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336218-68/agreement-dempsey-security-afghanistan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336218-68/agreement-dempsey-security-afghanistan.html.csp">U.S. plan would allow troops in Afghanistan past end of year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • The Pentagon has developed plans that would allow American forces to remain in Afghanistan beyond the end of the year if the contested presidential election drags on and a security agreement isn’t signed soon, the top U.S. military officer said Monday. Shortly before landing in Kabul for a visit, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, told reporters accompanying him on the trip that under optimal circumstances the U.S. would need about 120 days to pull a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583362182014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58336218@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:38:02 MDT Letter: Bush took more vacation time http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58333990-82/president-bush-vacation-america.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58333990-82/president-bush-vacation-america.html.csp">Letter: Bush took more vacation time</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T14:52:12.103-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 02:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I would like to respond to Derek Lee’s letter to the editor (“America doesn’t need a golfer-in-chief,” August 23). Considering that the president is on call 24/7, President Obama has only taken 125 days of vacation to date, compared to President George W. Bush, who took 407 days of vacation days. So who took advantage of vacation and/or golf time? So I don’t feel President Obama has taken advantage of us. I’m betting that Mr. Lee never bitched about the amount of time that King Bush took off, 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> 58333990@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:52:12 MDT Ukrainian president dissolves parliament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58335194-68/ukrainian-ukraine-parliament-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58335194-68/ukrainian-ukraine-parliament-president.html.csp">Ukrainian president dissolves parliament</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM HEINTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T14:05:10.688-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 02:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kiev, Ukraine • Ukraine’s president on Monday dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continues to battle a pro-Russian insurgency in its eastern regions. President Petro Poroshenko announced in a statement posted on his website that he has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections on October 26. He said the move was in coherence with the Ukrainian constitution, noting that the ruling coalition collapsed several weeks ago. “Many deputies who are in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583351942014-08-25T14:05:10.688-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T14:05:10.688-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335194@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:05:10 MDT Hiatt: Could America accept another FDR? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334528-82/roosevelt-fdr-franklin-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334528-82/roosevelt-fdr-franklin-president.html.csp">Hiatt: Could America accept another FDR?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Fred Hiatt</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T14:26:02.939-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 02:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hyde Park, N.Y. • In this summer of President Obama’s discontent, and America’s discontent with Obama, it is easy to wax nostalgic for the jaunty, relentlessly upbeat president who lived and is buried here. Franklin D. Roosevelt had all the qualities that these days detractors find wanting in their president: He was gregarious and optimistic, engaged and cheerful, folksy when he wanted to be and ferociously determined when he had to be. As fascism strengthened in 1939 and 1940, FDR took American...</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> 58334528@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:26:02 MDT Hunt: Ferguson reveals blacks’ unfinished journey http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334489-82/black-police-blacks-ferguson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58334489-82/black-police-blacks-ferguson.html.csp">Hunt: Ferguson reveals blacks’ unfinished journey</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Albert R. Hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T10:10:31.104-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — The tragic shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked an intense debate about the state of race relations in America, but there’s little indication much will change. This recalls the expectation that his election would magically transform an issue that has plagued the United States for hundreds of years. President Obama gave eloquent speeches on race. He didn’t run as a black candidate; had he done so, he would have lost. In office, he’...</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> 58334489@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:10:31 MDT Talk of ECB action grows amid Europe growth worry http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334338-79/ecb-growth-bank-draghi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58334338-79/ecb-growth-bank-draghi.html.csp">Talk of ECB action grows amid Europe growth worry</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID McHUGH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T09:19:01.605-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt, Germany • Worries about the economy are rippling through Europe. Downbeat data have pushed the European Central Bank closer to more drastic action to keep the hesitant recovery from stalling completely. Meanwhile, open feuding in the French government about how to break out of economic stagnation saw President Francois Hollande dissolve the cabinet and order Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new team. Stock markets rose on hopes that the ECB will intervene with new stimulus measur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583343382014-08-25T09:19:01.605-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T09:19:01.605-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334338@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:19:01 MDT Obama back in D.C. amid crises; as if he never left http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58334114-68/obama-august-president-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58334114-68/obama-august-president-russia.html.csp">Obama back in D.C. amid crises; as if he never left</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T08:13:02.86-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, “What is it about August?” Indeed, this sultry month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with personal, domestic or international crises. And for President Barack Obama, who returned to Washington Sunday from a two-week Martha’s Vineyard vacation, what remains of the August calendar looks perhaps more daunting than when he left. Islamic militants personalized their f...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583341142014-08-25T08:13:02.86-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T08:13:02.86-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334114@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:13:02 MDT