REGIONAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REGIONAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) UN panel: Syria, Iraq edging into regional war http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58078414-68/commission-iraq-syria-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58078414-68/commission-iraq-syria-war.html.csp">UN panel: Syria, Iraq edging into regional war</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T08:55:02.522-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 08:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • A U.N. commission on Syrian war crimes is sounding the alarm that the entire region is on the brink of war. In its latest report Tuesday to the U.N. Human Rights Council, the commission said “a regional war in the Middle East draws ever closer” as Sunni insurgents advance across Iraq to control areas bridging the Iraq-Syria frontier — drawing in Washington and Tehran. That, along with a fourth year of civil war in Syria and the paralysis of “inaction” on the U.N. Security Council, threa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580784142014-06-17T08:55:02.522-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-17T08:55:02.522-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58078414@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 08:55:02 MDT Spain props up soccer amid crushing austerity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58064877-79/clubs-spain-soccer-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58064877-79/clubs-spain-soccer-government.html.csp">Spain props up soccer amid crushing austerity</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JORGE SAINZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T11:03:02.417-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 11:03AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Valencia, Spain • At the height of Spain’s crushing economic crisis, the Villarreal soccer club sported an eye-catching logo across its jerseys: Aeroport Castello. The local government paid the club $27 million to promote what was to become Spain’s most notorious “ghost airport” — one that hasn’t seen a single flight since it opened in 2011. The deal illustrates one of the peculiarities of Spain’s meltdown: As austerity measures sap the life from health, education and welfare programs, Spain’s s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580648772014-06-13T11:03:02.417-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T11:03:02.417-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58064877@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:03:02 MDT Pac-12: Three teams alive in NCAA baseball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/58017876-221/regional-teams-alive-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/58017876-221/regional-teams-alive-baseball.html.csp">Pac-12: Three teams alive in NCAA baseball</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="2014-06-02T11:19:02.104-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 11:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three Pac-12 baseball teams remain alive as of Monday morning, with the NCAA Tournament field about to be reduced to 16 teams following the completion of regional competition. Oregon State, hosting UC Irvine (9 p.m. MDT), and Stanford, playing at Indiana (3:30 p.m.), are in true championship games. Washington will need two victories to overcome Mississippi on the road in the double-elimination format, with the first game starting at 1 p.m. after the start of the tournament was delayed because of...</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> 58017876@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:19:02 MDT