REPORT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REPORT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Shurtleff responds to report critical of his conduct in Jenson case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57851056-78/jenson-shurtleff-report-attorney.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57851056-78/jenson-shurtleff-report-attorney.html.csp">Shurtleff responds to report critical of his conduct in Jenson case</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="2014-04-23T14:15:47.755-06:00">Updated Apr 23, 2014 02:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff’s handling of the case against convicted fraudster Marc Jenson “defies explanation,” according to a new report by a former federal judge and retired prosecutor. But the misconduct was limited to Shurtleff and his successor, former Utah Attorney General John Swallow, the $140,000 report states, and shouldn’t invalidate Jenson’s conviction for securities violations or new charges he faces for allegedly defrauding investors in a southern Utah ski and golf reso...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57851056@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:15:47 MDT IRS workers who owe back taxes get $1M in bonuses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57851758-68/irs-bonuses-employees-workers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57851758-68/irs-bonuses-employees-workers.html.csp">IRS workers who owe back taxes get $1M in bonuses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T20:18:23.92-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 08:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday. More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary action in the previous year, including 1,150 who owed back taxes, said a report by J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration. The bonuses were awarded from October 2010 through...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578517582014-04-22T20:18:23.92-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-22T20:18:23.92-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57851758@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:18:23 MDT Report ranks top Utah high school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57845386-78/ranked-utah-schools-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57845386-78/ranked-utah-schools-report.html.csp">Report ranks top Utah high school</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T09:25:53.686-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Utah charter school has been ranked among the top 200 high schools in the country, according to a report released Tuesday. U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the best high schools in the country lists InTech Collegiate High in Logan as the top high school in Utah and the 162nd best in the country. Utah’s other top five schools: • The Academy for Math Engineering and Science, a charter school in Salt Lake City, was ranked as the second best school in Utah and 1,032nd in the country...</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> 57845386@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:25:53 MDT Polygamous trust making money, cops still a hassle, report says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57837430-191/wisan-report-million-property.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspolygblog/57837430-191/wisan-report-million-property.html.csp">Polygamous trust making money, cops still a hassle, report says</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="2014-04-21T21:11:49.219-06:00">Updated Apr 21, 2014 09:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Effort Plan fiduciary Bruce Wisan has filed his annual report. On the whole, the report is upbeat. Wisan described 2013 as a “transitional year” in which progress was made. The UEP, of course, is the trust holding much of (but a decreasing amount) of the property in Hildale, Utah, and Colordao City, Ariz. Here are some of the important points: • Wisan got paid: In the report, Wisan describes the state paying the trust, and that’s not necessarily inaccurate. But the sticking point for 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> 57837430@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:11:49 MDT APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57843091-68/zimbabwe-report-elephants-mugabe.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57843091-68/zimbabwe-report-elephants-mugabe.html.csp">APNewsBreak: Africa land grabs endanger elephants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICHARD LARDNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T19:26:57.483-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 07:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa’s last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group’s report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking. Zimbabwe has maintained robust elephant populations compared with other countries on the continent. But economic penalties imposed by the United States and Europe have led Zimbabweans with tie...</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> 57843091@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:26:57 MDT Op-ed: Time to tax carbon and give taxpayers the money http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57832793-82/carbon-tax-climate-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57832793-82/carbon-tax-climate-report.html.csp">Op-ed: Time to tax carbon and give taxpayers the money</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mark Reynolds</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:47:02.141-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The most authoritative scientific body in the world just issued the last of three reports on climate change with a message that can be summed up rather succinctly: Stop burning things that release greenhouse gases by transitioning quickly to clean energy and low-carbon modes of transportation. If you have to burn stuff, capture and store the carbon. In its report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change did not spell out how, specifically, this transition would take place, but I have a sug...</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> 57832793@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:47:02 MDT Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57821931-68/syrian-images-council-caesar.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57821931-68/syrian-images-council-caesar.html.csp">Security Council sees grim images of Syrian dead</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER JAMES SPIELMANN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T09:04:36.727-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 09:04AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • The bodies of the young men in the photographs are emaciated, their bones protruding. Starvation was only one form of torture they endured. Some bear the marks of strangulation. Others have vivid bruises and welts from being beaten. On Tuesday, the Security Council met privately to view projected slides of the dead, who offer mute testimony to the savagery of a Syrian civil war in which more than 150,000 have died. Ten of the photos were publicly released in January in a study k...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578219312014-04-15T09:04:36.727-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T09:04:36.727-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57821931@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:04:36 MDT Tax refund fraud is a big frustration for victims http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806753-79/identity-irs-tax-refunds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57806753-79/identity-irs-tax-refunds.html.csp">Tax refund fraud is a big frustration for victims</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN SEEWER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T01:01:01.888-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Toledo, Ohio • Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter’s tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old’s personal information. “This is the first time in her life she has ever filed income taxes, after earning all of $1,800 stocking products on grocery store shelves,” Hankins said. “I did her taxes for her online, but immediately she got the rejection.” Thieves have claimed billions of dollars in bogus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578067532014-04-15T01:01:01.888-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-15T01:01:01.888-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806753@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 01:01:01 MDT Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57817526-68/marketing-cigarettes-report-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57817526-68/marketing-cigarettes-report-companies.html.csp">Congressional report presses for e-cigarette rules</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T09:43:01.895-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Richmond, Va. • Concerns about electronic cigarettes, including flavors and marketing that could appeal to young people, underscore the need to regulate the fast-growing industry, according to a Congressional report released Monday. The report written by the staff of Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, California Rep. Henry Waxman and others highlights several issues including the lack of age restrictions and no uniform warning labels for the battery-powered devices that heat a liqu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578175262014-04-14T09:43:01.895-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-14T09:43:01.895-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817526@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:43:01 MDT U.N.: Governments not doing enough on climate change http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815352-68/report-climate-emissions-countries.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57815352-68/report-climate-emissions-countries.html.csp">U.N.: Governments not doing enough on climate change</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JUSTIN GILLIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T19:59:11.722-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 07:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Delivering the latest stark news about climate change on Sunday, a United Nations panel warned that governments are not doing enough to avert profound risks in coming decades. But the experts found a silver lining: Not only is there still time to head off the worst, but the political will to do so seems to be rising around the world. In a report unveiled here, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that decades of foot-dragging by political leaders had propelled humanity i...</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> 57815352@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:59:11 MDT Blow: Easy to hate those you never see http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57811276-82/percent-income-segregation-poor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57811276-82/percent-income-segregation-poor.html.csp">Blow: Easy to hate those you never see</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES M. BLOW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-13T01:01:02.831-06:00">Updated Apr 13, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">This week, four presidents journeyed to Austin, Texas, to address the Civil Rights Summit and remark on President Lyndon B. Johnson’s legacy on the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. That landmark act brought an end to legal racial segregation in public places. But now we are facing another, worsening kind of segregation, one not codified but cultural: We are self-sorting, not only along racial lines but also along educational and income ones, particularly in our big cities...</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> 57811276@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Leaked findings paint pattern of CIA deception http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807509-68/cia-report-committee-findings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57807509-68/cia-report-committee-findings.html.csp">Leaked findings paint pattern of CIA deception</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BRADLEY KLAPPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T20:17:44.669-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 08:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation methods used on terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks, according to leaked findings. The committee said it will ask the Justice Department to investigate how the material was published. The McClatchy news service late Thursday published what it said are the voluminous, still-classified review’s 20 findings...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578075092014-04-11T20:17:44.669-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-11T20:17:44.669-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57807509@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:17:44 MDT Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57803210-223/colbert-letterman-cbs-late.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57803210-223/colbert-letterman-cbs-late.html.csp">Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman on late show</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BAUDER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T14:28:07.527-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 02:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert, who will take over the “Late Show” next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night television supremacy. Colbert, 49, has been hosting “The Colbert Report” at 11:30 p.m. ET since 2005, in character as a fictional conservative talk-show host. The character will retire with “The Colbert Report.” “Simply being a guest on David Letterman’s show has been a hig...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578032102014-04-10T14:28:07.527-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T14:28:07.527-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57803210@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:28:07 MDT West Valley restaurant closed for dozens of health violations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57803314-223/health-restaurant-clean-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57803314-223/health-restaurant-clean-department.html.csp">West Valley restaurant closed for dozens of health violations</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T21:17:30.018-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 09:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County Health Department closed the Asia Palace restaurant in West Valley City earlier this week for creating an “imminent health hazard.” According to a report on the department website, the restaurant at 1774 W. 3500 South had more than 50 health code violations, the most disturbing of which was when “an employee went into the toilet room with gloves on and came out of the toilet room with the same gloves on then the employee went into the kitchen and began food preparation,” the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57803314@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:17:30 MDT Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57804085-68/mckeon-administration-committee-military.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57804085-68/mckeon-administration-committee-military.html.csp">Chairman satisfied with military on Benghazi</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="2014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 07:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The GOP chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Thursday he is satisfied with how the military responded to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. Republicans are pressing ahead with multiple congressional investigations, but Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Calif., said the military did what it reasonably could during a chaotic night of two separate attacks on Sept. 11, 2012. The assault killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris S...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578040852014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-10T19:51:07.645-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57804085@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:51:07 MDT New report raises new questions about Swallow, Shurtleff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57792545-78/johnson-shurtleff-swallow-john.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57792545-78/johnson-shurtleff-swallow-john.html.csp">New report raises new questions about Swallow, Shurtleff</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="2014-04-11T14:12:18.946-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 02:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An unreleased report by a pair of House investigators delves into the relationship between Jeremy Johnson and former Utah Attorneys General Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow along with the role played by the federal prosecutor who was handling the indicted businessman’s case. The report includes a transcript of a recorded meeting between Johnson and Shurtleff, raises questions about the disappearance of potentially hundreds of other Johnson recordings and lays out a sworn statement from a lawyer w...</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> 57792545@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:12:18 MDT At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57792263-79/mothers-percent-working-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57792263-79/mothers-percent-working-care.html.csp">At-home mothers on the rise, new research shows</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LEANNE ITALIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T17:19:31.304-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The rising cost of child care is among likely reasons for a rise in the number of women staying home full-time with their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday. Other factors cited by Pew to explain the increase include more immigrant mothers, who tend to stay home with children in greater numbers than U.S.-born moms; more women unable to find work; and ambivalence about the impact of working mothers on young children. The share of mothers who do not...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577922632014-04-09T17:19:31.304-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T17:19:31.304-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57792263@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:19:31 MDT After decades of decline, number of stay-at-home moms rises http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57793050-68/mothers-percent-stay-moms.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57793050-68/mothers-percent-stay-moms.html.csp">After decades of decline, number of stay-at-home moms rises</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JESS BIDGOOD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T21:16:17.218-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 09:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More mothers have been staying home with their children since the recession ended, but a growing number of them say that’s primarily because they can’t find a job, according to a new study. Almost three in 10 mothers with children under 18 living with them are stay-at-home moms, an analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Research Center showed. That is a 3 percentage point jump from the depth of the recession in 2008. The Pew study released Tuesday examined the demographic and economic factor...</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> 57793050@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:16:17 MDT Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791172-68/sharpton-fbi-figures-informant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57791172-68/sharpton-fbi-figures-informant.html.csp">Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM HAYS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T17:33:47.671-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Rev. Al Sharpton said Tuesday that a report that he spied on New York Mafia figures for the FBI in the 1980s is old news, and he said that he never considered himself an informant. “In my own mind I was not an informant,” Sharpton said. “I was cooperating with an investigation.” Sharpton called a news conference at his Harlem headquarters to talk about a story posted Monday on the website The Smoking Gun that said he had recorded conversations with mobsters. The website said Sharp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577911722014-04-08T17:33:47.671-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-08T17:33:47.671-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57791172@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:33:47 MDT Robinson: Senate must release CIA torture report http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57790696-82/torture-cia-report-post.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57790696-82/torture-cia-report-post.html.csp">Robinson: Senate must release CIA torture report</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eugene Robinson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T15:53:38.229-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 03:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Torture is immoral, illegal and irreconcilable with this nation’s most cherished values. If defenders of the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program disagree, they should come out and say so. Instead, they blow smoke. Sexist smoke, at that: Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said Sunday that Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., is being “emotional” rather than “objective” as the intelligence committee, which Feinstein heads, moves toward release of a comprehensive report on CIA detention and torture ...</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> 57790696@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:53:38 MDT