RESCUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESCUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352000-79/miners-trapped-mine-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352000-79/miners-trapped-mine-company.html.csp">Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LUIS MANUEL GALEANO and ESTEBAN FELIX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T17:43:09.531-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 05:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Managua, Nicaragua • Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have communicated with emergency crews. Teams of dogs helped locate the 20 miners, who are inside a kind of cave in the mine on the side of a mountain, but authorities have not yet been able to get them out, said Milagros Solorzano of the ruling Sandinista Party in the community of Bonanza. Soloranzo told local Channel 8 that the 20 hav...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583520002014-08-29T17:43:09.531-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T17:43:09.531-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352000@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:43:09 MDT US special ops tried but failed to find American hostages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58321350-68/syria-rescue-foley-hostages.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58321350-68/syria-rescue-foley-hostages.html.csp">US special ops tried but failed to find American hostages</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP White House Correspondent</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T08:15:14.529-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 08:15AM 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, officials say. The rescue mission was authorized after intelligence agencies believed they had identified the location inside Syria where the hostages were being held, administration officials said Wednesday. But the several dozen special operations forces dropped by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583213502014-08-21T08:15:14.529-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T08:15:14.529-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58321350@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:15:14 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 Scouts make it out of Utah hills on own, after major rescue effort launched http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317051-78/rescue-effort-search-smithfield.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317051-78/rescue-effort-search-smithfield.html.csp">Scouts make it out of Utah hills on own, after major rescue effort launched</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T11:11:42.953-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A group of Boy Scouts made it safely out of the rugged hills east of Smithfield just hours after triggering a major search and rescue effort. Cache County Sheriff’s Lt. Doyle Peck confirmed Wednesday that search and rescue crews, along with a helicopter, were dispatched to the Flat Top area late Tuesday afternoon after receiving a 911 call at 4 p.m. Dispatchers were told that a 13-year-old scout had fallen onto a ledge and was trapped and hurt, about 3 miles east of Smithfield. “Initial reports ...</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> 58317051@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:11:42 MDT Rescue for injured Boy Scout underway in Cache County http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314327-78/scout-cache-county-dispatch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58314327-78/scout-cache-county-dispatch.html.csp">Rescue for injured Boy Scout underway in Cache County</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:12:22.247-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A rescue operation for a boy scout who fell off a cliff near Smithfield’s Birch Canyon was underway Tuesday evening. A Life Flight helicopter from Intermountain Healthcare flew to the scene and had been preparing to hoist the scout to a nearby hospital, but the helicopter turned around when it was determined that the injury was not as serious as first believed, according to Cache County Sheriff’s dispatch. Medical personnel were on the scene attending to the scout, who appeared healthy enough 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> 58314327@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:12:22 MDT Scout rescue underway in northern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292502-78/scout-county-duchesne-dispatch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292502-78/scout-county-duchesne-dispatch.html.csp">Scout rescue underway in northern Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T08:50:47.833-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 08:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Boy Scout who was lost Wednesday in northern Utah’s Duchesne County was rescued by a helicopter. A Department of Public Safety rescue helicopter retrieved the scout and was bringing him to safety Wednesday afternoon, according to Duchesne County dispatch. The scout was lost near Yellowstone Canyon on the south slope of the Uinta Mountains. The scout was uninjured, dispatch said. The Tribune will update this story as details become available. hstevens@sltrib.com Twitter: @Harry_Stevens</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> 58292502@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:50:47 MDT Letter: Dog owner on Timp was worth helping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58276674-82/dog-county-mountain-course.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58276674-82/dog-county-mountain-course.html.csp">Letter: Dog owner on Timp was worth helping</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T17:04:17.304-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 05:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">What a disappointment to see the Utah County Sheriff’s Office not respond to a lone out-of-state female hiker with her dog enjoying the grand Mount Timpanogos trail with her dog off leash, as thousands do. Her call to help — her dog being injured by a wild mountain goat attack — of course was highly unusual, but it doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. Sheriffs are supposed to deal with unusual calls, and above all be concerned with the well-being of all callers. She was alone, her dog injured, severe...</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> 58276674@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 17:04:17 MDT Dog was chasing mountain goat, Utah sheriff’s office says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263248-78/dog-goat-mountain-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58263248-78/dog-goat-mountain-county.html.csp">Dog was chasing mountain goat, Utah sheriff’s office says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T20:50:13.49-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 08:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">OK, so maybe the dog had it coming. Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon said Tuesday that further investigation has revealed that the 55-pound dog was off-leash and chasing the mountain goat on a Mount Timpanogos trail when it counterattacked, injuring the canine Sunday. The 26-year-old woman who owned the dog had just allowed her pet off its leash during an afternoon hike along the Aspen Grove Trail. Moments later, it bolted after the mountain goat, despite the horned wild animal being 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> 58263248@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:50:13 MDT 125 presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263176-68/ferry-bangladesh-accident-boats.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58263176-68/ferry-bangladesh-accident-boats.html.csp">125 presumed dead in Bangladesh ferry sinking</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULHAS ALAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T10:32:02.591-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dhaka, Bangladesh • Families of scores of people presumed dead after their ferry capsized in central Bangladesh accused authorities on Tuesday of launching a feeble rescue effort and leaving their loved ones trapped inside the vessel for more than 24 hours. More than 200 people were believed to be on board the M.V. Pinak when it capsized Monday. Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told reporters Tuesday that at least 125 were presumed dead and 110 others either swam to safety or were rescued after t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582631762014-08-05T10:32:02.591-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T10:32:02.591-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58263176@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:32:02 MDT Utah rescue team not helping injured dog off Mount Timpanogos http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58257072-78/dog-mountain-cannon-woman.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58257072-78/dog-mountain-cannon-woman.html.csp">Utah rescue team not helping injured dog off Mount Timpanogos</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T21:36:53.106-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was left on her own Sunday to help her injured dog off stormy Mount Timpanogos. The woman and her dog, which was reportedly attacked by a mountain goat, were near the Robert’s Horn area of the mountain, said Utah County Sheriff’s Sgt. Spencer Cannon. The woman’s mother — who lives in Reno, Nev. — called for help on her behalf about 5:16 p.m., but the county sheriff’s office is not sending a rescue team to help the 26-year-old and her dog down the mountain. “We’re kind of in a tight situ...</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> 58257072@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:36:53 MDT Hopes fading for scores buried in Indian landslide http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253785-68/landslide-fading-hopes-village.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253785-68/landslide-fading-hopes-village.html.csp">Hopes fading for scores buried in Indian landslide</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T12:17:29.503-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Delhi • Hopes are fading of finding scores of people still missing three days after a landslide in western India buried a village, killing at least 76 people, an official said Saturday. Intermittent rain over the past few days had turned the site of the landslide into a swamp, making it extremely difficult for rescue workers to locate bodies in the mud, said Alok Awasthy, the official in charge of the rescue operation. Wednesday’s landslide engulfed Malin village, located in Pune district of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582537852014-08-02T12:17:29.503-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T12:17:29.503-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58253785@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 12:17:29 MDT IMF says Cyprus will need more spending cuts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241468-79/cyprus-imf-cuts-rescue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241468-79/cyprus-imf-cuts-rescue.html.csp">IMF says Cyprus will need more spending cuts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T10:43:01.482-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 10:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nicosia, Cyprus • The International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that Cyprus will need to make additional spending cuts to meet a key target of its financial rescue program. IMF official Delia Velculescu said that more permanent cuts to government spending, including the public sector wage bill, are needed for authorities to achieve a primary surplus of four percent of gross domestic product by 2018. A primary surplus does not count the cost of servicing existing debt. That surplus is seen as ke...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582414682014-07-30T10:43:01.482-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T10:43:01.482-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241468@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:43:01 MDT Body found in northern Utah reservoir http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201632-78/body-reservoir-cove-according.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201632-78/body-reservoir-cove-according.html.csp">Body found in northern Utah reservoir</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T19:23:41.915-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Weber County search and rescue crews have found a teenage girl’s body in Pineview Reservoir. About 3 p.m., several people near the shore of Anderson Cove saw the teen’s body, according to the Weber County Sheriff’s Office. The 16-year-old had been reported as a runaway, according to the sheriff’s office. Search and rescue dive teams recovered her body just east of the cove, which is on the south side of the reservoir, in about 15 feet of water. Her body was turned over to the state medical exa...</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> 58201632@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 19:23:41 MDT Movie review: Visuals not enough to heat up ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58190737-223/voiced-fire-dusty-planes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58190737-223/voiced-fire-dusty-planes.html.csp">Movie review: Visuals not enough to heat up ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T09:06:41.676-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 09:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Disney’s animated tale “Planes: Fire & Rescue” boasts some of the most breathtaking visuals that computer animation can deliver — matched to a story so generic it could have been written by a computer. This second installment of the “Planes” franchise reintroduces audiences to our hero, Dusty Crophopper (voiced by Dane Cook). The former cropduster-turned-racing star is having the time of his life, until his gearbox is damaged. The bad news gets worse when his crew chief, Dottie (voiced by Teri ...</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> 58190737@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:06:41 MDT 2 bodies found near Mount Evans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196180-68/bodies-april-evans-missing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58196180-68/bodies-april-evans-missing.html.csp">2 bodies found near Mount Evans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COLLEEN SLEVIN </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T18:58:02.1-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 06:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Denver • The remains of two people were found Thursday by hikers near Mount Evans, where a father and son from Minnesota have been missing since April. There was no immediate identification on the two bodies. The Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office said the remains were found Thursday morning and were being recovered by rescue teams. The remains will be turned over to the county coroner’s office for identification. There was no immediate word whether the bodies matched descriptions of a father ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581961802014-07-17T18:58:02.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T18:58:02.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58196180@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:58:02 MDT