STATEMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STATEMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Fed offers dual message on health of U.S. economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241205-79/fed-rate-statement-inflation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241205-79/fed-rate-statement-inflation.html.csp">Fed offers dual message on health of U.S. economy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T16:30:59.542-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 04:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Federal Reserve offered a mixed message on the U.S. economy Wednesday: Growth is strengthening, and the unemployment rate is steadily falling. Yet by some measures, the job market remains subpar. A statement the Fed issued after a two-day policy meeting suggested it wants to see further improvement before it starts raising its key short-term interest rate. It offered no clearer hint of when it will raise that rate. Instead, the Fed reiterated its plan to keep short-term rates lo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582412052014-07-30T16:30:59.542-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T16:30:59.542-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241205@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:30:59 MDT Injured G Carl Nicks, Bucs agree to part ways http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225297-77/bucs-nicks-carl-injured.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58225297-77/bucs-nicks-carl-injured.html.csp">Injured G Carl Nicks, Bucs agree to part ways</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-26T15:59:31.923-06:00">Updated Jul 26, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tampa, Fla. • The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are moving on without injured offensive lineman Carl Nicks, who appeared in just nine games over two seasons after signing a five-year, $47.5 million contract in free agency. In a brief statement released on the opening day of training camp, the Bucs and the two-time Pro Bowl guard “mutually agreed” to sever ties Friday. Nicks, 29 didn’t miss a game in four seasons with New Orleans, however a left toe injury two years ago and the recurrence of a MRSA infect...</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> 58225297@www.sltrib.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:59:31 MDT Families connected to southwest Utah shooting speak http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201579-78/family-aizenberg-jones-statement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58201579-78/family-aizenberg-jones-statement.html.csp">Families connected to southwest Utah shooting speak</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="2014-07-19T20:46:05.969-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 08:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Leeds family hopes their neighbor, who was shot and killed outside their home, is remembered for more than that. “There are no adequate words to express the sadness our family feels at this time,” reads a statement from Tammy Bleak, on behalf of her family, who live at the home. “Our hearts and prayers go out to Steve’s family for their incalculable loss.” On Thursday evening, witnesses told detectives that 70-year-old Stephen Aizenberg walked up to the Bleaks’ home near Silverado Circle and ...</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> 58201579@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:46:05 MDT Fiat denies merger talks with Volkswagen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194698-79/fiat-volkswagen-merger-talks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194698-79/fiat-volkswagen-merger-talks.html.csp">Fiat denies merger talks with Volkswagen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By COLLEEN BARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:38:02.076-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Milan • Italian automaker Fiat and its main shareholder denied on Thursday a media report that the company is in merger talks with rival Volkswagen. The German carmaker also said it had no plans for mergers or acquisitions. Shares in Fiat briefly rose 5 percent, before closing up 1 percent at 7.70 euros, after Manager Magazin in Germany reported that the main shareholders in Fiat SpA and Volkswagen AG have had a series of talks about Volkswagen taking over all or part of Fiat, which controls Chr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581946982014-07-17T11:38:02.076-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T11:38:02.076-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194698@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:38:02 MDT BRICS nations agree to create development bank http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188071-79/bank-brics-nations-development.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58188071-79/bank-brics-nations-development.html.csp">BRICS nations agree to create development bank</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SILVIO IZQUIERDO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T17:52:01.86-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fortaleza, Brazil • The leaders of five emerging market powers said at a summit Tuesday that they gave final agreement to creating their own development bank worth $100 billion that will have its headquarters in China. The first president of the New Development Bank will be from India and the position will rotate every five years among Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — the so-called BRICS nations, a joint statement from the leaders said. BRICS leaders conferred in a closed session ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581880712014-07-15T17:52:01.86-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T17:52:01.86-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58188071@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 17:52:01 MDT Former Utah man suspected in Texas killings collapses in court http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173586-68/haskell-wife-court-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58173586-68/haskell-wife-court-family.html.csp">Former Utah man suspected in Texas killings collapses in court</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL GRACZYK and RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T10:35:42.535-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 10:35AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spring, Texas • A former Utah man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife’s family, including four children, collapsed in court Friday as a prosecutor recited the charges against him. A shackled Ronald Lee Haskell was standing before a state district judge during a probable cause hearing when he fell to the ground. Deputies lifted him to his feet and the 33-year-old Haskell stood for about another minute before collapsing again. He was then lifted into a chair and wheeled from the courtroo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581735862014-07-11T10:35:42.535-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T10:35:42.535-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58173586@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:35:42 MDT Parts of U.S. Capitol closed after asbestos incident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58169485-68/capitol-asbestos-closed-incident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58169485-68/capitol-asbestos-closed-incident.html.csp">Parts of U.S. Capitol closed after asbestos incident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T08:28:02.096-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 08:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • House Republican leaders said Thursday they are delaying the start of business due to an accident involving asbestos. In a statement, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said the House would not convene at 10 a.m. EDT for morning business, but lawmakers were expected to convene at noon to begin legislative work. The Senate still planned to go into session as scheduled at 10 a.m. EDT. A hazardous material response team was on site following an incident that began sometime around 2:30...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581694852014-07-10T08:28:02.096-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-10T08:28:02.096-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58169485@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:28:02 MDT Ordain Women tells top Mormon leaders: We sustain you http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58133234-180/church-leaders-statement-women.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsfaithblog/58133234-180/church-leaders-statement-women.html.csp">Ordain Women tells top Mormon leaders: We sustain you</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-30T15:52:12.604-06:00">Updated Jun 30, 2014 03:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leaders in the Ordain Women movement, which is pushing to open the all-male Mormon priesthood, has affirmed in a statement that they “sustain the [church’s governing] First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles” and that they hoped the top LDS authorities “will continue to respond directly to the needs and desires of church members and take their concerns and questions to God.” The OW comments came Sunday in response to Saturday’s statement by the three-member First Presidency and the 12 ...</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> 58133234@www.sltrib.com Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:52:12 MDT War hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini dies at 97 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58145962-68/zamperini-war-book-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58145962-68/zamperini-war-book-family.html.csp">War hero, Olympian Louis Zamperini dies at 97</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T08:08:01.903-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 08:08AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Louis Zamperini, an Olympic distance runner and World War II veteran who survived 47 days on a raft in the Pacific after his bomber crashed, then endured two years in Japanese prison camps, has died. He was 97. Zamperini’s death was confirmed by Universal Pictures studio spokesman Michael Moses. A family statement released early Thursday said Zamperini had been suffering from pneumonia. “After a 40-day long battle for his life, he peacefully passed away in the presence of his entir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581459622014-07-03T08:08:01.903-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T08:08:01.903-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58145962@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:08:01 MDT Company defends Canadian exec in Cuba graft case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58142521-79/tokmakjian-cuba-trial-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58142521-79/tokmakjian-cuba-trial-company.html.csp">Company defends Canadian exec in Cuba graft case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER ORSI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T11:11:01.805-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Havana • The company and family of a Canadian business executive awaiting a court ruling in Cuba defended him against accusations of graft, arguing that what were in fact “legitimate commercial transactions” were wrongly characterized as corrupt at trial. A two-page statement sent to The Associated Press by the Tokmakjian Group also complained that company president Cy Tokmakjian’s trial, which ended June 21, was unfairly stacked against him. It said he was held without charge for two years whil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581425212014-07-02T11:11:01.805-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T11:11:01.805-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142521@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:11:01 MDT Top Mormon leaders repeat ‘only men’ qualify for priesthood http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58126770-78/church-leaders-lds-statement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58126770-78/church-leaders-lds-statement.html.csp">Top Mormon leaders repeat ‘only men’ qualify for priesthood</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-29T15:17:16.489-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For months, LDS feminists have been asking top Mormon leaders to address directly the question of female ordination. On Saturday, church leaders finally did, and the answer was no. Though the “blessings of [God’s] priesthood” in the LDS Church are available to both men and women, priesthood offices are reserved only for men, the church’s all-male ruling councils reaffirmed in a rare joint statement posted on the church’s website. The statement, signed by the Utah-based faith’s governing First ...</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> 58126770@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 15:17:16 MDT Champion of the Utah Symphony passes away http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129374-78/symphony-utah-gregory-statement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58129374-78/symphony-utah-gregory-statement.html.csp">Champion of the Utah Symphony passes away</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="2014-06-29T21:20:17.806-06:00">Updated Jun 29, 2014 09:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Herold LaMar “Huck” Gregory was not a man to take credit for his accomplishments, but earlier this month, Utah lost a prominent champion of its musical arts. Gregory, 90, died June 18. Thanks to him, the Utah Symphony’s musicians went around the world, started recording their beautiful notes and reached out to children across the state, free of charge. “Maurice Abravanel is given appropriate dues for everything he did for the Utah Symphony in its early days of performances and recordings. Next ...</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> 58129374@www.sltrib.com Sun, 29 Jun 2014 21:20:17 MDT Omnicare agrees to pay $124M deal for kickback http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115508-79/omnicare-nursing-facilities-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115508-79/omnicare-nursing-facilities-million.html.csp">Omnicare agrees to pay $124M deal for kickback</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK GILLISPIE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T17:14:02.102-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 05:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Omnicare Inc. agreed to pay $124 million to settle two whistleblower lawsuits that alleged the company engaged in a kickback scheme with skilled-nursing facilities across the country, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday. The company, based in Cincinnati, is the nation’s largest provider of drugs and pharmacy services to skilled-nursing facilities. The U.S. Department of Justice issued a statement that said Omnicare gave discounts to some facilities so they would keep the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581155082014-06-25T17:14:02.102-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T17:14:02.102-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115508@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:14:02 MDT Op-ed: Mormon PR statement doesn’t fit Ordain Women facts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58095510-82/church-women-ordain-lds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58095510-82/church-women-ordain-lds.html.csp">Op-ed: Mormon PR statement doesn’t fit Ordain Women facts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By April Young Bennett</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T18:38:04.826-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 06:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In stark contrast to allegations by LDS Church public relations employees that Ordain Women has made “non-negotiable demands,” Ordain Women representatives have actively sought to initiate discussions with LDS leaders, including five written requests to LDS Church headquarters for meetings with any General Authority available and willing. These requests have been ignored. In this vacuum, we are left to interpret the will of our own ecclesiastical leaders through a hodgepodge of church PR stateme...</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> 58095510@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:38:04 MDT Fed slows bond buying with fifth monthly reduction http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58084899-79/fed-percent-bond-inflation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58084899-79/fed-percent-bond-inflation.html.csp">Fed slows bond buying with fifth monthly reduction</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARTIN CRUTSINGER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T13:32:01.861-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 01:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Federal Reserve will further slow the pace of its bond purchases because a strengthening U.S. job market needs less support. But it’s offering no clear signal about when it will start raising its benchmark short-term rate. Most economists think a rate increase is at least a year away despite signs of rising inflation. The Fed announced its decision in a statement Wednesday after it ended a two-day policy meeting. The statement was nearly identical to the one the Fed issued after...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580848992014-06-18T13:32:01.861-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-18T13:32:01.861-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58084899@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:32:01 MDT Utah mom pleads guilty in son’s methadone death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079072-78/goff-according-statement-methadone.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079072-78/goff-according-statement-methadone.html.csp">Utah mom pleads guilty in son’s methadone death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica Miller</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T21:09:20.912-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 09:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Tooele woman charged in the death of her 2-year-old son pleaded guilty to child abuse homicide on Tuesday. Jill Goff, 32, inadvertently fed her toddler an overdose of methadone in January, according to police. She pleaded guilty Tuesday in 3rd District Court to second-degree felony child abuse homicide, and faces up to 15 years in prison when she is sentenced on Aug. 19. Goff called 911 on Jan. 31 when the family discovered that the toddler, Aiden Goff, was not breathing. Emergency responders...</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> 58079072@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:09:20 MDT Utah man shot and killed his mother, then himself, police say http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079278-78/poulson-kyle-identified-investigation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079278-78/poulson-kyle-identified-investigation.html.csp">Utah man shot and killed his mother, then himself, police say</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-17T22:03:03.575-06:00">Updated Jun 17, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday identified the victims of an apparent murder-suicide as a Fairview Heights mother and her adult son. In a statement, Sheriff Brian Nielsen identified the dead as Marilee Poulson, 51, and her 27-year-old son Kyle Poulson. Initial investigation indicates that Kyle Poulson first shot his mother to death on Monday, and then turned an unspecified firearm on himself. “Our investigation as well as the State Medical Examiner’s is ongoing. Any word on a mot...</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> 58079278@www.sltrib.com Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:03:03 MDT Churches back science standards teaching evolution http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58075940-68/standards-science-evolution-wyoming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58075940-68/standards-science-evolution-wyoming.html.csp">Churches back science standards teaching evolution</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-16T21:57:46.062-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Casper, Wyo. • A group of Wyoming churches say they support science education standards that the state Legislature rejected over concerns that students would be expected to know about global climate change and evolution. The Wyoming Association of Churches said recently that science should be taught openly and not be based on any belief system and that it supports teaching students at K-12 public schools concepts in line with the Next Generation Science Standards, the Casper Star-Tribune reporte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580759402014-06-16T21:57:46.062-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-16T21:57:46.062-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58075940@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:57:46 MDT Salt Lake City police arrest samurai sword-swinging woman http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58074207-78/davis-lake-salt-allegedly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58074207-78/davis-lake-salt-allegedly.html.csp">Salt Lake City police arrest samurai sword-swinging woman</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="2014-06-16T21:57:47.012-06:00">Updated Jun 16, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Salt Lake City woman was being held without bail Monday in Salt Lake County Jail after allegedly trying to end a neighborhood argument with her samurai sword. Natasha Lynn Davis, 24, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree felony attempted murder. She was accused of leaving a male neighbor slashed and bleeding Sunday afternoon. A probable cause statement notes the incident occurred at an apartment complex near 1100 S. 400 East. Davis allegedly became enraged during the verbal dispute with ...</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> 58074207@www.sltrib.com Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:57:47 MDT Egypt’s leader to crack down on sexual harassment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58050570-68/sexual-harassment-egypt-statement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58050570-68/sexual-harassment-egypt-statement.html.csp">Egypt’s leader to crack down on sexual harassment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HAMZA HENDAWI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-10T09:21:02.437-06:00">Updated Jun 10, 2014 09:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • Egypt’s new president ordered a crackdown on sexual harassment Tuesday after a string of assaults against women celebrating his inauguration cast a glaring spotlight on one of the nation’s most troubling social ills. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi also called for the decisive implementation of a new law that makes sexual harassment punishable by up to five years in prison, a presidential spokesman said. Several women were assaulted during Sunday’s inaugural festivities — including a mass attack o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580505702014-06-10T09:21:02.437-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-10T09:21:02.437-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58050570@www.sltrib.com Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:21:02 MDT