STATEMENT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STATEMENT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428646-77/nfl-goodell-sponsor-statement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58428646-77/nfl-goodell-sponsor-statement.html.csp">PepsiCo latest sponsor to voice NFL concern</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:22.566-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • PepsiCo Inc.’s CEO Indra Nooyi has made a double-edged statement on the NFL’s problems handing domestic violence, calling some players’ behavior “repugnant” but saying that Commissioner Roger Goodell is “a man of integrity.” The boss of the maker of Pepsi, Gatorade and Doritos, one of the league’s biggest advertisers and sponsor of last year’s Super Bowl halftime show, issued a statement late Wednesday that criticized the league but also expressed optimism that it can fix its problems...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584286462014-09-18T23:09:22.566-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-18T23:09:22.566-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58428646@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:22 MDT Arizona GOP official resigns over Medicaid remarks http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421992-68/pearce-comments-party-republican.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58421992-68/pearce-comments-party-republican.html.csp">Arizona GOP official resigns over Medicaid remarks</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:26:18.104-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona legislator Russell Pearce, the chief sponsor of Arizona’s hard-line law against illegal immigration, has resigned a top leadership position in the state Republican Party after he was criticized for remarks advocating mandatory contraception or sterilization of people on Medicaid. The party late Sunday night announced Pearce’s resignation as first vice chairman — the state party’s second top leadership post — after some Republican candidates denounced the comments th...</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> 58421992@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:26:18 MDT Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice disapproval of NFL http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421810-77/nfl-league-anheuser-busch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58421810-77/nfl-league-anheuser-busch.html.csp">Anheuser-Busch, Visa voice disapproval of NFL</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T16:15:53.018-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 04:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Major sponsors including Anheuser-Busch are adding to the chorus of disapproval over the National Football League’s recent scandals, but the companies are stopping short of pulling advertising. Anheuser-Busch said Tuesday it has spoken with the NFL about concerns related to recent incidents that are sparking outcry from fans, including an investigation into how long the NFL knew about a video that shows Baltimore Raven Ray Rice beating his then-fiancee; as well as the Minnesota Vikings’ decision...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584218102014-09-17T16:15:53.018-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-17T16:15:53.018-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421810@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:15:53 MDT Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416328-79/fed-rates-considerable-rate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58416328-79/fed-rates-considerable-rate.html.csp">Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hike</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="2014-09-15T14:23:02.889-06:00">Updated Sep 15, 2014 02:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • When the Federal Reserve issues a policy statement after it meets this week, the financial world will be on high alert for two words: “Considerable time.” The presence or absence of that phrase will trigger a rush to assess the likely timing of the Fed’s first increase in interest rates since it cut them to record lows in 2008. The Fed’s recent statements have said it expects to keep its key short-term rate near zero for a “considerable time” after it stops buying Treasurys and mort...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584163282014-09-15T14:23:02.889-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-15T14:23:02.889-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58416328@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:23:02 MDT 350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58366310-68/troops-baghdad-additional-iraq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58366310-68/troops-baghdad-additional-iraq.html.csp">350 more troops assigned to US Embassy in Baghdad</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T19:29:46.583-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday. President Barack Obama approved the additional troops for protection of American personnel following a request by the State Department and a review and recommendation by the Defense Department, the White House said in a statement. The buildup of U.S. troops in Baghdad fol...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583663102014-09-02T19:29:46.583-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T19:29:46.583-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58366310@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:29:46 MDT Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353183-68/putin-troops-ukrainian-ukraine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58353183-68/putin-troops-ukrainian-ukraine.html.csp">Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NATALIYA VASILYEVA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T19:53:18.538-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 07:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine. Putin’s statement came several hours after Ukraine accused Russia of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers accused Moscow of lying about its role and dangerously escalating the conflict. NATO said at least 1,000 Russian troops are in Ukraine and later released what it said were satell...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583531832014-08-29T19:53:18.538-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T19:53:18.538-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353183@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:53:18 MDT IMF board expresses confidence in Lagarde http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352713-79/board-lagarde-french-imf.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58352713-79/board-lagarde-french-imf.html.csp">IMF board expresses confidence in Lagarde</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="2014-08-29T15:42:01.662-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 03:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The International Monetary Fund’s executive board expressed confidence Friday in IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde after receiving a briefing on a French corruption probe in which she is being investigated. In a brief statement, the 24-member board said it continues to have “confidence in the managing director’s ability to effectively carry out her duties.” Lagarde called the investigation “without basis” after answering questions before magistrates in Paris on Wednesday. She ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583527132014-08-29T15:42:01.662-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T15:42:01.662-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352713@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:42:01 MDT Washington Post: The teenage biological clock http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338859-82/sleep-health-schools-adolescents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338859-82/sleep-health-schools-adolescents.html.csp">Washington Post: The teenage biological clock</a></h4>