STRIKES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STRIKES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kaplan: An air of tragedy about President Obama http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58402431-82/obama-isis-syria-strikes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58402431-82/obama-isis-syria-strikes.html.csp">Kaplan: An air of tragedy about President Obama</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Fred Kaplan</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Slate</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-11T10:44:59.182-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 10:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • There’s an air of tragedy about President Barack Obama. He wants to chart a new course — pivot to the Pacific, end the long decade of war, do nation-building at home — but the old world’s most derelict, dysfunctional quarters keep pulling him back in. Now, in the cruelest irony, the gusts are pulling him back to the very land where he least wants to set foot again, the war zone that he spent most of his first term leaving: Iraq. “We will not get dragged into another ground war in Ir...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58402431@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:44:59 MDT 6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364319-68/shabab-godane-somalia-killed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58364319-68/shabab-godane-somalia-killed.html.csp">6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ABDI GULED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T20:05:08.32-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mogadishu, Somalia • U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died. The leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, has no heir apparent. If he has been killed, it would be a “significant blow” to al-Shabab’s organization and abilities, said U.S. Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, who confirmed the strikes targeting Godane. But Godane’s death coul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583643192014-09-02T20:05:08.32-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T20:05:08.32-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364319@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:05:08 MDT Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325452-79/deal-keurig-coffee-kraft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58325452-79/deal-keurig-coffee-kraft.html.csp">Keurig strikes deal with Kraft on coffee brands</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T10:40:02.34-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 10:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Keurig Green Mountain says it struck a deal to make Kraft’s branded coffees, such as Maxwell House and Gevalia, for its single-serve brewing systems in the U.S. The companies did not disclose financial terms of the deal. Keurig, based in Waterbury, Vt., makes at-home brewing machines that let people make cups of coffee one serving at a time. The company is also working on a machine that would let people make cold, carbonated drinks at home, and has partnered with Coca-Cola to let peop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583254522014-08-22T10:40:02.34-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T10:40:02.34-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58325452@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:40:02 MDT On vacation break, Obama discusses Iraq, Missouri http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309765-68/obama-iraq-ferguson-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309765-68/obama-iraq-ferguson-president.html.csp">On vacation break, Obama discusses Iraq, Missouri</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM KUHNHENN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:33:25.376-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, President Barack Obama met with top advisers at the White House Monday to review developments in Iraq and in racially charged Ferguson, Missouri, two trouble spots where Obama has ordered his administration to intervene. Obama planned to issue a statement on the two crises later Monday afternoon. The president made a brief return to Washington from Martha’s Vineyard to confer with advisers about the military and political situation in Ira...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583097652014-08-18T13:33:25.376-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:33:25.376-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309765@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:33:25 MDT France to send ‘sophisticated’ weapons to Kurds in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58294990-68/french-arms-iraq-france.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58294990-68/french-arms-iraq-france.html.csp">France to send ‘sophisticated’ weapons to Kurds in Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG KELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T21:24:01.616-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 09:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • Calling the situation in Iraqi Kurdistan “catastrophic,” France said Wednesday it would start supplying arms to the Kurdish forces fighting Sunni extremists from the Islamic State group. Paris and London have agreed to coordinate their actions on both humanitarian aid and arms, the office of President Francois Hollande said. It said the French president spoke with British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday evening and agreed on the need for an “extremely rapid response,” but didn’t ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582949902014-08-13T21:24:01.616-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T21:24:01.616-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294990@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:24:01 MDT Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288205-79/airport-strikes-birds-bird.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288205-79/airport-strikes-birds-bird.html.csp">Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When birds and planes collide, the result can be deadly. That’s why airports work hard to keep birds away, even resorting to shooting or poisoning large flocks. One Ohio airport is now experimenting with a new, gentler way to avoid bird strikes: planting tall prairie grass. Heavy birds like geese — which cause the most damage to planes — are believed to avoid long grasses because they fear predators might be hiding within. So officials at Dayton International Airport are converting up to 300 acr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582882052014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288205@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:40:36 MDT U.S. expands airstrikes in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58275851-68/iraq-kurdish-irbil-strikes.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58275851-68/iraq-kurdish-irbil-strikes.html.csp">U.S. expands airstrikes in Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Liz Sly, Karen DeYoung and Loveday Morris</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:11:58.221-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Irbil, Iraq • American warplanes and drones struck Islamist militants near this northern Iraqi city on Friday, putting the U.S. military back in action in the skies over Iraq less than three years after the troops withdrew and President Barack Obama declared the war over. The strikes were limited in scope but helped temper days of building panic across the north of the country as militants with the extremist Islamic State sliced through a string of towns and villages scattered on the outskirts ...</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> 58275851@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:11:58 MDT