THREAT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/THREAT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361178-68/britain-cameron-terror-fight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58361178-68/britain-cameron-terror-fight.html.csp">UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SYLVIA HUI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T11:28:01.98-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 11:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups. Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his government is also working on plans to block such suspected British jihadi fighters from re-entering the U.K. The power to monitor such suspects who are already in Britain would also be strengthened. The plans to widen Britain’s anti-terror laws, which are l...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58361178@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:28:01 MDT Cameron promises tough action to fight militants http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351792-68/cameron-state-threat-level.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58351792-68/cameron-state-threat-level.html.csp">Cameron promises tough action to fight militants</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANICA KIRKA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T19:41:29.508-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 07:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Friday to plug gaps in Britain’s armory to combat terror, describing the extremist threat posed by the Islamic State group as being more dangerous than even that of al-Qaida. Cameron’s remarks came just moments after authorities raised Britain’s terror threat level to severe, the second highest level. The decision was related to developments in Iraq and Syria, but there was no information to suggest an attack was imminent. “What we are facing in Iraq...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583517922014-08-29T19:41:29.508-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T19:41:29.508-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351792@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:41:29 MDT Lowry: Does Obama want to win in Iraq? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338870-82/isis-iraq-administration-war.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338870-82/isis-iraq-administration-war.html.csp">Lowry: Does Obama want to win in Iraq?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rich Lowry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The National Review</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T11:24:01.819-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 11:24AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ISIS is a force for evil that poses an imminent security threat to the United States, but please, let us get back to you on whether we are determined to defeat it. That is the posture of the Obama administration toward the terror group that proudly demonstrated its malevolence by beheading American journalist James Foley in a propaganda video. For the administration, ISIS isn’t merely a dire enemy, it is a dilemma. President Barack Obama must respond to a group that — with its resources, apocaly...</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> 58338870@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:24:01 MDT Suspect arrested in Saratoga Springs high school bomb threat http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58324138-78/bomb-suspect-threat-arrested.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58324138-78/bomb-suspect-threat-arrested.html.csp">Suspect arrested in Saratoga Springs high school bomb threat</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By pamela manson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T08:46:39.453-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 08:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The FBI and Saratoga Springs police have arrested a suspect in a bomb threat that led to the cancellation of classes on Tuesday at Westlake High School. The law enforcement agencies served a search warrant at a home in the city Thursday evening and arrested the suspect there, according to police spokesman Owen Jackson. No details about the suspect were released Thursday night. More information is expected to be released Friday. The bomb threat, made on what was supposed to be the first day of c...</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> 58324138@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:46:39 MDT Man accused of plotting mass shooting is sentenced http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294396-78/stiles-creek-gill-accused.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58294396-78/stiles-creek-gill-accused.html.csp">Man accused of plotting mass shooting is sentenced</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LINDSAY WHITEHURST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:05:41.969-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City • A Utah man accused of plotting a mass shooting at an upscale mall in Salt Lake City has been sentenced to three years of probation under mental health court supervision after accepting a plea deal from prosecutors. Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill said Wednesday he agreed to the deal in May because defendant Jack Harry Stiles was not an imminent threat. Gill said Stiles, 43, was in the right place with court-supervised mental health treatment rather than prison time....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582943962014-08-14T22:05:41.969-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:05:41.969-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294396@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:05:41 MDT Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267538-68/nato-hagel-military-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58267538-68/nato-hagel-military-russia.html.csp">Hagel: Growing threat of Russia invading Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T15:48:06.811-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 03:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stuttgart, Germany • Russia’s troop buildup on the Ukrainian border increases the threat of an invasion by President Vladimir Putin’s army, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters at U.S. European Command in Stuttgart, Germany, Hagel said he agrees with Poland’s foreign minister, who said Wednesday that the increase in Russian forces near Ukraine’s border heightened the risk of an invasion. “I think it’s a reality, of course it is,” said Hagel, who was in Stuttgart fo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582675382014-08-06T15:48:06.811-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T15:48:06.811-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58267538@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:48:06 MDT Two QBs competefor Badgers’ starting job http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260930-77/stave-badgers-mcevoy-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58260930-77/stave-badgers-mcevoy-season.html.csp">Two QBs competefor Badgers’ starting job</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T22:47:01.633-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madison, Wis. • Despite the return of starter Joel Stave, Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen has made it clear that there is a two-person competition for quarterback as the Badgers opened training camp Monday. Stave, who started all 13 games and guided the Badgers to a 9-4 record last season, is being challenged by dual threat Tanner McEvoy, who eventually started three games at safety last season after moving from quarterback to wide receiver. The Badgers, who open the season Aug. 30 against LSU at ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582609302014-08-04T22:47:01.633-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T22:47:01.633-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260930@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:47:01 MDT Bomb threat forces evacuations in Kaysville http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58234450-78/bomb-buildings-threat-authorities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58234450-78/bomb-buildings-threat-authorities.html.csp">Bomb threat forces evacuations in Kaysville</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T08:42:49.496-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 08:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bomb threat at a Kaysville convenience store forced the evacuation of multiple commercial buildings near 200 North and Main Street for several hours Monday, but authorities later said no explosives were found. Authorities closed traffic through the intersection after a bomb threat was reported at a 7-Eleven, dispatchers reported. Other buildings at the intersection include a Walgreens drug store, AutoZone and Dylan’s Drive-in, but dispatchers did not know how many buildings were evacuated. By ...</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> 58234450@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:42:49 MDT Rick Perry: Reject isolationism http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58176752-82/paul-islamic-reagan-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58176752-82/paul-islamic-reagan-state.html.csp">Rick Perry: Reject isolationism</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rick Perry</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T22:19:03.006-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As a veteran, and as a governor who has supported Texas National Guard deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, I can understand the emotions behind isolationism. Many people are tired of war, and the urge to pull back is a natural, human reaction. Unfortunately, we live in a world where isolationist policies would only endanger our national security even further. That’s why it’s disheartening to hear fellow Republicans, such as Sen. Rand Paul (of Kentucky, suggest that our nation should ignore what...</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> 58176752@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 22:19:03 MDT Vernal preserves its precious bodily fluids ... http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58161809-82/http-www-com-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58161809-82/http-www-com-county.html.csp">Vernal preserves its precious bodily fluids ...</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T14:18:02.937-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 02:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s probably been about seven years since I used the familiar Mark Twain quote in an editorial about how important water is, especially in the arid West. So I thought I could use it again. It still fits. But then I went to see “Dr. Strangelove” last night, the first in this summer’s series of free movies at the Gallivan Center. Now I wonder if I should have used the “precious bodily fluids” bit. Next time, maybe. — Uintah County draws the line at threat to water supply — Salt Lake Tribune Edito...</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> 58161809@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:18:02 MDT