THREAT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/THREAT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Appeals court: Hateful poem sent to professor a form of free speech http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417752-78/court-heineman-email-poem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58417752-78/court-heineman-email-poem.html.csp">Appeals court: Hateful poem sent to professor a form of free speech</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T07:39:18.064-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 07:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Aaron Michael Heineman wrote a University of Utah professor a poem filled with threats and hate. On Monday, a federal appeals court found that he was well within his rights to do so, and that merely threatening to kill someone isn’t necessarily a crime. “The district court found that [Heineman] knowingly sent an email that caused the recipient to reasonably fear bodily harm,” the court wrote. “[Heineman] argues that his conviction violated the First Amendment because the court did not also find...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58417752@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:39:18 MDT AP Enterprise: al-Qaida’s Syrian cell alarms US http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409594-68/group-intelligence-khorasan-qaida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58409594-68/group-intelligence-khorasan-qaida.html.csp">AP Enterprise: al-Qaida’s Syrian cell alarms US</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN and EILEEN SULLIVAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T11:51:04.688-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • While the Islamic State group is getting the most attention now, another band of extremists in Syria — a mix of hardened jihadis from Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and Europe — poses a more direct and imminent threat to the United States, working with Yemeni bomb-makers to target U.S. aviation, American officials say. At the center is a cell known as the Khorasan group, a cadre of veteran al-Qaida fighters from Afghanistan and Pakistan who traveled to Syria to link up with the al-Qaida ...</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> 58409594@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:51:04 MDT Utah members wary of giving Obama ‘blank check’ against ISIL http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407276-90/congress-ground-group-obama.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58407276-90/congress-ground-group-obama.html.csp">Utah members wary of giving Obama ‘blank check’ against ISIL</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Thomas Burr</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T22:05:15.583-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • While President Barack Obama is asking Congress for authorization to train and arm rebels in Syria some Utah members fear giving Obama open-ended power to handle the terrorist threat and want a detailed, and limited, proposal. “I’m still not clear as to what he’s going to ask us to do,” Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said in a video town hall following Obama’s Wednesday night address on the group that calls itself the Islamic State of Syria and the Levant. “I had probably had more question...</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> 58407276@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:05:15 MDT News roundup: Condi Rice suggested for NFL commissioner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58401514-64/trib-utah-obama-president.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/outofcontext/58401514-64/trib-utah-obama-president.html.csp">News roundup: Condi Rice suggested for NFL commissioner</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="2014-09-11T07:37:22.097-06:00">Updated Sep 11, 2014 07:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Condi Rice for NFL commissioner? Shurtleff to FBI: Give me all your files. Obama outlines plans against ISIL. Happy Thursday. In the aftermath of the Ray Rice suspension, there have been many voices calling for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's head and now some of those folks are suggesting a new leader: Condoleezza Rice. The former secretary of state has hinted in the past she would be interested in the job and who knows, perhaps a former diplomat is what the NFL needs these days. [ABCNew...</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> 58401514@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:37:22 MDT Obama to give speech Wednesday on Islamic State http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58385014-68/obama-state-islamic-threat.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58385014-68/obama-state-islamic-threat.html.csp">Obama to give speech Wednesday on Islamic State</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DARLENE SUPERVILLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T10:05:19.385-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 10:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • President Barack Obama will begin laying out a strategy this week to defeat Islamic State militants in the Middle East, meeting with congressional leaders Tuesday and giving a speech Wednesday, the eve of the 13th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil. Obama disclosed his plans during an interview broadcast Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I just want the American people to understand the nature of the threat and how we’re going to deal with it and to have con...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583850142014-09-07T10:05:19.385-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-07T10:05:19.385-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58385014@www.sltrib.com Sun, 07 Sep 2014 10:05:19 MDT Bloomberg View Op-ed: Obama stronger on terrorism than he sounds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58373775-82/obama-islamic-state-terror.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58373775-82/obama-islamic-state-terror.html.csp">Bloomberg View Op-ed: Obama stronger on terrorism than he sounds</a></h4>