THURSDAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/THURSDAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Helper stays unbeaten in Legion baseball http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58246149-52/helper-george-legion-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58246149-52/helper-george-legion-team.html.csp">Helper stays unbeaten in Legion baseball</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T10:59:03.086-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 10:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Helper took a giant step towards defending its Utah American Legion baseball title Wednesday night. The Carbon County team defeated Trappers Orange of Mountain Crest 4-3 to become the only unbeaten team left in the 12-team double elimination tournament. Helper will play the winner of Thursday’s 4 p.m. St. George-Trappers Orange game at 7 p.m. Thursday at Logan High. If Helper wins, it will advance to the American Legion regional tournament in Glendale, Ariz. Should it lose, that would set up at ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58246149@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:59:03 MDT Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247611-77/lynch-camp-holdout-seahawks.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58247611-77/lynch-camp-holdout-seahawks.html.csp">Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIM BOOTH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T15:32:54.015-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 03:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Renton, Wash. • Marshawn Lynch has joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week. Lynch arrived on Thursday afternoon following the team’s morning practice. The team confirmed Lynch has reported for camp, ending a holdout that spanned a week. ESPN reported earlier Thursday that Lynch was expected to end his holdout. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said after practice that he did not know if Lynch was on the verge of reporting. Lynch has missed the first week of training camp unha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582476112014-07-31T15:32:54.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T15:32:54.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58247611@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:32:54 MDT AP source: A’s acquire Lester, Gomes from Sox for Cespedes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58245971-77/lester-cespedes-oakland-boston.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58245971-77/lester-cespedes-oakland-boston.html.csp">AP source: A’s acquire Lester, Gomes from Sox for Cespedes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JANIE McCAULEY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:58:47.3-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oakland, Calif. • The Oakland Athletics acquired left-hander Jon Lester along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday’s trade deadline, a person with knowledge of the deal said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither club announced the swap, another blockbuster by A’s general manager Billy Beane to win the Lester sweepstakes. Oakland, with the best record in baseball at 66-41, also receives cash from Boston...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582459712014-07-31T09:58:47.3-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-31T09:58:47.3-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58245971@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:58:47 MDT Concert preview: Kix Brooks is enjoying the time of his life http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58233048-223/brooks-kix-park-deer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58233048-223/brooks-kix-park-deer.html.csp">Concert preview: Kix Brooks is enjoying the time of his life</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott Iwasaki </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Park Record</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T09:20:18.395-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:20AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Leon Eric Brooks, known to his fans as Kix Brooks, is looking forward to coming to Park City for the St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights concert at Deer Valley on July 31. The Grammy Award-winning country singer said the audience needs to be ready to have a good time. Read the full story at www.parkrecord.com/scene/ci_26217881/kix-brooks-is-enjoying-time-his-life.</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> 58233048@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:20:18 MDT Evacuations lifted in central Utah fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58219756-78/fire-amp-thursday-crews.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58219756-78/fire-amp-thursday-crews.html.csp">Evacuations lifted in central Utah fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jessica MIller and nate carlisle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T23:07:02.353-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 11:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A fire near Levan forced people from their homes for a few hours Thursday in what was a busy Pioneer Day for firefighters. But the day ended with no reports of injuries or damage to structures. What was called the Levan Fire began about 4 p.m. on the south edge of town along Highway 28. It forced people in eight homes to evacuate, and people up a canyon had to be evacuated by helicopter. Helicopters and crews on the ground doused water on the fire and by 9 p.m. the residents were able to go ...</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> 58219756@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:07:02 MDT Real Salt Lake needs Olmes Garcia’s breakout to continue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224137-77/garcia-rsl-goals-montreal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58224137-77/garcia-rsl-goals-montreal.html.csp">Real Salt Lake needs Olmes Garcia’s breakout to continue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T23:50:20.743-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 11:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Fans and the front office alike could definitely get used to seeing Olmes Garcia shimmy and shake in celebration more often. In a season in which all-time leading scorer Alvaro Saborio remains sidelined with a broken foot sustained in late May, Real Salt Lake has waited for another option to emerge. One goal makes a world of difference. Two goals in 30 minutes may theoretically spell the start of something. And RSL needs it. If Garcia can figure out a way to build on what he started Thu...</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> 58224137@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:50:20 MDT 3,000-acre wildfire sizzles in central Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58223802-78/fire-percent-crews-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58223802-78/fire-percent-crews-thursday.html.csp">3,000-acre wildfire sizzles in central Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By harry stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T21:47:58.822-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 09:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than 100 firefighters were working Friday night to contain a blaze burning east of Highway 28 in Juab County. The Levan Fire, which ignited about 4 p.m. Thursday just south of the town of the same name, is burning across more than 3,000 acres. Winds have spread the fire faster than crews can contain it. Four helicopters and 12 fire engines were at the fire Friday morning, and more fire crews have been ordered in. The fire was 5 percent contained as the day began. Residents of the six hous...</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> 58223802@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:47:58 MDT World markets drift ahead of U.S. data next week http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224218-79/percent-markets-data-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58224218-79/percent-markets-data-week.html.csp">World markets drift ahead of U.S. data next week</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAY JOHNSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T12:11:02.458-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 12:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mumbai, India • European stock markets were down Friday, while Asian markets took cheer from U.S. unemployment claims falling to an eight-year low. Traders were generally cautious at the end of the week, taking a wait-and-see attitude before another set of U.S. indicators due in coming days, including second quarter GDP. In London, the FTSE 100 index slipped 0.1 percent to 6,812.27 while Germany’s DAX fell 0.3 percent to 9,766.57. The CAC-40 in France dropped 0.7 percent to 4,377.80. Futures ind...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582242182014-07-25T12:11:02.458-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T12:11:02.458-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224218@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:11:02 MDT At Twilight Concert, Charles Bradley ends Pioneer Day with a groove http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58222372-223/crowd-bradley-pioneer-twilight.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58222372-223/crowd-bradley-pioneer-twilight.html.csp">At Twilight Concert, Charles Bradley ends Pioneer Day with a groove</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T07:47:48.904-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 07:47AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pioneer Day festivities didn’t keep people away from the Twilight Concert in Pioneer Park. Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires entertained the crowd Thursday night. Amaris Jacques spent her Pioneer Day at her first Twilight concert. “The crowd is awesome,” the 23-year-old from Layton said. “I feel super comfortable. Everybody’s really chill. It’s not like most concerts where everybody’s ready to party. People are here to chill and socialize.” The deep, raw sounds of Bradley’s James Brown-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> 58222372@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 07:47:48 MDT Real Salt Lake original Andy Williams adjusting to new role http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58212195-77/rsl-club-williams-montreal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58212195-77/rsl-club-williams-montreal.html.csp">Real Salt Lake original Andy Williams adjusting to new role</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:26.493-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • The temperature rises on a sweltering midsummer day at America First Field in Sandy and there is Andy Williams, pointing out passing angles in a windbreaker and a Real Salt Lake cap. The windbreaker has a single star above the club’s crest over Williams’ heart, a signifier of his playing days with RSL, of the dreadful seasons laboring on the steaming turf at Rice-Eccles Stadium to the MLS Cup crown hoisted five seasons ago. For 90 minutes, the club runs through drills and small scrimmage...</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> 58212195@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:26 MDT Pioneer Day events around Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191385-78/park-tickets-july-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58191385-78/park-tickets-july-thursday.html.csp">Pioneer Day events around Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ana Daraban</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T14:47:41.004-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 02:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">From parades and food to concerts and fireworks, Pioneer Day celebrations will take place all over Utah this week. Here’s a sampling of what’s going on. SALT LAKE COUNTY Youth Parade The annual youth parade, one of the largest in the country, kicks off the Days of ‘47 events. When • Saturday, July 19, 10 a.m.. Where • Parade starts at 600 East and 500 South. It travels west on 500 South to the City County Building and Washington Square. Brother Brigham’s Ball The fifth annual event wi...</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> 58191385@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:47:41 MDT U.S. stocks end little changed after mixed news http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58221126-79/percent-fell-stocks-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58221126-79/percent-fell-stocks-thursday.html.csp">U.S. stocks end little changed after mixed news</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T14:38:02.301-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • U.S. stocks ended little changed Thursday after a day of mixed signals on corporate earnings and the economy. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose less than one point, or 0.05 percent, to close at 1,987.98 Thursday, barely topping a record set the day before. The other two major indexes fell. The Dow Jones industrial average slipped two points, or 0.02 percent, to 17,083.80. The Nasdaq eased one point, or 0.04 percent to 4,472.11. Facebook rose 5 percent and was among the top gainers ...</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> 58221126@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:38:02 MDT U.N. school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58220478-68/gaza-israel-hamas-hit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58220478-68/gaza-israel-hamas-hit.html.csp">U.N. school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By IBRAHIM BARZAK</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PETER ENAV</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T19:03:53.943-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 07:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Gaza City, Gaza Strip • A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children’s clothing scattered in the courtyard. Palestinian officials blamed Israel for the shelling, which wounded dozens and came on the deadliest day so far of the current round of fighting. However, the Israeli military said the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582204782014-07-24T19:03:53.943-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T19:03:53.943-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220478@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:03:53 MDT Forecast: Hot and a chance of thunderstorms for much of Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58219649-78/weather-chance-thunderstorms-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58219649-78/weather-chance-thunderstorms-lake.html.csp">Forecast: Hot and a chance of thunderstorms for much of Utah</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="2014-07-24T10:28:00.031-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hot weather — and a chance of thunderstorms in some areas — is expected across Utah Thursday and throughout the weekend. The National Weather Service reported Thursday morning that rain showers and wind may blow through some Utah counties in the early morning hours of Pioneer Day, including western Millard, Juab and Utah counties, along with the South Salt Lake area. High temperatures on Thursday through the weekend is expected to hover in the mid-90s for the Salt Lake City area. The weather ser...</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> 58219649@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:28:00 MDT Pierce: CBS’ Thursday NFL games are a sure bet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58204474-77/cbs-nfl-network-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58204474-77/cbs-nfl-network-thursday.html.csp">Pierce: CBS’ Thursday NFL games are a sure bet</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T21:52:28.012-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beverly Hills, Calif. There are few things in TV you can count on. Sometimes even the most anticipated new shows fall flat. However, the smart money this fall is on CBS’ “Thursday Night Football.” “This is a sure thing,” CBS Corporation CEO Leslie Moonves said. “This is the program we know is going to work, we know is going to be on the air for many, many years on broadcast television. … This is the single best product on network television.” CBS will air half of the 16 games in the Thursday ...</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> 58204474@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:52:28 MDT NFL: New coaches, star rookies as training camps open http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207105-77/training-nfl-heat-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58207105-77/training-nfl-heat-thursday.html.csp">NFL: New coaches, star rookies as training camps open</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARRY WILNER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 05:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • It’s time to climb out of the pool, put down that frosty drink, discard the shades and fire up the high-definition TV. The NFL is back. Some training camps are already under way, though most open this week, and the first preseason game is Aug. 3, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. If it seems like the Texans just ended the draft by taking Mr. Irrelevant (defensive back Lonnie Ballentine of Memphis), well, it was only two months ago. Players, coaches and front office staffs got some d...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582071052014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T17:36:26.189-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207105@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:26 MDT World markets steady but jet jitters remain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198202-79/percent-markets-0.2-0.4.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198202-79/percent-markets-0.2-0.4.csp">World markets steady but jet jitters remain</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:39:01.569-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Markets settled down Friday but jitters over the downing of a Malaysian jetliner over Ukraine remained at the fulcrum of investors’ thoughts. All 283 passengers and 15 crew members aboard the Amsterdam-to-Kuala Lumpur flight were killed in Thursday’s crash. U.S authorities and aviation experts say the Boeing 777 was likely brought down by a ground-to-air missile, but so far there is no proof of who fired it. Ukraine and the insurgents blame each other. News of the crash weighed on marke...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581982022014-07-18T11:39:01.569-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T11:39:01.569-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198202@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:39:01 MDT Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane carrying 295 people (video) http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194326-68/plane-ukraine-ukrainian-russian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194326-68/plane-ukraine-ukrainian-russian.html.csp">Both sides in Ukraine deny shooting down plane carrying 295 people (video)</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETER LEONARD </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 06:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hrabove, Ukraine • A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the aircraft. As plumes of black smoke rose up near a rebel-held village of Hrabove, an Associated Press journalist counted at least 22 bodies at the wreckage site 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Russian border. The village...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581943262014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T18:09:41.973-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194326@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:09:41 MDT Armed man who confronted neighbor killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58196656-78/neighbor-armed-confronted-office.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58196656-78/neighbor-armed-confronted-office.html.csp">Armed man who confronted neighbor killed</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="2014-07-18T22:47:28.572-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Washington County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a shooting on Thursday in Leeds that left one man dead. Deputies were dispatched to Leeds, about 15 miles north of St. George, at 8:17 p.m. on a report of shots fired, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. It said a man armed with a gun reportedly confronted a neighbor and was shot by the neighbor, according to the sheriff’s office. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives were interviewing witnesses late Thu...</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> 58196656@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 22:47:28 MDT Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194248-68/gaza-israel-hamas-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194248-68/gaza-israel-hamas-israeli.html.csp">Israel invades Gaza after Hamas rejects truce</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARIN LAUB </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and IAN DEITCH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 07:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gaza City, Gaza Strip • Thousands of Israeli soldiers backed by tanks invaded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, escalating a 10-day campaign of heavy air bombardments to try to destroy Hamas’ weapons arsenal, rocket-firing abilities and tunnels used to send militants from the Palestinian territory into Israel. Israel had become increasingly exasperated with unrelenting rocket fire, especially following Hamas’ rejection of an Egyptian cease-fire plan earlier in the week. However, a ground offensive cou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942482014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T19:19:08.141-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194248@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:19:08 MDT