VIOLENCE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VIOLENCE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Israel-Gaza violence creates complications for Utah travelers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211718-78/israel-jensen-violence-green.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58211718-78/israel-jensen-violence-green.html.csp">Israel-Gaza violence creates complications for Utah travelers</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="2014-07-22T22:01:15.751-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">He’s been on a church trip for past three weeks, but Dick Jensen still checks the news every day. Jensen, co-owner of Farmington-based Dick Jensen & Alan McKay Tours, wants to know when it will be safe again to take tourists to Israel. After more than two weeks and hundreds of fatalities, mostly on the Gaza side, the violence between Israel and Hamas shows no signs of abating. “It’s one of the most beautiful places on Earth, but it’s a little crazy right now,” Jensen said Tuesday. “You’d be be...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58211718@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:01:15 MDT Central African Republic talks on hold; rebels absent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210836-68/republic-african-hold-rebels.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58210836-68/republic-african-hold-rebels.html.csp">Central African Republic talks on hold; rebels absent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOUIS OKAMBA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T10:19:02.21-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Brazzaville, Republic of Congo • Observers say Central African Republic’s peace talks are on hold after a rebel delegation failed to show up for the second day of meetings. The development Tuesday marks a setback for regional mediators trying to negotiate a cease-fire in the country where thousands have died since sectarian violence exploded last December. One participant who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press said there are internal divisions in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582108362014-07-22T10:19:02.21-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T10:19:02.21-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210836@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:19:02 MDT Letter: Here’s my dream proclamation on immigration http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58199009-82/states-united-proclamation-act.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58199009-82/states-united-proclamation-act.html.csp">Letter: Here’s my dream proclamation on immigration</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:45.637-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Welcome Proclamation: That on the 1st day of August 2014, and until the U.S. Congress can pass a fair and just immigration policy, all children entering the United States from Latin America escaping violence and poverty shall be welcome into the United States and be able to become citizens. Furthermore, the executive government of the United States will be responsible for their physical well being, and said people entering the United States must abstain from all violence and lawlessness. This...</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> 58199009@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:45 MDT Letter: Do more to deny guns to abusers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198165-82/abusers-dangerous-domestic-gun.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58198165-82/abusers-dangerous-domestic-gun.html.csp">Letter: Do more to deny guns to abusers</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T17:33:43.43-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Common-sense solutions to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers and other dangerous people are sitting on desks in Congress. This includes legislation to close dangerous loopholes in domestic violence laws and to expand Brady background checks to online and gun shows sales. It’s time to ensure that our federal laws apply to all domestic abusers, making it more difficult for these violent individuals to get guns and do more harm. Expanding background checks on commercial gun sales and cl...</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> 58198165@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:33:43 MDT ’The Purge: Anarchy’: Who dies now? It’s complicated http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195465-223/purge-anarchy-film-movie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58195465-223/purge-anarchy-film-movie.html.csp">’The Purge: Anarchy’: Who dies now? It’s complicated</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael O’Sullivan</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:17:25.712-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The sequel “The Purge: Anarchy” takes place in 2023, exactly one year after the action of “The Purge,” a violent thriller that imagined an America so beset by violent crime that the government has instituted an annual holiday from law and order. Over the course of 12 therapeutic hours, from sundown to sunup, “purgers” are allowed - nay, encouraged - to rape, murder and pillage with impunity. It’s good, or so the thinking goes, to evacuate, in one cathartic upchuck, all the hostility that we - or...</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> 58195465@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:17:25 MDT Malala: Hope and heartbreak on Malala Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182685-82/girls-malala-stronger-sisters.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58182685-82/girls-malala-stronger-sisters.html.csp">Malala: Hope and heartbreak on Malala Day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Malala Yousafzai</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> For The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T10:12:05.521-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 10:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Birthdays are a time to move forward. We look back with gratitude on what has passed and decide that this year we will be even stronger. I have already lived what many people might say is a lifetime. I was 11 when I started speaking out against the Taliban and for my right to go to school. I was 12 when I had to leave my home in Pakistan’s Swat Valley as terrorism and extremism raged in my city. I was 15 when I was shot by the Taliban and almost died but was given another life. I was 16 when I o...</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> 58182685@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:12:05 MDT Utah man accused of shooting wife charged with attempted murder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161967-78/snyder-according-court-domestic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161967-78/snyder-according-court-domestic.html.csp">Utah man accused of shooting wife charged with attempted murder</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="2014-07-08T22:34:17.317-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Huntington man was charged Monday with attempted murder and other charges after he allegedly shot and wounded his wife last month. Chad Robert Snyder, 36, was charged in Emery County’s 7th District Court with first-degree felony attempted murder, along with two charges of third-degree felony use of a firearm by a restricted person. Snyder, who is currently being held without bail in the Emery County Jail, is expected to make his initial appearance in court on Thursday. Emery County sheriff’s ...</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> 58161967@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT Op-ed: Women in priesthood an act of self-respect, not apostasy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58085699-82/women-church-equal-mormon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58085699-82/women-church-equal-mormon.html.csp">Op-ed: Women in priesthood an act of self-respect, not apostasy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Terry Tempest Williams</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T16:56:02.29-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I stand in solidarity with Kate Kelly and her plea to grant women equal standing in the rights, responsibilities and privileges of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, including the right to hold the priesthood. Revelations occur. Whereas polygamy was once sanctioned through revelation, now it is not. Whereas African Americans were told they could not hold the priesthood, now they do. Doctrines that denied dignity or defied the rights of law to individuals within the LDS Church have ...</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> 58085699@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:56:02 MDT Brooks: Rwanda’s history gives grim cause for hope http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58092243-82/rwanda-violence-government-iraq.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58092243-82/rwanda-violence-government-iraq.html.csp">Brooks: Rwanda’s history gives grim cause for hope</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BROOKS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T01:01:04.625-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just over two decades ago, Rwanda was swept up in a murderous wave of ethnic violence that was as bad or worse as anything happening today in Iraq and Syria. The conflict was between a historically dominant ethnic minority and a historically oppressed majority, as in Iraq. Yet, today, Rwanda is a relatively successful country. Economic growth has been hovering at about 8 percent a year for the past few years. Since 1994, per capita income has almost tripled. Mortality for children younger than 5...</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> 58092243@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 01:01:04 MDT E3 unleashes next generation of gaming gruesomeness http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58065111-79/games-blood-game-gaming.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58065111-79/games-blood-game-gaming.html.csp">E3 unleashes next generation of gaming gruesomeness</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DERRIK J. LANG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-13T11:36:02.258-06:00">Updated Jun 13, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Los Angeles • Game makers at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo went for the jugular. That’s not just a metaphor about the competitive spirit of the video game industry at its annual trade show this past week. There were also actual depictions of throats being ripped out — as well as spleens, spines, hearts and testicles — in some of the goriest scenes ever shown off at E3. Developers of such titles as “Bloodborne,” “Let It Die,” “Mortal Kombat X,” “Dead Island 2” and “Dying Light” weren’...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580651112014-06-13T11:36:02.258-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-13T11:36:02.258-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58065111@www.sltrib.com Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:36:02 MDT Obama: U.S. will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58062136-68/iraq-obama-iraqi-forces.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58062136-68/iraq-obama-iraqi-forces.html.csp">Obama: U.S. will send fresh help to beleaguered Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JULIE PACE </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and LARA JAKES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T18:57:18.914-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 06:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Less than three years after pulling American forces out of Iraq, President Barack Obama is weighing a range of short-term military options, including airstrikes, to quell an al-Qaida inspired insurgency that has captured two Iraqi cities and threatened to press toward Baghdad. “We do have a stake in making sure that these jihadists are not getting a permanent foothold,” Obama said Thursday in the Oval Office. However, officials firmly ruled out putting American troops back on the g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580621362014-06-12T18:57:18.914-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T18:57:18.914-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58062136@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:57:18 MDT Pitt joins Jolie at summit against sexual violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060302-68/jolie-london-pitt-sexual.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58060302-68/jolie-london-pitt-sexual.html.csp">Pitt joins Jolie at summit against sexual violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-12T09:18:02.653-06:00">Updated Jun 12, 2014 09:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Brad Pitt has joined Angelina Jolie at a London summit on sexual violence, lending the couple’s star power to the campaign to end rape in war zones. The four-day London conference is organized by British Foreign Secretary William Hague and Jolie, a United Nations special envoy. They hope representatives of the more than 100 countries present will back a new protocol laying out how sexual violence in conflict zones should be investigated and prosecuted. They say they want to end the “cul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580603022014-06-12T09:18:02.653-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T09:18:02.653-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060302@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:18:02 MDT Blow: Yes, all men must be part of the answer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58016416-82/women-violence-percent-united.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58016416-82/women-violence-percent-united.html.csp">Blow: Yes, all men must be part of the answer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHARLES M. BLOW</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-02T05:57:01.039-06:00">Updated Jun 2, 2014 05:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As I drove my son back to college last week, where he’ll take a summer chemistry course, he said something that struck me: “I believe it’s very important for everyone to be a feminist.” He didn’t say it for effect, to shock or provoke conversation. It was just one of those thoughts that surface on a road trip, a kind of sorting out of life by a son before his father. He explained that he had never truly been aware of the extent of his own male privilege until recently, and that after watching 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> 58016416@www.sltrib.com Mon, 02 Jun 2014 05:57:01 MDT In US and abroad, new focus on anti-women violence http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58011965-68/women-violence-sexual-problem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58011965-68/women-violence-sexual-problem.html.csp">In US and abroad, new focus on anti-women violence</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID CRARY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP National Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-31T19:07:48.631-06:00">Updated May 31, 2014 07:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria. A pregnant Pakistani woman stoned to death by her family for marrying the man she loved. Widespread rape in many war zones. And in California, a murderous rampage by a disturbed young man who had depicted sorority members as a prime target. From across the world, startling reports of violence against women surface week after week. The World Health Organization has declared the problem an epidemic, calculating that one in three women worldwide will expe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580119652014-05-31T19:07:48.631-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-31T19:07:48.631-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58011965@www.sltrib.com Sat, 31 May 2014 19:07:48 MDT