WEDNESDAY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/WEDNESDAY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Family says Utah man killed after stepping in front of semi was suicidal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321253-78/semi-front-killed-relatives.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58321253-78/semi-front-killed-relatives.html.csp">Family says Utah man killed after stepping in front of semi was suicidal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T22:55:23.007-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Relatives of a 23-year-old man who was instantly killed after stepping in front of a semi-trailer rig exiting Interstate 15 late Wednesday near Clearfield have told investigators he was suicidal, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. In addition, the relatives said the man, who lived in the area, was suffering from a severe mental illness, the UHP said in a news release. UHP said the man was walking on the ramp heading north to 700 South when the big rig struck him about 10 p.m. Wednesday. Init...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58321253@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:55:23 MDT Rains quell fire threat, but give little to Utah’s water storage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318918-78/utah-rain-state-wednesday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58318918-78/utah-rain-state-wednesday.html.csp">Rains quell fire threat, but give little to Utah’s water storage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T22:09:59.245-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Wet monsoon storms that started in July and are continuing this week have staved off Utah’s wildfire threat, but they have caused serious flash flooding and done little to help the state’s water supply. That’s the word from state officials monitoring the impact of the seasonal storms in very different ways. “Rain in the summer is a nice thing. It keeps people from using water stored in the reservoirs by shutting off their sprinklers when they can, but overall it has a very minimal impact on our ...</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> 58318918@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:09:59 MDT Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58320046-77/soccer-women-colorado-switzerland.html.csp">Sports briefs: U.S. beats Switzerland 4-1 in women’s soccer</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T23:00:59.653-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Women’s soccer • Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night. Carli Lloyd made a penalty kick early in the second half, Christen Press scored in the 77th minute and Abby Wambach got her 168th career score in the 87th. “We knew Switzerland would be a good challenge and we played good, up-tempo soccer,” U.S. coach Jill Ellis said after improving to 2-0-1 since being officially named to the ...</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> 58320046@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:59 MDT Holder offers his personal view on black teen’s death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319499-68/police-ferguson-holder-brown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319499-68/police-ferguson-holder-brown.html.csp">Holder offers his personal view on black teen’s death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Carol D. Leonnig, David Nakamura and Jerry Markon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T21:59:27.776-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ferguson, Mo. • Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. swept into this battle-scarred St. Louis suburb on Wednesday, meeting with community leaders and promising a “thorough and fair” federal inquiry into the police shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. Before going into an investigative briefing at the local FBI headquarters, Holder said the Justice Department had assembled “very experienced” prosecutors and agents to determine whether 18-year-old Michael Brown’s civil rights were violated wh...</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> 58319499@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:59:27 MDT Germany and Italy to arm Kurds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319183-68/islamic-state-iraq-militants.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58319183-68/islamic-state-iraq-militants.html.csp">Germany and Italy to arm Kurds</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Birgit Jennen </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Glen Carey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T20:20:02.046-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 08:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government Wednesday cleared the way for Germany to supply Iraqis with weapons to fight Islamic State militants, dropping a post-World War II taboo on arms shipments to conflict areas. Germany’s reversal of its postwar arms doctrine reflects the revulsion felt across Europe at the brutal advance by Islamist fighters in Iraq. It also shows governments’ determination to halt the violence perpetrated by Islamic State from spilling back into Europe’s heartland. H...</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> 58319183@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:20:02 MDT Ogden motorcyclist critical, hit-and-run driver sought http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317197-78/motorcyclist-critical-condition-driver.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317197-78/motorcyclist-critical-condition-driver.html.csp">Ogden motorcyclist critical, hit-and-run driver sought</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T11:51:16.026-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 11:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ogden police on Wednesday asked for the public’s help in locating a hit-and-run driver who left a motorcyclist in critical condition. Police Lt. Tim Scott said no arrests had been made or suspects identified in the 10 p.m. Tuesday incident at 1000 N. Washington Blvd., where a northbound vehicle described only as a white hatchback car struck the motorcyclist and drove away. The unidentified motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, remained hospitalized in critical condition Wednesday. Anyone w...</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> 58317197@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:51:16 MDT Marriage was ‘good and bad,’ testifies Utah man accused of killing wife http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317141-78/scott-tracy-testified-wife.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317141-78/scott-tracy-testified-wife.html.csp">Marriage was ‘good and bad,’ testifies Utah man accused of killing wife</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="2014-08-21T20:04:08.572-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 08:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • Between sobs, Tracy A. Scott told a jury Wednesday about how he stood in front of his wife one March night, raised a gun, and shot and killed her. “I snapped,” Scott testified during the second day of his murder trial. “I just seen red. I went storming in [to the bedroom], she’s laying on the bed, and she’s got her cellphone [camera] pointed at me.” Scott testified that he reached down, grabbed a gun off the floor and cocked it. “Then I’m standing there, with the gun in my hand, pointed ...</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> 58317141@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 20:04:08 MDT NFL: Ex-BYU star Ansah getting ready to for Lions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58294527-77/ansah-fairley-lions-caldwell.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58294527-77/ansah-fairley-lions-caldwell.html.csp">NFL: Ex-BYU star Ansah getting ready to for Lions</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:22.773-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Allen Park, Mich. • There’s a bit of turmoil on the inside of the Detroit Lions’ defensive line. But the Lions are close to getting some stability back elsewhere. Ezekiel Ansah did not take part in contact drills Wednesday afternoon, a day after he was moved off the physically-unable-to-perform list. The Lions plan to ease him in gradually after he underwent offseason shoulder surgery. Coach Jim Caldwell ruled him out for Friday’s exhibition game at Oakland, but doesn’t think Ansah will have muc...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582945272014-08-13T22:42:22.773-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:22.773-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58294527@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:22 MDT Ex-teacher to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing his students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293389-78/bowen-teacher-charges-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293389-78/bowen-teacher-charges-court.html.csp">Ex-teacher to stand trial on charges of sexually abusing his students</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="2014-08-15T21:49:15.728-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A former Kamas middle school teacher accused of sexually abusing his students was ordered to stand trial Wednesday. Rory Bowen, 36, faces four counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child — a first-degree felony punishable by up to life in prison — in the alleged assault of four 12- and 13-year-old girls in Bowen’s former math class. Bowen will enter a plea next month at an arraignment scheduled for Sept. 8 in Park City before 3rd District Judge Todd Shaughnessy. According to court documents, ...</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> 58293389@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:49:15 MDT West Valley City police find missing 6-year-old boy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293893-78/police-valley-west-kip.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58293893-78/police-valley-west-kip.html.csp">West Valley City police find missing 6-year-old boy</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="2014-08-13T16:46:22.387-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Police have found a 6-year-old boy who disappeared in West Valley City earlier Wednesday. Kip Phillips was found safe at a neighbor’s home. Police began searching Wednesday afternoon, when the child was reported missing. ealberty@sltrib.com</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> 58293893@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:46:22 MDT Macy’s quarterly profit falls short; sales outlook cut http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292339-79/macy-percent-quarter-sales.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292339-79/macy-percent-quarter-sales.html.csp">Macy’s quarterly profit falls short; sales outlook cut</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T15:51:45.696-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 03:51PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Macy’s Inc. reported a 4 percent profit increase in its fiscal second quarter as business rebounded from slow sales earlier in the year. But the department store chain cut its full-year outlook for a key sales measure, saying Wednesday it couldn’t make up the sales shortfall from the first quarter, when winter storms kept shoppers at home. Shares of Macy’s tumbled nearly 5 percent, or $2.83, to $56.93 in trading Wednesday. Macy’s, a standout among its peers throughout the economic rec...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582923392014-08-13T15:51:45.696-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T15:51:45.696-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292339@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:51:45 MDT Utah football notes: Utes lose standout CB Porter for the season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58292791-59/whittingham-wednesday-defensive-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/utahsports/58292791-59/whittingham-wednesday-defensive-utah.html.csp">Utah football notes: Utes lose standout CB Porter for the season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Piper</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:47:44.183-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A team can’t win a scrimmage against itself, but it can lose. After a relatively injury-free first week, Kyle Whittingham announced Wednesday that sophomore Reginald Porter will miss the year with a knee injury sustained in Tuesday’s scrimmage. “We didn’t think much of it when it happened,” he said. “He didn’t think much of it. Looked good from an initial exam, but upon further examination, he’s done for the season.” Porter was most recently listed as a co-starter with senior Davion Orphey, and...</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> 58292791@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:47:44 MDT Utah forecast: Flash Flood Watch for entire state http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58291861-78/utah-com-weather-forecast.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58291861-78/utah-com-weather-forecast.html.csp">Utah forecast: Flash Flood Watch for entire state</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T07:54:46.863-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 07:54AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Flash Flood Watch was in effect for the entire state through late Wednesday night, with Utah’s slot canyons, normally dry washes, fire-denuded mountain slopes and urban areas with poor drainage all at risk. OK, so that’s the bad news. The better news, the National Weather Service says, is that a drying southwest air flow should strengthen late Thursday, eventually driving away rain clouds as the weekend approaches. But first, the region had to get past thunderstorms and rain showers, occasiona...</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> 58291861@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:54:46 MDT Scout rescue underway in northern Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292502-78/scout-county-duchesne-dispatch.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58292502-78/scout-county-duchesne-dispatch.html.csp">Scout rescue underway in northern 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="2014-08-14T08:50:47.833-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 08:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Boy Scout who was lost Wednesday in northern Utah’s Duchesne County was rescued by a helicopter. A Department of Public Safety rescue helicopter retrieved the scout and was bringing him to safety Wednesday afternoon, according to Duchesne County dispatch. The scout was lost near Yellowstone Canyon on the south slope of the Uinta Mountains. The scout was uninjured, dispatch said. The Tribune will update this story as details become available. hstevens@sltrib.com Twitter: @Harry_Stevens</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> 58292502@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:50:47 MDT Hamas, Israel OK five-day cease-fire http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292208-68/israel-gaza-hamas-palestinian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58292208-68/israel-gaza-hamas-palestinian.html.csp">Hamas, Israel OK five-day cease-fire</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and TIA GOLDENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T18:37:06.023-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 06:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • Israel and Hamas agreed to extend a temporary cease-fire for five days, Egyptian and Palestinian officials announced Wednesday, permitting the sides to continue to negotiate a substantive deal to end the war in Gaza. Yet even as the extension was announced just minutes before a previous truce was set to expire at midnight, violence spiked, with Palestinian militants firing five rockets at Israel and Israel targeting sites across the Gaza Strip in response. It was not clear if the fighti...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582922082014-08-13T18:37:06.023-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T18:37:06.023-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292208@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:37:06 MDT Soccer: MLS All-Stars defeat Bayern Munich, 2-1. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58269909-77/rimando-bayern-donovan-forward.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58269909-77/rimando-bayern-donovan-forward.html.csp">Soccer: MLS All-Stars defeat Bayern Munich, 2-1.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Gjurgevich</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T09:46:05.051-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 09:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Portland, Ore. • Nick Rimando said it felt great to represent Real Salt Lake in Wednesday’s Major League Soccer All-Star game. But to leave with a win against German powerhouse Bayern Munich in front of 21,733 fans? “The boys are happy,” Rimando said amid a lively locker room after the MLS All-Stars rallied for a 2-1 victory over Bayern at Providence Park. “You get a lot of energy and buzz about the game, especially in front of Portland Timbers fans. It was a good environment and an even better ...</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> 58269909@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 09:46:05 MDT Milbank: Ebola-infected coverage of Africa summit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272085-82/ebola-africa-african-summit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58272085-82/ebola-africa-african-summit.html.csp">Milbank: Ebola-infected coverage of Africa summit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T12:27:01.594-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 12:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • Ebola was not supposed to have a prominent place on the agenda for this week’s Africa summit. But it keeps infecting the discussion. Forty African heads of state visited Washington this week, snarling traffic as the Obama administration highlights what it describes as “one of the world’s most dynamic and fastest-growing regions.” But it’s difficult to keep the focus on foreign direct investment and electric transmission when there is a HEMORRHAGIC FEVER spreading OUT OF CONTROL! It’...</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> 58272085@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:27:01 MDT Russian troops mass on border as Ukraine army encircles rebel city http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269530-68/ukraine-russia-russian-ukrainian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269530-68/ukraine-russia-russian-ukrainian.html.csp">Russian troops mass on border as Ukraine army encircles rebel city</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YURAS KARMANAU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T21:28:59.993-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 09:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Donetsk, Ukraine • The steadily advancing Ukrainian army is setting its sights on the largest rebel-held city in eastern Ukraine, while Western officials on Wednesday warned that a Russian military buildup on Ukraine’s border could herald a major incursion to protect the separatists. President Vladimir Putin has resisted mounting pressure from Russian nationalists to send the army in to back the mutiny in eastern Ukraine. Even though the U.S. and NATO would be unlikely to respond militarily, th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582695302014-08-06T21:28:59.993-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T21:28:59.993-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58269530@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:28:59 MDT Who gets experimental Ebola drug? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269034-68/ebola-drug-health-experimental.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58269034-68/ebola-drug-health-experimental.html.csp">Who gets experimental Ebola drug?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LAURAN NEERGAARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T19:06:02.354-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 07:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The use of an experimental drug to treat two Americans diagnosed with Ebola is raising ethical questions about who gets first access to unproven new therapies for the deadly disease. But some health experts fear debate over extremely limited doses will distract from tried-and-true measures to curb the growing outbreak — things like more rapidly identifying and isolating the sick. The World Health Organization is convening a meeting of medical ethicists next week to examine what it ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582690342014-08-06T19:06:02.354-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T19:06:02.354-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58269034@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:06:02 MDT Medical condition forces BYU hoops signee Emery's early mission release http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58269271-65/emery-outlet-thoracic-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/byusports/58269271-65/emery-outlet-thoracic-medical.html.csp">Medical condition forces BYU hoops signee Emery's early mission release</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="2014-08-07T10:11:45.517-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nick Emery, the former Lone Peak High basketball star who signed with BYU in 2013 prior to an LDS Church mission to Germany, is returning home due to a medical condition that likely requires surgery. Emery’s brother, former BYU star Jackson Emery, posted on Twitter that Nick is coming home Wednesday night from Frankfurt, Germany. Also, Emery’s Facebook page posted this explanation Wednesday evening: “Elder Emery has recently been dealing with worsening conditions of thoracic outlet syndrome. He ...</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> 58269271@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:11:45 MDT