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  • SALT LAKE CITY— The owner of a Utah company that administers self-directed retirement accounts has agreed to settlements over the misappropriation of $24 million in clients' funds. Curtis DeYoung accepted liability for repaying $19.8 million plus $3.5 million in interest as part of deals reached with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Firm recalls caramel apples amid listeria fears Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 10:51 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A Missouri firm is recalling its Happy Apple brand caramel apples because of the potential that they could be contaminated with listeria. Happy Apple Co. of Washington, Missouri, said in a statement Wednesday that one of the apple suppliers to its California facility reported that there may be a connection between the listeria outbreak and the...

  • Former Utah TV pitchman ordered back to court Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 4:40 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— A judge is summoning back to court a former Utah TV pitchman accused of kicking an owl in flight while riding his motorized paraglider. Authorities say in court documents filed Tuesday that 45- year-old Dell "Super Dell" Schanze won't allow an inspection of his house to ensure he has no guns, a condition of his release. Federal Judge Brooke Wells...

  • Probe fails to link IRS scandal to White House Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— A House Republican investigation faults senior IRS officials in the mistreatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, but could find no link to the White House, according to a report released Tuesday. Issa has repeatedly clashed with the White House and congressional Democrats over the way the IRS treated tea party and...

  • NEW YORK/ SANTIAGO- A former board member of Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals SA was charged on Monday by U.S. regulators with insider trading on information regarding Abbott Laboratories' $2.9 billion acquisition of CFR earlier this year. Hurtado earned nearly $500,000 in profits, according to the SEC. According to the SEC, Bilbao first learned of Abbott's...

  • Tribes tread carefully into marijuana discussions Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    "Criminal activity is just going to go up more, and drug addiction is going to go up more, and everyone is going to be affected," said Edmund Yazzie, head of the Navajo Nation Council's Law and Order Committee. The split reaction among Navajo leaders reflects divisions on reservations around the country. Bureau of Indian Affairs assistant secretary and member of the...

  • AstraZeneca cancer drug, companion test approved Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— U.S. regulators on Friday granted accelerated approval to the first in a new class of targeted drugs for ovarian cancer, Lynparza from British drugmaker AstraZeneca PLC. The Food and Drug Administration also approved a companion diagnostic test from Myriad Genetics Inc. of Salt Lake City called BRACAnalysis CDx. Richard Pazdur, director of the...

  • Man pleads guilty in airplane groping case Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— A California man accused of groping and sexually propositioning a teenage girl on a flight from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Friday. Hans Loudermilk, 66, of Oceanside, California acknowledged touching the 15- year-old's chin and rubbing her leg on the March flight. Loudermilk was sitting next the girl when he...

  • Judge appoints board to sort out polygamous homes Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 12:34 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— A Utah judge has appointed a board of trustees to sort out the redistribution of more than 700 homes in a polygamous community on the Utah- Arizona border where Warren Jeffs' sect is based. State Judge Denise Lindberg's order Wednesday gives the panel limited power, though. Meanwhile, others are being evicted for refusing to pay $100- a-month...

  • "If people think this is just to raise the flag, it's not going to last long," said Christopher Flensborg, Head of Sustainable Products and Product Development for Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, the Swedish bank that's the world's largest underwriter of green bonds. Green bonds used to come exclusively from AAA-rated organizations like the World Bank; the...

  • ND fines company $687,500 for disposal violations Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    BISMARCK, N.D.— North Dakota regulators assessed a $687,000 fine Wednesday against a Utah company for violating saltwater waste disposal rules. Jack Dalrymple, approved the sanction against Springville, Utah- based Redemption Energy LLC. Lynn Helms, director of the state Department of Mineral Resources, told the commission the company showed "very little...

  • Protections blocked, but sage grouse work goes on Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    BILLINGS, Mont.— U.S. wildlife officials will decide next year whether a wide-ranging Western bird species needs protections even though Congress has blocked such protections from taking effect, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Wednesday. President Barack Obama signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill late Tuesday with a provision that barred money from...

  • WASHINGTON— A Congress that began with bright hopes for immigration legislation is ending in bitter divisions on the issue even as some Republicans warn that the political imperative for acting is stronger than ever for the GOP. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, an author of the comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate last year with bipartisan...

  • Man admits arson in Salt Lake City apartment fire Monday, 15 Dec 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— A Utah electrician pleaded guilty on Monday to starting a fire in February that caused $6 million in damage to an unfinished Salt Lake City apartment building. Dustin Bowman, a 34- year-old from Bountiful, Utah, pleaded guilty to one count of arson as part of a deal with prosecutors. The nighttime blaze in downtown Salt Lake City could be seen for...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The threat of a U.S. government shutdown began to lift on Saturday as Democratic and Republican leaders in the Senate struck a deal for a vote on a $1.1 trillion federal spending bill, ending a dispute fueled by Tea Party firebrand Ted Cruz. A similar situation began unfolding in the Democratic-controlled Senate after Cruz and two other Senate...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 13- The U.S. Senate passed a five-day extension of federal funding on Saturday, staving off a government shutdown and buying lawmakers more time to resolve a fight over a longer, $1.1 trillion spending bill led by Tea Party firebrand Ted Cruz. On Saturday, a similar situation looked to be unfolding in the Democratic-controlled Senate after Cruz...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 9- Executives at the biggest U.S. banks are sharing notes with each other before their next round of tests with federal regulators. Banks are struggling to figure out what exactly the U.S. Federal Reserve is looking for when it conducts its annual "stress tests," which measure how banks will hold up during times of economic turmoil, bank executives,...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, Dec 1- While North America has been gripped by controversy over the Keystone XL pipeline that would ship crude to the United States from the Canadian oil sands, a small Canadian company has been quietly digging in the oil sands of Utah with a secret weapon it thinks may end the environmental argument: citrus. The Calgary- based firm is developing...

  • COLUMN-Oil in Arcadia: John Kemp Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    Some of that crude came from states such as North Dakota, Texas and Alaska, and the rest from foreign suppliers like Canada, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Nigeria. On Saturday, the New York Times published a carefully researched essay chronicling "The Downside of the Boom" about how " North Dakota took on the oversight of a multi-billion dollar oil industry with a...

  • HOUSTON, Nov 13- Oilfield Water Logistics LLC, which transports, treats and disposes of water for energy companies in the U.S. shale oil boom, said on Thursday it bought competitor WestWater Energy, the latest step towards consolidation in the fragmented sector. The acquisition means Dallas- based OWL, a recently formed company backed by a unit of private equity...