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  • June 23- A U.S. judge in Wyoming on Tuesday granted a request by four states and several energy industry groups to temporarily stop new federal rules on hydraulic fracturing on public lands from taking effect on Wednesday. IPAA and the Western Energy Alliance were joined by Colorado, Wyoming, North Dakota and Utah in seeking to stop the new rules from taking...

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Significantly more Americans are using electronic-cigarettes and other vaporizing devices than a year ago, but most of those consumers are also smoking conventional cigarettes, according to a new Reuters/ Ipsos poll. The findings support evidence that smokers are using both traditional tobacco products and e-cigarettes to deliver...

  • NEW YORK, June 10- Significantly more Americans are using electronic-cigarettes and other vaporizing devices than a year ago, but most of those consumers are also smoking conventional cigarettes, according to a new Reuters/ Ipsos poll. The findings support evidence that smokers are using both traditional tobacco products and e-cigarettes to deliver...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 9- Following up on its earlier pledge to spend $300 million over the next five years to improve diversity, Intel Corp promised more on Tuesday, this time to back companies with women and minorities in leadership roles. Some of that sum will overlap with the previously announced $300 million, Intel said. Like all the companies backed by the fund,...

  • How much money people are dropping on weddings Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 12:07 PM ET
    Wedding couple bride groom

    With wedding prices rising, location and timing can become even bigger factors on how much that fairy tale wedding will cost you.

  • June 3- Stock Building Supply Holdings Inc and fellow construction materials supplier Building Materials Holding Corp said they would combine to expand in the fast-growing south and west regions in the United States. BMC's shareholders will receive 0.5231 new shares of Stock Building Supply for each share held and own about 60 percent of the merged entity,...

  • Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 12:56 AM ET
    Construction trailers sit in front of the new National Security Agency (NSA) data center June 10, 2013 in Bluffdale, Utah.

    The NSA lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after Senator Rand Paul stood in the way of the program.

  • Only high-income households have managed to build significant savings, and the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College says 52 percent of today's working-age households face the shock of declining living standards in retirement. "If you have a dollar to spend on retirement security, it's much better to spend it on Social Security than by spreading...

  • Genealogy site Ancestry.com explores sale: Sources Thursday, 21 May 2015 | 8:17 AM ET
    A detail from the ancestry.com home page

    Ancestry.com is exploring a sale that could value it at between $2.5 billion and $3 billion, including debt.

  • May 20- Ancestry.com LLC, the world's largest family history website helping users trace their heritage is exploring a sale that could value it at between $2.5 billion and $3 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Permira Advisers LLC, the buyout firm that owns most of privately held Ancestry, has hired investment banks to run an...

  • LOS ANGELES, May 18- Nearly six million people with disabilities may benefit from new tax-free savings plans approved by Congress last year, but the accounts may not be as helpful or available as quickly as originally promised. After a decade of lobbying by disability advocates, Congress passed The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act in the final hour before...

  • Tesoro cancels Utah crude pipeline project Monday, 11 May 2015 | 6:15 PM ET

    HOUSTON, May 11- Tesoro Corp has canceled a crude pipeline project in Utah because of low oil prices and economic challenges, the company said on Monday. Tesoro had proposed the pipeline to move black waxy crude produced in Utah's Uinta Basin to Salt Lake City- area refineries. Tesoro recently finished the second phase of a $275 million conversion project at its...

  • Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican who heads the Senate Finance Committee, said he wanted the "fast-track" trade legislation to pass the full Senate in its original form. Hatch also aimed to strip out an amendment passed by the Senate panel which would disqualify trade deals with countries deemed soft on human trafficking from the special procedures designed to...

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- If the U.S. Supreme Court blows up the tax subsidies at the heart of Obamacare in June, Republicans hope to deliver on their promise to offer an alternative healthcare plan. Two front-running Republican options at an early stage in Congress include a refundable tax credit that experts say is virtually the same thing as the Obamacare tax...

  • Oops! Man wears polo shirt to Obama meeting Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    President Barack Obama participates in a roundtable about clean energy, Friday, April 3, 2015, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. Seated with the president starting with the president and going clockwise are: Obama, Judy Fisher, Marvin Lance Futch, Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, Harry "Buddy" Briesmaster III, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Michelle Fisher. Thaniel Bishop and Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker are also at the table but not shown.

    An employee of a solar company in Utah attended an impromptu meeting with President Obama while wearing a polo shirt.

  • HILL AIR FORCE BASE, April 3- President Barack Obama on Friday unveiled an expansion of U.S. government efforts to train military veterans for jobs in the solar power industry during a visit to Utah. The Department of Defense plans to have "Solar Ready Vets" programs at 10 bases across the country to train military members who are returning to civilian life for...

  • Tech's pro-gay stance collides with gender problem Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 4:08 PM ET
    Tug of War

    Can the tech industry simultaneously oppose anti-gay discrimination and be a cozy boys club that itself discriminates against women?

  • US pharmacist group moves to block execution drugs Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 6:44 PM ET
    Hypodermic needle filled from vial

    A national pharmacists' group has adopted a policy discouraging its members from providing death-penalty drugs.

  • Some on Wall Street are even talking about an earnings recession. Wall Street analysts currently estimate earnings growth of 1.3 percent for 2015, down from a forecast of 8.1 percent at the beginning of the year, according to Thomson Reuters data. Nearly one-fifth of S&P 500 companies have warned on earnings for the first quarter, with at least 49 companies...

  • Native tribes debate entering legal pot business Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 1:31 PM ET
    Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park in southeastern Utah.

    Many Native American tribes are grappling with the idea of growing marijuana on reservation land.