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  • NEW YORK, Aug 23- Mark VenHuizen, the comptroller of a family business which sells parts for boat engines in Florida, says he has complained three times to Worldpay Inc since 2016 for tacking on extra fees to process his customers' credit and debit card payments without clearly telling him about it. The first two times when he complained after noticing larger costs...

  • Aug 22- Walmart Inc has sued Tesla Inc, accusing it of "years of gross negligence and failure to live up to industry standards" that led to several fires at its stores with Tesla solar systems. Tesla solar panels cause fires at Walmart stores in Long Beach, California, Milpitas, California and Lakeside, Colorado. Walmart stores in Beavercreek, Ohio, Denton, Maryland and...

  • Democratic presidential candidate former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks at the National Forum on Wages and Working People: Creating an Economy That Works for All at Enclave on April 27, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he will challenge Republican incumbent Cory Gardner for his Senate seat.

  • ASPEN, Colo./ WASHINGTON, Aug 20- The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it moves forward with a broad investigation into major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday. Delrahim said at a tech conference in Colorado the government is looking at previously...

  • Aug 19- Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said it suspended 936 accounts and the operations appeared to be a coordinated state-backed effort originating in China. The Hong Kong protests, which have...

  • Profit margins for packers such as Tyson, Cargill Inc and JBS USA soared to $344 per head of cattle slaughtered, up from $153 a week ago before the fire and above the previous record of $308, according to Denver- based livestock marketing advisory service HedgersEdge.com. Margins increased as prices for choice cuts of beef shipped to wholesale buyers in large...

  • John Hickenlooper, former governor of Colorado and 2020 presidential candidate, pauses while speaking during the Progress Iowa Corn Feed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S., on Sunday, July 14, 2019.

    Colorado Democrats have been urging Hickenlooper to join the state's U.S. Senate race, where Democrats are attempting to unseat Republican incumbent Cory Gardner.

  • DENVER, Aug 13- OPEC and U.S. shale producers should reduce crude shipments into an oversupplied market, Continental Resources Chief Executive Harold Hamm said on Tuesday. In comments that touched on oil demand, U.S. trade with China, and hedging, Hamm said at the EnerCom energy conference in Denver that he expected OPEC and its allies to further cut output.

  • DENVER, Aug 12- Occidental Petroleum Corp expects to quickly reduce the $40 billion in debt it took on with its purchase of Anadarko Petroleum, the company's finance chief said on Monday. Cedric Burgher, in his first public remarks since the $38 billion acquisition closed last week, told an EnerCom energy conference audience, the resulting debt burden was "not too...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 12- U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 85,000 barrels per day in September, to a record 8.77 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecast in its monthly drilling productivity report on Monday. The largest change is expected in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, where output is seen...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 12- U.S. oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by 85,000 barrels per day in September, to a record 8.77 million bpd, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said in its monthly drilling productivity report on Monday. The largest change is forecast in the Permian Basin of Texas and New Mexico, where output is expected to...

  • CHICAGO, Aug 8- U.S. farm incomes in the Midwest and Mid-Southern states declined yet again in the second quarter of 2019, as record floods devastated a wide swath of the Farm Belt, according to banker surveys released on Thursday by the Federal Reserve Banks of St. Louis and Kansas City. Louis Fed said the second quarter marked the 22nd consecutive quarter for farm...

  • U.S. uranium mining firms, as well as more than two dozen western state lawmakers, have argued that nuclear generators rely heavily on adversaries such as Russia, China and Kazakhstan for uranium supply from their state-owned companies, who flood the market. Ur-Energy, which operates the Lost Creek uranium facility in south-central Wyoming, said it "can no...

  • Aug 1- A natural gas line erupted in a ball of flames that could be seen for miles over a residential community in rural Kentucky on Thursday, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The blast, in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, was the second so far this year on Canadian energy company Enbridge Inc's Texas...

  • Aug 1- A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion, in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, shut a natural gas pipeline operated by Canadian energy firm Enbridge Inc,...

  • Aug 1- A gas line explosion shortly after midnight on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said. The explosion in Moreland, a community about 40 miles south of Lexington, was on a natural gas pipeline operated by Canadian energy...

  • TORONTO, July 31- Grocery chain Sobeys Inc, owned by Empire Co, will eliminate all plastic bags from its stores within six months, becoming the first Canadian grocer to end use of plastic bags, the company said on Wednesday. "So many of our customers and our employees have told us loud and clear- they want us to use less plastic- and we agree with them," Michael Medline,...

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- Colorado and major automakers said on Monday they have reached a deal on the state's plan to adopt California's zero-emission vehicle requirements after earlier talks had ended without a deal. The state, which plans to join the California program starting in the 2023 model year, has agreed to allow automakers to earn credits for selling...

  • Shares dropped 3.4% to $37.98 at 1:44 p.m. in New York. "Goldcorp had really cut back to zero its spend on exploration a few years ago, when the gold price turned down," Chief Executive Officer Gary Goldberg, who will be replaced by President Tom Palmer on Oct. 1, said in an interview. The Denver- based company said it expects attributable gold production of 6.5 million...

  • Regional factory growth remained basically flat this month, and a number of firms noted increased uncertainty because of trade concerns and weaker domestic demand, Kansas City Fed economist Chad Wilkerson said in a statement. The Kansas City Fed serves Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Wyoming, and parts of Missouri and New Mexico.