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  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission brought the complaint against Clovis Oncology Inc., of Boulder, and two company executives— CEO Patrick Mahaffy and former chief financial officer Erle Mast, the Daily Camera newspaper reports. In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Denver, federal regulators said Clovis Oncology reported in May 2015 that its...

  • Dick Tracey didn't have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset. Through VR, he rode an elevator to a high-rise atrium that looked so real he fell to his knees.

  • SEOUL, South Korea— The huge civilian entourage Seoul sent to the latest inter-Korean summit includes the third-generation heir of South Korea's largest business group and a Colorado- born pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce." What the civilian delegation will do in North Korea has not been formally announced. The liberal Moon won a special by-election last...

  • DENVER— A regional task force reports that officials eradicated a record number of marijuana plants being grown on Colorado public land in 2017.. The Denver Post reports the number of illegal marijuana plant grows has been increasing since the state began legal recreational marijuana sales in 2014.. Information from: The Denver Post,...

  • DENVER— The U.S. Air Force says it is awarding Lockheed Martin a $7.2 billion contract to build 22 next-generation Global Positioning System satellites. Chip Eschenfelder, a spokesman for Lockheed Martin Space, says the satellites will be built at the company's Waterton campus in the Denver suburb of Littleton. The Air Force says the first GPS IIIF satellite...

  • Cargill Meat Solutions, a division of Minnesota- based agribusiness company Cargill Corp., also agreed to train managers and hourly workers in accommodating Muslim employees' prayer breaks at its Fort Morgan beef processing plant, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said. Hundreds of Somali-Americans work at the plant in Fort Morgan, northeast...

  • The U.S. Interior Department's Royalty Policy Committee agreed on the recommendation Thursday after clearing up an apparent misunderstanding over how much leeway companies would have in determining their bill. The recommendation will be sent to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who will decide whether to begin the formal process of changing the rules.

  • On the brink of crumbling a decade ago, America's financial system was saved by an extraordinary rescue that revived Wall Street and the economy yet did little for individuals who felt duped and left to suffer from the reckless bets of giant banking institutions. Even with the economy roaring this year, 62 percent of Americans say the country is heading in the...

  • But the U.S. Interior Department's Royalty Policy Committee first had to clear up an apparent misunderstanding over how much leeway the companies would have in determining how much they owed. In fiscal year 2017, the government passed out $7.1 billion in royalties on oil, gas and coal extracted from federal lands, federal offshore areas and Native American...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Ohio awarded another round of prizes totaling $2.4 million Wednesday in its global technology challenge seeking scientific breakthroughs to address the U.S. opioid crisis. Ohio Third Frontier Commission Chairman David Goodman, whose high-tech development panel is leading the effort, said since it was launched last fall, the competition has...

  • The Environmental Protection Agency said the changes will save the industry $75 million a year in regulatory costs between 2019 and 2025, while increasing methane emissions. The oil and gas sector is the largest single source of U.S. methane emissions, according to EPA data. Under the new proposal methane gas emissions will increase by a total 380,000 short...

  • *Canada, U.S. resume NAFTA talks amid growing optimism. Aug 29- U.S. stocks rallied on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hitting all-time highs for the fourth session in a row, boosted by a jump in Amazon.com and Alphabet, and on optimism over trade talks between the United States and Canada. Morgan Stanley raised its price targets on Amazon and Google-parent...

  • *American Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines say to stop two routes. DENVER/ SHANGHAI, Aug 21- Two U.S. airlines on Tuesday cut routes between China and the United States, underscoring increasingly tough competition from state-backed Chinese rivals as they aggressively expand their fleets with cut-price tickets. American Airlines, the largest U.S. carrier by...

  • DENVER, Aug 21- American Airlines is cutting a route between Chicago and Shanghai, canceling the second direct flight from the U.S. city to China in four months, because of higher fuel costs and competition, the carrier said on Tuesday. American, the largest U.S. carrier by passengers, cut a flight from Chicago to Beijing in May. Hawaiian Airlines also said on Tuesday...

  • DENVER, Aug 21- Mexico risks losing long-term passenger growth and billions of dollars if it fails to go through with building a new hub in the capital to alleviate congestion, an executive with the International Air Transport Association said on Tuesday. Mexico's incoming government last week postponed a decision on whether to complete a partially...

  • DENVER, Aug 21- United Continental Holdings Inc is eying joint ventures with three Latin American carriers in the near future, but a deal would not immunize the U.S. airline from the "ups and downs" of the region's volatile market, President Scott Kirby said on Tuesday. "I think we will get it done in the not so distant future, but hard to predict an exact time," he said at the...

  • DENVER, CO Aug 20- American Airlines is cutting a route from Chicago to Shanghai, canceling the second direct flight from the U.S. city to China in four months, the carrier said on Tuesday, citing higher fuel costs and a "competitive environment." American, the largest U.S. carrier by passengers, cut a flight from Chicago to Beijing in May. United Airlines President...

  • DENVER, CO Aug 20- American Airlines is cutting a route from Chicago to Shanghai, cancelling the second direct flight from the U.S. city to China in four months, the carrier said on Tuesday, citing higher fuel costs and a "competitive environment." American, the largest U.S. carrier by passengers, cut a flight from Chicago to Beijing in May. But the Chinese market remains...

  • While VF's activity-based outdoor products business saw profit jump 15 percent in the year that ended in March, earnings from jeans slipped nearly 13 percent in the same period, as big outlets including Walmart Inc turned to their own denim brands. "has been the weak link in the portfolio," Jane Hali, head of investment research firm Jane Hali& Associates, said via...

  • Earnings from jeans slipped nearly 13 percent in the same period as big outlets including Walmart Inc increasingly stock their own denim brands. "has been the weak link in the portfolio," Jane Hali, CEO of investment research firm Jane Hali& Associates, said via email. The new VF will have annual revenue of more than $11 billion, compared to just over $2.5 billion for...