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  • WASHINGTON/ BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug 19- President Donald Trump's ouster of chief strategist Steve Bannon is unlikely to mark the abandonment of the administration's "America First" agenda that has unnerved investors and trade partners and split the White House into nationalist and globalist camps. Bannon can now do more to further conservative causes because "...

  • NEW YORK— Taylor Swift had a "blank space, baby" across social media Friday— and Swifties went wild. In addition to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, her website went dark and the hashtag "TS6IsComing"— as in her sixth studio album— trended worldwide. All of this comes days after federal jurors in Denver found a former radio host, David Mueller, assaulted and...

  • MIDWAY CITY, Calif.— Vernon Poling was 44 years old when he finally got a home of his own. The Iraq War veteran was medically discharged from the Army in 2014, had to quit his trucking job for medical reasons, and found himself living out of his pickup last year in Orange County, a sprawling area of Southern California known for beaches, Disneyland and high housing...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 15- Denver City Council approved on Tuesday a $1.8 billion public-private partnership project to redesign the Jeppesen Terminal of Denver International Airport, the latest airport to use this financing structure for redevelopment. P3s, which are more commonly used in Europe, Australia and Canada, are typically made up of a private consortium of...

  • The ruling could broaden the rules governing such exemptions and force the EPA to grant more of them under the Renewable Fuel Standard program, which requires that refiners blend biofuels like ethanol into their fuel pool or buy credits from those who do. The EPA ruled that Sinclair did not qualify for a hardship waiver for small refiners, with capacity of less...

  • The ruling could potentially broaden the rules governing such exemptions, forcing the EPA to grant more in future years under the controversial Renewable Fuel Standard program. The EPA ruled Sinclair did not qualify for an exemption under the policy's hardship waiver for small refiners as the company's two Wyoming plants were profitable and would not be...

  • NEW ALBANY, Ohio— Facebook will invest $750 million in a new data center in central Ohio, the company announced Tuesday— marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector. John Kasich and a host of other dignitaries to announce its 10th data center will be on a 345- acre site in New Albany, just northeast of Columbus. Rachel Peterson, the company's...

  • The singer-songwriter tops Forbes' annual list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities with $170 million.

    A jury found that a former DJ assaulted and battered Taylor Swift by groping her, and awarded her the symbolic $1 in damages she had sought.

  • PORTLAND, Ore.— Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its verdant, wet forests made it an ideal place for growing the drug, which often ended up being funneled out of the state for big money. Now, officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is putting America's multibillion-dollar marijuana...

  • LANCASTER, Pa.— Pennsylvania utility regulators are making a big to-do over Timm Wenger's tuk-tuk. The 48- year-old entrepreneur wants to use his three-wheeled, open-sided electric shuttle to offer sightseeing tours of Lancaster, the urban core of a region best known for its undulating farms, horse-drawn buggies and large Amish population.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 11- Amazon.com Inc is exploring a technology first developed for the U.S. military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion U.S. grocery business. It could also complement Amazon's planned $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc and Amazon's checkout-free...

  • DENVER— Taylor Swift testifies "it was a definite grab.

  • DENVER _ Royal Gold Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $20 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 33 cents per share. Royal Gold shares have increased 34 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 9- The hype is fading for coding "boot camps," for-profit U.S. schools offering graduates entry into the lucrative world of software development. Two pioneers in the sector, San Francisco's Dev Bootcamp and The Iron Yard of Greenville, South Carolina, announced in July that they are being shut down by their corporate parents.

  • DALLAS— Chipotle has temporarily closed a Dallas location where a diner posted video of rodents inside the restaurant. A spokeswoman for Chipotle said Wednesday that the restaurant will remain closed while the company thoroughly checks out the 100- year-old building in Dallas' West End neighborhood. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.' s stock has lost about a third...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, August 9- The hype is fading. Two pioneers in the sector, San Francisco's Dev Bootcamp and The Iron Yard of Greenville, South Carolina, announced in July that they are being shut down by their corporate parents. Others, including market leaders like General Assembly, a New York firm that has raised $120 million in venture capital, are shifting their...

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Allstate Insurance Co. announced on Wednesday plans to more than double its North Carolina workforce by expanding in the Charlotte area, investing more than $22 million and creating 2,250 new jobs by 2020.. Roy Cooper and leaders of the nation's largest publicly-traded personal insurance company were joined by local leaders in announcing...

  • DENVER _ Hallador Energy Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $389,000. Hallador Energy shares have dropped 27 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Hallador Energy, Earnings Report.

  • DENVER _ Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $93.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Denver- based company said it had profit of $1.67 per share. Keywords: Bonanza Creek Energy, Earnings Report.

  • DENVER _ Cimarex Energy Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $97.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 28 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 95 cents per share. Thirty-one analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $443.5 million.