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  • Roller skating in Bryce Canyon National Park.

    Utah is known for winter skiing, but upscale resorts — with wellness spas, health menus and national parks at their doorsteps — are attracting all sorts of travelers in the off-season.

  • WILMINGTON, Del., Feb 18- The Boy Scouts of America said on Tuesday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid a flood of lawsuits over allegations of child sexual abuse stretching back decades. Paul Mones, who represents hundreds of men who claim they were abused as scouts, told Reuters: "The bankruptcy is being filed as a result of decades of concealing abuse by the...

  • The administration's action last week came in response to New York's passage last June of a so-called Green Light law allowing illegal immigrants to apply for driver's licenses and limiting federal immigration authorities from accessing records from the state's Department of Motor Vehicles. State officials called the ban a "punitive measure intended to...

  • Feb 6- The U.S. Interior Department on Thursday finalized land use plans for two Utah national monuments that President Donald Trump shrank soon after taking office, a move environmental groups said would leave cultural sites vulnerable to destruction and boost development in pristine wilderness. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management proceeded with the plans...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- State attorneys general investigating Alphabet Inc's Google unit met on Tuesday with U.S. Justice Department officials to coordinate efforts to probe the search and advertising giant, officials told Reuters. The attorneys general of Texas, Utah and Nebraska were among those in attendance. The Justice Department said in a statement that the...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- A group of U.S. institutional investors urged energy, timber and mining companies on Wednesday not to take advantage of Trump administration rollbacks of environmental regulations, such as moving operations into public lands that are being opened up. President Donald Trump has rolled back some protections on public lands including in...

  • Jan 16- Bank of America Private Bank, formerly U.S. Trust, is doubling down on efforts to court more business from the country's wealthiest individuals, an executive told Reuters. Bank of America bought U.S. Trust, a storied firm that once handled money for families like the Astors, in 2007 in a deal that vaulted the bank to top of the U.S. private banking rankings with...

  • LONDON, Dec 4- Copper rose on Wednesday on reports of progress towards an initial U.S.- China trade deal, though gains were capped by scepticism in some quarters. Bloomberg reported that the United States and China were moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs to be rolled back in a "phase one" trade deal and U.S. "We are seeing a short rebound in some metals...

  • LONDON, Dec 4- Copper rose on Wednesday on reports of progress towards a phase one deal in U.S.- China trade negotiations but expectations that a near-term agreement will not be struck quickly kept a lid on gains. Bloomberg reported that the United States and China were moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs to be rolled back in a phase one trade deal.

  • MANILA, Dec 4- Nickel prices slid on Wednesday, with the Shanghai benchmark hitting its lowest in more than four months, on concerns that an expanded and longer trade war may dent demand for the key ingredient in stainless steel and electric vehicle batteries. After announcing tariffs on steel and aluminium from Argentina and Brazil and threatening duties on...

  • MANILA, Dec 4- Nickel prices slid on Wednesday, with the Shanghai benchmark hitting its lowest in more than four months, as the metal extended losses on lingering concerns over global tariffs and dimming hopes for a preliminary U.S.- China trade deal. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday a trade deal with China might have to wait until after the U.S....

  • Dec 3- Rio Tinto Plc said on Tuesday it would spend $1.5 billion to expand its Kennecott copper mine in Utah, part of a growing trend by miners to invest in strategic mineral projects across the United States. We like the U.S., "Rio Chief Executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques said in an interview. President Donald Trump has moved to cut mining regulations since taking...

  • Scott Glenn is in charge of asset protection for Home Depot.

    Home Depot and other retailers have seen an increase of theft at their stores. This is not shoplifting, it's a bigger problem.

  • Nov 20- Vouch Insurance, a platform offering business insurance for startups, said on Wednesday that it raised $45 million and would expand into California. Silicon Valley startups increasingly are offering services to other young companies, from human resources to start-up-focused credit cards. The company's co-founder and CEO, Sam Hodges, said that Vouch,...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- The leader the Navajo Nation said it would offer no financial backing for a deal under which a tribal energy company recently bought three coal mines, citing the tenuous future of coal and the tribe's desire to expand its use of renewable energy. The Navajo Transitional Energy Company, wholly owned by the Navajo Nation, purchased coal mines in...

  • LOS ANGELES, Nov 10,- In a surprise box office win, Roland Emmerich's World War II epic "Midway" took down the competition in North America to land in first place with $17.5 million. Heading into the weekend, Warner Bros.' Stephen King adaptation "Doctor Sleep" was widely expected to take the top prize, but the R-rated sequel to 1980' s "The Shining" debuted at No. 2 with a...

  • Nov 8- Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday said he is considering entering the race for the 2020 U.S. He did not divest himself of holdings in Bloomberg LP. Unlike earlier presidents, President Donald Trump has maintained ownership of his real estate company, the Trump Organization, in an arrangement that watchdogs say poses conflicts of...

  • Senator Mitt Romney, a Republican from Utah, listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing regarding Iran-U.S. relations on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

    "In my view, it's time for me to stay silent on impeachment until the process is complete," the Utah Republican senator says.

  • The Addams Family Mansion

    CNBC picks out some of the best places with ghoulish histories and scary stories to guarantee any visitor a terrible night's sleep this Halloween.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 28- Major automakers are siding with the Trump administration in its bid to bar California from setting its own fuel efficiency rules or zero-emission requirements for vehicles, the companies said in a filing with a U.S. appeals court late on Monday. The move by firms including General Motors Co, Toyota Motor Corp, Hyundai Motor Co, and Fiat...