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By Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, The Associated Press LONDON – Khalid Masood, who attacked Britain’s Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao, London’s top counterterror officer said Friday. Mark Rowley revealed the name in a briefing outside Scotland Yard in which he also announced two more “significant” arrests had been made. That brings the total number of people in custody for the Wednesday attack to nine. “We remain keen to hear fr…
03.24 / 10:49
growingdenver.com
Let’s just say up front that U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner’s idea to move the Bureau of Land Management’s headquarters from Washington, D.C. to Grand Junction is as brilliant as it is unlikely to come to…
03.24 / 10:45
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Colorado has a mandate for automobile insurance. A vehicle owner in Colorado must carry certain minimum levels of automobile insurance. Any person who merely drives a car in Colorado (even out-of-state drivers) must maintain and show proof of minimum levels of insurance or suffer the…
03.24 / 10:45
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Are they lying, or just being economical with the truth? Did that fall off the back of a truck, or was it stolen? Does he need more time with the family, or was he fired? Was the animal put to sleep, or…
03.24 / 10:45
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When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:22
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Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:22
kvnf.org
When the Food and Drug Administration created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report , released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for. The FDA initiative, which was cre…
03.24 / 10:21
kawc.org
Uber is in crisis. This week the president resigned, after just six months on the job. Morale has been shaken, following a damning account of sexual harassment. The board of directors is so concerned about the CEO's ability to lead, they're looking for a No. 2 to help steer the company. And now — in a curious plot twist — media mogul Arianna Huffington is emerging as chief of Uber's campaign for culture change. The company decided to hold a conference call on Tuesday with reporters. Huf…
03.24 / 10:21
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Louisville's troubled La Revolución closed its doors abruptly this week as federal agencies seized the property following months of tax issues, marking the latest downtown eatery to shutter in the last several …
By Frank Jordans, The Associated Press BERLIN – Scientists in Germany flipped the switch Thursday on what’s being described as “the world’s largest artificial sun,” a device they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuels. The giant honeycomb-like setup of 149 spotlights — officially known as “Synlight” — in Juelich, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Cologne, uses xenon short-arc lamps normally found in cinemas to simulate natural sunlight that&#…
03.24 / 09:41
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Oh people: it's been one of those weeks again. The focus on immigration continues, as the government promises to punish sanctuary cities and cities that have chosen not to do ICE's work for it by detaining undocumented immigrants until that agency can collect them for deportation. A number of police departments, including the LAPD, have indicated widespread fear of deportation in immigrant communities has had deleterious effects on how the police do their jobs. Stories like this one just…
03.24 / 09:13
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — A Texas college student stranded for five days near the Grand Canyon says she was making farewell videos for her family as she grew desperate for help. Arizona authorities say 24-year-old Amber VanHecke was well-equipped and did everything right after getting lost in a remote area during a solo road trip. VanHecke said in a Facebook post that she was heading to a hiking trail but was led astray by her maps app and wound up in ... The post Student stranded for 5 days near …
03.24 / 08:35
growingdenver.com
Oh people: it's been one of those weeks again. The focus on immigration continues, as the government promises to punish sanctuary cities and cities that have chosen not to do ICE's work for it by detaining undocumented immigrants until that agency can collect them for deportation. A number of police departments, including the LAPD, have indicated widespread fear of deportation in immigrant communities has had deleterious effects on how the police do their jobs. Stories like this one just…
03.24 / 08:09
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AURORA | Back at full strength with the return of some swimmers who missed last weekend's Coaches Invitational for a Sectional meet, Smoky Hill posted a 113-73 Centennial League dual meet victory at Grandview Thursday. The post Boys Swimming: Smoky Hill swims to 40-point Centennial League dual meet win at Grandview appeared first on Aurora…
03.24 / 07:53
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Rep. Covarrubias: There's not time... to find out who is a citizen and who is…
03.24 / 07:53
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By Brian Witte, The Associated Press BETHESDA, Md. – A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped in a bathroom there by two classmates, including one who authorities said came to the U.S. illegally from Central America. Protesters on both sides of the debate converged on a nearby elementary school Thursday during a visit by U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. And the White House has weighed in, saying ... The p…
03.24 / 07:31
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By Joel Achenbach, Dan Keating, The Washington Post Sickness and early death in the white working class could be rooted in poor job prospects for less-educated young people as they first enter the labor market, a situation that compounds over time through family dysfunction, social isolation, addiction, obesity and other pathologies, according to a study published Thursday by two prominent economists. Anne Case and Angus Deaton garnered national headlines in 2015 when they reported that…
03.24 / 07:31
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By Joel Achenbach, Dan Keating, The Washington Post Sickness and early death in the white working class could be rooted in poor job prospects for less-educated young people as they first enter the labor market, a situation that compounds over time through family dysfunction, social isolation, addiction, obesity and other pathologies, according to a study published Thursday by two prominent economists. Anne Case and Angus Deaton garnered national headlines in 2015 when they reported that…
03.24 / 07:31
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Federally funded research facilities in Boulder and the rest of Colorado contributed about $2.6 billion to the state’s economy in 2016 and supported more than 17,600 jobs, according to a report issued Thursday by the University of Colorado’s Leeds School of Business. Of that $2.6 billion, the largest share of economic benefit by county was seen in Boulder County, at $1.1 billion. Statewide, the report showed that Colorado’s federally funded labs directly employed nearly…
03.24 / 06:26
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Spencer Soper, Bloomberg News Like many people who make their living selling stuff on Amazon.com, Rob Griffin is terrified of getting kicked off the site. Two years ago the Atlanta resident was suspended for selling a banned health supplement and wound up living off his credit cards for a few weeks. Amazon reinstated Griffin, but the memory lingers. So when an insurance agent offered to sell Griffin a $1,200 policy covering up to $1 million of income lost during an ... The post Amazon…
03.24 / 06:26
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