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The Latest: Colorado governor says oil blasts unrelated

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:50pm

The Latest on a fatal oil tank fire in northern Colorado (all times local):

US stocks stand still after 6-day push to record highs

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:44pm

U.S. stocks are little changed Friday afternoon in quiet trading ahead of the Memorial Day holiday. Household goods companies are rising as beauty products makers Ulta and Coty climb. Technology companies, which have led the market's recent rally, are slightly lower. Indexes remain near record highs following a six-day winning streak.

G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

Colleen Barry, Sylvie Corbet and David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:44pm

Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies on Friday put pressure on internet companies and social media sites to do more to stop the spread of "hateful ideology," appealing to their sense of social responsibility to more swiftly identify and remove terror propaganda.

Trump criticizes German trade surplus, again

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:44pm

President Donald Trump has criticized Germany's trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:28pm

Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Colorado oil tank blast kills worker, spurs safety questions

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:28pm

An oil tank explosion in northern Colorado killed a worker and burned three others, shooting up flames just miles away from an unrelated gas blast last month and prompting fresh questions about safety in one of Colorado's largest industries — oil and gas extraction.

Judge orders man to pay $391k in damages for Boise wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:28pm

An Idaho judge says a 19-year-old man must pay more than $391,000 in damages for starting a 2016 wildfire in the Boise foothills.

Jay Z's Tidal streaming service loses its 3rd CEO in 2 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:28pm

Jay Z's Tidal streaming service has lost its third CEO in two years.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:28pm

Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:28pm

Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

County taxpayers in Idaho to cover about $2.7M from lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:22pm

An Idaho county's taxpayers will need to cough up about $2.7 million to cover a lawsuit its officials lost against a former employee who had been fired.

States struggle with oversight of online charter schools

Julie Carr Smyth and Kantele Franko, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:20pm

As U.S. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students get a real education and schools get the right funding.

South Carolina man admits to killing 7; gets life sentence

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

A prosecutor wanted to send a man who killed seven people in South Carolina to death row, but the state's lack of execution drugs and the desire of victims' relatives to never see him again led authorities to accept a deal for life in prison without parole for the serial killer.

Trump pushes on terror, listens on climate at G-7

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, with the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation.

White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

The president's chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it "doesn't really make that much sense anymore as a feedstock," directly contradicting President Donald Trump's repeated promises to revive the struggling coal industry.

Judge tosses suit against NFL over cheerleader wages

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:08pm

A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said.

Ex-coal CEO asks high court to overturn his conviction

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:00pm

Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his conviction for misdemeanor conspiracy to violate federal safety standards at a West Virginia mine where 29 miners died in 2010.

Hard Rock charts different path for Trump's former casino

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:49pm

Jim Allen once worked for Donald Trump in Atlantic City. Now, the chairman of Hard Rock International is doing all he can to scrub the influence of the man who is now president of the United States from his signature casino.

The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investment

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:49pm

The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local):