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Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 1:20am

Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday so workers can attend a meeting about the chain's recent food safety scares.

The Latest: Japan mulls sanctions after NKorea launch

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 9:32pm

The Latest on North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket (all times local):

Company slows work on controversial Utah tar sands project

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:53pm

Environmentalists are celebrating after the Canadian company behind a controversial tar sands development in eastern Utah announced it is scaling back work on its project.

NYC man killed by falling crane eulogized as generous, kind

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:00pm

A pedestrian killed by a collapsing crane was eulogized Sunday as a man of kindness and generosity as the final remnants of the crumpled steel were removed from the Manhattan street where they fell.

Somalia spokesman: Video shows laptop handed to bomb suspect

Abdi Guled and Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:32pm

Security video footage taken at Mogadishu airport shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber after he passed through the security checkpoint, Somalia's government spokesman said Sunday.

After big loss, Credit Suisse CEO asks board: Cut my bonus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 4:30am

The new CEO of Credit Suisse has proposed that its board make a "significant" cut in his bonus after the Swiss bank posted disappointing earnings last week and announced 4,000 job cuts.

Russian authorities detain 7 on suspicion of terrorist plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 3:50am

Russia's state security service says it has detained seven people in the country's Ural mountain region on suspicion of terrorist activities.

South Africa's Desmond Tutu defends reconciliation process

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 3:11am

Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has defended the reconciliation policy that ended white minority rule in South Africa, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement.

Gallup senator's detox center proposal goes before committee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 3:10am

A proposal to fund detox and substance abuse treatment centers for the homeless with money from the state's liquor exise tax is scheduled to go before the state Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee on Monday.

Qatar acquires stake in Chevron oil project off Morocco

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:01am

The Qatari state oil company, Qatar Petroleum, says it has reached a deal with Chevron to acquire 30 percent of its stake in offshore drilling areas in Morocco.

Here is the latest Utah news from The Associated Press

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 1:30am

Cliven Bundy spoke against grazing contracts during a funeral for an Oregon occupation leader who urged ranchers to disavow their contracts with the government. Supporters and family members of Robert "LaVoy" Finicum gathered Friday in Kanab to remember the man killed last month during a confrontation with FBI agents and Oregon state troopers.

Higher ed up next on New York lawmakers' budget agenda

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 1:10am

Higher Education spending is next on the agenda for New York lawmakers as they continue work on the 2016-17 state budget.

Russia's central bank revokes licenses of 2 banks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 12:50am

Russia's Central Bank has withdrawn the licenses from two of the country's banks as part of a larger effort to consolidate the banking sector.

Colorado's battle over tax limits could shape future growth

James Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 12:30am

By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's famed Rocky Mountain quality of life, and its constitutionally-mandated low taxes.

Researchers work to improve microgrid at Idaho Falls lab

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 9:01pm

Researchers at the Idaho National Laboratory are planning to use the lab's microgrid testing facility in Idaho Falls to improve the energy reliability of the city's electric grid in the event of a blackout.

Former court clerk ordered to pay back $1M, at $600 a month

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 7:41pm

A former court clerk who pleaded guilty to embezzlement must pay back more than $1 million, at $600 a month, a Mississippi judge has ruled.

2 killed, 8 injured in fire on Mexico offshore oil platform

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 7:00pm

Mexico's state oil company says a fire that erupted on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico killed two workers and injured eight.

Analysis: Edwards, lawmakers get spending cut suggestions

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 5:31pm

While Gov. John Bel Edwards has focused primarily on tax increases for his budget rebalancing effort, an independent government watchdog group is offering a companion list of ideas for where to cut spending.

Report: Ford to build auto plant in Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 4:30pm

Published reports are saying that Ford plans to build a new auto plant in Mexico, with plans to rev up production there.