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Senator: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:29pm

The Trump administration will move the headquarters of the U.S. government's largest land agency from Washington to western Colorado, Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, said Monday.

Man connected to ex-St. Louis County leader to plead guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:25pm

A businessman accused of bribery as part of former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger's pay-to-play scheme is set to plead guilty.

Missouri woman who put bra in X-ray machine put on leave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 2:14pm

A Missouri jail employee said she was placed on leave after putting her underwire bra through an X-ray machine following the implementation of new security measures.

Pipe spills oilfield wastewater in Missouri River tributary

James MacPherson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:27pm

Cleanup is underway after 21,000 gallons of brine oilfield wastewater leaked from an underground pipeline in western North Dakota and into an unnamed tributary of the Missouri River, the state Health Department said Monday.

Venezuelan government, opposition resume talks in Barbados

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:17pm

The Venezuelan government and the opposition are resuming talks aimed at ending the political crisis in their country, the country's information minister said Monday.

Treasury chief: Facebook currency plan ripe for illicit use

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 1:01pm

The Trump administration came out strongly Monday against Facebook's ambitious plan to create a new digital currency, as the Treasury chief warned it could be used for illicit activity such as money laundering, human trafficking and financing terrorism.

Former Idaho governor seeks investigation of mining company

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:50pm

Former Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has asked the Trump administration to investigate possible Chinese involvement in a mining company that could compete in Idaho with a Canadian-based company that tapped Otter to serve on its board of directors.

Deals, protests during Amazon Prime Day

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:45pm

Amazon's Prime Day is coming with a wave of deals — and protests.

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 12:11pm

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday requiring federal agencies to purchase products using more American components.

Harris blasts, and takes money from, Epstein's law firm

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:37am

Kamala Harris bemoaned the influence of the powerful and connected elite last Tuesday when she called on top Justice Department officials to recuse themselves from any matter related to Jeffrey Epstein. She said their former law firm's work on behalf of the financier accused of sexual abuse "calls into question the integrity of our legal system."

Twin Falls coroner wants new system to investigate deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:36am

A southern Idaho county coroner is pushing for a new system to investigate deaths across the state.

Atlantia chosen to help relaunch Italy's Alitalia airline

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:23am

The state railway running Italy's Alitalia airline chose the Atlantia group of the Benetton empire as the final partner to work with the railway, the Italian treasury and Delta Air Lines on trying once again to relaunch the struggling flagship carrier.

Trade wars cool market for small businesses

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:21am

The market for small businesses cooled for the third straight quarter during the spring as tariffs from the trade war with China made some sellers and buyers uneasy about making a deal.

Taste of the Tour: Garlic soup in Toulouse-Lautrec country

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:19am

Terrible timing: Wout van Aert, the Belgian winner of Monday's stage at the Tour de France, just missed the garlic harvest in Lautrec, and he was a few weeks too early for next month's garlic festival.

S&P 500 notches another record after a muted, mixed day

Stan Choe and Damian J. Troise, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:55am

A wobbly day of trading ended with meager gains for U.S. stock indexes on Monday, enough to nudge them further into record territory, as the curtain rose on what's expected to be the weakest earnings reporting season in years.

Biden cancer nonprofit suspends operations indefinitely

Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 10:00am

A nonprofit foundation set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relied on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspended its operations, it announced Monday.

Grains mostly lower, livestock mixed.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:23am

Grain futures were mostly lower Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Man behind 7-state postal stamp ruse to be sentenced in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:33am

A Utah man convicted of defrauding the federal government in a decade-long postage stamp scam across several states will be sentenced this week.

Latest: Oklahoma prosecutor calls drugmaker opioid 'kingpin'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:29am

The Latest on Oklahoma's lawsuit against consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries over the opioid crisis (all times local):