Business

Prosecutors: Phony letter to judge sought leniency for Bountiful fraud convict

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A fired Bountiful bank manager who stole $565,000 and bought a house with the loot is now charged...

Business

US new-home sales climbed 6.7 percent in May

New Home Sales

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 percent in May, with purchases in the South accounting for all of the monthly gains. The Commerce Department said Monday that new homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 689,000, up from 646,000 in April. The South reported...


Business

BC-USDA-Okla City Catl Actn

KO—LS150 Oklahoma City, OK Mon Jun 25, 2018 USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News Oklahoma National Stockyards - Oklahoma City, OK Livestock Auction Report for 6/25/2018 AUCTION Receipts Week Ago Year Ago --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Total Receipts: 8...


Business

Cuomo OKs bill paving way for rail link to LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK (AP) — A rail line that will let train passengers travel between midtown Manhattan and LaGuardia Airport will get started with the signature of legislation by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “How can you not have a rail train to the city from a New York airport? I mean, it’s just...


National Business

2 more lawsuits challenge proposed mine near wilderness area

Mining Lawsuits Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Environmental groups have filed two more lawsuits challenging the Interior Department’s decision to reinstate the federal mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. One of the lawsuits was filed Monday by three national...


Business

Connecticut Red Hen receives wrath of Sanders' defenders

OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut restaurant called the Red Hen received “threatening” messages from people confused with an identically named Virginia eatery that refused White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders service. The Old Saybrook restaurant has received dozens of angry...


Business

Steel pipe company CEOs push for waivers from Trump's tariff

Trump Steel Tariffs

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Joel Johnson examines the shipping labels on 35-ton coils of American-made steel that will be unspooled, bent and welded into rounded sections of pipe. One’s from Nucor, a mill in Arkansas. Another’s from Steel Dynamics in Mississippi. But much harder to spot in the sprawling...


Business

Harley, stung by tariffs, shifts some production overseas

Harley Davidson Tariffs

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson, up against spiraling costs from tariffs, will begin to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas. The European Union on Friday began rolling out tariffs on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter and orange juice....


Business

BC-USDA-Slghtr Catl

5 T2 2 1125-1240 1182 675.00-700.00 688.11 COW-CALF PAIRS - Medium and Large 1 w/ 150-300 lbs calf (Per Family / Estimate Wt) Age Stage Head Wt Range Avg Wt Price Range Avg Price >5 O 9 1248-1303 1270 1100.00-1350.00 1233.33 Please Note: The above USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of classes and grades of livestock offered for sale. There may be instances where some sales do not fit within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included in the report. Prices are reported on an FOB basis, unless otherwise noted. Explanatory Notes: Stage (Cattle) - Represents pregnancy stage (O = open; T1 = 1st Trimester, 1 to 3 months; T1-2 = 1st/2nd trimester, 1 to 6 months; T2 = 2nd Trimester, 4 to 6 months; T2-3 = 2nd/3rd Trimester, 4 to 9 months; T3 = 3rd Trimester, 7 to 9 months; T1-3 = all trimesters, 1 to 9 months; E = Exposed; B = Bred) Age - Numerical representation of age in years. Source: USDA-MO Dept of Ag Market News Service LINDSAY BRUNET, Market Reporter, (816) 676-7000 24 Hour Market Report 1-573-522-9244 www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SJ—LS110.txt www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain " teaserSize="large">


Government

Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

Supreme Court Gay Wedding Florist

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court ordered Washington state courts Monday to take a new look at the case of a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding, in light of the justices’ recent ruling in a similar case involving a Colorado baker. The order means the Supreme Court is...


Business

Future of Big Oil increasingly shaped by fate of global gas

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Big Oil’s fortunes are becoming tied more closely to natural gas than ever before. Majors including Royal Dutch Shell and BP have boosted their proportion of gas output in recent years, helping them trim Exxon Mobil’s lead as the world’s most valuable oil company. Meanwhile...


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