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DWR: Clean your boat often to keep invasive quagga mussels out of Utah

Quagga mussels Northern Utah DWR

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources recently stopped three boats infested with quagga mussels...

National Business

State has new regulations for credit reporting agencies

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York regulators are requiring credit reporting agencies to register with the state in the wake of last year’s Equifax security breach that exposed the personal information of about 148 million Americans. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that the state Department of...


Business

Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China move

China Financial Market

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.2 percent to 2,883.20 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 lost 0.5...


Business

In Texas, Trump's steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern

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...


National Business

China regulators free up extra $100B for bank lending

China Bank Reserve Ratio

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have freed up an extra $100 billion for bank lending in a move financial analysts said could help to reassure investors amid trade tensions with Washington. The reduction on Sunday in reserves banks are required to hold was part of a series of such cuts economists...


Business

AP Top Business News at 1:46 a.m. EDT

US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year ‘Jurassic World’ sequel stomps its way to $150 million debut Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China move Corporate America increasingly avoids gun-industry business In Texas, Trump’s steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern...


Business

Asian stocks fall, oil gives up some gains after China move

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.5 percent to 22,404.53 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng lost 0.5 percent...


Business

In Texas, Trump's steel tariff stirs uncertainty and concern

Trump Steel Tariffs

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Joel Johnson is fighting an uphill battle to keep his pipe factory in this refinery suburb east of Houston from becoming a casualty in President Donald Trump’s bitter trade dispute with America’s allies and adversaries. He’s the CEO of Borusan Mannesmann Pipe US, a company...


Environment

Photos: A real wild goose chase

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On a warm spring morning, dozens of biologists and volunteers piled onto boats at the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge to head out on a wild goose chase. Literally.


Business

Storm-ravaged aquarium opens splashy new shark exhibit

US Superstorm Sandy-Sharks Return

NEW YORK (AP) — Cue the “Jaws” music. Sharks are the stars of a splashy new exhibit hall at the New York Aquarium that marks a major step in the beachfront facility’s recovery from the devastating impact of 2012’s Superstorm Sandy. Set in a shiny new building just behind the famed Coney Island...


Government

GOP immigration push hampered by Trump, hard-right voters

Congress Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican apprehension over President Donald Trump’s next tweet and fear of riling conservative voters are undermining GOP leaders’ election-year struggle to shove an immigration bill through the House this week, leaving prospects dubious. Party leaders are trying to finally...


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