PHOTOS: The day in pictures — December 15, 2017

A selection of photos from around the world Friday, December 15, 2017. EDITORS NOTE: AD BLOCKERS CAN CAUSE THE PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS TO GET OUT OF SYNC LEADING TO INCORRECT INFORMATION …read more Source:: The Denver Post – News       

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GOP tax plan gains enough support to pass

WASHINGTON – Congressional Republicans secured enough support Friday to pass their massive tax plan, a measure that would deliver a major legislative victory to President Donald Trump and his GOP allies and make tax changes affecting nearly every American family …

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Poll: Americans pessimistic about Trump, country

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters …

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WSU launches national recreation contest

OGDEN — The Hall Global Entrepreneurship Center at Weber State University will host its first Outdoor Weber contest this spring. Students from around the country are invited to present their ideas for outdoor recreation products or services. Finalists will compete …

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Utah Republican to Patagonia CEO: Come testify before Congress

WASHINGTON – When President Donald Trump announced he would shrink two national monuments in Utah designated by past Democratic administrations, Native American tribes and environmental groups responded by mounting lawsuits and protests against what they viewed as a culturally and …

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Supreme Court weighing canyon water case

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Supreme Court justices are deciding if a Little Cottonwood Canyon property owner has the legal right to challenge a water-related decision by the state engineer, particularly if he is following state law. If the court …

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The neuroscience of changing your mind

(Credit: Shutterstock/Getty/Salon) Every day our brains grapple with various last-minute decisions. We adjust our gait to avoid a patch of ice; we exit to hit the rest stop; we switch to our backhand before thwacking a tennis ball. Scientists have …

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13 Sweet Leaf budtenders swept up in Denver police raids

The 13 people arrested Thursday in a yearlong investigation into suspected illegal marijuana sales at Sweet Leaf Marijuana Centers were budtenders, The Cannabist’s preliminary review of arrest affidavits released Friday found. The criminal activities alleged include sales of cannabis in …

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Investors put for sale sign on Re/Max shares

Investors sold off shares of Denver-based Re/Max Holdings Inc. Friday on concerns that changes in the federal tax code could cool home sales in the years ahead. J.P. Morgan analyst Anthony Paolone downgraded shares of the Denver-based real estate brokerage …

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Lies about Santa? They could be good for your child

(Credit: ollyy via Shutterstock) Christmas is a magical time of year, especially for children. Unfortunately, between elaborate Elf on the Shelf staging and fending off questions about Santa, parents are often left wondering how much of the magic depends on …

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