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Denver Decriminalizes Public Defection To Make Life Easier For Migrants, Homeless.

Making Denver Great Again ... by allowing public defecation?  That's the latest from the progressive city that seeks to ensure it "will not sacrifice" its "values or bend to a broken immigration system."

- TruthRevolt.org - US

4 Hawaii gymnasts qualify for National Trampoline Gymnastics Championships.

Four Hawaii gymnasts pulled off outstanding performances at a recent gymnastics competition in Colorado, winning gold and setting personal bests.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Colorado oil tank fire kills one, injures three.

DENVER - A blaze engulfed a Colorado oil tank battery on Thursday, killing one worker and injuring three, authorities said.

- Reuters - US

Bear Who Ripped Bumper Off Doughnut Delivery Car Is All Of Us.

If you've ever felt so hungry and angry at the same time — otherwise known as hangry' — that you will do just about anything to get your hands on something to eat, perhaps you can commiserate with a bear in Colorado that ripped the bumper off a doughnut delivery vehicle in his desperate hunt for a treat. The owners …

- The Consumerist - US

Colorado oil tank fire kills one, injures three.

A blaze engulfed a Colorado oil tank battery on Thursday, killing one worker and injuring three, authorities said. Emergency crews were dispatched to the Anadarko Petroleum Corp plant outside the town of Mead and found the site in flames, the Weld County Sheriff's Office said in a statement. Two workers were taken to a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Man in 'demonic' makeup, wearing bladed gloves, accused of fatal Denver slashing.

Chris Gulzow rode through downtown Denver, in the US state of Colorado, on his scooter as he often did, wearing gloves fitted out with knifelike-blades, spiked leather wristbands and makeup police said looked like that of a clown, but which his friends described as "demonic".

- Stuff - NZ

Outdoor Retailer takes show to Denver.

Two major outdoor recreation trade shows are merging to create one mega winter expo. Emerald Expositions has acquired the...

- Deseret News - US

Flight check: Denver to Los Angeles with United Airlines.

The plane: Boeing 737-900. Class: Economy. Though arguably, when you're 6ft 5 and refuse to pay United's standard $200 USD for an emergency exit row, you're in a class lower than Economy. My seat: 26D. Price: You can get...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

5 Colorado spots for a digital detox.

Because Colorado can't be expressed in only 256 colors...and neither should you.

- Matador Network - US

Speech criticizing courts, and the American abandonment of English speech law.

Excerpted, by permission of Yale University Press, from “The Soul of the First Amendment” by Floyd Abrams, 2017. In 1907, Thomas Patterson was a Denver newspaper publisher who favored municipal-owned and -operated electric power, which could come about only if cities such as Denver were permitted to engage in ...

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

Injured Marine veteran's life changes after trying sled hockey.

John Callaway was one of 20 injured former servicemen and women taking part in the opening session of a three-day sled hockey introduction camp supported by the Semper Fi Fund and the Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic Committee military program.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Scientists at work: Forecasting the Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Matthew approaching the east coast of Florida on Oct. 6, 2016. Author providedJune 1 marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs through the end of November. It's a busy time for us at the Tropical Meteorology Project in Colorado State University's Department of Atmospheric Science, where ...

- The Conversation - UK

At $1.4 billion, recent hailstorm that hit Denver was likely Colorado's costliest ever

The hail damage led to more than an estimated 150,000 auto insurance claims and 50,000 homeowners insurance claims.         

- USA TODAY - US

Bear trying to get doughnuts tears off Colorado car bumper

A bear trying to get doughnuts has ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

- FOX News - US

Bear trying to get doughnuts tears off Colorado car bumper

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — A bear trying to get doughnuts has ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

- Billings Gazette - US

Red Rocks Booked Through 2022? Why Some Bands Get Shut Out of the Iconic Venue

Bands looking to book a date at the storied Denver venue have to think as many as five years out in what's described as the country's most extreme' hold-and-challenge policy.

- Variety - US

Man Made Up Like Evil Clown Accused in Fatal Stabbing

An altercation outside a Denver taco eatery ended in death, between a man CBS Denver describes as a "well-known transient" and a suspect who was allegedly made up like a clown and tried to flee on a scooter. KUSA reports that police found an unresponsive Brian Lucero, one stab wound...

- Newser - US

To Safely Dispose Of Chemical Weapons, The U.S. Army Has Developed Some Next-Level Tools

As the latest horrific attack in Syria heightened global awareness of this outlawed form of warfare, a new disposal plant is set to open in Colorado this summer. The chemical weapons attack in Syria this past April was a tragic reminder of why most of the world has renounced the use of such munitions. And it’s sadder ...

- Fast Company - US

California's looming single-payer disaster

Progressives advocating single-payer health care need to face financial reality. Vermont had to abandon its attempts to impose a single-payer health-care system when its greatest champion, Gov. Peter Shumlin, discovered that it would cost far more than he had anticipated. Similarly, last year Colorado voters resoundingly ...

- The Week - US

A look at accidental child shooting cases in Colorado

Colorado recorded four accidental shootings involving children under 12 from 2014 through 2016, including two that resulted in charges being filed. Nationwide, there were 152 accidents in which children under … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Nashville health care company buys Georgia physician group

Envision Healthcare Corp., the company that was formed late last year by the merger of Nashville-based AmSurg Corp. and Colorado-based Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc., has bought an emergency medicine physician group based in Georgia. Terms of the deal for Gwinnett Emergency Specialists P.C. were not released. The ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Man in clown make up with bladed gloves held in Denver stabbing, police say

A man wearing claw-like gloves and clown-style makeup is suspected of stabbing and killing another man in Denver.

- FOX News - US

Man Falls 1,500 Feet in Freezing Cold – and Lives!

Ryan's extraordinary story of endurance and survival began with a weekend climbing trip, and ended in a fight against death. Ryan texted Dave, his dad, to tell him he was going on a two-day climb of Pyramid Peak in the Elks Range near Aspen, Colorado. The next day, search and rescue teams went out, But they couldn't send ...

- Yahoo! News - US

SEC suspends some in-house court cases over hiring of judges

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended some of its pending in-house court cases, after a Denver-based federal appeals court found the agency had violated the Constitution in how it hired its administrative law judges. In an order dated May 22, the SEC said it would suspend any cases in which a defendant ...

- Yahoo! News - US

California's Single-Payer Health Care Plan Would Cost More Than the State's Whole Budget

Like in Colorado, New York, and Vermont, California is learning that a single-payer plan would be prohibitively expensive.

- Reason.com - US

McDonald's former CEO is abandoning burgers and betting on a pizza chain that's like 'Subway, but better'

Cleveland AvenueFormer McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is getting into the pizza business. Thompson has acquired a majority stake in the fast-casual chain PizzaRev through his Chicago-based venture capital firm, Cleveland Avenue LLC, Nation's Restaurant News reports. The chain, founded in 2012, has grown rapidly from three ...

- Business Insider - US

Colorado highway named for Blue Angel pilot killed in crash

A Blue Angel pilot who died in a crash before a Tennessee air show is being honored in his native Colorado.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Why head transplants won't disprove the existence of God

Denver, Colo., May 23, 2017 / 03:04 am .- With plans for the first human head transplant surgery looming in the next year, a lead doctor on the formidable project has high hopes for the procedure. Along with the aim of finding a new body for a yet-to-be-selected patient, the physician says that the surgery – as a ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Church's Chicken expanding in six states

Atlanta-based Church's Chicken says it's planning to expand in six states. Church's Chicken said it's signed a "multi-year, development deal with Goalz Restaurant Group LLC to develop 20 Church's Chicken restaurants per year in six states." The expansion includes Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, North Carolina and South ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

11 things to understand about Denver

You ready to get Rocky Mountain mind-blown? Welcome to #Denver

- Matador Network - US

Mother from Peru granted stay from deportation

DENVER " A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation.Ingrid Encalada Latorre, a 33-year-old native...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

My nerdy pilgrimage to the Microsoft campus in Seattle

I was recently in Seattle for Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference. It was a monumental trip for me, as I had never been to the west coast before. Being a New Yorker, the furthest west I'd ever been was Colorado. Getting there was an interesting experience in itself, as I had a layover in Minnesota -- yet another ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Want to live longer than the 80.9 years of your life expectancy in Miami? Move to Colorado

Miamians don't live as long as the robust residents of Colorado ski country, but can expect to live 14 years longer, on average, than Native Americans living on reservations in … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Mother from Peru granted stay from deportation

DENVER — A mother of two children who sought sanctuary at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid U.S. immigration authorities has been granted a temporary stay from deportation.

- Yahoo! News - US

Rep. Coffman On Where The Administration Goes From Here

Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado was one of seven congressional Republicans to call for an independent investigation into links between Russia and the Trump campaign.

- NPR - US

Police: Denver man castrated transgender woman in apartment

DENVER " Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment.A police affidavit says James Lowell Pennington,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

ULS wins $208Mln for rocket vehicle production services

Moscow May 22, 2017 United Launch Services won more than $208 million to provide production services for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle , the Department of Defense said in a press release. "United Launch Services LLC, Centennial, Colorado, has been awarded a $208,140,481 modification to previously awarded ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation

DENVER — Colorado's governor on Friday pardoned a Cuban immigrant for an armed robbery he committed 19 years ago in an effort stave off the man's deportation after immigration authorities detained him following a judge's ruling that he should no longer be imprisoned.

- Yahoo! News - US

Denver man arrested for botched amateur castration of transgender woman

Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment. A police affidavit says James Lowell Pennington, 57, removed the testicles and sutured the opening while the woman's wife witnessed the 90-minute ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Police: Denver man castrated transgender woman in apartment

Police say a Colorado man without a medical license has been arrested after he allegedly used an Army surgical kit to castrate a transgender woman at her Denver apartment. A … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Colorado man accused of castrating transgender woman in her apartment

The suspect doesn't have a medical license.

- Global News - CA

Man charged after removing transgender woman's testicles

DENVER " A man is facing felony assault charges after police say he used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman in her Denver apartment.KUSA-TV reports https://goo.gl/KLrqF2 57-year-old James Pennington,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Colorado governor pardons felon to stave off deportation to Cuba

Colorado's governor issued a controversial pardon Friday to stop the deportation of a convicted armed robber to Cuba but the district attorney whose office prosecuted the man questions its validity.

- FOX News - US

Colorado governor pardons Cuban felon in bid to stave off deportation

DENVER " Colorado governor pardons Cuban felon in bid to stave off deportation.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Latest: Colorado governor pardons man facing deportation

DENVER " The Latest on a Cuban felon facing deportation after huge prison mix up :3:15 p.m.Colorado's governor has pardoned a Cuban immigrant facing possible deportation after he was mistakenly released from...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Colorado governor pardons Cuban man to avoid deportation

Colorado's governor pardoned a convicted armed robber who was mistakenly released from prison in hopes of preventing his deportation to his native Cuba.

- UPI - US

'The Rider' Helmer Chloé Zhao On Her Portrait Of The Demonized American Heartland — Cannes Ones To Watch Clip

EXCLUSIVE: Chinese filmmaker Chloé Zhao is making her second trip to the Cannes Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight this year, with sophomore feature The Rider. Born in Beijing, Zhao went to school in the UK and college in the U.S. before settling in Denver, basing her first two feature films on South Dakota's Pine Ridge ...

- Deadline.com - US

Mosquitoes that spread Zika virus could simultaneously transmit other viruses

A new study led by Colorado State University researchers found that Aedes aegypti, the primary mosquito that carries Zika virus, might also transmit chikungunya and dengue viruses with one bite. The findings shed new light on what's known as a coinfection, which scientists said is not yet fully understood and may be fairly ...

- ENN - US

News24.com | Man charged after removing transgender woman's testicles

A man is facing felony assault charges after police say he used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman in her Denver apartment

- News24.com - ZA

Man charged after removing transgender woman's testicles

A man is facing felony assault charges after police say he used an Army surgical kit to remove the testicles of a transgender woman in her Denver apartment. KUSA-TV reports … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

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