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  • Mohammed Ashour launched Aspire with four fellow MBA students at McGill University. The idea? To give people more access to edible insects. The concept's not as strange as you might think. Two billion worldwide already eat insects.

    Can these bugs be the cure to world hunger?

    ACCRA, Ghana — Palm weevils. To look at, these tiny bugs are relatively unassuming, perhaps even slightly creepy to the insect-adverse. To Mohammed Ashour, however, they are the solution to many of the ills facing the developing world. The humble palm weevil could potentially eradicate world hunger and malnutrition, it could lift whole communities out of poverty, and bring down global C02 levels. For a creature measuring just a few inches in length, that’s a lot of power. “If anything, […]

  • A motorcyclist was killed after losing control, forcing the closure of the eastbound Interstate 70 off-ramp at York Street on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (Credit: Paul Makarushka)

    Motorcyclist killed after apparently losing control; EB I-70 off-ramp at York closed

    DENVER — A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday morning after he appeared to have lost control and fell off, the Denver Police Department said. #TRAFFIC: Fatal, single motorcycle accident at 46th & York. I-70 EB off ramp closed at York. Appears motorcyclist lost control. #Denver— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) July 29, 2014 The accident at East 46th Avenue and York Street occurred about 8:15 a.m. and forced the closure of the eastbound Interstate 70 off-ramp at York. No other vehicles were […]

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    Shots fired after Aurora man confronts car theft suspects

    AURORA, Colo. — Two suspects remain at large after firing shots at a mobile home park early Monday morning, the Aurora Police Department said. Police say a resident followed and then confronted two men who were attempting to break into a car or steal it at 14470 E. 13th Ave. about 4:30 a.m. Monday. The suspects then fired seven shots, though it’s not clear if they were shooting at the resident or to just to scare him off. There were […]

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    Colorado Attorney General asks state Supreme Court to halt same-sex marriages in Boulder County

    DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers filed a motion to the Colorado State Supreme Court on Monday seeking to have Boulder County stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses. “This Court alone is left to restore order to the legal process in Colorado,” the 27-page motion reads in part. On Thursday, the Colorado Court of Appeals denied Suthers’ request to stop Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall’s office from issuing same-sex marriage licenses, prompting the filing with the state Supreme […]

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    Motorcyclist killed at I-225 and I-70; excessive speed suspected

    AURORA, Colo. — A man lost control of his motorcycle and died Sunday night at Interstate 225 and Interstate 70. The man was traveling northbound on I-225 about 6:40 p.m. and exiting to eastbound I-70, Aurora Police Department Lt. Jeff Turner said. The ramp curves to the right but the motorcycle left the ramp to to the left side. It hit a dirt portion of ground for a “significant distance” before the motorcyclist lost control, throwing the rider off the […]

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    WATCH: Pit bull puppy and baby have close relationship

    MADISON, N.C. — Brandi Leigh Hodges of North Carolina posted a 15-second video of her pit bull puppy Clyde showing its love for 10-week-old baby Eisleigh. “They absolutely adore one another!” Hodges wrote.

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    UPDATE: DPD responds to officer seen shoving man multiple times at Coors Field

    NOTE: There is language in the video that some viewers might find offensive. DENVER — A video posted to YouTube shows a man at Coors Field being pushed multiple times by Denver Police Capt. Joe Black, and the department’s Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating the incident. In the posting by MostWatched01 on Wednesday, it says Patrick Benson says the man being detained is his co-worker Alex Buck of Denver and that the incident began when stadium staff assumed there was […]

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    Peyton Manning shines in new comic book as ‘The Sheriff’

    DENVER — Just in time for training camp, Gatorade has teamed up with DC Comics to turn NFL stars into comic book superheroes. Included in that is Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who stars in “The Sheriff.” “The Sheriff” includes a game at Sports Authority Field and has flashbacks to Manning’s childhood as well as his playing time in high school, college and with the Indianapolis Colts. The comic is available for free from Gatorade. DOWNLOAD: Peyton Manning Comic Book

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    Australian field hockey players’ selfies get photobombed by Queen Elizabeth

    GLASGOW, Scotland — Jayde Taylor, who plays for Australia’s field hockey team participating in the Commonwealth Games, was taking a routine selfie of herself and teammate Brooke Peris when they got the ultimate photobomb — Queen Elizabeth II. Ahhh The Queen photo-bombed our selfie!! 😄 👑 #royalty #sheevensmiled #amazing #Glasgow2014 @Hockeyroos @AusComGames http://t.co/ZMtHYFUqHk— Jayde Taylor (@_JaydeTaylor) July 24, 2014 Taylor wasn’t the only one get the photobombed by Her Majesty as Ashleigh Nelson also snapped a royal selfie. Second selfie […]

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    Reactions pour in to Pat Bowlen giving up control of Broncos

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Current and former Broncos players — as well as those from around the NFL — took to Twitter and social media on Wednesday morning as word came that owner Pat Bowlen was relinquishing control of the organization as he battles Alzheimer’s disease. A sampling of the reaction: READ: Broncos statement on owner Pat Bowlen RELATED: Annabel Bowlen’s statement Retweet to show your support for Denver Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen in his fight against Alzheimer’s disease. http://t.co/aFvBWYHvUu— Denver […]