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Neb. lawmakers advance lethal-injection bill, 3rd Ld-Writethru, NE

May 26, 2009 11:10 am | by JEAN ORTIZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would make lethal injection Nebraska's sole means of executing prisoners is headed to the final round of debate.Lawmakers gave second-round approval to the bill (LB36) Tuesday, despite protests from some senators that the measure is deeply flawed.The vote came after...

Wisconsin spelling champ ready for national bee, WI

May 26, 2009 11:10 am | by KATE McGINTYAssociated Press | News | Comments

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Andrew Grose knows what pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is — and how to spell it, too.This week, the 12-year-old will head to Washington, D.C., to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Andrew, a seventh-grader at Lake Country Academy, will be the only...

Rates mixed at weekly Treasury auction, US

May 26, 2009 11:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Tuesday's auction, but remained well below 1 percent.The Treasury Department auctioned $31 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.175 percent, down from 0.185 percent last week. Another $30 billion in...

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Louisiana governor says he'll veto tax cut delay, APFN

May 26, 2009 11:10 am | by MELINDA DESLATTE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal threatened to veto any attempts to delay a planned tax break for middle- and upper-income taxpayers, but he said he was working with senators on other ways to stave off some proposed college budget cuts.Among the ideas offered by senators, Jindal...

General Assembly postpones financial summit, 2nd Ld-Writethru, UN

May 26, 2009 11:10 am | by EDITH M. LEDERER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday postponed next month's global financial summit by a few weeks, hoping to get early agreement on a final document and a larger turnout of world leaders.The summit will take place June 24-26 rather than June 1-3. A revised draft of the final...

Legislative leaders praise accomplishments, 1st Ld-Writethru, OK

May 26, 2009 11:10 am | by TIM TALLEY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — From changing the way Oklahomans file and litigate lawsuits to encouraging the use of alternative fuels, Republican legislative leaders praised the accomplishments of the 2009 Legislature Tuesday as the Senate adjourned the first GOP-controlled legislative session in state...

Alabama expects $50M loan to pay jobless benefits, 1st Ld-Writethru, AL

May 26, 2009 11:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The state anticipates borrowing about $50 million from the federal government early in 2010 to help pay unemployment benefits for jobless Alabamians.Alabama's unemployment rate has doubled in the last year to 9 percent. State Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees said...

Ecuador ups debt buyback offer to up to 35 cents, 2nd Ld-Writethru, LT

May 26, 2009 11:09 am | by JEANNETH VALDIVIESO - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador offered to buy back nearly a third of its foreign debt at a 65 percent discount on Tuesday, in what the finance ministry called a one-time offer to creditors holding $3.2 billion in defaulted sovereign bonds.The government will spend up to $350 for every $1,000 worth...

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Solid Edge With Synchronous Technology 2

May 26, 2009 11:08 am | News | Comments

Siemens PLM Software announces Solid Edge software with Synchronous Technology 2.    

Approval for SPRYCEL@ (dasatinib) for the Treatment of Adults with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Who Are Resistant or Intolerant to Prior Therapies Including Gleevec@ Pharmaceutical W...

May 26, 2009 11:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full approval for SPRYCEL(R) (dasatinib) for the treatment of adults in all phases of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) (chronic,...

BW)(RAYSEARCH-LABORATORIES)(RAYB.STO) Resolutions at Annual General Meeting of RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ) Business Editors/Technology Editors

May 26, 2009 11:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

STOCKHOLM, Sweden-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Regulatory News:The Annual General Meeting of RaySearch Laboratories AB (publ) (STO:RAYB), which was held on May 26, 2009, passed the following resolutions, among others.It was resolved that the number of Board members shall be four (4) and the...

Defense Official Outlines Hurdles In Defense Acquisition Reform

May 26, 2009 11:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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HL:Ranaz reduces Q1 loss with lower overhead@

May 26, 2009 11:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MONTREAL — Ranaz Corp. (TSXV: RNZ) reduced its first quarter net loss by 84 per cent compared with the same time last year, despite flat sales, due to reduced selling and administrative expenses.The company, which specializes in manufacturing and marketing of protein and dietary supplements, said...

Helping Retailers Customize Web Sites with Virtual Store Fronts Program Business Editors/Consumer Products Writers/Retail Writers

May 26, 2009 11:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MONTVALE, N.J.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Benjamin Moore is demonstrating its support for its national retailer network with the North American rollout of a service to create a store's customized Web site. The new Retailer Web Site Program ensures that the retailer's site effectively...

Group addressing problem with resuscitation orders, 1st Ld-Writethru, KY

May 26, 2009 11:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of advocates, state officials and nursing home representatives are seeking to address problems with resuscitation orders not being followed.The group formed at the request of John Karem, whose 95-year-old mother had signed an order saying she did not want to be...

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