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Asian, European foreign ministers condemn NKorea, 1st Ld-Writethru, AS

May 25, 2009 11:34 pm | by BEN STOCKING - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian and European foreign ministers on Tuesday called on North Korea to immediately return to diplomatic talks aimed at defusing disagreements over its nuclear program.Ministers closing the two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Hanoi condemned the North for conducting a...

Light rail losing money because of pass program, AZ

May 25, 2009 11:34 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix metro area's light-rail system is losing hundreds of thousands of dollars because many riders with passes from their employers end up getting on the trains for free.Unchecked, the losses could create pressure to raise fares or cut back on service.Many employers pay...

WVa gov. to sign 5 bills, WV

May 25, 2009 11:34 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Joe Manchin and lawmakers gather in Charleston for the signing of five pieces of legislation approved during the recent regular session.The bill signing comes Tuesday as the full Legislature returns to the Capitol to resume talks on next year's budget and to act on...


University construction projects in jeopardy, AZ

May 25, 2009 11:28 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHOENIX (AP) — Although Arizona's university system got approval to use state Lottery money to pay for $1 billion in construction projects, shovels have yet to hit the dirt and uncertainty about the state budget has caused many delays.That means students and faculty may have to endure worn-out...

LEAD: Tokyo stocks mixed amid N. Korea nuke jitters, Japan economic hopes+

May 25, 2009 11:18 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 26 (Kyodo) — (EDS: ADDING DETAILS AND PRICES)Tokyo stocks ended mixed Tuesday after choppy trading as investors unloaded blue chips amid tensions over North Korea's nuclear moves and ahead of key U.S. economic indicators, while lower-priced shares were solid on domestic recovery...

Synkia - Everything Is Going Mobile

May 25, 2009 11:13 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Synkia - Everything is Going MobileRecent estimates have put the European mobile data market at EUR 29billion with strong (20%+) annual growth for the next few years, in contrast to a stagnant mobile voice market. Some mobile service providers are seeing terabytes of data on their networks driving...

Calif poised for court's gay marriage decision, CA

May 25, 2009 11:08 pm | by LISA LEFF - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The nation's most populous state stood poised to recapture the spotlight in the debate over gay marriage Tuesday as California's highest court prepared to rule on the legality of a voter-approved ban on same-sex unions.The California Supreme Court plans to hand down its...

and Eurosat Sign Cooperation Agreement for ASTRA2Connect with UK's Country Land & Business Association Technology Editors

May 25, 2009 11:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LUXEMBOURG-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- SES ASTRA, an SES company (Paris:SESG)(LUxX:SESG), has signed a cooperation agreement with Eurosat and the Country Land & Business Association (CLA), the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales, to...



May 25, 2009 11:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BERLIN & LUXEMBURG-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 26. Mai 2009-- SES ASTRA, ein Unternehmen der SES-Gruppe (Paris:SESG)(LUxX:SESG), hat mit Eurosat und der Country Land & Business Association (CLA) eine Kooperationsvereinbarung fur den Vertrieb des satellitengestutzten interaktiven Breitbanddienstes...

Chi-X Europe Goes Live with "Chi-Delta" Non-Displayed Order Book Business Editors

May 25, 2009 11:03 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Chi-X(R) Europe Limited, operator of the largest pan-European equity multilateral trading facility (MTF), today announced that its "Chi-Delta" non-displayed order book was launched on 25 May 2009.Chi-Delta is a non-displayed, reference-pegged order book. It...

MetaSystems Agree on Partnership to Develop Automated CINtec@ Cytology Imaging System Health/Medical Writers/Biotech Writers

May 25, 2009 11:02 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HEIDELBERG, Germany-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- mtm laboratories, a privately held diagnostics company developing, manufacturing and globally commercializing in vitro diagnostics for cervical cancer early detection and diagnosis, and MetaSystems, a leading manufacturer of microscopic imaging...


Indonesia: Rohingya boat people to Bangladesh, 1st Ld-Writethru, AS

May 25, 2009 11:02 pm | by ALI KOTARUMALOS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia will send more than 100 Rohingya boat people who washed up on the country's west coast earlier this year to Bangladesh, a government official said Tuesday.The group of stateless Muslims volunteered to leave after several months in military shelters in Aceh...

Last witness speaks at trial of Myanmar's Suu Kyi, 3rd Ld-Writethru, AS

May 25, 2009 10:57 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The sole witness allowed for pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi insisted Thursday that she had broken no law, as a Myanmar court heard final testimony before closing arguments in a trial that could send the Nobel Peace Prize laureate to prison for five years.Kyi Win, a...

Reformist accuses Ahmadinejad of driving inflation, ML

May 25, 2009 10:47 pm | by ALI AKBAR DAREINI - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

TABRIZ, Iran (AP) — Iran's leading reformist presidential candidate attacked hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's handling of the economy, accusing him of mismanagement and driving a once rich Iran into poverty.Mir Hossein Mousavi and the two other candidates seeking to unseat the president in...

Growth Business Editors

May 25, 2009 10:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

STOCKHOLM-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Regulatory News:IT and medical-technology company Sectra's (STO:SECTB) net sales increased by 16.2% to SEK 863.3 million (742.9) compared with the preceding fiscal year. The Group's order bookings rose 13.1% to SEK 1,149.7 million (1,016.6). Profit after...


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