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Text of Obama nominating a Supreme Court justice, US

May 26, 2009 7:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Text of President Barack Obama nominating Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court on Tuesday, as transcribed by CQ Transcriptions.___Thank you. Thank you.Thank you. Thank you.Please, everybody, have a seat.Thank you. Thank you.Well, I'm excited too.Of the many responsibilities granted to a president...

Advises Shareholders to Vote Their WHITE Proxy Card Today Business Editors

May 26, 2009 7:32 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) reminded its shareholders to use their WHITE proxy card to vote FOR Target's nominees - Mary N. Dillon, Richard M. Kovacevich, George W. Tamke, and Solomon D. Trujillo - to the Board of Directors and FOR the proposal to...

Harleys Without The Vroom

May 26, 2009 7:30 am | by Meaghan Ziemba, Associate Editor, PD&D | Blogs | Comments

While enjoying the powerful rumbling of the engines, I started to think about the rising gas prices, the sustainable energy movement that’s beginning to become more popular, and discussions of an electric vs. a hydrogen economy; and I became curious about what the future will hold for loud motorcycles, such as Harleys and Choppers?  

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UnitedHealth Group spent $1.5M lobbying in 1Q, APFN

May 26, 2009 7:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation's largest managed care company based on revenue, spent $1.5 million to lobby the federal government in the first quarter, according to a recent disclosure form.The Minnetonka, Minn.-based insurer lobbied on several pieces of legislation...

HL:Pegasus Oil and Gas reviews strategic options, Q1 loss more than quadruples@

May 26, 2009 7:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CALGARY — Pegasus Oil & Gas Inc. (TSXV:POG.A) is reviewing strategic options, the company said Tuesday while reporting its first-quarter loss more than quadrupled compared to the same period in 2008."During this period of low commodity pricing and limited access to equity capital, the company is...

LEAD: Yomiuri urges sports reporter to quit over plagiarism+

May 26, 2009 7:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HIROSHIMA, May 27 (Kyodo) — (EDS: ADDING INFO)The Yomiuri Shimbun said Tuesday it will call on a 32-year-old sports reporter to quit for plagiarizing passages from a sports column in the Hiroshima-based Chugoku Shimbun.The Osaka headquarters of the major daily said an in-house probe found that the...

Qwest shares buoyed by JPMorgan upgrade, APFN

May 26, 2009 7:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Qwest Communications International Inc. advanced Tuesday after a JPMorgan analyst upgraded the Denver-based telecommunications company, citing "relatively strong" revenue trends from businesses and a conservative guidance, among other reasons.Analyst Mike McCormack...

Aircraft owner group spent $760,000 lobbying in 1Q, APFN

May 26, 2009 7:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association spent $760,000 in the first quarter to lobby on aviation regulation issues and the stimulus bill, according to a recent disclosure form.The group, which represents private pilots, also lobbied on reauthorization for the Federal Aviation...

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Semaphore SCADA RTU Products Will Be on Exhibit at AWWA ACE09

May 26, 2009 7:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.cse-semaphore.com () —Semaphore (http://www.cse-semaphore.com/default.php) , a CSE Global company, announces that its SCADA System (http://www.cse-semaphore.com/) products will be on exhibit at the American Water Works Annual Conference & Exposition (http://www.awwa.org/ACE08/) (ACE09)...

General Meeting Business Editors

May 26, 2009 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

STOCKHOLM-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Regulatory News:Eniro (STO:ENRO):For more information: http://info.eniro.com/en/Disclaimer.aspx?page/en/releases/09052 -01rda-en.aspx Eniro is the leading directory and search company in the Nordic media market. Eniro's search database connects...

American Commercial stock in reverse split

May 26, 2009 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — American Commercial Lines Inc. said a reverse stock split took effect before the beginning of trading Tuesday.Under the reverse split, stockholders got one share for each four they owned before the split.The number of outstanding shares was cut to about 12.7 million from...

Sciele buys premature ejaculation drug candidate, APFN

May 26, 2009 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Sciele Pharma Inc. said Tuesday it paid $8.4 million upfront for the worldwide rights to a premature ejaculation drug candidate being developed by Plethora Solutions Holdings.Sciele already owned the U.S. rights to the drug candidate, which is called PSD502. The drug is an...

WellPoint spent $1.2M lobbying government in 1Q, APFN

May 26, 2009 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — WellPoint Inc., the nation's largest health insurer based on membership, spent more than $1.2 million in the first quarter to lobby the federal government, according to a recent disclosure form.The Indianapolis-based managed care company lobbied on the American Recovery and...

Remarks of Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, US

May 26, 2009 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Text of Sonia Sotomayor's remarks on Tuesday after President Barack Obama announced her nomination to the Supreme Court, as transcribed by CQ Transcriptions.SOTOMAYOR: I was just counseled not to be nervous.That's almost impossible.Thank you, Mr. President, for the most humbling honor of my life....

Obama's court pick has deep ties to Princeton, NJ

May 26, 2009 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — President Obama's Supreme Court nominee could become the 10th Princeton University graduate to sit on the panel if she's confirmed.Sonia Sotomayor graduated from the Ivy League school in 1976. She received the Pyne Prize that year, the top award given to Princeton's...

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