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Far-right anti-Israel campaign ads rankle Austria, 2nd Ld-Writethru, EU

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by VERONIKA OLEKSYN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's far-right Freedom Party is coming under fire for inflammatory newspaper campaign ads focused on Turkey and Israel ahead of next month's European elections.Critics from across the political spectrum — including the chancellor — say the ads are a crass attempt to shore up...

Lund Gold Ltd.: Blackfox Property Update

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lund Gold Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: LGD) ("Lund") is pleased to report that the Phase 1 Exploration at the Blackfox Property in Northern Ontario is complete. The Property is located approx. 225km east of Thunder Bay and approx. 70km west of the Hemlo Gold Deposit. The Property lies within an extension of...

Britain opens its doors to all Gurkha veterans, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by RAPHAEL G. SATTER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) — The storied Nepalese warriors who have served Britain's military for nearly two centuries were given the automatic right Thursday to settle in Britain, gaining a hard-won victory after years of lawsuits and lobbying.The Gurkhas' fierceness has carried them through wars in the...

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Subsidiary Receives Investment Certificate for the Lam Dong Wind Power Plant Business Editors/Energy Writers

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES & HANOI, Vietnam-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009--Cavico Corp. ("Cavico" or "the Company") (OTC BB: CVIC),a leading infrastructure development company in Vietnam, today announced that Cavico Transportation, the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, received the investment certificate from...

Theft Resolution Services Provided by Identity Theft 911 to First Neighbor Bank Customers Business Editors/Technology Editors

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009--Identity Theft 911 (www.identitytheft911.com), America's leading identity theft resolution and education services provider, announced its partnership with First Neighbor Bank, Toledo, Ill.As part of the partnership, account holders and their...

Pa. man facing fraud charges in Texas, PA

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Lancaster man already facing federal prison time is facing additional charges of defrauding investors in Texas and Florida of $55 million.Jeffrey Bruteyn was sentenced Wednesday to 13 months in prison for making a false statement in a passport application.The 38-year-old...

Mail-in tax elections set for 2 Neb. towns, NE

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OSCEOLA, Neb. (AP) — Polk County will be conducting all-mail elections for sales-tax proposals in Osceola and Stromsburg.Stromsburg officials say the 1.5 percent tax would help pay for a new water plant, a bigger fire station and fix leaks in the town swimming pool.The tax revenue from the extra...

Hot Topic shares downgraded, 3rd Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Hot Topic Inc.'s guidance for the second quarter fell short, said an analyst who downgraded the stock Thursday, driving shares lower.FBR Capital Markets' Adrienne Tennant said the teen retailer's expectation of a loss between 4 cents and 6 cents per share and a mid-single-digit drop...

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Chicago post office ends 24-hour counter service, APFN

May 21, 2009 5:38 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will cease round-the-clock service at its last 24-hour post office windows in the country, located in downtown Chicago.Officials with the U.S. Postal Service say they don't have enough customers to justify keeping the post office staffed all night with...

Fox: will.i.am self-censored on 'Boom Boom Pow', APFN

May 21, 2009 5:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox TV says a moment of silence during the Black Eyed Peas performance on 'American Idol' wasn't the network's doing.Midway through the song "Boom Boom Pow," TV viewers heard only silence and saw an "Idol" logo across the screen for a few moments. A Fox spokesman said it was...

HL:N.B. government spending $57 million on business, population growth@

May 21, 2009 5:37 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAINT JOHN, N.B. — The New Brunswick government has announced spending of almost $57 million for business and population growth.The province says the money will help to attract more investment and create jobs.Topping the list is $26 million in assistance for business to enhance job creation.Another...

CPI Announces Addition of Dementia Care Specialists, Inc.

May 21, 2009 5:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.crisisprevention.com () —The Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc. (CPI), an international training provider with offices in Wisconsin and Cheshire, England, has acquired Dementia Care Specialists, Inc. (DCS), a national dementia care training and consulting firm headquartered in North...

All 33 TSE industrial sectors see either pretax losses or profit falls+

May 21, 2009 5:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 21 (Kyodo) — All of the 33 industrial sectors on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange suffered either combined pretax losses or declines in combined pretax profits in fiscal 2008 amid the global economic slowdown and the stronger yen, Nikko Cordial Securities Inc. said...

Xerox CEO Mulcahy retiring, Burns to replace her

May 21, 2009 5:26 am | by ANDREW VANACORE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Xerox Corp. said Thursday that Chief Executive Anne Mulcahy will retire July 1, to be succeeded by Ursula Burns, the printer and copier maker's president. She will make Xerox the largest U.S. company to be headed by a black woman.The move has been in the works since Burns, 50,...

Janklow says credit card companies will adapt, SD

May 21, 2009 5:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Anyone with a credit card is going to notice major changes in the industry over the next nine months.President Barack Obama plans to sign legislation on Friday that will set limits on sudden hikes in interest rates and bring about other adjustments.Former South Dakota Gov....

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