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Somali leader partly blames US policy for chaos, 1st Ld-Writethru, MN

May 20, 2009 10:21 am | by HENRY C. JACKSON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Years of bungled policy by the United States and other western countries has led to the current chaos in Somalia, the leader of a Minnesota Somali advocacy organization said Wednesday.Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, Omar Jamal, the executive director of the...

LA school officials mulling drastic budget cuts, 1st Ld-Writethru, CA

May 20, 2009 10:21 am | by CHRISTINA HOAG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles school officials say the results of Tuesday's special election will have a devastating impact on the nation's second largest school district.School district Superintendent Ramon Cortines said Wednesday that voters' rejection of the budget propositions will force the...

David C. Cooke Joins Corporation's Board of Directors

May 20, 2009 10:21 am | by GLOBE NEWSWIREAssociated Press | News | Comments

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Patrick H. Gaines, Chairman of LML Payment Systems Inc. ("the "Corporation") (Nasdaq:LMLP) is pleased to announce the appointment of David C. Cooke to the Board of Directors.Mr. Cooke served as the Executive Director of the newly-created...

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Halliburton chief distances company from KBR, US

May 20, 2009 10:21 am | by JOHN PORRETTO - AP Energy Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

HOUSTON (AP) — Halliburton chairman and CEO Dave Lesar reassured shareholders Wednesday the oilfield services company has no ties to former subsidiary KBR Inc., even though the two are still often linked in legal matters.Lesar used the company's annual meeting as another avenue to distance...

HL:The Canadian Press News Budget for Wednesday, May 20, 2009@

May 20, 2009 10:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Here is a recap of the top Canadian stories for Wednesday. The next coverage advisory will move about 13:30 ET Thursday. If you have any questions, contact the National Desk at 416-507-2150.Copy moves by 18:00 ET unless otherwise noted; all times ET.For queries about non-Canadian Press syndicated...

Obama unsure on shifting Guantanamo prisoners

May 20, 2009 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Robert Gibbs says President Barack Obama has not yet decided where to send some of the prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay .Obama will address the nation on national security in a major speech Thursday and will detail plans for the closure of the...

Germany to Google: Erase raw street-level images, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 20, 2009 10:20 am | by MELISSA EDDY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BERLIN (AP) — A data protection official for Germany said Wednesday that Google had yet to meet a key request that photos gathered for its panoramic mapping service be erased after they are sent to the United States for processing.Johannes Caspar, the head of the Hamburg regional office for data...

Iran Test Fires Missile; Arrest Ordered for Mother of Boy Resisting Chemo; No Progress for "Don't Ask Don't Tell" Policy;

May 20, 2009 10:20 am | by Barbara StarrAssociated Press | News | Comments

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Southwest CEO says air traffic fizzling in May, 4th Ld-Writethru, US

May 20, 2009 10:20 am | by DAVID KOENIG - AP Airlines Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of Southwest Airlines says an April pickup in travel has fizzled in May, forcing the company to speed up plans to raise more revenue.Chief Executive Gary Kelly said Wednesday that the airline has been hurt by the swine flu outbreak, which made travelers nervous about getting...

WVa joins national effort to stop charity fraud, WV

May 20, 2009 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has joined a nationwide effort to protect citizens from fraudulent charities.Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office said Wednesday that under Operation False Charity the state participated in enforcement actions against two companies.The operation focuses on...

Playwrights' Center head going to Chicago, MN

May 20, 2009 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The head of The Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis is leaving for a job with Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company.Polly Carl will join Steppenwolf in September as director of artistic development, a newly created position.Carl joined The Playwrights' Center 11 years ago and has...

Clothing retailer Cato says 1Q profit rises 12 pct, APFN

May 20, 2009 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Women's clothing retailer Cato Corp. said Wednesday its first-quarter profit rose 12 percent as the company used markdowns to attract consumers during the recession.The Charlotte, N.C.-based mall retailer earned $18.8 million, or 64 cents per share, in the quarter that ended...

Did Donald Rumsfeld Delay Katrina Aid?; Should Republicans Take on President Obama? - Part 1

May 20, 2009 10:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

xfdiw CNN-NEWSROOM-07 RICK SANCHEZ, CNN ANCHOR (voice-over): As they...

US officials: Iran missile may be more advanced, 7th Ld-Writethru, US

May 20, 2009 10:14 am | by PAMELA HESS - Associated Press Writers - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The missile test-fired by Iran is the longest-range solid-propellent missile it has launched yet, a U.S. government official said Wednesday, raising concerns about whether the sophistication of Tehran's missile program is increasing.The U.S. official, who spoke on condition of...

Calif asks high court to OK violent video game ban, 3rd Ld-Writethru, CA

May 20, 2009 10:13 am | by PAUL ELIAS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Attorney General Jerry Brown petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to reinstate a state law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to minors.In February, the 9th U.S. Court of Appeals struck down the law as a free...

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