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Clinton details humanitarian aid to Pakistan, 8th Ld-Writethru, US

May 19, 2009 5:34 am | by PHILIP ELLIOTT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday the United States was sending $110 million in emergency humanitarian aid to Pakistan, part of the administration's new strategy for countering the appeal of Taliban militants in the nuclear-armed American ally.Clinton detailed...

Serbia draws euro788 million from IMF, EU

May 19, 2009 5:34 am | by DUSAN STOJANOVIC - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia on Tuesday said it would draw euro788 million of euro2.94 billion ($3.97 billion) emergency loan from the International Monetary Fund to stabilize its recession-hit economy.National Bank Governor Radovan Jelasic said the initial installment will be used to boost...

Serbia draws €788 million from IMF, EU

May 19, 2009 5:34 am | by DUSAN STOJANOVIC - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia on Tuesday said it would draw €788 million of €2.94 billion ($3.97 billion) emergency loan from the International Monetary Fund to stabilize its recession-hit economy.National Bank Governor Radovan Jelasic said the initial installment will be used to boost Serbia's...

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Former NH insurance agent sentenced to prison, NH

May 19, 2009 5:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire state employee has been sentenced to two years in federal prison and pay back more than $164,000 to clients she defrauded in her previous job as an insurance agent.Raye Ellen Douville of Bedford, who had pleaded guilty to insurance fraud in January, had been...

Lehman asks to investigate Barclays over sale, US

May 19, 2009 5:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Lehman Brothers asked a bankruptcy judge for permission to investigate Barclays PLC, the British bank that bought Lehman's broker-dealer business amid the early chaos of its bankruptcy.Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. argued in court papers filed Monday that Barclays paid...

Cleveland's MetroHealth might do jail health care, OH

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's public health care system is negotiating to take over physician and pharmacy services at the county jail this year.It's an effort to cut costs for the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County jail and bring more revenue to county-owned MetroHealth, which runs MetroHealth...

Ahead of the Bell: Ameritrade rises after report, APFN

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. rose in premarket trading Tuesday, a day after the online brokerage said client trades grew 36 percent in April.Share of Ameritrade rose 73 cents, or 4.3 percent to $17.55 in premarket trading, after closing Monday at $16.82."Trading...

Vena Resources Reports 2009 First Quarter Financial Results

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Vena Resources Inc. ("Vena" or the "Company") (TSX: VEM)(LIMA: VEM)(FRANKFURT: V1R) filed its first quarter financial and operating results on Friday, May 15 for the three months ended March 31, 2009.Given current market conditions, Vena is monetizing several non-core assets to raise funds without...

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Hundreds turn out for hearing on Oneida land trust, NY

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — Oneida Indian Nation leader Ray Halbritter is pledging to bring 1,000 new jobs to central New York if a proposed $55 million land trust settlement with Oneida County is approved.More than 200 residents at a public hearing Monday night offered a mix of praise and criticism for...

Macrovision to change name to Rovi, APFN

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Macrovision Solutions Corp., a digital home entertainment company, said Tuesday it will change its name to Rovi.The company will continue to operate as Macrovision until its annual shareholder meeting July 15, when it will ask stockholders to approve the name change. The...

LEAD: Baseball: F's explode for 16 runs against Giants+

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAPPORO, May 19 (Kyodo) — (EDS: ADDING 2 GAMES)Shinji Tsuruoka and Makoto Kaneko drove in seven runs between them as the Nippon Ham Fighters trounced the Yomiuri Giants 16-6 on Tuesday, the first day of interleague play.After hitting back-to-back RBI singles in a four-run fourth inning that put...

with Recognition Awards Business Editors

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HARRISONBURG, Va.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- The Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM), a leading management development and leadership educator, announced today the recipients of the 2009 ICPM Recognition Awards. Seven managers, which included Certified Managers (CM), CM(TM)...

TRENDnet Announces Web Smart Switch Upgrades at Interop

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.trendnet.com () —TRENDnet (http://www.trendnet.com/) , a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today, at Interop Las Vegas, announces powerful upgrades to TRENDnet's entire Web Smart Switch portfolio. New supported features include Simple Network Management Protocol...

Project Success With Customizable Methodology

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A new set of fully customizable Project Management Methodology (http://www.mpmm.com/) has just been released by Method123, leaders in the online project methodology space.MPMM offers the complete solution for creating and customizing project management methodologies within an organization and is...

4TH LD: Japan new flu infections near 200, onboard checks to be phased out+

May 19, 2009 5:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 19 (Kyodo) — The government will phase out onboard quarantine inspections at airports to detect infections of the new strain of influenza to focus on measures to prevent the domestic spread of the new flu as the number of cases in Japan approached 200, according to health ministry...

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