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Del. firm cleans up gore from bloody crime scenes, DE

May 26, 2009 6:49 am | by IRA PORTERAssociated Press | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — When Bryon Brainard was called to a crime scene in Milltown, he looked like an astronaut in a lab suit and respirator.But instead of exploring space, Brainard was recruited in March to clean up after a man fatally stabbed his wife and then himself in their home in the 2700...

Regulators: Idaho Power must sell energy credits, APFN

May 26, 2009 6:49 am | by JOHN MILLER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — After complaints by Idaho Power Co.'s largest customers, regulators have ordered the state's biggest utility to sell about $2 million worth of renewable energy credits and use the money to benefit ratepayers, instead of retiring or banking the credits in expectation of new...

Hydrogen + Fuel Cells

May 26, 2009 6:48 am | News | Comments

Hydrogen + Fuel Cells 2009, Canada's premier international hydrogen and fuel cell event, will showcase Canada's leadership in commercialization of hydrogen and fuel cell technology .

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US court: Phoning for drugs cannot bring more jail, US

May 26, 2009 6:44 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court says people who buy drugs over the telephone should not get more prison time than people who buy face-to-face from dealers.The court unanimously overturned a decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.The law made it a felony to...

Court lets stand $13M judgment against Chrysler, US

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has rejected a request from Chrysler to overturn a $13 million punitive damages award to the parents of an 8-month-old boy who died in the crash of a Dodge Caravan.The justices without comment Tuesday left in place a ruling by the Tennessee Court upholding the...

Court says states can't bar some rights suits, 1st Ld, US

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ruled that states may not prevent people from filing civil rights claims against government workers in state courts.The court, by a 5-4 vote Tuesday, said people have a choice whether to file their claims in federal or state courts. Filing fees are cheaper...

Electron Energy Corporation Wins STTR Contract

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | News | Comments

Electron Energy Corporation (EEC), a leading US producer of rare-earth magnets, has been awarded a $750,000 Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) contract by the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science, Argonne, IL. The announcement was made by Michael H. Walmer, EEC President.

Nuggets even Western finals against Lakers at 2-2

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by ARNIE STAPLETON - AP Sports Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DENVER (AP) — The Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 120-101 on Monday night, evening the Western Conference finals at two games apiece.A dominating effort on the boards and a great performance by the bench helped the Denver Nuggets overcome a below-par effort from an ailing Carmelo...

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Police: Mike Tyson's daughter on life support

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by AMANDA LEE MYERS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PHOENIX (AP) — Boxer Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter is on life support after she was found with her neck caught in a cord of a treadmill machine Monday, police said.Exodus Tyson's 7-year-old brother found her on a treadmill with her neck in the cord that dangles from the console of the exercise...

Rapper T.I. to report to US federal prison, APFN

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by JON GAMBRELL - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

FORREST CITY, Arkansas (AP) — Police guarded the rural road leading to Forrest City's federal prison complex Tuesday, awaiting the arrival of rapper T.I. to begin serving time on a weapons conviction.Five officers from nearby Forrest City set up a roadblock about 170 yards (155 meters) away from...

Minnesota boy prepares for chemo, ends legal fight, US

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by PATRICK CONDON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) — A 13-year-old cancer patient is preparing for chemotherapy after a legal fight to treat him naturally and a tense six days when the boy and his mother left the state in violation of a court order.Daniel Hauser's parents agreed Tuesday to let him receive chemotherapy for a...

Obama picks Sotomayor for high court

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by BEN FELLER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama named federal appeals judge Sonia Sotomayor as the nation's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice on Tuesday, praising her as "an inspiring woman" with both the intellect and compassion to interpret the Constitution wisely.Obama said Sotomayor has more...

US energy secretary urges action on climate change, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by MEERA SELVA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. energy secretary pledged Tuesday that the U.S. would take the lead in fighting global warming but sidestepped questions about specific greenhouse gas reductions.Steven Chu, a Nobel-Prize winning physicist who has long warned of the dangers of global warming, told reporters at...

Labor Day fireworks show in Indianapolis canceled, IN

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A popular Labor Day fireworks show in Indianapolis is being canceled because of the recession.Emmis Communications says that it had to cancel the annual Sky Concert because of a lack of funding. The Indianapolis-based media company says it can't afford the full cost itself and...

Germany's Schaeffler reaches deal to avoid layoffs, EU

May 26, 2009 6:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BERLIN (AP) — German car parts maker Schaeffler Group KG on Tuesday agreed not to lay off workers for the next year under a plan that aims to save costs by cutting work hours, among other measures.Schaeffler said earlier this month that it needed to save euro250 million ($350 million) in annual...

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