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Wyo. biologists study turbines' effect on grouse, APFN

May 26, 2009 6:35 am | by MATT JOYCE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — In the high-stakes game of preserving sage grouse, biologists say they're still figuring out how the birds will react to the influx of wind turbines rising up from the wide-open sagebrush plains where the birds evolved.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 15 months ago commenced...

Earnings Preview: Staples, APFN

May 26, 2009 6:34 am | by ASHLEY M. HEHER - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — Staples Inc. reports results for the first quarter on Wednesday. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.OVERVIEW: During the first quarter Staples, the world's largest office supply retailer, made a $500 million public offering of its...

A-Power Energy names new CFO, COO, APFN

May 26, 2009 6:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — A-Power Energy Generation Systems Ltd., a China-based power equipment company, on Tuesday said it named Kin Kwong "Peter" Mak to the position of Chief Financial Officer.Mak, 48, joins A-Power from New Dragon Asia Corp., where he held the CFO position from 2004 and 2008. Currently,...

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HL:Kinbauri Gold's board prepares to fend off takeover by Orvana Minerals@

May 26, 2009 6:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — A partial sale of the El Valle/Carles gold and copper project in Spain has been put on hold by Kinbauri Gold Corp. (TSXV:KNB) and the buyer, Glen Eagle Resources Inc. (TSXV:GER), pending resolution of a court challenge by one of Kinbauri's significant shareholders.Jaguar Financial Corp....

HL:Study suggests new payment models are not solving MD shortage for poor@

May 26, 2009 6:34 am | by Andre Picard@Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — Ontario's multimillion-dollar efforts to improve access to physicians have largely been successful, but there is troubling new evidence that the poorest and sickest citizens in the province have not benefited from the investments.Reeling from ever-growing waits in emergency rooms, doctors...

Now Or Never

May 26, 2009 6:33 am | by Emily Fredrix, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

The clock is ticking on a June 1 deadline for General Motors Corp. to restructure, and this make-or-break week is expected to bring more plant closures, employee concessions and other last-minute efforts.

Court: Phone drug buys shouldn't bring extra time, US

May 26, 2009 6:14 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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

US high court to decide on allowing Vioxx suits

May 26, 2009 6:13 am | by LINDA A. JOHNSON - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

TRENTON, New Jersey (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether shareholders can sue Merck & Co. over whether the drugmaker properly warned about the risks of its former blockbuster painkiller Vioxx before it was pulled from the market.The case could have implications for many securities...

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Emulex again tells shareholders to reject offer, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 26, 2009 6:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Network gear maker Emulex Corp. said Tuesday it sent a letter to its shareholders continuing to urge them not to tender their shares into an unsolicited $9.25 per share tender offer from chip maker Broadcom Corp.Emulex has already recommended that its shareholders reject...

Earnings Preview: H.J. Heinz Co., APFN

May 26, 2009 6:07 am | by EMILY FREDRIX - AP Food Industry Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

MILWAUKEE (AP) — H.J. Heinz Co. is scheduled to report earnings for its fiscal fourth quarter on Thursday before the market opens. The following is a summary of key developments and analyst opinion related to the period.OVERVIEW: Pittsburgh-based Heinz, like many food makers, continues to perform...

Irish gov't insider jailed for bribing politicians, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 26, 2009 6:07 am | by SHAWN POGATCHNIK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBLIN (AP) — A former Irish government insider was sentenced to 18 months in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to bribing politicians in the 1990s.Frank Dunlop, 62, is one of the highest-profile casualties from long-running judicial probes into political corruption.He once served as a press...

Deborah Heart & Lung Center Garners Honor for Outstanding Cardiovascular Outcomes Business Editors/Health Editors

May 26, 2009 6:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BROWNS MILLS, N.J.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- The highest designation given to hospitals by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), a three-star rating for quality of heart surgery, has been awarded to Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Browns Mills, N.J. Nationwide, only 10 percent of heart...

Consumer confidence soars, but wallets still shut

May 26, 2009 6:07 am | by ANNE D'INNOCENZIO - AP Retail Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with unemployment still rising and home prices still slumping, Americans are getting their confidence back in the economy.A widely watched barometer of confidence unexpectedly rose to the highest level since September, buoyed by an unexpected surge in the stock market, hopes...

Treasury prices slip as consumer confidence soars, US

May 26, 2009 6:07 am | by MADLEN READ - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Long-term Treasurys dipped Tuesday on a jump in consumer confidence, sending yields to their highest levels so far this year.Investors exited bonds and bought stocks after the Conference Board, a private research group, said its consumer sentiment index rose in May to the highest...

Zimbabwe's Mugabe stands by central bank chief, AF

May 26, 2009 6:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — President Robert Mugabe has vowed to keep the central bank governor in his post despite demands by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai that he be removed.State radio on Tuesday quotes Mugabe as saying central bank chief Gideon Gono "saved the country" with the measures he...

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