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Hundreds seek flood aid in Volusia County, FL

May 26, 2009 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Charlie Crist says he's confident that the Obama administration will approve his request for federal aid for flood victims in Volusia and Flagler counties.Crist said Tuesday the federal government could provide as much as $50 million in disaster relief funds by the...

Harvard's executive vice president to step down, APFN

May 26, 2009 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University's executive vice president Edward Forst is leaving after less than one year on the job.Harvard President Drew Faust said Tuesday the former executive with Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs & Co. will step down Aug. 1 to resume his career in the...

Canadian Zinc Corporation Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

May 26, 2009 2:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian Zinc Corporation (TSX: CZN)(OTCBB: CZICF) (the "Company" or "Canadian Zinc") announces that it intends to renew, subject to regulatory approval, its normal course issuer bid (the "Bid") pursuant to which the Company may purchase up to a maximum of 5,000,000 common shares in the capital of...

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'Night at the Museum,' 'Terminator' top box office, US

May 26, 2009 2:44 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New movies "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" and "Terminator Salvation" topped the box office over Memorial Day weekend.The sequel starring Ben Stiller took the No. 1 spot with $70 million over the long weekend while the fourth "Terminator" film came in second with...

Interpublic Group to Present at the Sanford C. Bernstein 25th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference Business Editors/Advertising Editors

May 26, 2009 2:44 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) senior management will present at the Sanford C. Bernstein 25th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on Friday, May 29th, 2009, at 9:00 am Eastern time, as scheduled.A link to the live webcast will be posted on the day of...

HL:Patheon takes fight with New York investment firm JLL to court@

May 26, 2009 2:44 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — Patheon Inc. (TSX:PTI) said Tuesday it has asked the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to remove the board nominees of New York investment firm JLL Partners Inc. and stop the firm from voting its restricted voting shares acquired under its takeover bid."The special committee is taking...

Va. regulators continue crab catch restrictions, 3rd Ld-Writethru, VA

May 26, 2009 2:44 pm | by STEVE SZKOTAK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Intent on restoring blue crabs to sustainable levels in the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia regulators on Tuesday continued catch restrictions for the 2009 season but eased many previous or proposed limits.The Virginia Marine Resources Commission also continued a ban on the winter...

HL:SQI Diagnostics second quarter loss widens to $1.47 million on higher wages and related expenses@

May 26, 2009 2:39 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — SQI Diagnostics Inc. (TSXV:SQD), a medical systems automation company focused on laboratory-based tests, says its second quarter net loss nearly tripled to $1.47 million from $521,274 for the quarter ended March 31, 2008.The higher loss reflected increased wages and wage-related expenses...

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Gulfside Clarifies Its Disclosure on Its Onjuul Coal Property

May 26, 2009 2:39 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Robert L. Card, President of Gulfside Minerals Ltd. (the "Company" or "GMG") (TSX VENTURE: GMG), reports that as a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission, the Company is issuing the following news release to clarify its disclosure related to the Onjuul Coal Property in...

Conn. Senate votes to regulate hedge funds, CT

May 26, 2009 2:39 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Senate has voted to require hedge funds and private equity funds located in the state and doing business here to disclose certain conflicts of interest to customers.Supporters of the bill, which passed on a 24-12, party-line vote, say it's needed because...

HL:Medipattern third quarter loss widens slightly to $883,253 from $876,710@

May 26, 2009 2:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — The Medipattern Corp. (TSXV:MKI), a developer of medical software for ultrasound imaging systems, reports its third quarter net loss rose to $883,253 from $876,710 for the same year-earlier period.The Toronto company said Tuesday it lost two cents a share for the three months ended March...

HL:Official languages commissioner says more work needed with Olympics in mind@

May 26, 2009 2:38 pm | by Marie Vastel@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — The country's official languages commissioner says Canada has a lot of work to do if it's going to impress the world during next year's Winter Olympics in Vancouver.Graham Fraser said Tuesday it is even difficult to be served in the language of one's choice at airports across the country...

William Tauber Named FINALIST 2009 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Business Editors/Energy Editors

May 26, 2009 2:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TUSTIN, Calif.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- William Tauber, CEO of Progressive Lighting & Energy Solutions and host of the "Green Energy Show with Bill Tauber" Half-Hour Radio Talk Show heard every Saturday at 7:30AM in the Southern California broadcast market has been named FINALIST in the...

Group opposes Ore. transportation package, 1st Ld-Writethru, OR

May 26, 2009 2:38 pm | by BRAD CAIN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The environmental group 1000 Friends of Oregon is urging Oregon House members to reject a transportation package on grounds that it is too heavily weighted toward big highway projects.The stand by 1000 Friends' executive director Bob Stacey comes as the House prepares to vote...

Allegheny Technologies to issue $650 mln in debt, APFN

May 26, 2009 2:38 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Allegheny Technologies Inc. said Tuesday it plans to issue $650 million in new debt to retire old debt and make pension plan contributions.The company said it would offer $300 million in senior notes due in 2019, with interest rates to be determined when the notes are priced.It...

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