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Afri-Can Marine Minerals: Progress on Diamond Sampling Vessel

May 19, 2009 9:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation ("Afri-Can") (TSX VENTURE: AFA) has been informed by International Mining and Dredging Holding Ltd. (IMDH) that the equipment installation work on the contracted diamond sampling vessel MV DP The Explorer is near completion. IMDH expects that the work will be...

258th Consecutive Dividend Business Editors/Energy Editors

May 19, 2009 9:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SALT LAKE CITY-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- Questar Corp.'s (NYSE:STR) board of directors today approved a $.1250 (12.5 cents) quarterly common stock dividend. The dividend, payable June 15, 2009, to shareholders of record on May 29, 2009, is the same as the previous quarter. This is the...

CSI: Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Television Shows Inaccurately Portray Violent Crime

May 19, 2009 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATTENTION: Health, Media editorsSAN FRANCISCO, May 19 (AScribe Newswire) -- Researchers at Mayo Clinic compared two popular television shows, "CSI" and "CSI: Miami," to actual U.S. homicide data, and discovered clear differences between media portrayals of violent deaths versus actual murders. This...

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Family Offices Announces Addition of Respected Wealth Management Professional as Senior Strategist Business Editors/Financial Editors

May 19, 2009 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PALM BEACH, Fla.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- GenSpring Family Offices, the wealth management firm for ultra-high net worth families, announced today the addition of respected investment professional Jewelle Bickford. Based in New York, Ms. Bickford joins the firm as a Senior Strategist to...

Texas state fair officials want year-round rides, 1st Ld-Writethru, TX

May 19, 2009 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DALLAS (AP) — The big Ferris wheel that soars above the State Fair of Texas could one day spin year-round.A plan unveiled Monday would add a roller coaster and other thrill rides to the 20-acre midway at Fair Park in Dallas. By 2012, a small amusement park pitched as a lower-cost rival to nearby...

King siblings oppose film deal struck by brother, 3rd Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 19, 2009 9:05 am | by ERRIN HAINES - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) — DreamWorks Studios plans to tell the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s story on the big screen in a film to be co-produced by Steven Spielberg, the studio announced Tuesday.The studio describes it as a monumental project — but two of King's children threatened legal action over the film...

Miss. supervisor arrested in prostitution sting, 2nd Ld-Writethru, MS

May 19, 2009 9:00 am | by HOLBROOK MOHR - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A county supervisor in the Mississippi Delta thought he was meeting two prostitutes from SugarDaddyForMe.com when he pulled into the Shady Nook truck stop, but instead was arrested by the FBI, federal agents said in court documents.Coahoma County Supervisor and Clarksdale...

E.Ky. coal mine cuts 85 jobs, KY

May 19, 2009 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — More mining jobs in eastern Kentucky are being cut due to the troubled economy.The Harlan Daily Enterprise reports that Cumberland River Coal cut the jobs of 85 miners in Letcher County last week.Cumberland River Coal parent company, St. Louis-based Arch Coal, cited an...

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No. of new influenza patients tops 10,000 worldwide, 78 dead+

May 19, 2009 8:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 20 (Kyodo) — The number of people infected with the new strain of influenza A topped 10,000 in 42 countries and regions as of early Wednesday Japan time, according to government announcements and media reports.The number of people infected with the H1N1 virus totaled 10,217. Deaths from...

Fitch affirms Boston Scientific debt ratings, APFN

May 19, 2009 8:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO (AP) — Fitch Ratings affirmed on Tuesday non-investment grade debt ratings for medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp. and revised its outlook to "Positive" from "Stable."Fitch affirmed "BB+" ratings for the company's senior unsecured notes, unsecured bank credit facility and its...

Local Water Leaders to Gather on East Steps as Part of ACWA Conference

May 19, 2009 8:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.acwa.com () —Hundreds of local water leaders and stakeholders will gather on the East Steps of the State Capitol tomorrow to call for action on long-term solutions to the state's water supply challenges.The rally, organized by the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), takes...

Output of flu vaccine will not begin until mid-July: WHO+

May 19, 2009 8:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GENEVA, May 19 (Kyodo) — The World Health Organization said Tuesday production of a new influenza vaccine will not start at least until mid-July, about one month later than previously thought.The WHO disclosed the finding in a report it has prepared amid spreading infections of the new strain of...

American Dental Education Association Receives Grant From W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Help Improve the Oral Health of Vulnerable Children

May 19, 2009 8:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATTENTION: Health, Health Policy editorsWASHINGTON, May 19 (AScribe Newswire) -- The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) has received a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) to create academic-community partnerships that will improve the lives of children who lack access to dental...

Judge won't toss lawsuit over Hilton movie flop, US

May 19, 2009 8:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MIAMI (AP) — A judge in Miami won't throw out a lawsuit claiming Paris Hilton didn't live up to her promotion contract for the 2006 movie "Pledge This!"U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno ruled Monday there are enough issues in dispute for a trial to begin on June 8.The court-appointed receiver for...

NBC's schedule for the fall TV season, US

May 19, 2009 8:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NBC's prime-time schedule for the fall:Monday8 p.m. — "Heroes"9 p.m. — "Trauma"10 p.m. — "The Jay Leno Show"Tuesday8 p.m. — "The Biggest Loser"10 p.m. — "The Jay Leno Show"Wednesday8 p.m. — "Parenthood"9 p.m. — "Law & Order: SVU"10 p.m. — "The Jay Leno Show"Thursday8 p.m. — "SNL Weekend Update...

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