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Entrepreneur thinks air-powered cars will fly

May 25, 2009 10:16 am | by DAN STRUMPF - AP Auto Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Most car companies are racing to bring electric vehicles to the market. But one startup is skipping the high-tech electronics, making cars whose energy source is pulled literally out of thin air.Zero Pollution Motors is trying to bring a car to U.S. roads by early 2011 that's...

Police search for double shooting suspect in Ark., AR

May 25, 2009 10:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PARKIN, Ark. (AP) — Police in eastern Arkansas are searching for a man they say shot his brother in the leg and another man in the chest six times.Parkin Police Chief Dean Davidson says Robert Paul Bailey is likely on methamphetamine and is considered armed and dangerous. Davidson tells Jonesboro...

Man goes overboard from cruise ship, FL

May 25, 2009 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard is searching for a man believed to have gone overboard from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico.The Coast Guard say 18-year-old Bruce Okrepki reportedly went overboard from the Carnival Fantasy at about 9:45 p.m. Sunday, about 150 miles southwest of Tampa.Okrepki...

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Ohio counties want more access to seized assets, 1st Ld-Writethru, OH

May 25, 2009 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — State legislators ought to make it easier for financially troubled counties to use seized assets from drug cases to pay for essential services, a group that represents Ohio county commissioners said.By law, sheriffs can only use seized assets for equipment, such as guns,...

HL:WestJet and Southwest delay implementing code-share arrangement@

May 25, 2009 10:10 am | by Lauren Krugel@Associated Press | News | Comments

CALGARY — WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s (TSX:WJA) ambitions to expand further into U.S. markets were dealt a setback Monday, after Texas-based discount carrier Southwest Airlines put off implementing a code-share agreement inked last year with the Canadian company.The arrangement, which would allow the...

SolarEdge Technologies ernennt Zvi Lando zum VP des weltweiten Vertriebs Business Editors/Energy Editors

May 25, 2009 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HERTZLIA, Israel-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 25. Mai 2009-- SolarEdge Technologies, eine innovative Firmenneugrundung zur Gewinnung von Solarenergie, hat heute die Ernennung von Zvi Landau zum Posten des Vizeprasidenten des weltweiten Vertriebs bekanntgegeben. In dieser Funktion wird Lando die...

Warned That Board of Directors Is Shirking Its Fiduciary Duties On Ecuador International News Desks/Business Editors/Energy Editors

May 25, 2009 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 25, 2009-- Chevron's management and Board of Directors are failing to adequately discharge their fiduciary duties relating to a potential $27 billion liability in Ecuador for environmental damage caused by Texaco when it operated an oil concession in the Amazon...

SolarEdge Technologies Appoints Zvi Lando as VP of Global Sales Business Editors/Energy Editors

May 25, 2009 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HERTZLIA, Israel-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 25, 2009-- SolarEdge Technologies, an innovative solar power harvesting start-up, today announced the appointment of Zvi Lando to the position of vice president of global sales. In this capacity, Lando will direct worldwide sales efforts for the company,...

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Optessa Targets Auto Suppliers

May 25, 2009 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.optessa.com () —Optessa sequencing and scheduling optimization technology has been successfully deployed in their assembly plants by some of the top tier global automotive OEMs, both Japanese and North American. The deployments have enabled significant benefits such as-- Reduction in...

French museum honors southwest Mo., 1st Ld-Writethru, MO

May 25, 2009 10:04 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SARCOXIE, Mo. (AP) — A French village has inducted a man from this southwest Missouri town into its local museum as a hero for his service in helping liberate the area during World War II.Lloyd David Lewis died in May 2008 at age 86. But as a 23-year-old Army private, he was wounded during a raid...

Concerns arise over planned well near Aztec Ruins, NM

May 25, 2009 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — A natural gas company plans to drill a well less than 45 yards from a corner of Aztec Ruins National Monument, and the director of nearby ruins is concerned about possible damage.Maana Gas Inc. plans to use directional drilling to tap resources on 160 acres it leases beneath the...

HL:Sylogist posts profit as Q2 revenue rises 25 per cent to $2 million@

May 25, 2009 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CALGARY — Sylogist Ltd. (TSX:SYZ), which provides financial information management systems and other technology to the municipal, education and private sectors, was profitable for a second consecutive quarter.The company's revenues rose to $2 million in the company's fiscal second quarter, up 25...

Timminco and Q-Cells Replace Solar Grade Silicon Contract

May 25, 2009 9:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Timminco Limited ("Timminco") (TSX: TIM) and Q-Cells SE ("Q-Cells") (FRANKFURT: QCE) announced that they have reached a new supply agreement for solar grade silicon. It will replace the agreement signed in 2008 for the five-year period through 2013. The new agreement contemplates deliveries of 100...

HL:Cannon vague on Jewish settlements issue@

May 25, 2009 9:54 am | by Jennifer Ditchburn@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — With Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at his side Monday, Canada's foreign affairs minister carefully dodged questions on the expansion of Jewish settlements in Palestinian territory.Abbas told reporters during his Ottawa visit that the international community has been clear...

Ga. congressman wants to end automatic citizenship, GA

May 25, 2009 9:54 am | by KATE BRUMBACK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, a Republican candidate for governor of Georgia, has proposed changing the long-standing federal policy that automatically grants citizenship to any baby born on U.S. soil, a move opposed by immigrant rights advocates.Supporters of Deal's proposal say...

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