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HL:TransAlta advances major 2010 maintenance plans to the second and third quarters of this year@

May 20, 2009 6:41 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CALGARY — Power producer TransAlta Corp. (TSX:TA) says it plans to advance a major maintenance outage on its 353 megawatt Sundance 3 generating plant in Alberta from the second quarter of 2010 into the second and third quarters of 2009.The move will cost the company between $24 million to $28...

Biogen Idec spent $290K lobbying government in 1Q, APFN

May 20, 2009 6:41 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biotechnology company Biogen Idec Inc. spent $290,000 lobbying the federal government in the first quarter, according to a recent disclosure form.The Cambridge, Mass.-based company lobbied on legislation that would set up a process for the Food and Drug Administration to approve...

Archangel Announces Resignation of Director

May 20, 2009 6:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Archangel Diamond Corporation (TSX VENTURE: AAD) announces the resignation of Clive Hartz from the Board. The Corporation expresses its gratitude to Mr Hartz for his dedicated service to the Corporation.This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy,...

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Aurora school budget poised to top $400 million, CO

May 20, 2009 6:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The Aurora Public Schools budget may top $400 million for the first time.The school board on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to a $444 million budget, $62 million larger than that the previous year.A series of public meetings is planned before the board votes on June 16...

Genzyme and Isis say cholesterol drug met goal, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 20, 2009 6:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Genzyme Corp. and Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Wednesday reported successful trial results for mipomersen, as the companies said the cholesterol drug candidate met its primary goal in late stage clinical testing.Mipomersen reduced patients' levels of LDL cholesterol, also called bad...

HL:Enbridge lines up shippers for natural gas pipeline from Texas to Louisiana@

May 20, 2009 6:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CALGARY — Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) says there's been sufficient interest from shippers for it to go ahead with the proposed LaCrosse natural gas pipeline in the U.S. Gulf region.The Calgary-based company, one of North America's largest pipeline operators, said LaCrosse would stretch from Carthage,...

Golden Hope Releases Progress Report on Timmins Gold Deposit

May 20, 2009 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Golden Hope Mines Limited (TSX VENTURE: GNH)(PINK SHEETS: GOLHF) is pleased to release its progress report on the Timmins Gold Deposit. The Report provides the first detailed summary of geology and exploration on the deposit, located in Southeastern Quebec, Canada.The Report is available on the...

Amylin spent $350K lobbying government in 1Q, APFN

May 20, 2009 6:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biotech drugmaker Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. spent $350,000 lobbying the federal government in the first quarter, according to a recent disclosure form.San Diego-based Amylin lobbied on legislation that would allow the Food and Drug Administration to approve copies of biotech...

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Former NBA great Baylor sues for water damages, APFN

May 20, 2009 6:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NBA great Elgin Baylor is suing an insurance and construction company for water damages to his Beverly Hills mansion.The suit, filed in LA County Superior Court on Tuesday, alleges that Deleware-based Lexington Insurance Company failed to properly investigate Baylor's...

Weekly newspaper gets loan from NC town board, 2nd Ld-Writethru, NC

May 20, 2009 6:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CARRBORO, N.C. (AP) — A weekly newspaper asked for a loan and received $50,000 from a North Carolina town so it can print more copies, hire more staff and expand its office.The Carrboro Board of Aldermen approved the loan Tuesday night for the Carrboro Citizen, a two-year-old publication. The money...

Ugly is cool and practical in newest Kia, US

May 20, 2009 6:29 am | by ANN M. JOBAssociated Press | News | Comments

If the name of Kia's new car — the Soul — isn't memorable enough, the look of the five-door, small wagon surely is.At 5.3 feet tall, the Soul is a boxy car that's shaped like a Converse high-top sneaker. Its interior is nicely done with a driver's seat that adjusts high for good views out, jazzy...

Death toll hits 7 in Pakistan blast near cinema, 3rd Ld-Writethru, AS

May 20, 2009 6:28 am | by RIAZ KHAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — The death toll in a car bombing near a Pakistani movie theater climbed overnight to seven, police said Saturday, as the military surrounded Taliban strongholds elsewhere in the northwest region bordering Afghanistan.The attack Friday in the main northwestern city of...

Eco-Boosting Fuel Economy

May 20, 2009 6:25 am | News | Comments

Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) today marked the start of production of its advanced fuel-efficient EcoBoost engines at Cleveland Engine Plant No. 1 - a key step in Ford's plan to deliver leading fuel economy across millions of vehicles.

Beer price overflows for Munich's next Oktoberfest, EU

May 20, 2009 6:22 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BERLIN (AP) — Carousers at Munich's Oktoberfest must reach ever deeper into their pockets to pay for the same liter of beer with a 5 percent price hike this year.Munich Office of Tourism said Wednesday a 2-pint (1-liter) mug of beer will cost between €8.50 (US$11.63) and €8.60 (US$11.78) at the...

Taleo Performance Selected as "Best Human Resources Solution" by the Software & Information Industry Association

May 20, 2009 6:22 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.taleo.com () —Taleo Corporation (NASDAQ: TLEO), the leading provider of on-demand talent management solutions, today announced that Taleo Performance, the company's performance management solution for enterprises, has been chosen by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)...

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