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Greenberg Traurig Attorney D. Porpoise Evans Receives Inaugural Community Advocacy Award Business Editors/Legal Writers

May 19, 2009 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MIAMI-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- D. Porpoise Evans, an associate in the Miami office of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, is the first recipient of the Community Advocacy Award from Put Something Back, a joint pro bono project of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida and the...

CSU board to discuss contested closed meeting, 3rd Ld-Writethru, CO

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado State University board has scheduled a meeting Wednesday to discuss a contested closed-door session where members chose the sole finalist for chancellor of the CSU System.The Board of Governors' agenda says the topic will be a recommendation from its attorney...

Court records: Wyoming trooper planned murder, 3rd Ld-Writethru, WY

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by BEN NEARY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal authorities say a former Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper pulled over a Wal-Mart truck in January and took the driver into custody as part of an aborted plan to murder him and crash the truck into his patrol car to collect damages from the company.Former trooper Franklin...


NOAA head touts $18.6M for major fisheries shift, 2nd Ld-Writethru, MA

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by JAY LINDSAY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON (AP) — The nation's fisheries chief said Tuesday that a seismic shift in New England fishery management is key to preserving the venerable industry and touted an extra $18.6 million to help make the change."I believe that we have an unparalleled opportunity to truly demonstrate that good,...

Venezuela arrests former head of state-run bank, 1st Ld-Writethru, LT

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan police arrested the ex-president of a state-run bank on corruption-related charges Tuesday.Luis Quiaro, who headed Caracas-based Banco Industrial de Venezuela from 2005 to 2007, was detained after a court issued an arrest warrant. He is under investigation in a...

FTC says they're quashing phony car warranty sales, 1st Ld-Writethru, MT

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Federal authorities say they have disconnected companies that make automated phone calls attempting to sell extended car warranties.Attorney General Steve Bullock said Tuesday that many Montanans have received dozens of such "robocalls." He says the companies making them use...

Senate confirms new financial regulator, US

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by ANNE FLAHERTY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Tuesday to put Gary Gensler in charge of helping the Obama administration clamp down on financial firms that make risky bets in the derivatives market, less than a decade after he opposed doing so.Gensler, a Treasury Department official during the Clinton...

Contemporary All-White Small Form Factor Desktop PC with Matching Monitor Business Editors/Technology Editors

May 19, 2009 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- eMachines today introduced a redesigned small form factor desktop PC with matching monitor design. The EL1300 Series offers powerful performance combined with user-friendly features and a shiny, bright, all-white design, accented with green LED...


European carmakers unfazed by Obama proposal, EU

May 19, 2009 10:59 am | by GEORGE FREY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

FRANKFURT (AP) — Several of Germany's top carmakers said Tuesday they likely won't be affected by changes to U.S. emissions and fuel standards, staking a claim to be the market leaders in efficiency.Birgit Hiller, a spokeswoman at BMW AG in Munich said the company would probably have an advantage...

BAE Systems receives $601 million Army contract, APFN

May 19, 2009 10:59 am | by mzu-srs-ajhAssociated Press | News | Comments

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Defense and aerospace contractor BAE Systems has received a $601 million U.S. Army contract to refurbish heavy infantry vehicles.BAE Systems will repair and upgrade 606 Bradley Fighting Vehicles following combat use and replace some vehicles damaged in battle.Initial...

Cracker Barrel shares rise on analyst expectations, APFN

May 19, 2009 10:59 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. climbed Tuesday after a SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst said the restaurant chain will likely best Wall Street's expectations when it reports its fiscal third-quarter financial results.Shares rose $1.56, or 5.2 percent, to $31.37 in...

Reno Mayor Cashell: Governor lied about gas tax, NV

May 19, 2009 10:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Reno Mayor Bob Cashell said Tuesday Gov. Jim Gibbons lied to him and Sparks Mayor Geno Martini about a voter-approved measure to raise the gas tax in Washoe County."The governor lied," Cashell told the Reno Gazette-Journal."He lied to me and Geno Martini. He said anything passed...

HL:Odds favour Black with Supreme Court set to review fraud conviction: experts@

May 19, 2009 10:54 am | by Kristine Owram@Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — Petitioners who are granted a review by the U.S. Supreme Court win the majority of their cases, giving jailed businessman Conrad Black reason to be optimistic as the top court prepares to review his fraud conviction, a legal expert says."More often than not, the petitioner wins and that's...

Semiconductor, una empresa emergente de productos de memoria no volatil, sale en modo invisible Es la primera matriz de memoria de punto de cruce regrabable en el mundo que no requ...

May 19, 2009 10:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, California-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 19 de mayo de 2009-- Unity Semiconductor Corp., una empresa emergente de Silicon Valley que se desempenara en el mercado de memorias de almacenamiento de datos basadas en semiconductores como disenador, desarrollador y fabricante de productos de memoria no...

Semiconductor, une start-up de memoires non volatiles, sort du mode furtif ; La premiere matrice memoire mondiale reinscriptible avec point de connexion ne necessite pas de transis...

May 19, 2009 10:54 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SUNNYVALE, Californie-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 19 mai 2009-- Unity Semiconductor Corp., une start-up de la Silicon Valley qui va intervenir sur le marche de la memoire de stockage de donnees a semi-conducteur en tant que concepteur, developpeur et fabricant de memoires non-volatiles, a aujourd'hui...


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