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Awareness Month (LSAM)@ Begins June 1 Business Editors

May 27, 2009 2:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN DIEGO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 27, 2009-- Space for the fourth annual Life Settlement Awareness Month (LSAM) (R) registration, covering events for both distribution firms as well as institutional investors, is limited and open through the end of the week.LSAM begins Monday, June 1, 2009 and...

New Castle Co. passes 2010 budget, DE

May 27, 2009 2:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The New Castle County Council has passed the operating budget for 2010.The council voted 10-3 on Tuesday in favor of the budget that includes a 25 percent property tax increase and layoffs for emergency workers.The tax increase will raise an additional $21 million for the...

Euro falls against dollar, EU

May 27, 2009 2:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BERLIN (AP) — The 16-nation euro fell Thursday against the U.S. dollar, which continued to slowly regain ground against most currencies after sharp losses in recent days.The euro bought $1.3834 in morning European trading, down from $1.3919 late in New York the day before. The British pound dropped...


Polk Co. couple arrested during steroids bust, 1st Ld, FL

May 27, 2009 2:27 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say they have arrested a Florida man who told investigators he sold anabolic steroids to professional athletes, including players on two Washington sports teams.According to a news release, Richard Thomas told Polk County detectives that he sold steroids to...

Civilians suffer in Pakistan army war on Taliban, 1st Ld-Writethru, AS

May 27, 2009 2:27 am | by KATHY GANNON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

MARDAN, Pakistan (AP) — Moabullah recalled dragging the dead in his wheelbarrow for burial behind a girl's school. There were about 30 bodies, he said, many blown apart in fighting between the Pakistan army and Taliban militants in the Swat Valley.As Pakistan fights to take back the valley and...

Semiconductor Unveils Solution to End High-priced ASICs with Via-OnlyT Technology at Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum Business Editors/Technology Writers

May 27, 2009 2:22 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 27, 2009-- Triad Semiconductor Inc., the industry's leading supplier of via-configurable mixed-signal ASICs, will demonstrate its via-configurable array (VCA) technology and products implementing the technology in Booth 212 at the Military & Aerospace...


Mass. Pike drivers see increase in tickets, MA

May 27, 2009 2:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BOSTON (AP) — A state lawmaker and anti-toll activist are criticizing a sharp increase in the amount of speeding tickets being handed out by state troopers along the Massachusetts Turnpike.The Boston Herald reports Wednesday that the number of speeding tickets given on the 138-mile highway was up...

Day Highlights: First Solar, Wendy's, Equity Residential, Mid-America Apartments and Apartment Investors Business Editors

May 27, 2009 2:21 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 27, 2009--Zacks Equity Research highlights First Solar Inc. (FSLR) as the Bull of the Day and Wendy's/Arby's Group (WEN) the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Equity Residential (EQR), Mid-America Apartments (MAA) and Apartment...


Warm weather helps Neb. farmers with planting, NE

May 27, 2009 2:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Another relatively dry week helped Nebraska farmers complete most of their spring planting chores and get a good start on the first cutting of alfalfa.Last week, the weather across the state was about five degrees warmer than normal, on average, and precipitation was minimal....

German budget to include record borrowing, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 27, 2009 2:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet has approved changes to the 2009 budget that will see record levels of borrowing, Finance Minister Peer Steinbrueck said Wednesday.Steinbrueck, said the amended budget foresees borrowing of €47.6 billion ($66.5 billion) — €10.7 billion more...

beteiligt sich zusammen mit der globalen MS-Gemeinde am Welt-MS-Tag

May 27, 2009 2:16 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 27. Mai 2009-- Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) beteiligt sich heute gemeinsam mit der globalen MS-Gemeinde (Multiple Sklerose) am ersten Welt-MS-Tag und unterstutzt Veranstaltungen und Aktivitaten in uber zwolf Landern. Als weltweiter Branchenfuhrer in der...

American businessman assumes control of Sunderland, CORRECTION, SOC

May 27, 2009 2:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SUNDERLAND, England (AP) — American businessman Ellis Short has become the full owner of Premier League club Sunderland.Sunderland said Wednesday that Short will assume 100 percent control of the club from northeast England.Short, a former executive with the Dallas-based private equity group Lone...

Incoming Shell CEO reorganizes company, cuts jobs

May 27, 2009 2:11 am | by TOBY STERLING - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The incoming chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell PLC began making his mark on Wednesday as the company announced a major shakeup, including new managers, a reorganization of businesses and job cuts.Peter Voser, who takes the CEO job on July 1, said the changes would "increase...

Trusted Solutions Provider in Avocent's Service Delivery Network Take Command Program

May 27, 2009 2:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ: AVCT), a global leader in IT operations management ( , today announced that Aserdiv, Inc. has achieved Elite level status for 2009, meeting the stringent requirements of Avocent's award-winning Take Command...

Solar Power, Inc. Enters into Sales Representation Agreement with Peja Stojakovic's Global Energy Services for Solar Product Sales in Greece and the Balkans Business Editors/Ener...

May 27, 2009 2:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ROSEVILLE, Calif.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 27, 2009--Solar Power, Inc. ("SPI") (OTCBB: SOPW) an international manufacturer, designer, distributor and installer of photovoltaic (PV) solar systems announced today that they have entered into an agreement with Global Energy Services (GES) to represent...


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