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EU farmers protest collapse of milk prices, 3rd Ld-Writethru, EU

May 25, 2009 3:33 am | by RAF CASERT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BRUSSELS (AP) — Dairy farmers created traffic chaos in Berlin, blocked milk processing plants in France and protested at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, seeking more aid to cope with a sharp drop in milk prices.EU farm ministers opened two days of talks Monday and were expected to discuss...

Obama: NKorea 'recklessly challenging' the world, 13th Ld-Writethru

May 25, 2009 3:23 am | by MERRILL HARTSON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama assailed North Korea Monday for new missile tests, saying the world must "stand up to" Pyongyang and demand that it honor a promise to abandon its nuclear ambitions.Appearing on the White House steps, Obama said that its latest nuclear underground test and...

IOC renews with Atos Origin as Games sponsor, 1st Ld-Writethru, OLY

May 25, 2009 3:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Olympic Committee has signed technology services provider Atos Origin as a global sponsor until 2016.The value of the deal was not disclosed, but the Franco-Belgian company is believed to have paid around $80-$100 million to associate its brand with...


HL:Ballard dissolves Ebara Japanese power generation joint venture@

May 25, 2009 3:17 am | by Brenda Bouw@Associated Press | News | Comments

VANCOUVER — Ballard Power Systems (TSX:BLD) has dissolved a cogeneration joint venture for producing electricity and hot water in Japanese homes, saying it would take too long to develop the technology.The Vancouver-based fuel cell developer said it and partner Ebara Corp. of Japan both agreed to...

Spain: 2 dead in crush at African border crossing, 2nd Ld-Writethru, EU

May 25, 2009 3:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MADRID (AP) — Two Moroccans were trampled to death and around 20 other people were injured Monday as a crowd pushed to cross into Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, Spanish officials said.The cause of the border stampede was not immediately known, an official with the Spanish Interior...

Ex-con advised Cowboys on structure that collapsed, FBN

May 25, 2009 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys used advice from a man who falsified his educational credentials and served federal prison time for drug trafficking to make major structural reinforcements to a practice facility whose collapse injured a dozen people.The Dallas Morning News reported Sunday...

Notice of Q1 Results Conference Call

May 25, 2009 3:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Bio-Extraction Inc. (TSX VENTURE: BXI) will release its Q1 2009 financial results following the close of markets on May 28, 2009. Management will host a conference call on May 29 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) to review the financial results. Live Conference Call: --------------------- Dial-in...

Memorial Day also 30th anniversary of worst crash, IL

May 25, 2009 3:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) — Memorial Day this year is also the 30th anniversary of the worst single-plane disaster in the history of U.S. commercial aviation — the crash near O'Hare International Airport of American Airlines Flight 191.May 25, 1979, was the Friday leading into Memorial Day, and...


Abu Dhabi to open development of natural gas field, ML

May 25, 2009 3:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company says four large tenders have been issued to develop a natural gas field in the emirate.In comments from a speech Monday carried by state news agency WAM, ADNOC CEO Yusuf bin Omeir bin Yusuf said the company would...

LEAD: Gov't lifts assessment of Japanese economy, 1st time since Feb. 2006+

May 25, 2009 3:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 25 (Kyodo) — (EDS: UPDATING WITH YOSANO'S NEWS CONFERENCE)The government on Monday raised its assessment of the Japanese economy for the first time in more than three years, citing a gradual pickup in external demand and falling corporate inventories, bringing new hope that the worst of...

Hard-line Israeli party to introduce loyalty bill, 4th Ld-Writethru, ML

May 25, 2009 2:45 am | by MATTI FRIEDMAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

JERUSALEM (AP) — An ultranationalist party headed by the Israeli foreign minister said Monday it has prepared legislation linking citizenship to an oath of allegiance, in what amounted to a threat to the country's Arabs to swear loyalty to the Jewish state or risk severe punishment.The bill follows...

Emissions cuts key to Paris climate talks, EU

May 25, 2009 2:34 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PARIS (AP) — France's environment minister urged the world's biggest polluters Monday to pull together and slash carbon emissions to slow what he called the probably irreversible tide of global warming.Just how far governments are willing to go is the key question at talks in Paris this week among...

G-8 ministers to seek transparent energy markets: draft statement+

May 25, 2009 2:29 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ROME, May 25 (Kyodo) — (EDS: LEAD STORY TO FOLLOW)Energy ministers from the Group of Eight industrialized economies will seek more transparency in energy markets as part of efforts to ensure oil price stability and call for "supervision" by authorities over the markets, a draft of their joint...

JICA's Ogata seeks boost in Japan's ODA, mulls aid for displaced people+

May 25, 2009 2:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 25 (Kyodo) — Sadako Ogata, president of the Japan International Cooperation Agency, urged the Japanese government Monday to seek to regain its major donor status by boosting its official development assistance.The former U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees also told a news conference...

AutoZone, Big Lots, General Motors, Marvell Technology Group and DSW, Inc. Business Editors

May 25, 2009 2:18 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHICAGO-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 25, 2009-- releases the list of companies likely to issue earnings surprises. This week's list includes AutoZone (NYSE: AZO), Big Lots (NYSE: BIG), General Motors (NYSE: GM), Marvell Technology Group (Nasdaq: MRVL) and DSW, Inc. (NYSE: DSW). To see more...


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