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US energy secretary urges action on climate change, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by MEERA SELVA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. energy secretary pledged Tuesday that the U.S. would take the lead in fighting global warming but sidestepped questions about specific greenhouse gas reductions.Steven Chu, a Nobel-Prize winning physicist who has long warned of the dangers of global warming, told reporters at...

Labor Day fireworks show in Indianapolis canceled, IN

May 26, 2009 6:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A popular Labor Day fireworks show in Indianapolis is being canceled because of the recession.Emmis Communications says that it had to cancel the annual Sky Concert because of a lack of funding. The Indianapolis-based media company says it can't afford the full cost itself and...

Germany's Schaeffler reaches deal to avoid layoffs, EU

May 26, 2009 6:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BERLIN (AP) — German car parts maker Schaeffler Group KG on Tuesday agreed not to lay off workers for the next year under a plan that aims to save costs by cutting work hours, among other measures.Schaeffler said earlier this month that it needed to save euro250 million ($350 million) in annual...

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The Scientist Announced Today the Results of Its 7th Annual Best Places to Work in Industry Survey

May 26, 2009 6:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.the-scientist.com/ () —The Scientist, magazine of the life sciences, announced today the winners of its 7th annual Best Places to Work in Industry (http://www.the-scientist.com/bptw) survey. This year's survey yielded responses from representatives of 238 life sciences companies...

Seventeen Innovators From Around the Globe as 2008 Top Solvers Business Editors/High-Tech Editors

May 26, 2009 6:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WALTHAM, Mass.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009--InnoCentive, Inc., the global open innovation marketplace, today announced the 17 winners of its annual Top Solver awards for Challenges solved in 2008. To qualify as a Top Solver, these Solvers had to win two or more Challenges and/or win $50,000...

Nortel Channel Partners Invited to Join Industry-Leading Unified Communications, Contact Center and SME Solutions Program

May 26, 2009 6:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.avaya.com () —Avaya, a leading global provider of business communications systems, software and services, today announced a new program to attract Nortel resellers to the Avaya Business Partner program. New Nortel partners joining Avaya will be fast-tracked with programs and incentives...

Sibir Energy accepts Gazprom Neft takeover offer, 1st Ld-Writethru, EU

May 26, 2009 6:42 am | by NATALIYA VASILYEVA - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

MOSCOW (AP) — London-listed Sibir Energy said Tuesday it had agreed to a takeover bid from Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas monopoly Gazprom, in a deal which values the company at $3 billion.Gazprom Neft, Russia's fifth-largest oil producer, proposed a cash offer for the company's shares,...

Speaker's credentials an issue for GOP candidates, 4th Ld-Writethru, TN

May 26, 2009 6:42 am | by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Candidates seeking to lead the Tennessee Republican Party say they are more concerned about keeping their history-making majority in the Legislature than whether the House speaker should be allowed to regain his party credentials.Republicans in November gained majorities in...

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HL:Uranium Bay Resources to acquire gold projects from Ice Age Gold Corp.@

May 26, 2009 6:42 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MONTREAL — Uranium Bay Resources Inc. (TSXV:UBR) has signed a stock deal to obtain a full interest in gold and other mineral exploration projects from Ice Age Gold Corp. in eastern Quebec.The company said Tuesday it will issue 11 million common shares to IAG, as well as 5.5 million common share...

Engineering Department Loses $700K

May 26, 2009 6:40 am | News | Comments

Colorado State University's College of Engineering plans to lay off about 40 employees and eliminate some vacant staff positions in an effort to cut $700,000 from its department budget this fall.

Company buying oil and gas fields in Lea County, NM

May 26, 2009 6:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — An independent oil and gas exploration company is buying nine Permian Basin fields, including some in Lea County, from Marathon Oil Corp.The deal is worth $187.4 million.Apache Corp. acquired Marathon's company-operated assets in Lea County and three Texas counties, plus...

Uncertainty Weighs on Children but Brings Families Closer According to Lever 2000@ Study Business Editors/Consumer Products Writers

May 26, 2009 6:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Families today are feeling increased stress and anxiety due to the economy, however, four-in-five (81%) parents who report feeling increased stress also say that the weakened economy has made their family closer. At the center of family...

Credential Holders on the Rise as Clients Expect More From Their Coach

May 26, 2009 6:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.coachfederation.org () —ICF Credentialed coaches have reached a record 5,000 strong, marking an unprecedented commitment to coaching excellence and the coaching industry's highest standards.A total of 5,013 professional coaches representing 58 countries, from Argentina to Vietnam, now...

Neb. utility's CEO chairman of nuclear trade group, NE

May 26, 2009 6:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The chief executive of Omaha Public Power District has been elected to a leadership position within a nuclear power trade group.OPPD's Gary Gates will serve as chairman of the Nuclear Energy Institute group's board, and he will likely serve a three-year term.All the U.S....

Michigan Senate panel approves Cobo legislation, MI

May 26, 2009 6:36 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A plan aimed at keeping the North American International Auto Show in southeast Michigan is advancing in the state Legislature.The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee approved bills Tuesday that would establish a regional authority to oversee Cobo Center in downtown Detroit....

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