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College to close continuing ed center, GA

May 19, 2009 12:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Perimeter College says it will close its Center for Continuing and Corporate Education on June 30.College President Anthony Tricoli says the college must make deep cuts "in order to weather this rough economic storm." The college has lost millions of dollars in state...

Tusculum College adding 6 professors, TN

May 19, 2009 12:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tusculum College expects to add six professors next academic year.At a time when other public and private schools are cutting back, Tusculum plans to have 78 professors for the 2009-2010 school year, up from 72.Meanwhile, the Tusculum board of trustees approved a $25.7...

Widening of I-64 in Jefferson Co. to begin, KY

May 19, 2009 12:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Crews plan to begin work this week on widening Interstate 64 just west of the Shelby-Jefferson county line.Department of Highways spokeswoman Andrea Clifford says the highway will be widened to three lanes in each direction.Clifford says two lanes of traffic will remain open...

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NC Gov. Perdue bans smoking in restaurants, bars, 2nd Ld-Writethru, NC

May 19, 2009 12:07 am | by EMERY P. DALESIO - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A couple of lunch customers ate Buffalo wings, a cigarette butt stubbed out in an ashtray at one man's elbow, as bartender Amber Epps captured why a smoking ban in North Carolina's restaurants and bars divides residents of the country's largest tobacco-producing state.Epps...

& Ride" von Volkswagen Zubehor

May 19, 2009 12:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DREIEICH, Deutschland-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — 19. Mai 2009--Der Einsatz eines mobilen Navigationsgerates im Auto muss nicht zwangslaufig mit einer Fixierung uber Saugnapfhalter an der Fahrzeugscheibe verbunden sein. Die Volkswagen Original Integrationslosung "Click & Ride" kombiniert die Vorteile einer...

Hawaii company aims to feed the masses farmed tuna, US

May 18, 2009 11:56 pm | by AUDREY McAVOY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

HONOLULU (AP) — The popularity of tuna is growing as more people from Boston to Beijing learn the pleasures of succulent raw fish. But the heavy fishing of wild tuna to meet this demand is rapidly shrinking the global supply.Now a Hawaii company wants to build the world's first commercial bigeye...

Markets: Advanced Integrated Communication Microsystems - Providing A Fundamental Understanding Of The Component Parts Of Such A System Business Editors

May 18, 2009 11:56 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBLIN-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6c744d/advanced_inte rate) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new report "Advanced Integrated Communication Microsystems" to their offering.Advanced Mixed Signal...

Japan stocks rebound on US housing, banking hopes, AS

May 18, 2009 11:56 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO (AP) — Japan stocks rebounded Tuesday as investors cheered reassuring news about the U.S. housing and banking sectors.The benchmark Nikkei 225 stock average gained 2.8 percent to 9,290.29, erasing Monday's 2.4 percent drop. The broader Topix index added 2.3 percent to 879.76.Overnight on Wall...

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GOGL - Invitation to presentation of Q1 2009 Results

May 18, 2009 11:56 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Golden Ocean's First Quarter 2009 Results will be released on Monday May 25, 2009. In connection with this a presentation will be held as described below:PresentationA presentation of Golden Ocean's First Quarter 2009 Results will take place in Oslo at Stranden 21 (DnB NOR building at Aker Brygge)...

Head of Dubai's finance department pulled from job, 1st Ld-Writethru, ML

May 18, 2009 11:51 pm | by ADAM SCHRECK - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai has pulled its finance chief from his post, sidelining a key member of the Mideast business hub's economic crisis management team as it struggles to put its finances in order.The official state news agency WAM announced the surprise removal of Finance...

Key 10-year JGB yield rises on stock gains+

May 18, 2009 11:51 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TOKYO, May 19 (Kyodo) — The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond closed higher Tuesday on gains in U.S. and Tokyo stocks, although selling slowed in afternoon trading following a smooth auction for five-year bonds.In interdealer trading, the yield on the No. 300, 1.5 percent...

VW, Porsche say integration still on, 2nd Ld-Writethru, EU

May 18, 2009 11:46 pm | by GEORGE FREY - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

FRANKFURT (AP) — The board chairmen of German carmakers Volkswagen and Porsche appeared to change course Tuesday, announcing the two companies will work toward an integrated company.Ferdinand Piech, chairman of Volkswagen AG, and Wolfgang Porsche of Porsche SE expressed their intention in a joint...

Early voting peaceful in Malawi, 1st Ld-Writethru, AF

May 18, 2009 11:46 pm | by RAPHAEL TENTHANI - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi voters were choosing Tuesday between an incumbent president credited with economic gains but engaged in a bitter feud with his predecessor, and a challenger linked to the old dictatorship.The race is too close to call between President Bingu wa Mutharika and...

Hubble departs shuttle for new discoveries

May 18, 2009 11:46 pm | by MARCIA DUNN - AP Aerospace Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A rejuvenated Hubble Space Telescope, more powerful than ever, departed the space shuttle Tuesday and sailed off for new discoveries."It's showtime for us now," said program scientist Eric Smith.Hubble — considered to be at its prime following five days of repairs and...

Vodafone full-year profit down 54 percent, 2nd Ld-Writethru, EU

May 18, 2009 11:40 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) — Vodafone Group PLC, the world's biggest mobile phone company by sales, said Tuesday that full-year profit fell 53.5 percent as the company posted heavy impairment charges on operation in Spain, Turkey and Ghana.The writedowns of 5.9 billion pounds (US$9.1 billion) helped push net...

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