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Forever The Sickest Kids Team up with Selena Gomez Business Editors/Entertainment Editors

May 21, 2009 5:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- Universal Motown Records' rock band, Forever The Sickest Kids will re-release their hit single "Whoa Oh (Me vs. Everyone)" as a newly recorded collaboration with Hollywood Records' artist and Disney Channel star Selena Gomez ("Wizards of Waverly Place")....

Improved Fire Fighting Standards and Better Safety at U.S. Airports National Desks/Airline Writers

May 21, 2009 5:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- International Association of Fire Fighters General President Harold A. Schaitberger today released this statement on passage of H.R. 915 by the U.S. House of Representatives. With passage of the FAA Reauthorization, the Federal Aviation Administration...

AP top news in Iowa at 4:59 p.m. CDT, IA

May 21, 2009 5:39 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Suspect in Iowa stabbing waives extraditionDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of stabbing a Des Moines teenager to death has agreed to return to Iowa from Colorado to face charges.Luis Alvarado was arrested in Colorado on Wednesday. He is charged with first-degree murder in the death of...

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HL:Tax man no longer offers Mulroney-style discounts@

May 21, 2009 5:39 pm | by Jim Brown@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — Federal tax authorities say they've abandoned a late-filing policy that allowed Brian Mulroney to cut his income tax in half on $225,000 received from businessman Karlheinz Schreiber.Christiane Sauve, an official of the Canada Revenue Agency, told a public inquiry Thursday that the CRA's...

NY officials, WTC developer agree on next meeting, 3rd Ld-Writethru, US

May 21, 2009 5:39 pm | by KAREN MATTHEWS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — A meeting aimed at resolving an impasse over who will pay for new office towers at the World Trade Center site resulted only with an agreement by top elected officials from New York and New Jersey to meet next month with the developer.New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg told...

Mo. accepts $487M bid to replace 554 bridges, 1st Ld-Writethru, MO

May 21, 2009 5:39 pm | by CHRIS BLANK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is to replace 554 bridges by the end of 2013 under a $487 million project awarded by the state transportation commission Thursday.The commission gave the bridge project to a construction team led by Omaha, Neb.-based Kiewit Western Company, which has partnered...

Virginia panel OKs uranium mining study, 1st Ld-Writethru, VA

May 21, 2009 5:39 pm | by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia coal and energy panel on Thursday approved the framework of a scientific study on proposed uranium mining in the state, saying they want to make safety their top priority.A subcommittee of the Virginia Commission on Coal and Energy amended a list of recommendations...

House OKs safety plan for overseas aircraft work, 5th Ld-Writethru, US

May 21, 2009 5:39 pm | by JOAN LOWY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. inspectors would conduct more checks of overseas aircraft repair stations under a House bill approved Thursday that seeks to address safety concerns as major airlines send maintenance work overseas.The European Commission has threatened to pull out of an aviation safety deal...

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Dollar sinks to 2-month low in upper 93 yen range in N.Y.+

May 21, 2009 5:39 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 21 (Kyodo) — The U.S. dollar briefly dipped to a two-month low in the upper 93 yen range in New York on Thursday on dismal job data.The dollar slid to 93.96 yen, the lowest here since mid-March, before trading at 94.35-45 yen at 5 p.m. against 94.76-78 yen in Tokyo at 5 p.m....

Missouri holds first job fair for older workers, APFN

May 21, 2009 5:39 pm | by DAVID TWIDDY - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dawn Allan spent part of Thursday doing what she has been doing for the past year and a half: dropping off resumes, filling out applications and hoping the next conversation leads to a full-time job.Allan is far from alone, with thousands of her fellow Missourians also...

HL:Native communities deserve same policing services as non-natives: inquest jury@

May 21, 2009 5:38 pm | by Maria Babbage@Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — To prevent another tragedy that killed two aboriginal men in a jailhouse fire three years ago, Ottawa and Ontario must bring policing services in First Nations to the same level as those in non-aboriginal communities, a jury at an coroner's inquest said Thursday.The deaths were...

Missouri pot advocates look for new battlegrounds, 1st Ld-Writethru, MO

May 21, 2009 5:38 pm | by ALAN SCHER ZAGIER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Marijuana advocates are setting their sights on several Missouri cities as possible battlegrounds next year in the escalating debate over decriminalization of the recreational drug.A 2008 effort to collect enough voter signatures for a decriminalization initiative in the...

Florida's BankUnited fails, will cost FDIC $4.9B

May 21, 2009 5:38 pm | by MARCY GORDON - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal seizure of struggling Florida thrift BankUnited FSB is expected to cost the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. $4.9 billion, representing the second-largest hit to the FDIC's insurance fund since the financial crisis began felling banks last year.The costliest was last...

Report shows modest gains by California students, 1st Ld-Writethru, CA

May 21, 2009 5:38 pm | by TERENCE CHEA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state's schools chief said Thursday that students made modest gains in academic performance last year but warned that the California budget crisis poses a serious threat to public education.Jack O'Connell, the superintendent of public instruction, released a report showing...

SC can build, renovate schools interest-free, 2nd Ld-Writethru, SC

May 21, 2009 5:32 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina school districts can apply for a piece of up to $320 million for construction and renovation under a bill passed by legislators in the waning minutes of the session.The bill says districts can apply to the state Department of Education to issue interest-free...

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