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HL:Mulroney paid taxes on only half of Schreiber cash@

May 19, 2009 10:08 am | by Jim Brown@Associated Press | News | Comments

OTTAWA — Brian Mulroney ended up paying income tax on only half the $225,000 he received from Karlheinz Schreiber to lobby for a controversial armoured vehicle project, a public inquiry heard Tuesday.And that was despite the fact the former prime minister didn't report the revenue to federal and...

Clinton details $110 mil. aid package for Pakistan+

May 19, 2009 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Kyodo) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced Tuesday an emergency aid package for Pakistan worth $110 million that will back international efforts to relieve a humanitarian crisis in the country.She told reporters at the White House that the assistance is intended to...

Judge drops suit over Iraq war's constitutionality, NJ

May 19, 2009 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two mothers of soldiers who served in Iraq have failed in their attempt to sue the federal government over the constitutionality of the war.U.S. District Judge Jose Linares dismissed the lawsuit Tuesday.The two women, along with the group New Jersey Peace Action, claimed...


Hearing begins on air quality permit for refinery, 3rd Ld-Writethru, SD

May 19, 2009 10:08 am | by CHET BROKAW - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Hyperion Resources' proposed $10 billion oil refinery in southeastern South Dakota will be a clean, modern plant that helps the nation reduce its dependence on oil from overseas, a lawyer for the company said Tuesday at the start of a hearing on its application for a state air...

Free and Open to the Public, the Tour Features a Barbeque Lunch and Door Prizes

May 19, 2009 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Granite Hill Estates (GHE), the Kennebec Valley's premiere continuing care retirement community, will conduct its First Annual Garden Tour on Saturday, June 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on the grounds of the GHE campus. Granite Hill Estates is located at 60...

Honored Bestowed on Quantenna for Being Among This Year's Most Promising Private Technology Ventures in North America

May 19, 2009 10:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —Quantenna Communications, Inc., a leading developer of silicon for high-speed, wireless high definition (HD) video home networking, announced today that it has been named as one of the "Red Herring 100 North America" for 2009. This prestigious annual award honors the...

Fed expands securities in consumer loan program, 3rd Ld-Writethru, US

May 19, 2009 10:08 am | by JEANNINE AVERSA - AP Economics Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve starting in July will include a wider variety of commercial real estate securities in a program that's intended to spark consumer and business lending.Under the program begun in March, the Fed has provided $17 billion in loans to investors to buy newly issued...

Mena recovery taking shape, AR

May 19, 2009 10:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MENA, Ark. (AP) — The work to repair damage from last month's tornado in Mena has brought a building boom to the western Arkansas city at a time when most construction crews are feeling the effects of the recession.Three people were killed and dozens were injured in the April 9 storms. Hundreds of...


1 Child Reported Missing Every 9 Minutes in Canada

May 19, 2009 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

It is a staggering statistic: an average of 60,000 children are reported missing every year in Canada. That's the equivalent of 1 child every 9 minutes. The numbers are overwhelming - especially when you consider that every single missing child in that statistic has their own unique story. Every...

Infrastructure on the Go Business Editors/High-Tech Writers

May 19, 2009 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- Hyper9, Inc. (, the leading provider of virtualization management solutions, announced today the availability of the beta version of the Virtualization Mobile Manager (VMM), a browser-based management and monitoring tool that enables...

Construction begins on NYC Diamond District tower, NY

May 19, 2009 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Construction has begun on a 34-story "International Gem Tower" that will house hundreds of businesses in the heart of New York City's Diamond District.City officials announced the groundbreaking Tuesday for the tower, which will feature a facade of diamond-shaped steel...

NYC comptroller backs AG's pension fund code, NY

May 19, 2009 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — City Comptroller William Thompson says the city's pension funds should adopt state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's anti-corruption principles.The code bans firms and their employees from making campaign contributions to public officials who can influence pension fund investment...

BW)(NY-AMERICAN-INTL-GROUP)(AIG.NYSE) AIG Announces Six New Independent Director Nominees to Stand for Election at 2009 Annual Meeting Business Editors

May 19, 2009 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 19, 2009-- American International Group, Inc. (AIG) announced today that six new independent Director nominees will stand for election at the AIG 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders scheduled to be held on June 30, 2009. The six new nominees are Harvey Golub,...

Judge approves settlement in Md. mine collapse, MD

May 19, 2009 10:02 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Federal regulators say an administrative law judge has approved a penalty settlement in a 2007 accident that killed two coal miners near Barton.The Mine Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday the agreement fines Tri-Star Mining Inc. $100,000 for three violations that...

eBay CEO - Interview

May 19, 2009 10:02 am | by Wolf BlitzerAssociated Press | News | Comments



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