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Crime may pay for SC con who got cushy jail stay, US

May 26, 2009 10:17 am | by JEFFREY COLLINS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

GAFFNEY, S.C. (AP) — Like plenty of fathers, Kevin Bell took his young daughter to Chuck E. Cheese's for her birthday. He just had to get a ride from his jail cell to do it.While serving his final six years for cocaine trafficking, Bell left jail for more than the party in 2006, state investigators...


Sector roundup: Construction firms, airlines, APFN

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Among the sector activity stories for Tuesday, May 26, from AP Financial News:HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Shares of engineering and construction firms jumped as an analyst upgraded KBR Inc. and reiterated his "buy" ratings for three other companies, saying they are benefiting from rising oil prices.NEW...

Top Miss. teachers lobby to keep pay supplement, 3rd Ld-Writethru, MS

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Tammy Bragg went through a rigorous process of completing projects and passing exams to become a nationally certified teacher, and the extra academic credential entitles her to a $6,000 annual pay supplement.On Tuesday, instead of enjoying one of her first days of summer...

New Absolute Management Practice Manages and Protects Data Across the Enterprise

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —CMT today announced it has supplemented its value-added-reseller agreement with Symantec Corporation to consult, sell and deploy the Symantec Data Loss Prevention solution as part of CMT's new Absolute Management(TM) practice, which helps organizations to protect their most...

Analyst: Altera expected to raise 2nd-qtr forecast, APFN

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shares of Altera Corp. rose Tuesday after an analyst raised his earnings estimates for the chipmaker, based on his expectation that the company will boost its second-quarter forecast during a mid-quarter update.Citigroup analyst Glen Yeung expects Altera to earn 17 cents per...

North Korea Tests Nuke?; Manhattan Serial Bomber? - Part 2

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by DreAssociated Press | News | Comments

xfdls CNN-NEWSROOM-07 PRESTON: You know, and that's what I was trying to figure out today, Drew, and trying...


Fitch Downgrades FEP Receivables Trust 2001-1; Revises Recovery Ratings Business Editors

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Fitch Ratings has downgraded two classes and revised the Recovery Rating (RR) on all classes of notes issued by FEP Receivables Trust 2001-1 (FEP 2001-1) as follows:--$20,212,341 class A-3L floating rate notes downgraded to 'C/RR6' from...

Scientists Find Microfossils Challenge Prevailing Views of the Effects of 'Snowball Earth' Glaciations on Life

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATTENTION: Science editorsSANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 26 (AScribe Newswire) -- New fossil findings discovered by scientists at UC Santa Barbara challenge prevailing views about the effects of "Snowball Earth" glaciations on life, according to an article in the June issue of the journal Nature...

Agreement With FX Labs Business Editors/Technology Writers/Video Game Writers

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BALA CYNWYD, Pa.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 26, 2009-- Moggle, Inc. (OTCBB: MMOG) announced today that it has entered into a professional services agreement (the "Agreement") with FXLabs Studios Private Limited ("FXLabs") in order to assist Moggle in the development of its Massive Multiplayer Online...

Foot Locker shares rise on upgrade, APFN

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Foot Locker Inc. rose on Tuesday after an analyst upgraded the athletic footwear and apparel retailer on strong first-quarter earnings and expectations of continued improvement in its operating structure.Last Thursday, the retailer said fiscal first-quarter profit jumped...

Interview with Auto Analyst Maryann Keller

May 26, 2009 10:11 am | by Erik SchatzkerAssociated Press | News | Comments


HL:The Canadian Press News Budget for Tuesday, May 26, 2009@

May 26, 2009 10:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Here are coverage plans for top Canadian news as of 22:30 ET. Please note plans may change as circumstances warrant. An updated coverage advisory will move about 13:30 ET on Wednesday. If you have any questions, contact the National Desk at 416-507-2150.Copy moves by 18:00 ET unless otherwise...


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