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Air Force jet trainer crashes north of Edwards AFB, 3rd Ld-Writethru, CA

May 21, 2009 5:54 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CALIFORNIA CITY, Calif. (AP) — A military jet on a training mission crashed north of Edwards Air Force base in the Mojave Desert on Thursday, but the condition of the two crew members was not immediately known, authorities said.The T-38 Talon went down at 1:15 p.m. nine miles north of the base,...

Verigy posts smaller-than-expected fiscal 2Q loss, APFN

May 21, 2009 5:54 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Verigy Inc., which makes test equipment for semiconductor makers, on Thursday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss, reversing a year-ago profit, as demand dropped for its products and services. But the results were better than analysts expected, sending Verigy shares up...

Fla. senator wants insurance chief to resign, 1st Ld-Writethru, FL

May 21, 2009 5:54 pm | by BILL KACZOR - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A state senator wants Florida's insurance commissioner to resign, calling him "duplicitous and untrustworty" Thursday in a letter to Gov. Charlie Crist.Sen. Mike Bennett, R-Bradenton, also wrote Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty a lengthy letter demanding that he resign...

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Stimulus funds to repair Texas Governor's Mansion, US

May 21, 2009 5:54 pm | by JAY ROOT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — While Gov. Rick Perry is criticizing Washington bailouts, state lawmakers are planning to use $11 million in federal stimulus money to help rebuild the badly burned Texas Governor's Mansion.Approximately $10 million in state tax money will also be spent on a renovation, which...

Miss. governor meets with Chinese delegation, APFN

May 21, 2009 5:54 pm | by TIMOTHY R. BROWN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour told a Chinese delegation that even in an economic recession, there are trade opportunities between the state and its partners in the Far East.Barbour on Thursday welcomed the delegation from Changzhou, Jintan County, and the Qishuyan District...

Kan. gov. signs bill on cockfighting, other crimes, KS

May 21, 2009 5:54 pm | by JOHN HANNA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Mark Parkinson signed a bill Thursday that will make cockfighting a felony in Kansas and strengthen laws against drug trafficking and assaulting law enforcement officers.The changes will take effect July 1."Safe communities are one of the reasons that businesses and...

Leading Sales and Marketing Solutions Company Recognized for Second Year in a Row by Stevie Awards

May 21, 2009 5:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.teletech.com () —Direct Alliance (www.directalliance.com (http://www.directalliance.com) ), a wholly owned subsidiary of TeleTech Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEC) and a leading outsourcing provider of direct inside sales and marketing solutions, has been named a finalist in three different...

ND park managers not sure what holiday will bring, ND

May 21, 2009 5:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Park managers in North Dakota say reservations for the Memorial Day weekend are running high but cool temperatures could keep people at home."One big difference over last year is the price of fuel. That was a major item for us last year," said Henry Duray, manager of Graham's...

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Plots authorities say they've foiled since 9/11, US

May 21, 2009 5:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Authorities say they have foiled many home-grown terrorism plots since Sept. 11, 2001:— MAY 2003: A naturalized U.S. citizen from Kashmir living in Columbus, Ohio, is accused of planning to destroy the Brooklyn Bridge, pleads guilty to supporting al-Qaida and is sentenced to 20 years in prison.—...

US scraps airport bomb detectors as ineffective, US

May 21, 2009 5:53 pm | by EILEEN SULLIVAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is scrapping a post-Sept. 11, 2001, airport screening program because the machines did not operate as intended and cost too much to maintain.The so-called "puffer" machines were deployed to airports in 2004 to screen randomly selected passengers for bombs after they...

Better Backs, Dry Legs Are Winners In UC Davis Business Plan Competition Business Editors

May 21, 2009 5:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DAVIS, Calif.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- A plan for cleaning wastewater with ultraviolet light won the $15,000 first prize in the annual Big Bang! Business Plan Competition at the University of California, Davis, Wednesday night.The funding will help the students complete a prototype of the...

DSHS issues new plan for Colville, 1st Ld-Writethru, WA

May 21, 2009 5:53 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A stinging review of the state Department of Social and Health Services' Colville office has the agency taking steps to improve its relationships with communities in north-central Washington.In a statement released Thursday, the agency said it takes the report's findings...

OpenTable shares soar nearly 60 pct in IPO feast

May 21, 2009 5:47 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Online restaurant reservation service OpenTable Inc. proved there's still an appetite for new stock offerings despite the sour economy.The San Francisco-based company's shares soared by $11.89, or nearly 60 percent, to close at $31.89 Thursday in their first day of trading on...

SEC says man faked news release to inflate stock, APFN

May 21, 2009 5:47 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Fort Myers man put out a fake news release, so that when it was reported in the media, a company's stock increased and made the man thousands of dollars.The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Thursday that it was pursuing civil action against...

Hard cases, hard decisions at Guantanamo, 1st Ld-Writethru, US

May 21, 2009 5:47 pm | by DEVLIN BARRETT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has lots of hard cases. But the hardest of them all, says President Barack Obama, will be those who cannot be put on trial or freed.For them, the U.S. is crafting some sort of detention policy that reminds civil liberties groups...

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