Today: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Feb 15, 2012

LATEST World News, Feb 15, 2012

Some of deadliest fires at prisons around globe
Washington Post
Some of deadliest prison fires around the world: Feb. 15, 2012 — 356 people unaccounted for, with most presumed dead, in fire at Comayagua prison in Honduras. April 21, 1930 — 322 killed at Ohio Penitentiary in Columbus, Ohio, after fire starts on ...
See all stories on this topic »
Human and humanoid robot shake hands in space 1st
Boston.com
In this Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 image made from video provided by NASA, commander of the International Space Station, Daniel Burbank, shakes hands with Robonaut aboard the station in orbit around the earth. It's the first handshake ever between a ...
See all stories on this topic »

Boston.com
Allied World Reports Strong 4th Quarter 2011 Results; Grows Diluted Book Value...
MarketWatch (press release)
ZUG, Switzerland, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AlliedWorld Assurance Company Holdings, AG /quotes/zigman/3001209/quotes/nls/awh AWH +0.52% today reported operating income of $94.7 million, or $2.40 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter ...
See all stories on this topic »
Cars.com News Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012
Chicago Tribune
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the son of former Michigan governor George Romney, defended his 2008 column in the New York Times opposing Detroit's autos bailout with an op-ed in yesterday's Detroit News. Calling the $85 billion bailout ...
See all stories on this topic »
ChinaBio(R) Partnering Forum 2012 to be held In Suzhou, China
MarketWatch (press release)
SUZHOU, China, Feb 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The internationalbiotech and pharma community will converge upon the city of Suzhou, China, a rapidly growing base for life science industries, at ChinaBio(R) Partnering Forum 2012 at the Kempinski Hotel ...
See all stories on this topic »
Olympic bid cities must show financial backing
Boston.com
By Stephen Wilson AP Sports Writer / February 15, 2012 LONDON—Now that the Italian government has pulled the plug at the last minute on Rome's Olympic bid, five remaining candidate cities must prove that they have the financial and political muscle to ...
See all stories on this topic »
ICBC Leasing Orders V2500s for 15 Aircraft
MarketWatch (press release)
GLASTONBURY, CT, Feb 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Singapore Air Show -- ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC), has entered into an agreement under which International Aero Engines ...
See all stories on this topic »
Analysts International Corporation to Hold Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 ...
MarketWatch (press release)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Feb 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Analysts International Corporation (AIC) /quotes/zigman/117141/quotes/nls/anly ANLY -1.44% , an information technology services company, today announced that it will release its fourth quarter ...
See all stories on this topic »
Boingo Continues International Expansion with Portugal Airports
MarketWatch (press release)
LOS ANGELES, Feb 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Boingo Wireless, Inc. /quotes/zigman/3641271/quotes/nls/wifi WIFI +0.22% , the Wi-Fi industry's leading provider of software and services worldwide, today announced an agreement with ANA - Aeroportos de ...
See all stories on this topic »
Swiss craft janitor satellites to grab space junk
Fox News
Feb. 15, 2012: Swiss technologists on Wednesday launched the "CleanSpace One," a project to develop and build the first installment of a family of satellites specially designed to clean up space debris.AP Photo/HO/T EPFL/Swiss Space Center Feb.
See all stories on this topic »
Envestnet to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results on February 23...
MarketWatch (press release)
CHICAGO, Feb 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Envestnet, Inc. /quotes/zigman/604937/quotes/nls/env ENV +1.85% , today announced that the Company will host a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results on Thursday, February ...
See all stories on this topic »
American Society of Hematology Statement on Critical Methotrexate Drug Shortage
MarketWatch (press release)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- As theworld's largest professional society concerned with the causes and treatment of blood disorders, many of our more than 16000 members are on the front lines of dealing with the country's severe ...
See all stories on this topic »
JH Partners Completes Sale of Jurlique International to Pola Orbis For A$335m
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- JH Partners, a San Francisco-based private equity firm and leader in the branded consumer investment space, announced today that it has completed the sale of Australian skin care company Jurlique ...
See all stories on this topic »
European Union and United States Agree to Historic New Partnership on Organic ...
MarketWatch (press release)
WASHINGTON, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The European Union and the United States announced today that beginning June 1, 2012, organic products certified in Europe or in the United States may be sold as organic in either region.
See all stories on this topic »
Town Sports International Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full ...
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, Feb 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Town SportsInternational Holdings, Inc. ("TSI" or the "Company") /quotes/zigman/97478/quotes/nls/club CLUB -1.97% , a leading owner and operator of health clubs located primarily in major cities from ...
See all stories on this topic »
One Step Closer to Secure EHRs and mHealth: OMG and HL7 Announce Adoption of ...
MarketWatch (press release)
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb 15, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- OMG(R),in partnership with Health Level Seven(R) International (HL7), announce the adoption and availability of the hData Record Format and hData RESTful Transport specifications, a scalable electronic ...
See all stories on this topic »
American Airlines Further Strengthens Customer Focus With Organizational Changes
MarketWatch (press release)
FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- American Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of AMR Corporation, today announced the retirement of two Leadership Team members, as well as additional changes to its global leadership team that ...
See all stories on this topic »
Best and Brightest Wage Entrepreneurial Battle of Ideas for $20000 in Prizes
MarketWatch (press release)
CINCINNATI, OH, Feb 15, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --International software provider Cincom Systems will once again play host to the University of Cincinnati (UC) Spirit of Enterprise Graduate Business Plan Competition on Thursday, February 23 and ...
See all stories on this topic »
Leap Appoints Robert A. "Rob" Strickland as Executive Vice President and Chief ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Leap WirelessInternational, Inc. /quotes/zigman/94240/quotes/nls/leap LEAP -1.91% , a leading provider of innovative and value-driven wireless communications services, today announced the appointment ...
See all stories on this topic »
US Embassy in Iraq facing cuts
Boston.com
By Lara Jakes AP / February 15, 2012 BAGHDAD—The US Embassy in Baghdad is facing a 10 percent funding cut next year but top officials said Wednesday it will still be one of America's largest diplomatic missions in the world. Contracting costs will be ...
See all stories on this topic »
Atkore International Inc. Acquires FlexHead Industries
MarketWatch (press release)
HARVEY, Ill., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AtkoreInternational Inc. ("Atkore"), today announced that it has acquired FlexHead Industries, Inc., the leading US designer, manufacturer and provider of flexible fire sprinkler connections.
See all stories on this topic »
Israeli library uploads Newton's theological texts
Boston.com
By Aron Heller AP / February 15, 2012 JERUSALEM—He's considered to be one of the greatest scientists of all time. But Sir Isaac Newton was also an influential theologian who applied a scientific approach to the study of scripture, Hebrew and Jewish ...
See all stories on this topic »

Boston.com
DIARY - US Company Conference Call/Webcast for Day Ahead
Reuters
THOMSON REUTERS, Corporate Conference Call/Webcast for US Companies for Wednesday, February 15, 2012. S&P 500 Earnings - Weekly S&P 500 Earnings - Day Ahead Non S&P 500 - Weekly Non S&P 500 - Day Ahead ConferenceCall/Webcast - Weekly S&P 500 Earnings ...
See all stories on this topic »
U.S. Energy Secretary Says Nuclear Power Plays Important Role In National ...
MarketWatch (press release)
ATLANTA, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- US Department of Energy Secretary Dr. Steven Chu told workers at Southern Company subsidiary Georgia Power's Plant Vogtle today that nuclear power will continue to be an important part of the energy mix ...
See all stories on this topic »
TOP Ships Inc. Announces Corporate Developments
MarketWatch (press release)
ATHENS, Greece, Feb 15, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- TOP Ships Inc. /quotes/zigman/5625751/quotes/nls/tops TOPS +1.95% , aninternational maritime shipping company that provides transportation services for crude oil, petroleum products, ...
See all stories on this topic »
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- February 15, 2012
By War News Updates Editor
World News Briefs -- February 152012. A wounded man is carried on a stretcher at Escuela hospital in the capital Tegucigalpa, after a blaze that began late on Tuesday night at a prison in Comayagua, about 75 kilometers (45 miles) north of ...
War News Updates
Stop NATO news: February 15, 2012 « Stop NATO
By richardrozoff
Bahrain News Agency February 152012. NATO Holds High Level Consultations With Four Gulf Countries. Brussels: NATO permanent representatives met senior officials from Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, the four countries which are part of the Istanbul Cooperation ... “It is impossible, because the international community has applied a lot of efforts to set the opposition against agreeing to any negotiations with the authorities,” Lavrov told journalists on Tuesday.
Stop NATO
University of Alabama News » UA in the News: February 15, 2012
By Cathy Andreen
Earthquake simulator to be constructed at UA Tuscaloosa News – Feb15. There aren't very many rooms in the world that can successfully reproduce the devastating effects of an earthquake. But come May 1, a laboratory on the University of ...
University of Alabama News
World News - Iran claims two major steps toward nuclear self ...
By msnbc.com staff and news services
NuttyYahoo is at it again! But the world now knows that Israel (who is a nuclear power) will do anything to keep other countries from arming themselves again Israel and its agression to its neighbors. 39 votes. #1.1 - Wed Feb 152012 7:18 AM ...
Newsvine - World News - Articles
New York Yankees News - February 15, 2012 - Pinstripe Alley
By Chris McKeown
New York Yankees News - February 152012. ... Pinstripe Alley -. Where fans can celebrate the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees ...during his starts will solve anything. by GriffMan on Feb 152012 7:04 AM EST reply actions 2 recs ...
Pinstripe Alley
Cars.com News Briefs: Feb. 15, 2012 - KickingTires
By Kelsey Mays
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the son of former Michigan governor George Romney, defended his 2008 column in the New York Times opposing Detroit's autos bailout with an op-ed in yesterday's DetroitNews. Calling the ...
KickingTires
Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Feb 15 2012) | KnickerBlogger ...
By Mike Kurylo
Knicks 90, Raptors 87: Lin's Last-Second Shot Lifts Knicks Over Raptors (Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:47:17 GMT) Another chapter in the legend of Jeremy Lin. ... Knicks Morning News (Wednesday, Feb 15 2012). February 15th, 2012 by Mike Kurylo | @KnickerBlogger | Comments | Permalink |. [New York Times] .... [New York Post] Former Far East teammate: Lin found his game on other side of the world (Wed, 15 Feb 2012 02:29:41 -0500). It was July 2011, and everyone's NBA dream was ...
KnickerBlogger.Net
xymphora: Thursday, February 15, 2012
By xymphora
War News for Wednesday, February 152012 - Full Nato supply resumption from March Britain shouldn't aid a lawless America Noam Chomsky: “Losing” the World: American Decline in Perspective, Part 1 U... 9 hours ago. Goon Squad ...
xymphora
Morning News Blitz: February 15, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012, 5:57 AM MST Published : Wednesday,15 Feb 2012, 5:57 AM MST. ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - All of the morning's top stories with Matt Mauro. Features; Sports; Weather; U.S. NewsWorld News ...
News | KRQE TV
Company News for February 15, 2012 - Zacks.com
By Zacks Equity Research
Company News for February 152012-Companies in the News are FIS,NSIT,GT,SGEN,ALNY,YGE,DD.
Zacks Investment Research - All...
Streamlined News: Feb. 15, 2012 - Swimming World Magazine
SwimmingWorld.com - The World's Leading Independent Resource For Aquatic Sports.
www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/.../29595.asp?q...
News Quiz | Feb. 15, 2012 - Worldnews.com
See what you know about the news below. To prepare, you might scan the articles or summaries in today's paper. E-mailPrintRecommendShare ...
article.wn.com/view/2012/02/15/News_Quiz_Feb_15_2012/
World Bank Chief Stepping Down In June : NPR
World Bank President Robert Zoellick said Wednesday he is stepping down, raising the possibility that a ... NPR News and Shows ... February 15, 2012. World ...
www.npr.org/2012/.../world-bank-chief-stepping-down-in-jun...
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- February 15, 2012
World News Briefs -- February 15, 2012. A wounded man is carried on a stretcher at Escuela hospital in the capital Tegucigalpa, after a blaze that began late on ...
warnewsupdates.blogspot.com/.../world-news-briefs-february-...
Morning News Blitz: February 15, 2012
Morning News Blitz: February 15, 2012. Regular ... Published : Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012, 5:57 AM MST ... Features; Sports; Weather; U.S. News; World News ...
www.krqe.com/dpp/.../morning-news-blitz-february-15-2012
World News, 15th February, 2012 from The Irish Independent ...
News, video, photos and commentary from your Irish Independent newspaper including Breaking, National, World, Sport and Business updates.
www.independent.ie/todays-paper/2012/02/15/world-news/
World News Brief, Wednesday February 15 | Pundit
February 15, 2012. February 15, 2012. Daily Digest: World News Brief ·World News Brief, Wednesday February 15. Claims Syrian troops have killed 500 in ...
pundit.co.nz/content/world-news-brief-wednesday-february-15
Honduras prison fire kills hundreds - World - CBC News
CBC News World ... Last Updated: Feb 15, 2012 1:45 PM ET ... 356 people in one of the world's deadliest prison fires in a century, authorities said Wednesday.
www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/.../honduras-prison-fire.html
New York Yankees News - February 15, 2012 - Pinstripe Alley
New York Yankees News - February 15, 2012. ... Pinstripe Alley -. Where fans can celebrate the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees ...
www.pinstripealley.com/.../new-york-yankees-news-february-...
15 February 2012 - UK & World News
UK & World News for 15 February 2012. Showing 1-2 of ... Italian prosecutors appeal against Amanda Knox's acquittal for Meredith Kercher murder Feb 15 2012 ...
www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/2012/02/15/
Alexander Language Schools, Franchise Alexander Language Schools info@als-alexander.org or interalex1@yahoo.com Products and Services Surrender the Heart (Surrender to Destiny)Alexander Dictionary of English Idioms: English-FrenchUnder the SunStealing JakeAlexander Dictionary of English Idioms: English-Swedish

TASMANIA Summer News, Feb 15, 2012

More cups loom large in Norsqui's future
The Age
TASMANIAN stayer Norsqui surprised even his trainer Walter McShane when he ran strongly to claim an easy victory in yesterday's $300000 Mornington Cup, which has given him a guaranteed start in this year's group 1 Caulfield Cup.
See all stories on this topic »

The Age
On his return to the field, Watson admits all-round workload became too much
Sydney Morning Herald
Watson, however, remains keen to continue as an opener but faces a battle to wrest his old spot back from Tasmania's Ed Cowan, who made a promising start to his Test career thissummer against India. ''I'd love to be able to open, that's where I've had ...
See all stories on this topic »

Sydney Morning Herald
The Economy: Winter/Summer Crops Boost/Biz Confidence, Conditions Improve
International Business Times AU
As well, the mix of the summer crop has been sharply increased. But the recent rain and flooding in parts of NSW and Queensland will have a negative impact on crop size and quality. The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and ...
See all stories on this topic »
Competition ignites Canberra gardeners
The Canberra Times
Vegetables need consistent watering and feeding duringsummer heat, and you need to check every day for bugs and pick them off or squash them before an infestation occurs. Tanya McArthur does most of the cooking, but Kirrily makes lasagne and grates ...
See all stories on this topic »

The Canberra Times
Naved signs for Derbyshire CCC
Derbyshire Times
He also boasts an exceptional pedigree in domestic Twenty20 cricket played all around the world having amassed 75 appearances in total with Sialkot Stallions, Sussex Sharks, Yorkshire Carnegie, Tasmania Tigers and Hobart Hurricanes.
See all stories on this topic »

Derbyshire Times
Glance at drivers in the 2012 Sprint Cup Series
Fox News
1, 1976 HOMETOWN: Launceston, Tasmania CREW CHIEF: Todd Parrott SPONSOR: Stanley/Black & Decker/DeWalt/Kwikset NOTES: Ambrose won his first career Sprint Cup Series race last season on the road course at Watkins Glen. He had 12 top-10 finishes and was ...
See all stories on this topic »
Gillard under siege
The Australian
The Hobart Mercury reports: THIS year's projected state budget deficit has more than doubled to $246 million, signalling further tough times ahead forTasmania. News.com.au reports: AUSTRALIA'S Olympic squad will be subjected to the most hardline drug ...
See all stories on this topic »
Khawaja's curious fade
ESPNcricinfo.com
Khawaja entered the home summer having developed a perception of self-containment, if not absorption. It can be a difficult habit to break. In the weeks between Sri Lanka and South Africa, Khawaja made sure he could not be cast aside, making centuries ...
See all stories on this topic »

ESPNcricinfo.com
Seagate eye world title bid
Nelson Mail
The world title is one the team is desperate to win after being bumped into third spot in Tasmania last year after a minor breach of the rules (forgetting to carry a tracking device on a trail run) saw four hours added to their time.
See all stories on this topic »

Nelson Mail
Norsqui Surprises In Mornington Cup
The Virtual Form Guide
Tasmanian stayer Norsqui surprised even his trainer Walter McShane when he ran home strongly to claim an easy victory in the $300000 Mornington Cup. Norsqui won the 2800m race at Flemington on Melbourne Cup day and was third in the 3200m Sandown Cup ...
See all stories on this topic »
State's summer of extremes Tasmania News - The Mercury - The ...
State's summer of extremes TASMANIANS are enduring a summer of extreme weather conditions.
www.themercury.com.au/article/.../298521_tasmania-news.ht...
TOTE Summer Challenge - expert tips & news on the 2012 ...
Win in Round 3 of the TOTE Summer Challenge with David Drew's expert tips on the big chances at the 2012 Tasmanian Derby meeting in Hobart.
racing.thetote.com.au/2012/.../tasmanian-derby-2012-preview/
Tall Timbers Tasmania RED Hot Summer Deal - Business Events ...
07-Feb-2012 | If you have never ventured to the Tarkine in the far North West of Tasmania, now is your perfect opportunity, and get great value for money at Tall ...
www.tasmaniaconventions.com/.../tall-timbers-tasmania-red-h..
Alexander Language Schools, Franchise Alexander Language Schools info@als-alexander.org or interalex1@yahoo.com Products and Services Surrender the Heart (Surrender to Destiny)Alexander Dictionary of English Idioms: English-FrenchUnder the SunStealing JakeAlexander Dictionary of English Idioms: English-Swedish