Good, Bad, and Ugly

A state of confusion?

April 19, 2011

Sensient Technologies ups 2011 earnings outlook

USA/Shares of the Milwaukee, Illinois-based company closed at $36.82 on Friday on the New York Stock Exchange.

Ignoring Canada?

April 18, 2011

Allies vow no halt to campaign until Gaddafi goes

Washington, which led the campaign in its first week, has since turned over command to NATO and taken a back seat role. Britain and France complain that other NATO allies have not provided enough fire power to take out Gaddafi’s armour and allow the rebels in control of the east to sweep him from power.

The election is fixed?

April 15, 2011

Venezuela opposition to pick Chavez challenger

VENEZUELA/CARACAS, April 13 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition coalition on Wednesday fixed an election for next February to choose its candidate to challenge President Hugo Chavez in a presidential vote at the end of 2012.

He shot it where?

April 7, 2011

How small business can avoid becoming the next GoDaddy

gbu parsons 300CHICAGO (Reuters) – Social media is great for spreading the word but sometimes its content can become the elephant in the room, quite literally.

The Browning version?

April 6, 2011

Utah becomes first in U.S. to designate official state gun

gbu browning 300SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – Utah has become the first U.S. state to name an official firearm, placing an automatic pistol on a list of designated symbols, right along with the honeybee and the cutthroat trout.

Gaining ground, losing ground…

April 5, 2011

Canada’s Conservatives lose ground in poll

CANADA-POLITICS/TORONTO, April 3 (Reuters) – Canada’s ruling Conservatives lost a bit of ground in an opinion poll released on Sunday, while still remaining in territory that might hand them a majority in Parliament in the May 2 federal election.

Typo on the tablet?

April 4, 2011

gbu app grab340Tusnami kills school children?

There is a typo in there. Orherwise, the app is real nice.

Peter

Very strange. That typo was corrected and updated on all of our other platforms, but for some reason didn’t show up on the iPad app.

New, not North…

March 30, 2011

Colder cities among top U.S. retirement places

OBAMA/Only five cities in the list — Tucson, Arizona, Albuquerque, North Mexico, Charleston, South Carolina, Jacksonville, Florida, and San Antonio, Texas are in the southern-most part of the country.

They’re all jets…

March 29, 2011

Libyan rebels rout Gaddafi forces in strategic town

LIBYA-FRANCE/The French armed forces said around 20 French aircraft supported by an AWACS surveillance plane struck targets during the day on Saturday, including five Galeb fighter jets and two MI-35 helicopters on the ground outside Misrata.

Teach your parents well?

March 23, 2011

Peanut allergy stirs controversy at Florida school

EGYPT/Attempts to teach the girl’s parents for comment on Monday were unsuccessful.