Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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Except one wind power plant sponsored by Zorlu Enerji Group of Turkey, the rest are presumably still in the process of completing the financing package. ...

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Barre wind firm has global ambitions
BurlingtonFreePress.com - Burlington,VT,USA


In the last month, he has hired new chiefs of finance and human resources and created a division, Utility Scale Wind, to focus on the 2.2-megawatt turbine. ...

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The European Commission calls for proposals for €4 billion worth ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release) - New York,NY,USA


The European Commission has launched today a call for proposals covering key energy infrastructure projects such as energy interconnections, offshore wind ...

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Butterfield: Want a job? Think Wind.
Daily Camera - CO,USA


Our new graduates may be glad to know that in this economy that's squalid with bad news, wind power is making jobs like crazy while drawing people and ...

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California Applies for Energy Funds, Breaks Ground on I-80 Project
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Peak Oil Review - May 18 | Energy Bulletin

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(5/11, #10); Brazil's President Lula da Silva is to sign a financing agreement for state-run Petrobras during a visit to China this week. The agreement with China will finance subsalt oil development offshore Brazil. ... (5/14, #20); The first 630 MW of the planned 1 GW London Array UK offshore wind farm, a $4.6 billion scheme to build the world's largest offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary, has been given the go-ahead by the three project partners. ...

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* UK couple's search for purr-fect cat ends in Mich. (AP)
* Naked woman goes to Fla. home, asks for cigarettes (AP)
* Sexy "Venus" may be oldest figurine yet discovered (Reuters)
* 'Evil' China sex park torn down: state media (AFP)
* "Titanic" stars donate to final survivor (Reuters)
* Mad about MAD, LA man builds a dream out of CDs (AP)
* Cash flies out of convertible on motorway (Reuters)
* Statue of former president loses head in Ohio (AP)
* Man, 81, cited for nudging pedestrian with vehicle (AP)
* Russian doctors marvel at big momma's birth (AFP)
* Court fines man for beheading wax Hitler (Reuters)
* Man calls 911 over 28-year-old son's messy bedroom (AP)
* Woman beaten up over asparagus prices (Reuters)
* Cops: Woman, 78, beats husband over alleged affair (AP)
* Cops: Driver was under influence of bowl of cereal (AP)
* Plumber uses snake with camera to find cat in wall (AP)
* Fla. police say men called 911 after bad drug deal (AP)
* Tenn. woman fights off intruders with chili, broom (AP)

UK couple's search for purr-fect cat ends in Mich. (AP) Top
AP - It's a different kind of long-distance relationship.

Naked woman goes to Fla. home, asks for cigarettes (AP) Top
AP - Authorities said a woman wasn't wearing any clothes when she knocked on stranger's door in the middle of the night to ask for cigarettes. The Pinellas sheriff's office reported that the woman, 52, went to the strange home early Friday morning. Deputies found her a short time later walking through a mobile home park wearing only boxer shorts.

Sexy "Venus" may be oldest figurine yet discovered (Reuters)
Reuters - A sexually suggestive Venus figurine with oversized breasts and thighs dates back at least 35,000 years and shows ancient humans had sex on their minds, researchers said Wednesday.

'Evil' China sex park torn down: state media (AFP) Top
AFP - A sex theme park in southwest China that featured giant genitals and a sex-technique workshop has been torn down after officials said it had an "evil influence" on society, state media said.

"Titanic" stars donate to final survivor (Reuters) Top
Reuters - "Titanic" stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet and the film's director James Cameron have responded to a challenge and donated $30,000 to support the last survivor of the Titanic in her last years, a representative for DiCaprio said Monday.

Mad about MAD, LA man builds a dream out of CDs (AP) Top
AP - It's always been a mad MAD world for Neil Cuadra. The 55-year-old Internet entrepreneur has photographed a portrait he made of MAD magazine mascot Alfred E. Neuman's head using junk mail CDs and DVDs and sent it to the magazine, a feat that landed him in the magazine's 500th issue, published in April.

Cash flies out of convertible on motorway (Reuters) Top
Reuters - A man lost 23,000 euros ($31,180) to the wind when an envelope with the money he had stuck in the passenger seat pocket of his convertible blew away during a test drive in northern Germany.

Statue of former president loses head in Ohio (AP) Top
AP - Someone has beheaded a statue of President James Garfield that was installed last week at an Ohio college.

Man, 81, cited for nudging pedestrian with vehicle (AP) Top
AP - An elderly driver was cited after a pedestrian said he nudged her twice with his vehicle for walking too slowly. The 81-year-old man was cited Thursday for hit-and-run causing injury. He's scheduled to appear in La Crosse County Circuit Court on June 4.

Russian doctors marvel at big momma's birth (AFP) Top
AFP - Doctors in Moscow are congratulating themselves on the birth of a baby to a woman whose severe obesity would normally preclude conception, a newspaper reported.

Court fines man for beheading wax Hitler (Reuters) Top
Reuters - A German court fined an unemployed man 900 euros ($1,227) Tuesday for knocking the head off a waxwork figure of Adolf Hitler in a Berlin museum.

Man calls 911 over 28-year-old son's messy bedroom (AP) Top
AP - An Ohio man who argued with his grown son over a messy bedroom said he overreacted when he called 911. Andrew Mizsak called authorities Thursday after his 28-year-old son — who's a school board member in the Cleveland suburb of Bedford — threw a plate of food across the kitchen table and made a fist at him when told to clean his room.

Woman beaten up over asparagus prices (Reuters) Top
Reuters - German police are searching for a motorist who beat a 24-year-old woman selling white asparagus because he was upset about her asking price for the coveted springtime vegetable, police said Monday.

Cops: Woman, 78, beats husband over alleged affair (AP) Top
AP - A 78-year-old woman arrested last month for allegedly beating her 84-year-old husband because she believed he cheated on her several times during their marriage was charged Thursday with assault. Prosecutors said she hit him with a bowl, pipe and carpet sweeper. He suffered broken ribs, pelvis and a wrist.

Cops: Driver was under influence of bowl of cereal (AP) Top
AP - A Massachusetts man may wish he had breakfast in bed instead of in his car. Police said a man who was stopped for erratic driving on Central Avenue last week was eating a bowl of cereal and milk while he drove. He told officers he was hungry.

Plumber uses snake with camera to find cat in wall (AP) Top
AP - When Bubba the cat disappeared inside the home he shares with Cheryl and Phillip Albers, they knocked holes in walls looking for him, but he couldn't be found. Bubba's meows could be heard through the night last Monday, Cheryl Albers said, after he vanished following a visit from an air-conditioner repairman.

Fla. police say men called 911 after bad drug deal (AP) Top
AP - Authorities said two men called 911 after they were robbed at gunpoint while trying to buy 20 pounds of marijuana. The Volusia County Sheriff's Office reported that the men went to a home Monday with $12,000 to buy the drugs. Two men at the home jumped them, took their money and drove off. A report said the victims jumped in their own vehicle to follow and one of them called 911 for help.

Tenn. woman fights off intruders with chili, broom (AP)
AP - Up in Tazewell, Wanda Bray slings a mean bowl of chili. Quite literally. Claiborne County Sheriff's Capt. David Honeycutt said Bray was confronted by men who broke into her home Tuesday night and she fought back by throwing what was described as "household objects" at them, including a bowl of homemade chili.


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U.S. to Issue Tougher Fuel Standards for Automobiles
By JOHN M. BRODER
The Obama administration plans to combine California’s tough new auto-emissions rules with existing fuel economy limits to create a single new national standard.

Overhaul Likely for Credit Cards
By ANDREW MARTIN
With Congress on the verge of limiting penalties on delinquent borrowers, credit card companies are expected to turn to their best customers to make up the difference.

Ex-U.S. Envoy Considers Key Role in Afghan Government
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Zalmay Khalilzad, a former ambassador to Afghanistan, could assume a powerful position under a plan he is discussing with the Afghan president, officials said.

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The authorities declared a final victory in what could be the end of Asia’s longest civil war as the Sinhalese majority celebrates in the streets.

Young Pakistanis Take One Problem Into Their Own Hands
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Obama Tells Netanyahu He Has an Iran Timetable
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After meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, President Obama said he wanted a response from Iran to his diplomatic opening.

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No Guidance on How to Rein In the Flu
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Coping with an epidemic that spreads mostly in schools, officials have little solid information to use.

Changes Planned for Guantánamo Trials May Lead to Familiar Challenges
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Even with new rules, the military commission system may be subject to many of the same legal challenges that plagued the Bush administration.

Executions Debated as Missouri Plans One
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Obama Tells Netanyahu He Has an Iran Timetable
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After meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, President Obama said he wanted a response from Iran to his diplomatic opening.

Advocacy Groups Seek Disbarment of Ex-Bush Administration Lawyers
By SCOTT SHANE
A coalition of advocacy groups filed complaints accusing 12 lawyers of helping to justify torture.

In New York, Mrs. Obama Praises Arts as Vital to U.S.
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Michelle Obama visited New York to promote the arts, at the American Ballet Theater and the American wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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BUSINESS

In Advising U.S., BlackRock Thrives in Uncertain Times
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Questions are being raised over an apparent conflict between BlackRock’s role as a government adviser and its profits as manager of troubled assets.

Seeking a Missing Link, and a Mass Audience
By TIM ARANGO
A media pile-on will announce a 47-million-year-old primate.

Home Depot Girds for Continued Weakness
By LOUIS UCHITELLE
The leadership of Home Depot has decided to move from a culture of expansion to one that is less vulnerable to consumer and credit slowdowns.

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TECHNOLOGY

New Starbucks Ads Seek to Recruit Online Fans
By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER
The coffee chain described the effort, which relies heavily on text, as its largest and expects its message to be spread through social media sites.

The Race to Provide Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet
By JOE SHARKEY
Airlines are spending about $100,000 a plane to install the Wi-Fi equipment, and will in turn charge passengers to use the service.

New Mood in Antitrust May Target Google
By STEVE LOHR and MIGUEL HELFT
In the more aggressive antitrust climate of the Obama administration, the stakes appear to be highest for Google.

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SPORTS

YANKEES 7, TWINS 6
Coke Gets His First Save, Closing Four-Game Sweep
By TYLER KEPNER
Phil Coke walked two in the ninth and allowed a run to score, but the Yankees held on to win, completing a four-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins.

DODGERS 3, METS 2, 11 INNINGS
Mets, Bereft of Home Runs, Stumble to Another Loss
By BEN SHPIGEL
In one of their most disheartening games of the season, the Mets committed five errors, and wasted an otherwise sharp debut by Tim Redding, losing to the Dodgers.

Cavaliers Have Been Dominant but Not Intriguing
By HOWARD BECK
While the N.B.A.’s other contenders have been sweating through overtimes and seven-game series, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have been in virtual hibernation.

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The Führer Returns to Berlin, This Time Saluted Only by Laughs
By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN
Eight years after conquering Broadway and much of the rest of the world, Mel Brooks’s musical “The Producers” opened in Berlin.

THEATER REVIEW | 'GROUNDSWELL'
Intersecting Lives Tainted by Apartheid
By CHARLES ISHERWOOD
The lives of three disappointed men intersect with volatile consequences in this engrossing South African play by Ian Bruce.

MUSIC
‘Idol’ Final Raises Extra Question
By STEPHEN HOLDEN
The overhyped media question of the moment is whether the country is ready to hand the crown to an androgynous, seemingly gay 27-year-old fireball from San Diego.

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NEW YORK/REGION

Witness Tells of Escaping Kidnapping by Defendant
By KAREEM FAHIM
At the murder trial of Darryl Littlejohn, a witness testified about being handcuffed, thrown into a van and escaping from the defendant.

Arriving With 5 Shillings, Leaving With Hundreds of Friends
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For many New Yorkers who attended the funeral for Austin Delaney, a co-owner of the Rosie O’Grady saloons, he was a low-profile benefactor to generations of Irish immigrants.

As Civil War Ends in Sri Lanka, New Divisions Arise in New York
By NINA BERNSTEIN
The sight of victory parties among Sinhalese in Sri Lanka is exacerbating raw feelings in the Sri Lankan diaspora, which has largely been able to exist without ethnic conflict.

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SCIENCE

A Long Search for a Universal Flu Vaccine
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One shot to protect against all strains of flu won’t be here anytime soon, but it is the holy grail for some researchers.

FINDINGS
Message in What We Buy, but Nobody’s Listening
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Does your iPhone reveal all about the type of person you are?

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The Autopsy, a Search for Reassurance
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Will an autopsy give you the answers you are looking for?

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HEALTH

WELL
Kept From a Dying Partner’s Bedside
By TARA PARKER-POPE
When a hospital won’t allow you to be by a loved one’s side.

Health Outcomes Driving New Hospital Design
By CAROL ANN CAMPBELL
Single-patient rooms, with closer nurses’ stations, are now viewed as an important element of high-quality health care.

CASES
Willing to Be Vulnerable: The Patient Grows Up
By DANA JENNINGS
Innocence at 12, fearlessness at 27, uncertainty at 50.

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EDITORIALS

India’s Challenges
It is time for India to exercise the kind of regional and global leadership expected of a rising power.

The Right to DNA Testing
Courts and legislatures need to do more to ensure that prisoners have access to DNA that could help prove their innocence.

Not Enough on Guns
By not calling for the full repeal of the so-called Tiahrt Amendment, President Obama is sending another signal that he is not willing to stand up to the gun lobby.

Senator Bennett’s Hostages
Senator Robert Bennett’s blocking of two nominees for the Interior Department is an unworthy way to stroke the right wing.

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War’s Psychic Toll
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The psychic toll of this foolish and apparently endless war in Iraq has been profound since Day 1. And the nation’s willful denial of that toll has been just as profound.

In Praise of Dullness
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Take the War to the Drug Lords
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Some Bankruptcies Are Worth It
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Why not adopt an approach that would, where necessary, allow the controlled failure of a major financial institution?

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