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Business News Archive - May 02, 2010

HAIFA, Israel, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq: ESLT and TASE: ESLT) announced today that it was awarded an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) contract from the Israeli Ministry of Defense, valued at approximately $50 million.

ST. LOUIS, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solutia Inc.

NEW ORLEANS, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday afternoon in New Orleans, Louisiana, commercial fisherman George Barasich stepped forward asking for emergency relief from a federal court to stop British Petroleum, plc ("BP") from forcing the volunteer corps of oil-spill responders to enter into onerous and one-sided "Master Charter Agreements" ("MCA") which will seriously compromise the existing and future rights and potential legal claims of these volunteers.

In the news release, Louisiana Fisherman Asks for Emergency Relief from a Federal Court to Stop BP from Forcing Volunteers to Enter Into One-Sided Master Charter of Agreements, issued 02-May-2010 by Smith Stag, LLC over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the release crossed without the inclusion of three paragraphs.

HONG KONG, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Limited ("Brightoil Petroleum" or the "Group"; stock code: 933.HK), one of the largest service providers of marine bunkering in China, announced that the Group took delivery last Friday of its second ocean-going oil tanker in Japan purchased in March this year.

America's largest motor club promotes careful commuting whether your ride has two wheels or four WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May is National Bike Month and with a growing number of bicyclists on roadways, AAA encourages all motorists to respectfully share the road with cyclists.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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