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2011-01-25 06:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A. O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS) reported 2010 earnings from continuing operations of $57.3 million or $1.24 per share on sales of $1.49 billion, which included an after-tax charge of $21.6 million, or $0.47 per share, associated with the flooding that impacted the company's Ashland City, Tenn., facility in May. The discontinued Electrical Products operations earned $54.4 million or $1.18 per share on sales of $705.8 million. The combined...

2009-05-14 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: eBay) today announced that Paul Jones, former vice president of asset protection at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), has joined eBay as global director of retail partnerships. Jones will work with eBay's team of more than 2000 Trust and Safety professionals to bolster eBay's ongoing efforts to prevent the sale of stolen goods through vigilance and strategic partnerships with law enforcement and retailers. "I look forward...

2008-10-11 00:00:24

I n HIS youth Paul Jones shot to national consciousness as the clean-cut, blond and blue-eyed lead singer of Manfred Mann who proceeded to take the 1960s pop charts by storm. But the history of rock 'n' roll might have been rather different had Brian Jones enticed him to be lead singer in his band instead. "Brian and I were good mates; he lived in Cheltenham and I in Oxford but we got together to hear Alexis Korner and his wonderful musicians, on a regular basis," explains Paul, ahead of his...

2008-10-11 00:00:24

By CLARE ROBINSON Music Writer IN HIS youth, Paul Jones shot into the national consciousness as the clean-cut, blonde and blue-eyed, lead singer of Manfred Mann who proceeded to take the 60s pop charts by storm. But the history of rock'n'roll might have been rather different had Brian Jones enticed him to be lead singer in his band instead, as Paul explains: "Brian and I were good mates, he lived in Cheltenham and I in Oxford, but we got together to hear Alexis Korner and his wonderful...

2008-09-11 00:00:24

By Liz Lightfoot COVER STORY Paul Jones is among a growing number of disaffected postgraduates considering suing their universities. Are PhD students neglected by their supervisors? By Liz Lightfoot If things had gone according to plan, Paul Jones would be seeking work as a university lecturer. Instead, he is unemployed and trying to pursue a legal action against the university where he failed to complete his PhD. The 26-year-old claims that his research is in ruins because the School...

2008-07-26 18:00:27

By CATHERINE JONES SIR Paul McCartney has spoken about the unique spirit of Lipa at the college's graduation ceremony. Speaking at yesterday's graduation bash at the Philharmonic Hall, he said: "The spirit of this school is what sets it apart from lots of other places." Sir Paul also unusually talked about life in The Beatles, revealing what set them apart from other groups was their ability to seize on new and unusual things that happened to them both inside and outside the recording...

2008-07-17 12:00:40

Nuinsco Resources Limited ("Nuinsco") (TSX: NWI) (www.nuinsco.ca) announced today that diamond drilling will commence immediately at its 100% owned Prairie Lake Project in northwestern Ontario. A diamond drill has been mobilized to the property to commence approximately 2,500 metres of drilling to follow up on positive results identifying a suite of minerals of economic significance. "In addition to the historic uranium resource, past exploration has identified niobium (Nb), tantalum (Ta),...

2008-07-03 00:00:27

Great-grandmother Lillian McCormack will be forever grateful to the team of NHS medics who saved her life. The 77-year-old was in hospital for tests when her heart stopped. Anaesthetist Doctor Paul Jones was part of the cardiac team at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire which revived her. And Mrs McCormack believes she wouldn't have had better care than on the NHS. She said: "Dr Jones saved my life. I owe him so much. I experienced wonderful first-class service when I was...

2008-06-24 12:03:09

British and U.S. scientists say they've developed a method to identify the genetic basis for physical and behavioral differences among canine breeds. Geneticist Paul Jones of Britain's Waltham Center for Pet Nutrition says dogs vary in size, shape, color, coat length and behavior more than any other animal and that variance has largely been unexplained. But in the new study, he said scientists developed a method of identifying the genetic basis for the diversity that might have...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.