Keeping Asian carp out of Great Lakes waterways may prove more expensive than anticipated

Keeping Asian carp out of Great Lakes waterways may prove more expensive than anticipated A study has indicated that keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes by closing the locks on Chicago waterways would be more expensive than anticipated.

Crain's Chicago Business reported on Wednesday that a DePaul University study commissioned by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce estimates lock closures to keep out the invasive fish would cost about $4.7 billion in the first
20 years -- $3.3 billion more than first estimated by Michigan and other states.

Man, accused of making harassing and obscene calls to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, arrested by FBI

Man, accused of making harassing and obscene calls to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, arrested by FBIIt has arrested a San Francisco man accused of making harassing and obscene telephone calls to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, says the FBI.

NBC News has reported that Gregory Lee Giusti, 48, was arrested Wednesday afternoon. He faces charges of violating a federal law against making calls "to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any person at the called number or who receives the communications."

Teenaged boys attack Scottish tourist in Australia, tourist reported to be critical

Teenaged boys attack Scottish tourist in Australia, tourist reported to be criticalAccording to the authorities in Sydney, they were looking for four boys as young as 10 who beat a Scottish tourist so severely he was hospitalized in critical condition.

The Australian Broadcasting Corp. has reported that Mark Willis, 25, was attacked by four boys of ages 10-15 early on Wednesday when he got off a bus with his girlfriend.

The broadcaster further said that he underwent emergency surgery for head injuries.

$50 million lawsuit filed against a newspaper by an Ohio Judge over alleged Internet remarks

$50 million lawsuit filed against a newspaper by an Ohio Judge over alleged Internet remarksOfficial documents have indicated that an Ohio judge filed a $50 million lawsuit against a newspaper, claiming it conspired with Web site entities to discover private information.

Failure to mention slavery in proclamation of April as Confederate History Month was "a major omission," says Virginia's Governo

Failure to mention slavery in proclamation of April as Confederate History Month was "a major omission," says Virginia's GovernoHis failure to mention slavery in a proclamation of April as Confederate History Month was "a major omission," Virginia's Republican governor said on Wednesday.

Gov. Bob McDonnell had come under fire for the proclamation honoring those who fought for the South in the U. S. Civil War. He initally defended it, saying it was designed to promote tourism in Virginia.

JC Flower joins bidders list for RBS branches

JC Flower joins bidders list for RBS branchesJC Flower, the US – based financial investment firm also entered the list of bidder for the 318 branches of RBS put on sell. The other firms in the league are Virgin Money, Spanish Groups Santander and BBVA and National Australia Bank.

As per few analysts tracking the deal, Santander is the most favorite among all the bidders.

However, Virgin money, which had earlier sold 21 per cent stake to Wilbur Ross, the US billionaire and turnaround expert, might just give Santander a run for its money, analysts expected.

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