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Can I obtain News with the COM API?

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Yes. There are two special News RICs for headlines.As these are RICs and FIDs, they can be retrieved using the AdfinX Real Time COM API, rtx.dll library and the AdxRtList class

The first is N2_UBMS (Older) with the following FIDs
-1 X_RIC_NAME
1 PROD_PERM
3 DSPLY_NAME
235 PNAC
255 PROC_DATE
259 RECORDTYPE
264 BCAST_TEXT
456 REG_ID1
457 REG_FIELD1
715 STORY_ID
719 NAMED_ITEM
720 TAKE_SEQNO
722 STORY_TYPE
724 CROSS_REF
725 ATTRIBTN
729 MON_PAGES
749 PROD_CODE
750 TOPIC_CODE
751 CO_IDS
752 LANG_IND
1015 TAKE_TIME
1024 STORY_TIME
1027 STORY_DATE
1685 AREA_ID
1686 SF_NAME
6307 CF_NAME


The second is NFCP_UBMS (Newer) with the following FIDs
-1 X_RIC_NAME
1 PROD_PERM
3 DSPLY_NAME
235 PNAC
255 PROC_DATE
259 RECORDTYPE
456 REG_ID1
457 REG_FIELD1
500 SRCOFDATA
720 TAKE_SEQNO
722 STORY_TYPE
724 CROSS_REF
725 ATTRIBTN
1027 STORY_DATE
1383 DSO_ID
1685 AREA_ID
1686 SF_NAME
3859 SEQ_NO
4272 HEADLINE1
4275 NAMEDITEMS
4276 NEWS_PRIO
4277 NEWSCODE01
4278 NEWSCODE02
4299 STORYTM_MS
4301 TAKETM_MS
4303 TOT_SEGS
4517 HEAD_DIR
4518 HEAD_LANG
4524 NEWSMGTSTG
4525 PRODCODE_N
6307 CF_NAME

The News STORY can be obtained via the PNAC (the story identifer) although this is bit more involved.
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