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Brits fed up with 'selfish protectionism'

Stephen Beard | Nov 28, 2006
Britain's main business organization has some harsh words for the U.S. and continental Europe. The CBI is accusing other nations of hypocrisy in talking free trade but blocking foreign takeovers. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Verizon gets YouTube to go

Alisa Roth | Nov 28, 2006
YouTube has signed an agreement with Verizon Wireless to make video clips available on its cell phones. Alisa Roth has details.
Posted In: Science

Dollar's big slide

Bob Moon | Nov 27, 2006
The dollar fell to a new low against the euro today on worries that China will sell some of its dollar holdings. Meanwhile, the yuan continues to strengthen against the greenback. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Economy

Ford buyout deadline looms

Alisa Roth | Nov 27, 2006
As 75,000 autoworkers face the midnight deadline to decide whether they'll accept buyout deals or stick it out with the company, Ford said today it needs about $18 billion to fund its restructuring. Alisa Roth reports.

Peace talking hold in Gaza?

Ben Gilbert | Nov 27, 2006
In a major policy speech today, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said he'll offer a series of humanitarian and economic incentives to the Palestinians for a permanent ceasefire. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

Wal-Mart expansion marches on

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 27, 2006
Some are questioning Wal-Mart's strategy at home following news of a November sales drop. But the retail giant has found a way to break through a little red tape — and into India's fast-growing consumer market.
Posted In: Canada

Russian spy murder plot thickens

| Nov 27, 2006
The death of a former Russian secret agent in London is being linked to the break-up of Yukos oil — and now President Putin has been implicated in a series of suspicious deaths. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Times of London's Tony Halpin.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Clean air combat

Stephen Beard | Nov 27, 2006
The European Union wants all airlines flying in and out of its airspace to cut greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. and other countries say that's not legal. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Obama's burden

| Nov 27, 2006
Commentator Marcellus Andrews sees Barak Obama as a new type of corporate-money-backed liberal — and fears that power and wealth might corrupt the beloved senator.

Surfing for talent

Lisa Napoli | Nov 27, 2006
Rising stars don't even have to leave home to get Hollywood's attention these days. Some agencies have talent scouts devoted to seeking them out online. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Jobs, Science