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MySpace for 25% of Yahoo's place

Bob Moon | Jun 20, 2007
Rupert Murdoch is reportedly offering to make an old-fashioned swap. He'll give away MySpace for a 25 percent stake in Yahoo. It's about making moolah, says Dan Sabbagh who broke the story for the also News Corp-owned Times of London.
Posted In: Wall Street

Bear Stearns takes a big subprime hit

Amy Scott | Jun 20, 2007
The crisis in the subprime mortgage market continues to take its toll on Wall Street. Merrill Lynch will sell off the assets of two hedge funds that relied on subprime loans that are now going south. Amy Scott reports.

Not everyone's breathing easier

Rachel Dornhelm | Jun 20, 2007
The EPA today is expected to release more stringent ozone standards in an effort to improve public health problems such as asthma, but some businesses are crying foul since we haven't even met the existing standard. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Washington

Parents support TV censorship

Jill Barshay | Jun 20, 2007
A study released yesterday says most parents would support a federal crackdown on TV sex and violence. Pressure's building for Congress to act, but TV companies say censorship should be left to individuals and the marketplace. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

The immigration reform scam

Dan Grech | Jun 20, 2007
A lot of misinformation about immigration reform has trickled down to the folks living and working here illegally, and con artists have wasted no time taking advantage of the situation. Dan Grech explains.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration, Mexico

Expedia thinks it's buying low

Jeff Tyler | Jun 19, 2007
Expedia announced it will spend about $3.5 billion to buy back almost half of its outstanding shares. Jeff Tyler reports on what the move says about the state of the company and the Internet travel industry overall.
Posted In: Travel

YouTube goes for a bigger picture

Janet Babin | Jun 19, 2007
YouTube apparently shares its parent company's goal of world domination. It's expanding its services into nine other countries, giving it nine more places to collect advertising revenue. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Canada

Some assembly still required at Boeing

| Jun 19, 2007
Boeing got a $9 billion order today, mostly for its new 787 Dreamliner aircraft. But the company's having some problems as it prepares to deliver the jet. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Travel

Immigration bill coming back for another try

John Dimsdale | Jun 19, 2007
The Senate is expected to resume debate on immigration and border security, perhaps as early as next week. Our Washington bureau chief John Dimsdale takes a look at its chances for passage.
Posted In: Immigration

We need to democratize globalization

| Jun 19, 2007
After five years of work, the Doha trade negotiations have boiled down to one issue: agricultural subsidies. Commentator Benjamin Barber says it's time to rethink how we govern global trade.
Posted In: Canada