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Cox on the spot

Scott Tong | Jul 25, 2006
SEC chairman Chris Cox goes before lawmakers today to answer questions about a possible politically motivated squelching of an insider trading investigation. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington

Disney buys its way into India

Miranda Kennedy | Jul 25, 2006
Disney said today it's buying Hungama TV, a kids entertainment cable channel in India. It might be a good move for Disney, Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

Trying to get aid into Lebanon

| Jul 25, 2006
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice continues her diplomatic efforts in the Middle East today. Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Jay Solomon about the current situation in Lebanon.
Posted In: Canada

Exodus to Syria

| Jul 25, 2006
Thousands of Lebanese citizens are fleeing their homes to escape the violence between Hezbollah guerillas and Israel. Many have made it to Syria. Ben Gilbert reports on the impact it's having on that country.
Posted In: Canada

Sticky earnings period for Wrigley

Rachel Dornhelm | Jul 25, 2006
Wrigley comes out with Q2 earnings today, but a $1.4 billion acquisition last year is likely to gum up the numbers. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

BP's big profits

Stephen Beard | Jul 25, 2006
British oil giant BP has reported a big hike in earnings thanks to higher oil and natural gas prices. But it's also facing plenty of problems in the US. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

HCA may get private room

John Dimsdale | Jul 24, 2006
The biggest hospital chain in the US — operating 176 hospitals and 92 surgery centers — may soon be part of one of the largest leveraged buyouts in history. John Dimsdale reports.

The death of Doha

Stephen Beard | Jul 24, 2006
The latest round of the World Trade Organization's free trade talks has collapsed. Stephen Beard updates us on the latest in the Doha Round in Geneva.
Posted In: Canada

FDA works on transparency

Hilary Wicai | Jul 24, 2006
In the wake of growing conflict-of-interest criticism, the FDA today announced it will spell out how and why it grants waivers to outside experts and allows them to serve as FDA advisers. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Violence continues in Congo

| Jul 24, 2006
On Sunday, the Democratic Republic of Congo will hold its first multiparty elections in 40 years. But pre-election violence has left some observers extremely wary. Suzanne Marmion reports.
Posted In: Canada