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Republicans: Take a lesson from France

| Jan 31, 2007
French politician Nicholas Sarkozy is leading the polls since his nomination to succeed President Jacques Chirac. Commentator David Frum says U.S. Republicans could learn something from the atypical conservative candidate.
Posted In: Canada

Keeping his people safe, one cautious step at a time

| Jan 31, 2007
Wrapping himself in protective gear and taking tiny steps through the woods around the Kosovo-Albanian border, Valdet Dule keeps his community safe from dangerous mines. First in our "World at Work" series.
Posted In: Canada

Millions of foreclosures loom

| Jan 31, 2007
Mortgage payments are on the rise for homeowners who took advantage of that sub-prime loan frenzy a few years back. As many as 20 percent could lose their homes, fears commentator Robert Reich.
Posted In: Housing

DreamWorks-Aardman deal flushed away

| Jan 31, 2007
The animation studios have parted ways after finishing only two films of a five-picture deal. Variety's Adam Dawtrey says it was an interesting gamble in the first place.
Posted In: Canada, Entertainment

Blair fundraiser arrested again

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Jan 31, 2007
Lord Michael Levy has been arrested for a second time in connection with a campaign finance scandal that may be getting uncomfortably close to Tony Blair himself, Stephen Beard tells us.
Posted In: Canada

Tesco's coming to town

| Jan 31, 2007
The British retailer is the world's fifth largest and it's opening its first U.S. store later this year under the name Fresh and Easy. Jeff Tyler has details.
Posted In: Canada, Retail

Tortilla protest in Mexico

Dan Grech | Jan 31, 2007
Thousands will gather in Mexico City today to protest the price of tortillas. The cost of the corn-based staple has tripled in recent months. Is the new demand for ethanol to blame? Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Mexico

Big banking decision today

John Dimsdale | Jan 31, 2007
Companies like Home Depot, Chrysler and Wal-Mart want to open their own banks, and the federal government must decide today whether to extend its moratorium on the practice. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Coal mines closin' down down down

Ethan Lindsey | Jan 31, 2007
Germany has set a date that will effectively end all coal mining in that country by 2018, but some wonder if cleaner coal can still make a comeback there. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Canada

Finally, a Tata Steel deal

Stephen Beard | Jan 31, 2007
It took three months, but India's Tata Steel has won the bidding war to take over European steelmaker Corus. And we might be looking at further consolidation in the industry, Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

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