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Leaving Lebanon

| Jul 21, 2006
As Israeli warplanes are pound Lebanon for a 10th straight day, thousands of refugees — both Americans and foreigners — are pouring out of the country. Wall Street Journal reporter Jay Solomon's been covering the story in Beirut.
Posted In: Canada

Can NatWest 3 return to Britain?

| Jul 21, 2006
Three British bankers charged with fraud in the US will learn today whether they'll be allowed to return temporarily to Britain. They were brought here last week after losing a long extradition battle. Stephen Beard reports.

Backdating charges filed

John Dimsdale | Jul 21, 2006
The Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have brought the first criminal charges in the expanding stock options backdating probe. John Dimsdale reports.

Business reacts to pension reform

Sarah Gardner | Jul 21, 2006
Many companies support Congressional efforts to reform the private pension system. They just want a few things in return, Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Washington

Ivory-billed work stoppage

Scott Tong | Jul 21, 2006
A federal judge halts work on $320 million irrigation project to protect a rare woodpecker. Pro-business lawmakers call it an example of the Endangered Species Act run amok. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

On-board advertising

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 21, 2006
US Airways plans to put ads on airsickness bags this fall. American is considering putting them on cups and napkins. Does any of this do anything for the bottom line? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Job Files: Astronaut

| Jul 21, 2006
Today's Job Files takes us out of this world to reveal the secrets of life in space — like how an astronaut kicks up that bland space food.

SEC, prosecutors file stock-option charges

| Jul 20, 2006
Brocade Communications, a Silicon Valley company you've probably never heard of, has become Exhibit A in the backdated stock option scandal. The company's former CEO was hit with civil and criminal charges today. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Investing, Washington

The 'Way Forward' looks a ways off

Amy Scott | Jul 20, 2006
Ford Motor Company announced today it lost more than $120 million last quarter. Amy Scott reports on the continuing problems at the nation's second-largest automaker.

Who is coming to Lebanon's aid?

Hilary Wicai | Jul 20, 2006
As the battle between Israel and Hezbollah continues, Lebanon faces a growing humanitarian crisis. Hillary Wicai reports that getting aid on the ground will be a tricky thing.
Posted In: Canada