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Backing team Mexico

Nate DiMeo | Jun 12, 2006
Many Americans are almost defiantly indifferent to the World Cup, leaving companies to aim their soccer marketing at fans of non-US teams. No. 1 on the list: Mexico. Nate DiMeo has the story.
Posted In: Sports

Libya could offer more than oil

| Jun 12, 2006
The US has plans to remove Libya from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism and restore diplomatic relations. But, says writer and commentator Reza Aslan, we really need to help Libya diversify its economy.
Posted In: Canada

Underdogs of war, part 2

| Jun 12, 2006
Gone are the days when American soldiers cooked chow and did their own laundry. Now contractors in Iraq do those duties, and the workers come from all over the world. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

Sloan Sessions: Estate tax

Scott Jagow | Jun 12, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan and host Scott Jagow discuss the potential downside of repealing the estate tax for people with large estates.
Posted In: Wall Street

Cell phone blocker

Lisa Napoli | Jun 12, 2006
A new technology could provide the answer to annoying cell calls in theaters and other public places. But intentionally jamming cell signals could be illegal. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

NYMEX changes course

Amy Scott | Jun 12, 2006
Traders who buy and sell oil do so on several exchanges, including the New York Mercantile Exchange. It's going electronic today in a bid to compete against rival exchange ICE. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Small arms = big bucks for China

Jocelyn Ford | Jun 12, 2006
A report from Amnesty International finds covert Chinese arms exports are stoking conflicts in hot spots around the world. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Sustainable banking winners

Sam Eaton | Jun 12, 2006
Banks are realizing that companies with a green bent are a sound financial investment. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Farm lobby sour over budget compromise

John Dimsdale | Jun 12, 2006
The farm lobby is looking to regroup after winding up on the losing end of a Congressional compromise to provide emergency funding for the war in Iraq. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Antarctic tourism

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jun 12, 2006
Among the issues on the agenda for today's meeting of signatories to the Antarctic Treaty: What, if anything, should be done about the growing tourism trade to the frozen continent? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada