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Hollywood's 'drop' phenomenon

| Jul 14, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to Daily Variety managing editor Michael Speier about films that have a huge opening weekend at the box office — and then seem to disappear.

Funding Hezbollah

Scott Jagow | Jul 14, 2006
Host Scott Jagow talks to Cambridge University Professor George Joffe about where Hezbollah's funding comes from on the second day of attacks — and counter attacks — between that group and Israel.
Posted In: Canada

G8 to talk energy security

Stephen Beard | Jul 14, 2006
Leaders of the Group of 8 leading nations are heading for St. Petersburg, Russia for this weekend's summit, where President Putin will try to convince them Russia is a dependable supplier of oil and gas. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Another win in Merck's column

Helen Palmer | Jul 14, 2006
With yesterday's verdict in New Jersey, Merck has now won more than half of the Vioxx liability lawsuits filed against it. Is the decision to fight individual cases paying off? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Boeing v. Airbus

| Jul 14, 2006
The two aviation giants have already begun posturing in advance of next week's Farnborough air show, during which billions of dollars in new contracts is expected to be awarded. Jason Paur reports.

Think you've got a bad boss?

Hilary Wicai | Jul 14, 2006
A new Internet contest allows disgruntled workers to get back at their bosses. Hillary Wicai has the story.

Protest profiteers

Dan Grech | Jul 14, 2006
Mexico City's central plaza has been full of election protestors lately. And those protestors bring their pesos. Dan Grech reports on one sector of the economy that thrives on dissent.
Posted In: Canada

Resale bling

| Jul 14, 2006
With gold prices climbing back toward record highs, Hillary Wicai wonders if there are any resale treasures hiding in her jewelry box. She fills us in on the market for scrap gold.

Beirut bombing halts air traffic

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 13, 2006
Beirut's been experiencing its first economic boom since Lebanon's civil war ended — but it's based largely on tourism. How will today's attacks affect the economy there? Host Kai Ryssdal talks to the Wall Street Journal's Karby Leggett.
Posted In: Canada

Strike on Israeli port city

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 13, 2006
The Israeli port city of Haifa — well inside the country's borders — was hit by rockets today, an attack that preceded Israel's second bombing of Beirut's airport. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to journalist Hillary Krieger.
Posted In: Canada

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