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Nike facing legal action in France

Stephen Beard | May 16, 2006
Legal problems are hounding Nike in Europe. This case involves a French soccer team accused of evading taxes. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Stop selling iPods? Good luck . . .

Janet Babin | May 16, 2006
Creative filed suit in federal court Monday seeking an injunction to stop iPod sales, saying Apple infringed one of its patents. But the Supreme Court's eBay ruling could derail Creative's plan. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Higher wages on the way in China?

Jocelyn Ford | May 16, 2006
A key component of China's economic growth is low labor costs, but that could be changing. A think tank in China wants a major increase in minimum wage to try to reduce the rapidly increasing gap between rich and poor. Jocelyn Ford explains.
Posted In: Canada

Bush stumbling over border?

John Dimsdale | May 15, 2006
The president's speech on immigration tonight may pacify some conservatives worried about border control, but it may not be as well-received among other, more business-minded conservatives. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Supreme Court sides with big business

Scott Tong | May 15, 2006
The US Supreme Court decided today that taxpayers cannot sue their local governments over tax giveaways to corporations. Scott Tong looks at what that means for you.
Posted In: Washington

Boeing buys probation

Tess Vigeland | May 15, 2006
Boeing agreed to pay more than $600 million to settle a whole slew of criminal charges related to its contracting process. But the company has avoided further penalties. Tess Vigeland reports.

Blair changes his tune . . . too late?

Stephen Beard | May 15, 2006
British Prime Minister Tony Blair is in trouble. His approval ratings have plummeted for a lot of reasons, including one that first got him elected nine years ago. Stephen Beard reports from London.
Posted In: Canada

Sumner Redstone: Staying on top

Kai Ryssdal | May 15, 2006
In our continuing series of interviews with corporate leaders, "Conversations From the Corner Office," Kai Ryssdal discusses strategy, and fish tanks, with the chairman of Viacom and CBS.

House party's over

| May 15, 2006
Commentator and economist Michael Hudson says he's spotted real estate's canary in the coal mine. Speculators are getting out.

Mobile mania

Lisa Napoli | May 15, 2006
Are mobile phones the dot-coms of the new century? Lisa Napoli takes a look at the push to put everything from a Paris Hilton game to the nutritional content of your food on your mobile phone.
Posted In: Science