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EU slaps Microsoft with $350 million fine

Stephen Beard | Jul 12, 2006
The European Commission has fined Microsoft more than $350 million for failing to comply with an anti-trust ruling. Stephen Beard reports from London.
Posted In: Canada

Halliburton loses exclusive military deal

Scott Tong | Jul 12, 2006
The US Army said today it will end Halliburton's exclusive multibillion-dollar logistics contract in Iraq. It will re-bid the contract out to multiple companies later this year. Scott Tong has the story.
Posted In: Washington

China brings fabled British sports car to US

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 12, 2006
Chinese automaker Nanjing said today it will build a new MG coupe in Oklahoma. The move would make it the first Chinese car company to set up shop in the US. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada

Gore screens film at Wal-Mart HQ

Lisa Napoli | Jul 12, 2006
Al Gore screened his documentary about global warming today at what may seem like an unlikely location: Wal-Mart's corporate headquarters. Lisa Napoli explains.

$280 billion deficit is nothing to celebrate

| Jul 12, 2006
Tax revenues are way up, President Bush touted yesterday, so the budget deficit will be almost $130 billion smaller than predicted this year. But commentator Robert Reich says the administration's numbers still don't add up.

Disney slashing movie production

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 12, 2006
Walt Disney plans to cut its annual movie production slate in half and eliminate jobs to trim costs. But why cut back on the heels of its big summer smash hits? Host Kai Ryssdal asks Daily Variety Managing Editor Michael Speier.

We've got mail

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 12, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal digs through the Marketplace mailbag and reads listener letters.

Mexican election protests grow

Dan Grech | Jul 12, 2006
Supporters of defeated Mexican presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador are massing for a march on Mexico City, saying the narrow election was stolen. But the candidate has a fine line to walk with his supporters. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

Money pollution

| Jul 12, 2006
Those colorful new $10 and $20 dollar bills might be easy on the eye and tough on counterfeiters — but they're also tough on the environment. Nancy Mullane reports
Posted In: Science

Brits pulled into Enron net

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Jul 12, 2006
Three British bankers are being extradited to the US for Enron-related crimes and the business community there is not happy about it. Host Scott Jagow asks European Correspondent Stephen Beard what the uproar is all about.
Posted In: Canada