Chinese President Hu Jintao visits the United States this week. He travels first to Seattle, where he'll visit Bill Gates. As Alisa Roth reports, the stop is a victory in Gates' ongoing battle against pirated software in China.
General Electric is reported to have joined the battle for control of Britain's biggest airport operator, BAA. The company, which runs all three of London's main airports, has recently rejected two takeover bids.Stephen Beard reports.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling returns to the witness stand today. This time the prosecution will be asking the questions. As Sam Eaton reports, government attorneys are planning to use Skilling's own words against him.
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