Rank and file Northwest flight attendants yesterday turned down a compromise agreement to slash wages and benefits, setting up a possible crippling strike at the world's fifth largest airline. Annie Baxter reports.
Last year, Congress toughened the bankruptcy laws in this country. Britain went the other way and softened up its indebtedness law. Now that country's largest bank says it was a bad move. Stephen Beard reports.
Two billionaires are testifying for a Senate committee today that their use of offshore tax shelter accounts was above board. Their financial advisors told 'em so. But a new report from the Senate panel says, not really. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
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