Marketplace AM for September 26, 2006

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Reinvesting in Lebanon

Many Lebanese Americans are facing the dilemma over whether to send money to help rebuild their ancestral homeland — again. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Canada

Repeal the liquids ban completely

Commentator Chris Elliot says the partial repeal of the ban on carry-on liquids could cause more problems than it solves.

Redstone takes a pay cut

Viacom CEO Sumner Redstone will lose half his salary and cash bonuses, the company reported Monday. But some don't think that's going far enough. Sarah Gardner reports.

Ebbers goes to jail

Disgraced WorldCom CEO Bernard Ebbers is scheduled to start his 25-year prison sentence today for fraud and conspiracy. And his incarceration will be no Club Fed, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Fastow to be sentenced

Former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow is scheduled to be sentenced today for his role in the Enron collapse. Amy Scott reports.

Hitler paintings up for auction

Collectors from around the world are expected to offer up to $10,000 each for works of art believed to have been painted by Adolf Hitler. Stephen Beard has the story.

AOL search record lawsuits begin

Last month AOL mistakenly allowed its users' search data to be posted on the Internet. Now three of the people whose searches were revealed are suing the company. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Industry embraces FDA reform

Many in the food and pharmaceutical industries support reforming the FDA. Their bottom lines are very much at stake, Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Cyber attacks target home users

There hasn't been a large-scale computer virus aimed at taking down corporate America for years. Could be because home users are the target of most attacks, according to a new report. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Science

Japan's new leader looks to China

Shinzo Abe was elected as Japan's new Prime Minister today. One item high on his agenda is repairing relations with China — and that could be good news for the U.S. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

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