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March may be on for Club Penguin

Jul 27, 2007
A social networking site for children run by a little Canadian start-up company is said to have captured the attention of big media companies who might be willing to pay as much as half a billion dollars for it. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Will flow of yen dry up with stock scare?

Jul 27, 2007
The recent global buying frenzy has been fueled by relatively low interest rates on the Japanese yen. Consultant Roger Bootle says the downward turn in stocks could get worse if that flow of cash gets scarce.
Posted In: Canada, Economy, Investing, Wall Street
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Vaccine program milked for profit

Jul 27, 2007
G8 money backing creation of vaccines for the globe's poorest children may be getting misspent. Instead of selling immunizations at cost, Big Pharma companies are raking in big profits. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health
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Women lead protests in Zimbabwe

Jul 26, 2007
With inflation out of control and their country on the brink of economic collapse, women are taking to the streets of Zimbabwe to protest President Mugabe's policies. Gretchen Wilson reports.
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Venezuela's social spending spree

Jul 26, 2007
About 20 percent of the nation's GDP goes into health and welfare programs, thanks to high oil prices. Even if prices drop, President Hugo Chavez might be able to keep the social spigot open. Dan Grech reports.
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Shell profits from BP problems

Jul 26, 2007
Royal Dutch Shell is reporting record earnings -- more than $8.5 billion in the second-quarter. Carl Mortished of The Times of London says Shell is benefitting from British Petroleum's difficulties.
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Moroccans dream of being 'far away'

Jul 25, 2007
With illegal migration to Europe a big problem in Morocco, the country is considering ways to keep its citizens in. John Laurenson has the story from phosphate-mining town Khouribga, a popular point of departure.
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E.U. looks to trade after medics' release

Jul 24, 2007
Officials are hoping the release of six Bulgarian medical workers from a Libyan jail will promote a cooperative trade environment between Libya and the E.U. Kai Ryssdal talks with Stephen Beard in London.
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A playful way to bring water closer

Jul 24, 2007
More than a billion people worldwide don't have access to clean water. But one South African village has found a way for communities to access fresh drinking water and have fun at the same time. Gretchen Wilson reports.
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Crisis over Roche AIDS drug recall

Jul 24, 2007
Cancer-causing byproducts forced the drug maker to stop production, leaving many in the developing world without inexpensive options for treating HIV. Activists want Big Pharma to step in. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health, Science

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