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Bill eases how U.S. sues foreign firms

Aug 13, 2009
During the housing boom, homebuilders used defective drywall in homes in 23 states. Prosecuting its manufacturer in China has been a jurisdictional nightmare, but a bill may change things. Dan Grech reports.
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Madoff's right-hand man reveals details

Aug 12, 2009
Bernard Madoff's former chief financial officer pleaded guilty to federal charges after months of secretly working with the FBI. Tamara Keith reports on what he revealed.
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Impact of China arresting Rio workers

Aug 12, 2009
Four employees of global mining giant Rio Tinto have been arrested and taken into custody for stealing commercial secrets and bribery. Reporter Scott Tong talks with Steve Chiotakis about who was arrested, and how big a deal it is.
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Why the hold up in SEC-B of A case?

Aug 11, 2009
Reporter Tamara Keith talks with Steve Chiotakis about why a judge is still refusing to sign off on a $33 million settlement between the SEC and Bank of America, and what's next in the case.
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Texas programs cut down prison costs

Aug 11, 2009
As states struggle to cut their budgets, one place to look is prisons. Texas has saved money by changing its incarceration policy, but other states may not be able to follow the same model. Michael May reports.
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Regulations next if you drive and text?

Aug 5, 2009
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will be looking into the possibility of federal regulations to cut down on texting while driving. Jeremy Hobson reports.
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GE settles fraud suit for $50 million

Aug 4, 2009
General Electric is paying the SEC $50 million to settle a fraud suit alleging that GE reported false accounting numbers seven years ago. Amy Scott reports on why the investigation took so long.
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What a patent for podcasts means

Jul 30, 2009
VoloMedia has been granted a patent for podcasting. How might this affect podcasters? Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Crime, Science

City cameras draw ethical insecurity

Jul 30, 2009
To combat their city's high crime rate, businesses in Lancaster, Penn. raised capital to install and operate an elaborate security network. But some worry about giving control of the cameras to a non-police entity. Joel Rose reports.
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Ruth Madoff sued over husband's cash

Jul 30, 2009
The wife of convicted Ponzi-schemer Bernie Madoff is being sued for millions acquired from her husband's investment firm. She's the first of Madoff's family to be sued over his case. Mitchell Hartman has more details.
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