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Russian spy murder plot thickens

Nov 27, 2006
The death of a former Russian secret agent in London is being linked to the break-up of Yukos oil — and now President Putin has been implicated in a series of suspicious deaths. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Times of London's Tony Halpin.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Ledbetter v. Goodyear

Nov 27, 2006
The Supreme Court today hears arguments in a case that could change the statute of limitations in workers' discrimination lawsuits. Diantha Parker reports.
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Bad move SWIFT

Nov 24, 2006
The European Union's data protection panel says SWIFT broke privacy laws by handing over bank transfer records to the U.S. government. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Tribes' riches increase membership battles

Nov 23, 2006
Gambling is a big business for American Indian tribes — and that means big money for their members. But a growing number say they're being forced out of the pot. Rachel Dornhelm has the story.
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Ready for a breathalyzer in <i>your</i> car?

Nov 20, 2006
Automakers, insurers and MADD are set on changing laws to require breathalyzer ignition technology in the cars of all convicted drunk drivers &mdash; and everyone else while they're at it. Hillary Wicai reports.
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A breathalyzer in every car?

Nov 20, 2006
MADD wants all cars owned by convicted drunk drivers to require built-in breathalyzers. The auto industry's on board but some worry car manufacturers are driving down a slippery slope. Dan Grech reports.
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Asking for a wider share of sales

Nov 14, 2006
Disharmony has broken out among former members of the British group Procol Harum. They're in court arguing over royalties for their biggest hit. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment

Another case of pretexting

Nov 8, 2006
Allied Capital is the latest company accused of having investigators impersonate its most vocal critics to access their phone records. Is this just the way companies do business these days? Alisa Roth reports.
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Another CEO headed for prison

Nov 3, 2006
Former Computer Associates CEO Sanjay Kumar was handed a 12-year sentence for his role in that company's accounting fraud scandal. Corporate attorney Lance Kimmel offers his take on the ruling.
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High Court hears emissions case

Nov 1, 2006
At issue is how the government should measure smokestack emissions. Companies could be forced to add expensive new pollution controls, but environmentalists say the benefits in cleaner air are worth the cost. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
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