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Friday, May 22, 2009

Clean Energy Resolution- Wind

Analysis and discussion with Peter Mandelstam, Founder & President of Bluewater Wind. He talks about wind energy as natural resources. (Venture)

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Credit Environment For Restaurant

Analysis and discussion with Julia Stewart of DineEquity CEO. She talks about the restaurant industry. (For the Record)

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Regulation In The Automobile Industry

Report and analysis with Julianna Goldman of Bloomberg News. She reports about the governments restrictions on emissions. (Political Capital)

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Boom At The Box Office

The silver screen has provided an escape for many who may not be able to afford a vacation. As Anthony Mason reports, the cinema might just be this year s best holiday bargain.

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Economy Stabilizing

Analysis and discussion with Timothy Geithner, U.S. Treasury Secretary. He talks about the stabilization of the economy. (Political Capital)

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Cheney, Obama Face Off

President Obama and Former Vice President Dick Cheney's debate on how to keep America safe from terrorism highlighted the sharp differences between them. Bob Schieffer comments.

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Too Many Hotel Vacancies

The ongoing recession has severely hampered business for the tourism industry, especially for hotels, as millions of rooms and suites remain empty throughout the nation. Michelle Miller reports.

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Memories Of War

This Memorial Day weekend, we should remember that of the 2.5 million World War II veterans, nearly 900 die every day. Steve Hartman tells the story of one veteran he's known all his life: his dad.

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In Times Of War

President Obama addressed graduates at the Naval Academy in a day for celebration. But, as Chip Reid reports, the festivities were tempered by the reality that the U.S. is still at war.

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Budget Vacation Strategies

This Memorial Day weekend, Americans are remaining cautious about spending money during their vacations. As Sandra Hughes reports, this trend is expected to continue throughout the summer season.

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Market Correction Or A Period Of Consolidation

Analysis and discussion with Hugh Johnson of Johnson Illington Advisors and Bruce McCain of Key Private Bank. They tackle about commodity market. (Market Week)

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Inflation Debate

The economy may be at greater risk of inflation than the conventional wisdom indicates, says Charles Plosser. (Market Week)

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Dollar Sell Off

The dollar drops, commodities like oil and gold rise, and they are seen as a value against future inflation. (Market Week)

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Attack Of The Pirates

CBS News Sheila MacVicar has an exclusive report from onboard a Canadian Navy rescue vessel which attempted to offer aide to a cargo ship held under siege by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden.

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Defense Stocks

Analysis and discussion with Alex Hamilton of Jesup & Lamont Securities. His call, avoid airplane makers, go for aircraft buyers. (Taking Stock)

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Newsbreak- Obama Signs Credit Card Crackdown

Obama signs credit card bill, Memorial Day traffic, Indy 500 Parade floats

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Eyes On China

Analysis and discussion with Constance Hunter, Economist of Galtere Ltd. (Taking Stock)

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Cashing In On China

China as a Communist country did not have much when they built plants they transferred a lot of technology to the Chinese economy that improved productivity. (Taking Stock)

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Slumping Natural Gas Prices

Analysis and discussion with Jason Gammel of Macquarie Securities. He talks about energy and natural gas prices. (Taking Stock)

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Mixed Markets

The Dow Jones industrial average still down by 5.7% (Taking Stock)

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Green Day's Sick Story

During an interview for CBS' "Sunday Morning," the members of the hugely successful punk rock band Green Day discuss a rather putrid incident involving bassist Mike Dirnt's onstage sickness.

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Mike Allen's Playbook- 5/22

Mike Allen's Playbook- 5/22

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Washington Unplugged 5.22.09

Congressman James Moran (D-VA), Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA), Author Gretchen Peters

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Obama vs Cheney- historic?

Obama v Cheney: historic?

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Money & Sports - The Return of Floyd Mayweather

Boxing & Business - Interview with Former Professional Boxer Floyd Mayweather (Bloomberg News)

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Wolf- Release Prisoners Abroad

Rep. Frank Wolf, R-Virginia, opposes the idea of taking Guantanamo prisoners into the U.S. prison and court system. Wolf explains his reasons to Bob Schieffer.

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Obama signs credit card bill

Obama signs CC bill

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Willing To Take Gitmo Prisoners

Rep. James Moran, D-Virginia, says that if push comes to shove he and the people of Alexandria would be willing to take Guantanamo prisoners. Bob Schieffer asks Moran to explain his decision.

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Market Close 5.22

All Three Major Indexes Each Fall Less Than 1%; Utilities and Consumer Staples Best Performers of the Day, Financials and Telecoms Worst Performers; 8 Billion Shares in Volume Today, Below National Average of 11.5 Billion; Sears Earnings Beat Estimates; General Motors Shares Down Over 25% Today Ahead of Bankruptcy Concerns; Morgan Stanley Moving Towards Fixed, Short Term, and Long Term Compensation; Obama Signs "Bill of Rights"; MasterCard May Lose JPMorgan Business to Visa (Bloomberg News)

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Book 'Angel' Gets New Wheels

Jennifer Francis began "Bess The Book Bus," after cashing in her 401(k) to inspire kids to read. As an "Early's Angel," Jennifer was given a new bus, and new supplies to continue her mission.

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Obama Signs Credit Card Bill Into Law

Live! From the White House - President Barack Obama Holds News Conference (Bloomberg News)

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Gibbs and Takes 0522

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Spotlight - Blue Financial Services

Microfinance in Africa - Interview with Blue Financial CEO Dave van Niekerk (Bloomberg News)

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Anita Dunn on SCOTUS rollout

Anita Dunn on SCOTUS rollout

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Multi-Cultural Israeli Food

Breakfast is truly a world feast in Israel, as demonstrated by chef Meir Adoni, chef from Tel Aviv's popular restaurant Catit.

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FDIC Board Approves Charging Special Assessment on Banks

Board Votes 4-1 on Measure - Immediate Reaction and Insight with Former FDIC Chairman William Isaac (Bloomberg News)

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Ninos Desamparados

Maggie Rodriguez habla de un nino de Sacramento, California que no tiene hogar -- pero ha mantenido una actitud positiva.

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Sport Stacking Champions

An eleven-year-old and his brother are the world's fastest sports stackers, they show their stuff on "The Early Show" by teaming up with Julie Chen and Maggie Rodriguez for a match.

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Sector Focus - Restaurants

Restaurants and the Recession - Analysis and Discussion with Bryan Elliott of Raymond James (Bloomberg News)

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Preview - DineEquity CEO Interview

Restaurants and the Recession - Excerpt of Interview with DineEquity CEO Julia Stewart (Bloomberg News)

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Kanye West- Author

Hip-hop star Kanye West pens "Thank You And You're Welcome," a book about human values. He spoke to Harry Smith about it.

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Inside Look - Holiday Travel

Interview with AAA Spokesperson Robert Sinclair (Bloomberg News)

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Video Trail Mix- Garden Variety Politics

CQ Politics columnist and MSNBC contributor Craig Crawford gets down and dirty (literally) in his quest to gain insight into today's political climate.

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New Pirate Attack On U.S. Ship

A pirate attack on the Maersk Virginia, sister ship to the Alabama attacked recently, is thwarted by military craft before hijacking, reports Sheila MacVicar.

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Alzheimer's Impact On Family

Chronic misplacing things and judgment lapses in our elderly loved ones may indicate Alzheimer's disease, says Dr. Jennifer Ashton, who talks to Julie Chen about its impact on families.

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Obama's gift from USNA

USNA Class 2009 presents Obama with Jacket

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Spotlight - Magna International

Magna Said to Be Frontrunner for Opel - Live! From Austria: Exclusive Interview with Co-CEO Siegfried Wolf (Bloomberg News)

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Obama at USNA Commencement - Highlights

Obama at USNA Commencement - Highlights

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In-Depth Look - Summer Job Outlook for Teens

Analysis and Discussion with Challenger Gray & Christmas CEO John Challenger (Bloomberg News)

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Homeless Children At School

A school for homeless kids relieves the stress of being different, especially for one child who has had to bring all of his belongings to school with him every day, reports Maggie Rodriguez.

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International Perspective - U.K. Treasury Stays Tight-Lipped

U.K. Treasury Refuses to Release Stress Tests on RBS and Lloyds TSB - Analysis and Discussion with Leigh Goodwin of Fox-Pitt Kelton (Bloomberg News)

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The Currency Report - U.S. Dollar, Euro

Dollar Slips Beyond $1.40 per Euro (Bloomberg News)

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Separated Siblings Reunite

A brother and sister met as neighbors only to find out they were related once they became friends. Maggie Rodriguez speaks to mother JoEllen Cottrell, and siblings Candace Eloph, and Jamie Wheat.

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Pelosi silent on CIA controversy

Pelosi silent on CIA

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Obama - Cheney Square Off

The argument over national security is on the table and critics say the President needs a plan. Harry Smith and Bob Schieffer discuss speeches made by President Obama and former V.P. Dick Cheney.

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Morning Show Roundup 5/22/09

Morning Show Roundup 5/22/09

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Obama at USNA Commencement - Highlights

Obama at USNA Commencement - Highlights

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Inside Look - The Carbon Trading Debate

Cap-and-Trade Bill Passes House Committee - Interview with Climate Exchange Chairman Richard Sandor (Bloomberg News)

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Homegrown Terror Threat

Jailhouse Islam conversions are eyed for their role in a recent terror plot on U.S. soil, reports Kelly Wallace.

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Holiday Travel Begins

Gas prices lower than last year's record high encourage drivers this Memorial Day weekend, reports Michelle Miller. Maggie Rodriguez speaks to AAA's Troy Green on more travel incentives.

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In-Depth Look - Summer Driving Season Begins This Weekend

Interview and discussion with Peter Beutel of the Cameron Hanover. He talks about the demand in the gasoline this summer. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Eco Bonanza - Next Week

Interview and discussion with Pat Kernan of the Cardinal Capital Management. He talks about on what we must expect next week in the economy. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - AIG's Liddy To Step Down

Interview and discussion with Peter Cohan of the Peter S. Cohan & Assoc. He gives his thoughts on AIG's Liddy stepping down. (Bloomberg News)

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Sears Reports 1Q Profit

Sears is the biggest percentage gainer this morning. Earnings is the story. (Bloomberg News)

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Obama signs procurement reform bill

Obama signs procurement reform bill

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In-Depth Look - Profit Margins May Soon Stop Falling - Palma

Interview and discussion with Jeffrey Palma of the URS Securities. He says that the profit margins may soon stop falling. (Bloomberg News)

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Market Open 5.22

Cris Valerio is live in the New York Stock Exchange with the latest in the market. (Bloomberg News)

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California Budget Cuts

California has a crucial problem, the state could run out of cash by July. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has scrapping plans for the budget deficit. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - GM Bankruptcy Looming

Interview and discussion with White House Economic Adviser, Austan Goolsbee. He talks about President Obama's newly signed laws that would impact business. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - AIG's Liddy To Step Down

Interview and discussion with Rep. Elijah Cummings of the Maryland. He talks about the resignation of AIG's CEO and stepping down once they have a replacement. (Bloomberg News)

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POLITICO Playback 5/22/09

POLITICO Playback 5/22/09

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In-Depth Look - Hamptons Home Sales Decline

Interview and discussion with Jonathan Miller of the Miller Samuel. He talks about the bad numbers that we're raising in the Hamptons home sales. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Hamptons Home Sales Decline

Interview and discussion with Jonathan Miller of the Miller Samuel. He talks about the bad numbers that we're raising in the Hamptons home sales. (Bloomberg News)

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Lou Gossett, Jr.

Lou Gossett, Jr.

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In-Depth Look - GMAC Gets $7.5B In Federal Funds

Interview and discussion with Paul Taylor of the National Automobile Dealers Association. He talks about the governments move to send GM into bankruptcy in the near future. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - AIG's Liddy To Step Down

Interview and discussion with Cliff Gallant of the Keefe Bruyette & Woods. He gives his thoughts regarding Liddy's move to step down as CEO. (Bloomberg News)

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New Documentary From Michael Moore

Michael Moore has provocative view on everything. (Bloomberg News)

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The Return Of Floyd Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather is returning to the boxing ring later this summer. Floyd Mayweather has won six championships. (Bloomberg News)

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Michael Steinhardt On Stocks

Ellen Braitman sits with Michael Steinhardt of the Steinhardt Management to discuss his view on the economy. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Great Inflation Debate

Interview and discussion with Brian Wesbury of the First Trust Advisors and Bruce Kasman of the JPMorgan Chase. They have their debate regarding how worried we should be about the potential for rising prices. (Bloomberg News)

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Bankruptcy Next For GM?

General Motors may be sent into bankruptcy as early as next week according to the Washington post. (Bloomberg News)

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Battleground Virginia

Battleground Virginia promo

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In-Depth Look - Substantial Sell-Off In The Market

Interview and discussion with Ben Lichtenstein of the TradersAudio.com. He talks about the substantial sell-off in the stock market. (Bloomberg News)

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UK Treasury Refuses To Release Stress Tests On Banks

The U.K. will be following the U.S. and releasing its results of stress test on banks. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - AIG's Liddy To Step Down

Interview and discussion with Chris Whalen of the Institutional Risk Analytics. He gives his thoughts on Liddy's move to step down as AIG's CEO. (Bloomberg News)

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Scrushy Denies Wrongdoing In Suit

Scrushy denies wrongdoing in the suit. He testifies that the band member had to change implants because she got sick from the previous ones. (Bloomberg News)

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Madoff Scheme Forces Home Sale

One person invested a lot of money with Madoff. His daughter and her husband put their house on the market. (Bloomberg News)

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Stocks To Watch

Citigroup shares are active in the per-market trading. Here are the other stocks you want to watch. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Sterling's Storm Has Pass - Bloom

Interview and discussion with David Bloom of the HSBC Treasury & Capital Markets. He talks about the S&P's move to revise its outlook for the U.K.'s credit rating to negative. (Bloomberg News)

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Painful Changes For Dinning Industry

The recession has force painful changes in the restaurant industry, with some chains closing locations and other is cutting prices to the bone. (Bloomberg News)

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US Memorial Day Air Travel May Fall 1%

The U.S. volume over the memorial day will likely fall. (Bloomberg News)

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British Airway's Results

British Airway reports a loss widened estimated. Is scrapped a dividend and the shares are taking a dive. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - The VIX In The Financial Crisis

Interview and discussion with Tom Keene, Bloomberg Editor at Large. He talks his outlook on VIX financial crisis. (Bloomberg News)

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Asian Market Check

Stocks in Asia are dropping for a second day as corporate earnings added to concerns over the U.S. economy. (Bloomberg News)

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Climate Change Bill Clears Hurdle

President Obama's proposal to fight climate change if cleared one important hurdle in congress yesterday. (Bloomberg News)

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New Search Engine For Microsoft

Microsoft has a new panel on the left side of the screen to divide searches into categories. (Bloomberg News)

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Interleague Play Begins

Baseball interleague play begins tonight. (Bloomberg News)

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Nuggets Beat Lakers, 106 - 103

The NBA Western Conference championship series is tied at one game apiece. Denver wins over the Lakers with 106 - 103. (Bloomberg News)

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Home Sales Plummet In Hamptons

Memorial day marks the unofficial beginning of summer and in New York that means the kick off annual Exodus to the Hamptons. (Bloomberg News)

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Fed Official Warns About Inflation

For those arguing that inflation is the next big danger for the U.S., one voice at the Fed has weighed in, the President of the Philadelphia Fed. (Bloomberg News)

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FDIC Votes To Proposed Emergency Bank Fee

The FDIC vote today to lower an emergency fee in banks that the industry says would erode 2009 earnings. (Bloomberg News)

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TARP Repayments May Shortchange Taxpayers

Banks rushing to pay off TARP money may shortchange taxpayers in the tune of $10 billion. (Bloomberg News)

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BankUnited Shut Down, Assets For Sale

Federal Regulators shut down a Florida-based bank, BankUnited. Four banks are together to purchase the bank. (Bloomberg News)

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European Market Check

European stocks are gaining. U.K. GDP numbers are in line with estimates. (Bloomberg News)

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AIG Chief Edward Liddy Stepping Down

AIG Chief Edward Liddy is leaving after nine months at the helm of the insurance firm. He says he will quit as soon as the board finds a replacement. (Bloomberg News)

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US Commits Cutting Deficit - Geithner

Timothy Geithner indicates that the U.S. is aware of the risk of credit worthiness. (Bloomberg News)

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US Could Lose AAA Rating - Gross

U.S. is at risk of losing its AAA status. Gross says the likelihood has increase after Standard and Poor's revised its rating from negative to stable. (Bloomberg News)

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GM May Get 4th Offer For Opel From Chinese Firm

A fourth company may be in the mix when it comes to bidding for Opel. A Chinese car marker submits an expression of interest. (Bloomberg News)

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GMAC Gets $7.5B From Treasury

GMAC receives $7.5 billion from the U.S. treasury to extend auto lending to Chrysler. (Bloomberg News)

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US Sends GM Into Bankruptcy

The U.S. government will sends GM into bankruptcy. The Washington post says GM would get nearly #30 billion in new loans. (Bloomberg News)

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A clean plate for Mexican potters

Mexico is famous for its ceramic ware and many potters today still make their pots in the same way as their ancestors. While it's quaint, following in their fathers footsteps is a risk to their health. One non-profit program is encouraging potters to change their ways.

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Zhao gives voice to Chinese legal petitioners at Cannes

Chinese director Zhao Lang is presenting his new film "Petition -- The court of the complainants" out of competition at Cannes. Since 1996 he has been filming "petitioners", people who come to Beijing from across China to lodge formal complaints about the abuses they have endured at the hands of local authorities. Interview with Zhao.

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German parliament to elect president

On Saturday, Berlin's bicameral parliament will meet to vote for a new president. The current holder of the mainly symbolic office, Horst Koehler, is running for re-election.

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Near-Impunity in Florida

Shoot now, ask questions later. A recent law passed by Florida legislators gives residents near-impunity to shoot people who enter their homes.

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About Half of Vacationers Changing Plans Due to Recession

Among those Americans who say they had travel plans for the summer, 51% say they are changing those plans due to the economic recession, while still 49% are going ahead with their plans.

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Cannes movie Mecca also a draw for outlandish

Cannes might be a Mecca of cinema, but it draws pilgrims of all sorts -- and not just from the realm of film. During the festival's fortnight, the "Croisette" is a stage for a host of outlandish characters.

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Piden investigación sobre los crímenes de guerra en Sri Lanka

El Secretario General de Naciones Unidas Ban Ki-Moon visita Sri Lanka en medio de solicitudes de grupos de derechos humanos para una investigación independiente de la conducta de los militares y los rebeldes tamiles durante el reciente conflicto. Amnistía Internacional dice que hay sospechas de que ambos lados violaron la ley internacional y causaron voluntariosamente la muerte de civiles inocentes. Un informe especial de AFPTV.

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An unusual Polish politician

Patrick Kibangou is not your typical Polish politician. He is the country's sole black candidate for next month's European Parliament elections. A look at how he is putting that to his advantage.

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Major art exhibition makes waves in Hong Kong

The Louis Vuitton Foundation for Creation has chosen Hong Kong for a public showing of its expansive art collection which will be housed in a Frank Gehry-designed gallery just outside Paris. Some of the biggest names in contemporary art turned up for the opening of "Passion for Creation" exhibitions at the Hong Kong Museum of Art.

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Biden in Beirut before a key election

US Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that Washington will determine its aid to Lebanon based on the outcome of a tightly contested legislative election. Biden's trip is the first by a US vice president in 26 years. It comes two weeks before the election which polls predict give Hezbollah a majority of seats in parliament.

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EU, Russia summit fails to heal rifts

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev condemned EU moves to strengthen ties with former Soviet states after a summit with the bloc. European Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso argued that the initiative was "against nobody. It's to support prosperity and stability."

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Cannes Red Carpet- 'The Time that Remains'

Palestinian director Elia Suleiman and his actors walked up the red carpet of Cannes on Friday night ahead of the premiere of "The Time that Remains," in competition.

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30 years of Brazilian ethanol

It's been thirty years since Brazil first started making ethanol available at gas pumps. Today, 90% of cars manufactured in the country can be run on biofuels, and Brazilian ethanol made from sugar cane is offered at every gas pump in the country.

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The Minimalist- Southeast Asian Mussel Salad

Mark Bittman shifts the traditional mussel salad eastward.

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Style- VOWS- Lisa and Kevin

After working together for several years, Lisa Hirsch and Kevin Mulligan kicked off their relationship with a Mets game.

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Indian PM to be sworn in for second term

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is to be sworn in for a second term on Friday, following the resounding election victory of his Congress-led alliance.

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Marrakesh's mythic hotel puts items on auction

Lovers of luxury across the decades have sojourned in the mythic La Mamounia hotel in Marrakesh. While the Moroccan landmark undergoes renovation, ahead of a reopening in September 2009, it is selling some 5,000 items from the hotel at auction.

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Cannes Excerpts- 'Enter the Void'

Gaspar Noé's 'Enter the Void' tells the story of Oscar and his sister Linda, respectively small drug dealer and nightclub stripper, wandering through Tokyo. Past, present and future merge in a hallucinatory maelstrom. Trailer of film.

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Cannes Excerpts- 'The Time that Remains'

Palestinian director Elia Suleiman enters the Cannes competition on Friday with 'The Time that Remains', a semi biographic film, divided in four historic episodes, running from 1948 until recent times. Excerpts of film.

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Pakistan militants vow revenge over Swat offensive

Pakistan's military is continuing its offensive against Islamists militants in the northwest -- but some militants in the Swat valley are calling for revenge.

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