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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Ted Kennedy- The Last Brother

IN FULL: Katie Couric presents a special report about the life and legacy of U.S. Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy, who left an indelible mark on the nation.

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Malaysian Central Bank Stays Upbeat

Malaysia's back-to-back GDP declines and puts it into a technical recession for the first time in ten years. (Asia Confidential)

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OZ Minerals Sells Assets To China Minmetals

OZ Minerals' remaining mine is the A$1.2 billion prominent hill copper and gold project. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Sri Lanka Aims To Lure Investors

Calamander Group seeks to take stakes in Sri Lanka's biggest banks. (The Bloomberg Edge)

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Opposition DPJ Leads Ruling LDP In Polls

Opposition DPJ proposes to spend on child care centers, free high school tuition and 26,000 yen monthly cash handout per child. (The Trade)

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CNOOC Beats Estimates

CNOOC profit falls by 55% equivalent to $1.8 billion in the first half but it beats analysts' expectations and the rebound in oil prices boost demand for fuel. (The Trade)

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CLSA Bullish On Philippine Stocks

CLSA predicts Philippine stocks to climb 20% in next 22 months. (The Trade)

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Taiwan-China Cross Trading Platform

Analysis and discussion with the Chairman of Stock Exchange Chi Schive. He says there are some very promising developments nowadays and Chinese companies visit Taiwan and they talk about the technical collaborations. (The Trade)

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Butterfly Strategy

The butterfly strategy says its body should be 20,000 contracts put at 11% at $36 by mid-October and the wings are either side of the main one which are 10,000 contracts at $39 and 10,000 at $34. (The Trade)

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Teddy's Triumphs

Katie Couric notes how Sen. Edward M. Kennedy rose to prominence and solidified his legacy through his congressional legislation and reform on issues involving health care, education, and civil rights.

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The Final Chapter

Until the very end of his career, Senator Edward M. Kennedy continued to impact and influence the political and social landscape. Katie Couric reports on the conclusion of an era.

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Kennedy's Personal Setbacks

Described as a "rowdy bachelor" who faced alcohol abuse and excessive partying during the 1980s and early 1990s, Katie Couric reports on a tumultuous period in the life of Senator Edward Kennedy.

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Tragedy In Camelot

The 1960s marked a turbulent era for not only America, but for the Kennedy family as well. Katie Couric examines how a series of historic tragedies impacted the life of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

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PetroChina Earnings Due

PetroChina's second quarter profit is likely to rise as demand recovers. (The Trade)

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U.S. Stock Pessimism Drops

Investor Intelligence survey finds U.S. Stock pessimism drops to lowest since 2007. (The Trade)

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Woolworths Takes On Wesfarmers

Woolworths' profit surges after the government cash handouts boost sales at grocery stores and retail discounts. (The Trade)

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Japanese Companies Cut Jobs

Nissan may lay off more than 2,000 workers in Spain for as long as 78 days, Fujitsu 1,200 workers in United Kingdom and Mitsukoshi 1,000 workers in Japan. (The Trade)

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Origins Of A Legend

Katie Couric chronicles the early life of U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, emphasizing the sense of camaraderie between "Teddy" and his brothers, Robert and former President John F. Kennedy.

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Kennedy's Doctor Offers Hope

Dr. Howard Friedman talks with Dr. Jon LaPook about how brain cancer is treated, addressing the field's challenges and successes.

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Kennedy's Intern

Victoria Reggie Kennedy tells Lesley Stahl about how she and her future husband met.

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Kennedy on his Personal Life

During the late 1980s, Sen. Ted Kennedy's personal life and his reputation for drinking and womanizing attracted considerable unfavorable attention in the media. He addressed that criticism in a speech at Harvard in October 1991.

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Why Do You Want To Be President?

In November 1979, Sen. Ted Kennedy was preparing to run against incumbent Democrat Jimmy Carter for president. CBS News broadcast an hour-long special report on Kennedy, reported by correspondent Roger Mudd. Kennedy's rambling answer to Mudd's question "Why do you want to be president?" dealt a strong blow to the senator's presidential hopes.

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Explaining Chappaquiddick

On the evening of July 18, 1969, Sen. Ted Kennedy left a reunion party for former Robert Kennedy campaign aides on Chappaquiddick Island, off Cape Cod.

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Mudd On His 1979 Kennedy Profile

CBS News' Roger Mudd's profile of the senator was broadcast just days before Ted Kennedy announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination. The widely-viewed interview depicted a candidate who was ambivalent about running and unprepared for the campaign.

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Kennedy Remembers His Family

Sen. Ted Kennedy grew up in Hyannis Port, on Cape Cod, along with his eight brothers and sisters. He recalled some of his happy childhood memories in a conversation with correspondent Gloria Borger in 2000.

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A Tour of Kennedy's Office

Sen. Ted Kennedy filled the walls of his office in the Capitol with photographs and other mementos of his life, and the lives of the rest of the Kennedy clan. He gave "60 Minutes" correspondent Lesley Stahl a tour in 1998.

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Ted Kennedy's Eulogy for RFK

After winning the California Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy died on June 5, 1968, after being shot in a Los Angeles hotel. Sen. Ted Kennedy delivered this eulogy for his slain brother at his funeral in New York City's St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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Evening News Online, 08.26.09

Wednesday: A special tribute to the influential and historic U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who has died at the age of 77 after a battle with brain cancer.

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Talk of the Town- A Dylan Christmas

The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including no deal on the crypt near Marilyn, Beyonce to be honored and Bob Dylan to show holiday cheer.

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Talk of the Town- A Dylan Christmas

The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including no deal on the crypt near Marilyn, Beyonce to be honored and Bob Dylan to show holiday cheer.

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Video ads comes to print media

A Los Angeles company creates a video player that can be installed in the pages of a magazine.

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Kennedy's Full Life

The assassinations of Ten Kennedy's brothers meant that their lives will always be measured in terms of possibilities, but for Ted, his triumphs can be measured in full. Jeff Greenfield Reports.

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Kennedy Through The Years

Katie Couric reflects on the influential life of Sen. Ted Kennedy - from his upbringing in Massachusetts, to his lengthy career in the U.S. Senate, to last year's Democratic National Convention.

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Hyannis Port Mourns Kennedy

Hyannis Port has always been a place of retreat and renewal for the Kennedy's. Now the town remembers a patriarch and a friend in Ted Kennedy. Jeff Glor reports.

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One Great Legislator

Two men who have followed Senator Kennedy's career closely are CBS correspondent Bob Schieffer and presidential historian, Douglas Brinkley. Katie Couric speaks with them.

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Notebook- Sen. Kennedy

Katie Couric speaks about the legacy of the late Senator Ted Kennedy. Katie speaks about the Kennedy's impact as well as his ability to turn political foes into friends.

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Boston Remembers 'Teddy'

Perhaps nowhere in America is Senator Ted Kennedy's loss felt more deeply than in Boston, Mass., the city where his grandfather once served as mayor. Jim Axelrod is there.

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Kennedy to be buried at Arlington

Senator Edward Kennedy will be will be buried on Saturday in a private service at Arlington National Cemetery near his brothers, President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy.

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Next up- "cash for appliances"

After "cash for clunkers", another program to get consumers buying energy efficient goods is in the works.

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Notorious Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

As she prepares for her nomination hearing, Sonia Sotomayor has more than 80 years of good, bad and ugly past nomination hearing performances to study.

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Inside Look - Unlocking the Credit Freeze

Analysis and Discussion with Dale Kluga of Cobra Capital (Taking Stock)

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Spotlight - Aegean Marine Petroleum Network

Interview with President Nikolas Tavlarios (Taking Stock)

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Video advertising comes to print media

A Los Angeles company creates a video player that can be installed in the pages of a magazine.

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Jackson died 'from drug cocktail'

Newly released court documents shed light on the moments leading up to Michael Jackson's death. They place the pop star's personal physician, cardiologist Conrad Murray, under mounting police scrutiny. Duration: 01:03.

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France's judo star ready to rumble in Rotterdam

Teddy Riner is a two-time world champion. On Wednesday he will be in Rotterdam to defend his heavyweight title. And at 20, he is still the youngest member of France's judo team. AFPTV gets up close and personal with a strong character, on and off the mat. Duration: 01:54.

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Spanish, French ministers mull strategy against ETA

French and Spanish interior ministers warn that the recent discovery in France of 12 ETA weapons caches prove that the Basque separatist group is planning more attacks. Images and soundbites of a press conference with Brice Hortefeux and Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba. Duration: 00:46.

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Japan's Hatoyama hopes for historic change

Japan heads for elections on Sunday that look set to shift the political landscape of the world's second largest economy, with a centre-left party ending half a century of almost unbroken conservative rule. Polls predict Yukio Hatoyama's opposition Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) will win easily against the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Prime Minister Taro Aso. Duration: 01:17.

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Spoof candidate strikes a chord with German voters

A German comedian and his alter ego -- Horst Schl?er -- is stealing the limelight in the run-up to the country's national elections in September. A recent pole gave Hape Kerkeling 18 percent of the vote -- even though his name is not even on the ballot sheet. Duration: 01:50.

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Ballet -- the new weapon in South Africa's soccer armoury

Ballet classes are the latest tactic by one sports and arts academy to try to improve soccer skills in South Africa. A particularly surreal strategy for one future pro-footballer who's made the leap from poor township to pirouettes. Duration: 01:59.

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Karzai, chief rival neck and neck in Afghan vote

Incumbent Hamid Karzai is running neck and neck with his main rival former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah in the fraud-tainted race for the Afghan presidency, according to the first partial results unveiled on Tuesday.

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Sarkozy forces bankers to limit bonuses

French President Nicolas Sarkozy forced French bankers to accept new rules limiting bonuses paid to traders on Tuesday and vowed to take his campaign for greater market regulation to next month's G20 summit in Pittsburg.

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Hakimullah Mehsud- Pakistan's new Taliban leader

Pakistan's new Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud is threatening to avenge a US missile strike that killed his predecessor Baitullah Mehsud, but analysts say the extremist outfit has been greatly weakened. File footage of a rare press conference by Hakimullah Mehsud shot on November 26, 2008. Duration: 01:01.

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Italy's white wine a sparkling success story

While most of Italy's economy is down in the dumps, one industry is toasting its profits. The country's wine industry is booming and much of it is centred in the country's northern Piedmont region. AFP learns why the white sparkling wine is sizzling rather than fizzling. Duration: 01:45.

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Inside Look - Commercial Real Estate's Impeding Doom

Housing Crisis - Analysis and Discussion with Harrison LeFrak of LeFrak Organization: Commercial Real Estate is in a Slow-Motion Car Crash; No Green Shoots Ahead (Bloomberg News)

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Confucius back in fashion in China

Under Chairman Mao Zedong, the ancient teachings of Confucius were viewed as reactionary. But now, Confucius, the sage who shaped much of Chinese traditional culture and philosophy, is back in fashion with the blessing of authorities. Duration: 01:30.

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Kenya uses 'gaming' strategy to fight AIDS in slums

Kenyan aid groups, with US government backing, are fighting HIV/AIDS infection in Nairobi slums using a multi-player video game. It teaches young people problem-solving in the virtual world to improve lives in the real one. Duration: 01:43.

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Banning booze in Iraq's south

In a move that rolls back Iraq's long tradition of tolerating alcohol, the southern region of Basra has issued a complete ban on its sale, public consumption and production. The law came into effect on August 2, and is having a big impact on the area's tiny Christian minority. Duration: 01:42.

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Remembering Lithuania's Jewish 'killing field'

As Europe prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of the start of World War II, Lithuania is coming to terms with its past, including the extermination of its Jewish community. Only a few kilometres from the capital, hidden amongst the pine trees, a memorial marks the site where tens of thousands of Jews were gunned down over a three-year period.

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Concerns over fraud-tainted Afghan vote

Afghanistan's election battle continues even after the vote, as ballot counts show President Hamid Karzai leading but rival Abdullah Abdullah with a stronger-than-expected showing. There are fears that the leadership battle after the fraud-tainted poll could result in a serious political crisis. Duration: 01:01.

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Wizards of Waverly Place is made into film

Tween stars from The Wizards of Waverly place talk about television adaptation of the show

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More Perspective - General Electric to Sell Security Unit

Analysis and Discussion with Peter Sorrentino of Huntington Asset Advisors (Bloomberg News)

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A really sad day

Americans express their sorrow after news broke that 77-year old Senator Edward Kennedy, the brother of President John F. Kennedy, has passed away.

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Flintoff proud of Test career, hungry for one-dayers

The day after England's Ashes series win over Australia, fast bowler and hard-hitting batsman Andrew Flintoff said he hopes to continue playing one-day international cricket as soon as he recovers from surgery to his right knee. Duration: 01:36.

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Nigerian designer brings Haute Couture home

A Nigerian fashion designer is making a splash with her latest collection. Folake Folarin-Coker spent years studying in Europe before returning to Lagos. She's now aiming to take on the world at next month's New York fashion week.

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Security on maximum alert for vote

A massive Afghan and multinational force of 300,000 went on full alert on Thursday to safeguard voting and prevent the Taliban from unleashing a threatened onslaught. Duration: 01:01

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Karzai votes in Afghan polls

Afghan President Hamid Karzai cast his ballot in the capital Thursday in a tense election that is expected to deliver him a second term after nearly eight years in power. Duration: 01:14

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Proud, defiant Afghans trickle to polling booths

Afghans voted on Thursday to elect a president for just the second time in their war-torn history as a massive security clampdown swung into action to prevent threatened Taliban attacks derailing the ballot. Duration: 01:18

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Kung fu fighting booms in Gaza

The martial arts red dragon school in Gaza is fully booked. From fighting techniques to learning how to walk on glass, young boys from the Beit Lahiya refugee camp can't seem to get enough of kung fu. Duration: 02:14

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Afghans scared to vote after Kabul hit by attacks

Afghans are preparing to elect a president on Thursday. But after a surge in Taliban attacks, some Kabul residents are afraid to vote while others are more determined than ever. Images and soundbites. Durartion: 00:57

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Curbing scabies outbreak in Calais refugees

The northern French city of Calais is a stomping ground for illegal immigrants seeking to cross into Britain. Living conditions are difficult and disease frequent. Authorities have now set up mobile showers and medical visits to try to rein in a breakout of scabies. Duration: 01:39

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Vets fight to save orangutans

Sumatran orangutans are among the most endangered animals in the world. Hunting and loss of habitat has driven the apes to the brink of extinction. Duration: 02:07

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Nerdy New Yorker hailed as master of electro-pop

Combining the oldest human instrument -- the voice -- with 21st-century technology, nerdy New York musician Fredo Viola is being hailed as a genius of electro pop. AFPTV met up with Fredo before a concert in Paris. Duration: 02:08

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Two militants killed in Kabul shoot-out

Two militants were killed in gunbattles with security forces in the Afghan capital shortly after landmark elections got under way. Police said the gunmen were holed up in a building and opened fire, prompting the standoff with security forces. Duration: 01:08

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Afghans vote for president amid low turnout

Afghans voted on Thursday to elect a president for only the second time in history as the government and the West acclaimed the ballot despite fears of poor turnout after a day of sporadic Taliban violence.

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Muslims prepare for Ramadan

Islamic leaders around the world are scouring the night sky for the new moon -- the sign that marks the start of the fasting month of Ramadan. In Egypt, troubled Iraq or Gaza, people are getting ready for the holy festival. Duration: 01:36

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Gul Daral locals head to the polls

In Gul Dara, a village 30 kilometres away from the capital city Kabul, locals were seen heading to the polls on Thursday. They said they had no security problems on their way, and explained why they casted their ballot.

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Voting closes in Afghan elections

Polling stations in Afghanistan's second presidential election have closed and the long process of counting has begun. Raw images and soundbites. Duration: 00:58

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DR Congo diplomats sent back to school

The Democratic Republic of Congo is sending its diplomats back to school. Many skipped school when they were young, learning on the job. That means some of the country's high-ranking officials missed the basics, including how to read and write. Duration: 01:13

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Dog takes New York art world by storm

Tillamook Cheddar is one talented canine, showing off his talents, painting up a storm in a New York studio and making a pretty penny to boot.

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Island prepares for Obama vacation

A classic New England summer spot off the coast of Massachusetts is in a frenzy as locals prepare to welcome US President Barack Obama and his family for their August visit.

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Spraying up a storm on Beijing's walls

Graffiti is a rising trend in China where more and more artists are splashing their designs on city walls -- but the nascent art form is strictly regimented, frowned upon... and don't even dare mention politics... Duration: 02:05.

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Relatives of US hikers held in Iran urge their release

The families of three US hikers arrested after entering Iran on July 31 launched a website Thursday reaching out to the public and garnering support for their detained relatives. Duration: 01:29.

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A hero's welcome for terminally Lockerbie bomber

The terminally ill Libyan convicted over the 1988 Lockerbie bombing flew home from Scotland to a joyous reception Thursday after being freed on compassionate grounds despite fierce US opposition. Duration: 00:56.

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Still mad for the Mini- 50 years on

This month the iconic Mini turns 50. The compact space-saver is still going strong and fans as fanatical as ever, in spite of a controversial re-launch and re-design by car giant BMW in 2001. Duration: 02:07.

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Islamic banking bucks financial crisis

Islamic banking is on the rise. The banks themselves are setting up across the Middle East, while their precepts are increasingly reflected in financial products around the world, despite the economic crisis. Duration : 02:11

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Security tight in Kabul after election

Security remained tight in Kabul as both leading candidates in Afghanistan's presidential poll claimed victory. Election officials called for calm ahead of definitive results as President Hamid Karzai declared a decisive win and his main rival, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah, insisted that he was in fact ahead. Duration: 00:51.

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Kenyan women dominate milk trade

In the nomadic herding communities of Kenya's rural northeast, women are rarely educated, have few rights and even fewer professional opportunities. But despite evident hardship, some are finding their place as productive members of the community - by taking an active role in the traditional trade in camel milk. Duration : 01:52

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Counter-claims erupt as Afghan vote count ends

Ballot counting in Afghanistan's presidential election is over with results to be released next week and turnout expected at 40 to 50 percent. Election officials called for calm ahead of definitive results as President Hamid Karzai declared a decisive win and his main rival, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah, insisted that he was in fact ahead. Duration: 00:58.

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Surfers take their boards to the Lacanau Pro

It's one of the main events of the surfing year. Until August 23rd, the Lacanau Pro competition on the French Atlantic Coast is attracting some of the top French and international surfers. Part of the world champhionships, the event is celebrating its 30th edition this year. Duration: 01:00.

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Abdullah claims lead in Afghan vote

The main rival in Afghanistan's presidential election, former foreign minister Abdullah Abdullah insisted Friday he is ahead of incumbent Hamid Karzai based on partial results. Abdullah spoke with AFP. Duration: 00:55.

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Confusion over Afghan election results

Contenders in the race to become Afghanistan's next president are claiming simultaneous victories a day after the country went to the polls. The United Nations has criticised the conflicting declarations by incumbent President Hamid Karzai and main opponent Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, as the war-torn nation awaits official results. Duration: 01:52

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Museum of Polish Jews - a window on a lost civilization

The world knows that the Holocaust decimated Jewish life in Poland, but what has often been forgotten is that before this devastation, Jews were at the heart of a vibrant culture. A new museum is hoping to bring back that lost way of life. The cornerstone has been laid and building is underway. Duration : 01:49

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Moroccan red algae- an endangered treasure

Morocco is the biggest producer of red seaweed in the world, with over 14,000 tons a year. The algae is source of a natural gelling agent used in food, but constant harvesting by locals is putting the region's ecosystem at risk. Duration : 01:48

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French ultimate fighter finds fame in the US

Cheick Kongo has beaten the odds and become a rising star of the US Ultimate Fighting Championship. Ultimate Fighting, which combines boxing with various martial arts, is banned in his home country of France where it is considered too violent. Duration: 02:05

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Titanic effort as wildfire reaches Athens suburbs

Firefighters waged a titanic effort on Sunday to contain a massive fire in Athens' eastern suburbs that scorched a 30-kilometre (20-mile) swathe through one of the Greek capital's last forests. Duration: 0:42

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Sprint king Usain Bolt 'feels good'

Sprint king Usain Bolt said he was 'feeling good' on Sunday, a day after capturing his third gold medal of Berlin's World Athletics Championships with Jamaica's 4x100m relay team.

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Scotland's eco-haven

Europe's first organic waster water installation and its first environmentally-conscious currency, the Eko, are just some of the hallmarks of the Findhorn foundation, the community with the lowest ecological footprint on record in the industrialised world. Duration: 01:56

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Zimbabwe students back in school, but no books

Zimbabwe used to have one of Africa's best education systems. But due to chronic under-investment, supplies have run out and thousands of teachers have fled their jobs, leaving many schools struggling to keep their classes running. Duration: 01:44

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Japan pioneers wheelchair steered by thought

Japanese scientists have devised a new way to allow a person to steer an electric wheelchair through thought alone, using a helmet-like device that measures brain waves. Duration: 01:59

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Inside Look - Guidelines for Buying Failed Banks

FDIC Approval of Private Equity Proposal - Exclusive Interview with Wilbur Ross (Bloomberg News)

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Fires continue to rage near Athens

Hundreds of Greek and foreign fire fighters are straining to contain blazes that are bearing down on the eastern outskirts of Athens. The fires have led to hundreds of homes being evacuated and the loss of some 15,000 hectares of pine forests. Duration: 00:55

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Fitter-looking Fidel Castro appears in video

Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who is recovering from major intestinal surgery, appeared Sunday in the first new video of him in 14 months, joking and chatting with Venezuelan law students who visited him at his home. Duration: 00:51

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Vacation island welcomes Obama

After a brutal seven months facing economic blight, rising trouble abroad and fighting for an increasingly under-fire agenda, US President Barack Obama began a week-long family vacation at the mansion he is renting on Martha's Vineyard, an island off the east coast of the US. Duration: 01:10

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Afghan vote fraud allegations overhang poll results

Allegations of widespread election fraud are threatening to overshadow Afghanistan's recent polls, with leading presidential candidates accusing the incumbent government of rigging ballots. Duration: 01:51

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Mexicans fight for cultural landmark

Ball games in Mexico date back thousands of years, and Mesoamerican ball courts lie in ruins alongside pyramids across the country. Modern competitors who keep the prehispanic games alive are protesting the destruction of their courts in Mexico City. Duration: 01:52.

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Halal cosmetics offer new beauty twist to Muslim faithful

Halal products that adhere to Islamic rules are well known in the food industry but in Dubai, it extends to clothes and cosmetics. Halal beauty products are taking off but is there a real religious need for these products or is it just savvy marketing? Duration: 01:46.

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Obama reappoints 'bold' Bernanke as Fed chairman

President Barack Obama Tuesday awarded Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke a second term, saying his bold "out-of-the-box" thinking would help steer the US economy out of the worst slump since the 1930s. Duration: 00:41.

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CIA's Interrogation Playbook

In response to a lawsuit from the ACLU, a CIA memo has been released detailing harsh interrogation methods used on al Qaeda detainees. CBS News' Bob Orr has the latest from Washington.

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Market Close 8.26

All Three Major Indexes Remain Virtually Unchanged; Weakest Stocks in Dow Jones Include GE, Caterpillar, and 3M; Intel Shares Rise 1.7% on Robert W. Baird Note (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Fox in the Henhouse

Wall Streeter Paul Atkins Joins TARP Oversight Panel (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Beer Prices

This Price Hike's For You (Bloomberg News)

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Zeke and Luther go to London

Disney's latest U.S. television hit sets its sights on Europe

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Exclusive - Hard Times for Foxwoods

Foxwoods Owners to Seek Debt Restructuring, Debt Amounting to $1.45 Billion (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Mobile Money

Nokia Will Add Mobile Transfers, Payments to Phones Next Year (Bloomberg News)

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Energy Outlook - Crude Oil Rises, Natural Gas Falls

Analysis and Discussion with Stephen Schork of the Schork Report (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - GE Selling Security Unit

Exclusive - GE Said to Seek Sale of Security Unit, May Fetch $2 Billion (Bloomberg News)

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Unplugged- Remembering Ted Kennedy

Bob Schieffer is joined by Boston's Globe's Tom Oliphant as they remember the life and legacy of Senator Edward M. Kennedy.

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Business Update- Home sales surge

U.S. new home sales rose nealy 10 percent in July in the latest sign the battered housing sector may be on the verge of recovery.

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Nigeria to pursue debtors

Nigeria's special fraud police say some of the debtors to five Nigerian banks, rescued in a 2.6 billion dollar bailout, obtained loans under false pretences and may have been laundering money.

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Inside Look - Private-Equity Eyes Failed Banks

Interview with ABA Senior Vice President Mark Tenhundeld (Bloomberg News)

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Singer's upcoming Cuba concert causes uproar

Singer Juanes is met with fury in Miami over his plans to perform in Cuba

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Biden On "His Friend"

Vice President Joe Biden remembers Senator Kennedy, whom he worked closely with in the Senate for nearly 30 years.

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Human Genome Sciences Rise

Human Genome Sciences Shares Jump on Rumored GlaxoSmithKline Bid (Bloomberg News)

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Obama pays tribute to Kennedy

President Barack Obama said he was heartbroken by the death of Senator Edward Kennedy, a longtime pillar of the Democratic Party and a crucial Obama supporter.

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Narrowest House in NYC Up for Sale

9'x42' Greenwich Village Home Going on Sale for $2.7 Million (Bloomberg News)

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Viacom Bets on Beatles Songs

The Beatles: Rock Band Will Be Released on September 9th, Enters Shrinking Market as Music & Rhythm Game Sales Fall 46% This Year, Out of the 14% Glut of U.S. Video Game Sales Overall (Bloomberg News)

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McGuinnness pays tribute to Kennedy

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness pays tribute to Kennedy's contribution to the peace process.

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Man stabbed in London soccer clashes

A man is stabbed as hundreds of fans clash close to West Ham United's stadium before their match with London rivals Millwall.

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McCain, Bayh Remember Kennedy

Maggie Rodriguez spoke with Sen. John McCain about Sen. Ted Kennedy's role in the U.S. Senate. Sen. Evan Bayh spoke on his connection with Kennedy and his legacy.

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Investment Strategies - Healthcare, Media, Financials

Concentrated Value Investing - Analysis and Discussion with William Nygren of Harris Associates (Bloomberg News)

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'The Dream Shall Never Die'

Sen. Ted Kennedy's 1980 presidential campaign fell short, and incumbent Jimmy Carter won the Democratic nomination. But towards the end of the Democratic National Convention, Kennedy gave a rousing speech which made him the voice of liberalism. Watch excerpts of that speech.

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More Perspective - Ted Kennedy's Legacy

Analysis and Discussion with Larry Sabato of University of Virginia (Bloomberg News)

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Nemazee Arrested and Jailed

Prosecutors Say Hassan Nemazee Faked Collateral for $74 Million; According to DC Watchdog Group, Nemazee Raised at Least $500K for Obama (Bloomberg News)

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Business Update- German business up

German business sentiment grew strongly in August to its highest in the last year. Cap on bankers' bonuses a top priority at G20 finance ministers' meeting in September

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Update - Middle East Peace Talks Progress

Live! Coverage from Berlin, Germany - Hope to Restart Peace Negotiations Reemerge, Netanyahu and Mitchell Meeting Sees Progress on Issues; Netanyahu Hopes to Restart Negotiations Shortly (Bloomberg News)

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Inside Look - Migrant Worker Remittances Drop

Interview with Manuel Orozco of Inter-American Dialogue (Bloomberg News)

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The Currency Report - Japanese Yen

China's Policy & Impact on Yen - According to Mizuho Securities, Yen to Gain on China's Policies (Bloomberg News)

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MTV Africa nominations

Nominations announced for second MTV Africa Music Awards to be held in Kenya in October.

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In-Depth Look - Ted Kennedy Passes Away

Incumbent Massachusetts Senator and Democratic Icon Edward Kennedy Died Late Tuesday Night (Bloomberg News)

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Pres. Obama's Statement on Sen. Kennedy's Passing

Pres. Obama gives a brief statement about the passing of Sen. Ted Kennedy.

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Green Food for thought

CORPORATES AND CARBON: Hain Celestial's organic approach to greener sustainability is paving the way for waste reduction in food manufacturing.

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In-Depth Look - Oil Inventories Reaction

Interview and discussion with Dennis Gartman of the Gartman Letter. He shares his reaction on the new oil inventories number out in the market. He says report shows crude oil inventories being worn down. (Bloomberg News)

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Argentine farmers set to strike

Argentine farmers call for a new strike that will freeze grain and beef sales from one of the world's biggest suppliers of corn, beef and soybeans,

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Obama Remembers Kennedy

President Obama mourned the loss of Senator Ted Kennedy with remarks while on vacation in Martha's Vineyard.

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CQ Politics Reporter Jon Allen on Sen. Kennedy's Death

CQ Politics political reporter Jon Allen discusses the passing of Sen. Ted Kennedy on WUSA 9 (DC).

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Kennedy's Friends Remember

Pals from Dick Clasby from Harvard and former aide Bob Mann talk to Harry Smith about their friend Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.

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In-Depth Look - New Home Sales Reaction

Interview and discussion with Patrick Newport of the IHS Global Insight. He shares his outlook about the new home sales. (Bloomberg News)

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Together Until the End

Sen. Ted Kennedy married Victoria Reggie in 1992 and since then the couple were inseparable. Harry Smith reports.

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Business Update- Japan exports slip

Japan exports slip on fear of the stimulus measures waning while Asian shares edge up on positive U.S. data.

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Market Open 8.26

Suzanne O'Halloran is live in the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are set to kick off mixed. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Morgan Stanley's Strategy Off-Track?

Interview and discussion with Richard Bove of the Rochdale Securities. He talks about Morgan Stanley's strategy towards risk. He says "no indications Morgan Stanley knows how to handle risk." (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Reeling Recovery

Interview and discussion with Leo Hindery of the Intermedia Advisors LLC. He says economic recovery is jobless recovery. (Bloomberg News)

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Fire fighters rescue Mumbai baby

A one-month-old baby has been pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed building in India's financial capital.

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Special Report- "The Last Brother"

Tonight at 8 p.m. ET/PT: CBS News looks back at the life and legacy of Sen. Edward "Teddy" Kennedy with the primetime special "Ted Kennedy: The Last Brother," anchored by Katie Couric. Featuring exclusive footage culled from CBS News' vast archives, the program is an intimate look at Kennedy - both the public face and the private man - as told through intimate interviews and candid moments captured over the last 40 years.

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Brain Cancer Facts

Harry Smith spoke with Dr. Jennifer Ashton about brain tumors and brain cancer, which took the life of Ted Kennedy.

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Johan Santana Out For Season

Findings found Johan Santana don't need a surgery. He doesn't have loose bone chips in his elbow. (Bloomberg News)

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Couric Reports On Kennedy

Katie Couric talks about the life of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy with Harry Smith from "The Early Show."

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Baseball Highlights

Rangers wins 10-9 over Yankees; Red Sox beats White Sox 6-3. (Bloomberg News)

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Jackson's Final Hours

According to police, after Dr. Conrad Murray found Michael Jackson not breathing he made several calls to his office before police were called. Hattie Kauffman reports.

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A Unique Senator

Harry Smith spoke with Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer and CBS News historian Douglas Brinkley about the legacy Sen. Ted Kennedy left behind.

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'The Liberal Lion'

Maggie Rodriguez spoke with editor Peter Canellos about Sen. Ted Kennedy's highs and lows throughout his life and career.

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The 'Liberal Lion' Dies

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy lost his battle with brain cancer at age 77. Jeff Glor reports some of the highlights in the senator's life.

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In-Depth Look - Volatility & Markets

Interview and discussion with Citigroup's Chief U.S. Equity Strategist, Tobias Levkovic. He shares his thoughts about the latest volatility numbers in the market. (Bloomberg News)

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NASA Scrubs Discovery Launch Again

A faulty valve cause N.A.S.A.'s shuttle not to launch again. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Kennedy, Bernanke, Economy

Interview and discussion with the Former Sec Chairman, Arthur Levitt. He talks about the late Senator Kennedy; Bernanke's reappointment and the economy. (Bloomberg News)

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Mac says cheese for Japan elections

58-year-old Mac Akasaka hopes to smile his way to a seat in Japan's lower house, without any major political backing.

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Bidders Will Drink To This Auction

Edinburgh will host an auction for the largest collection of scotch whiskey. (Bloomberg News)

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In-Depth Look - Easing Private-Equity Restrictions

Interview and discussion with Randy Schwimmer of the Churchill Financial. He talks about F.D.I.C.'s move to ease requirements for private-equity firms to buy banks. (Bloomberg News)

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FAA Probes Southwest Over Parts - WSJ

Federal Aviation Administration investigates Southwest Airlines over unauthorized parts installed in 42 aircraft. (Bloomberg News)

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Judge 'Puzzled' By BAC Settlement

Rakoff calls settlement "at war with common sense." (Bloomberg News)

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Morgan To Buy Kampen

Morgan Stanley says to seek Van Kampen sale or partnership. (Bloomberg News)

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Recession Brings Little Change in Hours Spent on the Job

American workers report spending an average of 42.4 hours at work per week, down slightly from 43.3 in 2008, and essentially on par with years past.

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Homebuilders Buy Land

New home sales likely rise 4.6% from last month. Economists predict a strong reading on durable good. (Bloomberg News)

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Sin Is In

Beverage producers' earnings beat analyst estimates. (Bloomberg News)

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The Price Hike's For You

Anheuser-Busch confirms a price hike for most of its American beer brand. (Bloomberg News)

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WPP 1H Net Income Drops 48%

W.P.P. posts earnings which came in way below estimates. (Bloomberg News)

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Happy Birthday Mini

British car Mini turns to 50 still going strong. (Bloomberg News)

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Australia Approves Chevron Gas Project

Chevron gets a go signal to build its natural gas facility in Australia. (Bloomberg News)

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Toyota Cuts Domestic Production

World's largest car maker plans a long-term closure of one of its factories in Japan. (Bloomberg News)

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ING Seeks $1.8B For Private Bank Unit

I.N.G. hopes to get $1.8 billion for public operations. (Bloomberg News)

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Manhattan Rents Fall

A report says Manhattan rents drop because tenants have the upper hand. (Bloomberg News)

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Ted Kennedy, 1932 - 2009

The third longest senator of all time dies at the age of 77. (Bloomberg News)

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US Open Revenues Pouring In

U.S. Open organizers expect to meet or beat last year's attendance. (Bloomberg News)

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Vick To Make Debut After Court Hearing

Michael Vick makes his debut with the Eagles against the Jaguars. (Bloomberg News)

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NHL Bids On Coyotes

National Hockey League offers to buy Coyotes after an offer withdraws. (Bloomberg News)

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Fundraiser Charge In $74M Fraud

A democratic fundraiser gets arrested for $74 million fraud case. (Bloomberg News)

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China nun's hair-raising feat

A Chinese kung fu master pulls eight cars by the end of her plait in her last ever stunt before cutting off all her hair to become a nun.

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European Market Check

European stocks post its fifth day gain. (Bloomberg News)

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Asian Market Check

Asian stocks rebound after yesterday's declines. (Bloomberg News)

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Air China triples earnings

China's flagship carrier, Air China, tripled its earnings helped by fuel hedging and eyes further tie-ups with Cathay Pacific.

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Defining the Kennedy Health Care Legacy

Senator Edward M. Kennedy worked on health care intensively for years and the lessons from his work for the current effort is now up for debate.

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Politics- Defining the Kennedy Health Care Legacy

Senator Edward M. Kennedy worked on health care intensively for years and the lessons from his work for the current effort is now up for debate.

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Sen. Ted Kennedy speaks in Denver

Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy, who at the time was battling brain cancer, speaks on the first night of the Democratic National Convention.

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