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G-8 Protests Take Turn for the Worse

Shoving matches erupted Wednesday between police and anti-globalization protesters in two Canadian cities as initially peaceful demonstrations against the summit of the world's richest countries turned testy.

Experts Fear Al-Qaida Attack in Cyberspace

Late last fall, Detective Chris Hsiung of the Mountain View, California, police department began investigating a suspicious pattern of surveillance against Silicon Valley computers.

Israeli Army Holds Hebron Under Siege

Israel's army called Thursday on Palestinians holed up under fire for a third day in a fortress-like West Bank compound to surrender, warning it will overrun the battered Hebron government complex if those inside refuse to come out.

New Charges Brought Against Ex-Tyco Head

L. Dennis Kozlowski, the former chairman and chief executive of Tyco International, has been indicted on two new charges of tampering with evidence in the case that accuses him of evading more than $1 million of sales taxes on six paintings that he bought last fall.

Martha Shares Dive as Probe Widens

Shares of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia fell more than 20 percent to all-time lows Wednesday after a report cast new doubts on chief executive Martha Stewart's account of her entanglement in the ImClone insider trading scandal.

Hotels Eye Anti-Poverty Profit

South Africa's hotels are hoping to cash in on a boom inspired by the global environment and anti-poverty summit in late August.

Financial World Reels From WorldCom Fiasco

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud charges against WorldCom and President George W. Bush vowed to ""hold people accountable"" for the bookkeeping scandal at the company, the nation's second-largest long-distance provider and a major carrier of Internet traffic.

U.S. Scandals Killing Foreign Confidence

It was not just WorldCom that took a beating this week. It was also the United States itself, and the U.S. gospel of how business should be done.

The Whiz Kid Behind the Calamity

Scott Sullivan was the ""whiz kid"" Bernard Ebbers relied on to put together the many mergers that lifted WorldCom from obscurity as a small long-distance phone company to prominence as a global telecommunications giant.

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