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At the Gates

The battle over the future of your desktop began in earnest today, as Microsoft mounted an abrasive attack on claims that they're in contempt of court.
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    New Diana Crash Theory
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    Iraq Blocks U.N. Inspectors
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    Business Bytes What earnings worries? Intel beat the odds--and Street expectations--with a very rosy report, post-bell. It's up in after-hours trading. And the Dow cruised along all day Tuesday to end 84 points to the good. All that and more in the FORTUNE Business report.

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    Daily Spin
    "We are not troubled about a trial. Would we rather avoid it? Of course. I mean, I have a Ph.D. in the obvious by saying that."
    Clinton attorney Robert Bennett, on the Paula Jones case.