Winners & Losers

Winners MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty The Taj Mahal: The 17th-century testament of a Moghul emperor’s love for his wife is getting a facelift to repair damage caused by weather and pollution. David Beckham: $250 million for an aging, non-scoring player who is well past his prime. Good on ya, mate. Burma: Escapes a Security Council resolution condemning ...

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Winners

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The Taj Mahal: The 17th-century testament of a Moghul emperor’s love for his wife is getting a facelift to repair damage caused by weather and pollution.

Winners



MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty

The Taj Mahal: The 17th-century testament of a Moghul emperor’s love for his wife is getting a facelift to repair damage caused by weather and pollution.

David Beckham: $250 million for an aging, non-scoring player who is well past his prime. Good on ya, mate.

Burma: Escapes a Security Council resolution condemning human rights abuses after China and Russia join forces and break out the veto pen.

Google: It’s Fortune‘s #1 best company to work for.

Steve Jobs: Investors don’t seem to have noticed that his snazzy new iPhone isn’t actually all that awesome.

 

Losers

BP: On top of British “Beyond” Petroleum’s recent scandals, now it’s losing its admired CEO, Lord Browne.

Jimmy Carter: 14 members of a Carter Center board resign. Ouch.

National Guard Troops: Gates’s new deployment rules will mean less time at work and with family.

Catholic Church in Poland: Scandal rocks the Church with allegations of widespread collaboration with the secret police under Communism.

George W. Bush: His big Iraq speech tanked with the American public, and a hostile Congress is now on the attack.

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