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*Several ministers call for arms embargo on Russia. BRUSSELS, July 22- The European Union threatened Russia on Tuesday with harsher sanctions over Ukraine that could inflict wider damage on its economy following the downing of a Malaysian airliner, but it delayed action for a few days.
Campbell Soup Co. is hoping it can spark a turnaround for the struggling beverage brand by hitching it to the growing popularity of new brands that mix more exotic ingredients like coconut water, kale and ginger and tout their freshness.
NEW YORK, July 22- Brent and U.S. crude edged lower in choppy trading on Tuesday as oil supplies remained unaffected by continuing violence in Iraq, Ukraine and Gaza.
*U.S. airlines suspend flights to Israel. NEW YORK, July 22- The S&P 500 hit a record high on Tuesday as inflation data was seen keeping the Federal Reserve in an equities-friendly tone, while hopes rose for an easing of tensions in Ukraine.
*American cancels flight from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv. July 22- U.S. air carriers Delta Air Lines, American Airlines Group and United Airlines on Tuesday halted flights to Israel under directions from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to ensure passenger safety as turmoil in the region has intensified.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 08 or. 5 percent, to $17.78. General Motors Co. rose$. 23 or. 6 percent, to $37.66. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 20 or. 6 percent, to $35.47.
HealthStream Inc. rose 19.6 percent to $26.62. Discovery Communications Inc. Series B rose 14.0 percent to $84.32. FBR& Co. rose 11.3 percent to $28.15.
Las Vegas Sands Corp. rose $1.68 or 2.3 percent, to $73.89. MGM Resorts International rose$. 54 or 2.1 percent, to $25.99. Marriott International Inc. rose $1.17 or 1.8 percent, to $66.14.
American Express Co. rose$. 70 or. 8 percent, to $93.58. Capital One Financial Corp. rose$. 29 or. 4 percent, to $82.21. Mastercard rose$. 70 or. 9 percent, to $78.05.
Boeing rose$. 79 or. 6 percent, to $129.09. Northrop Grumman Corp. rose$. 93 or. 7 percent, to $126.05. Raytheon rose$. 93 or 1.0 percent, to $96.75.
Kelly Services Inc. class A rose$. 27 or 1.6 percent, to $16.83. Korn/Ferry International Inc. rose$. 47 or 1.6 percent, to $30.11. ManpowerGroup rose $1.85 or 2.3 percent, to $82.31.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 95 or. 8 percent, to $117.99. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $76.45.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 09 or. 3 percent, to $30.56. General Mills Inc. rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $52.97. J.M. Smucker Co. fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $105.00.
Delta Air rose$. 52 or 1.4 percent, to $37.67. JetBlue Airways Corp. rose$. 07 or. 7 percent, to $10.78. Southwest Airlines Co. rose$. 29 or 1.0 percent, to $27.95.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Herbalife Ltd. rose 14.6 percent to $61.89. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose 13.0 percent to $666.85.
Amgen Inc. rose $1.68 or 1.4 percent, to $120.71. Biogen Idec rose $2.64 or. 9 percent, to $305.14. Celgene Corp. rose $1.30 or 1.5 percent, to $86.61.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 22 or. 4 percent, to $52.09. Macy's Inc. rose$. 28 or. 5 percent, to $57.01. Nordstrom rose$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $67.73.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Foster Wheeler rose$. 29 or. 9 percent, to $34.18. Quanta Services Inc. rose$. 40 or 1.1 percent, to $35.58.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 44 or 1.0 percent, to $45.50. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $76.92 or 13.0 percent, to $666.85. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $44.21.
Coca-Cola Co. fell $1.25 or 2.9 percent, to $41.16. Dr Pepper Snapple fell$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $58.80. Molson Coors Brewing Co. rose$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $72.40.