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  • AP source: Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events. The official told The Associated Press on Tuesday that arrests are expected in a case that sprawls across international borders.

  • Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 9:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3- D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Rather, I like that Amazon is thinking a lot about how phones ought to work. The Fire phone uses Android, but Amazon has modified it to the point that it's barely recognizable.

  • Government drafting birth control accommodation Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Obama administration is developing a new way for religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives in their health plans to opt out, without submitting a form they say violates their religious beliefs.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Aug 6 Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Treasury Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Mark Mazur participates in panel, "Improving Inducements for Energy Innovation" at an event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center, "Driving Resources into Energy Innovation" in Washington- 1530 GMT.

  • GateHouse Media parent to buy Providence Journal Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— The parent company of Gatehouse Media LLC on Tuesday announced an agreement to buy The Providence Journal and related print and digital assets from A.H. Belo Corp. for $46 million cash.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, July 22- Canada's largest pipeline company Enbridge Inc may build a 140,000 barrel per day unit train unloading terminal in Pontiac, Illinois, to relieve congestion on its crude oil export network.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Broadcom Corp said on Tuesday it is winding down its money-losing cellular baseband chip business and cutting one-fifth of its total workforce, instead of selling the unit.

  • Undercover probe finds health law failings Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:31 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Congressional investigators using fake identities were able to obtain taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law, according to testimony to be delivered Wednesday.

  • Gulf oil spill: Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:30 PM ET

    NEW ORLEANS— The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction.

  • Intuitive Surgical 2Q profit falls 35 percent Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    SUNNYVALE, Calif.— Intuitive Surgical Inc. on Tuesday reported profit that decreased by 35 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations. The Sunnyvale, California- based company said earnings declined to $104 million, or $2.77 per share, from $159.1 million, or $3.90 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.


  • BUENOS AIRES, July 22- Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez was meeting her economy minister on Tuesday to decide whether to send a team to debt negotiations in New York on Wednesday, a government source said. "At the moment, the economic team is meeting with the president... to evaluate all options," the source said on condition of anonymity.

  • Final Glance: Oil companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    BP PLC rose$. 25 or. 5 percent, to $50.97. ConocoPhillips rose $1.49 or 1.8 percent, to $86.02. Exxon Mobil Corp. rose$. 46 or. 4 percent, to $103.54.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 71 or. 4 percent, to $170.43. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 30 or 2.4 percent, to $12.85. Medtronic rose$. 30 or. 5 percent, to $62.71.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    eBay rose$. 35 or. 7 percent, to $52.05. Groupon Inc. fell$. 03 or. 5 percent, to $6.23. LinkedIn Corp. rose $3.54 or 2.2 percent, to $165.50.

  • Final Glance: Railroad companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Canadian National Railway Co. rose $1.37 or 2.0 percent, to $69.35. Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. rose $2.50 or 1.3 percent, to $198.03. Kansas City Southern rose $1.11 or 1.0 percent, to $116.55.

  • Final Glance: Supermarkets companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Kroger rose$. 69 or 1.4 percent, to $50.17. Safeway fell$. 03 or. 1 percent, to $34.79. Supervalu fell$. 02 or. 2 percent, to $8.89.

  • Final Glance: Drug Benefits companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top drug benefits companies were up at the close of trading:. CVSCaremark rose$. 83 or 1.1 percent, to $77.87. Express Scripts Holding Co. rose$. 90 or 1.4 percent, to $66.64.

  • Final Glance: Silver companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 03 or. 9 percent, to $3.25. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 22 or 2.3 percent, to $9.18. Silver Wheaton fell$. 22 or. 8 percent, to $26.49.

  • Final Glance: Consumer companies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Colgate-Palmolive Co. fell$. 17 or. 2 percent, to $68.59. Kimberly-Clark Corp. fell $3.47 or 3.1 percent, to $108.84. Procter& Gamble Co. fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $80.10.