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BOSTON, July 30, Reuters- Tor, the Internet privacy protecting service, said on Wednesday it discovered a compromise on its network that indicated somebody was trying to monitor the activity of its users.
WASHINGTON, July 30- Republican congressman Paul Ryan on Wednesday slammed the U.S. Export-Import Bank as a purveyor of "crony capitalism" that mainly helps a few large companies, and said Congress should focus instead on market reforms that speed growth for all firms.
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit EcoDiesel 4 X4. BASE PRICE: $29,495 for Laredo 4 X2; $31,095 for Laredo E 4 X2; $31,495 for Laredo 4 X4; $33,095 for Laredo E 4 X4; $35,590 for Altitude 4 X2; $36,495 for Limited 4 X2; $37,590 for Altitude 4 X4; $38,495 for Limited 4 X4; $43,195 for Overland 4 X2; $46,195 for Overland 4 X4; $48,195 for Summit 4 X2; $51,195 for Summit 4 X4.
But that's not all: With the addition of an impressive diesel V-6 from Jeep's parent, Fiat of Italy, the 2014 Grand Cherokee 4 X2 now boasts a federal government travel range of 615 miles on a single tank of fuel, the best ever for a Grand Cherokee.
ARGENTINE ECONOMY MINISTER KICILLOF ARRIVES AT DEBT MEDIATOR' S NEW YORK OFFICE- REUTERS WITNESS.
*U.S., EU impose more sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. LONDON, July 30- Brent crude oil steadied below $108 a barrel on Wednesday, weakened by ample supplies in Europe and Asia, while U.S crude edged higher after data showed a large drop in stockpiles.
ISTANBUL/ LONDON, July 30- Iraqi Kurdistan's attempts to export oil independently of Baghdad hit another obstacle on Wednesday, as a Turkish energy official and industry sources said the autonomous region's pipeline to the Mediterranean has been shut for the past week.
The company also announced a plan to buy back up to an additional $1 billion in shares through the end of 2015 after completing a $1 billion program announced last October.
July 30- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures exchange operator, said on Wednesday it would buy derivatives broker GFI Group Inc to expand its reach in the European energy and global foreign exchange markets.
CHICAGO— Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept delivery was 5.5025 higher at $5.2550 a bushel; Dec corn was 1.50 cents lower at $3.7050 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.3325 a bushel; while Nov soybeans loss 3.50 cents to $10.9150 a bushel.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.— Taser International Inc. on Wednesday reported profit that declined by 13 percent in its second quarter on higher expenses, but results beat expectations and sales surged, helped by higher sales of weapon handles to law enforcement agencies.
PHOENIX— Authorities in Phoenix say a passenger has died on a US Airways flight to Phoenix from Honolulu after a suffering an unknown medical emergency. Sky Harbor spokeswoman Julie Rodriguez says the flight was US Airways 693. It left Honolulu on Tuesday night and arrived in Phoenix shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday.
General Electric Co. rose$. 09 or. 4 percent, to $25.54. Snap-On fell$. 53 or. 4 percent, to $123.08. Whirlpool Corp. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $145.42.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 47 or. 9 percent, to $52.99. DuPont Co. fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $66.11.
ConAgra Foods Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $30.62. General Mills Inc. fell$. 39 or. 7 percent, to $52.12. Hormel Foods Corp. fell$. 60 or 1.3 percent, to $46.45.
American Electric Power Co. fell$. 15 or. 3 percent, to $53.94. Consolidated Edison Inc. Holding Co. fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $57.40. Dominion Resources Inc. rose$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $70.25.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. rose$. 03 or percent, to $118.89. Covidien plc rose$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $87.22. PerkinElmer rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $47.23.
Amgen Inc. rose $6.70 or 5.4 percent, to $130.01. Biogen Idec rose $4.40 or 1.3 percent, to $346.13. Celgene Corp. rose $1.63 or 1.9 percent, to $89.36.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top gold companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Barrick Gold Corp. fell$. 22 or 1.2 percent, to $18.37. Newmont Mining Corp. fell$. 27 or 1.1 percent, to $25.27.
Baxter International Inc. rose$. 54 or. 7 percent, to $76.88. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. fell$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $50.73. Hospira rose $2.11 or 4.1 percent, to $54.01.