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  • NEW YORK— Sarah Palin has a new book coming out, with a new publisher. Regnery Publishing, a conservative press based in Washington, D.C., announced Tuesday that it was planning a November release for Palin's "Sweet Freedom: A Devotional." The former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate published her other books, notably the million-selling "Going...

  • NEW YORK, July 7- Equity markets around the world fell while the euro slid to a five-week low against the dollar on Tuesday amid concerns over Greece's future as euro zone leaders were set to meet for an emergency summit on the country's debt crisis. "Markets seem to be losing patience and faith in the Athens' debt crisis ending with Greece's banks intact and the...

  • NEW YORK, July 7- Jon Corzine and other former executives and directors at MF Global Holdings Ltd have reached a $64.5 million settlement of litigation in which investors sought to hold them responsible for the now-defunct futures brokerage's 2011 bankruptcy. The preliminary all-cash settlement was disclosed in a Tuesday court filing, and requires...

  • *China stock markets fall again, Greece fights to stay in euro. NEW YORK, July 7- U.S. crude futures tumbled 3 percent to lead the oil complex down for a second straight day on Tuesday as an investor flight to safe havens continued from worries of a Greece exit from the euro zone and China's deepening stock market losses. Iran's determination to seal a nuclear deal with...

  • LOS ANGELES— Los Angeles building officials approved plans to build a 1 million-square-foot complex of skyscrapers, stores and restaurants in the heart of Hollywood, agreeing with the developer that an earthquake fault underneath the property is too old to be considered active. The move ends a two-year debate over whether two massive skyscrapers planned by...

  • WASHINGTON— The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that American stock prices are high and U.S. insurers and mutual funds are vulnerable to financial shocks. It also urged Congress not to weaken financial regulations passed in 2010.. The IMF says that American banks are stronger but that risk has risen elsewhere.

  • VANCOUVER, July 7- Shares in Silver Wheaton Corp fell more than 7 percent on Tuesday after the mining finance company said it may face tax payments of more than US $200 million following a reassessment "proposal" from Canada's tax authority. Vancouver- based Silver Wheaton said late on Monday it had received a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency that proposes...

  • The idea of putting Greece's euro membership on hold- a temporary' Grexit'- was recently raised by Germany's finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble. But a suggestion by Yannis Varoufakis, who quit on Monday as Greece's finance minister, that Athens might issue IOUs like the state of California did during a budget impasse in 2009, could amount to the same thing.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but is getting close to an answer, the company's chief executive said Tuesday. The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket carrying cargo for the International Space Station had just lifted off on June 28 when the accident occurred. Speaking Tuesday at a...

  • ZIONSVILLE, Ind.— FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics from the property and searching the house with a police dog, two months after the then-executive director of Fogle's foundation was arrested on child pornography charges. Subway said in a statement that it is "very...

  • WASHINGTON— Job openings stayed close to a 15- year high in May. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the number of open jobs rose 0.5 percent to 5.36 million in May. "Measures of job turnover, which tend to lead wage acceleration, were disappointing," said Jeremy Schwartz, an analyst at Credit Suisse.

  • *Euro zone summit on Greece proposal to start at 1600 GMT. *Shake Shack falls after Morgan Stanley rating cut. July 7- U.S. stocks opened higher before quickly reversing course on Tuesday morning, setting the stage for another volatile session as investors await the outcome of a euro zone summit that will attempt to find a solution to the ongoing debt crisis in...

  • GREECE: Greece and its creditors are holding talks in Brussels on Tuesday to discuss how to keep the country from falling out of the euro. Analysts say Greece has little time left before its banks run out of cash. RESPONSE: "It's all Greece all the time," said Burt White, chief investment officer at LPL Financial.

  • NEW YORK, July 7- The euro dropped to a five-week low against a buoyant U.S. dollar on Tuesday, after the European Central Bank left emergency liquidity aid for Greek banks at current levels but increased the haircuts on the collateral it demands. "Markets seem to be losing patience and faith in the Athens' debt crisis ending with Greece's banks intact and the...

  • CRUDE FUTURES TURN NEGATIVE IN EARLY NEW YORK TRADE, AFTER U.S.

  • NEW YORK— Magic doesn't just happen like, well, magic. It's an acquired skill that they— peerless in its acquisition— are exhibiting at Broadway' s Marquis Theatre starting Tuesday for a six-weeks-only gig through Aug. 16. Drawing on their long association and their dozen-years-running engagement on the Las Vegas strip, "Penn& Teller on Broadway" is a bag of tricks...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. July 7- SpaceX is still homing in on why its Falcon 9 rocket exploded after liftoff last week, unable to resolve conflicting data radioed back to the ground before the explosion, CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday. We take these missions incredibly seriously, "Musk said at a webcast International Space Station research and development conference in...

  • AUSTIN, Texas— Google Inc. has selected Texas as the latest testing site for its self-driving car project, the company announced Tuesday. The driverless car will operate a few square miles north and northeast of downtown Austin, Google said in a statement. "We loved how much Austin embraces innovation," said Jennifer Haroon, head of business operations for...

  • *Euro zone summit on Greece proposal to start at 1600 GMT. *Shake Shack falls after Morgan Stanley rating cut. July 7- Wall Street was set to open slightly higher on Tuesday ahead of a euro zone leaders summit at which Greece will bring a proposal in a last-ditch bid to secure an aid package to keep the country in the currency club.

  • DETROIT, July 7- Google Inc has begun testing its self-driving cars in Austin, Texas, expanding efforts to gather information on how the prototypes interact with traffic, road conditions and people, the company said early Tuesday. A Google press release on Tuesday quoted the Texas Department of Transportation as saying "we welcome and support Google's...