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  • Starbucks tests latte with stout flavor Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Starbucks is testing a latte that it says has the "savory toasty malt" flavor of a foamy mug of stout. The "Dark Barrel Latte" is being tested in a handful of stores in Ohio and Florida, said Linda Mills, a Starbucks spokeswoman. Starbucks Corp., based in Seattle, has enjoyed strong sales growth in part by continually introducing new food and drinks.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Citigroup Inc is set to return to court Friday as it seeks to have a U.S. judge reconsider an order barring it from processing payments on $8.4 billion in bonds issued under Argentina's local laws following its 2002 default. District Judge Thomas Gries in New York on Monday scheduled the Friday hearing for 3 p.m. EDT, a court official said.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will defend Activision Blizzard Inc in a lawsuit the former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega filed over his depiction in the company's popular "Call of Duty: Black Ops II" video game.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- A U.S. appeals court on Monday revived lawsuits against National Westminster Bank by about 200 victims of attacks in Israel attributed to Hamas who are seeking to hold the bank liable for handling transactions linked to the group.

  • *MSCI emerging market index has worst day since March. NEW YORK, Sept 22- Concern about a potential economic slowdown in China pressured world stock indexes on Monday and helped pushed Brent crude oil below $97 a barrel.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- A U.S. jury said on Monday Arab Bank Plc provided material support to Hamas, and must therefore compensate the victims of two dozen attacks the Islamic militant group allegedly carried out in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

  • Businesses and investors pressing for green policy Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Hundreds of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a U.N. summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for businesses and ordinary people to pollute.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- In a first-of-its-kind case, a U.S. jury on Monday said Arab Bank Plc provided material support to Hamas, and must therefore compensate the victims of two dozen attacks the Islamic militant group allegedly carried out in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

  • Clorox and Apple are big market movers Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. The Clorox Co. up $6.66 to $97.23. AutoZone Inc. down $21.06 to $505.38.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Germany's Siemens AG has agreed to buy U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for $7.6 billion in cash, paying a relatively rich price to belatedly beef up its presence in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Citigroup Inc plans to ask a U.S. judge to put on hold an order barring it from processing payments on $8.4 billion in bonds issued under Argentine law following the country's record 2002 default, court documents showed.

  • *Weak economic outlook in China, Europe weighs on prices. *Analysts expect OPEC to cut output to support prices. HOUSTON, Sept 22- Crude oil futures fell on Monday as ample supply and slowing economic growth in Europe and China outweighed expectations of a cut in oil output from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- The dollar rose smartly on Monday against the Australian dollar and emerging market currencies hurt by weaker commodity prices, but was little changed against other major currencies after 10 weeks of gains by the dollar index.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Hundreds of protesters marched through New York City's financial district on Monday and blocked streets near the stock exchange to denounce Wall Street's role in raising money for businesses that contribute to climate change. Protesters stopped traffic on Broadway south of the New York Stock Exchange.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- New York's financial regulator said on Monday his agency will focus on cyber security over the next year, saying the possibility of a systemic attack to the financial system is one thing that keeps him awake at night.

  • Alibaba shares slip in second day of trading Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. slipped 4 percent during its second day of trading as some investors took profits and the broader market trended lower. Still, the stock price was still well above the $68 price tag set before Alibaba's IPO on Friday.

  • A Closer Look: Ways to hide, secure data on phones Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Apple got a lot of attention last week when it released a new privacy policy along with a declaration that police can't get to your password-protected data. Google says it will also encrypt data by default in an upcoming Android update.

  • NY requires agencies to consider extreme weather Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:36 PM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.— New York state agencies are required to consider the future likelihood of extreme weather in their decisions on public works projects, industrial and commercial permits and regulations, according to a new law signed Monday. For New York, those calculations include rising sea levels, more flooding and more severe storms.

  • Appeals court reinstates NY NatWest-Hamas lawsuit Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A federal appeals court on Monday reinstated a lawsuit in which victims of terrorist attacks in Israel accuse the National Westminster Bank of supporting Hamas. The lawsuit claiming that NatWest violated U.S. laws by providing material support and resources to a terrorist organization had been tossed out by a Brooklyn judge.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Concern about a potential economic slowdown in China pressured world stock indexes on Monday while Brent crude oil fell below $97 a barrel on sluggish demand and ample supplies. In remarks on Sunday, Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said China wouldn't dramatically alter its economic policy because of any one economic indicator.