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  • *China stock markets keep tanking despite new support measures. *HSBC cuts Asian growth forecast, says export weakness to last. SINGAPORE, July 8- Oil futures fell again on Wednesday as worries over the Greek debt crisis and China's stock market turmoil outweighed an expected U.S. inventory drop.

  • District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan ordered Time Warner Cable Inc. to make the $229,500 payment to Araceli King of Irving, Texas, citing the New York- based company's "particularly egregious" behavior as it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991.. Susan Leepson, a Time Warner spokeswoman, said the company is reviewing its options and...

  • July 7- Software security company Symantec Corp is in talks to sell its Veritas data storage business to private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Bloomberg News reported earlier that Symantec was nearing a deal to sell Veritas to Carlyle for between $7 billion and $8 billion, citing people with knowledge of the...

  • July 7- Software security company Symantec Corp is in talks to sell its Veritas data storage business to private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Bloomberg News reported earlier that Symantec was nearing a deal to sell Veritas to Carlyle for between $7 billion and $8 billion, citing people with knowledge of the...

  • Copper prices hit lowest level in six years on China worries. NEW YORK, July 7- Copper and other metals plunged on Tuesday as the euro sank to a five-week low against the dollar after the European Central Bank tightened lending conditions for Greek banks and as the collapse in equities prices in China drove fears about the country's economy.

  • Time Warner Cable Inc must pay the insurance claims specialist $229,500 for placing 153 automated calls meant for someone else to her cellphone in less than a year, even after she told it to stop, a Manhattan federal judge ruled on Tuesday. King, of Irving, Texas, accused Time Warner Cable of harassing her by leaving messages for Luiz Perez, who once held her...

  • NEW YORK— CVS Health is leaving the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, saying the trade group's position on tobacco products is incompatible with CVS' focus on health. A New York Times article published June 30 said the Chamber of Commerce is fighting anti-smoking laws around the world at the behest of the tobacco industry, which is facing increased regulation aimed at...

  • BATON ROUGE, La.— A federal judge refused on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit that environmental groups filed against a New Orleans- based company responsible for a decade-old oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico. District Judge Susie Morgan ruled that a trial is necessary to determine whether several plaintiffs led by the New York- based Waterkeeper Alliance have a right...

  • NEW YORK— Subway said Tuesday it mutually agreed with Jared Fogle to suspend their relationship after the home of the chain's longtime pitchman was raided by federal and state investigators. To many, he's known simply as "the Subway guy" who shed a massive amount of weight by eating the chain's sandwiches. Though Fogle hadn't been front-and-center in Subway's...

  • NEW YORK— Laugh it up, Fuzzballs: Han Solo is getting his own movie, and it's going to be helmed by "Lego Movie" directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord. It will focus on how Han Solo became the smuggler first encountered by Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi at the Mos Eisley cantina. Lord and Miller have been among the most sought-after writer-directors in Hollywood...

  • NEW YORK— Netflix's upcoming slate of original films will begin rolling out with Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation" in October and Adam Sandler's "The Ridiculous Six" in December. It will become available worldwide on Netflix on Oct. 16, the day it opens in select U.S. theaters. Netflix is partnering with distributor Bleecker Street for "Beasts of No Nation" and with...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Freeport-McMoRan Inc., down 59 cents to $17.25. Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., up $2.18 to $39.64.

  • Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla of Puerto Rico dropped a bombshell on debt holders a week ago by saying he wanted to restructure debt and postpone bond payments. He urged changes to U.S. bankruptcy laws that currently exclude Puerto Rico. Like U.S. states, Puerto Rico cannot file for bankruptcy protection.

  • *Palladium, platinum at multi-year lows. NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 7- Gold fell to a near four-month low on Tuesday, while silver sank nearly 7 percent and platinum dropped to a 2009 low, as the dollar rallied ahead of an emergency euro zone summit on Greece with the country's banks rapidly running out of cash. Gold, usually seen as an alternative investment in times of...

  • The executive director of the not-for-profit Anti-Discrimination Center, Craig Gurian, said New York residents should study the facts before bragging about the city's diversity and criticizing the housing demographic mix in other cities. "In New York, you can't go 10 minutes without hearing' diverse this, diverse that,'" he said. "New York has made less progress...

  • Yields on 30- year Treasuries fell below 3 percent, with the demand also driven by China's slumping equities markets, according to traders. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launched another bid to win fresh aid at an emergency euro zone summit but German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there was still no basis for reopening negotiations.

  • MIAMI, July 7- Carnival Corp has won U.S. approval to operate cruises to Cuba and plans to start taking travelers there in May, joining a growing list of maritime companies hoping to profit from a thaw in relations between Washington and Havana. Miami- based Carnival, the world's largest cruise operator, said it was still in talks with Cuba for approval to start...

  • NEW YORK— Shares of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. fell to their lowest point in nearly three years Tuesday, a day after the chipmaker said weak demand for personal computers will hurt its revenue in the second quarter. That would below the $968 million to $1.03 billion range the company had previously expected. Chipmakers, such as Intel Corp. and Micron Technology...

  • VANCOUVER, July 7- Shares of Silver Wheaton Corp fell more than 10 percent on Tuesday after the mining finance company said it might have to pay $200 million or more in taxes and penalties in Canada. Vancouver- based Silver Wheaton said late on Monday it had received a letter from the Canada Revenue Agency, which is proposing taxing about C $715 million of income...

  • *U.S. stocks fall, MSCI world index down 0.8 pct. NEW YORK, July 7- Global equity markets fell on Tuesday and the euro hit a five-week low against the dollar as euro zone leaders held an emergency summit to discuss Greece's future in the currency bloc, while commodities sold off on China demand worries. Copper prices dropped to a six-year low following the dollar's...