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  • BOSTON/ WASHINGTON, Aug 27- Time Warner Cable Inc, the No. 2 U.S. cable operator, suffered a massive network outage on Wednesday due to suspected human error that cut Internet services to some 11 million businesses and residences, prompting a New York state investigation.

  • Aug 27- The first interdealer trading platform aimed at opening up credit derivatives markets to new competition has hit roadblocks due to resistance from some banks that dominate such trading, according to several people familiar with the situation.

  • Paramount has over 16.5 million square feet of prime office space and several buildings in major cities, including San Francisco's landmark One Market Plaza building, Washington DC's Liberty Place and Paramount Plaza on Broadway.

  • Aug 27- Time Warner Cable Inc the No. 2 U.S. cable operator, reported a massive network outage that shut down Internet services to some 11 million customers on Wednesday, prompting New York state to launch an investigation.

  • Aug 27- Overheating worries at home are driving Canada's homebuilders south of the border where they buy up rural land, betting on a recovery in the U.S. suburban housing market even as many local players remain on the sidelines.

  • SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.

  • US sanctions leadership of terrorist group Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:34 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Treasury Department on Wednesday sanctioned a leader and a financial network used by a Pakistan- based terrorist group blamed for the 2008 attack in Mumbai, India that killed 166 people. Treasury sanctioned Muhammad Iqbal and Asma Money Exchangers for their suspected ties to Lashkar-e-Taiba.

  • Aug 27- Time Warner Cable Inc the second-largest U.S. cable operator, experienced a major network outage early Wednesday morning that shut down Internet services for almost two hours, the company said. Time Warner Cable provides Internet services to about 11 million customers nationwide.

  • 3 ways insurers can discourage sick from enrolling Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients from enrolling.

  • US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014 Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— Congressional Budget Office: US economy predicted to grow by 1.5 percent this year.

  • PARIS, Aug 27- IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been put under formal investigation by French magistrates for negligence in a political fraud affair dating from 2008 when she was finance minister.

  • Wednesday is the first day Dutch farmers could sign up for the compensation for either having their produce destroyed or given to the Food Bank, a charity that supplies food to 35,000 needy Dutch households. "Most of the products are being taken to destruction plants, rather than the Food Bank," he said. "

  • IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 5:29 AM ET

    PARIS— Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister.

  • Journalist killing highlights role of freelancers Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 4:47 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Journalists James Foley, Steven Sotloff and Peter Theo Curtis all shared one thing in common when they were captured by Islamic militants in Syria, the title "freelance journalist."

  • Hackerspaces used to turn ideas turn into reality Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 3:44 AM ET

    MESA, Ariz.— Inside a nondescript garage-like workshop nestled between restaurants, a flower shop and jewelry stores along Main Street, ideas are taking shape. "It's all about sharing what we know with one another," said Mitch Altman, 57, founder of a similar setup in San Francisco called Noisebridge.

  • 10 things to know about corporate inversions Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 3:06 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sep 6 Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Speakers:- Polish National Bank Governor Marek Belka, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen and ECB Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny. ATHENS- French Former Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici is expected to meet Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos and Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis.

  • HOUSTON, Aug 26- A tanker loaded with $100 million of Kurdish crude oil cannot be delivered in Texas soon because of risks for buyers as Iraq mulls further legal challenges, so a month-long standoff will drag on, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.

  • HOUSTON, Aug 26- A tanker loaded with $100 million of Kurdish crude oil cannot be delivered in Texas soon because of risks for buyers as Iraq mulls further legal challenges, so a month-long standoff will drag on, a source close to the matter said on Tuesday.