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  • LISBON, July 21- Portugal's president warned on Monday that fallout from the financial troubles of the founding family of Banco Espirito Santo could affect the wider economy, while the bank said it was appointing a special financial advisor to help boost its capital structure.

  • REFILE-FACTBOX-Hacking talks axed over the years Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    2008- Three MIT undergrads canceled a Def Con talk in Las Vegas on hacking the "Charlie Card" payment cards for Boston's subway system after a federal court issued an injunction.

  • FACTBOX-Hacking talks axed over the years Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    2008- Three MIT undergrads canceled a Def Con talk in Las Vegas on hacking the "Charlie Card" payment cards for Boston's subway system after a federal court issued an injunction.

  • The talk was canceled at the request of attorneys for Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, where the speakers work as researchers, the spokeswoman, Meredith Corley, told Reuters.

  • *U.N. Security Council to vote Monday on Ukraine resolution. DONETSK, Ukraine, July 21- A train carrying the remains of most of the almost 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine left the site on Monday, after the Malaysian Prime Minister reached a deal with the leader of pro-Russian separatists controlling the area.

  • *U.S. accuses Russia of complicity in shooting down flight MH17. *New European sanctions on Russia may heighten oil risk premium. NEW YORK, July 21- Oil prices rose on Monday as the threat grew of escalating tension between Russia and the West, while August U.S. crude zoomed higher prior to its expiry.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 21- Gold rose above $1,300 an ounce on Monday as U.S. equities slipped and political tensions simmered after the shooting down of a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine last week and incessant fighting in Gaza.

  • MEXICO CITY, July 21- Mexico's national power company CFE said on Monday it will offer $2.8 billion in natural gas and electricity infrastructure project contracts by the end of this year aimed at boosting economic growth.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday announced it has tapped a University of Florida professor to serve as the agency's new chief economist.

  • China provides $4 billion credit line to Venezuela Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    CARACAS, July 21- China will provide Venezuela with a $4 billion credit line under an agreement signed on Monday, with the money to be repaid by oil shipments from OPEC member Venezuela. The deal was inked during a 24- hour visit to Venezuela by Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is on a tour of Latin America.

  • Despite asking everyone to steer clear of politics, bringing together relatives from Russia and Ukraine a day after Kiev accused Moscow of arming rebels to bring down an airliner was never going to be easy. The father of the groom, who hails from Russia, raised his glass: "Our country is now going through difficult times.

  • July 21- New York state environmental regulators are proposing shutting the giant Indian Point nuclear power plant to protect fish in the Hudson River during summer months, when demand for electricity for air-conditioning is greatest.

  • *Italian watchdog says Google practices still inadequate. *Google says will continue to cooperate with regulator. MILAN, July 21- Italy's data protection regulator has given Google 18 months to change the way it treats and stores user data, bringing to an end an investigation that is part of a European drive to reform the internet giant's privacy practices.

  • GAZA/ JERUSALEM, July 21- The Palestinian death toll in an Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip jumped to more than 500 on Monday, as the United States, alarmed by escalating civilian bloodshed, took a direct role in efforts to secure a ceasefire.

  • SHANGHAI/ LOS ANGELES, July 21- Yum Brands Inc and McDonald's Corp are facing a new food safety scare in China, denting the fast-food companies' efforts to shore up reputations and businesses that were hurt by a 2012 safety scandal in one of their biggest markets.

  • HAVANA, July 21- Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a two day visit to Cuba on Monday evening, stirring hopes on the island that China will finally invest in the country after a number of important deals never materialized.

  • DONETSK, Ukraine, July 21- A train carrying the remains of most of the almost 300 victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine left the site on Monday, after the Malaysian Prime Minister reached a deal with the leader of pro-Russian separatists controlling the area.

  • July 21- A former top executive at Autonomy Corp is seeking to block Hewlett-Packard Co's settlement of three shareholder lawsuits over its troubled purchase of the British software company, saying HP officials are wrongly absolved of a $8.8 billion writedown.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, July 22- Malaysia has reached an agreement with Aleksander Borodai, leader of the separatist group in eastern Ukraine, to retrieve the bodies of the victims of MH17, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Tuesday.

  • *Poste willing to invest up to 40 million euros. ROME/ MILAN, July 21- Poste Italiane will only invest more money in Alitalia if it avoids taking on the airline's past liabilities, three sources close to the matter said on Monday, a condition likely to hamper a rescue deal with Etihad Airways.