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Puerto Rico financial crisis

Puerto Rico's Aug. 1 payment on Public Finance Corporation debt will not be made, governor's chief of staff says - @Reuters, @AP

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2016 US elections

Federal tax returns show Hillary Rodham Clinton and ex-President Bill Clinton paid $44 million in taxes since 2006 - @AP

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fashion

Yahoo says it will acquire fashion startup Polyvore - @TechCrunch

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Dow Jones Industrial Average

Editor's note: CNN Money notes that with Friday's close, the Nasdaq gained 2.8% for the month of July; the S&P 500, 2% and the Dow, 0.4%. - Tom

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United States

US stocks end session mostly lower on earnings from energy companies; Dow finishes down about 54 - @CNBC

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market updates

US markets (close): DJIA 17,694.20 (-51.78/-0.29%), S&P 500 2,104.36 (-4.27/-0.20%), NASDAQ 5,128.28 (-0.50/-0.01%), NYSE 10,875.76 (-5.98/-0.05%)

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Microsoft

Source: Microsoft considering an investment in Uber - @BloombergNews

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markets

Oil posts worst decline in 2015 as crude slips to $47.12 on month's last trading day - @MarketWatch

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markets

Twitter shares poised for biggest weekly drop since early May - @MarketWatch

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Uber

Report: Funding round values Uber at more than $50 billion, reaching mark faster than Facebook, sources tell @WSJ

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United States

Federal Reserve's James Bullard tells the Wall Street Journal that 'we are in good shape' to hike rates in September. - @CNBCnow

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Puerto Rico financial crisis

White House says it has no expectation of a federal bailout for Puerto Rico - @Reuters

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Dow Jones Industrial Average

Editor's note: At 1:30pm ET, the Dow had slipped into negative territory, off 31. The Nasdaq was up 10 and the S&P500 basically flat. - Tom

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Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announces he and his wife Priscilla are expecting a baby girl - @facebook

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LinkedIn

LinkedIn seeking to build content network, asks permission of 500 'influencers' to republish material - @Recode

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crime & courts

Ruling that ordered NCAA to allow universities to offer student athletes limited share of revenue is put on hold by appeals court - @Reuters

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United States

Baker Hughes US oil rig count rises by 5 - @Reuters

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Europe

European stocks finish with best month since February - @MarketWatch

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Greece financial crisis

Editor's note: The Athens Stock Exchange, which will reopen on Monday, has been closed since June 29, when the government closed banks and imposed limits on withdrawals and foreign transfers to prevent a run on deposits. - Tom

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football

Ex-Saints linebacker Junior Galette to sign 1-year deal to join Washington; Galette was release due to incidents of off-field violence - @wdsu

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