... * S&P 500 coming off first close above 2,000. * Upswing seen as intact but volume light. * Tiffany rises after results, Chico's lower.
Christine Lagarde is under fire from French judged in a scandal dating back to President Sarkozy. She denies any wrongdoing, and plans to soldier on in Washington.
... * Courts back food safety regulator's decision on closures. * McDonald's says rulings unjustified, will appeal. * Closures comes amid Russia-West tensions over Ukraine.
Aug. 20--Today: Pandora Media releases workforce diversity data that shows Oakland's largest tech company to be more than 70 percent white and nearly equal along gender lines.
(Adds details, background). By Abhirup Roy. Aug 27 (Reuters) - China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd , which is expected to go public in New York as early as next month, reported a 46 percent jump in quarterly revenue as growth in the world's largest ...