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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

___ US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic...full story
updated 2015-09-02 09:22 AM
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Liberty University students work in the atrium of the Jerry Falwell library at the school in Lynchburg, Va., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Amid a $500 million construction boom, Liberty University is more construction zone than campus. Located in the foothills of Virginia Secretary of State John?Kerry, left, greets Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in front of Kerry's residence in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, April 26, 2015. Abe arrived in the U.S. Sunday for a weeklong visit. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) Two people assist a man who was injured and has blood on his face after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor, left, fights with a bar patron outside of a bar near Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) A protestor holds a sign outside of Baltimore's City Hall before a march for Freddie Gray, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    Updated: 2015/09/02 11:20 GMT+08:00
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Business Highlights
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

___ US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic....Fullstory

2015-09-02 09:22 AM

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Arkansas governor asked to set execution dates for 8 inmates

Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) -- Arkansas' attorney general has asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson to set execution dates for eight death row inmates in what would....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Key Democrat: US Senate will uphold Obama on Iran nuke deal
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A key Democrat predicted Tuesday that there will be enough votes in theU.S. Senate by week's end to uphold an expected veto....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Heroine tells captivating tale in 'Gates of Evangeline'
By JEFF AYERS
Associated Press

"The Gates of Evangeline" (Putnam), by Hester Young Charlotte "Charlie" Cates has had a rough time. Her husband ran off with another woman and then her....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Sands China recruits Alan Dershowitz for lawsuit appeal

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Lawyers for Sands China Ltd. are relying on well-known attorney Alan Dershowitz in arguing for the dismissal of a wrongful termination....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:22 AM

Parents of women killed on San Francisco pier file claims
By PAUL ELIAS
Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The parents of a San Francisco woman who was fatally shot by a man in the country illegally filed legal claims....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Uruguay set to rescind rights deal over bribery probe

Associated Press

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- The Uruguay football association looks set to rescind a television contract for the national team's 2018 World Cup qualifying matches, as....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Top selling vehicles in the US in August
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Automakers reported U.S. sales for August on Tuesday. Here are top selling cars and trucks, the number sold and the percentage change from last August. ....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Protests block Guatemala Congress as impeachment considered

Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Protesters backing Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina are blocking access to Congress where lawmakers are scheduled to consider a move to....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Russia's flagship airline to take over domestic rival

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's second-largest passenger airline, Transaero, says it will be taken over by the country's top carrier, Aeroflot. Transaero says in a statement that....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Sweden optimistic over questioning Assange in London

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- Swedish officials say they are optimistic about reaching agreement with Ecuador on legal assistance which could pave the way to questioning WikiLeaks....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Man accused of helping student get to ISIS stays in custody

Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona man accused of helping a New York college student join the Islamic State in Syria will remain in federal custody. At....Fullstory

2015-09-02 09:22 AM

Irish ex-nanny being deported after murder charge is dropped

Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) -- An Irish ex-nanny is being deported a day after Massachusetts prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her in the death of a....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Trial begins for officer charged with abusing Indian man
By JAY REEVES
Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (AP) -- An Alabama police officer went on trial Tuesday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Yemen's Shiite rebels to form Cabinet in 10 days
By AHMED AL-HAJ
Associated Press

SANAA, Yemen (AP) -- Yemen's Shiite rebels leaders say they will form a Cabinet in 10 days as mediated talks with the country's internationally recognized....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

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