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US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:41pm

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 is slowing more than previously anticipated.

Google refines logo as it prepares to join Alphabet

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:21pm

Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company called Alphabet.

Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:52pm

President Barack Obama turned Tuesday to a dramatic symptom of climate change — a melting Alaska glacier — to highlight the dangers of global warming.

Netflix down 5% as Apple considers streaming service

Hope King, CNNmoney  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:46pm

Netflix shares were down 5 percent on Tuesday, following reports that Apple is considering launching its own streaming media service.

US lowers estimate of Takata air bags needing repairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:50pm

Federal regulators have lowered their estimate of potentially defective Takata Corp. air bags on U.S. roads.

Supporters of Iran deal near key vote total to back up Obama

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:50pm

Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching the necessary Senate votes to keep the contested agreement alive and hand President Barack Obama a major foreign policy victory, in spite of furious opposition.

Target lays off 235 in Twin Cities tech operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:41pm

Retailer Target Corp. has laid off about 235 employees in its technology operations in the Twin Cities.

Canada in recession; PM Harper denies it as election looms

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:41pm

Canada has fallen into a recession, dragged down by falling energy prices and economic troubles in China.

Stocks plunge on more worries about slowing growth in China; S&P 500 drops almost 3 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:11pm

Stocks plunge on more worries about slowing growth in China; S&P 500 drops almost 3 percent.

FDA issues warning letters to powdered caffeine distributors

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:11pm

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to five distributors of pure powdered caffeine, saying the products put consumers at risk.

Las Vegas' new ad campaign pushes 'sexy' watering habits

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:01pm

Another part of the drought-ridden West is attempting to make water conservation sexy, this time with funny ads in Las Vegas.

ConocoPhillips says it's cutting 10 percent of jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:52pm

Energy company ConocoPhillips says it is cutting around 1,810 jobs, or 10 percent of its workforce, following a plunge that took oil prices to their lowest levels in years.

Consumer panel: Airlines should disclose fees, seat size

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:51pm

Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.

Grain and livestock mostly lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:31pm

Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain and livestock mostly lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:31pm

Grain futures were mostly lower Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

US auto market remains bright spot as China pulls back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:31pm

The U.S. auto market is continuing on pace for its best performance in more than a decade -- even as the market in China recoils.

Southwest jet diverts after passengers become disorderly

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:31pm

Southwest Airlines says a Chicago-bound flight has been diverted to Texas after a group of passengers became disorderly.

US auto market remains bright spot as China pulls back

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:11pm

As China's auto market recoils, the U.S. remains a bright spot as it rolls on toward its best performance in more than a decade.

Auditor general: School audits will reflect budget impasse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:01pm

Pennsylvania audits of its school districts will highlight unscheduled expenses resulting from the state government's budget impasse now in its third month, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Tuesday.