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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Wall Street Journal

U.S. Auto Sales Maintain Pace Despite Holiday Shift

6 hours 28 minutes ago
Several top auto makers overcame a holiday shift to post better-than-expected U.S. sales in August, underscoring the continuing strength of the domestic car market.

Amgen Finds Data Falsified in Grizzly Bear Study

8 hours 12 minutes ago
A scientific paper that had captured widespread attention because its subjects were massive grizzly bears has been retracted, after one of the authors was said to have manipulated some of the data.

Main Suspect in Bangkok Bombing Arrested

11 hours 50 minutes ago
Thailand’s prime minister said security forces arrested a man whom they believe to be the primary suspect in the bombing of a shrine in Bangkok last month.

Weak Chinese Data Rattle Markets

12 hours 5 minutes ago
Global stock markets tumbled after weak manufacturing data in China fueled investors’ worries about the world’s second-largest economy.

David Einhorn's Greenlight Takes a Beating in August

The firm told investors it lost 5.3% in August as the value of its major holdings declined, said people familiar with the matter, widening its loss for the year to 13.8%.

Large Blast Reported in Chinese City

An explosion ripped through an industrial zone in northeastern China just two weeks after a chemical blast killed more than 150 people and raised concerns about industrial safety in China.

Patent-Law Change Would Raise Medical Costs

A patent law change pushed by the pharmaceutical industry could cost federal health-care programs $1.3 billion over a decade by delaying new generic drugs, the Congressional Budget Office estimates.

Global Markets Head Lower

Global stock markets headed lower at the end of a turbulent month that was dominated by concerns over China and the timing of a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate rise.

Mount McKinley to Be Renamed Denali

2 days ago
President Barack Obama says he’s changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali.

Oliver Sacks, Author and Neurologist, Dies at 82

2 days ago
An author and neurologist who explored the wonders of the human brain in books like “Awakenings” has died. Dr. Oliver Sacks was 82.

Tribunal Finds Suzuki-VW Alliance Has Terminated

2 days ago
An arbitrator has ruled that an alliance between Suzuki Motor and VW has been terminated and ordered the German car maker to dispose of its 19.9% stake in Suzuki.

Iowa Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Closing In on Hillary Clinton

3 days ago
A new poll in Iowa shows Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton losing considerable ground to her chief rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, despite having built a formidable network of organizers and volunteers in the state that holds the first presidential contest.

New Orleans Honors Katrina's Victims on Anniversary

3 days ago
A city known for its resilience marked the 10th anniversary of one of the worst natural disasters ever to hit the United States on Saturday, beginning with a somber ceremony at a memorial to Hurricane Katrina’s victims.

Thai Police Arrest Foreigner in Bangkok Blast Probe

3 days ago
Thai police arrested a foreign suspect and seized bomb-making materials in the investigation of a deadly shrine bombing, officials said.

Egyptian Court Sentences Al Jazeera Journalists

3 days ago
An Egyptian court found three Al Jazeera English journalists guilty Saturday on charges including broadcasting false news and aiding a terrorist organization, sentencing them to three years in prison.

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