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Asian shares nervous ahead of China data
TOKYO Asian shares were skittish in early on Tuesday after logging their worst month in three years and the dollar struggled as investors braced for data from China that could raise fresh fears about the health of its economy.
Stocks Fall to Cap Turbulent Month  Wall Street Journal
MarketsUgly China open: Shanghai -2%, Shenzhen -3%  Financial Times
Oil Sharply Lower in Volatile Trade, Weak China Data Weighs
0132 GMT [Dow Jones] Crude-oil futures fell sharply in early Asian trade Tuesday, giving up most of its overnight gains in volatile trade even as traders braced for large price swings this week.
Oil prices drop more than 3 percent as investors take profits  Reuters
Oil Futures Rise 8% in 3rd Gain in a Row  New York Times
China August official PMI shrinks to three-year low of 49.7, in line with ...
BEIJING Activity in China's vast manufacturing sector contracted at its fastest pace in three years in August, an official survey showed on Tuesday, reinforcing concerns over the health of the world's second-largest economy despite a flurry of ...
China Data Pulls Down Asian Shares  Wall Street Journal
EconomyNikkei's Japan PMI softens in "final" reading  Financial Times
Illinois Lottery Winners Demand Their Delayed Prize MoneyNow
The state says it's not giving winners IOUs, just that their payments are 'delayed' until a budget is passed, but the furious winners don't care.
Illinois lottery winners are in limbo
Lottery winners don't get largesse, but get left out  Press Examiner
Blue Bell Broken Arrow plant goes back to work
BROKEN ARROW - Approximately 70 percent of employees at the Blue Bell plant in Broken Arrow are back at work today, and production of the brand's ice cream novelties will resume this week, the president and CEO of the Broken Arrow Chamber said ...
New law starts Sept. 1 to promote safer driving  KRIS Corpus Christi News
Gas Prices Plummet in Many States, Down 30� in One Week
When oil prices drop, so does the cost of filling up at the gas station. That's how things work normally. But the exact opposite took place in much of the country in August, as gas prices soared in the Midwest—rising 40� overnight in some locations ...
Labor Day travel highest since 2008, says AAA  Wicked Local Fall River
Don't discount an autumn rate rise from the Federal Reserve
Last week, it looked like markets had bullied the US Federal Reserve into delaying interest rate increases, but over the weekend one of the central bank's most senior and respected policymakers fought back.
Wall Street's worst month in three years ends on a sour note  Reuters
Fischer Doesn't Sway December Camp as 48% See Sept. Fed Liftoff  Bloomberg
Wal-Mart Cutting Back on Hours for Workers at Some Stores
NEW YORK - Wal-Mart says it is asking some stores to schedule workers for fewer hours, although it says the directive is only being given to stores that are assigning more hours than they were expected to.
National news in brief: Wal-Mart is cutting some worker hours  Washington Post
Walmart Cuts Hours After Raising Wages  Daily Caller
Fully automated fast food restaurant opens in San Francisco
People walk by eatsa, a fully automated fast food restaurant in San Francisco, California. eatsa, an automated fast food restaurant that has no servers, wait staff and a virtual cashier that offers fresh quinoa bowls opened in San Francisco's Financial ...
I tried the San Francisco restaurant that serves quinoa delivered via robot ...  Business Insider
iPads replace cashiers at SF's quinoa restaurant  CNNMoney
Samsung Unveils Circular Smartwatch, but Are Apps Available?
NEW YORK - Samsung is juicing up its smartwatch with a circular face and more battery life than the Apple Watch, but it's unknown how many apps will be available for it.
Business Highlights  Washington Post