Washington said countries in the Middle East had offered to join air strikes against Islamic State militants and Australia said it would send troops, but Britain held back even after the group beheaded a British hostage and threatened to kill another. Full Article
LONDON - Stock markets fell on Monday after China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August, while worries over the impact of another round of sanctions on Russian projects added to headwinds for Moscow-listed companies and the oil market.
Alibaba Group could have sold nearly $2 billion worth of stock listing its shares on Nasdaq. But sources say Alibaba was worried about Nasdaq's ability to handle their $21 billion IPO, since the exchange botched Facebook's market debut two years ago. Full Article
INDIANOLA Iowa - Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stoked speculation that she was moving closer to announcing a bid for the White House in 2016 as she visited the early-voting state of Iowa to take part in an annual event with Democratic activists. Full Article
The NFL's Carolina Panthers deactivated defensive end Greg Hardy for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions, according to the team's website, in a reversal of an earlier decision to let him play while he appeals a domestic violence conviction. Full Article | Related Story
Hillary Clinton makes her first public appearance in Iowa since her third-place finish during a failed presidential primary bid in 2008, amid speculation that she may be eyeing another run for president. Mana Rabiee reports.