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Wall St. ends down as China data sparks global growth fears

- Wall Street shares fell close to 3.0 percent on Tuesday, pushing all three major U.S. indexes firmly into losses for the year after weak data from China intensified fears that a stumble in the world's second-largest economy will hobble global growth. | Video

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U.S. auto sales stronger than expected in August on trucks, SUVs

DETROIT - The U.S. auto industry powered ahead in August, topping sales estimates and shrugging off gyrating stock markets as consumers continued to show their penchant for pickup trucks and SUVs. | Video

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Google redesigns iconic logo for the fifth time

- Google Inc unveiled a redesign of its iconic logo on Tuesday, the fifth such modification since the search engine giant started in 1998, the company said in a blog post.

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Rosengren sees gradual Fed rate hikes, downplays timing

NEW YORK - The Federal Reserve will probably only gradually raise interest rates, irrespective of whether it decides to take the first step a few months earlier or later, a top U.S. central banker said on Tuesday.

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Exclusive: Mexico withheld millions in tax refunds from P&G, Unilever, Colgate

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government withheld hundreds of millions of dollars in tax refunds owed to Procter & Gamble, Unilever, and Colgate combined as it sought to coax them and other multinationals to pay more income tax locally, according to people close to the talks.

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China manufacturing contracts, euro zone and U.S. slows

LONDON - China's giant manufacturing industry contracted and euro zone and U.S. growth eased in August in data published on Tuesday, while the International Monetary Fund cut its forecast for world growth this year. | Video

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