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Weak earnings weigh on Wall Street; Fed awaited

U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after weak results from a number of companies, including McDonald's and Gilead, dented investor sentiment.

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Brewer AB InBev raises offer for rival SABMiller

LONDON/BRUSSELS Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its $100 billion-plus bid for rival brewer SABMiller on Tuesday after a slide in the value of the pound following the Brexit vote made the offer less attractive for many investors, threatening to derail the deal. | Video

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Volkswagen plans new fix proposal for 3.0 liter vehicles: Justice Department

WASHINGTON Volkswagen AG plans to offer a new proposal to fix 85,000 polluting 3.0 liter vehicles after regulators rejected an earlier plan, a Justice Department lawyer said Tuesday.

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Fiat Chrysler to invest $1.48 billion in Sterling Heights plant

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday it would invest $1.48 billion in its Sterling Heights plant in Michigan to retool it to build next-generation Ram pickup trucks.

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