* Weak U.S. manufacturing survey follows downbeat China figures
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Sept 1 - Jeff Bezos' space transportation company, Blue Origin, won another round of incentives on Tuesday to build and fly rockets near NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
* Crude oil futures drop (Updates with U.S. market closing levels)
WASHINGTON, Sept 1 - U.S. factory activity braked to a more than two-year low in August, but sturdy gains in automobile sales and construction spending suggested the economy remained on solid footing.
NEW YORK, Sept 1 - William O'Donnell, the former head Treasury strategist at RBS Securities, joined Citigroup as a market analyst on its interest rates team, a source familiar with the situation said on Tuesday.
Sept 1 - A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived three lawsuits in which the City of Miami accused Wells Fargo & Co, Bank of America Corp and Citigroup Inc of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic borrowers.
NEW YORK, Sept 1 - World stock indexes and commodities slumped on Tuesday as weak Chinese data revived fears about the effect of China's economic health on the global economy and fueled more market turmoil.
Sept 1 - A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived three lawsuits in which the City of Miami accused Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc and Wells Fargo & Co of violating the federal Fair Housing Act by engaging in predatory lending.
NEW YORK, Sept 1 - Foreign central banks are cutting back their holdings of U.S. agency and mortgage-backed securities as well as Treasuries in the wake of global market turbulence, Federal Reserve data showed.
* Crude oil futures drop (Updates with European stocks closing lower, VIX index levels)
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