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Aug 24, 9:06 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:

1. DOW PLUMMETS 588 POINTS AMID SIGNS OF CHINA SLUMP

The Wall Street slide triggers worries among financial professionals and ordinary Americans whose investments and retirement savings are tied to stocks.

2. HOW CHINA'S FINANCIAL HEADACHES COULD SPREAD

A prolonged downturn to the world's second-largest economy might damage both emerging markets like Chile and Indonesia, as well as industrial powers like the United States and EU.

3. AP EXCLUSIVE: MAN DESCRIBES TACKLING TROOPER SHOOTING SUSPECT

In an interview with The Associated Press, Robert LeDoux says he could see "pure evil" in the eyes of the man accused of gunning down a state policeman in Louisiana.

4. WASHINGTON'S RECORD WILDFIRES DRAW HELP FROM NEAR, FAR

Fire managers from New Zealand and Australia arrive to contribute to a ground campaign of Western firefighters and soldiers battling blazes that have scorched hundreds of square miles across the state.

5. WHY A BIDEN WHITE HOUSE BID COULD PUT OBAMA IN TOUGH SPOT

If the vice president decides to run, the president might need to reconsider his support for Hillary Clinton.

6. WHAT THWARTED RAIL ATTACK REVEALS ABOUT EUROPEAN SECURITY

Governments across Europe are increasingly worried about the possibility of carnage by "lone wolf" terrorists in settings such as trains, which have minimal policing.

7. ISLAMIC STATE'S TEMPLE DESTRUCTION ERASES RICH HISTORY

The U.N. cultural agency UNESCO calls the terror group's bombing of the 2,000-year-old historic site in Palmyra, Syria, a war crime.

8. POLICE: HACK OF CHEATING WEBSITE TRIGGERS EXTORTION

Police point to confirmed cases of criminals attempting to extort clients of the hacked Ashley Madison site by threatening to expose them unless payment is received.

9. SUSPECTS ACCUSED OF TRYING TO USE DRONE TO FLY CONTRABAND INTO PRISON

Police arrest two men preparing to use a drone to fly drugs, tobacco and pornography into a maximum-security Maryland prison.

10. INDYCAR DRIVER JUSTIN WILSON DIES AFTER HEAD INJURY

The 37-year-old father of two had been struck by a large piece of debris from another driver's car following a single-car accident at Pennsylvania's Pocono Raceway.

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