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  • *Nuclear industry hobbled by shutdowns after Fukushima. TOKYO, Sept 29- Hitachi Ltd, Toshiba Corp and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd aim to merge their nuclear fuel businesses, a person with direct knowledge of the talks said, amid bleak prospects for Japan's atomic reactors to return to operation after the Fukushima disaster. Over five years after an...

  • A Los Angeles furniture company struggles with old inventory and quality control. When Marcus brings in another business to advise them, tensions threaten to put both companies in jeopardy. The Profit premiere episodes Tuesdays 10P ET/PT.

  • Investigators have concluded the Malaysian jet was shot down by a Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine.

  • Shimon Peres dead at 93

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres has died at the age of 93. Peres suffered a stroke two weeks ago. NBC's Chris Clackum looks back on his life.

  • Fresh Episode 721 | Shark Tank

    A smart plate with food-recognition technology; a sweetener that tastes like honey. Fresh episode of Shark Tank Wednesday 10P ET.

  • TUNIS, Tunisia— Struggling with extremism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought across several regions that is creating new social tensions and threatening farming, a pillar of the economy. A lack of rain, combined with years of bad resource management, has left reservoirs and dams at exceptionally low levels that could lead to...

  • ENERGY INVESTMENTS HOLD GRAVE RISK OF ACCIDENTS, ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTER, FED SAYS.

  • State of Emergency declared in Charlotte after violent protests

    NBC's Jay Gray reports the latest details of the State of Emergency in Charlotte, N.C. following violent protests and a fatal police shooting.

  • A police officer in riot gear stands near a damaged storefront September 21, 2016 in downtown Charlotte, NC.

    NBC’s Sarah Rosario with the latest on the state of emergency declaring in Charlotte after violent protests.

  • Cleveland Hustles: Next Episode - ‘Expanding Horizons’

    The businesses face their share of adversities with the chosen locations for each. Bonin suggests that each business should think about their bigger picture (plans and goals), before committing to their “brick and mortars”.

  • Fresh Episode 704 | Shark Tank

    Former Google executive Chris Sacca is a Guest Shark; two sisters pitch a tech education business. Also, an inventor has developed a revolutionary device that can inflate objects in mere seconds. Fresh Episode of Shark Tank Tuesday, 9P ET.

  • Sept 21- ExxonMobil Corp. has agreed to pay $12 million to Montana and the U.S. government to restore natural resources damaged or destroyed by a pipeline rupture in 2011 that spilled oil into the Yellowstone River, according to a settlement proposed on Wednesday. ExxonMobil Pipeline Company's Silvertip pipeline burst July 1, 2011 at a crossing beneath the...

  • The Profit Next Episode -

    The owner of a cleaning product line is putting her business at risk with aristocratic marketing, high prices, and an unwillingness to face reality. The Profit premiere episodes Tuesdays 10P ET/PT.

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— The Latest on a legal settlement from damages caused by a 2011 Exxon Mobil Corp. pipeline spill into Montana's Yellowstone River:. Exxon Mobil has agreed to pay $12 million to settle damage claims over an oil pipeline break in the Yellowstone River, but it faces further potential fines for pollution violations. Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 21- BHP Billiton Chief Executive Andrew Mackenzie's annual salary was cut in half following the Samarco dam disaster in Brazil that claimed 19 lives and caused widespread environmental damage, the global miner said. Mackenzie was paid $2.24 million in the 2016 fiscal year, down from $4.58 million the previous year. While his base salary was...

  • Fresh Episodes Promo | Shark Tank

    Fresh is better. Watch fresh episodes of Shark Tank on CNBC, every Tuesday & Wednesday, starting at 9P ET/PT.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 20- China's nuclear developers must seek the consent of local stakeholders before going ahead with new projects, according to draft rules published by the country's cabinet on Monday. "Japan's Fukushima accident once again created doubt about the safety of nuclear power among the public, and also caused feelings of fear and opposition to occur...

  • Sweet: Our law enforcement is at a 'gold-medal level'

    Chad Sweet, The Chertoff Group CEO, discusses the recent bomb incidents in New York City and New Jersey, as well as tips on how to prepare for terrorist events.

  • Law enforcement officials work at the scene of Saturday night's explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, September 18, 2016 in New York City.

    Ahmad Rahami was shot in the leg and shot one officer in the hand and one in a bulletproof vest during NJ confrontation, authorities say.

  • Suspect Ahmad Rahami shot in Linden, NJ and in police custody is treated for gunshot wounds on Sept. 19, 2016.

    The Afghan-born immigrant wanted in New York area bombings was spotted sleeping in a doorway of a bar before he was nabbed in a gun battle with police.