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  • HANGZHOU, China, Sept 4- Russian gas giant Gazprom said on Sunday it had signed a contract with China National Petroleum Corp to build a section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline under the Amur river. Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller and CNPC President Wang Yilin inked the deal at a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 1- U.S. factory activity contracted in August for the first time in six months as new orders and production tumbled, but a low level of layoffs continued to point to a pickup in economic growth in the third quarter. "Today's disappointing number further weakens the case for a rate hike later this month, but we currently see no reason to change our Fed...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 1- U.S. factory activity contracted in August for the first time in six months as new orders and production tumbled, but a low level of layoffs continued to point to a pickup in economic growth in the third quarter. "Today's disappointing number further weakens the case for a rate hike later this month, but we currently see no reason to change our Fed...

  • Aug 31- United Parcel Service Inc's pilots ratified a new five-year labor contract that includes immediate pay hikes, the company and the union representing the pilots said. It also includes a signing bonus of $60,000 for captains and of $40,000 for first officers, along with enhanced pension benefits. An overwhelming majority voted in favor of the contract,...

  • Aug 29- Southwest Airlines Co and its pilots have agreed in principle on a new contract, the U.S. budget carrier's pilot union said on Monday. The agreement, which runs through Aug. 31, 2020, includes future pay hikes as well as retrospective increases from 2013, Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association said. "While a new contract is certainly not a done deal, this is the...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Aug 29- South Africa's Treasury and state-owned Eskom clashed on Monday over a probe into coal contracts between the power utility and a company linked to the wealthy Gupta family that is accused of holding undue political sway over President Jacob Zuma. The row further scarred relations in a government rocked by a police investigation of...

  • Paul McCartney performing.

    Paul McCartney has inked a deal with Capitol Records, the label where he first began his decades-long career.

  • LeBron James opts out of $24M contract

    The Cleveland Cavaliers star chooses not to pick up his $24-million player option for next season.

  • Taylor Swift supports Kesha with $250k donation

    Kesha gains another major supporter in her current legal battles against Dr. Luke.

  • Quadruple witch

    Today's a witching day. It may sound ominous, but it's really just the alignment of some important time periods for the markets.  CNBC explains ....

  • Rob Manfred speaks at a press conference after being elected by team owners to be the next commissioner of Major League Baseball.

    In his first All-Star game as MLB commissioner, Rob Manfred says he is encouraged by the efforts to speed up the game of baseball.

  • Maria Contreras-Sweet

    The SBA revealed on Friday that the federal government awarded almost 25 percent in federal contracts to small businesses — $91.7 billion.

  • A worker inspect facilities on an upstream oil drilling platform at the Total oil platform at Amenem, 35 kilometers away from Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta in 2009.

    Nigeria is probing whether it was short-changed by deals to swap crude for refined products, the state oil company, traders and a security source said.

  • Former National Football League player Aaron Hernandez (R) waits for a verdict in Fall River, Massachusetts, April 14, 2015.

    Aaron Hernandez, the former star tight end for the New England Patriots, was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder. NBCNews reports.

  • NFL's PR problem

    Nike has suspended its contract with NFL running back Adrian Peterson. Rick Horrow, Horrow Sports Ventures, discusses the challenges facing the league.

  • Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings warms up prior to a game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome on September 7, 2014 in St. Louis, Missouri

    CNBC's Dominic Chu provides insight to Nike's statement over why it suspended its contract with NFL running back Adrian Peterson.

  • The steep cost of skiing

    Rob Katz, Vail Resorts Chairman and CEO, discusses ski lift prices, and opportunities for skiers to save money.

  • Vail saves Park City

    Vail Resorts bought Park City Mountain ski resort for $182 million. CNBC's Jane Wells speaks to Rob Katz, Vail Resorts Chairman and CEO, about the benefit to the community there.

  • Battle of the slopes

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports Talisker and PCMR are refusing access to each other's half of the mountain in Park City, which could threaten the ski season there.

  • Park City: Mountain divided

    CNBC's Jane Wells looks at how a dispute over a lapsed lease has jeopardized ski season at one of Park City's most popular resorts.