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  • SANTIAGO, Sept 16- A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, shaking buildings in the capital city of Santiago and flooding some coastal areas under a tsunami warning. At least three people were killed by the quake about 280 km north of Santiago, the biggest earthquake since 2010 to hit the world's top copper producer.

  • SANTIAGO, Sept 16- A magnitude 8.3 earthquake hit off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, shaking buildings in the capital city of Santiago and generating a tsunami warning for Chile and Peru. Chile's government urged residents to evacuate the coastline. Hazardous tsunami waves from the quake were possible along the coasts of Chile and Peru within the next several...

  • One of the keys to keeping carbon emissions flat in 2014 was significantly lower coal consumption in China, the world's top greenhouse gas emitter: a 2.9 per cent drop, reported in preliminary Chinese data in February. It was the first fall in coal use by China this century. But in May, China's National Bureau of Statistics released a China Statistical Abstract, not...

  • UPDATE 1-Canaccord Genuity names Daniel Daviau as CEO Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    Sept 11- Canadian financial services firm Canaccord Genuity Group Inc appointed Daniel Daviau as its chief executive, effective Oct. 1. He joined Canaccord after the Canaccord/Genuity merger in 2010.. Daviau replaces David Kassie, who took over as CEO in April following the death of Paul Reynolds.

  • That is, of course, if China carries on allowing capital to flee, far from a certainty. China logged its biggest-ever fall in foreign exchange reserves in August, down $93.9 billion last month to $3.557 trillion as it battled a slide in the yuan prompted by capital flight, People's Bank of China data showed on Monday. How, for how long and under what rules of engagement...

  • TOKYO, Sept 4- Japanese Economy Minister Akira Amari said on Friday support was building for a ministerial meeting to be held on on a delayed Pacific Rim trade pact and conclude the deal before a general election in Canada. Trade ministers from the 12 nations negotiating a Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would cover 40 percent of the global economy, failed to...

  • ZURICH, Sept 3- A ship built by the CIA for a secret Cold War mission in 1974 to raise a sunken Soviet sub is heading to the scrap yard, a victim of the slide in oil prices. Christened the Hughes Glomar Explorer, after billionaire Howard Hughes was brought in on the CIA's deception, the 619- foot vessel eventually became part of the fleet of ships used by Swiss company...

  • SAP HANA Vora, as the database query software will be known, aims to give businesses greater insights into the vast volumes of data organisations are collecting from customer feedback, along with sensors installed in products, vehicles and networks. But Europe's biggest software company has to convince its customer base, which includes the world's biggest...

  • Tourists give a big 'aloha' to Hawaii Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Tourists give a big 'aloha' to Hawaii

    Hawaii sets tourism record in July.

  • This Day in History, August 21, 2015 Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 6:16 AM ET
    This Day in History, August 21, 2015

    Among the events that happened on this day in history, in 1959 Hawaii becomes the 50th U.S. state.

  • Failure to agree with Mexico on rules for car-making was a key stumbling block when negotiators fell short of a deal for the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the end of July. Mexican officials have expressed confidence an agreement can be reached in coming weeks, but car manufacturing remains a sticking point and upcoming elections in Canada this year and the...

  • Disney teases 'Finding Dory,' 'Toy Story 4' Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | 1:28 AM ET

    The studio previewed its animation slate and made a number of announcements at the fan convention D23 Expo on Friday.

  • How bleaching poses a threat to Hawaii's coast Saturday, 18 Jul 2015 | 8:44 AM ET
    Plantation Course hole No. 18 at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii

    In Hawaii, a phenomenon known as bleaching is putting its coral reefs in danger.

  • The top 10 states for tourism in 2015 Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | 9:53 AM ET
    States map money

    A look at the top 10 big spenders on state tourism promotion, and how popular they actually are with American vacationers.

  • America's top states to live in 2015 Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:44 PM ET
    Top States 2015 Quality of Life

    Locales that have the lowest crime rates, good health systems and an inclusive society ranked highest in CNBC's annual survey.

  • Minnesota: America's Top State for Business Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:40 PM ET
    St. Paul, Minnesota

    Advances in education, innovation and quality of life, catapulted this state to 1st place in CNBC's annual Top States for Business ranking.

  • The 10 worst states for business in America in '15 Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    n abandoned, graffiti-covered home stands adjacent to occupied properties in the Bywater neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana.

    From states with sluggish economies to the worst education systems, find out what set these locales back to make them the bottom 10.

  • Worst state for business in 2015: Paradise lost Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    Storm clouds over Na Pali coast, Kauai, Hawaii.

    This state may be a great place to live, but it ranked last on CNBC's Top States for Business, due to its high taxes and poor infrastructure.

  • America's most expensive states to live in 2015 Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:30 PM ET

    The 10 costliest states to live in may surprise you. These places put hefty price tags on real estate, utility bills, gas and food prices.

  • 50. Hawaii Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:16 PM ET
    Top States 2015: Hawaii

    Infrastructure and workforce are poor in the Aloha State, and costs are high. But that does buy the nation’s best quality of life.