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  • COLUMN-History of controls on U.S. oil exports: Kemp Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 23- On Oct. 20, 1973, King Faisal of Saudi Arabia imposed a total embargo on oil shipments to the United States among other countries in response to their support for Israel during the Arab-Israeli war. Following the U.S. mid-term elections next month, Congress will take up the issue again, a debate that would benefit from an understanding of the history...

  • Fashion icon mourned in Dominican homeland Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:12 AM ET

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic— Designer Oscar de la Renta was mourned Tuesday in the Dominican Republic as a native son who brought glamour and prestige to a largely poor country better known for baseball and beaches than elegant evening wear. De la Renta was born in the Dominican Republic in 1932 and left the Caribbean country at age 18. At the time of his...

  • Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82 Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 12:20 AM ET

    NEW YORK— At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs. De la Renta, who dressed first ladies, socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, died Monday...

  • Lewinsky calls for end to culture of cyberbullying Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— Monica Lewinsky says she was "patient zero" in a cyberbullying epidemic that has since been blamed for teen suicides and celebrity exploitation. The former White House intern spoke in Philadelphia at Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 Summit. She says she was inspired to act after the 2010 suicide of a Rutgers University student whose roommate used a...

  • Obama and the Midterms: What's at stake? Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    And yet to White House aides, it sure beats the alternative— a Republican takeover of the Senate. "Who sets the agenda in the Senate matters in a big way," said Dan Pfeiffer, Obama's senior adviser. If Republicans take the Senate, Pfeiffer predicted a "doubling down on the Ted Cruz, shutdown, hostage-taking" approach to government.

  • *1st export of Alaskan crude to South Korea in more than a decade. NEW YORK/ SEOUL, Sept 30- The first U.S. export of Alaskan crude to South Korea in more than a decade set sail at the weekend, according to a company source and shipping data, marking another milestone as booming shale oil output forces domestic drillers to seek new customers.

  • *1st export of Alaskan crude to South Korea in more than a decade. NEW YORK/ SEOUL, Sept 30- The first U.S. export of Alaskan crude to South Korea in more than a decade set sail at the weekend, according to a company source and shipping data, marking another milestone as booming shale oil output forces domestic drillers to seek new customers.

  • Jack Ma at CGI: Mobile the opportunity     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:47 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood discusses some of the highlights from the Clinton Global Initiative, including Alibaba founder Jack Ma's comments on innovation in the mobile space.

  • Clinton: Profits won't be priority No. 1 in future Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 1:29 PM ET
    Former President Bill Clinton speaks with Becky Quick at the CGI 2014 annual meeting in New York.

    Bill Clinton predicts corporations will someday care less about maximizing profits and more about employees and society.

  • Former President Bill Clinton discusses Scotland's recent vote for independence, with CNBC's Becky Quick. Pres. Clinton was sympathetic of those who voted for independence, but strongly in favor for those who voted to stay.

  • Former President Bill Clinton discussed tax inversions; ISIS strategy and corporate responsibility, with CNBC's Becky Quick. The "Squawk Alley" crew provides perspective.

  • What Pres. Clinton would fix with $40 billion     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick speaks to former President Bill Clinton about issues globally and in the U.S. that could be fixed with $40 billion. Education; universal access to rapid broadband and job opportunities are some of the issues he would like to fix.

  • Former President Bill Clinton says he has no problem with the current inversion rules, but Washington needs a bipartisan solution to reform corporate taxes.

  • Pres. Clinton's tax inversion view     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    "We need to reform the tax system," says former President Bill Clinton expressing his position on corporate tax inversions.

  • CNBC's Becky Quick speaks to former President Bill Clinton about the state of the U.S. economy. Clinton explains why the middle class has stagnated and gives three reasons why medium income has not improved.

  • Bill Clinton: Obama strategy can succeed     Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick speaks to former President Bill Clinton speaks about the bombing of ISIS and Obama's strategy in Iraq. Clinton says the he thinks the fight will last, however it does not mean a prolonged land war.

  • High-profile NY event shows Clinton's 'elite' image Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 8:34 AM ET
    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attend the opening ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum, May 15, 2014 in New York City.

    Seen by critics as a close ally of the elite, Hillary Clinton will have to appeal to middle class voters amid criticism that she is out of touch.

  • *Britain implores Scotland to stay, offers more powers. *Polling stations open at 0600 GMT on Thursday. EDINBURGH, Sept 17- On the eve of Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands of wavering Scottish voters as opinion polls showed supporters of the 307- year union just a whisker ahead of secessionists.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Kenny G, the best-selling jazz musician who once played at President Bill Clinton's inaugural ball, wakes up every morning to Starbucks. Instead, the man whose real name is Kenny Gorelick obsessively checks the company's stock price.

  • ANKARA, Aug 8- Tayyip Erdogan is set to secure his place in history as Turkey's first popularly-elected president on Sunday, but his tightening grip on power has polarised the nation, worried Western allies and raised fears of creeping authoritarianism.