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*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.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. and African companies and the World Bank on Tuesday pledged more than $17 billion in investments in construction, energy and information technology projects in Africa to showcase U.S. economic interest in the fast-growing region.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- U.S. companies pledged new investment in Africa on Tuesday as part of $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects to be unveiled by U.S.
WASHINGTON, Aug 5- President Barack Obama will announce on Tuesday that U.S. businesses have committed to investing $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and information technology projects across Africa, a White House official said.
WASHINGTON, Aug 1- Few people in Washington believe Republicans will try to impeach President Barack Obama.
Richard Mellon Scaife, the grand-nephew of Andrew Mellon, has died.
Obama topped a new Quinnipiac University national poll that asked respondents whom they thought has been the worst president since WWII.
"Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory discusses the Clinton family's preparedness to discuss their wealth.
NEW YORK, June 25- Television journalist Diane Sawyer will be stepping down as the anchor of the nightly newscast " ABC World News," but will continue working for the network, doing specials and interviews, ABC News President James Goldston announced on Wednesday.
LONDON, June 16- Venezuela wants to increase oil supplies to the United States to regain some of the market share it lost over the past decade as Caracas sees the U.S. boom in light oil from shale as a chance to raise heavy-crude exports, the country's oil minister said.
Blackstone exec Bruce Wrobel did well and wanted to do good—and that may have had tragic consequences.
NEW YORK, June 2- As U.S. health regulators consider what rules to impose on electronic cigarettes, in their tally of costs and benefits they have placed a value on the lost pleasure consumers may suffer if they used the products less or not at all.
The two new nominees to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors are expected to push for an expanded Fed role in managing the U.S. economy.
President Barack Obama praised the new Sept. 11 museum on Thursday as "a sacred place of healing and of hope."
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin previews his interview with Timothy Geithner, former United States Secretary of Treasury, on his new book about the financial crisis.
The former Citigroup chairman and CEO also tells CNBC that banking regulators should not be adversaries of the companies they oversee.
Super PACs for and against a Hillary 2016 campaign are already hard at work, even though she has not formally decided to run yet.
A top U.S. senator said a government office has the power to approve limited petroleum exports, and partly bypass a 40-year crude export ban.