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  • EXCLUSIVE-RESTAURANT BRANDS INTERNATIONAL INC NEARS DEAL TO ACQUIRE POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN INC- SOURCES.

  • White House denies report revealing plans to round up unauthorized immigrants

    The Trump administration is denying an AP report outlining plans to use National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants.

  • LONDON, Feb 17- The recent history of the zinc market has been one of reality trumping great expectations. Everyone loves the zinc narrative of pending supply crunch. Big mines such as Century in Australia and Lisheen in Ireland have closed.

  • KAPLAN SAYS RAISING RATES SOONER WILL REDUCE LIKELIHOOD FED WILL BE BEHIND CURVE ON INFLATION.

  • Shares of Atlanta- based Popeyes moved sharply higher on the news in afternoon trading. RBI and Popeyes have yet to agree on a deal price, and there is no certainty that negotiations will continue, the people said. Popeyes shares jumped 14 percent in New York, reaching a record $75.30 and giving the company a market capitalization of around $1.6 billion.

  • Feb 8- Packaging Corp of America said an explosion at its DeRidder, Louisiana, paper mill resulted in the death of three contract workers on Tuesday. The incident occurred while annual repair work was being performed on piping in the mill area, the company said. Packaging Corp said the cause of the incident was under investigation.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- The U.S. Energy Department said on Wednesday it will sell 10 million barrels of oil from the government's emergency crude reserve in late February. The reserve, a series of heavily guarded underground salt caverns along the coast in Texas and Louisiana, currently holds about 690 million barrels of mostly sour oil, a type containing high sulfur...

  • WASHINGTON/ HOUSTON, Feb 8- Native American groups said they would step up efforts to block the development of energy infrastructure across the United States to prevent future water contamination and damage to sacred land, following the defeat for the Standing Rock Sioux in its battle against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline. In states including Texas,...

  • President Donald Trump holds up a statue he received as a gift while meeting with county sheriffs in the Oval Office of the White House on February 7, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour.

  • Eshon Trosclair holds her son Camron Chapital after a tornado tore through home while they were inside the New Orleans East neighborhood in New Orleans, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.

    At least four tornadoes ripped across Louisiana on Tuesday as a violent weather system barreled across the South, USA Today reports.

  • HOUSTON, Feb 6- Shell Oil Co, the U.S. unit of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, said on Monday it expects to divide the refineries and other assets of the Motiva Enterprises joint venture with co-owner Saudi Aramco in the second quarter of 2017.. Shell and Saudi Aramco said in March 2016 they would divide up the 20- year-old joint venture, which operates three refineries,...

  • Feb 3- U.S. energy regulators late on Thursday approved construction of Energy Transfer Partners LP's Rover natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to Ontario, according to a filing made available on Friday. President Donald Trump appointed Cheryl LaFleur as acting chair, which prompted Norman Bay, the former chairman, to announce he would step down on Feb. 3,...

  • This state offers record job openings in construction....

    CNBC's Kate Rogers checks out job opportunities in The Pelican State.

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries- Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen- and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • NEW ORLEANS, Jan 29- U.S. auto dealers gathered for their annual convention in New Orleans said they want President Donald Trump to ease federal regulation of vehicle emissions and consumer lending, reversing action taken by his predecessor. Former President Barack Obama enacted rules requiring automakers to roughly double the average fuel efficiency of...

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries- Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen- and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • NEW ORLEANS, Jan 29- U.S. auto dealers gathered for their annual convention in New Orleans said they want President Donald Trump to ease federal regulation of vehicle emissions and consumer lending, reversing action taken by his predecessor. Former President Barack Obama enacted rules requiring automakers to roughly double the average fuel efficiency of...

  • NEW ORLEANS, Jan 26- Chinese automaker Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd, the owner of Volvo cars, plans to roll out its mid-priced Lynk& Co brand in the United States and Europe in early 2019, but cautioned those plans could change if U.S. Senior vice president Alain Visser said Geely planned to launch the Lynk& Co brand in San Francisco and Berlin before expanding...

  • NEW YORK/ MONTREAL, Jan 25- A portfolio manager from an influential shareholder has thrown her support behind a plan to put railroad industry veteran Hunter Harrison into CSX Corp's CEO chair with the help of an activist investor. Harrison, 72, the outgoing chief executive of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, is partnering with activist investor Paul Hilal's new...