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  • *OPEC says to limit output to 32.5 mln bpd. *After reaching group target, OPEC will seek non-member support. NEW YORK, Sept 28- Oil prices settled up nearly 6 percent on Wednesday after OPEC sources said the group has struck a deal to limit crude output at its policy meeting in November, its first agreement to cut production since the market crashed two years ago on...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 28- Oil prices jumped as much as 6 percent on Wednesday after OPEC sources said the group has reached a deal to limit crude output at its policy meeting in November, a source for the producer group said. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed to limit production to 32.5 million barrels per day, OPEC sources said after talks...

  • WASHINGTON— Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. There were 10,854 air rage incidents reported by airlines worldwide last year, up from 9,316 incidents in 2014, according to the International Air Transport Association.

  • More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hillary Clinton the likely benefactor. But Donald Trump is showing strength in Iowa and Maine, states won by Barack Obama in the last two elections. Hillary Clinton is appealing to young voters in New Hampshire, promising to give...

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— The Latest on investors calling on North Carolina to repeal the law that limits LGBT protections against discrimination:. Pat McCrory says it's the "height of hypocrisy" for investors whom he describes as " New York hedge fund billionaires" to tell North Carolina what to do about a law that limits LGBT protections against discrimination.

  • A U.S. National guard soldier accepts a hug from protester as people march through downtown to protest the police shooting of Keith Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 22, 2016.

    The mayor of Charlotte lifted the citywide curfew after protests over the shooting of Keith Scott were largely peaceful, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump's status as a Washington outsider fuels his fiery populism and also is helping to shield him from the scrutiny House Republicans are devoting to Hillary Clinton, a former U.S. senator and secretary of state. The GOP- led, subpoena-wielding Oversight and Government Reform Committee isn't investigating Trump's business dealings, his...

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— Duke Energy Corp. has agreed to pay a $6 million fine for a big spill that coated the Dan River with liquefied coal ash in 2014, North Carolina's environment agency said Friday. The spill coated 70 miles of the river on the North Carolina- Virginia border in more than 30,000 tons of sludge after a pipe burst at a holding pit at Duke Energy's power plant in...

  • Saudi Arabia has offered to reduce oil production if rival Iran caps its own output this year, sources familiar with the discussions told Reuters as Riyadh seeks an OPEC deal to curtail supply and boost prices. The offer, yet to be accepted or rejected by Tehran, was made this month, the sources told Reuters ahead of three-day talks in Algeria beginning Monday...

  • Call for calm in Charlotte

    Erik Spanberg, Charlotte Business Journal, discusses how the recent unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina is impacting business.

  • A U.S. National guard soldier accepts a hug from protester as people march through downtown to protest the police shooting of Keith Scott in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 22, 2016.

    Police chose not to enforce a curfew prompted by two nights of riots that engulfed the city after a black man was shot to death by a police officer.

  • Charlotte protests largely peaceful

    For the third night protesters took to the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina to pressure police to release video that could resolve different accounts of the shooting of a black man, reports NBC News' Sarah Rosario.

  • State of Emergency declared in Charlotte after violent protests

    NBC's Jay Gray reports the latest details of the State of Emergency in Charlotte, N.C. following violent protests and a fatal police shooting.

  • Protesters attend a demonstration against police brutality in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 21, 2016, following the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott the previous day.

    Protests erupt in Charlotte, North Carolina, after the fatal shooting of a black man by police. Here are some images of the unrest.

  • Chaos in Charlotte

    Robert Johnson, billionaire entrepreneur, chairman & founder RLJ Companies weighs in on the violent protests in Charlotte and his views on democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

  • A police officer in riot gear stands near a damaged storefront September 21, 2016 in downtown Charlotte, NC.

    NBC’s Sarah Rosario with the latest on the state of emergency declaring in Charlotte after violent protests.

  • CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Charlotte police say man shot during Wednesday night protests has died and homicide investigation has been launched.

  • WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.— Hillary Clinton is reserving $30 million in digital advertising as she seeks to connect with young voters. Seeking to reach young voters— including young African-Americans and Latinos— they'll be placing ads on outlets like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, CNN, Vice, Spotify, Pandora, Univision, Telemundo, BET and The Root. The campaign is also...

  • Police and protesters carry a seriously wounded protester into the parking area of the the Omni Hotel during a march to protest the death of Keith Scott September 21, 2016 in Carolina.

    NBC News' Sarah Rosario reports there was a second night of violent protests in Charlotte, North Carolina following the fatal shooting of Keith Scott.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Colonial Pipeline Co said its main gasoline line, Line 1, was safely restarted and returned to service on Wednesday after its biggest leak in nearly two decades squeezed supply and led to increased prices at the pump in the Southeast United States. The damaged section of the 1.3 million-barrel-a-day line that connects the refining hub of the...