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  • PORTLAND, Maine— Interstate fishing regulators are working on a new plan to manage the monkfish fishery on the East Coast. The New England Fishery Management Council has initiated a plan to create new fishing specifications for the fish for the next three years. Fishermen catch monkfish from Maine to North Carolina, though most are brought ashore in...

  • John Stumpf faced more bipartisan outrage from the House Financial Services Committee, following a grilling he received last week from a Senate panel. U.S. and California regulators have fined San Francisco- based Wells Fargo $185 million, saying bank employees trying to meet sales targets, opened up to 2 million fake deposit and credit card accounts without...

  • Sept 29- BBX Capital Corp, a Florida company once known as BankAtlantic Bancorp, and its ex-chief executive have won a new trial in a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission accusing them of defrauding investors before the 2008 financial crisis. "While the decision leaves open the possibility of a new trial, it decimates any ability of the SEC to win,"...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- Despite their current world of glamour, not everyone with a Hollywood ending grew up in glitz. For the latest installment of Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few of those who have triumphed about their decidedly non- Hollywood first gigs. I had to drive a five-ton cube truck around to places like Santa Fe and Taos and Los Alamos, and many times I...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- Despite their current world of glamour, not everyone with a Hollywood ending grew up in glitz. For the latest installment of Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few of those who have triumphed about their decidedly non- Hollywood first gigs. I had to drive a five-ton cube truck around to places like Santa Fe and Taos and Los Alamos, and many times I...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- Despite their current world of glamour, not everyone with a Hollywood ending grew up in glitz. For the latest installment of Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few of those who have triumphed about their decidedly non- Hollywood first gigs. I had to drive a five-ton cube truck around to places like Santa Fe and Taos and Los Alamos, and many times I...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 29- Despite their current world of glamour, not everyone with a Hollywood ending grew up in glitz. For the latest installment of Reuters' "First Jobs" series, we talked to a few of those who have triumphed about their decidedly non- Hollywood first gigs. I had to drive a five-ton cube truck around to places like Santa Fe and Taos and Los Alamos, and many times I...

  • 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 struck a deal to limit crude output at its policy meeting in November, its first agreement to cut production since 2008 and after the market crashed on oversupply.

  • *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.

  • Donald Trump says he saved former Miss Universe Alicia Machado's job by shaming her into losing weight. Trump told Fox News host Bill O'Reilly Wednesday night that he "saved her job because they wanted to fire her for putting on so much weight." Donald Trump wants to know how many Christian conservatives are backing him in Iowa.

  • 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.