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  • BRASILIA, Aug 7- A judge in Brazil has temporarily suspended criminal proceedings against 22 people and four companies accused of killing 19 people in the 2015 Samarco mine disaster, over the legality of phone intercepts between executives involved and other evidence. Vale SA and BHP Billiton, joint owners of the Samarco iron ore mine, are among those accused of...

  • MOSCOW, Aug 7- Rescue teams were still searching on Monday for eight workers missing in a flooded underground mine owned by Russian diamond miner Alrosa after one miner was rescued over the weekend. Parts of the "Mir" mine in the remote Yakutia region of eastern Siberia flooded on Friday when water seeped in from an open-cast mine above it. Alrosa chief executive...

  • Elite Residences Tower on fire in Dubai Marina on August 4, 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    A huge fire tore through one of the world’s tallest residential buildings in Dubai on early Friday, according to Reuters. No injuries were reported, the BBC said.

  • Adventure Capitalists Season 2 Tease

    Adventure Capitalists is back for another season of globetrotting! And this time, Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson East joins former NFL linebacker Dhani Jones and former world-champion freestyle skier Jeremy Bloom on a tour of extreme locations as the trio tests and potentially invests in products meant for the great outdoors. Season Premiere October 10 | 10P ET/PT

  • Jay joins his car-loving friends to explore the different reasons why cars make them so happy. Whether it’s in a station wagon, off the edge of a cliff, or closer to home… these stories show just how loved a car can be. All New Jay Leno's Garage Wednesdays 10P ET/PT

  • Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with members of the Constituent Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela August 2, 2017.

    Nicolas Maduro is building his brand of populism by celebrating each time the U.S. punishes officials for abuses, ProPublica reports.

  • The Filthy Rich Guide Returns August 22

    A fast-paced guide to how the .00001 percent spend their money. This series is an inside look at a world where the party never ends, the cash always flows and the toys are the biggest in the world. The Filthy Rich Guide Returns August 22 | Tuesday 10P ET/PT

  • Next on | American Greed: Wine, Women and Fraud

    John Fox steals millions from rich wine clients, and blows the money on fast cars and faster hookups -- until he falls prey to a sextortion scheme. All New American Greed Mondays 10P ET/PT

  • Next on | Jay Leno's Garage: Hand Made

    Jay explores the dying art of handmade automobile design and proves that each vehicle is as unique as the builder’s own fingerprints. All New Jay Leno's Garage Wednesdays 10P ET/PT

  • Next on | The Profit: Marijuana Millions

    As more states legalize pot, The Profit’s Marcus Lemonis goes inside the booming marijuana industry for a fascinating look at this controversial and increasingly sophisticated $30 billion business. Premieres August 8 | Tuesday 10P ET/PT

  • Next on | American Greed:Red Carpet Rip-Off

    Musician Donald "Ski" Johnson uses his Jazz for Life foundation to make empty promises that leaves generous donors feeling scammed when his bogus trips to the Grammy Awards turn into red carpet nightmares. All New American Greed Mondays 10P ET/PT

  • Damage to thousands of cars in dealership lots across Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and other states are just some of the weather-related losses that have been hitting U.S. property insurers particularly hard in the first half of this year. "It got everything on the car- roofs, sides, mirrors and back glasses," said Ronnie Cohen, new car director of Subaru of Plano,...

  • Damage to thousands of cars in dealership lots across Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and other states are just some of the weather-related losses that have been hitting U.S. property insurers particularly hard in the first half of this year. "It got everything on the car- roofs, sides, mirrors and back glasses," said Ronnie Cohen, new car director of Subaru of Plano,...

  • Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

    Bennington is survived by his wife and six children

  • Next on | Jay Leno's Garage: Child at Heart

    In this episode, Jay meets car lovers who never want to grow up! He hangs out with celebrity gearheads Michael Strahan and Josh Duhamel as they surprise a very special little kid. Then, he drives a four-story, motorized fire-breathing dinosaur. He does all this in an effort to find out the magical things that can happen when you just let go! All New Jay Leno's Garage Wednesdays 10P ET/PT

  • Next on | The Profit: Zoe's Chocolate Co.

    A family-owned chocolate shop was started by three siblings in support of their chocolatier father. Despite circumstances becoming desperate, the family is resistant to change. If Marcus can’t help Zoe's market themselves properly and expand their product line, this business will face a bitter end. The Profit All New Tuesdays 10P ET/PT

  • Next on | American Greed:Art Schlichter: All American Fraud

    Former quarterback Art Schlichter was once a living legend at Ohio State University. But when he sinks into a gambling addiction, he throws it all away becoming a fast-talking con artist whose only game is looking for the next score. All New Mondays 10P ET/PT

  • *Flooding in Peru caused $3.1 bln in economic losses. FRANKFURT, July 18- Insurers paid out around $19.5 billion for natural disaster claims in the first half of 2017, almost 40 percent less than the year-earlier payout of $32 billion, reinsurer Munich Re said on Tuesday. The single costliest catastrophe was flooding in Peru in February and March, which caused...

  • LIMA, July 18- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Perus civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami and no immediate damage. The quake, which was initially measured by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at 6.3, was 44 km deep and centred 194 km southwest of Puquio,...

  • LIMA, July 18- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck off the coast of Peru on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, though Perus Civil defense institute Indeci said there was no risk of a tsunami. The quake, which was initially measured by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center at 6.3, was 44 km deep and centred 194 km southeast of Puquio, Peru, the USGS said.