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  • Actresses Debbie Reynolds (R) and Carrie Fisher pose in the press room during the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

    A day after the death of her daughter Carrie Fisher, Ms. Reynolds suffered a stroke and died. The actress was 84.

  • Actress Carrie Fisher dies

    Actress Carrie Fisher, who starred as Princess Leia in Star Wars, has passed away at the age of 60.

  • Rescuers search for survivors from the wreckage of the LAMIA airlines charter plane that crashed in the mountains of Cerro Gordo, municipality of La Union, on November 29, 2016.

    Errors by the pilot, airline and Bolivian regulators are to blame for a plane crash in Colombia that killed 71 people, authorities said.

  • *Soybean edged higher on concerns over Argentina drought. The Chicago Board of Trade most-active soybean contract rose 0.1 percent to $9.90 a bushel by 0240 GMT and wheat added 1 percent to $3.97-1/ 4 a bushel and corn gained 0.8 percent to $3.48-1/ 2 a bushel. Heavy rains that pelted parts of Argentina over the weekend did not reach the southeastern part of the...

  • SANTIAGO, Dec 25- A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas, but no fatalities or major damage were reported in the tourism and salmon farming region. Chile's National Emergency Office lifted both the evacuation order and a tsunami watch three hours after the Christmas Day quake struck,...

  • SANTIAGO, Dec 25- A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake jolted southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas, but no fatalities or major damage were reported in the tourism and salmon farming region. Eight mostly small ports in the area were closed, Chile's Navy said. "There was a lot, a lot of movement here, but besides that nothing of note, there...

  • SANTIAGO, Dec 25- A major 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck southern Chile on Sunday, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas in a region known for tourism and salmon farming. Eight mostly small ports in the area were closed, Chile's Navy said. "There was a lot, a lot of movement here, but besides that nothing of note, there weren't houses falling," said Alamiro Vera,...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 23- Peabody Energy Corp failed to explain how it will cover future mine cleanup costs in a reorganization plan filed late Thursday, triggering concerns over the company's use of "self-bonds." Howard Learner, executive director of the Chicago- based Environmental Law& Policy Center, said the reorganization plan dodged the issue of self-bonding,...

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  • Control Risks: Killing won't derail Russia-Turkey rapprochement

    Control Risks Senior Partner Charles Hecker talks about the relationship between Russia and Turkey, in light of the Russian Ambassador’s assassination.

  • Berlin truck attack: The next questions to be answered

    While ISIS has claimed responsibility for the truck attack in Berlin, the question now is who actually did this, says Charles Hecker, senior partner at Control Risks.

  • Explosion rips through fireworks market outside Mexico City

    At least 10 are dead and 60 injured after the blast struck the San Pablito fireworks market in Tultepec, 20 miles north of Mexico City.

  • HOUSTON, Dec 20- Oklahoma is imposing guidelines to reduce the risk of earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing in its oil-rich shale formations, the first rules in the state to target the controversial production technique. The guidelines are aimed at the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province and Sooner Trend Anadarko Basin Canadian and Kingfisher...

  • Police: Truck attack suspect may not be 'right man'

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports on the recent terrorist attack in Berlin including the release of a suspect, with the armed terrorist still at large.

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  • Berlin truck attack kills at least 12

    CNBC's Geoff Cutmore reports German police are continuing their investigation at a crash site in central Berlin where a truck ran into a crowded Christmas market yesterday, killing 12 peope and injuring 48 others.

  • 12 killed in deadly Berlin truck attack

    At least 48 people are injured and 12 dead following what is being called a deliberate attack after a truck drove into a crowded Christmas market in central Berlin.

  • Populism not necessarily bad for markets: Pro

    Stephen Isaacs, chairman of the investment committee at Alvine Capital, compares how populism and terrorism in Europe impact the business community.

  • underlying pragmatism to Erdogan's moves

    Michael Harris, head of research at Renaissance Capital, discusses the political background to the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey.

  • Berlin police: Assume truck was driven into market on purpose

    At least 12 people have died and almost 50 have been injured, after a truck ploughed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin. NBC News has more.