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  • CALGARY/ TORONTO, May 23- Authorities in Canada lifted evacuation orders on Monday for all work camps and some additional oil facilities that had been shuttered when a massive wildfire threatened the nation's energy hub, a significant step for companies eager to restart production. Municipal authorities for the oil town said a "phased re-entry" was authorized...

  • CALGARY/ TORONTO, May 23- Authorities in Canada lifted evacuation orders on Monday for more work camps and oil facilities that had been shuttered when a massive wildfire threatened the nation's energy hub, bringing more good news for companies eager to restart production. Municipal authorities for the oil town said a "phased re-entry" was authorized for at...

  • A320 goes down off Egypt

    Denny Kelly, Kelly James and Associates Principal, and Col. Jack Jacobs (Ret.), U.S. Army, discuss the investigation into EgyptAir 804's disappearance.

  • Nothing is confirmed: France foreign minister

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Charles de Gaulle airport on the latest updates on the disappearance of EgyptAir 804.

  • Catastrophic loss of aircraft control: Bethune on EgyptAir

    Gordon Bethune, CNBC Contributor and former Continental Airlines CEO, discusses the disappearance of EgyptAir 804.

  • Terror expert on EgyptAir: All signs so far indicate terrorism

    Colin Clarke, Rand Corp. terrorism analyst, discusses the EgyptAir 804 disappearance.

  • French authorities focused on EgyptAir victims' families

    CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Charles de Gaulle airport where EgyptAir 804 departed about the flight's disappearance.

  • EgyptAir final moments

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest details from U.S. intelligence on the EgyptAir 804 crash.

  • EgyptAir suggested explosion cause 'unclear' -US intelligence

    NBC's Kelly Cobiella reports the latest details on the EgyptAir crash including imagery suggesting there was an explosion.

  • A relative of passenger onboard missing EgyptAir flight MS804 cries at Cairo International Airport as she tries to receive information in Cairo, Egypt on May 19, 2016.

    NBC News Investigations reporting sources in U.S. intelligences are saying that imagery from the area where EgyptAir 804 disappeared stongly indicates there was an explosion.

  • EgyptAir: Authorities say wreckage found

    EgyptAir says the wreckage of the missing aircraft has been found near a Greek island, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Former NTSB Chair Deborah Hersman, discusses the search and recovery process.

  • CNBC update: EgyptAir families gather

    An EgyptAir plane crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. CNBC's Sue Herera reports families rushed to the Cairo airport where the plane was expected to arrive.

  • CNBC's Sue Herera reports CBS legend Morley Safer has died.

  • Very supportive of TSA: Jim Hall

    Rescue teams are searching near a Greek island for missing EgyptAir Flight 804 that has 66 people on board. James Hall, former NTSB Chairman, provides perspective on these kind of searches.

  • Greek official: Items believed from plane

    Egyptian authorities will address comments from the spokesman for the Greek military that told Greek TV two objects have been found in the water. CNBC's Hadley Gamble has the details.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 18- Evacuees who fled a wildfire in northern Alberta two weeks ago may be allowed to return home as soon as June 1, officials said on Wednesday, as the massive blaze continued to shutter oil production north of Fort McMurray. Poor air quality in the Alberta city still poses a serious threat, officials said, delaying the return of the more than...

  • May 18- The United States is considering whether to reign in a subsidy on coal mine cleanup costs and in so doing shield taxpayers from those liabilities, a leading regulator for the mining industry said on Wednesday. Environmentalists have warned officials that coal-producing states in the west left the self-bonding program open to abuse and the Office of...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 18- Evacuees who fled a wildfire in northern Alberta two weeks ago will learn on Wednesday when they may be allowed to return home, as the blaze continued to shutter oil production north of Fort McMurray. More than 90,000 evacuated from Fort McMurray and the surrounding area on May 3 and 4 as a huge wildfire hit the city in the heart of Canada's...

  • OTTAWA, May 18- Canada will have to set aside more money to deal with natural disasters like wildfires, storms and floods as climate change starts to bite, the head of the country's property insurance industry group said on Wednesday. A wildfire sweeping through the heavily forested oil sands region of Alberta near the town of Fort McMurray could eventually cost...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 18- Hot and dry weather and strong winds were expected to push a massive wildfire burning near Fort McMurray, Alberta eastward on Wednesday, threatening facilities and work camps in Canada's prized oil sands region. The fire earlier in the month incinerated parts of Fort McMurray and forced the evacuation of the western Canadian city's...