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  • 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.

  • LOS ANGELES— A pipeline company responsible for spilling more than 120,000 gallons of oil on the California coast failed to prevent corrosion in its pipes, detect the rupture or respond swiftly as crude streamed toward the ocean, federal regulators said Thursday. Plains All American Pipeline operators working remotely in Texas had turned off an alarm that...

  • 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...

  • HOUSTON— With clay soil and tabletop-flat terrain, Houston has endured flooding for generations. Its 1,700 miles of man-made channels struggle to dispatch storm runoff to the Gulf of Mexico. The latest calamity occurred April 18, killing eight people and causing tens of millions of dollars in damage.

  • 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 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 C $6...

  • 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...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 18- Hot and dry weather and strong winds were expected to push a massive wildfire near Fort McMurray, Alberta eastward on Wednesday, threatening facilities and work camps in the prized oil sands region. The latest forecast showed temperatures were expected to reach a high of 24 Celsius in the Fort McMurray area on Wednesday, though there was...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 17- A massive wildfire raged near Fort McMurray, Alberta on Tuesday and threatened major oil sands production facilities, forcing the evacuation of thousands of workers and prolonging a shutdown that cut Canadian oil output by 1 million barrels a day. The fire jumped a critical firebreak late Monday where plants and trees had been removed...

  • May 17- A massive wildfire burning around the Canadian oil sands hub of Fort McMurray was growing on Tuesday, extending a shutdown at major oil sites that has cut daily production by more than 1 million barrels, officials said. The sudden movement of the fire prompted the evacuation of some 4,000 people from work camps outside Fort McMurray, with all northbound...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 17- A massive wildfire around the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta, moved toward energy production facilities on Tuesday, extending a shutdown that has led to lost Canadian output of one million barrels a day. "This is quite an unexpected u-turn in events," said Jackie Forrest, vice president of energy research at ARC Financial Corp. "It's...

  • LOS ANGELES— A Texas pipeline company that spilled more than 140,000 gallons of crude oil on the California coast last year was indicted on dozens of criminal charges in the disaster that closed popular beaches and killed sea lions and birds, prosecutors said Tuesday. Plains All American Pipeline and one of its employees face 46 counts of state law violations...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, May 17- Canadian energy producers were hit with fresh disruptions on Tuesday after a massive wildfire burning around the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta, shifted north, forcing the evacuation of about 4,000 people from work camps. TransAlta Corp's Poplar Creek cogeneration power plant, which provides power to Suncor, was also shut by...

  • May 17- Canadian energy producers were hit with fresh disruptions on Tuesday after a massive wildfire burning around the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta, shifted north, forcing the evacuation of about 4,000 people from work camps. The sudden movement of the fire prompted the evacuation of some 4,000 people from work camps outside Fort McMurray, with all...