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  • *Chaotic urban growth a factor behind Chennai flooding. NEW DELHI/ BENGALURU, India, Dec 4- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has grand designs to build 100 futuristic' smart' cities in India, but as this week's devastating flooding in Chennai shows, fixing today's accident-prone metropolises appears to be the more pressing task. Similar floods struck Mumbai in 2005...

  • San Bernardino police offices in SWAT gear secure the scene where a mass shooting occurred at the Inland Regional Center on December 2, 2105 in San Bernardino, California.

    Democratic and Republican White House hopefuls voiced their initial reactions to the California shooting that killed more than a dozen people.

  • FIFA officials conspired to corrupt global soccer: Lynch

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on statements from Attorney General Loretta Lynch on the corruption cases against FIFA officials.

  • Police: Suspects fired 76 rounds at police

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports hundreds of tools to make weapons, and thousands of rounds of ammunition were found at the attackers' home in Redlands. Police say they are confident the two shooters are dead.

  • San Bernardino shootings: How it unfolded

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on bombs and thousands of rounds of ammunition discovered at the suspects' home in the San Bernardino shooting and updates the latest findings in the investigation.

  • Do not know motive: LA FBI Director

    FBI Director of the L.A. Office David Bowdich, provides information on the San Bernardino couple that killed 14 people and wounded 21 in a shooting.

  • Attackers had remote-controlled explosive device: Police Chief

    San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan reports on weapons found at the home of the San Bernardino shooters in Redlands. The suspects left behind 12 pipe bombs and more than 2000 rounds of ammunition at their home.

  • 14 dead, 21 wounded: San Bernardino Chief of Police

    San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan provides an update at a news conference on Thursday, after the shooting.

  • Loretta Lynch

    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said violence like the San Bernardino, Calif., has "no place in the U.S.

  • Police officers conduct a manhunt after a mass shooting in San Bernardino, California December 2, 2015.

    Besides Newtown, only four other attacks have ended with larger body counts.

  • CHENNAI, India, Dec 3- The Indian military struggled to evacuate thousands of residents stranded in the southern state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday as the death toll from flooding rose to 269 after the heaviest cloudburst in over a century. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has blamed climate change for the deluge, travelled to Chennai to get a first-hand view of a...

  • CHENNAI, India, Dec 3- Floods that have killed 210 people in southern India began to recede on Thursday, giving rescue teams a chance to evacuate thousands of residents stranded by the heaviest cloudburst in the city of Chennai in over a century. Train services and flights to Chennai, capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, remain cancelled and the navy has...

  • San Bernardino latest: 2 suspects dead

    San Bernardino police chief Jarrod Burguan offers the latest information on today's mass shooting. A man and a woman are dead, and a third person has been detained.

  • LA police officer: Something familiar about these suspects

    Cheryl Dorsey, Los Angeles Police Department, analyzes the latest developments from the mass shooting that occurred in San Bernardino, CA.

  • Fmr. FBI profiler: Will happen again

    Mary Ellen O'Toole, Former FBI profiler, analyzes the San Bernardino mass shooting.

  • San Bernardino resident: In shock over this

    Theresa Holguin, San Bernardino resident, speaks about the Inland Regional Center and reacts to the tragic shootings.

  • Former FBI: An alarming situation

    Bob Strang, Former FBI, joins CNBC to discuss the latest developments in San Bernardino mass shooting.

  • LA FBI office: Severely injured are priority

    David Bowdich, Los Angeles FBI office, addresses the latest developments from the San Bernardino shootings.

  • San Bernardino police chief addresses media questions

    San Bernardino police chief Jarrod Burguan answers questions for media sources.

  • VP for Inland regional center gives details on shooting

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports live from San Bernardino. Keith Nelson, Vice president of the board of trustees for Inland regional center provides insight to the tragic event.