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  • Reports of 25 injuries at German theater

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports on 25 injuries at a German theater that may have been caused by pepper spray or tear gas after shots were fired, and the shooter has been fatally subdued.

  • A man walks through the rubble of destroyed houses after a tornado in Funing, in Yancheng, in China's Jiangsu province on June 23, 2016.

    A tornado, hail storms and driving rain killed at least 78 people and injured some 500 in eastern China on Thursday.

  • Reports: Shots in German theater, situation ended

    Reports say a man with a gun entered a theater and shots were fired in Germany, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen.

  • Sanjay Valvani (L) departs Federal Court after a hearing following his arrest in New York, U.S., June 15, 2016.

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that former Visium fund manager charged with insider trading, Sanjay Valvani, was found dead in an apparent suicide, according to Dow Jones.

  • Air National Guard C-130 Hercules dropping water last week during a fire-fighting training mission in Southern California.

    A deadly heat wave sent temperatures soaring across the Southwest again and forecasters warned the mercury could hit anywhere from 120 to 125 degrees.

  • Cameron, Corbyn on killing of Jo Cox

    British PM David Cameron and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn make a joint statement on the murder of MP Jo Cox. It's a tragedy beyond tragedy, says Corbyn.

  • Floral tributes and candles are placed by a picture of slain Labour MP Jo Cox at a vigil in Parliament square in London on June 16, 2016. Cox died today after a shock daylight street attack, throwing campaigning for the referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union into disarray just a week before the crucial vote.

    Campaigns for the Brexit referendum are suspended following the shooting death of British parliament member Jo Cox, reports NBC News' Bill Neely.

  • *Japan burning record amounts of coal after Fukushima disaster. *Study warns of risk of huge writedowns of Japan coal assets. TOKYO, June 17- As most developed economies turn their back on coal, Japan is burning record amounts for electricity generation and plans to use even more of the dirtiest fossil fuel to fill the gap after the Fukushima disaster paralysed its...

  • Jo Cox dies during public duty: What we know

    CNBC's Wilfred Frost reports on the death of UK member of Parliament from the Labour Party Jo Cox.

  • UK Parliament member dead after being shot

    UK member of Parliament from the Labour Party Jo Cox has died after being shot, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • British member of Parliament shot

    CNBC's Wilfred Frost reports UK member of Parliament from the Labour Party Jo Cox has been shot and is in critical condition.

  • Body of toddler attacked by alligator recovered

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports that the remains of the toddler grabbed by an alligator at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort have been recovered.

  • Investigating horrific attack: Orlando official

    FBI Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge Ron Hopper says the investigation into many leads is ongoing after the Orlando massacre.

  • Alligator attacks toddler

    An alligator attacked a toddler at the Walt Disney World Resort, and the search continues, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 14- Suncor Energy Inc has told employees the massive wildfire that struck northern Alberta in May will cost the company nearly C $1 billion, two sources at Canada's largest crude producer said on Tuesday. The wildfire, which forced the evacuation of the oil sands hub of Fort McMurray, also shuttered operations at facilities owned by Suncor...

  • FRANKFURT, June 15- German insurer Allianz expects the technology underpinning virtual currency bitcoin to encourage trading in catastrophe bonds, which transfer the risk of natural disasters such as hurricances to investors. Allianz, Europe's biggest insurer, worked with Bermuda- based investment manager Nephila Capital to test blockchain, or...

  • Sen. Johnson on defeating ISIS

    CNBC's Sara Eisen talks to Senator Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, on the mass shooting in Orlando.

  • Orlando residents Arissa Suarez (L) and Malcom Crawson attend a vigil at Lake Eola Park in Orlando.

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on the investigation in the Orlando nightclub massacre.

  • Pres. Obama to visit Orlando

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama will visit Orlando, Florida on Thursday while the community there gathers in solidarity and law officials continue to search for clues.

  • BRASILIA, June 13- Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA said on Monday that a 20 billion reais civil lawsuit seeking environmental and property damages for last year's deadly Samarco mine disaster has been dismissed. The National Humanitarian Society filed the lawsuit before a federal judge in Rio de Janeiro in December. The settlement was approved by a Brazilian...