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  • *Older tankers being booked to store oil, boon for owners. *Last oil storage play seen in 2009. LONDON, Jan 13- Some of the world's biggest oil traders have booked supertankers to store at least 25 million barrels at sea in recent days, seeking to take advantage of the crash in crude prices and make a profit down the line.

  • OIL TRADERS BOOK 12 OIL TANKERS TO STORE CRUDE AT SEA- SHIPPING SOURCES.

  • ADDIS ABABA, Jan 13- Ethiopian Airlines is in talks with Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo to purchase stakes in their carriers and manage them, its chief executive told Reuters. Discussions with Kigali and Kinshasa follow similar deals with Malawi and South Sudan, part of efforts to become a global carrier and put the airline at the heart of travel in...

  • 'Suspicious' blaze, smoke hit NYC & DC subways Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 8:33 AM ET
    Commuters board a Long Island Railroad train, Penn Station, New York City.

    An early morning fire near Penn Station is affecting subway service in the area.

  • West Coast ports near gridlock on stalled talks Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:59 AM ET
    A shipping container is loaded onto a truck at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California.

    Cargo traffic at several of the biggest U.S. West Coast ports has slowed to near gridlock, as union contract talks union remain strained.

  • Airbus takes on China  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says he's not worried about a China slowdown and explains how his company plans to transport Chinese customers more efficiently between cities.

  • Airbus COO talks aircrafts  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says the Airbus A350 is a "great aircraft" that's extremely fuel-efficient, and adds that he is "very proud" of the company's recent deals with Delta Airlines.

  • Airbus COO: Ensuring flight safety  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    John Leahy, COO of Airbus, says his company does everything to ensure flight safety and describes plans to "eject the black box" if a plane is in trouble in order to find out what happened.

  • Airbus COO: Low oil price 'definitely' helps  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    John Leahy, COO of Airbus, is optimistic on falling oil prices for the sector, saying it "definitely does help" the airline industry.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 12- Cargo traffic at several of the biggest U.S. West Coast ports has slowed to near gridlock, negotiators for shipping lines and terminal operators for 29 ports said on Monday as contract talks with the dockworkers' union remain strained. The Pacific Maritime Association said that five of the region's largest ports, including the massive Los...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 12- Online-grocery delivery service Instacart said venture firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers led its latest funding round totalling $220 million. The company will use the cash to grow into new markets, both internationally and in the United States, Chief Executive Officer Apoorva Mehta said in an interview. Unlike grocery-delivery...

  • Jan 12- United Airlines is assessing whether to outsource jobs at airports around the country in a cost-cutting effort that could impact some 2,000 workers. The Chicago- based carrier informed employees Monday that jobs up for review included baggage handlers and gate and customer service agents at 28 airports that are not hubs, ranging from Atlanta to...

  • United Airlines may outsource 2,000 airport jobs Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 6:09 PM ET
    A United Airlines jet at San Francisco International Airport.

    United Airlines is assessing whether to outsource jobs at airports around the country in a cost-cutting effort.

  • Why this start-up puts women behind cab wheels Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 11:49 AM ET
    Nancy, driver for SheTaxis

    SheTaxis, a New York start-up, connects female cab drivers with female passengers.

  • NEW YORK, Jan. 12- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, under pressure to decide whether to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016, has a chance this week to reset his governorship after being stymied all year by national controversies and home-grown fiscal crises. After a difficult year, Christie may "try to regain some momentum and frame his tenure,...

  • MONTREAL/ PARIS, Jan 12- Airbus has begun talks with a European regulator to make ejectable flight recorders available on its two largest models, the A380 and the new A350, potentially making them the first commercial planes to use the technology. The talks with the European Aviation Safety Agency come as global aviation authorities consider recommending the...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 12- U.S. bus companies continued to add daily scheduled routes linking cities around the country in 2014 with a 2.1 percent increase, while airline flights fell 3.5 percent, according to a study released on Monday. According to the study by the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development at DePaul University in Chicago, bus companies...

  • Auto sales outlook for 2015  Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 4:45 AM ET

    Arndt Ellinghorst, senior managing director and head of automotive research at ISI Group, says that short-term fluctuations in oil prices don't have much impact on demand for autos.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 11- Sarah Feinberg, the U.S. secretary of transportation's chief of staff, will lead the nation's railroad regulator as the department works to finalize oil train safety rules, according to an agency email sent on Sunday. Feinberg has also pushed Congress to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, a $302 billion federal kitty meant to finance road...

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 11- The U.S. Department of Transportation will soon be ready to consider lifting restrictions on Mexican trucking firms seeking to operate throughout the United States, Mexico's Communications and Transport Ministry said on Sunday. Mexico and the United States have been locked in a long-running dispute over granting Mexican truckers...

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