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  • Thales to buy JetBlue's LiveTV unit for $400 mln Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    PARIS, March 13- France's Thales said it agreed on Thursday to buy U.S. carrier JetBlue Airways' LiveTV unit for $400 million to strengthen its position in the high-growth in-flight entertainment business. Europe's largest defence electronics company said it expected to complete the purchase in mid-2014 after gaining regulatory approvals.

  • March 13- JetBlue Airways Corp said it would sell its in-flight entertainment business, LiveTV, to French defence company Thales Group for $400 million.

  • KUALA LUMPUR/ HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 13- U. S. investigators probing the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet believe it may have flown for four hours after losing contact with air traffic controllers, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.

  • KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 13- Search planes found no sign on Thursday of a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft in an area where satellite images had shown debris, taking the as-yet fruitless hunt into the sixth day.

  • *Vietnam, Malaysia send planes to check latest report of debris sighting. At the same time, China heaped pressure on Malaysia to improve its coordination over the search for the Malaysia Airlines plane, which disappeared early on Saturday on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

  • BEIJING, March 13- China's civil aviation chief said on Thursday that there was no proof that floating objects in the South China Sea seen by satellite images were connected to a missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft. "Chinese satellites have found smoke and floating objects...

  • The Highway Trust Fund, which receives money from a federal tax on every gallon of gasoline and diesel fuel sold in the United States, is expected to become insolvent by 2015..

  • Buildings collapse in NYC, killing 2 and injuring 24 Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 6:51 PM ET
    Firefighters from the Fire Department of New York (FDNY) respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan March 12, 2014 in New York City.

    Two buildings collapsed in NYC Wednesday after a gas leak explosion that rattled surrounding buildings and shattered windows, killing two and injuring more than 20.

  • CN Rail CEO says will meet Ottawa's grain shipment target Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 3:07 PM ET

    *Trucker strike in Vancouver causing lumber backlog. TORONTO, March 12- Canadian National Railway Co, the country's biggest railroad operator, said on Wednesday it will meet the federal government's order to ship 500,000 tonnes of grain a week, but its chief executive said there would still be a severe backlog even under ideal conditions.

  • WASHINGTON, March 12- The United States will hold the first test sale of crude from its emergency oil stockpile since 1990, offering a modest 5 million barrels in what some observers saw as a subtle message to Russia from the Obama administration.

  • *Few governments use stolen document database- Interpol. The international police agency Interpol said only a handful of governments from its 190 member countries actually made use of the database at its headquarters in Lyon, France.

  • CORRECTED-TIMELINE-The search for missing Malaysian jet Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 8:09 AM ET

    SINGAPORE, March 12- Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing early on Saturday:. -Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Flight departs at 12:41 a.m., and is due to land in Beijing at 6:30 a.m. the same day.

  • Global police agency Interpol has said in 2013 passengers were able to board planes a billion times without their passports being screened against the agency's databases.

  • GENEVA, March 12- Global airlines expect to make $1 billion less profit this year than previously hoped, denting a U.S.-led recovery, as the Ukraine crisis pushes up the industry's fuel bills, the International Air Transport Association said on Wednesday.

  • KUALA LUMPUR/ PHU QUOC, Vietnam, March 12- The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover a swathe of Southeast Asia, from the South China Sea to India's territorial waters, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.

  • BEIJING, March 12- A senior Malaysia Airlines' executive said on Wednesday that the airline has "no reason to believe" that any actions by the crew caused the disappearance of a jetliner over the weekend.

  • BEIJING, March 12- A senior Malaysia Airlines' executive said on Wednesday that the airline has "no reason to believe" that any actions by the crew caused the disappearance of a jetliner over the weekend.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- The search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded on Wednesday to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea, with authorities no closer to explaining what happened to the plane or the 239 people on board.

  • Money-losing Malaysia Air struggles in tough climate Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 10:18 PM ET

    The disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines flight to Beijing has put a spotlight on the flag carrier's difficulty implementing its latest turnaround plan.

  • *Air force chief denies saying plane tracked to Malacca Strait. KUALA LUMPUR, March 12- Malaysia's air force chief has denied saying military radar tracked a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner over the Strait of Malacca, adding to the mystery surrounding the fate of flight MH370, which vanished on Saturday with 239 people aboard.

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