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  • BEIJING, March 25- China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it hopes Britain will provide satellite data by British firm Inmarsat on the missing Malaysian Airlines plane. When asked whether China wants Britain to give China the satellite information, Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said he hoped the "relevant country" could provide it.

  • *Coast Guard says will re-open channel' as soon as we can'. TEXAS CITY, Texas March 24- The closure of the vital Houston Ship Channel looked set to extend to a fourth day after the Coast Guard struggled to finish cleaning up after an oil barge spill on Monday, threatening to force deeper production cuts at local refiners.

  • LONDON, March 24- Britain's Inmarsat used a wave phenomenon discovered in the 19th century to analyse the seven pings its satellite picked up from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 to determine its final destination.

  • *Coast Guard says will re-open channel' as soon as we can'. "We will begin the process of a tapered... not a floodgate resumption of marine traffic," Captain Brian Penoyer, commander of U.S. Coast Guard sector Houston- Galveston and captain of the Port of Houston, told reporters on Monday.

  • March 24- Southwest Airlines Co will more than double its flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport this year with new nonstop routes to cities including Akron- Canton, Ohio; Indianapolis and Dallas Love Field, it said on Monday.

  • LONDON, March 24- Britain's Inmarsat used a wave phenomenon discovered in the 19th century to analyse the seven pings its satellite picked up from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 to determine its final destination.

  • United deal flies in US high-grade market Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Investors jumped at the chance for yield Monday and bought almost USD1bn of enhanced equipment trust certificates from United Airlines, the first deal of its kind this year.

  • A Coast Guard spokesman declined to discuss the timeline. The closure of the channel on Saturday has led to a queue of more than 80 vessels trying to move into or out of the Gulf of Mexico, with shipping delays forcing Exxon Mobil Corp to cut production at its largest refinery.

  • Commuter train derails at Chicago airport Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 12:46 PM ET
    An eight-car Chicago Transit Authority train continued through the end of the platform and struck the escalators leading to the terminals at O'Hare International Airport on March 24, 2014.

    An eight-car commuter train derailed early Monday at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, after it failed to stop at an underground station.

  • DUBAI, March 24- Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson dangled the carrot of further investment in the British airline's domestic carrier Little Red as he stepped up the campaign for a third runway at London's Heathrow airport.

  • As of 7 a.m. CST, the channels to Houston and Texas City, Galveston and the Intracoastal Waterway remained shut near the entrance to Galveston Bay, where heavy fuel oil washed ashore and out into the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Houston area waterways shut for third day Monday, 24 Mar 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    The Coast Guard said 43 ships were waiting to go out from the port of Houston and 38 ships were waiting to come in.

  • *Coast Guard says no timeline for reopening Houston Channel. TEXAS CITY, Texas, March 23- The closure of major Texas shipping channels that deliver crude to more than a tenth of the nation's refining capacity looked set to run to a third day as crews were still working on Sunday evening to clean up after an oil spill.

  • Winter's snowy barrage hammers US road budgets Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    Many states have spent two or three times as much as they budgeted for clearing roads. More bad weather could send costs higher.

  • Winter storms hurt FedEx during holiday quarter Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    FedEx reported lower-than-expected results for the holiday quarter and gave a fiscal-year profit forecast below Wall Street estimates.

  • FAA review finds Boeing 787 Dreamliner is safe Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
    Boeing Dreamliner 787

    The FAA and Boeing said that the Boeing 787 is "safe," after a comprehensive review because of initial problems with its lithium-ion battery.

  • China, Airbus in talks on possible $20 billion deal Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:56 AM ET
    An Airbus A320 - similar to the aircraft used by Air Algerie.

    China is in talks to buy at least 150 Airbus passenger jets potentially worth $20 billion when Xi Jinping pays his first visit to Europe as president.

  • Sorry airlines, JetBlue wants your loyal customers Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    JetBlue is offering a Mosaic membership, or an upgraded rewards program, to fliers with a "certain status" on other airlines through 2014.

  • India puts search for missing plane on hold - officials Saturday, 15 Mar 2014 | 11:16 PM ET
    Malaysia Airline passenger jet parked on the tarmac at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport on March 8, 2014.

    India on Sunday put on hold its search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, at the request of the government in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Nose gear on plane collapses at Philadelphia airport Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:16 PM ET

    A U.S. Airways plane with 149 people on board had its nose gear collapse on the runway on Thursday, but no one was injured in the incident.

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