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  • CORRECTED-Berlin bans car service Uber Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    BERLIN, Aug 14- Berlin has banned car service Uber, which allows users to summon a ride on their smartphone, for not offering drivers and vehicles licensed to carry passengers, or full insurance cover, the German capital said.

  • Uber eyes aggressive expansion in Germany despite bans Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 5:05 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Aug 27- U.S. car service Uber is planning an aggressive expansion in Germany despite a backlash from cities like Berlin and Hamburg, which have questioned its right to operate in highly regulated markets dominated by traditional taxis.

  • Jet diverted as passengers fight over legroom     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    A United plane flying from Newark to Denver was diverted Sunday over a $22 gadget called the "Knee Defender." The Today show crew discusses the story.

  • Malaysia Airlines to cut about 25% of jobs: Source Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    The restructuring plan will include route cuts as well as the loss of up to 5,000 to 6,000 jobs, according to a source.

  • Politicians cheer Pittsburgh airport gas drilling Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET

    IMPERIAL, Pa.— The start of natural gas drilling near the Pittsburgh International Airport was cheered Monday by Pennsylvania politicians from both parties. Tom Corbett, Democratic County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, Republican U.S.

  • CAIRO/ BENGHAZI, Aug 25- Libya wants the international community to help protect its oilfields, airports and other state assets as it is too weak to stop armed groups fighting for control, its ambassador in Cairo said on Monday.

  • Toyota's most rugged Land Cruiser is back in Japan Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 4:57 AM ET

    TOKYO— Toyota Motor Corp. is bringing back the Land Cruiser 70 in Japan, catering to nostalgic demand for the rugged off-road vehicle that's favored for challenging terrains and as an aid agency vehicle in disaster zones.

  • United Airlines gets a tasteful upgrade     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    United Airlines' Strawberry Fields salad is one of four new premium-cabin entrée salads on North America flights.

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy goes behind the scenes with United Airlines' executive chef as he upgrades the menu for first-class flyers.

  • American announces new fee     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    American Airlines announced it will charge $150 for each minor between 12 and 14-years old who fly alone. Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau, share their opinions.

  • Airlines: Better food = more sales?     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    United Airlines is revamping its food menu for first class travelers. Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau, discuss the likelihood of boosting sales for the airline.

  • United revamps first class meals     Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    United Airlines is upgrading the food for its premium customers. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports what the chef himself said about the change.

  • Boost coming to auto parts: Analyst     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    Michael Lasser, UBS, explains why the need for auto parts will increase, and which stocks will benefit.

  • Cashing in on used cars     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Matteson, Illinois, from a used car auction.

  • Used vehicle profits jump     Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Used vehicles have become far more profitable for dealers in the past few years. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Matteson, Illinois, about the used car industry.

  • Labor Day drive to be most jammed in 6 years: AAA Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    More people will get away this Labor Day weekend than have in the past six years, reports USA Today.

  • Cleanup still going at Arkansas train crash site Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 5:36 PM ET

    Two railroad workers were killed and two others were injured when the Union Pacific freight trains crashed. The Union Pacific rail line runs parallel to the highway, where traffic is being detoured. A Union Pacific spokesman didn't return phone and email messages from The Associated Press seeking comment.

  • Uber hires a lobbyist     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Uber has hired former Obama advisor David Plouffe. Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute, shares his opinions.

  • Iceland volcano threat puts airline stocks in limbo Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:59 AM ET
    A warning sign blocks the road to Bardarbunga volcano, some 20 kilometres (12.5 miles) away, in the north-west region of the Vatnajokull glacier August 19, 2014. The threat of an eruption of Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, according to the Icelandic Meteorological Office, with 'intense seismic activity' and 'ongoing magma movement' reported at the site of the volcano.

    Growing fears of a volcanic eruption Iceland left investors on edge Wednesday with airlines braced for potential disruption.

  • FEATURE-Tyre makers race to turn dandelions into rubber Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    *Dandelion native to Kazakhstan yields tyre-grade rubber. MUENSTER, Germany, Aug 20- Dutch biologist Ingrid van der Meer often meets with disbelief when she talks about her work on dandelions and how it could secure the future of road transport.

  • Cruising’s new frontier: Chinese tourists Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 12:53 AM ET

    The cruise industry is seeking a bigger slice of the growing Chinese tourist pie, with Beijing putting its heft behind expansion efforts.