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  • London's Luton airport reopens after alert Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    LONDON— The passenger terminal at Luton Airport near London has been evacuated and flights suspended for several hours after a suspicious package was found. Budget airline EasyJet said five flights scheduled to land at Luton had been diverted to Stansted and Birmingham airports, and several flights had been canceled as a result of the security scare.

  • BOSTON, Sept 8- The widening gap between America's wealthiest and its middle and lower classes is "unsustainable", but is unlikely to improve any time soon, according to a Harvard Business School study released on Monday.

  • DUBAI, Sept 8- Dubai will spend $32 billion on expanding its second airport to handle over 200 million people annually next decade, roughly triple the current level of passenger traffic through the emirate, airport authorities said on Monday.

  • Dubai pushes ahead on world's biggest airport plan Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 5:35 AM ET

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Dubai's ruler has endorsed a $32 billion expansion plan for the city's second airport that aims to make it the world's biggest, the emirate's airport operator said Monday in the latest sign that the Middle East's brash commercial hub is determined to move on from its 2009 financial crisis.

  • GM to offer car that will almost drive itself Sunday, 7 Sep 2014 | 5:17 PM ET

    DETROIT— Cars that can talk to each other and almost drive themselves at freeway speeds are just two years away from the showroom, according to General Motors executives. The announcements were made Sunday at the opening of the Intelligent Transportation Society World Congress being held in Detroit this week.

  • Dubai lays out plans for Legoland, other parks Sunday, 7 Sep 2014 | 10:32 AM ET

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— A property development company controlled by Dubai's ruler outlined plans Sunday for the first phase of an entertainment and resort complex in the city that promises the Middle East's first Legoland theme park.

  • German train drivers go on strike for better pay Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 6:41 AM ET

    BERLIN— A strike by train drivers across Germany has brought hundreds of long-distance and commuter trains across the country to a standstill. The GdL union for train drivers called for a three-hour national strike on Saturday morning to put pressure on German railway company Deutsche Bahn in their ongoing wage negotiations.

  • Mystery shrouds US couple's crash off Jamaica Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 2:28 AM ET

    KINGSTON, Jamaica— A search-and-rescue operation resumed at first light Saturday off Jamaica's northeast coast as crews hope to solve the mystery of a small private plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple who were taken on a ghostly 1,700- mile journey after the pilot was apparently incapacitated at the controls.

  • US military charter plane lands in Iran     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a U.S. charter flight en route to Dubai with as many as 100 Americans aboard has landed in Iran.

  • Maritime industry hiring plan     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    According to today's data jobs growth is cooling, but CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the maritime industry is facing a job shortage of 40,000 officers in the next few years.

  • FAA: Unresponsive aircraft crashed in ocean     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:21 PM ET

    The FAA has confirmed the plane carrying real estate developer Larry Glazer and his wife has crashed in ocean off the coast of Jamaica. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.

  • AP: Unresponsive plane crashed near Jamaica     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    The AP is reporting Jamaican officials have confirmed the unresponsive plane flying from Rochester, New York, has crashed near Jamaica. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Jane and Larry Glazer of Buckingham Properties were on the flight.

  • An aircraft scheduled to fly to Naples, Florida, became unresponsive, and F-15 Air Force jets are no longer shadowing the plane because it entered Cuban airspace. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the plane is now flying over the Caribbean Sea.

  • F-15 Air Force jets are no longer shadowing the unresponsive plane and officials say the pilot was "unconscious and slumped over." CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  • FAA tracks unresponsive plane     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on an unresponsive plane flying over the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Maritime industry full steam ahead     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 10:25 AM ET

    There is a rush to bring new blood into the maritime industry because it faces a shortage of skilled workers, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Maritime industry full steam ahead     Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 10:25 AM ET

    There is a rush to bring new blood into the maritime industry because it faces a shortage of skilled workers, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 4- Mexico is likely to pick an experienced, foreign construction company, working in partnership with local firms, to build a new $9 billion international airport in Mexico City, Telecoms and Transport Minister Gerardo Ruiz Esparza said on Thursday.

  • A 'giga-win' for Nevada     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    Why Tesla picked Nevada for its gigafactory, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 4- Mexico is likely to pick an experienced, foreign construction company, working in partnership with local firms, to build a $9 billion Mexico City airport, Telecoms and Transport Minister Gerardo Ruiz Esparza said on Thursday.