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  • Rock slide damages NY train tracks, halts service Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 9:06 PM ET

    GARRISON, N.Y.— Tumbling rocks north of New York City have damaged a stretch of train tracks in the nation's second-largest commuter rail system, suspending service and leaving hundreds of passengers without rides.

  • Malaysia appeals to world for help to retrieve bodies Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 6:17 AM ET
    Malaysia's newly appointed Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai

    Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai flying to Ukraine to assist in investigation, believes plane had been shot down.

  • Airlines symbolize nations' hopes or reflect shame Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 3:49 AM ET

    Malaysia now finds itself grappling with the horrific— and extremely unusual— loss of two of its airplanes, just four months apart. It will not affect Malaysia's name, but it will damage the airline's reputation, "said James Chin, political analyst at Monash University in Malaysia.

  • Aviation safety in spotlight after MH17 tragedy Saturday, 19 Jul 2014 | 3:48 AM ET
  • A visitor places flowers at a temporary memorial for the 298 victims of shot down Malaysian jetliner Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

    The journey of the 298 souls on board the ill-fated Flight MH17 was violently cut short at 30,000 feet above ground, victims of a war not their own. NBC reports.

  • Airlines take airspace precautions     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 4:16 PM ET

    Discussing warnings for flying over the Eastern Ukraine area, and whether airlines will have to be more cautious going forward about their flight paths, with David Fuscus, Xenophon Strategies, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • The European Aviation Safety Agency has warned all airlines to avoid the Eastern Ukraine airspace, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • FRANKFURT, July 18- The European Aviation Safety Agency urged airlines on Friday to avoid flying over eastern Ukraine following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight in the region. EASA said in a statement its safety notice affected the Simferopol and Dnepropetrovsk regions of Ukraine.

  • AIDS researchers reported on MH17     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Reports say there could have been 100 AIDS researchers and advocates on the Malaysia Airlines flight which was shot down in Ukraine, with CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • NTSB, FBI to send investigators to Ukraine     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the FBI and NTSB are sending investigators to Ukraine to help with the MH17 crash site probe.

  • Why was Flight MH17 flying over a war zone?     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau answers the question of why Flight MH17 was flying over Ukraine, which is currently a war zone.

  • Discussing what the U.S. can do to encourage Europe to press back on Russia President Vladimir Putin, with former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering. He says the miscalculation of the MH17 tragedy suggests the separatists are not under Russian control in a serious way.

  • Stranded casino ship frees itself, docks in Ga. Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Less than two hours later, after passing a Coast Guard inspection for leaks, the ship arrived at its dock at the Bull River Marina. The Coast Guard rescued 118 passengers and crew from the stranded boat Wednesday afternoon. They returned to shore aboard Coast Guard cutters about 16 hours after they were first stranded.

  • FedEx slapped with US charges over online drugs Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 6:26 AM ET
    FedEx workers unload packages from a delivery truck in San Francisco, California.

    FedEx was indicted for shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies despite repeated warnings from U.S. drug enforcement officials.

  • Construction begins on new Salt Lake City airport Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY— Salt Lake City travelers in the next decade will catch expansive views of the Wasatch range, move faster through security and have more shops to choose from once crews finish work on a $1.8 billion airport, officials said Friday.

  • *Qantas, Air Berlin among airlines to shift route ahead of crash. SYDNEY, July 18- Airlines including Qantas Airways and Air Berlin altered their flight paths months ago to avoid Ukrainian air space after fighting flared up in the region, raising questions about why others did not do the same.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 17- FedEx Corp was indicted on Thursday for shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies despite repeated warnings from U.S. drug enforcement officials, according to a court filing. FedEx allegedly gained at least $820 million from the conspiracy, the filing said, and could be fined up to twice that amount.

  • Report: Labor force drop had pre-recession roots Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Declaring the Great Recession only partly to blame, White House economists say the increasing number of Americans dropping out of the labor force dampens economic growth and demands policy changes that create more job opportunities and add workers.

  • NEW YORK, July 17- U.S. stocks hit session lows on Thursday following news of a Malaysian Airlines jet crash near the Ukraine- Russia border. Malaysia Airlines said it lost contact with a passenger jet that took off from Amsterdam earlier in the day and was headed to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia's capital.

  • UAE plans Mars mission in heated space race Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:34 AM ET

    Not content with building the world's tallest building, the UAE is setting its sight on something out of this world: Mars.