NEW ORLEANS— More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of bringing an end to a legal drama that has cost the company billions. Federal and state government officials touted the...» Read More
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According to a report, Russian President Putin told President Obama about the crash of the Malaysian jet in a pre-planned phone call, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
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CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports there is official confirmation from Malaysia Airlines.
At that altitude the airlines clearly thought they were free of danger, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
The president is aware of news that a Malaysian jet has crashed in Eastern Ukraine, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports cloud storage company Box will file for a $250 million IPO at the NYSE under the ticker "Box." Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, and JPMorgan will underwrite the public offering.
"Squawk Box" hosts Becky Quick and Joe Kernen play with Warren Buffett head cutouts.
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