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  • Aug 25- A package of bills aimed at regulating drought-parched California's stressed groundwater supplies has come under fire from agricultural interests, injecting doubt into the measures' fates in the waning days of the state's legislative session this week.

  • Aug 20- The cleanup of a 5,000- gallon fuel oil spill from a Duke Energy Corp power plant into the Ohio River could stretch into Thursday, Duke said on Wednesday, as the U.S. Coast Guard reopened a 15- mile section of the river to limited traffic.

  • STOCKHOLM, Aug 18- Iceland's Met Office on Monday raised its risk level to the aviation industry for an eruption at its Bardarbunga volcano to orange, which is the fourth level on a five-grade scale.

  • TOKYO, July 29- Atomic power's share of global electricity supply is at the lowest level since the 1980 s following the shutdown of Japan's reactors after the Fukushima disaster, and may fall further without major new plant construction.

  • Time to tweak the terrorism-insurance act? Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Congress is once again considering the renewal of an act that requires insurers to offer terrorism insurance. The question is – does it need some tweaks?

  • Putin unlikely 'chastened' by crash: Wolin     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    International pressure is likely to grow, says Neal Wolin, former deputy Treasury secretary, discussing the likelihood of additional sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

  • No Americans listed on latest MH17 manifest     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

    NBC's Jim Maceda reports the latest details on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera says according to the Guardian a large number of AIDS researchers were on Malaysian Flight MH17 when it was shot down.

  • Larry Korb, Center for American Progress, shares insight on the geopolitical unrest in Russia, Ukraine and the Middle East.

  • Geopolitical tensions boil over     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates, and Neal Wolin, former deputy Treasury secretary, share their thoughts on the ongoing turmoil in the Middle East and Russia's role in the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

  • Who shot this plane down?     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 taking off from Schiphol Airport in Schiphol, the Netherlands, on July 17, 2014.

    The NTSB has not decided whether to go to Ukraine to investigate the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH 17 due to safety concerns, reports NBC's Tom Costello.

  • No black boxes found yet: Source     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 8:02 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the crash of Malaysian flight MH17.

  • Threat to global crude markets     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    Carl Larry, Oil Outlooks & Opinions president, provides perspective on how geopolitical unrest is impacting oil prices.

  • Markets had Russia wrong: Expert     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo Advisers, and David Gordon, Eurasia Group chairman, provide perspective on the impact of additional sanctions against Russia on the markets.

  • Political reaction to global risks     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin provides political perspective on the handling of a missile attack on a Malaysian jet, and Israeli's invasion of Gaza,

  • Officials say Malaysian jet shot down     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The crash investigation of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 now focuses around pro-Russian separatist and the Russian military, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, with the latest details. Also an update on Israel's ground offensive into Gaza.

  • We not seeing a mass risk-aversion flow to the U.S. dollar, says Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discussing how geopolitical unrest is impacting currencies.

  • Ukraine-Russia blame game     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    Retired U.S. Army Col. Jack Jacobs, and Matthew Rojansky, The Wilson Center Russia program, share insight on the events surrounding the crash of Malaysia Flight MH17.

  • Raising the stakes on Russia     Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Jack Farchy, Financial Times, discuss the implications of rising geopolitical tensions between Russia and the West.

  • Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, shares his thoughts on the political fallout from the Malaysian plane crash.