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  • A woman takes and Uber from LAX airport in Los Angeles. Uber is partnering with Amazon to offer Amazon Original Series during Uber rides.

    Select users in Los Angeles will receive a free UberLUX ride and the option to watch Amazon Original Series shows as they're driven around.

  • UNITED NATIONS, May 12- Libya's mission to the United Nations has asked the Security Council to remove from a U.N. blacklist an Indian-flagged tanker that was recently prevented from shipping oil for the rival eastern Libyan government, Libya's U.N. envoy said on Thursday. It will be up to the 15- nation council's Libya sanctions committee to make a decision.

  • UNITED NATIONS, May 12- Libya's mission to the United Nations has asked the Security Council to remove from a U.N. blacklist an Indian-flagged tanker that was recently prevented from shipping oil for the rival eastern Libyan government, Libya's U.N. envoy said on Thursday. Two competing governments, one in Tripoli and one in the east, backed by armed factions, have...

  • *CEO says Finland should scrap ownership clause. HELSINKI, May 12- Finland's state-controlled airline Finnair called on the government to open the door to mergers and acquisitions on Thursday, after booking a worse-than-expected quarterly loss. But in its seasonally slow first quarter, Finnair booked a core operating loss of 15 million euros, below analysts'...

  • Squawk takes a stand: $62.8M H.S. football stadium

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses Texas voters' approving the building of a high school football stadium that seats 12-thousand people.

  • MONTREAL, May 10- A global market-based measure to curb aviation emissions would cost the airline industry up to $6.2 billion in the year 2025, but carriers could face higher charges if governments fail to reach a deal by October, the International Air Transport Association said, citing ICAO figures. Government representatives are gathering Wednesday at the...

  • A rendering of a Hyperloop by Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

    The tech start-up's CEO Rob Lloyd said before the first test run that it is "rewriting the rules" in transportation technology.

  • Ride the Hyperloop by 2021?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from North Las Vegas on the first test run of the Hyperloop One and looks at the transportation company's aggressive timeline for it to become a reality.

  • Hyperloop test run

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from Nevada where the first test of the Hyperloop was just completed and looks into the timeline for the ultra-high-speed transportation.

  • Hyperloop test just a first step in deployment: Professor

    Professor David Levinson, University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies Department of Civil Engineering, discusses the future of Hyperloop as it completes its first test.

  • Musk's big idea picks up speed

    Hyperloop One expects to have a full scale project by 2017, and moving its first passengers by 2021, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Is Uber the new side hustle?

    Technology changes things we wouldn't expect, explains Vanity Fair special correspondent Nick Bilton, after he rode in an Uber where the driver told him about transporting a drug dealer.

  • Hyperloop One is on track to build the first Hyperloop by 2020.

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from inside the Hyperloop One's first test steel tube, with Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd.

  • MOSCOW, May 10- Russia's largest airline Aeroflot is using the weaker rouble to undercut foreign competitors and boost passenger numbers on its transfer routes between Europe and Asia in a bid to compensate for plunging domestic traffic. Enticing foreign travelers to use Moscow as a springboard for long-haul flights is a rare opportunity for Aeroflot and...

  • Senators urging airlines to drop fees for shorter lines

    Two US senators suggest airlines should eliminate baggage feed to reduce long airport security lines this summer.

  • Happy Travelers on an airplane

    Frequent fliers will have an easier time using their rewards while making travel plans for the summer and fall.

  • Executive Edge: Ridesharing

    Daniel Ramot, Via co-founder and CEO, talks about growth in the on-demand economy and his efforts to create an alternative to the public transit system.

  • Boost organic growth is Alstom’s first priority: CEO

    Alstom CEO, Henri Poupart-Lafarge, reveals what acquisitions the engineer firm is looking into, while commenting on the resumption of its dividend and France’s labor reforms.

  • Long term projects require strong balance sheets: Alstom CEO

    Alstom CEO, Henri Poupart-Lafarge, talks about the transportation market and the news that the firm is debt free, and how this helps their balance sheet.

  • MONTREAL, May 10- A global market-based measure to curb aviation emissions would cost the airline industry up to $6.2 billion in the year 2025, but carriers could face higher charges if governments fail to reach a deal by October, the International Air Transport Association said. "That of course is the result the industry is counting on," IATA Chief Executive Tony...

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