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  • It is still unclear whether the late night offer will satisfy the strikers, whose actions have disrupted food and fuel supplies in 10 of Brazil's 26 states. Highway operator Rota do Oeste in Brazil's top soybean state of Mato Grosso, where the strike started, said truckers are expected to maintain road blockages through the night. The truckers' strike has added to...

  • Iran blows up mock US warship in defense drill Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 7:27 PM ET
    In this picture released by the Iranian Tasnim news agency on Feb. 25, 2015, a replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier is exploded by the Revolutionary Guard's speedboats during large-scale naval drills near the entrance of the Persian Gulf, Iran.

    During war games, Iran state TV shows missiles hitting a full-scale model of U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. USA Today reports.

  • United Airlines warns pilots after four safety incidents Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:55 PM ET

    Feb 25- United Continental Holdings Inc warned its pilots last month to double down on safety procedures after one flight was in danger of crashing and another landed with fewer fuel reserves than regulations require, the airline confirmed Wednesday. The Chicago- based carrier cited four recent "safety events and near-misses" in a Jan. 9 bulletin to pilots,...

  • India plans rail investment splurge amid cheap oil Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:44 PM ET

    India's state-run train services stand to receive at least a 25 percent investment boost of over $9 billion, funded by falling fuel costs.

  • LGA to LAX? It could happen soon Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:33 PM ET
    A plane takes off at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

    If regulators toss a distance restriction on flights from LaGuardia Airport, it could open up transcontinental flights.

  • Agriculture Minister Katia Abreu said after a meeting with truckers in Brasilia on Wednesday afternoon that she was confident both sides would reach agreement. Truckers and transport companies failed to reach an agreement over freight rates by the end of the government-led talks Wednesday evening, said Blairo Maggi, a prominent senator from the leading...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 25- The United States ordered Takata Corp on Wednesday to preserve all air bag inflators removed through the recall process as evidence for both a federal investigation and private litigation cases, the U.S. Transportation Department said.

  • Rota do Oeste, the company that runs the main highway in Brazil's leading soybean state of Mato Grosso where the trucker protest started on Feb. 18, said trucks continue parked along the shoulders in several cities of the state on Wednesday. Brazil's attorney general said on Monday it would begin issuing fines of 100,000 reais to truckers or logistics companies...

  • PARIS, Feb 25- The head of Dubai's Emirates has hit back at U.S. airlines in an increasingly bitter subsidy spat and urged Washington to block their calls to renegotiate Open Skies agreements. He was responding to allegations of trade-distorting Gulf subsidies made by the three largest U.S. airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and United Airlines.

  • Who's behind the 'Nicaragua Grand Canal'—and why? Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:29 AM ET
    Thousands of demonstrators march against the 173-mile Interoceanic Grand Canal that they say will negatively impact the environment, communities and Nicaraguan sovereignty, in Managua, Nicaragua, December 10, 2014.

    A lot of people are questioning why, exactly, the proposed "Nicaragua Grand Canal" would need to exist in the first place.

  • ISTANBUL, Feb 25- Turkey's flag carrier Turkish Airlines said on Wednesday it plans about $3.74 billion worth of investment this year, including spending plans by its subsidiaries.

  • Feb 25- Southwest Airlines Co said it pulled 128 aircraft out of service on Tuesday after it discovered that they were overdue for a required check of the standby hydraulic system that serves as a back up to the planes' primary systems. "Once identified, Southwest immediately and voluntarily removed the affected aircraft from service, initiated maintenance...

  • Feb 24- Southwest Airlines Co took about one-fifth of its fleet out of service late Tuesday, after failing to perform mandatory inspections on certain rudder systems, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. Several flights were canceled while officials from Southwest and the Federal Aviation Administration discussed...

  • Is Singapore getting airport crazy? Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:32 PM ET
    Singapore's Changi Airport

    Singapore is budgeting $3 billion for a fifth airport terminal before the fourth is even completed, but it isn't clear the travelers will come.

  • Feb 24- American Airlines Group Inc has canceled 170 flights for Wednesday because of weather conditions in the southern United States, largely affecting its Dallas-Fort Worth hub.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- A CSX Corp rail line in West Virginia remained shut following an explosive oil train derailment on Feb. 16 that damaged the roadbed and tracks, though the type of work required to return the line to service could be completed "in days," a CSX spokeswoman said Tuesday. CSX has rerouted trains carrying oil on the line that runs from North Dakota to an oil...

  • SINOP, Brazil, Feb 24- Brazilian truck drivers protesting high fuel prices for a seventh day on Tuesday interrupted supplies of diesel and raw materials across the country and threatened to hold up grains exports at ports in the middle of a record harvest. President Dilma Rousseff called an emergency meeting, hoping to defuse the strikes, which threaten the...

  • Port backlog hits small biz Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET
    Port backlog hits small biz

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports small businesses in California have seen losses of 10-50 percent in export sales in the past 6 months.

  • LoungeBuddy raises cash, benefits from airport delays Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 12:35 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 24- LoungeBuddy, a business that allows travelers short-term access to airport lounges, said on Tuesday it had raised $3 million in venture capital, bringing the company's valuation to $18 million. Founders Fund, the venture firm founded by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, led the latest round in raising cash but will not take a board seat,...

  • Port slowdown costing small businesses Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:57 AM ET
    Dwight Bonewell, Director, Grand Napa Vineyards

    For smaller businesses, there's more at stake than just late imports and exports from the port slowdown, with no guarantee of normalcy.

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