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  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- A Southwest Airlines plane slid sideways while preparing for takeoff from BaltimoreWashington International Airport on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. There were no reported injuries to the plane's 143 passengers and six crew members, the carrier said, after Southwest Airlines Flight 906 slid while...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- A Southwest Airlines plane slid sideways while preparing for takeoff from BaltimoreWashington International Airport on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. There were no reported injuries, according to the airport's Twitter account, after Southwest Airlines Flight 906 slid while the Boeing 737 jet prepared to...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Bain Capital confirmed it brought in several strategic partners to bolster its bid for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business, after the Japanese company agreed to accelerate talks with a group led by the U.S. private equity firm. Bain, which has been working with SK Hynix on an offer for Toshiba's chip unit, said its latest proposal "brings in a broad...

  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Bain Capital confirmed it brought in several strategic partners to bolster its bid for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business, after the Japanese company agreed to accelerate talks with a group led by the U.S. private equity firm. Bain, which has been working with SK Hynix on an offer for Toshiba's chip unit, said its latest proposal "brings in a broad...

  • A woman protects herself from the rain with plastic after hurricane Matthew, in Port-au-Prince, on October 4, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew was nearing the Bahamas, regaining some of the strength it had lost after swiping Cuba and leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti.

  • Hurricane Matthew targets Carribean

    A potentially devastating hurricane could strike parts of Haiti as warnings are posted for Jamaica and Cuba.

  • Storm hurricane

    The most powerful cyclone to form over the Atlantic since 2007 ground slowly towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba.

  • A satellite image taken September 30, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane while moving west-southwestward.

  • Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for a third successive Games on Friday.

  • Jamaica's market is up more than 80-percent for 2015

    Dolphins and beer gave the country a huge boost.

  • Singing don't worry about a thing...

  • With Greece and Puerto Rico’s debt-wrangling in the spotlight, CNBC takes a look at what happens when countries fail to repay their debts.

  • Tourists look at posters for sale in Havana, Cuba, on December 18, 2014.

    Declining oil prices, the U.S. energy revolution and changing relations with Cuba have created new opportunities for energy investment in the Caribbean.

  • A worker walks past a mural with a PDVSA logo at its gas station in Caracas, Venezuela.

    Days after OPEC decided not to give into Venezuela's plea to cut oil production, Caracas is on a cash-searching mission.

  • AP: Unresponsive plane crashed near Jamaica

    The AP is reporting Jamaican officials have confirmed the unresponsive plane flying from Rochester, New York, has crashed near Jamaica. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Jane and Larry Glazer of Buckingham Properties were on the flight.

  • NASSAU, Bahamas-- Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 43 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to join with winter weather fronts to create a super storm.

  • MIAMI, Oct 26- Hurricane Sandy, a late-season Atlantic cyclone that threatens to be one of the worst storms to hit the U.S. Northeast in decades, slogged slowly northward on Friday after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean.

  • NASSAU, Oct 26- Hurricane Sandy, a late-season Atlantic storm unlike anything seen in more than two decades, slogged slowly toward the U.S. East Coast on Friday after killing at least 41 people as it cut across the Caribbean.

  • NASSAU, Oct 26- Slow-moving Hurricane Sandy, a late season Atlantic storm unlike anything seen in more than two decades, slogged toward the U.S. East Coast on Friday after killing at least 34 people on a path destruction across the Caribbean.

  • NASSAU, Bahamas-- Hurricane Sandy spun away from the Bahamas late Friday after causing 40 deaths across the Caribbean, churning northward toward the U.S. East Coast, where it threatens to join with winter weather fronts to create a super storm.