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News Summary: Heathrow airport expansion plans

TAKING OFF: Heathrow unveiled new proposals to create a third runway at the London airport, saying that the ideas will allow a vast expansion at Europe's busiest air hub. Full story

Mayor of London advocates for closing Heathrow airport

   London mayor Boris Johnson says he wants to move Heathrow to a different location, outside of London. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

Teen struck by fire truck after Asiana plane crash

   Wreckage from Asiana flight 214 is being cleared and moved away and they are slated to repaint the runway -- but it will be up to the FAA as to when traffic is allowed on it once again. And as for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner that caught fire at London’s Heathrow airport Friday, it appears to have had

Japanese carriers keep their 787s aloft as they assess Heathrow fire

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese carriers, ANA Holdings <9202.T> and Japan Airlines Co. <9201.T> said Saturday that they will fly their Boeing Co <BA.N> 787 jets as normal as they gather information from the U.S. planemaker on the cause of a fire on one of the carbon composite at Britain Full story

Cause of 787 Fire Still Unknown

   CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest developments on the 787 fire at Heathrow in London; and Jason Gursky, Citigroup analyst, offers insight on Boeing's major stock drop.

General Electric says Boeing 787 fire doesn't involve engines

NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Electric Co <GE.N> said on Friday that the fire aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 787 at London's Heathrow Airport doesn't involve the engines. Full story

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  Fire Breaks Out on Grounded Boeing 787

CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest developments on the 787 fire at Heathrow in London.

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Emergency crew stands near the tail section of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, which caught fire at Britain's Heathrow airport
Emergency crew stands near the tail section of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, which caught fire at Britain's Heathrow airport

Emergency crew stands near the tail section of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, which caught fire at Britain's Heathrow airport in this July 12, 2013 still image taken from video.

Emergency services attend to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, after it caught fire at Britain's Heathrow airport
Emergency services attend to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, after it caught fire at Britain's Heathrow airport

Emergency services attend to a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, after it caught fire at Britain's Heathrow airport in west London July 12, 2013. The Dreamliner caught fire at Heathrow airport on Friday in a fresh blow for the U.S. planemaker which earlier this year was forced t