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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    Brazil's Embraer unveils new KC-390 military transport

    Developing the KC-390, the biggest plane Embraer has produced, cost 4.6 billion reais (US$1.9 billion), paid by the Brazilian Air Force in partnership with Argentina, the Czech Republic and Portugal.

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    Bodies of four babies found in Canada storage locker

    Police said they are "speaking with a number of individuals" as part of their investigation into the gruesome discovery, while an autopsy was underway.

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    North Korea frees detained American, two still held

    Jeffrey Fowle, who was arrested earlier this year and is in apparent good health, "has been allowed to depart the DPRK," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said, adding the 56-year-old was already on his way home.

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    Russia-Ukraine gas talks falter, new meeting next week

    European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger however said "significant progress" was made after the talks broke up between the Ukrainian and Russian energy ministers, Yuri Prodan and Alexander Novak.

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    Yahoo profit surges on Alibaba divestment, mobile

    Net profit jumped to US$6.8 billion, which included US$6.3 billion from its Alibaba shares. But profits excluding one-time items were stronger than expected, and pumped up Yahoo shares by 2.7 per cent in after-hours trade.

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    Football: Magnificent seven for Bayern as goals rain down

    Bayern Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday (Oct 21) but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history.

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    Football: Drogba on target in Chelsea rout of Maribor

    Didier Drogba scored his first goal since returning to Chelsea as Jose Mourinho's side took control of Champions League Group G with a crushing 6-0 victory over Maribor at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday (Oct 21).

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    Russia blames 'negligent' airport bosses for Total CEO's crash

    Russian investigators on Tuesday (Oct 21) accused senior airport officials of criminal negligence over a plane crash at a Moscow airport that killed the head of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, saying that several executives would be suspended.

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    ECB bond-buying reports send euro lower

    Reports that the European Central Bank could expand its bond-buying programme to corporate debt pushed the euro lower against the dollar and other major currencies on Tuesday (Oct 21).

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    22 Oct 2014 Wed

    US tightens restrictions on air travel from Ebola zone

    The Department of Homeland Security ordered passengers whose journeys begin in Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone to fly to New York's JFK or Newark airports, Washington Dulles, Atlanta or Chicago.