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air travel

American Airlines flight from Miami to Paris diverted to Boston due to unruly passenger, Massachusetts Port Authority confirms - @NBCNews

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Australia

Australia's Qantas reports record $2.6 billion loss, compared with profit of $1.85 million a year earlier - @AJELive

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine official: Separatists in Ukraine, backed by Russian tanks, armored vehicles, battled government on 2 fronts - @cnnbrk

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air travel

Photo: Emergency services at Gatwick Airport respond to EasyJet flight diverted because of smoke - @RichardCaddy

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air travel

EasyJet flight from Liverpool lands safely at London Gatwick following reports of smoke in the cockpit - @RichardCaddy

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earnings

Profits at Ireland-based bookmaker Paddy Power fall by 7% to 60.1 million euros ($79.4 million) - @Reuters

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mergers & acquisitions

Telecom Italia bids $9.25 billion for Vivendi's Brazilian unit GVT - @Reuters

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China

China-based supplier for Samsung Electronics denies watchdog allegations, says it has never hired child laborers - @Reuters

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Asia

Asia markets at midday: Kospi up 0.3%, HK up 0.2%, Sensex up 0.2%, Taiex down 0.2%, Shanghai down 0.4% at break, Nikkei down 0.5%, ASX down 0.5% - @KitchenNews via @MarketWatch

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Thailand

Thai court dismisses charges of murder and abuse of power against former PM Abhisit Vejjajiva - @STForeignDesk

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BP refinery explosion, Aug. 27, 2014

Photo: Firefighters respond to explosion at BP plant in Whiting, Ind. - @CBSNews via @JimFloydMESH

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Las Cruces, NM, US

4 dead after small plane crashes near Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, police say - @CrucesSunNews

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JPMorgan Chase cyber attacks investigation, August 2014

FBI investigating computer hacks at JPMorgan Chase and several other U.S. banks, officials say - @washingtonpost

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Hong Kong

Trading in Next Media shares halted in Hong Kong after anti-corruption officers visit founder's home - @SCMP_News

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BP refinery explosion, Aug. 27, 2014

Explosion reported at BP refinery in Whiting, Ind., fire official says - @cbschicago

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Indianapolis, IN, US

Missing 1-month-old baby in Indianapolis is in 'extreme danger,' police say - @rtv6

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BP refinery explosion, Aug. 27, 2014

Editor's note: We're seeing multiple reports of a small explosion in Whiting, Ind., at or near a refinery. We'll continue to look for confirmation and details. - Jimmy

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Houston, TX, US

Update: Houston Amber Alert cancelled after children located and suspect arrested, police say - @abc13houston

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Market Basket

Boston Globe: Deal to sell Market Basket to Arthur T. Demoulas for more than $1.5 billion has been signed at board meeting - @BostonGlobe

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Cuba

Update: 2 arrested after fighter jets escort Cuba-bound Sunwing Airlines flight back to Toronto, officials say - @CP24

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