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Iranair could buy Boeing planes but any deal faces hurdles

Iran's state airline is talking with US plane maker Boeing about buying a large number of aircraft, but there are still many obstacles to a deal, as with Iranair's order for Airbus jets.

Iran's state airline is talking with US plane maker Boeing about buying a large number of aircraft, but there are still many obstacles to a deal, as with Iranair's order for Airbus jets.

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Seattle May day march turns violent

At least five police officers have been injured and nine people arrested during violent May Day protests in the U.S. city of Seattle. There were ugly

At least five police officers have been injured and nine people arrested during violent May Day protests in the U.S. city of Seattle. There were ugly

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Seattle's famous #ManInTree charged with mischief

A man who refused for 25 hours to climb down from a tree in Seattle in the US has been charged with malicious mischief and assault. Cody Lee Miller’s

A man who refused for 25 hours to climb down from a tree in Seattle in the US has been charged with malicious mischief and assault. Cody Lee Miller’s

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Seattle's beloved, but grungey, gum wall gets wash after two decades

Pike Place Market in Seattle is known for its fresh seafood, the birthplace of Starbucks Coffee and a very odd tourist attraction: a wall of chewing

Pike Place Market in Seattle is known for its fresh seafood, the birthplace of Starbucks Coffee and a very odd tourist attraction: a wall of chewing

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Firefighters killed as wildfires rage in US northwest

Three firefighters have been killed in the western United States while battling one of several major wildfires in the region. It’s thought their

Three firefighters have been killed in the western United States while battling one of several major wildfires in the region. It’s thought their

Science_technology

Tests on dogs in hope of prolonging human lifespan

The quest for immortality is one of man’s eternal goals. Short of that, a team of scientists in the US are planning tests on pet dogs to see whether

The quest for immortality is one of man’s eternal goals. Short of that, a team of scientists in the US are planning tests on pet dogs to see whether

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Two dead in shooting at US high school

Two people have died in a high school shooting in Marysville, Washington State. One person was shot dead and four students were wounded by the

Two people have died in a high school shooting in Marysville, Washington State. One person was shot dead and four students were wounded by the

Business

Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs to remove Nokia duplication

Big job cuts have been announced by Microsoft. The world’s largest software maker is eliminating up to 18,000 positions over the next year. That is

Big job cuts have been announced by Microsoft. The world’s largest software maker is eliminating up to 18,000 positions over the next year. That is

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Seahawks smash Broncos in Super Bowl spectacular

The Seattle Seahawks delivered a convincing 43-8 defeat over the Denver Broncos, winning America’s biggest annual sporting spectacular, the Super

The Seattle Seahawks delivered a convincing 43-8 defeat over the Denver Broncos, winning America’s biggest annual sporting spectacular, the Super

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Dramatic bridge collapse near Seattle

Residents of Mount Vernon, Washington are counting their lucky stars after a dramatic bridge collapse. Cars were sent plunging into the icy Skagit

Residents of Mount Vernon, Washington are counting their lucky stars after a dramatic bridge collapse. Cars were sent plunging into the icy Skagit

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All I want for Christmas is....shoes

Frenzied scenes struck sports stores across the United States on Friday as the new Nike Air Jordan basketball trainers went on sale. Customers

Frenzied scenes struck sports stores across the United States on Friday as the new Nike Air Jordan basketball trainers went on sale. Customers

Culture

Nevermind still strikes a chord 20 years on

‘Here we are now’, and it was, as Kurt Cobain sang, ‘contagious’. Twenty years to the day since Nirvana released Smells Like Teen Spirit, the record

‘Here we are now’, and it was, as Kurt Cobain sang, ‘contagious’. Twenty years to the day since Nirvana released Smells Like Teen Spirit, the record