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Eurofighter doubts US will use nuclear certification to tilt German jets bid

Eurofighter doubts U.S. will use nuclear certification to tilt German jets bidBy Andrea Shalal BERLIN (Reuters) - The head of Eurofighter on Wednesday said he did not expect the United States to slow certification of the European fighter's ability to carry nuclear weapons as a way to influence a competition to replace Germany's aging 90 Tornado jets. The Eurofighter is a joint project between British defense group BAE, European airplane maker Airbus and Italy's Leonardo. Airbus and Eurofighter on Tuesday submitted six binders of information to the German defense ministry, which has said it will prioritize a European fighter, but has also asked for information about the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet and Boeing Co's F-15E and F/A-18E/F jets.


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US probing Huawei for possible Iran sanctions violations - sources

U.S. probing Huawei for possible Iran sanctions violations - sourcesNEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors in New York have been investigating since at least last year whether Chinese tech company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd violated U.S. sanctions in relation to Iran, according to sources familiar with situation. The prosecutors have been investigating alleged shipping of U.S.-origin products to Iran and other countries in violation of U.S. export and sanctions laws, two of the sources said on condition of anonymity. The probe, first reported by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, is being run out of the U.S. Attorney's office in Brooklyn, the sources said.


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