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US House Votes to Bar Sales of Commercial Aircraft to Iran

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would block the sale of commercial aircraft to Iran, a bid to stop sales by Boeing and Airbus that have already been approved by President Barack Obama's administration. The bill passed the Republican-led House 243-174, largely along party lines. Eight Democrats joined Republicans in favor. All 174 "no" votes were from Democrats. The measure would bar U.S. Treasury Department from issuing licenses that U.S....

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