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Submission + - Boeing Dreamliner catches fire in Boston (bbc.co.uk)

19061969 writes: The BBC reports that a Boeing 787 Dreamliner caught fire in Boston. Carter Leake, an analyst at BB&T Capital Markets in Virginia, said, "I don't want to be an alarmist, but onboard fires on airplanes are as bad as it gets." This represents bad news for Boeing especially after the FAA identified errors in the assembly of fuel line couplings in the Dreamliner.
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Submission + - Star Wars coins issued by Niue (bbc.co.uk)

19061969 writes: The Pacific Island of Niue is to issue a set of commemorative Star Wars coins that will be legal tender there. "A collection of four silver $2 coins costs NZ$469 (£240) while silver-plated $1 coins cost NZ$23.50 (£12) each." but hurry because only 7,500 of the silver and 50,000 of the silver-plated coins will be produced and should be available from November.

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