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Questions over Hyundai construction of Chilean bridge amid row with government

By Aislinn Laing SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s finance minister has sought to downplay a row between the government and the construction and engineering arm of South Korean giant Hyundai <000720.KS> over a $740 million suspension bridge, saying disputes in such mega projects were “quite common.” Hyundai Engineering and Construction (HDEC) said on Monday it had […]

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Yuan to gain from U.S.-China deal but vulnerable: ex-currency regulator

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The Chinese yuan will benefit from a de-escalation of Sino-U.S. trade tensions but is vulnerable to possible volatility in cross-border capital flows, a former Chinese foreign currency regulator told the China Business News. The interim deal reached by Washington and Beijing means trade frictions have ameliorated, reducing uncertainty and boosting market confidence […]

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New Boeing 737 MAX documents show ‘very disturbing’ employee concerns: U.S. House aide

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co documents under review by a U.S. congressional panel appear to point to a “very disturbing” picture of commentary from the planemaker’s employees over the grounded 737 MAX aircraft, a congressional aide said on Tuesday. The documents were submitted to the House of Representatives transportation infrastructure committee and […]

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Former Trump campaign staffer sues over pregnancy discrimination

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A staff member of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign is suing the campaign for pregnancy discrimination, alleging she was stripped of job responsibilities after being impregnated by her supervisor. In court papers filed on Monday in New York, Arlene Delgado said she learned she was pregnant in mid-November 2016, around the time […]

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Christianity Today again slams Trump, raises issue of ‘unconditional loyalty’

By Heather Timmons WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Christianity Today, the magazine founded by the late Reverend Billy Graham, renewed its criticism of President Donald Trump in a new editorial that cited his “misuses of power” and asked fellow Christians to examine their loyalty to him, days after a controversial editorial that called for his impeachment. The […]