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Warehouse workers risk COVID-19 to ship Gucci shades, face cream, sofas

(Reuters) - As U.S. authorities ordered shutdowns of non-essential businesses to fight coronavirus, retailer Nordstrom Inc closed hundreds of stores and gave in-store workers...

In South Korea’s dangerous shipyards, subcontracted workers are most at risk

GEOJE, South Korea (Reuters) - Park Chol-hee was working the holiday shift at Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje shipyard on Labour Day, 2017, when a...

Johnson & Johnson CEO testified Baby Powder was safe 13 days...

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facing off against a plaintiff's lawyer for the first time about Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder, the company's Chief...

How a major U.S. farm lender left a trail of defaults,...

HARROD, Ohio (Reuters) - After completing a credit review in a half-hour phone call, a BMO Harris Bank underwriter cleared $12 million in loans...

Undercover entrepreneurs: fearful Mexican tech startups shun spotlight

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - In Mexico's burgeoning startup scene, publicity is the last thing many entrepreneurs want. Unlike plenty of their P.R.-hungry counterparts in...

How Amazon.com moved into the business of U.S. elections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's () cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections....

Trump’s fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration's effort to cut red tape and speed up major energy projects has backfired in the case of...

Investors get lost in Big Oil’s carbon accounting maze

LONDON (Reuters) - Wide variations in the way oil companies report their efforts to reduce carbon emissions make it difficult to assess the risk...

SoftBank’s plans for second mega-fund hit by WeWork debacle

(Reuters) - SoftBank Group founder and CEO Masayoshi Son is struggling to raise money for a second massive technology investment fund in the wake...

How a sanctions-busting smartphone business thrives in North Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea is evading U.N. sanctions to cash in on soaring domestic demand for smartphones, using low-cost hardware imports to generate...