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Three dead after Colombia protests, as country wakes to transport problems

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Three people were killed in events following Thursday marches across Colombia, the defense minister said, as cities woke on Friday to widespread public transportation problems and calls for another protest. More than 250,000 people marched on Thursday to express growing discontent with President Ivan Duque’s government, including rumored economic reforms and ongoing […]

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U.S. Silica cuts 10% of workforce

Nov 22 (Reuters) – Frac sand miner U.S. Silica Holdings Inc said on Friday it had cut about 230 jobs to reduce costs amid challenges in the energy market. The company said it expects to incur about $1.7 million in related severance costs in the fourth quarter of 2019 and will consider any impairment charges […]

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