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U.S. House passes measure clamping down on products from China’s Xinjiang

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By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Tuesday to ban imports from China’s Xinjiang region over concerns about forced labor, part of Washington’s continued pushback against Beijing’s treatment of its Uyghur Muslim minority. The measure passed by unanimous voice vote, after lawmakers agreed on a compromise that eliminated differences between bills introduced in the House and Senate. The House last week passed its version of the bill, but that measure failed to advance to the Senate. But the Senate is expected to pass the compromise ve…

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