UPDATE 2-Work on asbestos bill postponed till May 12


(Updates with work postponed, insurers provision) By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) - The Senate Judiciary Committee was forced to postpone work Thursday on a $140 billion asbestos compensation fund until May 12 after procedural wrangling halted the panel's meeting. Before the forced recess, the committee by 12-5 declined to expand the fund to lung cancer sufferers who could not show their ailment was due to asbestos, after one senator warned the fund was already in ...

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