By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) - U.S. labor and industry officials are nearing agreement on a proposal to set up a trust fund of between $90 billion and $120 billion to pay legal claims related to asbestos exposure, a senator involved in the talks said on Tuesday. "We're almost there," said Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, who earlier this year asked the warring parties to thousands of asbestos cases to help him draft legislation to resolve the crisis, which is ...
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