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White House blocks pension fund investment in Chinese stocks

Trump aides seek to stop money flowing into companies that threaten US security

A worker is seen during the build of a wall at the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The Trump administration is pressing a board charged with overseeing billions in federal retirement dollars to halt plans to invest in Chinese companies that Washington suspects of abusing human rights or threatening U.S. security.

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