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Trump sticks by EPA chief as lawmakers call for resignation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump expressed support on Tuesday for EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, as U.S. lawmakers including two fellow Republicans called for Pruitt’s resignation after reports he paid far below market rates to live in a condo owned by a lobbyist.

China’s Tencent wins on lockdown gaming boom

HONG KONG (Reuters) – High demand for video games during COVID-19 lockdowns buoyed Tencent Holdings’ first-quarter revenue and profits, with blockbuster games PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile and Honor of Kings helping it beat forecasts.

Ties between Boeing and Trump run deep

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Donald Trump spoke with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg on Tuesday to get assurances about the safety of the 737 MAX plane that crashed in Ethiopia, he wasn’t talking to a stranger.