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UPDATE 2-Mining giant BHP pays record dividend, but flags risks to global growth

* World's biggest miner hands back $20.9 bln to investors in FY19

9:20pm EDT

BHP says U.S.-China trade spat not yet hurting demand for its commodities

MELBOURNE, Aug 20 Top global miner BHP Group said on Tuesday the U.S.-China trade war is not yet affecting demand for its commodities.

Energy 7:23pm EDT

UPDATE 2-Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe

SAO PAULO, Aug 19 Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people.

BHP reports 2% decline in annual profit, pays record dividend

Aug 20 BHP Group, the world's biggest miner, posted a 2% decline in full-year profit and declared a record final dividend on Tuesday.

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U.S. Steel plans to lay off hundreds of workers in Michigan

CHICAGO, Aug 19 United States Steel Corp will temporarily lay off hundreds of workers at its Great Lakes facility in Michigan in coming weeks, according to a filing the steelmaker made with the State of Michigan.

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