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Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

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British clothing retailer Primark says it will pay $10 million in compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh last year. The tragedy killed more than 1,100.
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