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Ukraine police seize cash in raids on major ransomware gang

Jun. 16, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian police have carried out nearly two dozen raids targeting alleged associates of a Russian-speaking ransomware gang it blamed for a half billion dollars in cyberattacks and extortion that hit the United States and South Korea especially hard. A...

This Week: Retail sales, Fed policy update, Kroger earns

Jun. 14, 2021 01:15 AM EDT

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: SIZING UP RETAIL SALES The Commerce Department issues its May tally of U.S. retail sales Tuesday. Economists predict sales fell a seasonally...

Food insecurity worsens, even in America's breadbasket

Jun. 14, 2021 01:06 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — As the sun set behind an overcast sky in early December, deepening the cold of the late afternoon, Jesse Rennich stood in line with about 30 others before an Adopt-a-Block food distribution drop at Tatley Place in south Bismarck. Dressed in jeans...

Man kills woman, child, himself at Florida supermarket

Jun. 10, 2021 17:43 PM EDT

ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man fatally shot a woman and a child inside a Florida supermarket Thursday before killing himself, authorities said, causing dozens to flee the store in panic. The shooting happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. at a Publix located in a strip...

Business compliance with plastic bag ban upsets lawmakers

Jun. 04, 2021 19:04 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers in Delaware are complaining that grocery stores and other retailers are exploiting a “loophole” in a new law prohibiting the use of certain plastic bags when the businesses are actually doing exactly what the law requires. ...

Workers win round in equal pay lawsuit against Tesco

Jun. 03, 2021 10:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Workers at Britain’s largest grocery chain won the latest round in their equal pay lawsuit Thursday, when the European Union’s Court of Justice ruled that more favorable EU rules governing comparisons between men and women apply to the case. The case...

100 years after Tulsa Race Massacre, the damage remains

May. 25, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — On a recent Sunday, Ernestine Alpha Gibbs returned to Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church. Not her body. She had left this Earth 18 years ago, at age 100. But on this day, three generations of her family brought Ernestine’s keepsakes back to...

Nervous workers struggle to adjust to new mask policies

May. 20, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

An abrupt relaxation of mask policies has left workers at supermarkets and other stores reeling as they try to sort out what the new environment means for their own safety and relationship with customers. Kroger, the country's largest grocery chain, became one of the...

Vaccinated customers can go without masks in Kroger stores

May. 20, 2021 04:38 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kroger stores in Kentucky are allowing fully-vaccinated customers go maskless beginning Thursday. The grocery store chain updated its mask policy Wednesday. “If there is a state or local mandate, we will adhere to that...

The Latest: New Mexico adopts CDC guidance on facemasks

May. 14, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. -- New Mexico has adopted guidance on facemasks from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that says fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear masks indoors or outside in most cases. Under revisions Friday to the state’s emergency public...