Golden arches to go dark in Russia as McDonald’s exits after 30 years

May 16 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp. (MCD.N) on Monday became one of the biggest global names to exit Russia, laying out plans to sell all its restaurants after operating for more than 30 years in the country following its invasion of Ukraine. The world’s largest burger chain, which owns about 84% of its nearly 850 … Read more

India bans wheat exports as heat wave hurts crop, domestic prices soar

A combine deposits harvested wheat in a tractor trolley at a field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, India, March 16, 2022. REUTERS / Amit Dave Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ban could push global wheat prices to new peaks India was aiming to export 10 mln T wheat before ban Heat … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Maker of Walmart, Amazon store-brand infant formulas expects shortages through rest of 2022

Empty shelves show a shortage of baby formula at a Target store in San Antonio, Texas, US May 10, 2022. REUTERS / Kaylee Greenlee Beal Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, May 13 (Reuters) – Perrigo Company PLC (PRGO.N)which makes store-brand baby formulas for retailers including Walmart Inc (WMT.N) and … Read more

Buffett slams Wall St, extols cash, addresses nuclear risk at Berkshire meeting

OMAHA, Neb., April 30 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday used the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) to rail against Wall Street excess and extol the virtues of cash after rapidly spending tens of billions on stocks and companies, while addressing the risk to his conglomerate from the threat of nuclear war. The … Read more

China reports first human case of H3N8 bird flu

Workers vaccinate chicks with the H9 bird flu vaccine at a farm in Changfeng county, Anhui province, China, April 14, 2013. REUTERS / Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, April 27 (Reuters) – China has recorded its first human infection with the H3N8 strain of bird flu, but the risk … Read more

New Jersey gets high on its own supply as legal weed sales begin

LAWRENCE, NJ, April 21 (Reuters) – Last year, Xavier Rodriguez got two convictions for marijuana possession expunged from his record, thanks to a new law legalizing the drug in New Jersey. On Thursday, the 28-year-old was among the initial wave of New Jerseyans waiting in long lines to buy marijuana lawfully, as 13 dispensaries around … Read more

India intimidates Amazon by suspending 2019 2019 Future Group deal, cites suppression of information

The Amazon 2019 Future deal was at the heart of ongoing legal disputes India’s watchdog is suspending the deal, Amazon said suppressed information in 2019 Amazon must pay a fine of 2 billion rupees watchdog Suspension of agreement latest legal twist in Future-Amazon saga NEW DELHI, December 17 (Reuters) – India’s antitrust agency suspends Amazon.com … Read more