Walmart to Stop Requiring Masks for Vaccinated Workers and Shoppers 

Walmart will no longer require vaccinated workers and shoppers to wear masks, except where municipalities require it. Companies began to rethink their requirements after federal health regulators relaxed their guidelines.

Les Moonves to Forgo $120 Million in Settlement With ViacomCBS 

The former CBS chief was denied a severance package following his resignation in 2018 and had challenged the decision.

7-Eleven Completes Convenience Store Acquisition Amid FTC Disarray 

U.S. antitrust enforcers signal disagreement on how to address deal for Marathon Petroleum's Speedway chain.

Swiss Life Enters Deferred Prosecution Agreement With U.S. Justice Department 

Swiss Life entities agreed to pay $77.3 million, which includes restitution, forfeiture of all gross fees and a penalty, the Justice Department said.

Coke to Discontinue Coca-Cola Energy in U.S. 

The soda giant saw disappointing sales after launching the drink last year in an effort to break into a fast-growing beverage category dominated by Red Bull and Monster.

Facebook Loses Bid to Block Ruling on EU-U.S. Data Flows 

The social-media company lost a bid to block a European Union privacy decision that could suspend its ability to send information about Europeans to the U.S., opening a pathway toward a precedent-setting interruption of its data flows.

Hacking Group Linked to Colonial Pipeline Attack Is Closing Down 

DarkSide, the criminal group linked to a cyber attack that disrupted U.S. gasoline deliveries this week, has told hacking associates that it is shutting down, said security research firms.

U.K. Launches Fraud Probe Into Greensill-Linked Steel Firm 

Britain's Serious Fraud Office said it is investigating suspected fraud and money laundering at metals magnate Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance, as well as its financing arrangements with bankrupt lender Greensill Capital.

Irish Healthcare Service Shuts Down IT Systems After Ransomware Attack 

Hospitals canceled appointments and turned to paper and pen after the attack, which used Conti ransomware, shut down IT systems.

Honda Net Profit Surges as North America Business Rebounds 

Honda Motor posted a net profit in its fourth quarter thanks to a broad operational improvement, especially in North America, as its business continued to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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