Friday, June 18, 2021
Ransomware is a growing problem, and companies aren't making it any better by paying hackers the ransoms they're demanding. The meat supplier JBS USA paid an $11 million ransom in response to a cyberattack that led to the shutdown of...
Infrastructure Senate Republicans came up to about $300 billion in new spending in their latest offer. President Joe Biden talks from the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center in Rehoboth Beach, Del., Friday, June 4, 2021. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo By MYAH WARD and...
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Elections Melanie Stansbury comfortably held a deep-blue congressional seat, easing Democrats' fears that the post-2020 environment had turned against them. Democrat Melanie Stansbury. | Susan Montoya Bryan/ AP Photo By ALLY MUTNICK 06/01/2021 10:13 PM EDT Link Copied Democrat Melanie Stansbury claimed a resounding victory...
More On: economy Boat sales, rentals make waves heading into the summer Fork it over! With soaring costs and labor woes, restaurants are passing the buck to you Oh, ship: Florida threatens cruise lines over COVID vax mandates CEO...
More On: bill gates Bill Gates’ money manager allegedly made racist, sexual comments to staff Gates Foundation sold over $1B in stock ahead of divorce announcement Big Apple Bill: Gates spotted out for first time since divorce announcement Inside...
More On: first amendment Fudged up: Chocolate shop fires worker who refused to serve cop US Supreme Court weighs conservative groups’ bid to conceal donors S-C-O-T-U-S, SCOTUS! ‘Cursing cheerleader’ free speech case heads to Supreme Court Media group blasts...
Uber has recognized a labor union for the first time in a move that could boost efforts by gig economy workers to win better employment rights. GMB, one of Britain's largest unions, will now be able to represent up to...
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A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. Central banks were the superheroes of the early phase of the pandemic, taking dramatic steps to save...

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