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BEIJING - Inflation worries rattled Wall Street Wednesday, pulling the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 680 points lower and placing the major stock indexes on track for their worst week in more than six months.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Sandra Kunz had been worried for her safety while working as a cashier at a Walmart in Aurora, Colorado, during the pandemic, said her sister, Paula Spellman.

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RALEIGH (AP) — State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S. after a hack of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline led to panic-buying that contributed to more than 1,000 gas stations running out of fuel.

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) _ SunOpta Inc. (STKL) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $1.7 million.

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Crescent Point Energy Corp. (CPG) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $17.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

DALLAS (AP) — A California judge has dismissed a Twitter lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in which the social medium accused the Republican of using his office to retaliate for Twitter's banning the account of former President Donald Trump.

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ NXT Energy Solutions Inc. (NSFDF) on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.3 million in its first quarter.

MONTREAL (AP) _ Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. (OR) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $8.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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OTTAWA - The federal government is launching a basket of programs to bolster airports with hundreds of millions of dollars in funding first announced back in November, but the sector says more drastic steps are needed.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Reenergized under owner Jeff Bezos, The Washington Post named Associated Press veteran Sally Buzbee as its executive editor Tuesday, making her the first woman in the paper's 144-year history to lead the newsroom.

LONDON (AP) — A German privacy watchdog banned Facebook on Tuesday from gathering data on users of its WhatsApp chat app, citing an update to its privacy policy that it said breaches stringent European data protection rules.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses seeking to find new workers as the economy expands.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The once-deserted steps outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art are filling up with visitors again. Hotel lobbies are losing their desolate feel. Downtown, people are back to taking selfies with the Charging Bull statue near Wall Street.

TORONTO (AP) _ George Weston Ltd. (WNGRF) on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $41.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) _ Endeavour Silver Corp. (EXK) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $12.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

SURREY, British Columbia (AP) _ Kelso Technologies Inc. (KIQ) on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $800,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

SINGAPORE (AP) — Shares in Meituan, China’s largest food delivery platform, have tumbled after its CEO posted —and then deleted — an ancient poem in a move widely seen as possible criticism of the Chinese government.

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