Kroger forecasts upbeat 2020 as consumers prefer to eat at home

U.S. supermarket chain Kroger Co KR.N on Friday forecast full-year same-store sales and profit above Wall Street expectations, as consumers eat more at home with offices closed and schools shifting classes online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shoppers have been ordering everything from fresh vegetables and canned soups online since the outbreak, driving a 127% […]

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Spain sentences ex-colonel to 133 years in El Salvador’s 1989 Jesuit priest massacre

Inocente Orlando Montano, who served as vice minister for public security during El Salvador’s 1979-1992 civil war, denied having taken part or ordering the massacre. A former Salvadoran colonel was sentenced to 133 years in prison for the killings of five Jesuit priests more than three decades ago, a court in Spain ruled Friday. Spain’s […]

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Rio Tinto CEO to leave company after destruction of sacred sites

The company destroyed two rock shelters in Juukan George in Western Australia state that had been inhabited for 46,000 years. Rio Tinto chief executive Jean-Sebastien Jacques will leave the Anglo-Australian mining giant by March over the destruction of Australian Indigenous sacred sites to access iron ore, the company said on Friday. “Significant stakeholders have expressed […]

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