Russia’s war spurs corporate exodus, exposes business risks: “LONDON (AP) — Car factories idled, beer stopped flowing, cargo ships dropped port calls and energy companies cut their pipelines. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has thrown business plans into disarray and forced a growing number of the world’s best known brands — from Apple to Mercedes-Benz and BP — to pull out of a country that’s become a global outcast as companies seek to maintain their reputations and live up to corporate responsibility standards.” via Associated Press