PARIS — French automaker Renault plans to pause manufacturing at its Moscow plant in an apparent transfer to fend off mounting criticism, breaking ranks with different major French firms that have defied stress to keep working in Russia after it invaded Ukraine. FRANKFORT, Ky. — Gov. Andy Beshear signed into legislation Thursday a business-backed bill offering one other spherical of coronavirus-related relief to Kentucky employers on their unemployment insurance tax assessments. BRUSSELS — President Vladimir Putin’s risk to have “unfriendly” countries pay for Russian natural fuel exports solely in rubles any longer obtained the not-so-friendly therapy from European Union nations Thursday. HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed emergency laws Thursday that will droop a 25-cent-per-gallon state gasoline tax from April 1 to June 30 to give motorists some aid on the pump. SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A respected tax and finances watchdog on Thursday praised Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s finances …

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