Legal clashes await US companies to cover workers’ abortion costs

June 26 (Reuters) – A growing number of major US companies have said they will cover travel costs for employees who have to leave their countries of origin to have abortions, but these new policies could expose companies to lawsuits and even possible criminal liability, according to legal experts. † Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Apple Inc … Read more

Reactions to US Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade Abortion Monument

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures from across the political spectrum reacted Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision recognizing a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. and was legalized across the country. read more PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Today, the United States Supreme Court … Read more

Disney, other US companies offer abortion travel benefit after Roe . decision

NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – US companies including Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said Friday they will cover workers’ costs if they have to travel for abortion services after The US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. The U.S. Supreme Court Friday overturned the landmark 1973 ruling that … Read more

US Senate approves gun safety bill as Supreme Court rejects small arms limits

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – A bipartisan package of modest gun security measures passed by the U.S. Senate late Thursday, even as the Supreme Court broadly expanded gun rights by ruling that Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns in public for self defense. The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun safety … Read more

Ukrainian president says up to 3,000 troops killed so far; new explosions hit cities

Explosions hit Kyiv in north, Lviv in west Zelenskiy says 2,500-3,000 Ukrainian troops killed Around 20,000 Russian troops killed, he says Ukraine says street fighting ongoing in Mariupol Russia’s Moskva – largest ship sunk in war in 40 years KYIV, April 16 (Reuters) – Explosions were heard in Kyiv and the western city of Lviv … Read more

Penthouses in North Korea are mainly for the unfortunate few

Few of North Korea’s rich drawn to live in penthouses Concerns about power and water supply keep them away Uncertain functioning of elevators also deters many For leader Kim Jong Un, skyscrapers showcase build quality SEOUL, April 15 (Reuters) – For people in many countries, living in a penthouse is the dream. In North Korea? … Read more

New York subway shooting suspect arrested on mass transit violence charge

Man arrested faces possible life in prison if convicted At least 23 injured in Tuesday’s shootings, smoke bomb attack NEW YORK, April 13 (Reuters) – The man suspected of setting off smoke bombs and spraying gunfire inside a New York City subway car, injuring 23 people, was arrested on Wednesday on a federal charge of … Read more

US judge declines to jail two men accused of impersonating federal agents

WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) – A US judge on Tuesday declined to jail two men accused of impersonating federal agents and supplying Secret Service personnel with gifts, dealing a blow to prosecutors who had argued that the defendants pose a danger and should be detained. Arian Taherzadeh, 40, and Haider Ali, 35, were arrested last … Read more

Multiple people shot in New York subway station, explosives found

NEW YORK, April 12 (Reuters) – Multiple people were shot and at least 13 were injured on Tuesday in a New York City subway station where authorities found undetonated explosive devices, the Fire Department said, in the latest spasm of violence in the city’s transit system. The incident occurred during the morning commute at the … Read more

Prosecutor to drop charges against Texas woman over her abortion

April 10 (Reuters) – A local prosecutor in Texas will dismiss criminal charges against a 26-year-old woman who was arrested for a self-induced abortion in a case that had drawn national scrutiny and led abortion rights activists to demonstrate on her behalf . Following a grand jury indictment of her on March 30, Lizelle Herrera … Read more