TOPNWS

Texas judge blocks enforcement of pre-Roe v. Wade abortion ban

June 28 (Reuters) – A Texas judge on Tuesday blocked officials from enforcing a dormant 1925 abortion ban that the state’s Republican attorney general said was back in effect after the US Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to the procedure nationwide. The temporary restraining order by Judge Christine Weems in Harris County came in …

Texas judge blocks enforcement of pre-Roe v. Wade abortion ban Read More »

Reactions to US Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade abortion landmark

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) – Public figures across the political spectrum reacted to the US Supreme Court ruling on Friday overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that recognized a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion and legalized it nationwide. read more PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN A LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: “Today the Supreme Court of …

Reactions to US Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade abortion landmark 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 on Friday they will cover employees’ expenses if they have to travel for abortion services after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade. The US Supreme Court on Friday overturned the landmark 1973 …

Disney, other US companies offer abortion travel benefit after Roe decision Read More »

JPMorgan to cover US staff travel costs for out-of-state abortions -memo

Abortion rights demonstrator reacts outside the United States Supreme Court as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women’s Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, US, June 24, 2022. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, June 24 (Reuters) – America’s …

JPMorgan to cover US staff travel costs for out-of-state abortions -memo Read More »

US Senate passes gun safety bill as Supreme Court knocks down handgun limits

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

US Senate passes gun safety bill as Supreme Court knocks down handgun limits Read More »

Amazon has a plan to make Alexa mimic anyone’s voice

Amazon’s DOT Alexa device is shown inside a house in this picture illustration taken October 1, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LAS VEGAS, June 22 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) wants to give customers the chance to make Alexa, the company’s voice assistant, sound just like their grandmother …

Amazon has a plan to make Alexa mimic anyone’s voice Read More »

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting a divorce – NYT

91st Academy Awards – Vanity Fair – Beverly Hills, California, US, February 24, 2019 – Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 22 (Reuters) – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress Jerry Hall are getting a divorce, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing …

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting a divorce – NYT Read More »

US CapitolJan. 6 panel examines Trump’s pressure on Pence

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) – The congressional committee investigating last year’s deadly assault on the US Capitol turns its attention on Thursday to then-President Donald Trump’s attempts to pressure former Vice President Mike Pence to overturn his 2020 election defeat. The House of Representatives select committee has scheduled a hearing for 1 pm EDT (1700 …

US CapitolJan. 6 panel examines Trump’s pressure on Pence Read More »

White nationalists accused of planning riot are bailed out of Idaho jail

June 13 (Reuters) – Thirty-one members of white nationalist group Patriot Front, arrested in Idaho over the weekend on suspicion of plotting to violently disrupt an LGBTQ pride event, were released from jail on bond and will make their initial court appearances in the coming weeks, a short official said on Monday. The men, arrested …

White nationalists accused of planning riot are bailed out of Idaho jail Read More »

Trump aides tell Jan. 6 committee he ignored their doubts about election fraud

WASHINGTON, June 13(Reuters) – Top advisers to then-President Donald Trump told him that his claims of widespread election fraud were unfounded and would not reverse his election loss, but he refused to listen, according to testimony on Monday at a hearing of the committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the US Capitol. Officials …

Trump aides tell Jan. 6 committee he ignored their doubts about election fraud Read More »