Abortion decision backs US companies into a tight space

NEW YORK: Several major U.S. companies have pledged to provide medical coverage for out-of-state abortions, with a few also lambasting the Supreme Court’s decision striking down federal abortion rights. But the issue remains a hot potato, forcing companies to navigate dynamic political terrain with potential legal liability at stake. “Today’s Scotus (US Supreme Court) ruling … Read more

Mercury, Charles agree to part ways after 18 games

PHOENIX (AP) — Tina Charles’ time in the desert was short-lived. The Phoenix Mercury announced on Saturday that it has agreed to terms of a contractual divorce from Charles after 18 games. “After discussions with Tina and her agent, it was best for the two parties to go their separate ways at this time,” Mercury … Read more

Gaming Till Dawn bids Merchant Street farewell; set to close its doors next week | Business

FAIRMONT – Gaming Till Dawn has overcome many hardships since opening in 2016, and now, at the top of his game, Jeff Erey is deciding to close up shop on his own terms. Gaming Till Dawn has been a mainstay on Merchant Street since the store opened in 2016. Named after Erey’s long-lost YouTube channel, … Read more

These US companies will cover travel costs for employees who need an abortion

New York CNN Business — After the Supreme Court ruled Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade, corporate giants from various sectors have pledged to provide support and financial assistance to employees – and, in some cases, to their dependents – seeking abortions in states that prohibit the procedure. The court’s decision to overturn the nearly … Read more

Apple responds to Roe v. Wade rollback

An aerial view of Apple Park is seen in Cupertino, California, the United States, October 28, 2021. Tayfun Coskun | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Apple employees can use their company benefits to travel out of state to receive medical treatment, the company confirmed Friday. The benefit has been available to employees for more than … Read more

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court ended the nation’s constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place for nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s result is expected to lead to abortion bans in about half of the states. The ruling, unthinkable just a few … Read more

Sapporo U.S.A. to Acquire Stone Brewing | Business

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 24, 2022– Sapporo USA, maker of America’s top-selling Asian beer brand, and Stone Brewing, one of America’s largest and most innovative craft beer brands, have reached an agreement for Sapporo USA to acquire Stone Brewing. Supporting both companies’ long-term growth strategies in the US market, the transaction is expected to close in … Read more

Sapporo U.S.A. to Acquire Stone Brewing | News

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 24, 2022– Sapporo USA, maker of America’s top-selling Asian beer brand, and Stone Brewing, one of America’s largest and most innovative craft beer brands, have reached an agreement for Sapporo USA to acquire Stone Brewing. Supporting both companies’ long-term growth strategies in the US market, the transaction is expected to close in … Read more

Trump’s allies claim they were assured editorial input before filmmaker was subpoenaed

Strange Chet/Getty Images CNN — Several of Donald Trump’s closest allies sat down for interviews with a British filmmaker during his final weeks as president after being assured they had editorial input on the final product, according to two people familiar with the situation, a claim that the filmmaker’s team has denied. Several people said … Read more

Nuclear submarine supplier to be sold to US buyer after diplomatic row

Kwasi Kwarteng is set to approve the US takeover of one of Britain’s most sensitive defense companies after a transatlantic diplomatic row. The business secretary said he was ready to accept the £2.6billion purchase of Ultra Electronics, which makes vital equipment for nuclear submarines, following promises made by its buyer, Advent International, based in Boston. … Read more