Disney employees stage walkouts to protest company response to Florida bill

LOS ANGELES, March 22 (Reuters) – Employees of the Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) staged walkouts and social media campaigns on Tuesday to protest the company’s response to Florida legislation that would limit classroom discussion of sexual orientation or gender identity. In a rare public demonstration of unrest, about 60 Disney employees gathered at a park … Read more

U.S. plans to allow in more Ukrainians after few refugees admitted

People fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine rest in a temporary refugee center located at a local track-and-field athletics stadium in Chisinau, Moldova March 4, 2022. REUTERS/Vladislav Culiomza/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) – The Biden administration plans to launch an effort this week to make it … Read more

U.S., British officials kick off talks to strengthen trade ties

Talks to resolve steel subsidy dispute ongoing UK official says ‘protectionism is not the solution’ Bilateral trade ties add up to $260 billion a year BALTIMORE, Md., March 21 (Reuters) – US and British officials kicked off two days of meetings to strengthen trade ties on Monday, underscoring transatlantic cooperation at a time when Western … Read more

U.S. judge rules against Kentucky clerk who denied same-sex marriage licenses

Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis speaks during an interview on Fox News Channel’s ‘The Kelly File’ in New York September 23, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 19 (Reuters) – A US judge ruled that a former county clerk from Kentucky knowingly violated the rights of same-sex couples … Read more

U.S. working to secure release of basketball star detained by Russia

Brittney Griner of the United States gestures during a game against Australia at Saitama Super Arena in their Tokyo 2020 Olympic women’s basketball quarterfinal game in Saitama, Japan August 4, 2021. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) – Diplomats were working to ensure the release of … Read more