Legal clashes await U.S. companies covering workers’ abortion costs

Abortion rights supporters demonstrate outside the United States Supreme Court the day after the US Supreme Court’s decision in the abortion case Dobbs v. Women’s Health Organization, reversing the landmark ruling on the abortion Roe versus Wade, in Washington, United States, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

Large U.S. law firms mostly quiet on abortion ruling, are ‘walking a tightrope’

Abortion rights protesters protest the day after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the abortion case Dobbs v. Women’s Health Organization overturning the landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade, in Washington, United States, June 25, 2022. REUTERS/Shuran Huang Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 26 (Reuters) – The top U.S. law … Read more

A New J.R.R. Tolkien Collection Gathers the Author’s Writings on Middle-earth’s Second Age

Image: HarperCollins With Prime Video’s prequel series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power arriving in early September, it stands to reason there’ll be a renewed interest in J.R.R. Tolkien’s original writings on Middle-earth’s Second Age. So the timing is perfect for The Fall of Númenor, which gathers all of Tolkien’s works on the … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Bayer bid to nix Roundup weedkiller suits

WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Bayer AG’s (BAYGn.DE) bid to dismiss lawsuits from customers who claim its Roundup weedkiller causes cancer as the company Germany is seeking to avoid potentially billions of dollars in damages. Judges rejected an appeal by Bayer and left in place a lower court … Read more

Lord of the Rings Anime Movie Reveals Voice Cast: Eowyn Returns

Miranda Otto as Éowyn in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Image: New Line Cinema Miranda Otto, who famously played Éowyn in The Lord of the Rings series, is slated to return to the character she portrayed in the early 2000s, Deadline reports. The new anime feature, The Lord of the Rings: The … Read more

Opinion: A decade after Sandy Hook, the Texas school shooting shows the United States is still broken

A girl cries, being comforted by two adults, outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center where bereavement counseling will be offered in Uvalde, Texas, May 24, 2022.ALLISON DINNER/AFP/Getty Images Nearly 10 years ago, 20 children were murdered alongside six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. These kids would have been teenagers now, … Read more

ZTE awaits judge’s ruling after U.S. probation hearing

March 14 (Reuters) – An FBI agent tested on Monday that Chinese nationals brought to the United States under research visas went to work for ZTE Corp (000063.SZ) in New Jersey – a possible sign the Chinese tech company violated its probation from a 2017 US plea deal. At a hearing in federal court in … Read more

Colorado Republican county clerk indicted in voting security breach

DENVER, March 9 (Reuters) – A Colorado grand jury has indicted a Republican county clerk and her deputy on multiple felony charges following an election security breach in her office after voting equipment passwords were posted on a right-wing blog, authorities said on Wednesday . Tina Peters, the top election official in Mesa County and … Read more

U.S. House panel refers Amazon to Justice Department amid competition probe

WASHINGTON, March 9 (Reuters) – Five members of the US House Judiciary Committee have asked the US Department Of Justice (DOJ) to investigate Amazon.com Inc for “potentially criminal conduct” by the company and some of its senior executives. In a letter to the Attorney General of the United States, the bipartisan group of lawmakers said … Read more

U.S. shale producers rebuke Russia; Big Oil more measured

Vicki Hollub, President and CEO of Occidental Petroleum, speaks at the 2019 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, US, April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HOUSTON, Feb 25 (Reuters) – US shale oil firms blasted Russia on Friday over its invasion of Ukraine, while heads … Read more