Factbox: Companies offering abortion travel benefits to US workers

June 25 (Reuters) – A growing number of companies, including JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), and Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) are rolling out policies to offer benefits to US employees who may need to access abortion services. The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took the dramatic step of overturning … 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 … 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 … Read more

‘Lightyear’ star Chris Evans calls critics of on-screen representation ‘idiots’

LOS ANGELES, June 14 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) new animated Pixar movie “Lightyear” features a gay couple, the latest step by the company to show traditionally under-represented groups on the big screen. Actor Chris Evans, who voices the main character in “Lightyear,” applauded moves to reflect all types of people and said those … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Disney / Pixar’s ‘Lightyear,’ with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries; China in question

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has been unable to obtain permission to show its new Pixar movie “Lightyear” in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian countries, a source said on Monday, and the animated film appeared unlikely to open in China, the world’s largest movie market. A “Lightyear” producer told Reuters … Read more

UFC 275: Live Weigh-In Show – UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship

UFC 275: Live Weigh-In ShowUFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Live! UFC 275 weigh-in video results for ‘Teixeira vs. Jiri ‘from SingaporeMMA Mania UFC 275 predictions, odds, best bets: Three top picks to consider for the loaded fight cardCBS Sports UFC 275 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4UFC – Ultimate Fighting Championship Valentina Shevchenko vs Taila … Read more

Box Office: ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Debuts to Stratospheric $ 124 Million

LOS ANGELES, May 29 (Variety.com) – Tom Cruise may have pulled off one of the most daring stunts of his career – getting audiences to go to the movies for something that does not involve superheroes. “Top Gun: Maverick” pulled in blockbuster ticket sales in its opening weekend, collecting $ 134 million from a record … Read more

‘Wizard Of Oz’ Dress Auction Blocked Over Ownership Disputes – TODAY

‘Wizard Of Oz’ Dress Auction Blocked Over Ownership DisputesTODAY Auction of long-lost Wizard of Oz dress blocked by judge amid ownership rowThe Guardian Judge blocks Catholic University from auctioning ‘Wizard of Oz’ dressThe Washington Post Judge blocks auction of Judy Garland’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ dress by Catholic University pending outcome of lawsuitCNBC View Full Coverage … Read more

Melvin Capital to shut down after heavy losses on meme stocks, market slump

May 18 (Reuters) – Melvin Capital, once one of Wall Street’s most successful hedge funds which then lost billions in the meme stock saga, will shut down after it was hit again by this year’s market slump. Gabe Plotkin, widely regarded as one of the industry’s best traders after posting years of double digit returns, … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Google paying more than 300 EU publishers for news, more to come

BRUSSELS, May 11 (Reuters) – Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google has signed deals to pay more than 300 publishers in Germany, France and four other EU countries for their news and will roll out a tool to make it easier for others to sign up too, the company told Reuters. The move to be announced publicly … Read more