LONDON, May 19 (Reuters) – Bus and rail operator FirstGroup plans to announce a 600 million pound ($ 911.5 million) rights issue in the coming days to help pay off debt, British media reported on…
Before there was the Tea Party, there was Big Mama Rag, Inc. It was a radical feminist collective in the 1970s, and it devoted itself to lectures, seminars, a free library, and publishing a newspaper to voice its ideas, namely … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers accused the Obama administration on Wednesday of trampling on free speech rights and evading questions about the Justice Department’s secret seizure of Associated Press telephone records.
Though some members of the Republican party have been moving rapidly to support LGBT rights and in particular equal marriage, the shift has been far from universal. And as my colleague David Nakamura reported the other day, that could pose … Continue reading
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama may have made a slow start on gay rights issues, but by the end of his first term his record was such that a news magazine dubbed him the nation’s “first gay president.” Now … Continue reading
DENVER (Reuters) – Only a day after Colorado’s governor signed laws setting limits on ammunition and imposing background checks, gun rights advocates have vowed to sue, some county sheriffs have declined to enforce the measures, and an ammunition magazine manufacturer … Continue reading
(Reuters) – South Dakota school districts could arm teachers under a bill introduced after the Connecticut school shooting rampage and signed into law on Friday, a day after Georgia lawmakers advanced legislation to end a ban on firearms in bars, … Continue reading
LOS ANGELES, Jan 20 (Reuters) – When President Barack Obama announced a raft of proposals in the biggest U.S. gun-control push in decades, C am Edwards, ho st of Sportsman Channel’s “Cam & Company” talk show, wasted no time siding … Continue reading
* Inmet says First Quantum bid not in shareholders’ best interests
(Reuters) – The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to review a legal challenge to the Voting Rights Act, a landmark law adopted in 1965 to protect African-American voters who had faced decades of discrimination at the polls.