Twitter Vows Legal Fight After Musk Withdraws From $44 Billion Deal

July 8 (Reuters) – Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla (TSLA.O) and the world’s richest person, said on Friday he would terminate his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter. (TWTR.N) because the social media company had breached multiple provisions of the merger agreement. Twitter Chairman Bret Taylor said on the microblogging platform that the board plans … Read more

Explosion rocks Georgia Guidestones, dubbed ‘America’s Stonehenge’

Jul 6 (Reuters) – A quirky granite monument that some have dubbed “America’s Stonehenge” but which a conservative politician has condemned as “satanic” was demolished by authorities in rural Georgia on Wednesday hours after that it suffered serious damage in a bombardment perpetrated by vandals. Investigators from several law enforcement agencies gathered at the site … Read more

4th of July rooftop shooter kills 6 in Chicago suburb of Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., July 4 (Reuters) – A gunman on a rooftop opened fire on families waving flags and children on bicycles in a July 4 parade on Monday, killing six and wounding more than 36 in Highland. , a suburb of Chicago. Park. The gunman climbed onto the roof of a business using a … Read more

Ohio police officers shot fleeing black man dozens of times, attorney says

July 2 (Reuters) – Police killed Jayland Walker, a black man in Ohio, by shooting him dozens of times as he ran from officers after a traffic stop, a lawyer for his family said, citing a review of the footage. of police body camera. which will be made public on Sunday. In comments published Saturday … Read more

New York bans guns in many public places after Supreme Court ruling

NEW YORK, Jul 1 (Reuters) – New York state passed a law on Friday that bans guns in many public places, including Times Square, and requires gun license applicants to prove their ability to shoot and submit their bills. social media accounts for review by government officials. . The law, passed in an emergency legislative … Read more

Biden predicts states will try to arrest women traveling for abortions

WASHINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden predicted on Friday that some U.S. states will try to arrest women for crossing state lines to get abortions after the Supreme Court struck down the constitutional right to procedures across the country. country. Thirteen Republican-led states banned or severely restricted the procedure under so-called “trigger laws” … Read more

China’s Xi: No reason to change Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ formula

HONG KONG, July 1 (Reuters) – There is no reason to change Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” governing formula, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on a rare visit to the world financial center after being sworn in. to the new city leader, John Lee, on Friday. Britain returned Hong Kong to Chinese rule on … Read more

Suspected truck driver in Texas immigrant deaths was high on methamphetamine, lawmaker says

53 Migrants Killed in Smuggling Attempt at US Border Alleged driver charged with human trafficking crime Driver had methamphetamine in his system, US lawmaker and official say SAN ANTONIO, June 30 (Reuters) – The suspected driver of a truck packed with dozens of migrants who died in scorching heat during a smuggling attempt in Texas … Read more

Abortions may resume in Texas after a judge blocks the pre-Roe v. Wade

June 28 (Reuters) – Abortions can resume in Texas after a judge on Tuesday blocked officials from enforcing a nearly century-old ban that the state’s Republican attorney general said was back in effect after the Supreme Court of the United States annulled the constitutional right to procedure throughout the country. Judge Christine Weems’ temporary restraining … Read more

Biden signs a gun safety bill and slams the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden signed into law the first major federal gun reform in three decades on Saturday, days after a Supreme Court condemned decision expanding gun owners’ rights of firearms. “God willing, it will save a lot of lives,” Biden said at the White House after signing the bill … Read more