Texas man sues 3 women for helping ex-wife get abortion pills

March 12 (Reuters) – A Texas man has filed a wrongful death lawsuit accusing three women of helping his ex-wife obtain abortion pills, in one of the first major legal challenges under a state ban on abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Plaintiff Marcus Silva filed a lawsuit Thursday in Galveston … Read more

The Acolyte A new publication window

The Acolytethe next Sith-focused Disney+ star wars set in the High Republic era, is aiming to debut in 2024, according to Bob Iger, CEO of The Walt Disney Company. Iger dropped the news on the scheduled star wars during a question-and-answer session at the Morgan Stanley Conference on Technology, Media and Telecommunications. “Last night I … Read more

Exclusive: UK approves increased submarine-related exports to Taiwan, risking anger in China

LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) – Britain last year approved a sharp increase in exports of submarine parts and technology to Taiwan as part of the modernization of its naval forces, a move that could have an impact on British relations with China. The value of licenses granted by the UK government to companies to export … Read more

Iran claims prisoner swap with US; The United States calls it a “cruel lie”

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s top diplomat claimed on Sunday that a prisoner swap was close with the United States, though he offered no evidence to support his claim. The United States immediately dismissed his comments as a “cruel lie”. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has made similar comments in the past about possible … Read more

China’s Xi wants bigger global role after Saudi-Iran deal

BEJIING (AP) — President Xi Jinping on Monday called on China to play a bigger role in managing world affairs after Beijing pulled off a diplomatic coup as host of talks that yielded an agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran to reopen diplomatic relations. Xi gave no details of the ruling Communist Party’s plans in … Read more