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U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing gay rights

Business owner holds sticker to place outside her shop in Lafayette, IndianaArkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill. Arkansas followed Indiana, which passed a similar act last week. The world's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart , based in Bentonville, Ark., issued a statement saying the Arkansas bill threatened to undermine "the spirit of inclusion" in the state and "does not reflect the values we proudly uphold." Signed by Doug McMillon, chief executive officer, the statement asked Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson to veto the legislation.


Broadway's 'Honeymoon in Vegas' will close this Sunday

FILE - This file image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Rob McClure, left, and Catherine Ricafort in a scene from "Honeymoon in Vegas" in New York. Producers of the show said Tuesday, March 31, 2015, that the musical starring Tony Danza, McClure and Brynn O'Malley will close Sunday after good reviews but dismal box office receipts. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus, File)NEW YORK (AP) — The honeymoon between "Honeymoon in Vegas" and Broadway is over. Even Elvis couldn't save them.


Health providers' stand could invite other execution methods

FILE - This May 27, 2008 file photo shows the State of Texas execution chamber in Huntsville, Texas. A leading association for pharmacists on Monday has approved a proposal declaring that participation in lethal injection executions by compounding pharmacies would be a violation of core pharmacy values. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.


Los Angeles to pay $1.35 million to mother of driver who died in police custody
(Reuters) - The city of Los Angeles will pay $1.35 million to the mother of a man who died of an asthma attack while in police custody, the Los Angeles Times reported. Jorge Azucena, 26, was arrested in 2013 for running a red light, the newspaper said. A subsequent investigation by the police department and the inspector general of the Los Angeles Police Commission found that officers as well as jail personnel ignored his requests for assistance, the newspaper reported. Azucena's mother, Juana Garcia, sued the city, leading to the settlement announced Tuesday.
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