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Author: 0 Rejecting trademarks that 'disparage' others violates First Amendment

The U.S. Supreme Court said the federal government can't constitutionally withhold legal protections for trademarks seen as disparaging, throwing out a 70-year-old provision as a free-speech violation. "I am THRILLED", Snyder told the AP. "The Supreme Court vindicated the Team's position that the 1st Amendment blocks the government from denying or canceling a trademark registration based on the government's opinion".

Author: 0 Stuntwoman successfully hangs from her teeth over Niagara Falls

The stunt artist is hoping this performance inspires others to leave their comfort zones and reach new heights which many we spoke with say it has done but not to the exact level as Wallenda. Onlookers were as impressed as they were anxious about the whole stunt, as he set a new record for the "iron-jaw hang". "It felt awesome", she said after landing back on solid ground.

Culture 24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse
Author: 0 24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate in Latimer Road was reported at 01:16 local time. 'My friends live on the fourth floor, someone knocked on their door, they didn't know and they got out. Met Police officers arrived at the scene to assist the London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance Service. A July 2014 newsletter for residents said the tower building was designed "according to rigorous fire safety standards" and recommended that residents stay inside ...

Culture Jennifer Lawrence's plane makes emergency landing after both engines fail
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence's plane makes emergency landing after both engines fail

What made matters worse is that mid-descent, the plane's other engine also ceased to operate. No doubt such a terrifying moment up in the sky... "The crew diverted to Buffalo when they declared an emergency due to engine-related issues". The FAA promised further investigations into the matter. A representative for the Oscar-winning Silver Linings Playbook star confirmed that Lawrence is "fine" following the scary incident.

Culture Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh
Author: 0 Charges dropped for Preds fan who threw catfish on ice in Pittsburgh

Nashville posted a 16.3 local rating, the market's second-best ever for a Predators game on NBCSN, trailing only Game 6 vs. Anaheim in the Western Conference final (16.5) last month. At the very least, he needs to go to a place where Jake Guentzel doesn't exist. He probably doesn't throw up before games the way Glenn Hall did, but the butterflies are there.

Culture David Beckham overcomes significant hurdle as dream of MLS franchise edges closer
Author: 0 David Beckham overcomes significant hurdle as dream of MLS franchise edges closer

Beckham's group has said the cost of the stadium, which still needs to be approved by city planners, will be met by private investors with no public funds being used in its construction. "We believe Major League Soccer needs Miami just as Miami needs Major League Soccer". The next step in Beckham's plan is to actually build the facility, which will be privately financed.

Culture Mom admits lying to others after baby's death
Author: 0 Mom admits lying to others after baby's death

According to CBS News , Bond told jurors that Michael McCarthy punched the child, Bella, in the abdomen with such force that she literally bounced off the bed. Shapiro asked her why she wasn't anxious that he would give her an overdose, to which she responded, "I don't know if at that time I really cared if I died".

Author: 0 NSA contractor in Georgia arrested for leaking classified information

The Justice Department announced charges Monday against a federal contractor with Top Secret security clearance after she allegedly leaked classified information to an online media outlet. The NSA document does not directly identify the company in question, but contains references to the VR Systems, whose electronic voter database products are used in eight states.

Culture Foo Fighters release surprise new single and video 'Run'
Author: 0 Foo Fighters release surprise new single and video 'Run'

Introducing the track, Dave said: 'I figured on the way up here, I thought "fuck it let's play a new song man". Foo Fighters last full-length album was 2014's Sonic Highways , and they released their Saint Cecelia EP in 2015. The song sees the Foos in familiar territory, kicking off with a ballad-esque beginning, only to quickly shift into raging high gear, bolstered by Grohl-screamed lyrics.

Culture Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry
Author: 0 Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

The source told Reuters that Abedi was not among the 3,000 people now under active investigation by MI5, although he was one of around 20,000 people known to the agency, whose focus is on countering terrorism and espionage. The BBC also said that Abedi had taken part in the armed uprising against Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's regime as a teenager during school holidays.

Author: 0 Cannes Film Festival 2017: The Best Dressed List

Susan posted a throwback from Cannes in 1978, when she would have been 29 years old. Slinky, figure-hugging gowns were the clear favourite on the red carpet, as everyone from 20-year-old model Bella Hadid to 70-year-old actress Susan Sarandon left little to the imagination.

Culture Miranda Kerr Gets Married: Orlando Bloom's Ex Weds Snapchat Founder Evan Spiegel
Author: 0 Miranda Kerr Gets Married: Orlando Bloom's Ex Weds Snapchat Founder Evan Spiegel

Around 50 guests attended the extremely private ceremony including Kerr's grandparents, who were flown in from her hometown of Gunnedah , NSW. Kerr and Bloom split in 2013 after six years together. The two got engaged on July 20 a year ago. Representatives for Miss Kerr and Spiegel declined to comment. Now that the couple is tying the knot, however, the stars may decide to expand their family.

Culture ISIS attack Egyptian bus killing 29 Coptic Christians
Author: 0 ISIS attack Egyptian bus killing 29 Coptic Christians

The facade of the Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality building wore red, white, black and golden hues on Saturday night as it was lit up in solidarity with Egypt , which suffered a lethal terror attack on Friday. The Interior Ministry said the assailants opened fire as the bus traveled to the St. Samuel the Confessor monastery in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo .

Author: 0 Kate forced to 'ssh' young pageboys and bridesmaids at sister Pippa's wedding

The duchess arrived with the young group, who wore outfits by exclusive children's clothing company Pepa & Co, and marshalled them back into the two luxury limousines that ferried them to the church. Sister, Kate the Duchess of Cambridge , while not a maid of honour, also helped her sister with her train and her dress as she entered the church and helped muster page boys and flower girls.

Culture Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate
Author: 0 Judge declares Prince's 6 siblings the heirs to his estate

Prince died at age 57 of an accidental, self-administered overdose of the powerful painkiller fentanyl in April 2016 at his Paisley Park Studios compound in the Minneapolis suburb of Chanhassen. More than 45 people have already had their claims rejected by the court, including a woman claiming to have secretly Wednesday the Purple One years ago in Vegas and a convict in Colorado claiming to be his son.

Culture Aishwarya dons princess look for Cannes red carpet appearance
Author: 0 Aishwarya dons princess look for Cannes red carpet appearance

Aishwarya, 43, yet again proved why she is hailed the most attractive woman in India, by carrying herself around effortlessly in the gorgeous gown. She chose to keep her makeup minimal opting for a nude, illuminated look with sparkling eyes and voluminous lashes.

Culture 3 arrested in death of boy found in stolen car
Author: 0 3 arrested in death of boy found in stolen car

An Amber Alert was eventually issued and local cops canvassed the area for several hours before finding the stolen vehicle in Gluckstadt at around 10 a.m., the Clarion-Ledger reports. Surveillance video showed two men in a 2-door Honda pull up to the auto. It has been taken to the State Crime Lab, along with the body of the little boy who has been taken there for autopsy.

Author: 0 Airlines group urges alternatives to extending electronics ban

Airline groups propose several alternatives to the laptop ban, including more use of machines that detect residue from explosives, turning devices on to demonstrate that they are not bombs, and sorting low-risk passengers from high-risk ones, presumably to let frequent travelers keep their laptops in the cabin.

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Author: 0 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" tops box office in North America

James Gunn directed and scripted the movie, which stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista , Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper as the titular guardians . "Set to the backdrop of "Awesome Mixtape #2, ' Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos".

Culture Industry lost a great actress: Celebs mourn Reema Lagoo's death
Author: 0 Industry lost a great actress: Celebs mourn Reema Lagoo's death

Reema Lagoo had a notable filmography and fans can not stop remembering her as Salman Khan's kind mother in Hum Saath - Saath Hain, Maine Pyar Kiya and Judwaa . She gained prominence once she started doing mother's roles in Hindi films, the first of such character roles was as the mother of Juhi Chawla in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak .

Author: 0 Conte leads Chelsea to EPL title, but will he stay next season?

Victor Moses forced the best save of the night early in the second half, shortly before Albion had their most unsafe minutes. "For this reason we try to keep the best players". Chelsea had an unlikely hero as Batshuayi came off the bench to score just his second league goal of the season. Two years after Mourinho led Chelsea to the title, Conte has stitched the London club back together after dressing-room unity unravelled under Mourinho during a horrendous title defence last season.

Culture Derek Jeter's number is retired at Yankee stadium
Author: 0 Derek Jeter's number is retired at Yankee stadium

His No. 2 jersey retirement went just as expected, featuring ideal weather despite earlier rain following a come-from-behind Yankees victory in front of a capacity Stadium crowd Sunday. "I might have gotten emotional, but we were back there joking and having a good time with my family", he said. Asked about reports he is part of a group trying to buy the Miami Marlins, Jeter said: "There's nothing to report, absolutely nothing".

Culture What Trump discussed with Russian officials was 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says
Author: 0 What Trump discussed with Russian officials was 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

Speaking to reporters at the White House, McMaster refused to say whether Trump had shared classified information with the representatives from Moscow, falling back on a refrain that Trump's disclosures were "wholly appropriate". Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was sacked after he misled Vice-President Mike Pence about conversations he had with Kisylak.

Author: 0 Ticket alert: Katy Perry tour coming to Miami

Katy Perry announced on Monday a new concert tour, with a performance December 1 at the Xcel Energy Center on the schedule. Witness , Perry's first album since 2013's Prism , is set for release on June 9. Tickets start at $35.75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. However, despite their disagreements and after Taylor allegedly wrote her 2015 song "Bad Blood" about Katy , she said she won't be addressing her feud on her own record.

Culture Jennifer Lawrence's 'Mother!' Gets First Look With New Character Poster
Author: 0 Jennifer Lawrence's 'Mother!' Gets First Look With New Character Poster

Requiem For A Dream , Black Swan, The Fountain - hell, even The Wrestler had some genuinely uncomfortable moments and that was probably his straightest film to date. Also, why is she so shiny? The first cinematic poster for the film , posted on Twitter by Aronofsky on Sunday , features a sullen-looking Jennifer Lawrence with her hands drenched in blood.

Culture Fox Cancels Scream Queens
Author: 0 Fox Cancels Scream Queens

Season two of the show, created by Glee favorites Ryan Murphy , Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan , came to an end in December (16), and fans were desperate to know if a third series would be commissioned. While this is not necessarily good news for fans of Scream Queens , it does sound like there may still be hope in the future. While the critical response was somewhat more positive, Scream Queens failed to improve upon its dwindling ratings.

Culture 'New Girl' Gets Renewed For Seventh & Final Season
Author: 0 'New Girl' Gets Renewed For Seventh & Final Season

According to a source who spoke to Variety , the final season of New Girl will be shortened to just eight episodes with the story being wrapped up for good by the end. Fox alone has cut such single-season shows as Pitch , APB , Son of Zorn and Making History; it has yet to announce the fates of 24: Legacy , Wayward Pines and more.

Author: 0 Emma Watson praises genderless MTV Awards after 'Beauty' win

Emma won the first acting award not separated by gender for her performance as Belle in Beauty And The Beast. In her acceptance speech, Watson said the award shows that "acting is about the ability to put yourself in someone else's shoes, and that doesn't need to be separated into two different categories".

Culture Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area
Author: 0 Egypt discovers new necropolis in Minya, first in area

That's likely why he saw this breaking news item about 17 mummies being unearthed in the Egyptian village of Tuna al-Gabal pop up and seized on the opportunity to crack a goofy-ass joke. The discovery comes as Egypt struggles to revive its tourism sector, partially driven by antiquities sightseeing, that was hit hard by political turmoil since the 2011 uprising.

Culture King Suggests Senate Hire Comey to Lead Russia Probe
Author: 0 King Suggests Senate Hire Comey to Lead Russia Probe

And on Wednesday of last week, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump " has confidence in the director ". He posited that Trump may have fired him "perhaps out of fear that Comey could reprise his independent, attorney general-free performance this year as the Russian Federation investigation advances".

Author: 0 Stunning New Character Posters Revealed For Blade Runner 2049

Especially after the two visually f*cking stunning trailer teases we were just sent. We also see scenes with Gosling, who plays K, an LAPD officer and blade runner . There's a cavalcade of riches this summer, with new offerings from both DC and Marvel, new (and in some cases, final) installments in long-running franchises, and a couple newcomers testing the waters for future sequels.

Author: 0 What 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol

Other returning cast members include Zoe Saldana as Gamora, Dave Bautista as Drax the Destroyer, Vin Diesel as the voice of tree-like Baby Groot, and Bradley Cooper as the voice of rascally Rocket Raccoon. At the same time, so-called "Baby Groot" - a pint-sized, indisputably adorable version of the monosyllabic, anthropomorphic tree - feels like nothing quite so much as an attempt to sell plush toys.

Author: 0 How Scott Disick really feels about Kourtney Kardashian's new relationship

Sources told TMZ the pair met the night of sister Kim's Paris hotel robbery. Kourtney doesn't seem to share the sentiment and has been seen with the 23-year-old Younes of late. "It's on nights when she has help and is able to go out". We look at her hottest pics! The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star was recently spotted in the company of model Younes Bendjima walking the streets of West Hollywood.

Culture China, Philippines Presidents talk on phone
Author: 0 China, Philippines Presidents talk on phone

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is responible for the murder of thousands of suspected drug dealers who faced no trial. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Poor relations with the Obama White House led Duterte to threaten a pivot to warmer relations with China.

Culture Robert Plant Triggers Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumours With Cryptic Message
Author: 0 Robert Plant Triggers Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumours With Cryptic Message

Now, speculation is rife of a possible reunion in either 2017 or 2018, after frontman Plant posted a very short message, reading 'Any Time Now...', on his official website on Wednesday (May 3rd). Supposedly, Led Zeppelin turned down an offered appearance at last year's inaugural Desert Trip. As NME points out, Led Zeppelin last performed together in December 2007 at London's The O2 Arena for the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert.

Culture Telugu TV Actor Pradeep Kumar found dead at Hyderabad residence
Author: 0 Telugu TV Actor Pradeep Kumar found dead at Hyderabad residence

Stating that there was nothing to doubt about the suicide, Madhapur Deputy Commissioner of Police Vishwa Prasad said that a foolproof investigation was done to clear all doubts. He was in bad mood and consumed lot of alcohol. Pavani claimed that she administered first-aid to the wound and later, Pradeep went inside the bedroom to sleep.

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