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Gene Simmons Gives Up on Trademarking the "Rock On" Devil Horns

Gene Simmons Gives Up on Trademarking the Simmons filed his application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on June 9, describing the "horns" symbol as "a hand gesture with the index and small fingers extended upward and the thumb extended perpendicular". It's a public domain; it shouldn't be trademarked". In the application, he claimed he was the first to use it in 1974, and he was subsequently mocked by members of the rock worl... [Full Article...]

Fourth of July travel expected to set records

Fourth of July travel expected to set records Strong employment and rising incomes have boosted consumer confidence and spending, which bodes well for the travel industry this holiday weekend. With today's national average price for a gallon of gas at $2.28, prices remain historically low for the summer travel season. [Full Article...]

'Handmaid's Tale' Ups Alexis Bledel to Series Regular for Season 2

'Handmaid's Tale' Ups Alexis Bledel to Series Regular for Season 2 Alexis Bledel is now a strong Emmy contender for Best Drama Guest Actress for her performance in season one of " The Handmaid's Tale ", but fans can look forward to her return next year. Season 2 is slated to arrive sometime in 2018. Ofglen's role had already been expanded, the writers delving into her personal life and her whereabouts after Offred noticed she disappeared. [Full Article...]

Kate Middleton delighted the audience with a gorgeous image

Kate Middleton delighted the audience with a gorgeous image Prince William was greatly affected by first, his parent's divorce in 1996 and then his mother's tragic death in 1997. Hello Magazine shared that it's not uncommon for the royal family to keep their schedule free of public appearances on their birthdays. [Full Article...]

Holdouts On The Jury In Cosby Trial Refused To Convict

Holdouts On The Jury In Cosby Trial Refused To Convict One male juror, in an especially tense moment, reportedly punched the concrete wall. The juror told the network he two holdouts were "not moving, no matter what". "People would just start crying out of nowhere, we wouldn't even be talking about [the case] and people would just start crying." "Not once. If somebody would mention something, we would cut them off". [Full Article...]

Kavita Devi becomes the first Indian woman to feature in WWE

Kavita Devi becomes the first Indian woman to feature in WWE The first-ever Mae Young Classic will take place from July 13-14 at Full Sail Live in Orlando, Florida. A bit of speculation has been going around that Awesome Kong, Kharma in WWE , could make her big comeback for the Mae Young Classic, but it doesn't seem as if she will. [Full Article...]

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral When asked about Otto Warmbier , the 22-year-old American student who died after being detained for 17 months in North Korea for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda banner, Mattis called the DPRK's actions "beyond any kind of understanding of law and order". [Full Article...]

Police say London attackers wore fake explosive belt

Police say London attackers wore fake explosive belt The three, who were not connected to the weekend attack on London Bridge, are being questioned at a south London police station. "If you know anything about these particular types of knives, please let us know - it could prove a crucial lead in our investigation". [Full Article...]

Clooney sells tequila for $1b

Clooney sells tequila for $1b Adding her comments, Deirdre Mahlan, President Diageo North America said: "I am excited by the opportunity to bring Casamigos into the Diageo portfolio which allows us to further penetrate this exciting and high-growth category". "In our experience, it is hard for sales, distributors and customers to focus on two brands in the same category at similar price points at the same time", they said. [Full Article...]

Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case

Cosby's fate rests with jury in Pennsylvania sex assault case Meanwhile, the veteran performer could charm jurors at his sexual assault trial if he testifies this week, but experts say the risk would be considerable. Only one person took the witness stand on the sixth day of the trial and it was a police detective. The judge at one point addressed Cosby to ask him a few standard questions. [Full Article...]

Jeh Johnson Criticizes DNC for Being Uncooperative During Russian Hacks

Jeh Johnson Criticizes DNC for Being Uncooperative During Russian Hacks Bill Priestap, Assistant Director of Counterintelligence Division at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, noted that, while the Kremlin has engaged in influence operations since the Cold War era, its 2016 efforts were "its boldest to date in the United States", and included "a multi-faceted approach meant to undermine confidence in our democratic process". [Full Article...]

Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

After almost a year of ups and downs, Brendan Dassey-the nephew of Making a Murderer's Steven Avery , who was convicted of intentional homicide in the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach-has won a major victory in court. Dassey to re-litigate his guilty verdict and sentence", Koremenos said. A spokesman for Wisconsin's attorney general responded to Thursday's ruling saying, "We are evaluating the 2... [Full Article...]

Alternate juror in Cosby trial would've convicted

According to O'Neill, the inconclusive end of the trial does not mean that neither of the two camps would receive vindication, as a new trial will be set in a few months. On Tuesday, Judge Steven O'Neill will be asked at a hearing to release the jurors' names but the prosecutors are fighting to keep their identities closed for fear of a "publicity onslaught" and difficulty when choosing a jury... [Full Article...]

Fresh on-screen pairs to look forward to

Fresh on-screen pairs to look forward to At this time, it has been confirmed that the actor has finally got her big Bollywood break in Akshay Kumar's film Gold . Now, she is a well-known name with many TV serials to her credit. The gorgeous actress will start shooting for the film in August. Talking about the storyline of Gold , Akshay said the film is set in the backdrop of 1948 and is a historical drama which will showcase event ... [Full Article...]

Swift returns to Spotify

Swift returns to Spotify These streaming services include Google Play, Spotify, and Amazon Music. Swift seems to have reconciled her differences with streaming companies in 2017. The pair have had " Bad Blood " for years. Katy - who releases her album today - famously fell out with the hitmaker in 2012, after she claimed Katy pinched three of her backing dancers from her Red tour. [Full Article...]

Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines Prior to the ACA, Medicaid was only open to specific groups of low-income Americans (like pregnant women or the disabled). If they can't put health care to bed - even if what they pass is a real dog - it will be hard to move forward. Senate leaders are trying to work out an alternative approach. In the Senate, reconciliation bills aren't subject to filibuster and the scope of amendments is... [Full Article...]

Transformers: The Last Knight brings in $5.5 million in previews

So when you go back in time and go through that 6 billion years of mythology, there's certainly a current of thought within it that says she was a human character and perhaps was actually the first one who built the Transformers . "We flew in last night from London, so we're just keep [ing] it moving, you know?" Mark Wahlberg in the Transformers . The Hollywood heavyweight will be joined b... [Full Article...]

Senate GOP leaders unveil health care bill amid concerns

The Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll reports it has a margin of error "typically" ±3% points. The premise of the bill, repeated nearly daily in some form or other by its chief author, the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, is that "Obamacare is collapsing around us, and the American people are desperately searching for relief". [Full Article...]

Full Text: Senate Healthcare Bill

Full Text: Senate Healthcare Bill That's just one provision that could hit older Americans hard. After the bill was released on Thursday, protesters gathered outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office. Senate GOP leaders unveiled their health care proposal Thursday morning. Those subsidies would be determined by income and the amount of premiums people pay. [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby may testify at sexual assault trial

Bill Cosby may testify at sexual assault trial While prosecutors have not specifically identified what they believe Cosby gave to Constand, with the evidence presented to the jury, they suggested it could have been quaaludes or Benadryl . And what people want to say and want you to say and how they maneuver, and, yes, I do have lawyers protect me - objection; sustained. Cosby testified at the time that he was anxious about his public im... [Full Article...]


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