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Government can't block Washington Redskins' controversial nickname

According to ABC News , the court ruled that a 71-year-old law that barred disparaging terms from obtaining a trademark violates free speech rights. Tam has said he chose to call the band The Slants to reclaim a term some consider a derogatory reference to Asian people's eyes, and wear it as a "badge of pride". Read More »

Otto Warmbier's tour group: No more Americans to N. Korea

Just days after 22-year-old Otto Warmbier was returned to the USA with severe brain damage, his parents announced his passing on Monday afternoon. Warmbier's death today marks the first time that a United States citizen has died from injuries sustained under North Korea after returning to the United States and there's likely to be pressure on the Trump administration to respond. Read More »

EU, UK agree on priorities, timetable for Brexit talks

Speaking in Brussels, Brexit Minister David Davis said London wanted a " new , deep and special partnership" in the interest of Britons and all Europeans, Sky News reported. EU Commissioner for Internal Market and Services Michel Barnier (R) and the governor of the Bank of Finland, Erkki Liikanen, at a press conference in Brussels, Oct. Read More »

Trump urges to vote for Republican Ralph Norman


More than 133,000 advance and mail-in ballots have already been cast. Both candidates have denounced the ad. Aside from the race's political implications, voting technology activists also are keeping a close eye on Georgia . He moved on to the subject of health care, condemning congressional officials for acting in their own partisan interests. Even a razor's-edge win in a district where GOP congressional candidates typically top 60% would be a stark reminder of the wave potential of the ... Read More »

Gillespie, Northam Win In Virginia Primaries

State Sen. Frank Wagner of Virginia Beach placed a distant third in the GOP race where he was banking on large support from voters in Hampton Roads and in rural parts of the state that never materialized. The former Republican National Committee chairman, garnered 43.7 percent of Republican primary votes. Jill Holtzmann Vogel (Fauquier) had a slight lead over fellow state Sen. Read More »

Brutal slaying near mosque stemmed from road rage

Two boys in their group who spoke with The Associated Press after paying condolences to the family Monday said they didn't witness anything to make them think it was a hate crime. "Christian, Muslim, Jew, Hispanic, whatever", he said, surrounded by more than a dozen friends and family in his apartment. Hassanen and the other teens had been fasting because of Ramadan, which runs through June 24 this year. Read More »

Perez Sells 29282 Shares of Coca-Cola Company (The) (KO) Stock


ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: " Coca-Cola Company (The ) (KO) Stake Reduced by Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH" was posted by BBNS and is the sole property of of BBNS. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.37 per share. About 2.25M shares traded. The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) has declined 0.95% since June 19, 2016 and is downtrending. Read More »

Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser'

The incident happened just before 10 a.m. Sunday at a Solid Ground housing complex for formerly homeless families in the 6800 block of 62nd Avenue NE. The recording then jumps to the initial conversation between Lyles and the officers in her home. This commotion lasts 16 seconds, and then they fire the gunshots that kill her. Read More »

Frosh joins DC in suing Trump over foreign payments


The focus on Trump International Hotel, a large, stately building that used to be a central post office, stems in part from businesses in Washington and Maryland, including some partly owned by the local governments, complaining that its link to the president effectively gives it an unfair competitive advantage over them. Read More »

Bernie Sanders calls out Senate Republicans for secrecy surrounding health care negotiations

The House bill would reduce insurance subsidies for older, lower-income, rural Americans, increasing subsidies for younger and richer people who live in cities where competition among providers makes health care less expensive. Planned Parenthood backers say they will argue to the Parliamentarian that the budget impact of the language is “merely incidental” to the policy aim and therefore should not be allowed in the Senate bill. Read More »

Wounded Congressman Scalise sends Father's Day message


Since Wednesday, he has undergone several surgeries, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement released on behalf of his family. "The evidence from the shooter, this maniac who began firing at all of us, shows that he turned his religion into politics", Davis said. Read More »

Steve Scalise's Twitter Account Posts Touching Father's Day Tribute

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was among five wounded, including the suspected gunman, in the attack as Republican Congressional members practiced for a charity baseball game. Hodgkinson, a Belleville, Illinois, home inspector who had been living out of his van near the park, had a social media page filled with criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Read More »

S. Korea's Moon Urges N. Korea to Return Detainees Swiftly

But US doctors said they found no evidence of the illness. Warmbier had not spoken or moved in any purposeful way since his return, a condition his doctors called " unresponsive wakefulness " also known as persistent vegetative state. But American tourists make up only a small fraction of visitors to North Korea, whose tourism industry is dominated by visitors from China, its main economic partner. Read More »

Teens could face hate crime charges in attack on performer


Keytar Bear was forced into hibernation following several consecutive attacks , one of which broke his keytar, though fans rallied to crowdfund a new one so he could play on. "And I got a sticker badge". We love you and what you give to Boston and we all have your back. This was at least the fourth time Keytar Bear has been assaulted out on the streets in the last few years. Read More »

Rob Gronkowski just racked up a $100000 bar tab for the ages


Gronkowski has plenty of time left for recreation. More than most people make in a year. This includes reportedly running up a bar tab in excess of six figures. Gronkowski's friend, Robert Good, also refuted the report. The Patriots are expected to reconvene around July 26 for the opening of training camp at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Read More »

Condition of Congressman shot in Virginia raised to 'serious' from 'critical'


Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding and "an imminent risk of death", Sava said. His physicians have indicated extensive hospital treatment will be necessary, followed by a period of rehabilitation. "Thank you for the continued prayers, support, and outpouring of love". Read More »

Ford to export Focus car from China to US in 2019


Ford said that the latest investment at KTP is going toward building a new body to rivet and bond parts of the new aluminum alloy body for the Expedition and Navigator. The factory on the outskirts of Detroit where the Focus is now produced will be restructured so that it can manufacture the Ford Ranger pickup and the Ford Bronco SUV. Read More »

Amid public outcry, Florida city moves Confederate statute


Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer made a decision to relocate the statue after a blogger said the memorial was a symbol of racism. Once disassembled, the City will build a base, reassemble and re-erect the statute. Officials eventually decided it would cost too much to move it. It was taken to Orlando City Hall, where it was deposited into the city clerk's vault. Read More »

6 killed in New Mexico interstate pileup


Officials say their preliminary investigation indicates that 18 commercial vehicles and 7 passenger vehicles were involved. They were on a stretch of freeway that frequently is closed because of the unsafe conditions created by sudden blowing dust. Read More »

Trump Condemns 'Brutal' North Korean Regime After Death Of Student

The US government says North Korea is using such detainees as political pawns. But after his return home to OH last week, doctors said they suspected his condition had been caused by cardiopulmonary arrest . In a statement, US President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the family of Otto Warmbier on his passing and condemned the "brutality" of North Korea. Read More »

WVU QB Will Grier eligible for 2017 season opener


After almost two years away from live in-season action, Will Grier will be able to take the field for the West Virginia University football team's 2017 season opener. Grier, who will be a redshirt junior, completed 65.8 percent of his passes for 1,204 yards with 10 touchdowns and three interceptions in his six games at Florida, all Gators victories. Read More »