• American band wins legal battle to call themselves The Slants
American band wins legal battle to call themselves The Slants

Patent and Trademark Office denied the request on the ground that it disparages Asians. Section 1052 (a) of the Act states that a trademark can be refused if it "c$3 onsists of. "If Daniel Snyder wants to get any public dollars for a new stadium, the likelihood of him being able to accomplish that in this environment is really slim until or unless ...

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  • Mavericks reportedly offering Dirk Nowitzki new contract, will decline player option
Mavericks reportedly offering Dirk Nowitzki new contract, will decline player option

The Mavericks declined the team option not because they don't want Nowitzki to play for them, but because giving him $25 million a season at this point (he played less than 27 minutes per game in 2016-2017, missing the playoffs) makes no sense.

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  • Walker Backs Johnson Opposition On GOP Health Bill
Walker Backs Johnson Opposition On GOP Health Bill

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell wants to hold a vote on the bill before the July 4th recess, most likely next Thursday. "Where are we going to find the billions of dollars?" questioned Joan Benso, president and CEO of the Harrisburg-based nonprofit Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children.

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  • Here's what Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods means for Instacart
Here's what Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods means for Instacart

Whole Foods customers who are Amazon Prime members, meanwhile, could get discounts on certain products. Shares of Amazon were trading at $988.52 in pre-market trading, a 2.53% jump, while Whole Foods shares were down 6.74% at $33.06.

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  • Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks
Italian PM 'guarantees' savers' accounts in 2 troubled banks

The ECB said Friday it had given the banks time to raise more capital but that the banks had not been able to offer credible solutions. The cost for taxpayers, however, is hefty. Italy has chose to cut its losses and wind down two failed regional banks, at a massive price of up to €17bn (£14.94bn). Setting tough conditions for the deal, Intesa C...

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  • The SSP Group PLC (SSPG) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 3.20 Per Share
The SSP Group PLC (SSPG) Declares Dividend Increase - GBX 3.20 Per Share

Therefore 41% are positive. Potash Corp had 52 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS upgraded BorgWarner Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Investec given on Tuesday, September 15. It has a 49.52 P/E ratio. The Engine segment's products include turbochargers, timing devices and chains, emissions systems and thermal sy...

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  • On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to
On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to "phony" Russian Federation story

Citing five people briefed on the subject, the Washington Post reported Wednesday evening that Special Counsel Robert Mueller expanded his investigation to include whether Trump has obstructed justice . It's a stance the president has repeatedly publicly stated, and one he reiterated this morning on Twitter. The obstruction-of-justice inve...

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  • Senate Health Care Bill Hangs In The Balance As 5 Lawmakers Waver
Senate Health Care Bill Hangs In The Balance As 5 Lawmakers Waver

Rand Paul; Ted Cruz of Texas; Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah, have all said they can't vote for the bill in its current form. Supportive Republicans have said a new approach to health care is necessary because the exchanges set up under Obamacare are struggling, costs are rising and insurance carriers are pulling out.

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  • Chile reaches Confederations Cup semi-finals with 1-1 draw against Australia
Chile reaches Confederations Cup semi-finals with 1-1 draw against Australia

Germany was leading through Kerem Demirbay's 48th-minute strike when Cameroon had Sebastien Siani wrongly sent off, even after a challenge on Emre Can was reviewed by the video assistant referee . In an opening half of few chances, they were nearly made to pay late on when Zambo Anguissa looped an effort towards goal only to see Marc-An...

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  • Bishop: 'Fundamental defects' persist in Senate's version of health bill
Bishop: 'Fundamental defects' persist in Senate's version of health bill

Health reform is needed, but we must maintain the current law's gains in patient protections. Other first-day reaction to the bill was negative. "This Republican bill does the opposite", she said, adding, "We urge a no vote on the Better Care Reconciliation Act".

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  • Geographic analysis: Amazon and Whole Foods footprints are remarkably similar
Geographic analysis: Amazon and Whole Foods footprints are remarkably similar

And it was like, 'This is gonna be so incredible'". Amazon is testing its Amazon Go pilot project, which is a high-tech shop that allows customers to place items in their shopping bags and pay for them on their way out of the store. As for experience, consumers are looking for an engaging experience within the grocery format-be it a cheese ta...

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  • FIFA Confederations Cup Report: Chile v Australia 25 June 2017
FIFA Confederations Cup Report: Chile v Australia 25 June 2017

Werner then gave Germany a two-goal cushion with a diving header, his first goal at senior global level, from Joshua Kimmich's cross on the right wing. Ange Postecoglou has paid an emotional tribute to Melbourne City star Tim Cahill ahead of the veteran striker's 100th worldwide cap for the Caltex Socceroos.

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  • Gunman Kills 3 At San Francisco UPS Facility, Motive Under Investigation
Gunman Kills 3 At San Francisco UPS Facility, Motive Under Investigation

Lam targeted three fellow UPS drivers, Mr Cilia said. Police say Lam killed himself after the shooting, which happened inside one of the company's packing buildings. The San Francisco attack comes nine days after another workplace shooting left five people dead in Orlando, where a former employee armed with a semiautomatic handgun and a hunting...

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  • Oil slide weighs down stocks
Oil slide weighs down stocks

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 19.22 points, or 0.09pc, to 21,509.77, the S&P 500 lost 9.79 points, or 0.40pc, to 2,443.67 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 24.16 points to 6,214.86. In overseas trading, stock markets across the Asia-Pacific region moved mostly lower during trading on Wednesday. FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file ...

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  • Boeing Gains More Customers Than Airbus at Paris Air Show
Boeing Gains More Customers Than Airbus at Paris Air Show

Of the latest batch to be ordered, five will be delivered in the first half of 2019, with the second five scheduled to arrive a year later. Boeing took more orders for the recently announced 737 MAX 10 on the third day of the Paris Air Show on Wednesday.

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  • Dundalk councillor warns parents over new Snapchat upgrade
Dundalk councillor warns parents over new Snapchat upgrade

While the new feature may make it easier than ever to find and communicate with friends and check in on what people are up to around the world, some internet safety experts worry it may be another headache for parents. She said despite how technology companies aim to help parents, they have to do the groundwork themselves. She said it all comes d...

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  • Boeing gets boost from United, lifts demand forecast
Boeing gets boost from United, lifts demand forecast

Boeing is relying on the Max 10 to stem customer defections to the A321neo, which has racked up a considerable order lead since its introduction three years ago. With corporate offices in Chicago, Boeing supports airlines and USA and allied government customers in 150 countries and employs approximately 150,000 people across the United States ...

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  • Shut down Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran and 12 other demands
Shut down Al Jazeera, sever ties with Iran and 12 other demands

But others, including a vague requirement that Qatar pay compensation for its "policies" and shut down all news outlets the country operates, appeared created to punish Qatar for its independence from the Saudi-led bloc. Gargash says publicizing the demands will prolong the Qatar crisis and that undermining "serious diplomacy will lead to parting...

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  • GOP senators oppose health care bill as written
GOP senators oppose health care bill as written

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has pledged to have a vote on the legislation before July 4. GOP Sen. Arthur Heller (R-NV), who is up for re-election, said Thursday that he has "serious concerns about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid ".

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  • After Whole Foods takeover, Amazon may launch another brand with different standards
After Whole Foods takeover, Amazon may launch another brand with different standards

He expects Amazon to put pressure on grocery stores to lower prices. "We think deep-value companies or luxury goods companies are more un-Amazon-able and less vulnerable to share losses versus Amazon", Chen said in a recent note. In the discussion, Mackey said the deal was analogous to an old-fashioned marriage. According to Mergermarket, the ...

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