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American band the Slants win Supreme Court battle over trademark

American band the Slants win Supreme Court battle over trademark

A recent Supreme Court case involving an Asian dance-rock band called The Slants has served as a setback for critics hoping to find legal grounds for forcing the Washington Redskins to change their name. The next place for this argument very well may be the team's effort to get a new stadium, and Carter said politicians could use it as a part of the negotiation if taxpayer money is involved.



Supreme Court to decide on partisan gerrymandering

Then they will have a response deadline of Friday, July 7. It's that appeal that the Supreme Court is agreeing to hear . Both sides asked the court to expedite its decision , as the school districts need to know by August 4 what their budgets are.


Gerrymandering: Drawing Districts for Political Advantage

Gerrymandering: Drawing Districts for Political Advantage

States redraw districts for House seats in Congress and for legislative districts in state legislatures. It was a redistricting year, and lawmakers promptly drew a map for the state Assembly that helped Republicans convert close vote totals into lopsided legislative majorities.


England reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals with victory over New Zealand

England reach ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals with victory over New Zealand

New Zealand was never really in the hunt, with Kane Williamson's 87 the only shining light as the Kiwis were bowled out for 223, with Liam Plunkett claiming four wickets. Australia, who won the tournament in 2006 and 2009, could only eke out two points from their first two matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh , after persistent rain resulted in the abandonment of both those games.


California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

Dispatchers received a 911 call around 9am PT (5pm BST) that a child was being attacked by her mother at Centerville Beach County Park, near Ferndale, as almost a dozen people watched. Marciel said one of the worst things about the incident was that when the child was placed in the Sheriff's vehicle, she said several people had driven by, but nobody stopped to help.


Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction

Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction

Years before Twitter , the nation tittered at President Bill Clinton's response on whether a prior denial of a sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky was a lie . Mueller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and has expansive powers to probe any matters that develop from his initial investigation.