High Court Backs Copyright Protection for Cheerleader Uniform Designs

High Court Backs Copyright Protection for Cheerleader Uniform Designs

Star Athletica , which was founded by a former Varsity employee and sells similar uniforms for less, disagreed. The suit was brought to determine the proper test for implementing "separate-identification and independent-existence requirements" as mandated by USC 17 § 101 [text]. Read More

PM Modi asks BJP members to attend Parliament regularly

PM Modi asks BJP members to attend Parliament regularly

Addressing a BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, Modi said their absenteeism caused delays in functioning of Parliament. He told them that attending parliament is their basic responsibility and added wryly that he can do a lot of things but cannot be present there on their behalf. Read More

Beauty And The Beast Breaks UK Box Office Records

Beauty And The Beast Breaks UK Box Office Records

Last year, Disney's Finding Dory debuted with $135 million . Official numbers will not be released until Monday, however the current sales already indicate that Beauty And The Beast will break Watson's personal record of $169 million for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II , which now holds the title for the eighth all-time most successful opening weekend. Read More

African football body admits Zanzibar as 55th member

African football body admits Zanzibar as 55th member

The writing was on the wall for Hayatou after he backed Fifa President Gianni Infantino's rival candidate, the Bahrain royal Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa, in the historic post-Sepp Blatter election. Ahmad is 57 years old and has two children. Barely forty-eight hours to the election, confusion ensued after Dalung ordered Pinnick to vote Hayatou rather than Ahmad. Read More

NC Unemployment up in January

NC Unemployment up in January

January unemployment rates fell in 205 of the nation's 388 metropolitan areas, rose in 147 areas and were unchanged in 36. Initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ended March 11 trickled down to an advance figure of 241,000, a decrease of 2,000 from the previous week's seasonally adjusted unrevised level of 243,000, the U.S. Read More

Alabama agriculture officials confirm bird flu case in Jackson County

Alabama agriculture officials confirm bird flu case in Jackson County

The USDA said that this H7N9 strain is of North American wild bird lineage and is the same strain of avian influenza that affected the first Tennessee case. Another highly pathogenic outbreak would likely represent a financial blow for poultry operators such as Tyson Foods Inc and Pilgrim's Pride Corp because it would kill more birds or require flocks to be culled. Read More

Trump Admin Threatens To Withdraw From UN Human Rights Council

The IJR had said in its own statement that the State Department had moved last week to offer one of the outlet's reporters, Erin McPike, a place aboard Mr. The travel offer came from the State Department, and "after editorial consultation, McPike accepted the seat", he said. While she has years of experience covering Washington, she is not a State Department beat reporter. Read More

Marine Corps' Nude Photo Scandal is Actually a US Military-Wide Scandal

Marine Corps' Nude Photo Scandal is Actually a US Military-Wide Scandal

The newly formed task force will monitor the progress of the criminal investigation and determine whether the victims received appropriate support, Neller said. After the story broke, users were still posting on the Facebook group (since taken down) asking for the photos. "From the marines who have reached out to us since the Marines United story emerged, we believe these problems are pervasive", said Colonel Don Christensen, former chief prosecutor of the USA air force and president of ... Read More

Howley opts against Wales overhaul for Ireland clash

Howley opts against Wales overhaul for Ireland clash

However, if the Scots win at Twickenham, the title race will be wide open once again. Scrum time Six Nations: What time does Wales vs Ireland kick-off , what TV channel is it on and what's the latest team news? The architect of both his tries , however, was Rhys Webb. Read More

Farrell a doubt for Scotland

They have scored seven tries in three games without having yet played Italy, while England have touched down nine times including six against the Azzurri at Twickenham. Scotland: Hogg (Glasgow); Seymour (Glasgow), Jones (Stormers), Dunbar (Glasgow), Visser (Harlequins), Russell (Glasgow), Price (Glasgow); Reid (Glasgow), Brown (Glasgow), Fagerson (Glasgow), R Gray (Toulouse), J Gray (Glasgow), Barclay (Scarlets, capt), Watson (Edinburgh), Wilson (Glasgow). Read More

California Earthquakes: San Diego-Los Angeles Fault Could Cause 7.4-Magnitude Temblor

California Earthquakes: San Diego-Los Angeles Fault Could Cause 7.4-Magnitude Temblor

The connections - or stepovers - between the main parts of the faults are less than 2Km wide. Both faults are capable of producing catastrophic quakes in heavily populated Southern California. The Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon faults had been considered separate systems but the study shows that they are actually one continuous fault system running from San Diego Bay to Seal Beach in Orange County, then on land through the Los Angeles basin. Read More

Study finds Harris County leads nation in exonerations

Study finds Harris County leads nation in exonerations

The majority of the 2,000 people in the United States formally exonerated of crimes they never committed are black, according to a new report examining the relationship between race and wrongful convictions. Innocent black people are 12 times as likely to be convicted of a drug crime as innocent white people. "Assaults on white women by African-American men are a small minority of all sexual assaults in the United States, but they constitute half of sexual assaults with eyewitness ... Read More

More Midwest Tornadoes Touch Down Monday Night

More Midwest Tornadoes Touch Down Monday Night

The Smith County tornado rivaled Watertown in terms of destruction. A second tornado touched down near Montgomery around 5:05 a.m. with a rating of EF-2. It destroyed dozens of homes and damaged many more. According to the Topeka office of the National Weather Service, a maximum wind gust of 53 miles per hour was recorded at 2:55 p.m. Read More

Thumbs down: Facebook to trial dislike button

Thumbs down: Facebook to trial dislike button

Facebook users have been wanting a dislike button for some time now, and although 2017 might be the year in which they finally get it, it won't be where you'd expect. It remains to be seen if such a button will eventually arrive. The thumbs-down button in the Messenger app will be the most prominent position given to a "negative" or "no" feature added to the social network. Read More

Millennials may be at greater risk for colorectal cancer, study finds

In adults 40 to 54, rates increased by 0.5 to one per cent per a year from the mid-1990s through 2013. It's this upward trend that is causing doctors like Dr. However, Bilchik says other studies offer clues such as the many links between obesity and different types of cancer. In addition, understanding how our current diet - often high in saturates fats, sugars and grains - can affect cancer risk may be key in understanding the rise in colorectal cancer rates among younger adults, Berlin ... Read More

Students dress up to celebrate Dr. Seuss

Students dress up to celebrate Dr. Seuss

This was the 20th anniversary of Read Across America and the National Education Association estimates that 45-million students faculty and readers participate every year. At the library, kids made masks and other crafts and read stories related to Dr. Seuss. "It's kind of exciting", Greer said. "A lot of cheering and excitement". Read More

Kite Hits 52-Week High on Positive Study (KITE)

Kite Hits 52-Week High on Positive Study (KITE)

The shares were sold at an average price of $50.86, for a total transaction of $36,415.76. Sell-side analysts tap into their vast knowledge of the company to help gauge future stock movement. Strs Ohio boosted its stake in shares of Kite Pharma by 33.3% in the third quarter. Bainco International Investors now owns 671,540 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $37,512,000 after buying an additional 647,750 shares during the period. Read More

More Flu Deaths Reported in NC Last Week

Circulating viruses include H3N2, H1N1, and B which are all contained in this year's flu vaccine. Some county health directors do not publicly report flu deaths, citing patient privacy policies or state DHHS directives. By staying home, the agency stresses that means not going to school or work, shopping, social events, public gatherings, travel or any other activity that may expose others. Read More

Experts pitch for policy on rare diseases

Experts pitch for policy on rare diseases

There are an estimated 70 million rare disease patients in India and 350 million worldwide and this year's slogan With research, possibilities are limitless is a call to action to all stakeholders to invest in research across the spectrum so that rare disease patients and their caregivers can look forward to a better quality of life. Read More

Earl Mitchell Signs with San Francisco 49ers

Mike Garafolo first reported the defensive tackle signing with the Niners. After mostly sitting out free agency last offseason, the Niners beat out Atlanta, Seattle and Denver for Mitchell's services by officially signing him to a four-year $16 million contract on Saturday. Read More