Posts Tagged ‘legal issues’

Supreme Court takes landmark birth control case

November 26, 2013 |  by  |  Breaking News, Lifestyle, U.S. Headlines  |  No Comments
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Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States Sonia Sotomayor

Associate Justice, Supreme Court of the United States Sonia Sotomayor discusses her book “My Beloved World” in February 2013

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, will yet again face the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, the highest court in the nation agreed to hear what could be a landmark ruling on the true scope of a corporation’s reach and women’s right to health care. Read More

Kim Kardashian suing Old Navy

July 21, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment  |  No Comments
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As if she doesn’t already have enough money, Kim Kardashian is suing Old Navy. Why? Allegedly they’re using a Kim lookalike to advertise clothing.

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‘Hackgate’ Scandel: Rupert Murdoch hit with a pie by protester

July 19, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment, Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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Apparently clowns are angry at Rupert Murdoch and the “Hackgate” scandal that is rocking the media world to its core.

Or maybe not. It was actually a protester that splattered the billionaire media mogul and owner of Fox News with white foam in a foil pie dish on Tuesday, thus interrupting a heated hearing in which Murdoch claimed he had no part in the phone hacking scheme that could prove to be the end of his career.

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Anna Nicole Smith’s heirs denied dead hubby’s fortune

June 23, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment, Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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Even in death, Anna Nicole Smith can’t catch a break.

Word came today that the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a ruling denying the descendants of the late ex-Playboy Playmates estate, which was previously awarded to her from Smith’s oil baron sugar daddy, J. Howard Marshall.

The amount in question? $89 million plus.

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‘Human Centipede’ Sequel Banned in England

June 7, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment, Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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I’m not usually one to advocate curbing free expression, but I have to get on board with the UK’s decision to ban the upcoming sequel to graphic Dutch horror movie The Human Centipede from English theatres, stating the film as “unacceptable” to be shown to the public.

The follow-up is called The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence), and it’s causing controversy over its sexually violent plotline.

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420: what does it mean?

April 20, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  2 Comments
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If you don’t happen to be on or live near a college campus or hippie commune today, you might not be aware that it’s April 20th… as in 420 dude! yes, this is the one day a year where American stoners celebrate their drug of choice. But why today?

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Winklevoss Twins Lose Facebook Lawsuit

April 11, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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Everyone who saw Social Network know who the hunky Winklevoss twins are. They know that they may or may not have first invented the idea for Facebook and that it may or may not have been stolen by Mark Zuckerberg. The movie ended with the twins settling on a cool $65 Million bucks to shut them up. Well, it didn’t. And for the last few years, the twins have been appealing that settlement in hope for more money. Today, that case came to an end. And the Winklevie lost.

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Rebecca Black already suing somebody?

April 5, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment  |  14 Comments
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Well, that take long. In what is already a whirlwind career, 13-year-internet sensation and singer of the painfully annoying (yet catchy!) song, Friday, is suing the label that made her a star.

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AT&T Buys T-Mobile for Billions

March 21, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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If you were waiting until the iPhone was available on T-Mobile, today is your lucky day. It was announced that AT&T acquired T-Mobile from some company in Germany for a cool $39 billion dollars.

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Padma Lakshmi Sued By Ex For Custody Of Baby Krishna

January 26, 2011 |  by  |  Breaking News, Entertainment, Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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It seems that baby Krishna, the daughter of Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, has been in the news more than her famous mom. Mostly it’s  because she has such a unique name. Some love it , some hate it. In any case, this tug of war over the celebrity tot is not new.

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