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April 23, 2018 11:27 PM Court sides with human in copyright fight over monkey selfie

A U.S. appeals court on Monday favored humans over animals in a novel copyright lawsuit filed over a series of entertaining selfies taken by a monkey with a toothy grin. U.S. copyright law does not allow lawsuits that seek to give animals the rights to photographs or other original work, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. Copyright infringement 35

April 23, 2018 6:55 PM Monkeys can’t claim copyrights for selfies, U.S. appeals court rules

SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. copyright law does not allow lawsuits claiming animals have copyrights to photographs, a U.S. appeals court ruled Monday in a case over selfies taken by a monkey. The decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling in favor David Slater, the photographer whose camera was used to take the photos. The appeals 24

April 18, 2018 1:31 PM Sharapova to make grasscourt return in Birmingham

(Reuters) - Former world number one Maria Sharapova will compete at the Birmingham Classic grasscourt event in the lead-up to Wimbledon, Britain’s Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced on Wednesday. The June 18-24 tournament is set to be the Russian’s first on grass since she reached the Wimbledon semi-finals in 2015. Sharapova, who won the Birmingham 26

April 16, 2018 8:57 PM Domino’s now delivers pizza to Central Park and 150,000 other parks, beaches, sports fields

Domino's now delivers pizza to parks and beaches at select hotspots around the country. Just in time for warmer weather, Domino’s will drop off pies to more than 150,000 parks, beaches, sports fields and other curbside spots around the country without an official address. Called “hotspots,” they’ll only be available for prepaid orders made online at dominos 34

April 16, 2018 2:45 AM Will case of Dead Sea Scrolls, online aliases end with jail?

NEW YORK – The unusual case of a New York man convicted of using online aliases to discredit his father's detractors in a debate over the Dead Sea Scrolls is coming to an end after nine years. A Manhattan judge is expected to decide Monday on Raphael Golb's final bid to reduce his two-month jail sentence. It was imposed in 2014, but appeals put it on hold and narrowed 27

April 15, 2018 10:03 PM Demonstrators flood Barcelona in support of jailed separatist leaders

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Catalan independence supporters flooded the streets of Barcelona on Sunday calling for the release of jailed separatist leaders after a supreme court ruling frustrated their latest attempt to elect a regional leader. Around 350,000 demonstrators clogged several main city arteries waving flags and wearing 29

April 12, 2018 5:01 PM Here's why a pair of artists painted these Hialeah tennis courts in wild colors

Here's why a pair of artists painted these Hialeah tennis courts in wild colors A pair of tennis courts in a Hialeah park got a colorful new look thanks to an art initiative by the U.S. Tennis Association. The USTA on Saturday will unveil its first Art Courts project at Norman and Jean Reach Park. Two courts at that park have been painted in a colorful 2

April 12, 2018 9:22 AM EU court adviser says ban on Swedish snuff tobacco product valid

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An EU ban on the sale of snus, a wet snuff tobacco product made by Swedish Match, is valid, an adviser to the European Union’s top court said on Thursday. Snus, a moist, smokeless tobacco product, which is consumed by tucking a pinch of it between the gums and upper lip, is banned in all EU countries except for Sweden, which gained 27

April 5, 2018 2:55 PM Spain: HSBC whistleblower released pending extradition case

Spanish authorities temporarily released a whistleblower in a major banking tax evasion scandal Thursday while a judge decides whether to extradite him to Switzerland, where he faces a 5-year prison sentence for economic espionage. Herve Falciani, a former technology specialist at a subsidiary of HSBC bank, was arrested by Spanish police on Wednesday 74

March 29, 2018 12:44 AM 'I felt dead', kidnap survivor Amanda Lindhout tells court

Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout has said the abuse she experienced at the hands of captors in Somalia took a devastating emotional toll. She was reported to visibly struggle to keep her composure at the sentencing hearing of one of her kidnappers. Ms Lindhout and Australian photojournalist Nigel Brennan were taken hostage near Mogadishu in 2008. Somali 20