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January 16, 2019 2:51 AM McDonald's loses Big Mac EU trademark battle

Ireland's Supermac accuses McDonald's of 'trademark bullying, registering brand names which are simply stored away in a war chest to use against future competitors' DUBLIN, Ireland –Irish fast food chain Supermac's announced Tuesday, January 15 it had won a European Union battle against global giant McDonald's over the use of the Big Mac and Mc trademarks 314

January 15, 2019 6:53 AM Ivanka Trump to help U.S. choose candidate for World Bank

Jessica Ditto, the White House Deputy Director of Communications, says reports that Ivanka Trump 'is under consideration are false' WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka will help the United States choose its candidate to lead the World Bank but she will not be the one, the White House said on Monday, January 14. Treasury 160

January 14, 2019 5:12 AM Nadal blazes through to Australian Open 2nd round

Nadal shows no signs of injury worries with a straight-set victory over James Duckworth MELBOURNE, Australia – A ruthless Rafael Nadal showed no mercy in a clinical first round thumping at the Australian Open Monday, January 14. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, who cut short his 2018 season to have surgery on a foot injury, cruised through to round two of the opening 90

January 10, 2019 1:36 AM Djokovic, Halep top seeds at Australian Open

World No. 1 players Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep face a stern challenge in the first Grand Slam tournament of the year MELBOURNE, Australia – World No. 1 players Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday, January 10, for next week's Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women's side. Djokovic 106

January 8, 2019 2:28 AM Top US court upholds California foie gras ban

WASHINGTON, USA – The US Supreme Court upheld California's foie gras ban on Monday, January 7, ending a long legal battle between animal rights activists and defenders of the delicacy. The highest US court rejected an appeal filed by foie gras producers against a law prohibiting the sale of products obtained from force-feeding geese or duck to enlarge 106

January 7, 2019 4:20 AM WATCH: Soccer star Wayne Rooney arrested for public intoxication

The former Manchester United star has paid the fine for the misdemeanor stemming from a Washington airport incident WASHINGTON, USA – Former England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month for being drunk and swearing in public and paid a $25 fine Friday, according to multiple reports Sunday, January 6. Court records obtained 89

January 6, 2019 2:18 AM Tribes, groups vie for P1.7M in Kalibo's Ati-Atihan festival

The festival organizer is expecting around 4,500 drummers and dancers to participate in the 2019 Sadsad Ati-Atihan contest AKLAN, Philippines – A total of P1.758 million will be given to winners of the 2019 Sadsad Ati-Atihan contest, as part of a festival to honor Señor Santo Niño de Kalibo this January. Tribes in the "tribal big" category will get the lion's 95

January 4, 2019 6:33 AM ‘Born Beautiful’ gets R-18 rating from MTRCB

The one-time screening of the film's full uncensored version is on January 18 MANILA, Philippines – Born Beautiful, the upcoming sequel to the acclaimed 2017 film Die Beautiful, received an R-18 rating from the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB). However, the full uncensored version of the comedy-drama starring Martin del Rosario 91

January 1, 2019 1:32 AM After midnight: Brisbane match starts in 2018, ends in 2019

BRISBANE, Australia – Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova stunned former US Open champion Samantha Stosur to reach the Brisbane International second round on Monday, December 31, in a match which started in 2018, spanned midnight and finished in the early hours of 2019. The 20-year-old Bouzkova, ranked at 139 in the world, fought back to claim a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 win and set-up 74

December 30, 2018 2:25 PM WATCH: At 43, Tiger roars back

As Tiger Woods turns 43 years old, here’s a look back at the incredible 2018 comeback of the golf superstar PARIS, France – Tiger Woods snatched plenty of golfing headlines in 2018 with his remarkable comeback after years in the wilderness. Woods claimed his first tournament victory since 2013 in front of raucous galleries at the Tour Championship, before 83