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  • Clearly, he’s not a fan: Man tattoos LeBron James’ crying face on his leg

    SALT LAKE CITY (CNN) — There are those who don’t detest LeBron James. And then there’s Kalen Gilleese. The Salt Lake City man took his disdain for King James to the next level — by tattooing LeBron’s crying face on his leg. Gilleese has always been a big fan of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls, and says he decided to get the ink after constantly hearing James being compared to Jordan. “He’s always flopping, crying, looking for fouls. I’ve […]

  • Lynda Carter, Mark Hammil, Snoop Dogg and ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic among latest Walk of Fame additions

    LOS ANGELES — A new group of stars will be getting stars. The Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2018 was announced Thursday with inductees from the fields of music, movies, TV, radio and live theater. The 12 celebrities to be honored from the television industry include the late Steve “The Crocodile Hunter” Irwin, Anthony Anderson, Gillian Anderson, Lynda Carter, Simon Cowell, Taraji P. Henson, Eric McCormack, Ryan Murphy, Niecy Nash, Mandy Patinkin, Shonda Rhimes and RuPaul. From the film industry, […]

  • Amazon files patent for massive drone ‘beehives’

    NEW YORK (CNN) — The future of Amazon drone deliveries could start at massive ‘beehives.” Amazon has filed for a patent for beehive-like towers that would serve as multi-level fulfillment centers for its delivery drones to take off and land. The facilities would be built vertically to blend in with high rises in urban areas. Amazon envisions each city would have one. The patent application, filed in December 2015 and published on Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, […]

  • 3-on-3 basketball is coming to a city near you

    NEW YORK — In the newest professional basketball league, the games are 3-on-3 and the stars are blasts from the past. And it’s only in town for a day. Big 3, a traveling summer league, is the brainchild of Ice Cube. It’s essentially a way for the rapper — and fans — to watch former NBA players handle the rock again. That includes Allen Iverson, Chauncey Billups and Mike Bibby, coached by stars like Dr. J, Clyde Drexler and Gary […]

  • Sears to close another 20 stores

    NEW YORK– Sears Holdings is closing an additional 20 money-losing stores, a sign of the mounting problems faced by the iconic but troubled retailer. The move includes 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores. The plan was disclosed early Friday in a filing by Seritage Growth Properties, the landlord for more than 200 Sears and Kmart properties. “Sears Holdings continues to actively manage our real estate portfolio to identify additional opportunities for reconfiguration and reduction of capital obligations,” Sears said […]

  • Supreme Court narrows grounds for revoking citizenship of naturalized citizens

    WASHINGTON– The Supreme Court on Thursday narrowed the grounds on which naturalized citizens can have their citizenship revoked. The case concerned Divna Maslenjak, a naturalized citizen who was deported after lying on her naturalization application. Maslenjak, an ethnic Serb who was born in a Serb village in what is today Bosnia and Herzegovina, arrived in the United States in 2000 as a refugee and was ultimately granted naturalization in 2007. In 2013, however, a jury found her guilty of making […]

  • Brendan Dassey of ‘Making a Murderer’ wins appeals court ruling

    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that overturned the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, who was featured in the Netflix series “Making a Murderer.” The ruling marks a major victory for Dassey, now 27, whose confession became a key subplot in the series. Dassey was convicted in 2007 in the slaying of Wisconsin photographer Teresa Halbach. In 2005, Dassey, then 16, confessed to authorities that he assisted his uncle, Steven Avery, in raping and killing Halbach. Her charred […]

  • Congress proposes defense budget $37 billion higher than Trump’s

    WASHINGTON– The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are planning to propose a defense budget of $640 billion for 2018, a $37 billion increase over the Trump administration’s $603 billion request. House Armed Services chairman Mac Thornberry told reporters Thursday he plans to set the topline of the House’s annual defense authorization bill to $640 billion, along with a $65 billion war budget. And Senate Armed Services Committee chairman John McCain also plans to set his committee’s bill at $640 […]

  • President Trump tweets ‘We will BUILD THE WALL!’

    WASHINGTON– President Donald Trump vowed again to build a wall along the US-Mexico border in a tweet Thursday. “Mexico was just ranked the second deadliest country in the world, after only Syria. Drug trade is largely the cause. We will BUILD THE WALL!” the President tweeted. The tweet is apparently a reference to a report last month from the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Fox News’ William La Jeunesse referred to the statistic on air earlier Thursday, and Trump had […]