Defendant In German Neo-Nazi Murder Trial Wants To Fire Lawyers
A suspected neo-Nazi charged with complicity in a series of racist murders that scandalized Germany wants to fire her lawyers in a move that could delay her trial which has already dragged on for more than a year. Beate Zschaepe's spokeswoman said the 39-year old told the Munich court on Wednesday she no longer had confidence in her three lawyers.
Hall Of Famer Dusty Rhodes -- Showing The Ropes To New WWE Superstar
One of the biggest free agents in pro wrestling just checked in for WWE duty ... and he's already getting some knowledge from a Hall of Famer. Fergal Devitt started fine tuning his moves Monday morning at WWE's Performance Center in Orlando ... and none other than Dusty Rhodes gave him a tour. Devitt wrestled in Japan for years under the name Prince Devitt -- and was famous for painting his face to look like comic book characters. The WWE announced Devitt's signing today and said he'll begin in their NXT division.
Brazil Farmers Say GMO Corn No Longer Resistant To Pests
A farm group said on Monday, genetically modified corn seeds are no longer protecting Brazilian farmers from voracious tropical bugs, increasing costs as producers turn to pesticides. Ricardo Tomczyk, president of Aprosoja farm lobby in Mato Grosso state said, Producers want four major manufacturers of so-called BT corn seeds to reimburse them for the cost of spraying up to three coats of pesticides this year. He said, "The caterpillars should die if they eat the corn, but since they didn't die this year producers had to spend on average 120 reais ($54) per hectare ... at a time that corn prices are terrible."
Parkour Team Invades Paris To Recreate 'Assassin's Creed Unity'
A new video takes viewers to the streets of Paris to show how Assassin's Creed would look in real life. Emulating the four-man team shown in the latest version of the game, Assassin's Creed Unity, convincingly costumed freerunners chase two 18th-century French soldiers through the city in almost exactly the same way they would in the game.
Kendall Jenner And NBA Hottie Chandler Parsons Get Flirty During Dinner Date: They Had "Immediate Chemistry"
Does Kendall Jenner have a new man in her life? The 18-year-old model and NBA hottie Chandler Parsons sparked romance rumors over the weekend after the two were spotted getting flirty at restaurant STK in Los Angeles on Friday. The source tells E! the pair also does not follow each other on the social media site.The reported couple was joined by Kendall's sister Kylie Jenner Kendall and Chandler had "immediate chemistry."
Panasonic, Tesla Reach Agreement On U.S. Battery Plant: Nikkei
Panasonic Corp has reached a basic agreement with Tesla Motors Inc to initially supply the electric car maker's proposed lithium-ion battery plant with machinery to make battery cells. Panasonic will likely invest about $196.4 million to $294.7 million initially. Tesla is looking at three sites in the United States to build the plants, dubbed the "Gigafactory", which by 2020, would be able to make more lithium-ion batteries in a year than were produced worldwide in 2013. According to the Nikkei, an official announcement would be made by the end of July.
Lisa Kudrow -- Dodges Bullet On Jury Duty
Lisa Kudrow won the lottery today -- completing her jury duty after one day of service. Lisa just walked out of the Los Angeles County Superior Court in downtown ... where she did her civic duty, and got the outcome everyone prays for when they report: One and done! Lisa was not selected for a jury panel all day -- and in L.A. County, potential jurors are dismissed after one day if they're not selected.
Jenny McCarthy Slams ''Crazy'' Rumor She Criticized Cousin Melissa McCarthy's Weight: ''I've Only Ever Encouraged Her''
Once again, Jenny McCarthy is jumping to cousin Melissa McCarthy's defense, except this time around, she's found herself on the receiving end of criticism. After a report surfaced on Radar Online claiming The View co-host once took a jab at the Bridesmaids beauty's weight, the blond bombshell has fired back at the rumors and insists there's no truth to the allegations. The bride-to-be told People, "There is a crazy story going around that I once told my cousin, Melissa, that she would have to lose weight in order to get into show business. Nothing could be further from the truth." The report claims that Jenny told Melissa she would have to shed some pounds in order to find success in Tinseltown. Jenny said, "She has accomplished everything she has accomplished through hard work and her extraordinary talent, and I've only ever encouraged and supported and wished her the very best."
Lady Gaga Is One Sexy Waitress In Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For Sneak Peek--Take A Look!
Introducing Lady Gaga, the movie star! The "Born this Way" singer known for her extravagant fashions and memorable concerts is gearing up for her latest role on the big screen that's sure to be nothing short of amazing. "It's true! I'll be in Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For with my favorite scene partner Joseph Gordon-Levitt," Gaga Instagrammed with a new photo from the film. "I love [director Robert] Rodriguez he really killed this one!"
Mila Kunis And Ashton Kutcher Have A Daytime Date In L.A.
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher stepped out on a daytime lunch date at L.A. eatery Musso & Frank Grill over the weekend and looked downright adorable as usual. The expectant actress wrapped her growing baby bump in a fitted white tank top and printed maxi skirt paired with colorful flip flops. The future parents have been spotted grabbing meals all across town lately, likely indulging the brunette beauty in some pregnancy cravings along the way.