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Gaelic College won't use 'royal' word in daily operations: board of governors

VICTORIA COUNTY, N.S. - The Gaelic College's board of governors says it will not use the word "royal" in its day-to-day operations. The Cape Breton school became embroiled in a controversy in December when it decided to add the prefix to its name after receiving a special designation from the Queen. That triggered outcry from descendents of Scottish immigrants who first landed in Nova Scotia more than 200 years ago.

U.S. lawmakers urge Pentagon to allow Sikhs leeway in military attire

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawmakers urged the Pentagon on Monday to lift a virtual ban on Sikhs serving in the U.S. armed forces by easing the military-uniform policy to enable Sikhs to wear beards, long hair and turbans in accordance with the customs of their religion. "We believe it is time for our military to make inclusion of practicing Sikh Americans the rule, not the exception," Representatives Joseph Crowley, a Democrat, and Rodney Frelinghuysen, a Republican, said in a bipartisan letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, signed by 105 lawmakers.

Burberry sues Korean underwear maker for patent violation on design pattern

SEOUL, March 10 (Yonhap) -- Britain's fashion house Burberry filed a patent violation suit against SBW, a South Korean underwear maker, with a Seoul court Monday for using its trademark check pattern. In the suit filed with the Seoul Central District Court, Burberry seeks a court order to ban the sales or production of the underwear products, and demands 100 million won (US$93,799) in compensation.

Burberry sues Korean underwear maker for patent violation on design pattern

SEOUL, March 10 (Yonhap) -- Britain's fashion house Burberry said Monday it filed a patent violation suit against SBW, a South Korean underwear maker, with a Seoul court for using its trademark check pattern. Burberry said it concluded SBW's TRY underwear products were in violation of its trademark. "On Jan. 9, the disputed TRY brand underwear products were found on various online shopping malls. We asked SBW to stop selling them via certified mail and phone calls several times, but the company took no measures," the company said.

Burberry sues Korean underwear maker for patent violation on design pattern

SEOUL, March 10 (Yonhap) -- Britain's fashion house Burberry said Monday it filed a patent violation suit against SBW, a South Korean underwear maker, with a Seoul court for using its trademark check pattern. Company officials said they concluded SBW's TRY underwear products were in violation of Burberry's trademark. "On Jan. 9, the disputed TRY brand underwear products were found on various online shopping malls. We asked SBW to stop selling them via certified mail and phone calls several times, but the company took no measures," a Burberry official said.

Burberry sues Korean underwear maker for patent violation on design pattern

SEOUL, March 10 (Yonhap) -- Britain's fashion house Burberry said Monday it filed a patent violation suit against SBW, a South Korean underwear maker, with a Seoul court for using its trademark check pattern. Company officials said they concluded SBW's TRY underwear products were in violation of Burberry's trademark. "On Jan. 9, the disputed TRY brand underwear products were found on various online shopping malls. We asked SBW to stop selling them via certified mail and phone calls several times, but the company took no measures," an official said.

Burberry sues Korean underwear maker for patent violation on design pattern

SEOUL, March 10 (Yonhap) -- Britain's fashion house Burberry said Monday it filed a patent violation suit against SBW, a South Korean underwear maker, with a Seoul court for using its trademark check pattern. Company officials said they concluded SBW's TRY underwear products were in violation of Burberry's trademark. "On Jan. 9, the disputed TRY brand underwear products were found in various online shopping malls. We asked SBW to stop selling them via certified mail and phone calls several times, but the company took no measures," an official said.

Burberry sues Korean underwear maker for patent violation on design pattern

SEOUL, March 10 (Yonhap) -- Britain's fashion house Burberry said Monday it filed a patent violation suit against SBW, a South Korean underwear maker, with a Seoul court for using its trademark check pattern. Company officials said they concluded SBW's TRY underwear products were in violation of Burberry's trademark. "On Jan. 9, the disputed TRY brand underwear products were found in various online shopping malls. We asked SBW to stop selling them via certified mail and phone calls several times, but the company took no measures," an official said.

Rwanda says it expelled South Africans, accuses Pretoria of 'harboring dissidents'

KIGALI (Reuters) - Rwanda said on Friday it expelled six South African diplomats, saying it was concerned about South Africa sheltering Rwandan dissidents Kigali held responsible for "terrorist attacks". The action followed South Africa's expulsion of three Rwandan diplomats Pretoria linked to a raid by gunmen this week on the Johannesburg home of an exiled Rwandan general.

Macau developer, Karl Lagerfeld announce plans for Chanel designer to create first hotel

BEIJING, China - Karl Lagerfeld and a Macau casino operator announced plans Friday for the Chanel designer to create his first hotel. The 270-room Karl Lagerfeld Hotel will open in 2017 in a 20-story tower in the gambling enclave in southern China, according to Lagerfeld and the Sociedade de Jogos de Macau. "An entire hotel designed by me. It's the first time for me! I think the idea is great!" said Lagerfeld in a statement.
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