News in Brief: September 4, 2015

Tori Spelling Sues Benihana After Hibachi Burn
Tori Spelling Sues Benihana After Hibachi Burn

Your mid-afternoon look at news across the web. Whether it's sports, tech or straight news stories, we've rounded up all of the information you need to know to stay informed and part of the conversation.

Today, a gay couple is licensed to wed in a Kentucky county, Tori Spelling files a lawsuit against Benihana, and much more. Read on for your full roundup of news in brief:

News: Gay couple gets license to wed in Kentucky county

  • A gay couple was finally given their marriage license from a Kentucky county clerk's office this morning. The couple cried and embraced, and the defiant clerk who runs the office remained in jail.

Entertainment: Tori Spelling cooks up lawsuit against Benihana over alleged burning incident

  • Tori Spelling is filing a lawsuit against the entire Benihana Corporation after she tripped and fell on a Benihana grill earlier this year, on Easter Sunday. After getting burned on the back of her arm, Tori was taken to the hospital. She is suing the restaurant for general damages.

Tech: Mysterious video shows ants forming a circle around a ringing phone​​

  • A video that recently surfaced on YouTube shows a phone places on the ground where ants are randomly moving around. As the phone receives an incoming call, the ants begin to form a circle, and they start spiraling around the phone. Scientists are looking into the reasoning behind this, but an Australian entomologist says it deals with the ants' magnetic receptors.

Sports:Players hoping 'Deflategate' can usher in change

  • Players are hoping that Brady's victory will serve as a wake-up call to Goodell that maybe it is time to recalibrate the way that the commissioner's office polices those who wear "The Shield."

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