Trump’s campaign fires a staffer for having placed racist posts on Facebook. The terminated worker made numerous inappropriate posts dating as far back as 2007. President Obama and Al Sharpton’s daughter are among the people said to have been mentioned, although the person in question, Nunberg, says he does not remember writing them. One of Trump’s advisers confirms that […]
A flight to Boston from Denver is diverted because a man refuses to stop smoking in the lavatory. The flight returns after about a half hour of flying. The man is taken to a hospital for detoxification, and the flight cancelled because the crew would have exceeded the maximum allowable flight hours if they took off […]
The NFL suspends Brady for four games for having allegedly participated in a scheme to deflate footballs during the AFC Championship game against the Colts. Brady will miss games against the Steelers, Bills, Jaguars and Cowboys. NFL Executive President Vincent states that Brady’s unwillingness to cooperate factored into his punishment: The report documents your failure to […]
Traffic Jam Jimmy (Jimmy Uhrin) orders breakfast while being broadcast live on Fox 45 Baltimore. He first wanted to order off the lunch menu, but since it was too early for that he opted for an Egg McMuffin and a black coffee instead. Hey, I’ve been in the car since 4 o’clock. I am starving. I’m just getting […]
About 60 American troops enter isolation at Fort Bragg in North Carolina after returning from Africa. The troops were in an area where the Ebola virus is present. Since nobody had direct contact with infected people, officials believe none of the troops to be infected: This lets us start the calendar with that confidence, and […]
McDonald’s announces Chicken Selects are coming back to the menu in American restaurants, after having been absent for two years: We look forward to bringing back this customer favorite made with chicken tenderloin. Individual restaurant will determine if the Chicken Selects remain on the menu permanently: They are limited time offer, however markets have the […]
Severe turbulence on a flight bound to Hawaii injures seven people, six flight crew and one passenger. Two crew members declined medical attention, while the other people were transported to a hospital. United is investigating the incident: Our primary focus is helping our passengers and crew, and our flight safety team will review what happened.
CtW Investment Group sends a letter to company directors demanding changes are made to the board. They feel that the recent replacement of the CEO is not enough to reverse the problems at the company: Returning McDonald’s Corp to a path of long-term, profitable growth requires that Mr. Steven Easterbrook’s appointment as CEO is followed by a robust […]
Two additional women accuse Cosby of sexual assault. Linda brown claims that he drugged her when she visited his hotel room in 1969. She does not remember how she came to be undressed. He flipped me over and sexually assaulted me. I felt like a rag doll, Lise-Lotte Lublin alleges that Cosby drugged her in 1989, in […]
The manager who was involved in an incident where another employee berated him, which was recorded and posted on YouTube, is fired. Company officials state that Brandon Robertson has been terminated because they did not like the way he handled the situation. Robertson does not believe that he could have done anything differently: I asked him to leave. […]
An employee at a St. Paul, Minnesota restaurant throws a tantrum after he is fired, in full view of customers. He goes on a profanity laced rant while damaging restaurant property. The worker seems to be upset because he is not being compensated for services rendered: give me my (expletive) pay! He eventually leaves the […]
NBC suspends Williams for six months, without pay, for having inaccurately reported he came under fire in Iraq in 2003. The president of NBC News indicates the suspension will take effect immediately: We let Brian know of our decision earlier today. Lester Holt will continue to substitute Anchor NBC Nightly News.
Williams admits that a report he made in 2003 is not true. At the time he stated that that the helicopter he was flying in came under attack, but he now says that his helicopter never actually came under fire, that he confused his aircraft with another. Williams insists that he did not deliberately lie: […]
Police kick out a customer of a Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, McDonald’s on account of the kangaroo she had with her. Diana Moyer claims the kangaroo is a service animal, and that it has been approved by a doctor. Moyer had been taking the animal to the restaurant for three months previously without incident, but the police were called […]
McDonald’s announces that Don Thompson is leaving the company. Steve Easterbrook will take over as company president and chief executive officer. Thompson feels that Easterbrook is a good choice to succeed him: It’s tough to say goodbye to the McFamily, but there is a time and season for everything. I am truly confident as I pass […]
The NFL is investigating whether or not the Patriots have intentionally let some air out of footballs which were used by their offense during the AFC Championship Game victory over the Colts. The league has determined that 11 of the 12 balls used by the Patriots were significantly underinflated. The NFL: We are not commenting at this […]
Ten former employees of a restaurant located in a Virginia McDonald’s, have made claims that they were discriminated against while on the job. Nine of the plaintiffs are African-American, and one is Hispanic. The suit alleges that they were wrongfully terminated and replaced with white employees.Plaintiffs were subjected to rampant racial and sexual harassment, committed by […]
Goalkeeper Hart signs a contract, which will have him defending the net for Manchester City through the 2018-2019 season. The England international is pleased to be extending his stay at the Etihad Stadium. I’m really happy, I’ve been here a long time now and I want to keep that going.
MLS releases the schedule for the first week of play, as well as all home opening games. The first game of the season will take place on March 6, 2015, with the defending champion Galaxy hosting the Fire. MLS feels that: The opening week of our 20th regular season will be one of the most […]
Abidal announces his retirement from professional soccer. The 35-year-old athlete, currently plays for Greek team Olympiacos. He has also played for FC Barcelona and for France. During the press conference announcing his retirement. I depart for personal reasons, as I have said. Only a professional player knows when and how he has to retire.
FIFA announces that the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will still be held in Russia and Qatar, respectively. Although there were suspicions that the voting process which was used in determining who the host nations would be were tainted, FIFA president Blatter, has stated that no evidence of wrong doing has been discovered, and therefore the originally chosen host […]
Orlando City announces the signing of American international Shae. The midfielder had previously tried his luck in England, but had trouble catching on with a team. Shae has stated that he is looking forward to playing for Orlando City: I wish the season started next week. I think we’ll surprise people.
The Cardinals defeat the Rams in St. Louis in a game which only featured field goals. All four Cardinals field goals were scored by Cantanzaro, while Zuerlein put a couple between the uprights for the Rams. Cardinals quarterback Stanton’s right knee was injured after he was sacked by Donald. It is unclear when he can […]
Cosby’s daughter Evin releases a statement expressing her feelings towards her father: He is the FATHER you thought you knew. The Cosby Show was my today’s tv reality show. Thank you. That’s all I would like to say :),
McDonald’s announces that it will remove eight items from its menu. The number of extra value meals available will also be reduced, from 16 to 11. The company says the number of Quarter Pounders will be cut back from four to one, and only one premium chicken sandwich and wrap each will be sold, instead of […]
Newton is hurt in a traffic accident when his truck overturns. A passenger in another vehicle is also taken to hospital. According to police Newton’s injuries are non-life threatening. Witness: [Newton] was alert. He was in pain.
Galaxy wins the MLS Cup for a record fifth time. Zardes scores in the 52th minute to give the Galaxy the lead. Tierney equalizes for Revolution in the 79th minute, forcing overtime. Keane found the back of the net in the 111th minute, securing the win for Galaxy.
After Panthers quarterback Newton scores a rushing touchdown in a game against the Saints he celebrates the score by performing his Superman move in front of Saints player Jordan. A brawl between the two teams soon followed. Panthers tight end Williams was to only player to be ejected in the incident. Saints player Lofton, who […]
Cosby resigns from Temple University’s board of trustees. He had been on the board for more than 32 years. According to a statement released by the university, Cosby stated: I have always wanted to do what would be in the best interests of the university and its students. As a result, I have tendered my resignation […]
Eads is departing CSI at the conclusion of the current season. He is the only remaining actor on the show who was a member of the original cast. The departure is said to be occurring under amicable circumstances. He has been a part of the CSI cast for 15 seasons.
Barnes scores in the first half to give the Dynamo the lead at halftime, but Nguyen scores twice in the second half to secure a win for the Revolution, who are currently in second place in the Eastern Conference, three points behind DC United. The Dynamo are in seventh place in the Western Conference.
The Patriots secure a home victory in a game that was closer than many expected. On the final play of the game a Jets field goal was blocked. This play is controversial because Patriots player Dont’a Hightower was initially lined up illegally, but one of the officials informed him of that, and he moved to avoid […]
Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport, which is operated by United, is scheduled to receive a $120 million makeover. Some 6,000 Apple iPads will be available for customers to place orders at restaurants. The first changes will be made within weeks, and the makeover is scheduled to be completed in 18 months.
The NFL announces that Peterson will be suspended for the remainder of the season, without pay, as a result of having assaulted his son. He will not be eligible to play again until at least April 15, although Commissioner Roger Goodel has indicated that his suspension could last even longer: The timing of your potential […]
Some 2,500 flight attendants are accepting offers to retire early. The payments received are as high as $100,000. Approximately 400 more workers than expected took the severance offer. According to a company memo, the departures will begin on November 30.
The Steelers release Blount. The announcement comes one day after he left the field early during the Steelers’ victory against the Titans. According to an insider with the Steelers organization Blount had been exhibiting inappropriate behavior for some time, and the incident during the Titans game was the last straw. Coach Tomlin: We believe the […]
New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport starts screening arriving passengers for the virus. The CDC has stated that not every incoming passenger will be screened. In fact, only about 150 people per day will be screened. The country of origin will be a factor in deciding whether or not a passenger will receive further attention. The […]
Apple Pay becomes available today, allowing customers to make purchases with an iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus. This form of payment makes us of Near Field Communication, or NFC, in order to send messages from the phone to the register. McDonald’s, Subway and Whole Foods are some of the businesses accepting Apple Pay.
A Canadian man says he found a dead mouse in his coffee cup. He allegedly noticed the rodent after his beverage was almost entirely consumed: I always take the lid off to get my last sip of coffee. And when I took the lid off, there was a little bit of a surprise in my […]
The iTunes store releases screenshots of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. The designs will be very similar to their predecessors, although they will include TouchID fingerprint sensors, which were previously only available in iPhones. The iPad Air 2 will also come with a burst photography mode, as well as a more powerful […]
The Royals defeat the Orioles by a 2-1 score in the fourth game of the series, sweeping the American League Championship Series, giving them their first World Series berth since 1985. Left fielder Alex Gordon is very excited about his team’s performance: We’ve been playing pretty good baseball. It’s nothing better than when you win. Today, […]
The company launches a campaign in which it answers questions about its food. Customers are told that pink slime or preservatives are not present in its hamburgers, and other information is provided, such as what exactly is found in a Chicken McNugget and how Egg McMuffin eggs are made to be round. Our beef patties […]
A Dallas County sheriff’s deputy is possibly infected with the Ebola virus. Deputy Monnig had spent time in the apartment of the late Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, although he did not have direct contact with him. His son thinks that the symptoms are not related to Ebola, and that his father will therefore not […]
All About That Bass was offered to other artists, including Beyonce, before Trainor eventually recorded it, although Trainor admits that Beyoncé most likely never actually heard the song personally: Some artists get thousands of songs pitched and they never know, so Beyoncé herself probably never heard it.
Two people are arrested after a shooting incident with a BB gun at an Anderson, California restaurant. The patrons were apparently unhappy because no ketchup was included in their order. Two vehicles in the parking were also damaged by a BB gun. Both subjects have been booked into the Shasta County Jail.
Maurice Edu scores for the Union in the 38th minute, but Chad Barrett finds the back of the net early in the second half (47’) for the Sounders to equalize. Since no more goals are scored in regulation time, the game goes to overtime where Seattle score twice (Clint Dempsey, 101’ and Obafemi Martins 114’) […]
Omar González scores in the 28th minute, giving the Galaxy the lead, but the Earthquakes equalize in the 66th minute, courtesy of a Chris Wondolowski goal. Los Angeles is in second place in the Western Conference, while San Jose is in eighth place.
Diego Valeri scores right before halftime (43’) to give the visitors the lead at halftime, but Dillon Powers converts a penalty kick early in the second half (48’) to even the score. Deshorn Brown puts the Rapids ahead (66’) but Gastón Fernández equalizes (76’) to ensure the game ends in a draw. In the Western […]
Houston takes the lead in the 12th minute when Crew player Aaron Schoenfeld scores an own goal. Giles Barnes doubles the lead for the Dynamo in the 38th minute. Columbus scores twice in the second half (Wil Trapp, 48’th minute and Ethan Finlay, 54th minute) causing the game to end in a draw. Houston is […]
Blas Pérez opens the scoring for Dallas in the 20th minute, although Vancouver equalizes in the 67th minute courtesy of a Erik Hurtado. Pérez would score again (78th minute) to secure the victory for his club. FC Dallas is in fourth place in the Western Conference while Vancouver is in fifth place.