Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz steps down

Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz steps down

(Reuters) – Starbucks Corp Executive Chairman Howard Schultz is stepping down, effective June 26, the world’s biggest coffee chain said on Monday, fuelling speculation that the outspoken, liberal-leaning executive will make a U.S. presidential bid. FILE PHOTO: Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz speaks during the company’s annual shareholders meeting in Seattle, Washington March 18, 2015. REUTERS/David Ryder/File photo […]

There’s Plenty of Evidence That Donald Trump Has Sought to Block the Russia Investigation, But it Will Take More Than That to Bring Him Down

There’s Plenty of Evidence That Donald Trump Has Sought to Block the Russia Investigation, But it Will Take More Than That to Bring Him Down

One of the most important things to understand about Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating the Trump-Russia case, is that he helped nail New York mob boss John Gotti, the gangster known as the “Teflon Don.” One of the most important things to understand about Donald Trump, the con man and hustler who happens to […]

A White Man in a Truck Mowed Down a Young Native American Man. Was It a Hate Crime?

This story was originally published by ProPublica. The submissions from Native Americans have come into ProPublica’s Documenting Hate database with regularity: In Reno, Nevada, a truck was driven into a group of Native people protesting Columbus Day, injuring one; a Navajo woman in Flagstaff, Arizona, reported being told, “Go back to where you came from” by a […]

Bill Cosby jury hunkers down for second day in sexual assault trial

Bill Cosby jury hunkers down for second day in sexual assault trial

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – The jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial begins a second day of deliberations on Thursday, charged with deciding whether the comedian once known as “America’s Dad” drugged and molested a younger woman at his Pennsylvania home more than a decade ago. Actor and comedian Bill Cosby leaves court after a […]

The Trump Administration Backs Down From Battle Over Legal Pot

In a surprising turn of events, the Trump administration will ditch intentions to crack down on the dozens of states that have legalized the production, distribution, and possession of pot for medical or recreational use. The policy flip came straight from the mouth of President Donald Trump, who promised Republican Cory Gardner (R-Co.) that the administration […]

Residents Outraged As Video Shows Cops Hold Homeless Man Down, Savagely Beat Him

Residents Outraged As Video Shows Cops Hold Homeless Man Down, Savagely Beat Him

Lakeland, FL – Cellphone footage has been released from bystanders who witnessed police officers repeatedly punching and hitting a homeless man while holding him down on the ground under a bridge. The resulting outrage on social media has forced the Lakeland Police Department to respond to allegations that its officers beat up a homeless man in […]

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