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Starbucks apologizes after employee calls police on black men waiting at table

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Starbucks apologized Saturday to two black men arrested at a Philadelphia store in an incident that has led to accusations of racial profiling by the company and police. Cellphone videos captured the tense moment Thursday afternoon when at least six Philadelphia Police Department officers stood...
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Protesters gather at Center City Starbucks to call for change following arrests

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Demonstrators showed up around noon on Sunday, holding signs and shouting messages of anger outside the Starbucks at 18th and Spruce streets.
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Starbucks CEO issues apology after video of Phila. arrests goes viral

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The CEO of Starbucks has issued an apology of his own for the incident that led to the arrest of two men at a Philadelphia location last week.
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Starbucks CEO calls arrest of black men at Philadelphia store 'reprehensible'

Starbucks CEO calls arrest of black men at Philadelphia store 'reprehensible'

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"The video shot by customers is very hard to watch and the actions in it are not representative of our Starbucks Mission and Values. Creating an environment that is both safe and welcoming for everyone is paramount for every store," Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said in a statement.
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Protests follow outrage after two black men arrested at Philly Starbucks

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"This is a Starbucks. Since when are people asked to leave a Starbucks who are just sitting there?"
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Man charged in stabbing outside Roselawn nightclub

Man charged in stabbing outside Roselawn nightclub

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Minneapolis Police: Man Found Shot To Death In Car

Minneapolis Police: Man Found Shot To Death In Car

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Disney fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director after controversial tweets surface

James Gunns' tweets made light of pedophilia and rape. Read more ...

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Train derails in Worcester after striking overpass

Train derails in Worcester after striking overpass

A freight train derailed in Worcester after the one of the cars was unable to clear an overpass. Read more ...

Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a...

Father of 2 Parkland school shooting survivors is shot and killed during a robbery

A man entered the store, held the store owner at gunpoint, took money and left. Then the gunman returned and fatally shot the father of four. Read more ...