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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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Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults

Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults

If you're a healthy older adult looking for ways to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke, don't turn to that age-old standby: daily low-dose aspirin. Read more ...

Man wanted for more than 5 years in deadly shooting now in custody, deputies say

Man wanted for more than 5 years in deadly shooting now in custody, deputies say

A man on the run from Upstate deputies for more than five years is now in custody, according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. Read more ...

'I just love her': Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper says they cooked, played...

'I just love her': Jayme Closs' accused kidnapper says they cooked, played board games

The man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents is speaking out from jail. Read more ...

Dutch police hunt suspect after shooting on tram kills 3, 9 hurt

Dutch police hunt suspect after shooting on tram kills 3, 9 hurt

Authorities immediately raised the terror alert for the area to the maximum level and said they are considering the possibility of a "terrorist motive" in the attack. Read more ...

Police: Kindergarten teacher, boyfriend made videos of themselves sexually...

Police: Kindergarten teacher, boyfriend made videos of themselves sexually abusing children

Audra Mabel, 34, is facing charges of creating child pornography and sexual exploitation of a child. Read more ...

Beto O'Rourke Raises Staggering $6.1 Million After Announcing 2020 Run

Beto O'Rourke Raises Staggering $6.1 Million After Announcing 2020 Run

Beto O'Rourke, the latest Democrat to jump into the packed 2020 presidential primary field, has raised a staggering $6.1 million in the first 24 hours of his presidential... Read more ...

18-year-old charged in Bethel Park High School threat

18-year-old charged in Bethel Park High School threat

Police have named the person they say made an online threat against Bethel Park High School. Read more ...

Report: 13-year-old boy falls to his death while free-climbing in Utah park

Report: 13-year-old boy falls to his death while free-climbing in Utah park

"It's a tragic accident. Our hearts go out to the family, the people he was with." Read more ...

French air crash investigators say ‘clear similarities' between Boeing 737...

French air crash investigators say ‘clear similarities' between Boeing 737 MAX crashes

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Woman gets life in prison for sitting on, smothering 9-year-old girl

Woman gets life in prison for sitting on, smothering 9-year-old girl

A 320-pound woman has been sentenced to life in prison for killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on her as a form of punishment. Read more ...