Chains from Starbucks to The Cheesecake Factory are being dragged into American culture wars (SBUX)

AP Photo/Ron Todt Arrests and harassment of people of color at chains have dominated the restaurant news cycle in recent weeks following the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks.  The universality of eating at certain chains helps trigger convictions that while everyone visits certain restaurants, your race continues to impact your experience.  […]

The Las Vegas mass shooter was reportedly paranoid about guns being taken away

Getty Images/David Becker A man who says he met Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock less than a month before the October 1 attack told authorities that Paddock warned that US law enforcement would start confiscating guns.  The man, whose name was redacted in reports released Wednesday, quoted Paddock saying somebody has to wake up […]

Fleetwood Mac: Lindsey Buckingham breaks silence on being 'fired' from iconic band

The band confirmed last month that they will tour with two new members, Mike Campbell of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Neil Finn of Crowded House. But Buckingham, who had been in the line-up since 1974, was not involved. Now, he has confirmed that his exclusion was not his own choice. Speaking while playing […]

Critical Windows bug fixed today is actively being exploited to hack users

Enlarge (credit: Lisa Brewster / Flickr) Microsoft on Tuesday patched two Windows vulnerabilities that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild to install malicious apps on the computers of unwitting users. The first vulnerability resides in the VBScript Engine included in all currently supported versions of Windows. A so-called use-after-free flaw involving the way the […]

Dementia news: Thousands of patients being taken to hospital because of a fall

Meanwhile 18 per cent suffered from a fracture, according to the study published in JAMDA – the journal of the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Experts from King’s College London and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust called for more to be done to prevent falls in people’s homes – such as […]

Sarah Sanders was reportedly so frustrated over being kept in the dark during the Rob Porter scandal that she publicly ‘cursed and yelled’ at the White House counsel

Reuters/Carlos Barria White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was reportedly so frustrated at being kept in the dark during yet another White House scandal earlier this year that she publicly erupted at the White House counsel. The confrontation occurred in February, according to The Washington Post, while the White House was grappling with media […]

Transparency is being forced on Britain’s overseas territories

Blue-skies regulation AS BRITAIN’S prime minister between 2010 and 2016, David Cameron championed financial transparency, targeting anonymous shell companies as the getaway cars of tax-evaders and money-launderers. On his watch Britain became the first G20 country to commit to a publicly accessible register of company owners. Mr Cameron tried to make British territories with big […]