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Dozens of Black former franchisees sue McDonald's over alleged discrimination

The lawsuit, filed late Monday night, accused McDonald’s of systematically discriminating against Black franchise operators by offering better financial support and more favorable locations to their White counterparts. The former franchisees, who together operated about 200 restaurants, operated stores from the 1980s through this year. According to the complaint, McDonald’s “systematically steered” the plaintiffs toward […]Read More

Walmart Takes On Amazon Prime: Membership Program Will Deliver From

Enlarge this image Walmart has finally launched its answer to Amazon Prime with an annual membership service. Courtesy of Walmart hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Walmart Walmart is officially launching a new rival to Amazon Prime: an annual membership service giving shoppers free delivery of groceries and other perks. Walmart+ will cost $98 a […]Read More

Senate GOP leaders look to lock down Republican support for

On daily GOP conference calls, Senate Republicans have been discussing their next steps and have been coalescing around their new approach that amounts to a tiny fraction of the $2.2 trillion price tag House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has offered the White House during their stalled negotiations, according to sources on the calls. The White House […]Read More

Trump Visits Kenosha But No Plans To Meet Jacob Blake's

Enlarge this image President Trump speaks to the media before heading to Kenosha, Wis., to meet with law enforcement officials and to survey damage following civil unrest in the city. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Updated at 12:42 p.m. ET President Trump is visiting Kenosha, Wis., […]Read More

5 ideal landing spots for Leonard Fournette fantasy owners –

The Jaguars surprised a lot of fantasy football players Monday when they announced they were releasing RB Leonard Fournette. The 2017 first-round pick had been going in the third round in fantasy drafts, according to Fantasy Football Calculator. Those of you who had invested a pick in Fournette are probably down a projected starter. But […]Read More

Deputies fatally shoot Black man in L.A. who dropped gun

Protesters clash with deputies of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department during protests following the death of Dijon Kizzee on Aug. 31. | Christian Monterrosa/AP Photo By ASSOCIATED PRESS 09/01/2020 11:50 AM EDT LOS ANGELES — A Black man who deputies said was stopped for riding his bicycle in violation of vehicle codes was fatally shot […]Read More

Joe Biden's team brings official campaign signs to 'Animal Crossing'

Sponsored Links The Verge / Biden-Harris Campaign The pandemic has forced the Biden-Harris campaign team to get creative, from live-streamed events to socially distanced interviews. But we didn’t see this coming. Beginning today, Animal Crossing: New Horizons players can add official Biden-Harris campaign signs to their island yards, The Verge reports. At the moment, there […]Read More

Fauci debunks theories of low CDC coronavirus death toll: 'There

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on efforts to get back to work and school during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Washington, D.C., June 30, 2020. Al Drago | Reuters White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci […]Read More

Hong Kong starts mass coronavirus testing as critics urge boycott

A Beijing-led mass coronavirus testing effort kicked off in Hong Kong on Tuesday, with nearly 650,000 people registered to take part amid boycott calls from some of the city’s pro-democracy activists and healthcare workers. For at least a week, residents will be able to get a free nasal and throat combination test at more than […]Read More