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Canadian Residential Schools and Fallout for the Catholic Church

2021-09-10 by JamesD
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This summer saw some of the greatest public outrages in Canadian History. The Canadian public continues to admonish the Catholic Church’s refusal to offer an official apology for its role in running the residential schools across Canada. The bodies of over 1300 Indigenous children have been found in unmarked graves across Canada. These gravesites are at residential schools where Indigenous children were abused, neglected, and killed for over 100 years. The schools were run by the government and various church bodies. Catholic Church Faces Backlash Over Silence What started with the discovery of the remains of 215 children at a... Read More >

The City of Chicago sues Food Delivery Platforms Grubhub and DoorDash

2021-09-08 by JamesD
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Grubhub and DoorDash are food delivery platforms under the scrutiny of investigators in Chicago for a year over several violations. Now that the investigation has been concluded, the delivery platforms have been slammed with lawsuits following findings that reveal they employed strategies that went against existing laws. The lawsuit by the city of Chicago is an unprecedented assault on the operation of food delivery operators. It was announced on Friday, along with some allegations of unhealthy tactics employed by the organizations concerning multiple violations of laws governing businesses and consumer rights in the region. Chicago officials criticize the companies for... Read More >

Mocha Red Brings a Kosher Miami Vibe to Union Square in New York

2021-06-01 by JamesD
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There has never been a Kosher steakhouse like Mocha Red.  On June 14, Mocha Red, near Union Square in Manhattan, will begin serving customers with an unforgettable dining experience that will satisfy all cravings and keep you coming back: great food, curated cocktails and spectacular aesthetics, in an atmosphere that feels like a tropical vacation in the heart of New York City.  No need to travel!   “Think Wynwood, Miami meets Tulum Mexico,” said owner Naftali Abenaim, who also owns Mocha Burger in Soho and on the Upper East Side, and Mocha Bleu, a gourmet dairy restaurant in Teaneck, New Jersey. ... Read More >

Pastor Norman Quintero Arrested

2021-03-24 by JamesD
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A self-described pastor, real estate broker, psychotherapist, and humanitarian, Norman Quintero, who ran afoul of the law in a November 2020 Orange County Court action that ruled he was unlawfully occupying an Aliso Viejo property was arrested on March 23, 2021. The arrest came in connection with an ongoing criminal investigation of Mr. Quintero’s alleged removal of tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of studio editing equipment, musical instruments, including a grand piano, furnishings, and historic photographs, from the 41 Columbia building in Aliso Viejo he had occupied before the Orange County sheriff finally escorted him off the premises. norn... Read More >

Update on Facebook Ban of Australian News

2021-03-20 by Julio Juarez
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A ban was announced this year on Australian news stories being viewed or shared on the social media platform Facebook. This came after the Australian government drafted a law that would force tech giants Facebook and Google to pay for Australian news and journalism. How the Social Media Giant Will Move Forward Facebook announced this week that they will lift a controversial ban on viewing and sharing of Australian news stories on their platform. Facebook has struck an agreement with the Australian government this month that will make the online giant pay for using Australian journalism. This comes as a... Read More >

Marketing On OnlyFans: How To Market OnlyFans

2020-12-01 by JamesD
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We asked marketers with the rapid growth of OnlyFans, the adult site, how can brands and individuals succeed in marketing there? What are the keys to marketing on OnlyFans?  Matt Bertram, CEO & SEO Strategist at EWR Digital said he believes OnlyFans has untapped potential for open-minded marketers, noting “On OnlyFans you can create videos, photos and other content for a range of niches. The platform is not limited to adult content. OnlyFans is subscription-based which means you charge users a monthly fee to follow your account. You can also create exclusive content to sell to your subscribers.  Selling exclusive content can be very... Read More >

Pastor Norman Quintero Pastor Found Improperly Operating Ministry From a Building He Falsely Claimed to Own

2020-11-25 by JamesD
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Hispanic pastor and self-described humanitarian, Norman Quintero, ran afoul of the Orange County Superior Court in a recent action that found he was unlawfully occupying an Aliso Viejo property that he falsely claimed to own. In case number 30-2020-01166386-CU-UD-CJC, Judge Kimberly A. Knill found in favor of the plaintiff, Cal-Tex Acquisition IV, LLC, in an action lodged against Quintero’s charity, NQR, Corp. According to the complaint, Quintero and his associates had entered into a purchase and sale agreement for the property, and Quintero was provided access to inspect and conduct tests on the property in anticipation of the sale. When... Read More >

Depp Loses in Court

2020-11-14 by Jade Minh

Actor Johnny Depp is back in the news as one of the court proceedings related to his ongoing feud with ex-wife, Amber Heard, has ended. Depp has blamed the ongoing feud with Heard, in part, on a story published by Britain’s The Sun newspaper. In the article, The Sun claimed that Depp was an “abusive husband,” accusations that have led to a serious PR crisis for Depp and an ongoing war of words with both Heard and The Sun. The court testimony, which included statements by both Depp and Heard, as well as some of their former employees, became an... Read More >

Gators Coach Responds to Brawl

2020-11-09 by Ronn Torossian
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When the Florida Gators faced off against the Missouri Tigers, fans expected a hard-fought football game. They didn’t expect a bench-clearing brawl, but that’s exactly what they got. Now, the SEC is handing out penalties to players and coaches for their roles in the fracas, and at least one of these coaches, Florida head coach Dan Mullen, is responding to the consequences. According to various media reports, the Southeastern Conference docked Mullen $25,000, saying he not only failed to stop the brawl but did not do enough to avoid throwing fuel on the fire. As part of the consequences, Missouri... Read More >

Amazon Hoping “Smart” Grocery Stores Will Catch On

2020-10-06 by Jade Minh

Technological updates have been a part of grocery shopping since the first “electric eye” doors were installed in the first half of the 20th century. As technology continues to advance, basic chores like going to the grocery store are starting to look very different than they did in previous generations. From self-checkout to cashless transactions, modern shoppers are doing things much differently than their parents and grandparents. While some shoppers are balking at the updates, missing what it used to feel like to make a “trip to the grocery,” Amazon is going after those who love the tech updates, hoping... Read More >

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