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Alabama Principal Arrested on Child Porn Charges

40 YEAR OLD IS A FORMER PRINCIPAL

Former principal of Hueytown Middle School in Jefferson County, Alabama An Alabama school official pleads guilty to child porn charges. According to prosecutors, 40-year-old Brett William Kirkham of Tuscaloosa pleaded guilty to one count of enticing a minor and one count of possessing child pornography. Kirkham is a one time human resources director for Jefferson County Schools in Birmingham and…

Trump’s New Travel Ban Blocked

HOURS BEFORE IT WAS DUE TO GO INTO EFFECT, A FEDERAL JUDGE IN HAWAII BLOCK TRUMP'S TRAVEL BAN

(CNN) Just hours before it was due to go into effect, US President Donald Trump’s revised executive order banning travelers from six Muslim-majority nations had been struck down by a federal court in Hawaii late Wednesday. The new ban was announced earlier this month and would have barred people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the…

South Korean president removed from office

TWO DIE IN PROTESTS AFTER SOUTH KOREAN PRESIDENT REMOVED FROM OFFICE

Two protesters died during demonstrations in the South Korean capital Friday, after the country’s president was removed from office over alleged corruption. A statement from acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn also said that several people were injured during the protests in Seoul. It called the casualties regrettable and didn’t provide further details on the deaths. Hwang called for unity during a…

Large decline in illegal US/Mexico border crossings

LLEGAL SOUTHWEST BORDER CROSSINGS DROP 40% FROM JANUARY TO FEBRUARY, ACCORDING TO CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION

1/1llegal Southwest border crossings drop 40% from January to February, according to Customs and Border Protection. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Illegal southwest border crossings were down 40% last month; that’s according to just released Customs and Border Protection numbers. The decrease could be a sign that president Trump’s hardline rhetoric and policies on immigration may be having a…

Pizza Hut is offering shoes that order pizza for you

PIZZA HUT "PIE TOPS" - SHOES THAT ORDER PIZZA

1/1Pizza Hut “Pie Tops” Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Pizza Hut has a fun new way to order your pizza. “Pie Tops”  are sneakers that order up food by pressing a button on the shoe’s tongue. Bluetooth technology and geolocation lets pizza hut know where to deliver the pies. The limited edition shoes are designed to coincide with March Madness….

COSTCO raising membership fees

COSTCO RAISES ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEES FOR FIRST TIME IN SIX YEARS

1/1COSTCO RAISING MEMBERSHIP FEES Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – It’s going to cost you a little more to save money by shopping at COSTCO. The warehouse retail giant is raising its annual membership fees for the first time in six years. The cost of a basic “gold star” membership is going up five bucks to $60.00 a year. The…

Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins removing artificial colors

DUNKIN DONUTS AND BASKIN ROBBINS REMOVE ARTIFICIAL COLORING FROM PRODUCTS

1/1Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins remove artificial colors from products. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins are jumping on the “natural” foods train. Parent company Dunkin’ brands announced it will remove artificial coloring from its foods sold in the U.S. by the end of 2018. The change will impact nearly every item on the menus….

AT&T agrees to bring 3K jobs back to U.S.

UNION REPRESENTING AT&T WORKERS REACHES TENTATIVE AGREEMENT THAT INCLUDES HIRING AMERICAN WORKERS TO DO JOBS THAT WERE PREVIOUSLY DONE BY OVERSEAS WORKERS.

1/1AT&T agrees to bring 3K jobs back to U.S. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – AT&T has agreed to bring 3,000 outsourced jobs back to the United States. The move is part of the negotiations between the company and the communication workers of America union. The four-year deal covers wage hikes, paid parental leave, healthcare and benefits for 20,000 AT&T…

Home Depot to fill 80,000 jobs for the spring

HOME DEPOT NEEDS TO FILL 80,000 JOBS

1/1Home Depot to fill 80,000 jobs Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Need a job this spring? Apply at home depot! The home improvement chain plans fill more than 80,000 jobs just in time for the spring season. The company will be bringing on a range of employees, from cashiers to freight handlers to customer service representatives. To make it…

100,000 Stolen Diapers Replaced by Amazon

Amazon, Kimberly-Clark make big donation to diaper bank targeted by thieves.

1/1Amazon, Kimberly-Clark make big donation to diaper bank targeted by thieves. Show Caption Hide Caption Fox Crossing, WI (WFRV) – Two big companies are stepping in to help a diaper bank in Wisconsin that was targeted by thieves. Someone stole about 100,000 diapers in Fox Crossing in recent weeks. But Amazon said Thursday that it would donate the same amount…