Burger King telling Whoppers? Fast food chain accused of false advertising in lawsuit alleging burgers are too small
A South Florida lawyer has filed a federal lawsuit seeking class-action status alleging that Burger King has misled customers by portraying its food as being much larger compared with what it has served to customers in real life.
Iconic U.S. brands Coca-Cola, Pepsi and McDonald's suspend business in Russia
PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and Starbucks said Tuesday they were suspending business in Russia after that country's invasion of Ukraine, joining McDonald's and a host of other U.S. corporations. "Our hearts are with the people who are enduring unconscionable effects from these tragic events in Ukraine," Coke said in a brief statement Tuesday afternoon. Like McDonald's, Coke had been under pressure to stop operating in Russia in recent days. Pepsi, on the other hand, is not halting all of its Russian business. Starbucks went further than McDonald's, saying all Russian business activity is suspended, including shipment of its products.cnbc.com
Investigation into suspect in Texas synagogue hostage standoff
The FBI identified 44-year-old British national Malik Faisal Akram as the suspect who held four people hostage in a synagogue in Texas on Saturday. Akram died at the scene and the hostages escaped after what the rabbi described as a terrifying ordeal. CBS News Homeland Security and Justice reporter Nicole Sganga joins CBSN's Tanya Rivero with the latest with the investigation.news.yahoo.com
Hostages freed after Texas synagogue standoff; captor dead
A man held hostages for more than 10 hours Saturday at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting in a livestream and demanding the release of a Pakistani neuroscientist who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. Army officers in Afghanistan.news.yahoo.com
Burger King parent earnings beat but labor challenges weigh on sales
In this articleA Burger King restaurant seen in Milton, Pennsylvania. Restaurant Brands International on Monday reported quarterly earnings that topped Wall Street's expectations, but its revenue fell short as labor challenges weighed on sales. Shares of the company rose less than 1% in premarket trading. Excluding items, Restaurant Brands earned 76 cents per share, beating the 74 cents per share expected by analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. Net sales rose 11.8% to $1.5 billion, falling short of expectations of $1.52 billion.cnbc.com
A company that owns 40 Burger Kings had to pay $459,000 to workers after it denied them sick leave, in Chicago's largest-ever labor-law fine
In Chicago, companies must give an hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked. Tri City Foods failed to do this for 2,473 staff, the city said.news.yahoo.com
Memphis police have reportedly arrested 2 customers who starting a shooting in a Burger King because their chicken sandwich had too much hot sauce
The customers were charged with four counts of attempted first-degree murder and employment of a firearm during the commission of a felony, per FOX13.news.yahoo.com
A woman was charged with a felony after yelling racial slurs and throwing a Whopper at a Burger King employee because her tomato was 'too thick'
According to police records seen by the Village News, Judith Ann Black, 77, admitted she was "angry" that the employee was not "fixing the issue" and threw the burger.news.yahoo.com
Here are some Election Day freebies, discounts and deals to look out for
HOUSTON – Besides deciding on the next president, voting has some other perks. You may want to take advantage of some of those Election Day deals Tuesday. Here are some discounts and deals voters can look out for after they’ve done their civic duty:
7 free things you can score now and upcoming days
Free workout classes from Orangetheory FitnessThis upcoming Sunday, Nov. 1, Orangetheory Fitness is offering a free one-hour Daylight Savings workout. Free day of childcareKindercare Learning Centers are offering parents a free day of childcare. The car rental company will give one free day to customers who reserve a car for two days. It is giving its customers a chance to score a free Whopper if you visit a competitor’s restaurant location that has been shut down. West and confirm your location through the Burger King app you’ll receive a coupon for a free Whopper.
VIDEO: Bat-wielding robber smashes glass door at Burger King
HOUSTON – Houston law enforcement are searching for a man who broke into an east Houston Burger King restaurant with a bat, terrorized an employee and robbed the store back in September. The man is seen on video breaking the glass door with a baseball bat. Once inside, the man approached an employee and threatened to hit her with the bat if she did not tell him where the money was. Police say the man was described to them as a young Hispanic male wearing a blue pullover, shorts, white shoes and blue face mask. Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case.