A Papa John's restaurant manager says he was fired after 13 years with the company for closing 3 hours early amid ongoing hiring and retention challenges
With no-one else to cover the evening shift, Chris Jackson says he had to close the restaurant at 5pm Tuesday. On Wednesday, he was fired.news.yahoo.com
Harry and Meghan Hit Back at Claims They Are Stoking Royal Race Feud
Chris Jackson/Getty ImagesPrince Harry and Meghan Markle have hit back at claims that they have “reignited a rift” with the royals by “publicly attacking” the queen.Their lawyers, Schillings, have written to at least one major British newspaper saying that the claims are “false and inaccurate,” a source at one paper told The Daily Beast.The claims, similar to those made yesterday in The Daily Beast, dominated the front pages of major British newspapers Thursday. They were based on a new chapternews.yahoo.com
Duchess of Cornwall and Prince Charles ditch face masks for Exeter visit
The Duchess of Cornwall expressed hope that the country is over the worst of the Covid pandemic as she and the Prince of Wales ditched their face masks for a royal visit. Her comment came during an impromptu walkabout in the grounds of Exeter Cathedral, where she met members of the public in numbers not seen for more than a year. But the Duchess sounded a cautious note, telling one well-wisher the nation had to be careful and another that she had not quite got round to shaking hands with peoplenews.yahoo.com
DOJ seeks $3.2M from West Virginia governor's coal companies
West Virginia Governor Jim Justice speaks during the State of the State Address in the House Chambers of the West Virginia State Capitol Building in Charleston, W.Va., on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson)CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking $3.2 million in penalties from Appalachian coal mines owned by West Virginia Gov. The U.S. and several states settled and signed a consent decree with the companies in late 2016 to resolve allegations of Clean Water Act violations from Justice-owned mines in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. The defendants named in the new filing are Southern Coal Corporation, Premium Coal Company Inc., and Justice Coal of Alabama. A lead attorney for the companies and the governor's office did not immediately respond to emails seeking comment.
Jay-Z's Roc Nation forms book publisher with Random House
NEW YORK – A decade after publishing his memoir “Decoded,” Jay-Z is forming a more lasting partnership with the book industry. Roc Nation, the entertainment company founded by the rapper, is starting an imprint with Random House called Roc Lit 101. In a joint announcement Tuesday, Random House and Roc Nation promised “books at the dynamic intersection of entertainment and genre-defying literature." Future releases will include a book by Meek Mill on “criminal justice and survival,” memoirs by rappers Yo Gotti and Fat Joe and fantasy fiction from rapper Lil Uzi Vert, along with everything from cookbooks to children's stories. Roc Lit 101 will be led by Chris Jackson, the publisher and editor-in-chief of the Random House imprint One World and a recent recipient of a lifetime achievement award from the Center for Fiction; and Jana Fleishman, executive vice president of Roc Nation.
James McBride among those honored by Center for Fiction
NEW YORK – Author James McBride and editor Chris Jackson were among those honored Thursday night by the Center for Fiction. Jackson, whose authors range from Ta-Nehisi Coates to Bryan Stevenson, was given the Medal for Editorial Excellence Award. Jackson runs the One World imprint of Penguin Random House. The Center for Fiction awarded its First Novel Prize to Raven Leilani for “Luster,” the story of a young Black woman's affair with a married, middle-aged white man. Finalists included this year's Booker Prize winner, Douglas Stuart's “Shuggie Bain.”
Undefeated Titans getting healthy after COVID-19 outbreak
The undefeated Titans are healing up from the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak. DeCastro will miss his third game of the season after sustaining an abdominal injury last week against Philadelphia. Johnson, Pittsburgh’s second-leading receiver, is out because of a back injury suffered on a punt return last week. Cincinnati also will be missing starting defensive tackle D.J. Eagles: RT Lane Johnson, WR DeSean Jackson, WR Alshon Jeffery, CB Avonte Maddox, S Marcus Epps, LB Duke Riley, QB Nate Sudfeld.
Tannehill scores 4 TDs as depleted Titans beat Bills 42-16
Malcolm Butler intercepted two passes, the second he returned 68 yards, and both set up short touchdowns for Tennessee. “They were ready to go and at the same time we beat ourselves,” Bills coach Sean McDermott said. Allen's pass went off Andre Roberts' hands right to Butler, and he returned the interception 29 yards to the Bills 16. Tennessee led 21-10 at halftime after Tannehill ran in from 10 yards seconds before the half. Safety Micah Hyde denied the Bills got caught looking ahead to the defending Super Bowl champs.
Lions WR Golladay makes 2020 debut; Bucs' Godwin also active
Jeudy is active for the Bucs game as Denver quarterback Jeff Driskel makes his first start while Drew Lock recovers from a shoulder injury. Cardinals: QB Brett Hundley, WR Christian Kirk, RB Eno Benjamin, OL Mason Cole, OL Josh Miles, DL Leki Fotu. ___CHICAGO AT ATLANTABears: CB Duke Shelley, OG Arlington Hambright, NT Daniel McCullers, WR RIley Ridley, OLB Trevis GipsonFalcons: WR Julio Jones, CB A.J. Browns: WR Donovan Peoples-Jones, CB Greedy Williams, LB Jacob Phillips, Olivier Vernon, Evan Brown and WR Rashard Higgins. Brown, CB Chris Jackson OLB Derick Roberson, C Aaron Brewer, TE Geoff Swaim, DT Matt DickersonVikings: WR Tajaé Sharpe, WR K.J.
Trump says he doesn't know Britain's Prince Andrew. They had a breakfast meeting in June.
Trump says he doesn't know Britain's Prince Andrew. Prince Andrew, Duke of York, smiles with President Trump during a visit to Westminster Abbey on June 3 in London. Prince Andrew, Duke of York, smiles with President Trump during a visit to Westminster Abbey on June 3 in London. Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images Image 1 of / 5 Caption Close Trump says he doesn't know Britain's Prince Andrew. Photo: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images President Trump and first lady Melania Trump, alongside Prince...chron.com
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry, Kate Middleton & Prince William Reunite at Annual Festival of
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry reunited with Kate Middleton and Prince William at the annual Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Saturday night. Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty ImagesChris Jackson/- WPA Pool/Getty ImagesChris Jackson/- WPA Pool/Getty ImagesKate also looked regal in a dark long-sleeve midi dress that featured a scooped neck and a thin black belt around the waist. Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty ImagesChris Jackson/- WPA Pool/Getty ImagesAlso in attendance was Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and his wife, Camila Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Edward, Princess Anne and many more. Chris Jackson/- WPA Pool/Getty Images)Chris Jackson/- WPA Pool/Getty ImagesIt's been a busy time for the royal couples. 2 With Meghan Markle While Visiting Military FamiliesMeghan Markle and Prince Harry Prepare for Archie's First Trip to America
Harry and Meghan branded hypocrites for using private jets
The environmental footprint of a private jet is also much greater than that of a commercial plane. "Private jets are similar to commercial jets except they fly with less people, so therefore the footprint (per person) is much higher," Gilliam explained. "Private jets consume 10 times more per person than commercial jets," she said. To maintain a high level of much-needed protection, we provided them with a private jet flight," he posted on Twitter. "You expect them to travel private, but that clashes with their mission to help save the planet," Fitzwilliam told CNN.