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  • Fat Cops Are Weighing Down the NYPD

    02/18/2018 9:38:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 18, 2018 | Shawn Cohen, Aaron Feis and Bruce Golding
    The NYPD is being dragged down by overweight cops — and the brass isn’t doing anything about the ballooning problem, police sources told The Post. “We really are the world’s largest police department,” said one veteran cop who’s worked in Manhattan, Brooklyn and The Bronx. “We’re the fattest police department in the country … because we have no requirement to stay in shape.”
  • More Officers, More Former Defendants in Police 'Code of Silence' Scandal

    02/07/2018 6:24:53 AM PST · by JP1201 · 32 replies
    A growing scandal associated with a former Chicago police tactical team accused of shaking down drug dealers and framing south side residents now includes scrutiny of at least 15 active Chicago police officers. NBC 5 Investigates has learned the 15 officers are now assigned to desk duty, in a case which has already seen the convictions of 20 individuals overturned. Last November, on a single day, Cook County prosecutors threw out the convictions of over a dozen men who had been arrested by Sgt. Ronald Watts and his team at the former Ida B. Wells housing project. All contended they...
  • Donut Shop Sells Edible ‘Tide Pods’ in Light of Viral Online Challenge

    01/23/2018 1:54:43 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    WNCN ^ | January 20, 2018
    A Wichita donut chain used the latest social media stunt, called the Tide Pod challenge, to promote a new kind of donut Wednesday. The challenge involves people, mostly teenagers, eating the laundry capsules on video for others to see on social media. Hurts Donut joined in on the craze by selling the donut version of the laundry capsule. news-app-download-apple-350x50news-app-download-android-350x50 “We just kind of put out the post as just a funny alternative to a more serious topic,” said Trista Patterson, owner of Hurts Donut. “We see so much heavy stuff every day that we’re just putting a little lighter approach...
  • Please help us identify the mysterious man sharing a Krispy Kreme with Chuck Schumer in this photo

    03/03/2017 12:44:15 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 22 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/03/17 | Robert Laurie
    Well, that's Strange... Here’s what we know. In the photo below, Chuck Schumer appears with an unidentified foreign personage of some sort. They’re eating donuts at a Kirspy Kreme. We assume everything is on the up and up, because Schumer is obviously a person of the highest moral character, but we’d still like to know who his companion is. He looks kind of familiar, but we just can’t seem to place the face.
  • $100 Golden Donut Coming to South Florida

    11/29/2016 1:35:03 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Nov 28, 2016 | Teresa Joseph
    South Floridians with expensive taste can now indulge in a pricey piece of pastry that became a viral internet sensation earlier this year. The golden donut, created by the owners of the Manila Social Club in New York City, is a spectacle to anyone with a sweet tooth. But, you'll need a lot of dough to sink your teeth into the $100 delicacy. The lavish doughnut is handmade with Ube, a naturally purple sweet yam, and Cristal champagne. It's adorned with Cristal icing, 24 karat pure gold dust and 24 karat pure gold leaf. The pastry is exclusively sold at...
  • Video Released in Terence Crutcher’s Killing by Tulsa Police

    09/19/2016 8:06:46 PM PDT · by Theoria · 108 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 19 September 2016 | Liam Stack
    The Police Department in Tulsa, Okla., released video on Monday of an encounter during which, the authorities said, a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black man who could be seen raising his hands above his head. The department opened a criminal investigation into the shooting and said the Tulsa County district attorney, Steve Kunzweiler, would review its findings. The federal Justice Department opened a separate civil rights investigation. During the encounter, which took place around 7:40 p.m. Friday, Terence Crutcher, 40, was shot once and killed by Betty Shelby, a Tulsa police officer since 2011, after the police...
  • David and Goliath Battle Over Donuts

    05/10/2016 2:59:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Chin and Jennifer Kim watched the Carl's Jr. go out of business outside their Carmel Mountain Ranch donut shop. Sesame Donuts has been in the same strip mall for 27 years, 17 of those years owned by the Kims. The old Carl's Jr. has been going through renovations lately. It's only 50 yards away and the Chin wanted to know about their new neighbors. That's why he was shocked when a customer told them that neighbor would be a Krispy Kreme Donut Shop. "I was surprised, I didn't believe it," said Chin. Since the word has gotten out to their...
  • Krispy Kreme Agrees to Sell Itself for $1.35 Billion

    05/09/2016 12:44:16 PM PDT · by Cecily · 28 replies
    The Charlotte Observer ^ | May 9, 2016 | Kevin Orland
    he investment firm for Austria’s billionaire Reimann family agreed to buy Winston-Salem-based Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. for about $1.35 billion, adding the doughnut chain to a coffee empire that already includes Keurig Green Mountain and Peet’s Coffee & Tea. The firm, JAB Holding Co., will pay Krispy Kreme investors $21 a share in cash, the company said in a statement Monday. That represents a 25 percent premium over the stock’s closing price on Friday. The deal brings a sweet edge to JAB’s sprawling coffee enterprise. Krispy Kreme gained fame with its yeast-raised, glazed doughnuts, and only made a major push...
  • Chris Christie to suspend presidential campaign

    02/10/2016 8:36:39 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 54 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 10, 2016 | Seth McLaughlin and David Sherfinski
    PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to issue a statement Wednesday afternoon suspending his presidential campaign, The Washington Times has learned. The announcement follows a disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary, where Mr. Christie was hoping a strong showing would give him more breathing room in a race where the tough-talking governor competed with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida to emerge as the most viable alternative to businessman Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas...
  • Christie Likely to Drop out (per CNN)

    02/09/2016 7:38:27 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 86 replies
    CNN
    Christie is canceling his events in South Carolina. He won't be in the next debate because he finished 6th. Expecting him to exit. He'd be a solid A.G.
  • Man dies after running in Krispy Kreme Challenge (NC)

    02/06/2016 4:47:42 PM PST · by RightGeek · 37 replies
    WRAL ^ | 2/6/2016 | Janine Bowen
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Krispy Kreme Challenge race officials said Saturday that a man died after running in the annual race. A 58-year old man complained of chest pains during the first mile of the 12th annual race, officials said. The man, who was not identified, was taken to Rex Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. [snip] The run began at 8:30 a.m. at North Carolina State University’s bell tower and runners traveled 2.5 miles to the Krispy Kreme location at the intersection of Peace and person streets. After consuming a dozen donuts, participants ran back to the bell tower.
  • Rubio surges to second in New Hampshire poll (Trump 36, Rubio 15)

    02/04/2016 7:46:38 AM PST · by xzins · 128 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 04, 2016 | Bradford Richardson
    Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio on Thursday vaulted into second place in a daily tracking poll, but still trails front-runner Donald Trump by double-digits in the New Hampshire primary Trump leads the GOP field with 36 percent support, according to the WHDH/UMass Lowell poll, followed by the Florida senator with 15 percent support, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) with 14 percent support, former Florida governor Jeb Bush with 8 percent support and Ohio Gov. John Kasich with 7 percent support.
  • Chris Christi's Islam Problem

    02/03/2016 7:31:49 AM PST · by Mr Apple · 22 replies
    National Review ^ | May 1 2012 12:00AM | Daniel Pipes and Steve Emerson
    A Quinnipiac poll in April showed Chris Christie as the most popular potential Republican vice-presidential candidate, thanks to his budget cuts and standing up to government employees' unions. But the governor of New Jersey has a problem, specifically an Islam problem, that can and should get in the way of his possible ascent to higher office. Time and again he has sided with Islamist forces against those who worry about safeguarding American security and civilization. Some examples: 2008: When serving as U.S. attorney for New Jersey, Christie embraced and kissed Mohammed Qatanani, imam of the Islamic Center of Passaic County,...
  • Police K9 attacks cop, doughnut shop worker, removed from force

    02/19/2015 2:55:58 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 41 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | February 19, 2015 | Lisa J. Huriash
    After biting two people within three months — a police officer and a doughnut shop worker — a Coconut Creek police dog has been bounced off the force.. Renzo, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, had been with the department about a year and a half. In November, he bit a Coconut Creek officer while tracking a suspect, wounding the officer's leg. In a more severe attack last week, Renzo burst from a squad car and tore into a doughnut shop employee's calf. The worker has hired a lawyer.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts makes ‘croissant donut’ permanent

    02/14/2015 2:11:13 PM PST · by Mozilla · 30 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 2-12-15 | Jack Newsham
    Not even two years after being rolled out by the New York baker Dominique Ansel, the cronut -- that’s a doughnut made with croissant dough, for those who might have been living under a rock -- has gone mainstream. Dunkin’ Donuts, the Canton-based breakfast food franchise, said Wednesday that it would make the “croissant donut” a permanent addition to its menu. (“Cronut” is a trademarked term.) Since introducing the item in November, Dunkin’ said it has sold 8.5 million of them, with about 3.9 million sold since mid-December, according to past news releases.
  • Video: Amish buggy doing donuts in Ashland County

    02/03/2015 8:04:23 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 13 replies
    Fox News Fox 8 Cleveland ^ | 2FEB2015 | Jen Steer
    POLK, Ohio- An unusual site was caught on video outside an Ashland County store on Sunday. Shayla Buhl was working at the Polk Market and Deli on North Main Street when she noticed an Amish buggy doing donuts in the snow. “I just looked out the window and grabbed my phone. They had it up on two wheels at one point,” Buhl told Fox 8. She posted it on her Facebook page and it’s been shared more than 6,000 times in 14 hours. The National Weather Service reported Ashland received more than 2 inches of snow as of Sunday night.
  • Dunkin’ Donuts to add 1,400 stores in China

    01/09/2015 10:38:31 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | January 8, 2015 | By Jack Newsham
    Dunkin’ Brands Group will open more than 1,400 doughnut shops in China over the next two decades, the Canton-based company said Thursday. Dunkin’ said its agreement with Golden Cup Pte. Ltd. is the largest development agreement in its 65-year history. The company, which currently has 16 outlets in China, said the first restaurant under the new agreement would open in late 2015.
  • Study reveals cops are the most obese workers in America

    12/18/2014 10:51:21 AM PST · by Bettyprob · 66 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | Dec. 17, 2014 | Tim MacFarlan
    • Along with firefighters and security guards, nearly 41% of police are obese • Findings published in American Journal of Preventive Medicine study • Slimmest workers are economists, scientists and psychologists Their job is to protect and serve – but it seems some police officers interpret this as an excuse to enjoy too many extra servings at the lunch table. A study has revealed US cops have the highest rates of obesity among any profession in the country. Along with firefighters and security guards, nearly 41 per cent of boys in blue are obese, according to a study in the...
  • 14 Things You Didn't Know About Krispy Kreme

    11/12/2014 12:55:33 AM PST · by kingattax · 40 replies
    Yahoo ^ | November 11, 2014 | Kristin Hunt
    As Chris Rock once surmised, Krispy Kreme is basically crack. The doughnuts, whether original glazed or stuffed with raspberry jelly, have had us hooked for 74 years, and we’re not looking to quit anytime soon. To better understand our dependency, we decided to look into the history of this doughnut empire. It involves pizza. And rap beef.
  • Rand Paul to Michelle Obama: Look at me — I’m at Dunkin’ Donuts

    10/17/2014 8:14:06 AM PDT · by Bettyprob · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 17, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Sen. Rand Paul took a playful jab at Michelle Obama and her healthy eating initiatives that condemn all types of junk food, tweeting to her handle to let her know the location of his first New Hampshire stop — Dunkin’ Donuts. He wrote, to his nearly half a million followers: “Just arrived in Manchester, New Hampshire. First stop: @DunkinDonuts cc: @MichelleObama,” The Hill reported. He didn’t specify his menu choices — but the jab was obviously at Mrs. Obama’s “Let’s Move!” anti-obesity campaign. The first lady has fielded considerable fire from schools, parents and hungry students who say her cafeteria...