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McDonald’s launching first vegan meal in the UK

McDonald’s launching first vegan meal in the UK

Be careful, Big Mac — McDonald’s first-ever vegan meal is set to hit menus in the UK in early 2020. On January 2, the fast-food giant will introduce its inaugural vegan meal across the pond with the launch of Veggie Dippers. The environmentally-friendly breaded bites will be filled with red pepper, sundried tomato pesto, split peas and rice, Hungry customers […]

by × December 12, 2019 ×
Japanese artists claim they were told to hide payoffs for ‘Frozen 2’ tweets

Japanese artists claim they were told to hide payoffs for ‘Frozen 2’ tweets

Disney is still feeling the heat over a Japanese social-media campaign for “Frozen 2.” Japanese artists who promoted the animated smash hit on Twitter say they were told to keep the fact that they were paid for their tweets under wraps. That undercuts Disney Japan’s that the posts were supposed to be labeled as “PR.” “The agency that has commissioned […]

by × December 12, 2019 ×
More details emerge on upcoming WeWork bloodbath

More details emerge on upcoming WeWork bloodbath

WeWork’s recently announced layoffs will slam more than 400 New Yorkers, according to a recent government filing. The bulk of the pink slips — which WeWork says will hit Feb. 21 and March 2 of next year — will affect employees at the office-sharing startup’s offices at 85 Broad St., a Financial District high-rise formerly occupied by Goldman Sachs. A […]

by × December 12, 2019 ×
Federal Reserve gets in ‘repo’ biz, but loses track of cash

Federal Reserve gets in ‘repo’ biz, but loses track of cash

The stuff the Federal Reserve talks about is often less important than the things it doesn’t talk about. The Fed’s policymaking committee announced on Wednesday . In fact, the Fed indicated that rates are going to stay right where they are next year, too — a bummer for President Trump, who wants borrowing costs lowered. In my own words, I’ll […]

by × December 12, 2019 ×
New hope for NFL vets cut out of concussion settlement

New hope for NFL vets cut out of concussion settlement

The family of Mike “Iron Mike” Webster — the first pro football player to be diagnosed with concussion-related brain injuries — may finally be on the cusp of getting paid by the NFL. A Philadelphia federal judge on Wednesday appointed a mediator to resolve claims by roughly 70 families who say the NFL has unfairly cut them out of its […]

by × December 12, 2019 ×