When you wish upon a star, you might just get a little something to stash in the cookie jar! The Walt Disney Company has announced a plan to hand out out $1,000 bonuses to all of their U.S. employees.
Disney also unveiled a new $50 million education fund for its hourly workers, according to a statement released Tuesday.
“I am proud we are directing approximately $125 million to our cast members and employees across the country and making higher education more accessible with the launch of this new program,” Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger said. Continue reading
That kid who just served you a burger may be making be raking in lot more annual salary than you.
The In-N-Out Burger chain has revealed how much they pay their store managers. And it’s nothing to sneeze at.
According to the report, the fast food chain pays store managers an average salary of more than $160,000. The super-sized salary is more than triple the industry average, according to the California Sun.
For comparison, the average architect in California makes roughly $112,000 per year. And it’s safe to say that In-N-Out employees probably make much more than a sandwich artist.
The fast food chain even beat Google and ranked fourth on Glassdoor’s “2018 Best Places to Work.” Continue reading
If you think the ICE crackdown is about deporting dangerous MS-13 gang members and terrorists, think again, because the stark reality is, if you’re in this country, from another country and you’ve committed a crime, any crime, you may be on the ICE radar and resulting chopping block.
Take the current example of a 43-year-old Polish doctor living in the U.S. since the age 5, that has been jailed by ICE agents over a couple of expunged misdemeanors he committed when he was 17.
Dr. Lukasz Niec, 43, of Michigan, has been detained and is facing deportation over a pair of decades old criminal offenses he committed 25 years ago proving the wide scope of the ICE roundup.
Dr. Niec, who claims he was brought legally to the United States from Poland by his parents in 1979, is now living in a Calhoun County, MI., jail cell after being taken in custody by ICE officers at his home last Tuesday.
ICE says the doctor’s detention is due to two crimes – destruction of property less than $100 and receiving and concealing stolen goods. Both crimes committed when he was a teenager.
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A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of coastal Alaska and Canada’s British Columbia and watch for the remainder of the West Coast.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was recorded about at 12:31 a.m. local tim about 155 miles off of Chiniak, Alaska and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said “widespread hazardous tsunami waves were possible.”
The M 7.9 occurred as the result of strike slip faulting. At it’s location, the Pacific plate is converging with the North America plate.
Buoy 46410, which is northeast of the quake’s epicenter, has recorded a “water displacement” of 32 feet, the National Weather Service said.
Mark Wahlberg is denying being a steroid user after he was accused of buying the drug from a now-jailed steroid dealer.
Wahlberg was was asked about the claims by TMZ cameras while out and about in LA.
The “Fear” actor said the roids claims were false and that his rock hard physique is “all natural” and simply a result of “hard work.”
We got Mark Monday in L.A. and asked about allegations that he, Josh Duhamel and WWE star Roman Reigns were clients of a now-jailed roid dealer, Richard Rodriguez. Mark’s adamant — his gains come from nothing else but his own work ethic. He even bashes steroid use, saying it screws with your health. As for any potential legal action … it sounds like Marky Mark’s just trying to put this thing behind him. Josh and Roman seem down with that, too. Both have also denied steroid use. Continue reading
Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after he says he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend is canceling his tour dates in Australia and New Zealand for March. He was on his 50th-anniversary tour.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer offered his “sincerest apologies” to those who planned to go to his shows and says he plans to still write, record and work on other projects “for a long time to come.”
A Pittsburg, CA., man who drove through a red light while running from police and struck and killed a pair of little girls traveling in another vehicle, has learned he is directly related to the girls.
Noe Saucedo, 23, is accused of driving a stolen pick-up truck in the San francisco area which led to a crash that took the lives of two little girls last week. Authorities say they have learned that Saucedo is randomly related to his victims.
Saucedo now faces two counts of murder for the deaths of two small girls, aged 2 and 4, in a crash last week involving a stolen truck.
The events leading up the collision unfolded at about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday when sheriff’s officials received a call about a stolen Ford F-250 in Pittsburg, CA. A short while later, a deputy spotted the truck on Bailey Road and followed it as it went east on state Highway 4. The deputy initially did not turn on his emergency lights. Sheriff’s officials said as Saucedo exited the highway at Somersville Road, he allegedly sped up, prompting the deputy to turn on his emergency lights. Continue reading
A self-described, “sovereign citizen,” who claims he was saving a woman from being beaten, was then the subject of a police standoff in Ohio.
Lenvil Persinger, 43, of Piqua, Ohio, claims he was simply helping a damsel in distress when he broke into a home and assaulted a man using nunchucks.
According to police, Persinger busted into a neighboring apartment after hearing a boyfriend and girlfriend arguing and assaulted the 26-year-old man in the head with nunchucks. After making contact with Persinger, police said he refused to talk to investigators. Continue reading
TheCount.com has located a photo of a missing a 34-year-old shipyards employee who fell into the St. Johns River about 1 p.m. Sunday.
Reports say, Atakorah Padmore, was working at North Florida Shipyard when fellow employees say they heard a loud noise and saw him fall in the river
Atakorah working on an air pressure valve when the accident occurred.
According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, a witness at the North Florida Shipyard saw
The witness told police that when he looked up he saw Padmore in the river. He said he tried unsuccessfully several times to throw Padmore a rope. Jacksonville Fire and Rescue, JSO Marine units and an air unit were helping in the search for Padmore, and the JSO Dive Team and homicide unit responded to the scene to investigate. Continue reading
A Myrtle beach motel is the scene of a death investigation after a young mother was found deceased inside the ritzy oceanfront property.
Colee Alora Muirhead, 20, was found unresponsive inside the Beachcomber Ocean Front Inn Monday morning, according to a press release from MBPD.
Officers arrived at the Beachcomber motel, located at 1405 South Ocean Blvd, around 1:16 a.m. Monday where they found the 20-year-old mother not breathing. EMS on scene confirmed the woman was dead, according to an incident report. Police searched the area for witnesses and evidence; investigators and crime scene officers were called to the scene to take over the investigation. Continue reading