Travis Kalanick Resigns as CEO of Uber

Uber’s founder and CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down as CEO after he was pressured to do so by Uber’s investors. He was to take an indefinite leave of absence as CEO so he could “work on himself” and grieve for his departed mother. Kalanick’s mother died last month as a result of a boating accident. Kalanick … Continue reading “Travis Kalanick Resigns as CEO of Uber”

Chicago thugs kidnap then torture special-needs teen

From CNN: Four suspects have been charged in connection with the attack on a special-needs teen that was streamed on Facebook Live. Jordan Hill, 18; Tesfaye Cooper; 18; Brittany Covington, 18; and Tanishia Covington, 24, have each been charged with a hate crime, felony aggravated kidnapping, aggravated unlawful restraint and aggravated battery with a deadly … Continue reading “Chicago thugs kidnap then torture special-needs teen”

Killed because you do not know the Quran

In Bangladesh, Islamic terrorists seized a restaurant popular with foreigners and executed hostages who couldn’t quote one verse from the Quran. From USA Today: By the time the 10-hour siege was over Saturday inside a restaurant in Bangladesh’s capital, 22 people — plus six terrorists — were dead in a bloody attack in which 20 … Continue reading “Killed because you do not know the Quran”

Convicted rapist banned from ‘Magic: the Gathering’ play

Wizards of the Coast suspended a player of Magic: the Gathering from competitive play until the year 2049. His Magic Online account, the online version of Magic: the Gathering played with digital cards, has been frozen and flagged for deletion. The reason? He’s a convicted rapist listed on the Virginia sex offender website. Zachary Jesse finished … Continue reading “Convicted rapist banned from ‘Magic: the Gathering’ play”

ComicsPRO board member accused of stealing

ComicsPRO, a non-profit trade association for comic book retailers, announced on Facebook that it was investigating one of its former board members for misuse or misappropriation of corporate funds. The Facebook post didn’t identify the former board member by name, but in a statement emailed to members of ComicsPRO, the person was identified as Gary … Continue reading “ComicsPRO board member accused of stealing”

Mark Cuban on the Lakers: ‘Personally, I just hope they suck forever’

Mark Cuban, the bombastic billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, was on a Los Angeles radio show where he told host Fred Roggin that, “You know me, Fred. Personally, I just hope they suck forever.” Cuban was talking about the Los Angeles Lakers and their 1-9 start, the worst start in franchise history. It’s hard … Continue reading “Mark Cuban on the Lakers: ‘Personally, I just hope they suck forever’”