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Starbucks' corporate headquarters in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Starbucks’ progressive ways draw fire on guns

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun […]

09/18/2013

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Starbucks to partner with Google to upgrade Wi-Fi

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says it’s reached a deal to partner with Google that will allow it to offer its customers dramatically faster Wi-Fi service. Financial terms were not disclosed. Starting in August, new U.S. […]

07/31/2013

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Deaf NY Starbucks patrons sue, say they’re mocked

NEW YORK (AP) – Some Starbucks workers in the city were so rude to deaf customers they mocked them and called the police to try to get them kicked out, a lawsuit says. The lawsuit […]

07/16/2013

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NY court: Starbucks’ baristas must share tips

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court says Starbucks’ baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors, but assistant managers are left out in the cold. The Court of Appeals on Wednesday found that […]

06/26/2013

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Wake-up call: Starbucks to post calorie counts

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has a new way to wake up its customers: showing the calories in its drinks. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide […]

06/18/2013

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Starbucks to ban smoking within 25 feet of cafes

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks customers will soon have to stamp out their cigarettes before approaching the cafes. The Seattle-based chain says it will start banning smoking within 25 feet of its stores, beginning Saturday, […]

05/31/2013

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Calif. woman accused of tainting OJ at Starbucks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California woman faces attempted murder charges after police say she tried to sneak orange juice bottles spiked with a lethal amount of rubbing alcohol inside a Starbucks.

04/30/2013

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1 arrested in 10-year-old girl’s kidnapping

NORTHRIDGE (CNS) – A suspect was behind bars today in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl who was taken from her family’s Northridge home.

04/01/2013

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Suspect sought in LA abduction of 10-year-old girl

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A transient with a long criminal record is being sought in the kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl who was snatched from her San Fernando Valley home before dawn last week and abandoned hours later in front of a hospital.

03/31/2013

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Dozens of detectives investigate LA girl abduction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 50 detectives hunted Friday for clues to kidnappers who snatched a 10-year-old girl from her bedroom and dumped her, scratched and barefoot, miles from her home.

03/29/2013

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Chief justice a victim of credit-card fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts has been a victim of credit-card fraud. A Supreme Court spokeswoman said someone got hold of one of Roberts’s credit card account numbers. The court did not provide any other details.

03/28/2013

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LA girl, 10, found hours after vanishing from bed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-year-old girl reported missing from bed just before 4 a.m. Wednesday was found nearly 12 hours later when someone dropped her off outside businesses six miles from her Los Angeles home, police said.

03/27/2013

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