Stormy Daniels’ lawyer once bought a coffee chain for $9 million with a famous Hollywood actor — and all the shops mysteriously closed earlier this year amidst dozens of lawsuits

Michael Avenatti, whose public profile has skyrocketed as Stormy Daniels’ attorney, purchased a coffee chain called Tully’s with actor Patrick Dempsey in 2013. In March, all remaining Tully’s locations suddenly closed. Tully’s parent company has faced more than 45 lawsuits in recent years, including owing the IRS $5 million in unpaid federal taxes in 2017. Avenatti says that he sold his stake in the company for a profit at an undisclosed time and now serves as an outside attorney. President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen aren’t Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti’s, only opponents. Avenatti is representing the adult film star and producer Daniels as she attempts to free herself from… Read More

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Penelope Cruz says she received equal pay to Javier Bardem for Cannes drama ‘Everybody Knows’

Hollywood has a long way to go when it comes to pay disparity, but at least that isn’t the case in the household of Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem. When asked if the husband-wife Spanish stars both received the equal paychecks for their latest movie, “Everybody Knows,” which opened the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday, Cruz broke out a sly smile. “Actually, yes,” she said on Wednesday morning. … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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Malaysia is in ‘uncharted territory’ after a stunning political upset — here’s what could happen to its economy

Malaysia’s opposition party won the country’s general election Wednesday. They defeated a coalition that has ruled Malaysia for more than six decades. A Moody’s analyst said the election left Malaysia in “uncharted territory.” After a stunning political upset, the future of Malaysia’s economy is anything but certain. Ninety-two-year-old former prime minister Mahathir Muhamad on Wednesday led the country’s opposition party to victory in a historic general election, defeating a coalition that has ruled Malaysia for more than six decades. Some think Muhamad could eventually offer Malaysia, which has not seen a change in government since it gained independence from Britain in 1957, relief from major structural issues that have plagued… Read More

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McDonald’s ‘cheap coffee’ could be stealing customers from Starbucks when it needs them most (MCD, SBUX)

McDonald’s could be cutting into Starbucks’ sales, according to a note from Bernstein analysts. The fast-food chain seems to be winning over customers in the afternoon with “more food options and cheap coffee.” Starbucks has struggled to grow afternoon sales, killing its well-known Frappuccino Happy Hour deal that aimed to drive traffic after 3 p.m. It’s looking a lot like McDonald’s is stealing Starbucks customers. In a note to investors, Bernstein analysts said that McDonald’s may be taking share away from Starbucks. However, the fast-food chain isn’t necessarily stealing the customers looking for a cheap cup of coffee in the morning. Instead, McDonald’s is winning over afternoon customers. “There is… Read More

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This student made a resume for Groot and it’s honestly hilarious

Teacher Jeremy Scott Davis gave his students an assignment to embody a Marvel character within a resume. One bright student made a brave decision and chose to write a resume as the character Groot. The resume has now been shared over 100,000 times on Facebook. Making bold decisions with homework assignments, especially this close to finals season is a pretty risky choice, but as one student learned this week, with great risk comes great reward. In an effort to make a resume writing assignment more exciting, teacher Jeremy Scott Davis told his students to embody a Marvel character within their resume and cover letter. Given the size of the Marvel… Read More

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Red Sox pitcher David Price missed a big game due to carpel tunnel syndrome, and some are speculating ‘Fortnite’ could be to blame

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price missed his start against the New York Yankees due to what the team called a “mild case of carpal tunnel syndrome.” Some have speculated that Price’s injury might have been caused by his video game habits, specifically his recent fascination with the game “Fortnite.” Manager Alex Cora downplayed the possibility but said that he would address the matter with Price as they continued to evaluate his injury. The season may be young, but the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are in the middle of a three-game series with the title of “best team in baseball” on the line. But as Yankees have… Read More

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