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Kendall Jenner Sparks Outrage with ‘Vogue India’ Cover Shoot

Model Kendall Jenner has again found herself at the center of social media backlash, this time over her selection as the cover star of Vogue India‘s tenth anniversary issue. The 21-year-old model and social media star appears on the cover of

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San Francisco Police Mull Lawsuit over Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner Ad

Pepsi’s woes over a badly-received, social justice-themed Kendal Jenner TV commercial are continuing as the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) is reportedly considering suing the soft drink giant over the faux police patches worn by actors in the video.

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Venezuela Puts 12,000 Tons of Food in Jeopardy with Military Siege of Nestle/Pepsi Center

The Venezuelan military has invaded and seized a food distribution center in Caracas used by national food and beer corporation Polar, as well as American companies Nestle and Pepsi. 12,000 tons of food, six million liters of soft drinks, and 2,000 jobs are now at risk in a nation suffering major food shortages and a collapsed economy.

Katy Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

Katy Perry to perform at Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Katy Perry be a firework at the Super Bowl? Will she show them what she’s worth? Will she let her colors burst? NFL announced late Sunday — after rumors swirled for weeks — that the

EU President Told to Resign Amid Tax Allegations

EU President Told to Resign Amid Tax Allegations

Controversial EU President Jean Claude Juncker is facing calls to resign amid allegations he presided over tax tourism when he was Prime Minister of Luxembourg. Leaked documents seem to indicate that potentially illegal tax breaks were given to multinational corporations

The War on Libertarians and Independents

The War on Libertarians and Independents

The U.S. electoral system is a farce. It is controlled with the same mastery with which Coke and Pepsi dominate the soda market. It is sold to the American public as if the free and open exchange of ideas is

World-Class Show Jumping: Not Just an East Coast Thing Anymore

World-Class Show Jumping: Not Just an East Coast Thing Anymore

LOS ANGELES–Lots of folks ride horses in the Los Angeles area, but this past weekend, L.A. got a taste of high-level equine competition usually reserved for the East Coast. L.A. has world-class Thoroughbred racing, but Spruce Meadows in Calgary dominates the world

The Hangover: Anheuser-Busch Publicly Scolds NFL

The Hangover: Anheuser-Busch Publicly Scolds NFL

When Anheuser-Busch speaks, the NFL listens. The leading television sponsor of the last five Super Bowls has chastised the league for its handling of player misbehavior. Video of three-time Pro Bowler Ray Rice knocking out the woman he subsequently married,

272 Pieces of Evidence in Murder Case Against Aaron Hernandez

272 Pieces of Evidence in Murder Case Against Aaron Hernandez

Details are emerging about the murder case brought against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. The grand jury met 24 times and reviewed some 272 pieces of evidence in a 2012 double murder. Hernandez stands accused in the

Boehner Challenger Loses Adjunct Job Over 'Electile Dysfunction' Ad

Boehner Challenger Loses Adjunct Job Over 'Electile Dysfunction' Ad

Bob Dole may have made tens of thousands of dollars for appearing in an erectile dysfunction television ad back in the 90s, but Speaker John Boehner’s (R-OH) Republican primary challenger, J.D. Winteregg, lost his job. Winteregg lost his adjunct teaching

Man Angered Over Soda Tax Pulls Out Sub Machine Gun

Man Angered Over Soda Tax Pulls Out Sub Machine Gun

Chicago Tribune: A West Garfield Park man was ordered held on no bail Sunday after prosecutors say he brandished a gun at convenience store employees and customers because he was angered over the tax he had to pay for a

'Citizens' Group Still Lobbying for Sugar with 'Read Your Labels' Day

In their continued silliness, the stealth Citizens for Health (i.e. Citizens for Sugar) is advising that “High Fructose Corn Syrup Named the #1 Ingredient to Avoid for National ‘Read Your Labels Day.’”  From their press release: Consumer advocate group Citizens

Rob Lowe: 'I Want the Government Out of Almost Everything'

Rob Lowe: 'I Want the Government Out of Almost Everything'

Actor Rob Lowe of Brat Pack fame doesn’t want to restrict himself to any one political party. Yet he has no qualms describing the role government should have in our lives. Lowe opened up about his Brat Pack days, the

Pepsi Abandoning Soda for Snack Market

Pepsi Abandoning Soda for Snack Market

For struggling soda companies like PepsiCo, munchies, not fizzies, are the business of the future. The beverage giant posted yet another quarter of mixed results, after quarter upon quarter of dowdy sales of carbonated drinks, especially in the US. Beverage

Fournier: This White House Assumes People Are Dumb

Fournier: This White House Assumes People Are Dumb

(via RCP Video): MEGYN KELLY: You’re somebody who has been defending the concept of this law and health insurance for, reportedly it was going to be for 31 million Americans, now we’re told we’re going to have 31 million Americans

WATCH: Super Bowl XLVIII Commercials

WATCH: Super Bowl XLVIII Commercials

Ford Maserati Bud Light Doritos Chevrolet TurboTax Cheerios Radio Shack Transformers 4 T-Mobile Volkswagen Wonderful Pistachios H&M Coca Cola Crackle: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Pepsi Axe Chobani Kia Heinz Ketchup Honda Budweiser Chrysler Oikos GoDaddy

The Surreal, the Spectacle, the Super Bowl

The Surreal, the Spectacle, the Super Bowl

So I’m floating on the Hudson River with the Denver Broncos. The party boat borrowed from a late-’90s rap video serves as a strange backdrop for a team that repeats variants of their coach’s assertion, “We’re on a business trip.”

Scarlett Johansson Defends Israel, Quits Oxfam

Scarlett Johansson Defends Israel, Quits Oxfam

Hollywood starlet Scarlett Johansson has quit her role as an “ambassador” for Oxfam International after the global charity criticized her for appearing in a Sodastream commercial that was prepared for the Super Bowl. Sodastream, an Israeli company that manufactures do-it-yourself

Blake Shelton, Jon Stewart Join PepsiCo's Benefit for Veterans

Blake Shelton, Jon Stewart Join PepsiCo's Benefit for Veterans

NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo Inc. is making a $1 million donation and streaming a live concert Friday to benefit injured military veterans and their families. The company said it would stream a show featuring comic Jon Stewart and country

Watch: Scarlett Johansson's Banned Super Bowl Ad

Watch: Scarlett Johansson's Banned Super Bowl Ad

Scarlett Johansson knows a thing or two about viral videos. The Avengers star is the focus of a new SodaStream commercial set to air this weekend during the Super Bowl telecast. The spot for the soda alternative hardly seems like

FDA Says It Is Studying Caramel Coloring in Soda

FDA Says It Is Studying Caramel Coloring in Soda

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it is conducting new studies of the safety of caramel coloring in soft drinks and other foods, even though previous research has shown no identifiable health risk. The agency’s announcement comes

Elk River Chemical Spill Brings West Virginia Capital to Standstill

Elk River Chemical Spill Brings West Virginia Capital to Standstill

By JONATHAN MATTISE and BRENDAN FARRINGTONAssociated PressCHARLESTON, W.Va.A chemical spill left the water for 300,000 people in and around West Virginia’s capital city stained blue-green and smelling like licorice, with officials saying Friday it was unclear when it might be