Burger King is offering free Whoppers to anyone who wears a clown costume to specific fast food locations this Halloween, Oct. 31. However, the offer is only valid for the first 500 clowns that visit select Burger King Restaurants. In New England, it’s only available at restaurants in Boston. Other cities are Miami, Los Angeles, Austin, and Salt Lake City. It will only be available from 7 pm until they close and the offer is only valid for the first 500 clowns that visit select Burger King Restaurants.
DOJ: Billionaire Pharma Owner Fueled the Opioid Epidemic with Bribery Scheme
The billionaire founder and majority owner of Insys Therapeutics was arrested Thursday on racketeering and fraud charges for an alleged nationwide scheme to push an extremely potent opioid drug containing fentanyl onto patients.
According to the Department of Justice, John Kapoor, 74, of Phoenix, Arizona, used bribes, kickbacks, and other fraudulent practices to get doctors to overprescribe the fentanyl drug, called Subsys. Fentanyl is a highly addictive synthetic opioid that can be up to 100 times more potent than morphine. As such, Subsys is only intended to treat severe pain in cancer patients. But according to the DOJ, many patients receiving Subsys didn’t have cancer. From Ars Technica:
For the third year in a row, no one is moving to Connecticut
Connecticut may be known to most Americans as a land full of wealthy suburban financiers and overpriced prep schools, but those stereotypes represent only one pocket of the population. With a recent and disturbing trend of large corporations and individuals leaving Connecticut, many residents and policymakers are left wondering how a state facing a massive budget deficit and a shrinking population can turn things around.
Tennessee, A State where the Cops are also the Robbers