McDonald's and Starbucks are shutting their restaurants and cafes in Russia, and Coca-Cola is suspending its operations there in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. PepsiCo is also pulling some products from the country. The announcements followed pressure from critics who called for the companies to leave Russia. Several Western companies across multiple industries have halted operations in Russia after the country's attack on Ukraine. READ MORE.
Tanner you’ve mentioned that you want the person who hosts the Oscars to roast the stars in the audience a little bit and Amy Schumer says she will do just that. She’s hosting the 94th annual Academy Awards on March 27 with Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall, says that she will likely get into trouble with some of her humor and vowed to “burn every bridge”. READ MORE.
In alignment with the recent announcement from Kate Brown, the Rose Quarter will remove the mask mandate for all events and venues beginning on Saturday, March 12 including of course Blazers games. The Oregon Health Authority still recommends masking for people at higher risk from COVID-19, including unvaccinated people and immunocompromised people. READ MORE.
Apple is announcing a variety of new products at its first launch event of this year. Some of the products unveiled yesterday include new colors for iPhone 13 models, a new iPad Air, a budget iPhone and the company's most powerful chip to date called the M1 Ultra. READ MORE.