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A Muslim man told a Starbucks barista his name was 'Aziz.' The employee wrote 'ISIS' on his cup

A Muslim man told a Starbucks barista his name was 'Aziz.' The employee wrote 'ISIS' on his cupA Muslim man said his name is "Aziz." A Starbucks barista wrote "ISIS." Was it a mistake or discrimination?



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Man told Starbucks barista his name was Aziz and she put ‘Isis’ on his cup

Man told Starbucks barista his name was Aziz and she put ‘Isis’ on his cupIn the same city where a Starbucks employee last year called police on black men for sitting quietly, two men in Islamic dress walked into a different Starbucks store for a drink.Niquel Johnson paid for three drinks in Philadelphia on Sunday, and in typical Starbucks fashion, an employee asked for his name. Mr Johnson, 40, told them "Aziz," his Islamic name pronounced ah-zeez. He has used it for 25 years – and "countless" times at that particular store.



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Man pees in sink behind Starbucks counter and douses merchandise, Penn. cops say

Man pees in sink behind Starbucks counter and douses merchandise, Penn. cops sayPennsylvania police are looking for a man suspected of peeing in a Starbucks sink and onto merchandise in the store.



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Starbucks apologizes to Tempe police after evicting six officers, trying to quell firestorm

Starbucks apologizes to Tempe police after evicting six officers, trying to quell firestormStarbucks has issued a formal apology to an Arizona police force after six officers were kicked out of a Tempe coffee shop on Independence Day.



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Starbucks barista asks police officers to leave because customer 'did not feel safe,' police union claims

Starbucks barista asks police officers to leave because customer 'did not feel safe,' police union claimsThe barista allegedly asked the officers to move out of the customer's line of sight or to leave.



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Starbucks apologizes to police for incident in Arizona shop

Starbucks apologizes to police for incident in Arizona shopStarbucks apologized after an employee reportedly asked six police officers to leave or change their location in one of the company’s shops in a Phoenix suburb because another customer reported feeling unsafe. Starbucks said it has “deep respect for the Tempe Police Department” and was apologizing “for any misunderstanding or inappropriate behavior that may have taken place” during the July 4 encounter. The Tempe Officers Association said the officers had just bought their drinks and were standing together before their shift started when a barista made the request for a customer.



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Woman fired after berating man with pro-Trump hat at Starbucks

Woman fired after berating man with pro-Trump hat at StarbucksVictor, a 74-year-old man from Palo Alto, California, said a woman began screaming and calling him a racist after she spotted him wearing a 'Make America Great Again' hat outside a Starbucks. Victor, who is Jewish, also said the woman called him a Nazi. The woman was later fired from her job at a guitar sales and repair shop, after the store owner was made aware of the altercation.



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A real roasting: Coffee startup Luckin set to overtake Starbucks in China

A real roasting: Coffee startup Luckin set to overtake Starbucks in ChinaAfter only a year in business, startup Luckin Coffee said Thursday it will open 2,500 stores this year to dislodge Starbucks and become China’s largest coffee chain. The company said it plans to have more than 4,500 stores in China by the end of 2019, taking it past the US coffee giant, which has over 3,600 stores across the country. China is Starbucks’ second biggest market after the United States.



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Iguanas Caught on Camera Wrestling in Parking Lot of California Starbucks

Iguanas Caught on Camera Wrestling in Parking Lot of California StarbucksIt's not clear what the iguanas were fighting over, but it was quite the sight.



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Pair of iguanas hold up traffic as they duel in Florida Starbucks car park

Pair of iguanas hold up traffic as they duel in Florida Starbucks car parkA pair of iguanas have been filmed fighting in a Starbucks car park in Florida. The unusual video clip, which was shared on Facebook, shows the two reptiles grappling and attempting to bite one another. The battle was caught on camera by shocked onlooker Shannon Moskoff.



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