Trump tweets threat to Iran. Chick-fil-A wins in customer service…again. And the Minnesota Vikings grieve the loss of a respected coach. Catch up with these three socially trending stories.
Trumps sends Twitter threats to Iran
U.S. President Donald Trump wasn’t too pleased with what Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had to say about Americans on Sunday. Rouhani told diplomats in Tehran that Americans “must understand that war with Iran is the mother of all wars and peace with Iran is the mother of all peace.” Trump took to Twitter at 11:24 p.m. Sunday to issued the following stern warning:
“To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE. WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS!”
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 23, 2018
There’s been no response yet from the Iranian leader, but exchanges have escalated between the two countries recently. The Trump administration is expected to reenact strict sanctions on Iran after the U.S. withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal.
Texas Chick-fil-A gifts newborn free food for life and job
Whew chile, the service! A San Antonio Chick-fil-A earned points across social media this weekend after gifting a lifetime of free food and a guaranteed job to a baby born in its restroom. The story was posted on Facebook last Wednesday by the newborn’s father Robert Griffin. The couple were en route to the hospital Tuesday night, but stopped at the Chick-fil-A to drop off their other daughters with a friend. By the time the couple pulled into the restaurant, the mother, who Griffin names as Maggie, was in active labor. A manager allowed Maggie to use the bathroom despite the restaurant being closed. When Maggie started screaming, both Griffin and the manager sprung into action. The couple’s baby girl arrived at 10:30 p.m. To celebrate, the newborn will receive free food for life and a guaranteed job at 14. Griffin’s post has since been shared over 125,000 times and boasts over 40,000 comments.
last night I delivered our baby girl IN THE BATHROOM AT A CHICK-FIL-A! Here’s what happened:Maggie and I loaded up the…
NFL coach Tony Sparano dies
Days before the start of this season’s training camp, the Minnesota Vikings are grieving the loss of offensive line coach Tony Sparano. ESPN reports say Sparano’s wife found him unconscious in their home kitchen early Sunday. The team released an announcement Sunday expressing “deep regret” and praising the longtime league coach, individual and family man. Sparano started his coaching career with the NFL in 1999 and joined the Vikings family in 2016. He was 56.