Bill O’Reilly’s Replacement, Tucker Carlson, Has Unenlightened Views On Women

April 21, 2017

… thigh-high boots. Youre better at that, Carlson said, a parting shot that became a viral moment. A scandal started in 2015 by his brother further built up Carlsons reputation for tolerating intolerance. Buckley Carlson, who writes for The Daily Caller, which was co-founded by Tucker Carlson in 2010, described a spokeswoman for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio as a whiny little self-righteous bitch in an email sent to her and others. The spokeswoman, Amy Spitalnick,had emailed seeking a …


New United Airlines Policy Scraps Last-Minute Boarding for Crew Members

April 17, 2017

We issued an updated policy to make sure crews traveling on our aircraft are booked at least 60 minutes prior to departure, United spokeswoman Maggie Schmerin told The Huffington Post on Sunday, noting that previously crews could be booked up until the time of departure. This ensures situations like Flight 3411 never happen again, she said. This is one of our initial steps in a review of our policies in order to deliver the best customer experience. A lawyer for Dao says his client suffered …


It pays to get bumped now that Delta offers almost $10,000

April 15, 2017

… up from an $800 limit, while supervisors can dish out a maximum of $9,950 (up from $1,350). A Delta spokeswoman confirmed those numbers are accurate. These are some big increases, and would mean that the woman who made $11,000 in compensation for postponing and ultimately canceling her flights from New York to Florida last weekend could have made even more bank. The Delta news comes less than a week after United’s PR disaster on Sunday when passenger David Dao, 69, found himself on an …


Here Are All The Advertisers Fleeing Bill O’Reilly’s Show

April 7, 2017

… show. Constant Contact Based on the recent allegations and our strong commitment to inclusion, respect and tolerance in the workplace, we have decided to pull Constant Contacts ads from The OReilly Factor, the spokeswoman said. Insurance company Pacific Life, which had ads run during Tuesday nights episode, said Wednesday morning that it was no longer an advertiser on the show. UNTUCKit Allstate H&R Block The maker of POM Wonderful juice and FIJI Water told BuzzFeed it has no …


NHS facing ‘mission impossible next year’ – BBC News

March 19, 2017

… carried out by NHS Providers predicts that the numbers waiting in A&E longer than the four-hour target will increase by 40% next year to 1.8m, while the numbers waiting beyond the 18-week target for routine treatments, such as knee and hip operations, will go up by 150% to around 100,000. A Department of Health spokeswoman said extra money was being invested in the NHS and pointed out the Budget had set aside more funding for social care, which would also help relieve the pressures on …


Four-hour accident and emergency waits rise 300% at some hospitals – BBC News

March 16, 2017

… A&E for 16 hours to be seen.” A spokeswoman for the hospital said it had “an excellent track record” of meeting a 95% target for dealing with patients within four hours. “That said, in recent weeks we have seen unprecedented levels of demand on our services and in some cases, that has meant some people have experienced longer waiting times,” she said. The largest increase percentage-wise in waits of four hours or more were seen at North Middlesex …