Prosecutor: ‘Brutal’ genital mutilation won’t be tolerated in US

April 27, 2017

(CNN)Two Michigan doctors and a medical office manager were indicted Wednesday by a Detroit grand jury in the first federal female genital mutilation case in the united States. Detroit emergency room physician Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, internal medicine physician Dr. Fakhruddin Attar and his wife, Farida Attar, face one count of conspiracy to commit female genital mutilation, two counts of female genital mutilation and one count of conspiracy to obstruct an official proceeding. Doctors Nagarwala, …

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Why hasn’t North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test?

April 26, 2017

(CNN)The world is anxiously waiting for North Korea’s sixth nuclear test. With every nuclear or missile test, North Korea gets closer to its stated goal of developing a nuclear weapon that can be mounted on a missile capable of reaching the united States. So what’s with the delay? USS Carl Vinson Navy strike group: What to know The pattern Domestic affairs and geopolitics are carefully considered when the secretive communist state conducts these tests. …

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The death row inmates Arkansas is rushing to execute

April 24, 2017

(CNN)The state of Arkansas will resume efforts this week to execute death row inmates before its supply of sedatives used in lethal injection expires. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson scheduled eight executions in 11 days, the most in the shortest amount of time since capital punishment returned to the united States in the 1970s, creating a race against the clock and a tangled web of legal challenges. Hutchinson said it was necessary to follow the law and bring closure to victims’ families. …

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Trump’s words used as defense for white nationalist in viral video assault case

April 20, 2017

… of violence, an argument that would undermine Heimbach’s defense. Fights broke out in several states at Trump rallies during the course of his presidential campaign, and low-grade political violence has continued in the united States ever since. Anti- and pro-Trump protesters attacked each other in Berkeley, California, just this past Saturday. Police arrested 20 people, and found weapons in the crowd including mace and knives. WATCH: Merriam-Webster throws shade at Ivanka Trump after she …

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This Little Detail Could Cause A Government Shutdown

April 19, 2017

… offices of neither Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) nor Speaker Paul Ryans (R-Wis.) returned requests for comment. Maybe Speaker Ryan would feel different if there were thousands of people in his district affected by this, said Phil Smith, spokesman for the united Mine Workers of America. Advocates argue that a permanent solution would make the federal government good on a 70-year-old promise to protect united Mine Workers health benefits. Bill Pugliano via Getty Images Sen. …

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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 …

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Ted Lieu, Congressman and Twitter King, is beating Trump at his own dumb game

April 17, 2017

… more than just tweeting. “It can range from doing something as simple as writing a letter to the editor on an issue they’re upset with. Attending marches and rallies. Giving money. Registering people to vote. Working on a campaign. It’s up to folks, but everyone should try and get involved in something.” “It’s time in America when we have an all hands on deck moment. It’s all so critical.” WATCH: While the united fiasco unfolded, a travel writer …

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These ‘Game of Thrones’ photos are full of Easter eggs

April 16, 2017

… MASHABLE COMPOSITE/TYLER SCHMALL/HBO/SHUTTERSTOCK You’re a good sport. Happy Easter! WATCH: ‘Game of Thrones’ creator George R.R. Martin is ‘seeing red’ over the united debacle More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLaunchify360 – ULTIMATE LAUNCHIFY360 – Get the EXACT Step-By-Step Blueprint, Software And Toolkit Used To CREATE and LAUNCH A Product That SOLD Over $365,508 in 5 days On JVZoo!CurationNeos CurationNeos is a content curation desktop …

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Swimwear options for beachgoers sick of the gender binary

April 16, 2017

… on the LGBTQ spectrum, but still don’t feel comfortable in strictly binary bathing suits. All anyone wants is the freedom to go to the beach and not feel horrible. It shouldn’t have to be this hard. WATCH: Here’s united Airlines’ adjusted 2017 pre-flight safety speech More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Suite Basic Build lists from social media and set up follow up series within a single dashboardTwitworkz Agency $1 trial (with Content Module) …

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This is how a Russian social network spread the #SyriaHoax conspiracy

April 16, 2017

… found the story and promoted it with the hashtag, #SyriaHoax. Soon, that hashtag was trending across the united States. Cernovich latching onto the story should tell the rest of us that its credibility is pretty damn questionable. The man is also a #pizzagate truther, which means he claims to believe Hillary Clinton’s campaign ran a child sex ring out of a pizza place in Washington, D.C. Cernovich is also a rape apologist, and has said Clinton has Parkinson’s disease. Though analysts …

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When this man tried to fly with his mobility device, United made him cry

April 15, 2017

Image: united The united horror stories keep coming out of the woodwork. After the internet exploded over a viral video showing a man being forcibly dragged from his seat on a united flight last weekend, another passenger has taken to Medium to share his horrible experience with the airline. SEE ALSO: Unsettling video captures united passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight Trey Harris’ tale of inhumane customer service and unreasonable responses left him frustrated and …

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

April 15, 2017

It looks like Delta has seen what happened with united Airlines‘ overbooked passenger fiasco and is making some serious changes to its compensation policies serious as in way more cash monies to entice volunteers to give up their seats on oversold flights. SEE ALSO: Unsettling video captures united passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight The Associated Press reported Friday that an internal memo from Delta shows gate agents can now offer up to $2,000 in compensation, …

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Uber drivers just won a major victory in Brazil

April 15, 2017

… contractors, which means they work for Uber but aren’t entitled to employee benefits or protections. That model is key to Uber’s success and the successes of gig economy companies like TaskRabbit and Instacart that also rely on fleets of independent workers. Uber has faced similar cases in the united States, including a major class-action lawsuit in California. DoorDash paid $5 million to settle a lawsuit over the same issue just last week. In Brazil, Uber was ordered to pay the …

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Scott Pruitt Heads To Coal Mine To Pitch New EPA Agenda

April 14, 2017

… pro-environment and pro-growth. Now that Obama is out of office, he said,America doesnt have to chose between the two. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt holds up a miner’s helmet that he was given after speaking with coal miners at the Harvey Mine on April 13, 2017, in Sycamore, Pennsylvania. The Harvey Mine, owned by CNX Coal Resources, is part of the largest underground mining complex in the united States. Consol Energywasfined $3 millionjust last year for …

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This Meme Sums Up The Absurdity Of April Perfectly

April 13, 2017

So when Pepsi debuted atone-deaf Kendall Jenner commercial, united Airlines violently forceda passenger to voluntarily leave a plane and Sean Spicer claimed thatHitler never used chemical weapons, all within seven days,one clever comedian decided to round up the weeks viral news into the perfect meme. Melberger is no stranger to (mild) internet fame: The 26-year-old is already Twitter verified and posts comedy sketches to YouTube. (Plus, he has a hat that says Internet Famous, so it must be …

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United Airlines just lost a lot of value

April 13, 2017

Image: BeautyLine/shutterstock Please buckle up, there’s some turbulence ahead. united Continental stock had a bumpy ride on Tuesday, at one point losing about $800 million in total value the day after a video of a man being dragged off a flight became a major news story. Shares in the company had declined about 3.8 percent in mid-morning trading, a steep drop for a major company like united. By late afternoon, united shares had recovered to be down about 1.5 percent, putting its hit …

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United finally issued an actual apology

April 12, 2017

united Airlines has, two days later, finally issued a true apology after a passenger was pulled from his seat and dragged off a plane when a flight was overbooked. SEE ALSO: united Airlines just lost $800 million in value In a short statement issued Tuesday, CEO Oscar Munoz acknowledged that the incident was “horrific” and provoked “outrage, anger, disappointment.” “Like you, I continue to be disturbed by what happened on this flight and I deeply apologize to …

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The rights you have and the ones you give up when you get on an airplane

April 12, 2017

By now, you’ve seen it. The horrifying video of a man being pulled by force off of a united Airlines flight. Despite the claims swirling from united, Chicago Police and other parties that the passenger in question became “belligerent,” that he had a “troubled past” it’s clear to most viewers that the use of force by in this case was far, far out of line. …

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