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Lawmakers Considering Airline Overhaul After Recent United Airlines Debacle

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 30, 2017 at 3:48pm YouTube / Screenshot Lawmakers are now considering overhauling airline policies after United Airlines made headlines after a passenger was brutally removed from one of their flights. Lawmakers returned to Capitol Hill this week after they went on vacation around the time the incident took place. The original video that started it all: According …

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Utah Jail Repeatedly Ignored Inmates Plea for Medical Help Before She Died ‘Excruciating’ Death

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 29, 2017 at 5:30pm Madison Jensen was denied medical attention for days before she died in Duchesne County jail in Utah, SLTRIB reports. “Can’t hold anything down,” Jensen wrote in a medical request. “Not even water.” The medical request was dated Dec. 31, 2016, almost a month after Jensen was found dead in her holding cell. …

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Hackers Leak ‘Orange is the New Black’ Online

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 29, 2017 at 4:30pm The first ten episodes of the fifth season of “Orange is the New Black” was leaked ahead of its June 9th premiere, Variety reports. An anonymous hacker had threatened to release the episodes and did so after Netflix wouldn’t meet their demands. They also threatened to do the same to major networks. …

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Halfway House Guards Binge-Watched Netflix As Inmate Hanged Himself

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 26, 2017 at 8:30pm David Garceau, a man who struggled with mental illness and addiction, hanged himself while in a 550-bed facility run by the Missouri Department of Corrections in October of 2016. A new report from the departmental investigation into the death reveals that the guards were seemingly negligent, entertaining themselves instead of checking on …

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After Controversy and a Lawsuit, Ann Coulter Cancels UC Berkeley Speech

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 26, 2017 at 6:15pm Image via screengrab After a speech from controversial right-wing rage-monger Ann Coulter at the University of California at Berkeley was postponed earlier this month, conservatives groups sued the school. However, Coulter herself has now canceled the event, citing a lack of support. From Reuters: There will be no speech,” Coulter wrote in an …

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New GOP Healthcare Plan Exempts Congress From Losing Key Obamacare Protections But No One Else

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 26, 2017 at 1:00pm The new GOP healthcare overhaul would give states the option to repeal Obamacare provisions forcing insurance companies to offer prescription drugs, mental health treatment and coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, Raw Story reports. Health Affairs Blog says an amendment in the plan preserves those benefits for members of Congress and their …

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Texan Students Upset Over Flier That Called on ‘White Americans’ to Report Illegal Immigrants

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 26, 2017 at 11:20am University of Texas Students at the University of Texas at Arlington are upset after a flier called on “white Americans” to report “any and all” illegal immigrants was distributed on campus. The school has since taken down the fliers, which appeared on a message board inside the university commons. The group behind …

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New Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Fox News Uses ‘Plantation-Style Management’ to Oversee Minority Staff

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 26, 2017 at 9:30am YouTube / Screenshot A new class action lawsuit was joined by 11 former Fox News employees on Tuesday. The lawsuit accuses the network of blatant discrimination and for using a “plantation-style management” system to oversee its minority staff members. Fox News has been in the media a lot over the past year. …

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United Airlines Flight From Texas Forced to Make ‘Terrifying’ Emergency Landing

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 25, 2017 at 12:57pm A United Airlines plane made an emergency, near tragic landing in Costa Rica, MSN reports. United Flight 1516 was headed to Houston, Texas, but ended up landing back where it had come from, in Liberia, Costa Rica after an engine overheated. “One of my plane’s engines overheated over the ocean. We about …

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Breitbart DENIED Congressional Press Passes Again

SOURCE:latest.com Posted on April 25, 2017 at 12:20pm Twitter The U.S. Senate Daily Press Gallery has denied Breitbart’s request for hard passes again, noting inconsistencies in the outlet’s application. On March 27, the committee of journalists that decides on credentials denied Breitbart’s request for the first time, pointing to a lack of transparency in the application and questioning if Breitbart …

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