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Woman And 70-Year-Old Father Kicked Off Frontier Airlines Flight [Video]

A woman and her 70-year-old father who were en route to visit an ailing relative Wednesday were reportedly kicked off a Frontier Airlines flight after the two expressed their dissatisfaction with the airline during a private conversation. While the Orlando family maintains they did nothing wrong, the airline claims they were using profanities while talking about flight crew. The airline told International Business Times that an investigation is still underway. Whitney Miller, 25, and her father, Eric Miller, were discussing how “miserable” they were traveling with the budget carrier but were…

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List Of Companies Banning White Supremacists And Neo-Nazis Is Growing

Amid growing tensions following a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that saw white supremacists, neo-Nazis and members of the Ku Klux Klan, several technology companies have announced bans on members of the respective hate groups. The bans come on the heels of President Donald Trump condemning “both sides” and the “alt-left” after a woman was left dead and several more injured by a man who rammed his car into a group of counter-protesters at the rally. For several companies, the fallout and outrage over the weekend’s events prompted corporate…

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Poland Springs Sued For Alleged ‘Colossal Fraud’

A class action lawsuit filed against Nestlé Waters North America, Inc. Tuesday claimed Poland Spring Bottled Water is “a colossal fraud.” Eleven bottled water drinkers accused Poland Spring of a “colossal fraud perpetrated against American consumers.” They filed the 325-page lawsuit in a Connecticut federal court. According to the suit, the 11 people spent thousands of dollars on Poland Spring in the past few years and are seeking $5 million in damages for a national class. The suit alleged Poland Spring’s parent company Nestle bottles groundwater and claims it is spring water….

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JetBlue Crew Members Taken To Hospital After Flight, Airline Blames Nail Polish

JetBlue Airways said Thursday that two of its crew members fell ill aboard a Wednesday night flight from Boston to Charleston, South Carolina. According to the airline, the cause of the odor was nail polish. A representative for the budget carrier confirmed the incident to International Business Times in a statement. “The crew on JetBlue flight 1667 reported an odor in the cabin,” the airline told IBT. “The aircraft was inspected and the odor was determined to be nail polish remover.” Airline spokesperson Doug McGraw told the Associated Press that…

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Girl Sexually Assaulted On United Airlines Flight: ‘I Don’t Feel Safe’

A teen girl who was allegedly groped during a United Airlines flight from Seattle to Newark, New Jersey, last month joined her mother in speaking publicly about the incident. The 16-year-old — whose identity along with her mother’s was withheld at their request — said her alleged assaulter robbed her of “peace of mind.” The girl said she was asleep when a man began touching her during the overnight flight, which she boarded alone July 23. In an interview with CBS News published Thursday, the girl — who was en route…

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Which Industry Makes The Most Money?

A new study from financial information company Sageworks confirmed that accounting-related services are the most profitable job industry. Jobs within this industry include accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services.  The study evaluated the most profitable industries over a 12-month time span, which included pre-tax net profit margins for privately held companies. “Not all private companies are necessarily shooting for high profitability,” Sageworks Analyst Libby Bierman said in a press release. “Maybe their industry is price sensitive and rely on volume for growth (like grocery stores) or maybe they are sinking profits back…

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Accidental Penis Sand Etching Shows Up On Bing Homepage

An unfortunate but perhaps humorous oversight led to the prominent appearance of male genitalia on Bing’s homepage Thursday morning. The search engine featured a picture of a beach as its splashed image, with one Twitter user noting that a quick zoom revealed a large phallus drawn into the sand. “Lol there’s a penis carved into the sand on http://bing.com homepage,” developer Andrew Lyle tweeted Thursday with a link to a screengrab on Imgur, a photo-sharing platform. The image had more than 1.2 million views by Thursday afternoon. “There’s a penis…

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American Airlines Faces Lawsuit Over ‘Vicious’ Attendant Destroying Woman’s Wedding Dress

American Airlines faced a lawsuit Tuesday after a woman alleged that the airline’s flight attendant deliberately destroyed her wedding dress in August 2015. The court papers claimed Yewande Oteh of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, decided to sue the airline after it failed to prevent or investigate the incident. Oteh was flying from Philadelphia International Airport to her destination wedding in Montego Bay, Jamaica, when the incident took place. The lawsuit claims that flight attendant Melanie Masters put something into the overhead bin where her dress was stored just after an argument between the two….

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Planes Collide On Tarmac Causing Flight Delays For Delta And American Airlines

Two flights from two different airlines collided Tuesday evening on the tarmac at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. The carriers told International Business Times in respective statements that the incident occurred after a Delta Air Lines plane struck an American Airlines plane Tuesday evening. American Airlines Flight 290 to Dublin was reportedly stationary on the tarmac and awaiting departure clearance when the wing of Delta Air Lines Flight 2503 to Seattle came into contact with the tail of the other plane. The Delta Air Lines plane was attempting to maneuver…

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What Does Pepsi Have To Gain From Trump Involvement?

PepsiCo’s Chief Executive Officer Indra Nooyi is being pressured to exit President Trump’s business council from online racial justice organization Color Of Change (COC), according to CNN. Following the events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia, six CEOs — including those of Intel and Under Armour— announced their departure from Trump’s advisory council. Nooyi, a powerful minority woman in business, has not deterred from her post. What does Pepsi have to gain financially from associating with Trump? According to Business Insider, CEOs were willing to join Trump’s business councils as a way to help the president…

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