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Woman with dog allergy refuses to get off plane, so cops push her off

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Another plane booting video is gaining traction online months after the violent United incident.  A woman was forcibly removed from a Southwest flight Tuesday, but this time around the passenger is getting very little sympathy online.  SEE ALSO: Unsettling video captures United passenger being forcibly removed from overbooked flight The woman, identified as 46-year-old Anila Daulatzai from Baltimore, had complained about two dogs on her flight from Baltimore-Washington International Airport to Los Angeles. She said she was deathly allergic, but when crew informed her they couldn’t remove the dogs, one of which was a service dog, she was told to […]

‘First nipple’ on daytime TV advert

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption TV stars AJ Odudu and Olivia Buckland feature in the advert The advert encourages people to examine their own breasts to check for signs of irregularities, which could be symptoms of cancer. Image copyright CoppaFeel! Image caption It also shows inanimate objects, encouraging viewers to explore them by touch Natalie Kelly, CEO of CoppaFeel!, said: “In demonstrating the power of our hands and celebrating our touch as the best tool for checking, we hope to encourage more young people across the UK to adopt a healthy boob-checking habit, which could one day save their […]

‘Hate crime’ victim ‘feared the worst’

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionA Muslim surgeon tells how he was attacked on the way to a mosque A doctor who was stabbed in the neck on his way to a mosque in a suspected hate crime said he “feared the worst”. Consultant surgeon Dr Nasser Kurdy was attacked outside the Altrincham and Hale Muslim Association at about 17:50 BST on Sunday. Dr Kurdy, who has been discharged from hospital, said he has “forgiven” his attacker and feels “no negative emotions”. Two men, aged 32 and 54, are being held for questioning over the attack. ‘Total […]

Yahoo now says all 3 billion of its accounts affected by massive hack

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Image: justin sullivan/Getty Images Yahoo revealed Tuesday that a massive cyberattack it suffered in 2013 was much more widespread than it previously said, according to regulatory filings. The web portal now says all 3 billion Yahoo accounts were compromised in the breach. The company initially said only 1 billion had been hit when it first disclosed the hack last December. SEE ALSO: More than 1 billion Yahoo users hacked in new security breach, company reveals That means that absolutely everyone who had a Yahoo account when the theft occurred in August 2013 was affected. Yahoo’s new Verizon-owned parent company, Oath, […]

‘Lost’ Rubens discovered after 400 years

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He said it was a “rare addition to Rubens’s portrait oeuvre, showing how he approached the genre”. Dr Grosvenor said: “The chance to discover a portrait of such a pivotal figure in British history by one of the greatest artists who ever lived has been thrillingly exciting.” Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionOver-painting and centuries of dust were removed to reveal Rubens’ original artwork Councillor David McDonald, chairman of Glasgow Life, said: “Unsurprisingly we are beyond delighted to discover the painting is by Rubens, an artist renowned globally as one of the most important painters in history.” […]

Apple is investigating reports of split open iPhone 8 Plus devices

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Apple fans finally have their hands on the iPhone 8, but two owners in Asia have already busted their new phones under strange circumstances.  An iPhone 8 Plus owner in Taiwan says that her five-day-old 64GB device split open while charging, according to The Next Web. The owner claims she was using the official Apple charging cord, and after about three minutes, the phone started swelling, and she pulled it off the charger.  Another iPhone 8 Plus owner in Japan also claims his phone started splitting open. The weird thing about his story is that he didn’t even have an […]

Netflix hopes to be entertaining us on grueling flights by 2018

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The dream life: Netflix on plane TVsImage: Mashable composite: netflix and Nadir Keklik/ap rex/shutterstock In an attempt to expand streaming access (and make traveling more bearable), Netflix is taking flight in 2018. As Variety reports, the company announced at Monday’s 2017 APEX Expo that it’s looking to partner with airline carriers in hopes of sharing its low-bandwidth mobile streaming technology with them to improve in-flight wi-fi speeds. That means you could soon be streaming your favorite movies and television shows in the air with ease.  SEE ALSO: Netflix’s prices are insanely low—enjoy it while you can The idea is that […]

UK explores ‘no deal’ Brexit

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: “The ball is in their court” The UK has set out how it could operate as an “independent trading nation” after Brexit, even if no trade deal is reached with Brussels. Prime Minister Theresa May told MPs “real and tangible progress” had been made in Brexit talks. But the country must be prepared for “every eventuality”, as the government published papers on future trade and customs arrangements. Labour said “no real progress has been made” since last June’s referendum. BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said a “no deal” scenario was […]

Children’s television show is under fire for a brief NSFW easter egg

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It’s not every day you’re forced to shield your child’s eyes while watching children’s television show.  Maya the Bee, a show on Netflix created by Studio 100 Animation and based on a German children’s book, came under fire this week after concerned mothers noticed a crude drawing of a penis in one of the scenes. Nope, this isn’t a debunk-able Disney moment—there are screenshots to prove it.  SEE ALSO: Netflix’s prices are insanely low—enjoy it while you can

Sanitary towel advert features red ‘blood’

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With the slogan “no blood should hold us back”, it featured a sanitary towel on a TV advert for the first time. Image Copyright @NylaNylaNyla @NylaNylaNyla Report Report Image Copyright @Sophie_R_Weaver @Sophie_R_Weaver Image copyright Bodyform Essity, the company which makes Bodyform, said it wanted to “challenge the stigma around periods”. Tanja Grubna said: “We believe that like any other taboo, the more people see it, the more normal the subject becomes.” Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41666280