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young woman loudly shames man who groped her on flight

WATCH: Young Woman Fights Back Ingeniously Against Man She Says Groped Her
"You think us girls stay silent and you can do anything, right?"
By Kali Holloway / AlterNet February 5, 2015
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http://m.youtube.com/?tab=w1#/watch?v=2KxHZ_3gatw

http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/watch-young-woman-fights-back-ingeniously-against-man-she-says-groped-her

Endless kudos and a million high fives to the woman who perv-shamed a man who she says shamelessly groped her on a plane. Instead of silently dealing with the creep’s unwanted touching, the woman filmed him as she loudly and publicly berated him. The video that emerged, uploaded to YouTube a week ago, shows the alleged harasser hiding his face in shame as the woman gives him what for. The incident took place on an IndiGo Airlines flight to Bhubaneswar, India.

Here’s an excerpt of the exchange that appears in the video:

Girl: “You’re asking for forgiveness. Why? Because I’m a girl? And you have the right to touch me anytime, anywhere you want to?”


Man: “I’m asking for forgiveness.”

Girl: “What forgiveness are you asking for? Did you do it only once? Was it by mistake? Look at how old you are. Old moron. Halfway into your grave and still not wise enough. Say more? Say more, come on. I’m videotaping you, mister! If you ever do this again, you’ll remember this episode. You think us girls stay silent and you can do anything, right? Look here. Why are you so bashful now? I will call security. I’ll make sure I make a complaint.”

According to the user who uploaded the video, Shreyas Rao, the woman shared the footage along with a note:

“This man on the seat behind mine, put his fingers in the seat gap to touch me!!! I was very shocked for sometime to react. By then the flight went to landing mode. Then the moment flight touched down, i got up. Saw his hand was again on the side ready to take up any opportunity to touch me!!! I created such a scene, humiliated him in front of the whole flight! He thought like usual girls will keep quiet and he can get away with this! I have lodged an FIR now! He is a very rich man of bhubaneswar and is now very humiliated in front of the people who know him. Cant believe the ordeal i had to go thru but being silent is a crime! The police officer was very helpful and the Indigo staff remained with me throughout.”
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Fri Feb 6, 2015, 11:08 PM (7 replies)

UPDATE: Detroit man who walks 21 miles to work: - given new 2015 Ford Taurus, GofundMe balance $318K

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - The Detroit man who made international news over his difficult daily commute to work won't have to walk anymore.



James Robertson has been given a new car by Suburban Ford of Sterling Heights, Michigan. Robertson picked up the car, a red fully loaded 2015 Ford Taurus, on Friday.

PREVIOUS | Funds pour in for Michigan man who walks 21 miles to, from work

When he picked up the car, Robertson said, "I don't like it, I love it!"

The story of how the 56-year-old Robertson walks 21 miles every day to get to and from work was first reported by the Detroit Free Press . Since then, it has appeared on both national and international news outlets.

It has also led to more than $310,000 in donations to a GoFundMe site for Robertson that was set up by a Wayne State University student.

http://www.theindychannel.com/news/new-car-for-detroit-man-whose-story-of-his-difficult-daily-commute-made-international-headlines
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Fri Feb 6, 2015, 08:50 PM (5 replies)

teen walks into Target looking for a tie for a job interview. photo goes viral

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Audrey Mark told CNN affiliate WTVD she was shopping at a store in Raleigh on Wednesday when she noticed something unusual.

"I see this young teen being hovered over by this Target employee," Mark said.

Curious, she got closer to see what was going on. The employee was not just tying the teen's tie, he was imparting some wisdom as well.

"I hear him peppering him with all this advice on interview skills and handshakes," she told the affiliate.

Employee Cathy Scott said the teen walked into the store looking for a tie.

"I asked him if he needed help, and he told me he needed clip-on ties," Scott told the affiliate. "We didn't have any."

She turned to her co-worker, Dennis Roberts, and asked him if he knew how to tie a regular tie. He said yes, so the teen bought one and handed it to Roberts.

But Scott and Roberts went a step further and prepared the teen for his interview.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/06/us/target-tie-teen-moment/index.html

While all this was going on, a curious Target shopper noticed the heartwarming scene and snapped a photo.

“It was a very quiet simple moment, but it was very profound honestly kindness… from strangers… in a Super Target,” she recalls. “He leaves and all these Target employees are screaming ‘Bye! Good luck! Tell us how it went.'”

“We were just here to help a young man get a job and forward his future,” said the employee who tied the tie.

The Target workers later popped by the Chick fil-A to talk up the teen and see how he did on the interview. The manager said he’d make a decision by the end of the week.

http://consumerist.com/2015/02/06/target-workers-caught-on-camera-helping-teen-job-interviewee-tie-his-tie/
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Fri Feb 6, 2015, 08:43 PM (266 replies)

hateful homophobe Zimbabwean President trips and falls, Internet goes wild







When 90-year-old Zimbabwean President and noted homophobe Robert Mugabe slipped and fell on the red carpet Wednesday in Harare, his handlers immediately demanded photographers delete their shots of the leader’s embarrassing tumble.

At least one refused, leading to the widespread publication of the above photo. Before long, memes were popping up all over social media.

Perhaps one of the reasons Photoshoppers so gleefully took to the task of meming Mugabe was his hateful comments about Africa’s gay community.

In the past, Mugabe has called gay people “worse than pigs and dogs,” and threatened to have them beheaded.

http://blog.sfgate.com/hottopics/2015/02/06/mugabe-trips-and-falls-internet-goes-wild/
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Fri Feb 6, 2015, 03:51 PM (4 replies)

family arrested for staging elaborate hours long "stranger danger" lesson for 6 yr old

Family kidnaps 6-year-old boy, keeps him for hours to teach a lesson about stranger danger: cops

Three family members and a family friend in Troy, Mo., allegedly planned the kidnapping of a 6-year-old boy who was 'too nice' and needed to learn about stranger danger. The adults lured him into a truck, threatened him with a gun, kept him captive in a basement and told him he'd get sold into sex slavery before finally revealing the stunt and then lecturing him.

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Let this be a lesson about the dangers of terrible child care.

Three relatives and a family friend of a 6-year-old Missouri boy allegedly staged his traumatic, all-too-real kidnapping and kept him captive for hours to teach him about stranger danger.

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Firoved, 23, waited for the boy to get off his school bus in Troy, then lured him into a pickup truck and told him he’d never “see his mommy again” and was going to get “nailed to the wall of a shed,” KSDK reported.

Firoved brandished a handgun when the boy started crying and said he’d get hurt if he didn’t stop, police said. When the boy kept crying, Firoved allegedly bound his hands and feet and put a jacket over his head to blindfold him.

He led the blindfolded boy into his own basement, and then the boy’s 38-year-old aunt, Denise Kroutil, took off his pants, told him he was going to be sold into sex slavery and yelled at him for not resisting her.
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/family-kidnaps-boy-teach-stranger-danger-cops-article-1.2105145
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Thu Feb 5, 2015, 10:40 PM (10 replies)

Baby girl dies after home treatment for lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag went wrong

Baby girl dies after home treatment for lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag went wrong and she suffocated

18-month-old was left unsupervised for hours, say Massachusetts police
Another child in home had lice but family shaved his head
Department of Children and Families said any children from the home are now in care of relative and that they are investigating
National Lice Association president says plastic bags are always bad idea


n 18-month old child in Massachusetts suffocated to death from a plastic bag was placed over her mayonnaise-covered head during a home treatment for head lice.

The girl had apparently fallen asleep when the bag slipped down and covered her face, asphyxiating her.

Springfield officers said the infant was left unattended for hours before anyone checked on her.

There was a second child in the house who had lice at the same time but the family decided to shave his head.

Sgt. John Delaney said police responded to a call last Saturday that a child was not breathing, according to Masslive.com.

Police have not filed charges and the matter is under investigation.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2941544/Infant-girl-suffocates-death-home-LICE-treatment-required-plastic-bag-placed-mayonnaise-covered-head.html#ixzz3QuwsXLSV

Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Thu Feb 5, 2015, 06:49 PM (15 replies)

Kids misbehaving? Georgia barber will give them the "grown-up kids special"

Barber gives embarrassing haircuts to misbehaving kids

"So you wana act grown...well now you can look grown too". The grown-up kids special by: @rusty_fred GOT TO REACH EM SOMEHOW....






A barbershop in Georgia has come up with a creative way to encourage good behavior - an "old man" haircut.

A few times a week, the shop offers a free "Benjamin Button Special" haircut to kids who are acting up.

The cut resembles the hairstyle you might see on a senior citizen, with a balding top, and a little bit of hair on the sides.

http://www.wilx.com/news/headlines/Georgia-Barber-Offers-Old-Man-Haircuts-for-Naughty-Kids-290828331.html


A Georgia barber is offering a unique service to help misbehaving kids clean up their act.

Russell Frederick is the co-owner of A-1 Kutz Salon in Snellville.

He said he had to start disciplining his child when he was acting up and getting bad grades.

“I shaved his head bald,” Frederick said. “I told him that next time, I would do that particular cut.”

He said his tactic was surprisingly effective.
- See more at: http://www.wpxi.com/news/news/national/local-barber-gives-embarrassing-haircuts-misbehavi/nj4hc/?ref=cbTopWidget#sthash.HbyOXSlx.dpuf
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Wed Feb 4, 2015, 09:27 PM (38 replies)

Arizona AG’s office says prison teacher raped by inmate knew the dangers of her job

he Arizona Attorney General's office claims a prison teacher who was brutally beaten, stabbed and raped inside a prison classroom knew that the job carried inherent risks, including being assaulted.

In seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the woman, state prosecutor Jonathan Weisbard wrote "by being placed in a classroom at the complex, the officers were not placing Plaintiff in any type of situation that she would not normally face," according to The Republic newspaper.

"The risk of harm, including assault, always existed at a prison like Eyman," the deputy attorney general wrote of the prison complex in Florence.

The woman claims prison staff failed to protect her in January 2014, when she was told to give a high-school equivalency test to seven convicted sex offenders in a room with no windows and no guards.


http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/ariz-ag-raped-prison-teacher-no-sue-article-1.2103492
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Wed Feb 4, 2015, 09:08 PM (13 replies)

gofundme account for Detroit guy who walks 21 miles to work - balance = $288,000

http://www.gofundme.com/l7girc

Update: Hi everyone! At the beginning, my goal was just $5000. I just wanted to get him a car to get back and forth to work, but thanks to everyone's generous donations, this is skyrocketed into more than just a car. I want to thank everyone for their continued donations. Every penny will help James in any way that he needs it.

Leaving home in Detroit at 8 a.m., James Robertson doesn't look like an endurance athlete.

Pudgy of form, shod in heavy work boots, Robertson trudges almost haltingly as he starts another workday.

But as he steps out into the cold, Robertson, 56, is steeled for an Olympic-sized commute. Getting to and from his factory job 23 miles away in Rochester Hills, he'll take a bus partway there and partway home. And he'll also walk an astounding 21 miles.

Five days a week. Monday through Friday.

It's the life Robertson has led for the last decade, ever since his 1988 Honda Accord quit on him.

Every trip is an ordeal of mental and physical toughness for this soft-spoken man with a perfect attendance record at work. And every day is a tribute to how much he cares about his job, his boss and his coworkers. Robertson's daunting walks and bus rides, in all kinds of weather, also reflect the challenges some metro Detroiters face in getting to work in a region of limited bus service, and where car ownership is priced beyond the reach of many.

But you won't hear Robertson complain — nor his boss.

James Robertson, 56, of Detroit, walks toward Woodward Ave. in Detroit to catch his morning bus to Somerset Collection in Troy before walking to his job at Schain Mold & Engineering in Rochester Hills on Thursday January 29, 2015. James walks 21 miles daily round trip to his job.Robertson's roundtrip commute requires a bus ride each direction as well as nearly 21-miles of walking consuming 22 hours of his day before beginning again throughout the work week.
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Wed Feb 4, 2015, 05:10 PM (17 replies)

Conrad Hilton arrested after fit on plane, accused flight crew of “taking the peasants’ side”

An enraged Hilton was restrained and handcuffed by flight attendants during a series of fits in which he accused the flight crew of “taking the peasants’ side,” according to an FBI affidavit included in a criminal complaint filed Monday.

Hilton told the co-pilot of the international flight: “If you wanna square up to me bro, then bring it on and I will … fight you,” according to the affidavit.

“We take disruptions on airplanes very seriously,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Alexander Schwab said outside court.

During the nearly 11-hour flight, witnesses heard Conrad mumbling to himself, then yelling obscenities and threatening crew members, according to the affidavit.

Hilton — grandson of famed hotel billionaire Conrad Hilton Sr. — began punching the bulkhead of the plane close to an attendant’s face, according to the affidavit. Additionally, witnesses said Hilton was apparently smoking marijuana in one of the plane’s bathrooms, the affidavit states.

http://mynewsla.com/hollywood/2015/02/03/conrad-hilton-arrested-allegedly-assaulting-intimidating-flight-attendants/?google_editors_picks=true
Posted by Liberal_in_LA | Tue Feb 3, 2015, 08:46 PM (42 replies)
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