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June 30, 2017

Mika & Joe Respond To TRUMP "We Are OK...The Country Is Not"

Edited to add official MSNBC video.
June 28, 2017

Colorado mom angry at United after infant overheats while airplane sits on tarmac at DIA

Source: The Denver Post

A Colorado mother is criticizing United Airlines for its response after her baby became overheated while their flight-delayed aircraft sat on the tarmac in Denver during Thursday’s heatwave.


“His whole body flashed red and his eyes rolled back in his head and he was screaming,” France said. “And then he went limp in my arms. It was the worst moment of my life.”

France and other passengers begged for an ambulance. There appeared to be disagreement between the flight crew and the ground crew over whether stairs should be pushed to the aircraft or the airplane should return to the gate, she said.

France said she sobbed as she sat by the open door and waited as Owen drifted in and out consciousness. She estimates they waited 30 minutes before the airplane returned to the gate.

“They seemed completely unprepared for a medical emergency,” she said.

Read more: http://www.denverpost.com/2017/06/23/united-airlines-infant-overheats-dia/

How absolutely horrifying.

June 23, 2017

NBA Hall of Famer Rodman: People dont see good side of North Korea

Source: The Hill

NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman told ABC News on Friday that he felt like he was at least partially responsible for the release of now-deceased American student Otto Warmbier, who died on Monday.


"I asked on behalf of Dennis for his release three times," Volo told ABC News. "Because when I was organizing the trip ... and I meet with the delegates here, you know, I addressed Otto Warmbier. And I said to them, 'we would need his, you know, a release, some type of good faith, if we're ever going to do some type of future sports relations.' They said they understood."


The basketball star called North Korea's dictator Kim Jong Un a friend, saying people don't see the "good side" of the country. Rodman didn't meet with Kim this time in North Korea but has met with the reclusive leader in the past.

"People don't see the good side about that country. It's like going, like, to Asia. It's like going to like Istanbul, Turkey, or any place like that, " Rodman said. "You know, you going to see some poverty. You're going to see some people that's not doing too well."

Rodman says if people got to know Kim Jong Un, they would like him.

"I think people don't see him as a friendly guy," Rodman continued. "We sing karaoke, it's all fun. Ride horses, everything."

More: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/339133-nba-hall-of-famer-rodman-people-dont-see-the-good-side-of-north

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