Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended on Thursday her pricey haircut, claiming the 'right-wing' is 'mad' she looks good while promoting Democratic socialism. The 29-year-old progressive congresswoman received a $260 haircut and dye last month, the Washington Times revealed in a Wednesday article that criticized the lawmaker for 'preaching socialism while living the life of the privileged.' '40 million Americans live in poverty under today's extreme inequality, yet the right-wing want you to blame Democratic socialism for their own moral failures,' Ocasio-Cortez posted to her Twitter a day after the report circulated. 'Our policies, like Medicare for All, advance prosperity for working people. They're just mad we look good doing it.' Ocasio-Cortez, according to the report, received an $80 haircut and $180 low light treatment at Last Tangle Salon in Northwest Washington D.C. in September. The Times noted that with a 20 per cent tip, the total would come out to more than $300. Alexandria … [Read more...] about ‘They’re just mad we look good!’ Socialist congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lashes out at conservative reporter who outed her $312 haircut in D.C.
One of NBC's most senior executives faced a rebellion from the network's top journalists on Thursday as he was questioned on precisely what the staffer who publicly accused Matt Lauer of rape this week told bosses before he was fired from the Today Show in 2017. Veteran NBC staffers had a heated call with the president of NBC News, Noah Oppenheim, a day after the explosive allegation that Lauer had 'anally raped' his junior colleague in 2014, DailyMail.com has learned. In a scheduled meeting at NBC News' Rockefeller Center headquarters in New York at 9am on Thursday, senior correspondents and producers - some of whom dialed in from elsewhere in the country - grilled Oppenheim on the revelation Wednesday that Brooke Nevils said that Lauer sexually assaulted her in his hotel room in Sochi, Russia, during the 2014 Winter Olympics. Lauer was fired in November 2017 after Nevils, a former assistant to Meredith Vieira, spoke to executives. Oppenheim and his boss Andy Lack, the chairman of NBC … [Read more...] about NBC reporters tell bosses ‘we deserve answers’ as they vent fury at executive over how network handled allegation Matt Lauer raped junior producer in his hotel room during 2014 Olympics
There are 4.8 million American children between ages 10 and 17 that are obese, a new report finds. This makes the national obesity rate 15.3 percent for 2017-18 compared with 16.1 percent in 2016, but the authors say this slight drop is not 'statistically significant.' Researchers found poor children were more than twice as likely to be dangerously overweight as their rich peers. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) says there need to be more policies enacted at both the state and federal levels to further drive down the numbers. A new report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has found that 4.8 million American children between ages 10 and 17 are obese. Blue (0-9.9%); Teal (10-14.9%); Green (15-19.9%); Yellow (20- 24.9%); Orange (25 - 29.9%) For their annual State of Childhood Obesity report, the researchers analyzed data collected through the 2017 and 2018 National Survey of Children's Health, which looks at children's physical and mental health, … [Read more...] about 4.8 million American children are obese, report reveals – and poor kids are over twice as likely to have unhealthy weights as their rich peers
A new report finds Apple reigns supreme in the smartphone world. Consumer Reports has revealed that the tech giant’s iPhone 11 Pro Max is the top-rated handset on the market, followed by the iPhone 11 Pro. The report found that the iPhones had the best cameras, faster processors and are designed with a battery that lasts approximately 40.5 hours – beating out Samsung and Google for the first time. Scroll down for video A new report finds Apple reigns supreme in the smartphone world. Consumer Reports has revealed that the tech giant’s iPhone 11 Pro Max is the top-rated handset on the market, followed by the iPhone 11 Pro (left) In previous years, it was always Samsung or Google who took home the crown in Consumer Report’s testing, but Apple has taken the title for the first time in history. The report starts with the ‘more-than-impressive’ 40.5 hours of battery life, which is Consumer Reports ‘longest stretch any phone currently … [Read more...] about Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max top Consumer Reports’ smartphone ranking ahead of rivals Samsung and Google for the first time thanks to improved cameras, processors and battery life
A JetBlue Airways flight from Newark to Orlando was forced to make an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday night. Crew aboard JetBlue flight 227 reported smoke in the cockpit of the Airbus A320 aircraft just minutes after take-off at Newark, declaring an emergency to air traffic control. The flight had been bound for Orlando International Airport but the plane landed at JFK shortly after 7:30pm yesterday night. Crew aboard JetBlue flight 227 reported smoke in the cockpit of the Airbus A320 aircraft just minutes after take-off at Newark, declaring an emergency to air traffic control (File photo) The Federal Aviation Administration say they’re investigating the incident. In a statement, a JetBlue spokesperson told DailyMail.com the crew noticed an electrical smell inside the cockpit, in addition to the smoke. Passengers aboard the aircraft were transferred onto another plane and continued on to Orlando. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next … [Read more...] about JetBlue flight from Newark to Orlando makes emergency landing at JFK after crew reports smoke in the cockpit